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Jun 26

Cars Have Always Played a Big Role in Movies

Batmobile

Cars have a long history of playing big roles in movies. Here are a few of the more famous cars we’ve seen on film throughout the years: 1968 Mustang GT: You remember Steve McQueen speeding like a racecar driver through the streets of San Francisco in the movie “Bullitt?” He was in that classic Mustang, …

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Jun 26

Road Trip Tips for the Journey of a Lifetime

Road Trip

If you’re anything like us, you look forward to the perfect driving weather of summer all year. Now that summer is finally here, it’s time to start planning the road trip you’ve been waiting for. Before you hit the road, though, follow these road trip tips to ensure a more successful adventure.   Find the …

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May 05

Take a Summer Road Trip in Michigan

Summer Road Trip

Are you ready for a summer road trip? Warm weather and mild driving conditions are the key factors for making any drive great, and there are a number of locations in Michigan that are ideal as road trip destinations. Whether you prefer the beaches along the lake or the big cities on the Lower Peninsula, …

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Apr 20

Spring Car Cleaning Tips to Get Your Car Looking Like New

Spring Car Cleaning Tips to Get Your Car Looking Like New

One of the most important parts of spring car maintenance is giving your car a thorough cleaning. Not only does it help prevent rust, improve safety, and keep your car healthy, but it’s a great way to start the season off right. Follow these car cleaning tips to welcome spring: Clean the carpets It’s easy …

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Apr 11

Facts about Potholes: Everything You Need to Know

Facts about Potholes: Everything You Need to Know

Winter is finally moving on, but it’s leaving behind a seriously annoying souvenir: potholes. So how should you deal with potholes, what happens if you hit them, and why do potholes get so bad in the winter? Understanding the enemy is the first step to overcoming it, so check out these facts about potholes. Why …

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Mar 26

Why You Should Rotate Your Tires

Rotating Tires

After buying a vehicle at Pfeiffer Plainfield Used, it is important to keep up with routine maintenance tasks, such as oil changes and tire rotations. But why is it so important that you rotate your tires? Simply put, rotating your tires will make them last longer. Because your front tires turn but your back tires …

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Mar 11

3 Signs Your Car Is Not Ready for Spring

Car Service

Michigan winters are brutal. Luckily, spring is on its way. Before you go out and celebrate the warm weather, you’ll want to make sure your car is ready to join you. Here are three signs your car is not ready for spring: It’s still covered in salt: Road salt is terrible for your car, as …

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Feb 22

Off-Roading Tips for Beginners

Off-roading can be a great way to get to know your vehicle better and to explore the outdoors from a whole new perspective. If you have an off-road ready vehicle from Pfeiffer Used Cars, we encourage you to explore the experience. But use these off-roading tips for a safe and successful first-time out.   Pack …

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Feb 21

How to Keep a Clean Car

Keep A Clean Car

  Was cleanliness one of your New Year’s resolutions? These tips from Pfeiffer Used Cars will help you to keep a clean car no matter how busy your days may be.   Keep a Duster on Hand A can of compressed air is the perfect tool to dust vents and small crevices in your cabin. …

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Jan 29

Winter Car Hacks

Winter Car In Snow

  The bitter cold can be brutal in the winter, especially in Michigan. While you wait for spring to come, here are some winter car hacks to get you through the coldest months of the year. Lift those wipers                                                                      Pesky snow and ice can sometimes freeze your wipers to your windshield. Avoid this by lifting …

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