What’s That Fluid Leaking from My Car?

The sight of a strange puddle under your parked car is enough to send shivers down your spine. It clearly indicates that something isn’t going quite right, and if history is any guide, it usually means a trip to the service department at Joe’s Auto Sales is in order. But what exactly is that mysterious substance leaking onto your driveway or garage floor? Let’s look at some of the most common fluid leaks you might be experiencing with your used car so you never have to wonder: “What’s that fluid leaking from my car?”.

How A Used Car Impacts Insurance

Buying a used car from Joe’s Auto Sales is a smart and practical decision. It saves money and can give you the opportunity to own a car that might have been beyond your budget if purchased new. But what about insurance? Does buying a used car impact your insurance rates? The simple answer is yes, it does, but the good news is that it’s not always negative. So, let’s look at what factors go into your used car insurance.

4 Reasons Why Vehicles Require Regular Oil Changes

A regular oil change is vital for a vehicle’s longevity. However, many drivers don’t understand the importance of changing the oil regularly. What goes into changing the oil? Why are there mileage and time limits on the current oil in your vehicle? These are all questions we get from drivers who bring their vehicles in for service. So, the team here at Joe’s Auto Sales hopes this blog will help you understand why your vehicles require regular oil changes.

How to Choose Between All-Wheel Drive and Four-Wheel Drive

The debate between all-wheel drive (AWD) and four-wheel drive (4WD) has been ongoing for years. Both offer advantages that can impact the vehicle’s handling, safety, and versatility. As a consumer, you should understand the key differences between the two systems to make an informed buying decision from Joe’s Auto Sales.

Get the Best Value for Your Vehicle with These 4 Tips

Selling or trading your current vehicle can be a daunting task, especially if you have never done it before. Whether you want to upgrade to a newer model or just need to get rid of your current car, there are some tips you can follow to get the best value for your vehicle. Here’s what Joe’s Auto Sales recommends.

4 Used SUVs with Excellent Safety Features

When it comes to finding the perfect used SUV for your family, safety should always be a top priority. After all, you want to protect your loved ones during every journey. While buying a brand new, top-of-the-line vehicle may be out of the question for some families, purchasing a used one from Joe’s Auto Sales that offers state-of-the-art safety features is a great way to keep your family safe without breaking the bank. Keep reading to learn about our top four used SUVs with excellent safety features.

What’s that Noise? 4 Common Vehicle Issues

There’s nothing more worrisome than driving down the road and your vehicle starts to make a funny noise. But you get home and check under the hood to find nothing obvious or unusual. However, that doesn’t mean everything is fine. Here are four of the most common vehicle issues people hear before they make a service appointment with Joe’s Auto Sales.

3 Questions to Ask When Buying a Used Vehicle on a Budget

At Joe’s Auto Sales, we know that car shopping can be exhausting and nerve-wracking. This is one of the reasons we offer low payments and easy financing — so we can help our customers purchase quality used vehicles. If you’re shopping for a cheap car but must be mindful of your monthly transportation budget, consider the three questions below.1. What Type of Vehicle Do I Need?All of us have been there. We arrive at the used car sales lot to look at vehicles that fit our lifestyle and budget, then spot the vehicle we would love to own. Avoid impulsively buying a vehicle you don’t need by deciding the type you need. Do you have a family and could use a roomy used minivan? Are you an empty-nester and need a dependable 4-door sedan? Making this choice ahead of time can help you stay within your budget and still be … Continued

4 Reasons People Buy Used Motorcycles

Motorcycles are often viewed as vehicles used for fun rather than necessity. Any vehicle will do when you need to drive to work or school or run errands, but many motorcycle enthusiasts drive them to experience a sense of freedom on the road or enjoy a fun and exciting hobby. At Joe’s Auto Sales, many people want used motorcycles for these reasons but also because they’re affordable and have amazing gas mileage. If you’ve been thinking about getting a motorcycle, you may be interested to learn why others have become motorcycle owners themselves. 1. More AffordableWhen looking for an affordable vehicle, a used motorcycle is the perfect option. New motorcycles are often cheaper than cars, trucks, and SUVs, but used motorcycles are even more inexpensive. Do a quick internet search, and you’ll find most of the used motorbikes that pop up are selling anywhere between $1200 and $7500. That’s a remarkable … Continued

3 Steps to Maintaining Your Used Truck

If you want to keep your used truck running properly, it’s important to follow a maintenance routine. Regular maintenance keeps your truck in great shape, catches minor damage before it turns into a major repair, and helps you get many years out of your investment. In addition to having your truck inspected annually by your mechanic, Joe’s Auto Sales recommends following these three steps to keep a well-maintained used truck.1. Change the Oil & FilterOil changes are essential if you want to avoid a host of problems with your truck’s engine. The primary role of oil is to lubricate and protect the engine. As oil runs through your truck’s engine, it picks up dirt and debris that could interfere with and prevent your engine from working in optimal condition. The oil is then filtered through the oil filter to remove any impurities. Changing the oil and filter regularly gives your … Continued