Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Amber-colored oil pours iridescently from a grey bottle.

Do quick service oil change places commonly rip people off?

There’s a certain strange anxiety unique to the experience of having to get work done on your car when you don’t really know much about automobiles yourself. You’re having to put your faith into another human. Not only that, but you’re putting your faith in someone who pop culture since the dawn of the automobile has warned you about: the mechanic.

When you need an oil change, it’s tempting to go to a quick-service location. But when they quote you on the price, how do you know it’s fair? Is it just an urban legend, or is it truly common for auto mechanics to overcharge customers? Read the rest of this entry >>

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Who will approve my credit for a used car in Auburn, ME?

There comes a time in all of our lives when we need to buy a new vehicle. It doesn’t have to be new new, but we simply cannot keep driving the one we currently have. In order to keep on track with our daily routine, we need something that’s more capable and in better condition.

Unfortunately, obtaining a better car can be a big challenge for those with poor credit. In this situation, buyers need to find a dealership willing to work with those of their particular, less-than-ideal credit level. Where can one find a dealership to work with buyers with bad credit in Auburn, ME? Read the rest of this entry >>

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How should you clean the inside of car windows?

Cleaning the Inside of Your Windows

You’ve meticulously cleaned the interior. It’s been vacuumed, the dash has been wiped down, and now it’s time to clean the windows. So you grab some glass cleaner and paper towel and go to town. Except now there’s smears everywhere. Oh well. There’s nothing you can do, right?

Not quite. Here’s how you should clean the inside of car windows. Read the rest of this entry >>

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3 Things to Look For When Buying a Used Vehicle!

Top Things to Search for When Buying a Used Vehicle

When you’re buying a used vehicle from K & R Auto Sales there are several things that you should look for! These range from key details in the interior to the engine and how the model runs and operates. To help you have an idea of what you should be looking for you we’ve compiled a small list for you! Continue reading below to see what tips we have for you!
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3 Great Tips for Preparing Your Vehicle for Fall!

Tips to Prepare Your Vehicle for Fall in Auburn ME

Summer is ending soon and so it’s time to get on the ball when it comes to maintenance and preparation for the colder weather that’s around the corner. You’ll need to make sure your vehicle, which has dealt with heat for the last few months, can handle the dropping temperatures and all that they bring. To help with that we’ve compiled a list of a few tips you can employ to ease your vehicle into fall and winter. Continue reading to learn more!
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3 Easy Tips to Help Improve Your Credit Score!

Tips to Improve Your Credit Score in Auburn ME

Your credit score is incredibly important when you’re looking to buy a vehicle, new or used, and as such it’s important for you to keep the score high when possible. That said, it’s easier said than done for some, and many might not know how to boost their score. Thankfully, we’re here to help! Continue reading to see some tips on how to boost your credit score!
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3 Things to Avoid When Buying a Used Vehicle

What to Avoid When Buying a Used Vehicle

If you’re looking at buying a great used vehicle that will last you for a long time, you want to make sure that you avoid making mistakes. You want to make sure that you avoid pitfalls that often ruin the buying experience of some individuals. That’s what we at K & R Auto Sales are here to help you do today! We’ve created a small list of things you need to avoid when purchasing a used vehicle, continue reading below to learn more!
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3 Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Used Vehicles!

3 Used Vehicle Maintenance Tips in Auburn ME

Summer’s heat is spiking up in several places across the country, and it’s taking its toll! And not just on people, but also on your vehicles! The heat can do a lot of damage to your vehicle, more than you’d think, and could leave you stranded on the side of the road without warning! That’s why we’re here to help you keep your vehicle running even on the hottest days! Continue reading so see what tips we have to offer!
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3 Tips to Keep Your Vehicle Running Longer!

Keep Your Used Vehicle Running Longer

It’s easy to take your vehicle for granted. They might be reliable for a long time without a little love and care, but even the most durable vehicle will eventually fail without maintenance. Putting off that oil change for another 500 miles might be tempting, but you shouldn’t if you want your vehicle to last longer! That said, we want your vehicle to last you years. To do so we’ve created a small list of tips that you can employ!
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