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Here you’ll find articles relating to the many challenges our veterans and their families face daily.

How to Protect Your Car from Salt Corrosion | Veteran Car Donations
December 29, 2022

How to Protect Your Car from Salt Corrosion

Follow These 7 Tips to Protect Your Car! In case you don’t know yet, salt plays an essential role in road safety during winter. It reduces the freezing point of water, thus preventing it from freezing as quickly and as frequently. Local authorities spread salt on roads in winter so you won’t have to worry ...
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What Diminishes a Car’s Value | Veteran Car Donations
December 27, 2022

Don’t Do These 4 Things If You Want Your Car to Retain Its Value

What Diminishes a Car’s Value? Car depreciation is one of those things that are inevitable. No matter what you do to try and prevent it, your new car will eventually lose some of its value. It actually starts depreciating by thousands of dollars as soon as you drive it out of the dealership parking lot. ...
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Protect Your Vehicle's Undercarriage from Road Salt Damage This Winter | Veteran Car Donations
December 23, 2022

How to Protect Your Vehicle’s Undercarriage from Road Salt Damage This Winter

Follow These 6 Tips! As winter approaches, many of us are now busy getting our cars ready for the colder season. This includes cleaning off all the salt and other road debris that can damage our vehicles. Unfortunately, many of us only focus on the exterior of our vehicles that we can see. We overlook ...
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Winter Tires vs. All-Season Tires | Veteran Car Donations
December 21, 2022

Winter Tires vs. All-Season Tires

Get to Know the Pros and Cons of Both Tire Types Weather and road conditions continuously change throughout the year. It only makes sense that your tires should adapt to these changes. One of the most common questions asked by people looking to make the best choice possible when buying tires is whether they need ...
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Spend Less on Gas with These 5 Proven Tips | Veteran Car Donations
December 18, 2022

How to Save Money at the Gas Pump

Spend Less on Gas with These 5 Proven Tips Although gas prices continue to drop after hitting an all-time high in June, peaking at $5.02 a gallon at one point, consumers still have to do the best they can to save money amid the continuing inflation. To help you save money at the gas pump, ...
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How to Prevent Your Car from Fogging | Veteran Car Donations
December 14, 2022

How to Prevent Your Car from Fogging Up

Say Goodbye to a Foggy Windshield with These 5 Tips! No one likes driving with a foggy windshield. It limits your visibility, making it much more difficult to drive. Worse, it increases your risk of getting into an accident, especially at night. Many drivers find themselves frantically wiping their windscreens with their sleeves or tissue ...
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A Man Checking the Oil of a Car Engine | Veteran Car Donations
December 11, 2022

How to Check Your Engine Oil: A Beginner’s Guide

Things to Remember When You Do It Yourself To keep your engine running smoothly, you must never neglect to check your car’s motor oil. Some drivers liken it to the lifeblood of the car as it constantly lubricates the engine’s moving parts and also keeps the engine clean by preventing the buildup of dirt. Engine ...
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Why Am I Having Excessive Oil Consumption | Veteran Car Donations
December 10, 2022

Why Am I Having Excessive Oil Consumption?

Find Out the 3 Top Reasons Why Your Car Is Losing Too Much Oil Your car needs oil to lubricate its engine components and help them run smoothly. If it lacks oil, the engine will seize up and subsequently get damaged. This will require costly repair or replacement. An engine maintains a certain level of ...
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Claim a Top Tax Deduction in the Quickest Possible Way | Veteran Car Donations
December 7, 2022

Why Donate Your Vehicle on or Before December 31st

Claim a Top Tax Deduction in the Quickest Possible Way! One of the outstanding rewards that donors get when they donate their unwanted vehicles to charity is that they get to claim top tax deductions when they settle their tax bills on or before the tax filing date the year after. If you want to ...
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Checking the Oil Level in Your Car | Veteran Car Donations
December 5, 2022

How to Check the Oil Level in Your Car

5 Easy Steps to Do a Crucial Maintenance Job Checking your car’s engine oil regularly can save you big bucks in costly repairs. By always making sure that your engine has enough oil, and that the oil quality is good, you’ll steer clear of any disastrous engine failure and road mishaps. Why is this so? ...
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