Category: Car Care

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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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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Oct 25

Winter Car Care Tips

Winter Car Care Tips

The cool fall weather is still going strong, but winter will arrive in full force sooner than you think. Here are a few winter car care tips from us here at Pfeiffer Used so you can get through the upcoming winter months without any major issues. Tire Pressure As temperatures drop, so does your vehicle’s …

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May 22

Spring Car Maintenance Tips

Spring Car Maintenance in Byron Center, MI

Cars deal with every season differently just like people do, so it’s important to help vehicles adjust to the changing weather. Winter is harsh on cars, so spring car maintenance is mostly about helping cars recover from the winter and transitioning them into the hot summer months. Here are some essential maintenance tasks to do …

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Apr 28

What to Do If Your Car Won’t Start: Avoid Getting Stranded

what to do if your car won’t start

Understanding what to do if your car won’t start is an important part of being a responsible vehicle owner. No one wants to get stranded on the side of the road, something that is especially likely to happen if you don’t have a roadside emergency plan. No matter how reliable you think your car is, …

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Dec 05

The Benefits of Low Viscosity Oil in the Wintertime

benefits of low viscosity oil

You may have read a tip or two about using a certain type of oil for your vehicle for the wintertime. This type is called “low viscosity oil,” which is just a fancy way to say “thin oil.” Now, the question is, what are the benefits of low viscosity oil, and why do I need …

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Oct 20

Propping Up Wipers in Wintertime: What Does It Do?

Wipers in wintertime

Anyone who lives in an area with particularly harsh winters has probably seen a string of cars with their wipers propped up. Although it looks a little weird at first, many claim this simple act will keep your wipers in prime condition. That’s why we’ve done a little research to see if this winter tip …

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Aug 09

Have You Checked Your Oil Recently? Why Changing Oil is So Important

If you own a car, have ever owned a car, talked about cars, or been around people who own cars, chances are you’ve heard about checking and changing your motor oil. It’s at the top of the maintenance to-do list and it’s a bad idea to procrastinate doing it. But we’re rarely told why changing …

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Jun 02

You Can Teach Old Cars New Tricks: Steps to A Greener Car

Steps to A Greener Car

June 5th is World Environment Day, and in honor of a day that reminds us we are all responsible for the world we live in, we thought we’d encourage our readers to do their part by going green. Although buying a brand-new hybrid or electric vehicle would be great, we know that’s not an option …

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