Buying A Used Car?

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When buying a used car, it’s important to thoroughly inspect the vehicle to ensure that you are getting a quality vehicle that is in good working condition. Here are a few things you should check when inspecting a used car:

  1. Body and paint: Check for any signs of rust, dents, or damage to the body. Look for any mismatched paint or signs of bodywork.
  2. Tires: Check the tread depth, look for uneven wear and any cuts or bulges on the tires.
  3. Suspension: Check for any signs of wear or damage to the suspension, such as worn bushings or leaks in the shocks or struts.
  4. Brakes: Check the pads, rotors, calipers and brake lines, look for any signs of wear or damage.
  5. Engine: Check for any leaks, or signs of damage or wear. Start the engine and listen for any unusual noises or vibrations.
  6. Transmission: Check the transmission fluid level and look for any signs of wear or damage. Test drive the car and see if the transmission shifts smoothly.
  7. Electrical: Check all the electrical components, such as lights, windows, and other accessories. Make sure that they are all working properly.
  8. Interior: Check the interior for any signs of wear or damage, such as torn or stained seats, or worn carpets.
  9. Maintenance records: Ask for maintenance records to know if the vehicle has been well taken care of.
  10. History Report: Get a history report for the car to know if it has been in any accidents or if it has any outstanding recalls.

It’s always a good idea to have a mechanic inspect the vehicle before buying, as they have the experience and knowledge to identify any potential issues that may not be immediately apparent.

Interested in a used car? Make sure you let your trusted team at Trinity Auto Worx review the used vehicle for you!

Safety Check: How’s Your Tire Pressure?

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The goblins, ghouls, and tricks have passed, and we played it safe with our lighting safety check. Now as we roll through November, the treats still continue! We start to gobble up the miles as we prepare for our feasts in a few short weeks. As we gather around the table to give thanks, this Thanksgiving, we want everyone to get there safe.

We can overlook the many miles we will gobble up with last minute trips to the store, cooking a little of this and preparing a little of that. Picking up the kids and dropping them off, going back out for those items we forgot, and last minute guests that need a place to sit.
It’s time for our next safety tip.

Tire checks are an essential safety check that can easily be overlooked this busy holiday season. Maintaining the correct tire pressure is vital for the safety of you, your family and everyone around you as you travel the roads.

Gobbling up extra miles over the holidays, our tires loose wear that can cause tears, flats and even blowouts if tires are not properly maintained.
Thanksgiving is one of the most massive traveling holidays of the year (information found via AAA, link provided below).

Let’s continue to keep everyone safe by stopping into to see the experts at Trinity Auto Worx for their tire safety special:

Free tire inspection (including spare tire) with an oil change or service.

Traveling information found at