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Common Reasons Why Your Car Shakes When Idling | Veteran Car Donations
November 17, 2022

5 Common Reasons Why Your Car Shakes When Idling

How to Tell What’s Causing the Vibration So, you find your car shaking when you come to a halt or every time you drive at low speed. You don’t get it. You feel the vibrating sensation coming from your engine, yet you don’t know where it’s coming from and how you can stop it. This ...
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Road Trips Should Be Fun and Safe | Veteran Car Donations
November 16, 2022

Handy Tips for Getting Your Vehicle Road Trip Ready

Road Trips Should Be Fun and Safe Your itinerary is set, your bags are packed, and you’re ready to hit the asphalt for your next highway adventure. But how ready is your vehicle for the long journey ahead? Few things spoil a vacation more quickly than car trouble in the middle of the road. Prevent ...
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Why Your Car Shakes When Accelerating | Veteran Car Donations
November 15, 2022

Top 7 Reasons Why Your Car Shakes When Accelerating

Get It Fixed Right Away Before the Problem Worsens Shaking during acceleration isn’t uncommon, especially in older vehicles or those that aren’t getting regular maintenance. This could be a sign of a bigger problem. When left ignored, it could cause damage to certain parts of your car and pose a safety risk while you’re driving ...
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Tips to Get Your Car Ready for Cooler Weather | Veteran Car Donations
November 14, 2022

6 Simple Tips to Get Your Car Ready for Cooler Weather

Now That Winter Is Near, Is Your Car Ready? With the winter season on its way, it’s time to get your car ready to ensure a smooth and safe drive throughout the colder months. Doing so will not only help prevent breakdowns and accidents, but it can also save you precious money on gas and ...
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Reasons Why Your Car Shakes At High Speed | Veteran Car Donations
November 13, 2022

Top 6 Reasons Why Your Car Shakes At High Speed

Avoid Accidents and Costly Repairs by Knowing What’s Wrong with Your Auto Driving a car that shakes when you’re driving it at high speed can be a frightening experience. If this happens to you, the first thing you should do is take your vehicle to your trusted mechanic. Failing to do so can cause damage ...
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How to Fix that Ugly Bumper Dent | Veteran Car Donations
November 12, 2022

6 DIY Solutions for Fixing Minor Car Dents

Common Household Items You Can Use to Remove Auto Blemishes No matter how careful of a driver you are, you just can’t avoid getting dents and dings on your car. Nobody can account for tight maneuvers, freewheeling shopping carts, other drivers barging into your car, or a kid accidentally bumping it with their bicycle. The ...
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Reasons Why Your Car Won't Accelerate Properly | Veteran Car Donations
November 11, 2022

6 Possible Reasons Why Your Car Won’t Accelerate Properly

Here’s How to Find Out What’s Wrong with Your Auto Isn’t it just frustrating when your car won’t accelerate as fast as it should be even if you forcefully step on the gas pedal? Or worse, it doesn’t accelerate at all? Poor acceleration is a common problem in high-mileage vehicles. With numerous possible causes, troubleshooting ...
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Veteran Day - Meaningful Things You Can Do to Honor Our Heroes | Veteran Car Donations
November 11, 2022

Veterans Day: 5 Meaningful Things You Can Do to Honor Our Heroes

Don’t Just Say ‘Thank You’ — Do Something Impactful for a Change! Each year on the 11th of November, people across the country take a pause to pay tribute to all the men and women who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, including the fallen ones. It reminds each of us to thank our ...
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Let’s Greet Our Marine Corps a Happy 247th Birthday | Veteran Car Donations
November 10, 2022

Marine Corps Day: 4 Meaningful Ways to Thank Our Brave and Dedicated Marines for Their Service

Let’s Greet Our Marine Corps a Happy 247th Birthday! The 10th of November holds a special meaning for the men and women of the U.S. Marine Corps. On this date in 1775, our nation introduced the Marine Corps to the world. This year would be their 247th birthday. For many former Marines, this is the ...
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Possible Reasons Why Your Car Is Leaking Oil | Veteran Car Donations
November 9, 2022

Possible Reasons Why Your Car Is Leaking Oil

Beware of Even Minor Leaks! Owning a car can be frustrating at times. Flat tires, strange noises from the engine, and squeaking brakes are just some of the common issues that can drive vehicle owners nuts. One of the most bothersome is finding a puddle of greasy brown liquid under your car after parking it ...
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