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Tips for Changing a Flat Tire

Having a flat tire is inconvenient, but being prepared with a few tools will make the situation tolerable. It is also a good idea to practice changing your vehicle's tire in a safe area. To change a flat tire, you will need a car jack, a lug wrench, and a spare tire. Make sure to inspect your spare tire at the same time you check your regular tires.

Before changing the tire, make sure the car is off. Set the emergency brake. Chock the wheels with either chock blocks, large rocks, or logs. Chocking the wheels will help stop…

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How to Tell if Your Ignition Needs Service

If your car is refusing to start and replacing your battery doesn't solve the issue, then the issue likely isn't the battery at all, but rather your vehicle's ignition system. So, how can you identify whether or not your ignition is the problem without buying a new battery?

There are a few clear identifiers that can help you locate a busted ignition. Strange sounds, such as grinding or a high-pitched whine when you try to start your car, can be a clear indicator of ignition problems. But the problems aren't always that clear. 

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Is Your Muffler or Exhaust System in Trouble?

The muffler and exhaust systems on your vehicle are designed to basically muffle the sounds of your engine so you have a quieter driving experience. Some people like to amp up the sound of their vehicle with certain mufflers and exhausts, but essentially if you drove your vehicle without a muffler or an exhaust of any kind, you wouldn't be able to hear yourself think straight. If you notice your vehicle is becoming louder the more you drive it, you may need some repairs done to your muffler or exhaust.

 

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Why Should You Consider Service for Your Suspension?

If you are traveling in downtown Phoenix and you think that there is something going on with your car when you hit a bump, then you might want to get your car checked out. If the car is bouncing too much for your comfort, it's possible the suspension is the issue.

This is something that needs to be checked out sooner, rather than later. You are going to want to get it checked before there is an issue with the parts of the car that are connected to the suspension and you need to pay big time bucks getting…

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Don't Let Your Vehicle Throw You A Curve Ball


You shouldn't ever let your vehicle toss you a curve ball. Those curve balls often result in a swing and a miss. A vehicle needs regular maintenance to go the distance. You can't hit a home run without proper preparation. Maintenance is the best way to prepare your vehicle for success. Many skip or wait on maintenance because of their busy schedules.

You don't have to do that with our dealership. Our online service scheduler is a simple to use application. You can set your own individual appointment with just a few clicks. You can browse the…
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Bad Weather Can't Stand Up to AWD and 4WD


Nobody enjoys driving in harsh conditions, especially when they have to get to work, or, go somewhere with the family. Bueno Used Cars in Phoenix just might be able to make your commute or family adventures a bit more pleasant, during any condition. If you've never considered an all wheel or four wheel drive vehicle, now is the time. With manufacturers competing to win your business, more features are being offered, and, some of them for free.

AWD and 4WD work by utilizing all wheels on the vehicle rather than just two. AWD uses additional power only when necessary…
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Keep Your Tire Tread in Good Shape

Tire tread is very important. You depend on your tires to keep you safe on the road, and in order for your tires to be able to do their job on the streets of Phoenix, they need to have a good amount of tread on them.

You want your tires to also wear very evenly so that they will last a long time without you having to replace them. Tires have a certain amount of time that they should last and if they wear unevenly, you will be replacing them a lot sooner than you should be and that gets…

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Why You Should Never Run Out of Wiper Fluid

Everyone knows the importance of having good windshield wipers. They keep your windshield clear and safe to see through while driving. However, people often forget - until it is too late - to top off their windshield wiper fluid and end up stuck in a bad situation with no way to see out.

Consider these situations: It is cold out and it begins to rain. The rain sticks to your windshield and leaves dark muddy streaks when you use just your wipers. You hit the fluid button, but there is none. This is a dangerous situation that could have been avoided.

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When You Think New Car, Think Used Instead

Everyone wants to buy a new car. Think about the pride of ownership. For some people, keeping up with the latest vehicle is important. For most people, the important thing is simply getting where they need to go with ease. When you start to think about buying a new car, why not stop and think about buying a pre-loved vehicle instead?

 

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