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Keep Your Ignition Turning to Start Your Car

If the ignition of your car begins to fail, it will be difficult to start your car. If this happens when you're in Duncansville, it can lead to being on the side of a road without being able to go anywhere. There are a few signs that can indicate that you might need a new ignition.

One of the common signs that you have issues with your ignition is when your key won't turn. This often means that the part has frozen in place or that something has broken and won't allow the key to turn. 

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The Art of Negotiating the Price on Your Next Used Vehicle

Buying a used car is not as easy a process as it sounds. You don't just walk into a dealership, find what you want, and then drive away in a matter of minutes. It takes time to get the car you want at the price you are comfortable with.

At Blue Knob Auto, we are serious when we say that we want you to get the best value that you can when you buy your next used car. It does us no good to have a dissatisfied customer, so we will work with you on the price. 

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Keep Trick-or-Treaters Safe with Cautious Driving Practices

Halloween is truly a night of the year when many children take to the streets to celebrate and, of course, trick-or-treat. As a result, people at the wheels of their cars need to exercise a higher level of care and caution when driving about.

A main tactic you need to employ if you will be driving on Halloween is to slow down. If you are in a residential neighborhood, take at least five miles off of the posted speed limit. When driving on Halloween, also turn on your headlights, no matter the time of day. 

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Planning a Leaf-Peeping Road Trip

Are you headed out to seethe fall foliage? Road trips in the fall offer the most picturesque scenery. Whether you are leaf peeping in New England or the midwest, there are a number of ways to plan to these trips so that you get to see the best reds and golds.

Experts say that if you are headed to New England for a leaf peeping road trip, then you should go in October. This month offers the best scenery from southern New England areas like Boston up to New Hampshire and Maine. You can also use a new app by…

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Car Cleaning Tips: Efficiency and Speed

At Blue Knob Auto, we want you to take pride in your purchase; from us to you, here are some tips to help you clean your car quickly and efficiently. You can start by rinsing the outside of the car with water to remove any foreign materials, and then drying it off good with a towel to eliminate hard water spots.

When focusing on the inside of your car, go for organization and minimalism. Even if you don't have access to a vacuum, you can still shake the floor mats out and remove any small trash that exists. Wiping…

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How are LATCH Systems Evaluated?

When it comes to the safety systems in modern vehicles, the LATCH system is designed to help make child car seat installation simple and safe. Our team here at Blue Knob Auto understands the importance of being well informed on the features when selecting your next new-to-you vehicle.

The IIHS assigns ratings to the different safety features of modern cars, including the LATCH system. They rate vehicles through five different criteria for two- and three-row vehicles. The two highest ratings include good and good+, and both require at least two LATCH positions to meet these five criteria. 

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Getting Your Car Ready for Fall

Taking care of your car inside and out is the best way to keep it around for a long time. We all wash our car at some point or another, but many drivers forget to wax it. Here are some helpful tips on how to wax your car and keep it looking shiny and new for years to come.

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Getting Your Car Ready for Fall

Fall is around the corner and making sure your vehicle is prepared is very important if you want to avoid a roadside emergency. With the change in weather comes a change in driving conditions. Read below to find out ways to make sure your car is ready for the fall.

One of the things many drivers forget to do is check their windshield wiper blades. 

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Defining the Timing Belt and Why You Need to Stay on Top of It

It's funny how often you hear about parts on a vehicle - like the timing belt - but might not know what it all means. We've been there, too. Blue Knob Auto Sales doesn't want you to be uninformed because owners should know their vehicles inside and out. Let's define the timing belt.

Timing belts are exactly what they sound like, they are belts. Their function is to make sure the vehicle's crankshaft and camshaft are working together. The engine's valves and pistons depend on this synchronicity to keep your vehicle running.  

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Tips for Keeping Your Vehicle Pet Hair-Free

Blue Knob Auto Sales loves vehicles and all the things you can do with them, including giving your dog a joy ride. The only problem is dealing with the hair dogs shed as you drive around town. The following are a few tips to keep your upholstery clean.

  • Use the static electricity from a blown up ballon to pick up hair.
  • Spray a thin layer of water all over your vehicle, and use a rubber glove to pick up hair. 
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