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How to Buy a Used Car During COVID-19?

Is it safe to buy a used car from a used car dealership in Auburn, ME during the pandemic?

Are you afraid of buying your dream used car during the COVID-19 pandemic? Are you worried that you may contract the virus if you visit the dealership or take the car out for a spin? Are the intermittent lockdowns and quarantine measures that are forcing car dealers to shutter down their brick-and-mortar dealerships stores stopping you from buying your dream car? If so, then fret not. At K&R Auto Sales in Auburn, ME, we understand your concerns during the pandemic and have come up with a blog post to answer all your questions.

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Where Can I Find Reliable Used Cars for Under $10,000 in Auburn, ME?

From rusty chassis to faded paint and worn-out upholstery, and worst of all, faulty engines that refuse to start during the cold and snowy Maine winters, buying used cars under $10,000 can turn out to be a nightmare for car buyers in Auburn, ME. Fortunately, there are used car dealerships that sell hand-picked vehicles that are thoroughly inspected and carefully detailed by expert technicians and mechanics so that you can rest assured you are buying the best of the best! If you are looking for one such good, reliable used car for under $10,000 in Auburn, ME, then you’ve come to the right place at K&R Auto Sales.

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Protect your catalytic converter from thieves

Why do people steal catalytic converters? 

People have been breaking into cars since the first horseless carriages were built more than 100 years ago. By and large, a thief is more likely to take easily obtainable items like small electronics or other easily transportable valuables than they are to take an entire vehicle. Through the first half of 2021, several areas around the United States have been dealing with a major uptick in catalytic converter thefts. So, why do people steal catalytic converters? This is a good question, but let us ask one, why do people steal anything? The answer is, of course, money. Catalytic converters are small, relatively easy to access and very valuable. Let’s take a look at a few things you might want to know.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Vehicle repossession doesn’t have to happen if you act quickly

Can I stop my vehicle from being repossessed in Maine? 

Nobody goes through the effort of finding a vehicle to buy and obtaining a loan with the goal of missing payments and defaulting on the loan. People run into financial troubles for a variety of reasons, and it causes them an incredible amount of stress. If you have hit some tough financial times, you might also be wondering, ‘Can I stop my vehicle from being repossessed in Maine?’ Well, there is no hard and fast way to put the brakes on this process, but there are some things a borrower can do that might be able to mitigate the damage. None of the following information should be construed as legal advice. If you’re in danger of having a vehicle repossessed, contact a lawyer first. Let’s take a look at a few things that could help people in a tough situation.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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What do warranties actually cover?

Warranties: What They Cover

Warranties are one of the reasons people pay extra for new vehicles. It’s always great to have the assurance that the vehicle you paid tens of thousands of dollars for won’t wind up costing you thousands of dollars more to fix. But what do the warranties you get with a new vehicle even do?

Here’s what the most common types of warranties actually cover.

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What is Toyota Safety Sense and the benefits of it?

A lot of times with Toyota vehicles, you’ll see that they come with something called Toyota Safety Sense. In this article, we’ll be going over what Toyota Safety Sense is, what the benefits are of this system, and list a few of the different features that are included within this package of tools designed to keep you safe. If there are any questions regarding Toyota Safety Sense after viewing this article, please reach out to us here at K&R Auto

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Where can I find used Chevy vehicles near me?

If you are looking for a used Chevy vehicle, the team here at K&R Auto Sales has you covered. Our team of dedicated car gurus will help you find whatever it is that fits your current driving needs. Below we’ve provided some information on the different Chevy sedans, trucks, and SUVs we currently have in our inventory. If any of these vehicles interests you, we encourage you to reach out to us at your earliest convenience.  

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Where can I find used Toyota vehicles near Auburn, ME?

If you are in the Auburn, ME area and are looking for a used vehicle for you or your family, there’s only one place that has it all, and that’s K&R Auto Sales. At K&R Auto Sales, they have dozens of different used vehicles in stock, but today we are going to be homing in on their used Toyota inventory. Below you can find information about what Toyota sedans, SUVs, and other Toyota vehicles that they have in their inventory. If there are any questions about the vehicles listed below, feel free to reach out to us! 

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Best car cleaning products to use for spring cleaning my vehicle

With the spring season in full swing, now is the perfect time to get to cleaning the inside and outside of your vehicle. Here at K&R Auto Sales, we wanted to provide you with some resources that we like to use on vehicles to get them into tip-top shape for the summertime. Below you can read more about four different spring-cleaning tools that work wonders on any vehicle, along with where you can find them yourself. 

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Where are some of the best places to get an oil change near Auburn, ME

With summer just around the corner, it’s a good time to get spring cleaning underway and your vehicle checked out and ready for the summer road trips and activities. Here at K&R Auto Sales, we want you to be fully equipped and ready to ride this summer, so we’ve found some of the best spots in town to go get an oil change done. Below we’ve listed four different places and general information about each place.  

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