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Spring Car Tips

Spring is on the best times to take care of your car. It feels so good to drive around town with the windows down in your shiny, clean car. Winter blues are on their way out and being replaced with springtime fun. Prepare your car now and enjoy the exciting times ahead.

  • Brush up on your owner's manual and follow the recommended service schedules.
  • Flush and refill the cooling system (radiator) according. The level, condition, and concentration of the coolant should be checked.
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Keep Your Brakes in The Condition They Need to Be in

Brakes are very important, there's no doubt about that. So what is it that can we do to make sure that they are up to the standard they should be? We can ensure our vehicle has regular inspections. Your brakes should get inspected every 12,000 miles or if it has been over a year. You should also pay attention to any warning signs your car may be putting out, like squealing or grinding sounds when you brake. Also, if your brake sensor comes on (located on your dash) be sure not to ignore it...

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Rotating Your Tires and Inspecting Them

When your tires are in touch with the pavement and are moving, they are being worn down. Over a period of time, unfortunately, tires wear out. Rotating tires can prolong the life of the tire quite a bit. Tires wear unevenly on your car. That is why when you rotate them; the wear is going to be a little more even. Tire rotations will prolong the life of the tires.

If a tire is worn, it can be dangerous to drive on it. You can tell if a tire gets worn by having it inspected with a tread gauge. Or…

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Why Do Manufacturers Create Vehicle Maintenance Schedules?

After you purchase a car, truck or SUV, you have joined a great family of vehicles. The manufacturer hopes to make your experience, the best possible. This includes providing you with a key to understanding, caring for and maintaining your vehicle: your vehicle maintenance schedule.

Wouldn't it be great, if your "vehicle was maintenance-free?" Unfortunately, it is not. From time to time, we get a car whose owner has not filled up the oil, thinking it wasn’t of importance. You do have the make the effort in taking care of your vehicle, but the maintenance schedule lays it…

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Make Sure Your Vehicle is Prepared for Winter Weather

Inclement weather can be treacherous and deadly, but you can be ready for anything the road brings if your vehicle is properly serviced and maintained for the winter months. The best way to start is to ensure that your vehicle has been serviced recently; ask your service provider to check things like antifreeze levels, oil levels, defroster and heater; it's also important to check tire pressure and tread depth.  
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Why is a Toyota Certified Used Vehicle Good for You?

At Philpott Pre-Owned Super Center, our quality used vehicles are something to behold. If you are looking into purchasing a used Toyota vehicle, you might want to consider going with a Toyota Certified Used Vehicle. Why? Because at Philpott Pre-Owned Super Center our Toyota Certified Used Vehicles accompany a great warranty. The Certified Warranty gives you the peace of mind that you are looking for when purchasing a used vehicle. You will also get a 160-Point Inspection with the purchase of your Toyota Certified Used Vehicle...

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A Used Ford Fusion Matches Efficiency with the Safety You Need

If you love cruising the best automobiles around the globe, but don't want to break the bank, a used Ford is the car for you.

A pre-owned Ford Fusion makes for not only a great commuter car but a great family car as well. In the recent-year base model Fusion S and its 2.5L Duratec I-4 engine you will enjoy getting 21 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway. Stepping up to the Fusion Hybrid S and its 2.0L iVCT Atkinson-cycle I-4 engine and you will get a remarkable 43 mpg city, 41 mpg…
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Oh, the Options of Motor Oil…

Synthetic? Traditional? Which one should you choose?

Deciding to change your car's oil every so often shouldn’t be an option, but there are options for motor oil. Many people do not know which type of motor oil to use and the difference between them. Knowing who to give your vehicle to for oil servicing is no less vital. That's why Philpott Pre-Owned Super Center is here to help and you are no less than our absolute number one priority as the customer. Let us have a quick look at your vehicle, and we can provide you with…

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Why Are Routine Oil Changes Necessary?

If you are anything like most drivers, then you probably want your car to perform at its best for as long as possible. Achieving this, however, can only be done through proper maintenance of your vehicle. This includes bringing it in to be serviced when necessary. Out of the many different automotive services offered, the most common and most frequently needed is the oil change. Some drivers may not understand just how important their car’s oil is to its longevity and performance. Oil is what lubricates all of the moving parts in a vehicle’s engine, allowing it to…
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