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Why Prestige Family of Dealerships is the Easy Choice for Auto Service

Don't leave the servicing of your vehicle to just any local independent mechanic or service center. Bring your car to the dealership where you get exceptional service in less time than you may realize, such as ours at Prestige Family of Dealerships!

When you make the trip to our showroom, where the certified mechanics will make short work of servicing and repairing your vehicle correctly. Stop in and get started today!

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How Much Will It Cost You to Own Your Own Vehicle?

You are ready to purchase a new vehicle but you are not sure how much it will cost you over the long run. It is important to realize that the cost of the loan is only a part of the expense of owning a vehicle. There are many more expenses that come along with being a vehicle owner, and our team at Prestige Family of Dealerships is eager to break them down for you:

You must have car insurance to drive. This is an additional expense that you must add to your budget. What about regular maintenance such as oil…

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Gaskets Keep Your Vehicle Running Smoothly

Owning a vehicle is a big responsibility, and we all want to know as much about our basic vehicle parts as possible, in order to make informed decisions on maintenance issues. Gaskets are some of the important engine components, but you may not be very familiar with their functions.

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Servicing Your Headlights

There are numerous parts of your vehicle that as time goes on, will require maintenance and repair just because of daily wear and tear. Your headlights are a part of your vehicle that will require maintenance but a lot of people neglect this area of their vehicle and it can greatly affect your overall level of safety while on the road.

Bring your vehicle in to Prestige Family of Dealerships and we can assess your headlights and see if there is anything that needs to be done to them.

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Cleaning Headlight Lenses

In time, the headlight lenses on vehicles become cloudy. If not cleaned, the opacity reduces the amount of light that shines through, which can impair vision at night. There are a few simple remedies that take care of the problem. Try applying toothpaste to the lenses and rub with a damp cloth. Rinse the lenses and dry. Another option includes applying insect repellent that contains DEET to a cloth and rubbing the lenses.

Vehicle owners can also purchase headlight lens cleaning kits where automotive products are sold. 

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Tips for Addressing a Flat Tire

Flat tires will be part of car ownership for as long as we use inflatable tires. Employ our advice on replacing flats!

If you realize during a drive that you have a flat, do not panic. Carefully stop your car on pavement and away from moving vehicles. Next, disengage your engine, and pull your emergency brake. Remove your jack, tools and doughnut spare from your trunk. To prevent rolling, chock the tires opposite the flat one. 

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What is the Difference Between Front-Wheel and Rear-Wheel-Drives?

For the better part of a century, automobiles were powered by a rear-wheel system. The rear-wheel-drive allowed a division of tasks between the front and rear wheels. The front wheels were for steering while the rear wheels provided power. Though it appears to be simpler to put both tasks on the front wheels, engineers could not figure out how to provide power and steering using the same components. The rear-wheel-drive pushed the car providing more power in curves than front-wheel-drive units that pull the car.

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What Is the Best Type of Vehicle Warranty?

Warranties are an important consideration when shopping for a new vehicle. It is important to understand the two main types so you can make an informed decision when you make a purchase.

Powertrain warranties cover the car’s propulsion system. This includes the engine, transmission and some other drive components. These parts are generally the most expensive on the vehicle and require the most labor to repair.

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Online Service Scheduler Meets Demands of Today

Many of us in the Turnersville, NJ area are simply too busy to slow down for a phone call. We can't always break away from work, school or errands to make a phone call to schedule our next service appointment. Vehicle service is a must. It should never be overlooked. Sometimes it happens because we just get too busy. That's why our online service scheduler at Prestige Family of Dealerships is becoming more and more popular.

It allows every vehicle owner the opportunity to schedule service quickly and whenever they have time. You can pick from available appointment…

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The 3,000 Mile Oil Change Myth Exposed

You might still hear someone say you need an oil change every 3,000 miles. That was once the theory with vehicle owners about regular maintenance. You need to get your oil changed at the 3,000-mile mark or else. Older vehicles did need oil changes more often.

Vehicles of this era are simply designed better. The engines are equipped to go longer periods without an oil change. The quality and chemistry of oil are also improving. That means fewer oil changes for your vehicle. Many can go 7,000 miles before an oil change. You can consult your owner…

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