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Everything You Need to Know About Measuring Tread Depth

Are you driving on bald tires? How can you tell when your tread is too thin? The answers are not hard to find once you know just a few simple things about measuring tread depth.

How is tread depth expressed?

Tread-depth measurements are always recorded in 32nds of an inch (e.g. 4/32 inch, not 1/8 inch).

What tools are used to measure tread depth?

Professional mechanics use a depth gauge to get an exact reading. At home, a penny or quarter can be used to measure tread depth. Insert the coin into the tread with the president…

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How to Check 2 Vital Engine Fluids


Your pre-owned car from Philpott Pre-Owned Super Center has been inspected for quality, and comes with a CARFAX Vehicle History Report with information on how it has been maintained through the years. Now its maintenance is in your hands.
 

Our professional service center, located in Nederland, is always here to help whenever you need an oil change, battery replacement, tire rotation, and more—but to provide the best possible care for your vehicle, it is important to check engine fluids at home.

Checking Your Oil

This should be done once a month. Make sure the engine is cool, then locate…

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Maintain Your Used Car Regularly with the Help of Our Trusted Service Technicians

According to research from the American Automobile Association—better known as the AAA—there are many drivers one the road who go into debt because they cannot afford the cost of repairs. Oftentimes, this is because of a lack of regular maintenance which leads to more expensive car repairs down the line. Fortunately, our team at Philpott Pre-Owned Super Center is here to...

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Make Buying a Used Car Stress-Free with a CARFAX Vehicle History Report®

At Philpott Pre-Owned Super Center, we want Nederland drivers like you to have a pleasant experience while shopping for your used car. That is why we offer hundreds of the vehicles from our collection with a CARFAX Vehicle History Report®. It is our way of assuring that you have the utmost transparency with your next purchase.

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Keep Your Summer Rides Comfortable with the Following Car Care Tips!

The best way to keep your summer rides cool and comfortable is to maintain your car on a routine basis! High temperatures can negatively affect vehicle components, but with proper care, you can make sure they continue to work in optimum condition and provide you with great driving results. Below, you will find a video and accompanying list of tips for you to follow.

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Maintain Your Vehicle for Optimum Performance though Heatwaves

Summer is in many ways synonymous with hot days. Naturally, this is because the season brings the heat. While for many, this marks the start of long-awaited vacations, outdoor excursions, and other delightful activities, the team at Philpott Pre-Owned Super Center has vehicle maintenance in mind. As a driver, you should too because hot temperatures spells a number of problems for vehicles that are not prepared.

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Dealership Pre-Owned vs Private Seller

Confidence in the seller is an important factor when buying a vehicle. There are many places to find a private seller for a vehicle, but buying a pre-owned vehicle from a dealership is much safer.

A dealership pre-owned vehicle has been inspected to make sure you are being told the truth about the vehicle you are looking at. 

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We Have Your Summer Essentials

We have the newest addition to your list of summer essentials: an affordable vehicle. By buying a vehicle that doesn’t break the bank, you'll have the money to take that trip you’ve been waiting to take. Whether you want to fly somewhere, or take a road trip, an affordable vehicle option is the way to make it a reality.

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