Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

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3 Tips for First-time Used Car Buyers

First-Time Used Car Buyers in Farmington NM

Purchasing a used vehicle can be a difficult experience, especially for first-time buyers. You don’t want to make a mistake with so much money, and your credit score, on the line. That said, we at AutoMax want to make sure you have a great used car buying experience! To do that we’ve compiled a small list of tips to help you. Continue reading to see what we recommend.
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3 Tips for Financing with Bad Credit

Bad Credit Financing Tips in Farmington NM

Financing a vehicle can be a headache no matter what your circumstances are, but it can far more difficult if you have bad credit. Bad credit affects your loan rates and your monthly payments for a start. It also can greatly reduce your selection of vehicles, making buying a new or used car a far greater hassle. To help with making the experience less of a headache, we’ve compiled a small list of tips for you to keep in mind while shopping! Continue reading to see what we recommend.

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How Can You Prepare Your Vehicle for Summer Driving in New Mexico?

Preparing Your Vehicle for Summer Driving in New Mexico

The weather is always pretty warm here in New Mexico. However, the spring and summer months in New Mexico typically bring very hot temperatures. These high temperatures can cause significant issues for your vehicles if you do not properly prepare them! The staff at AutoMax Truck and Car Center in Farmington, NM is well aware of this fact and has a few suggestions on how to prepare your vehicle for summer driving in New Mexico. Let’s explore these suggestions together! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Should You Spend Your Tax Return Refund on a Pre-Owned Vehicle?

Put Your Tax Return Refund Toward A Vehicle Down Payment in Farmington NM

Are you wondering how you should spend your tax return refund this year? There are many great ways you can spend your refund. One of the best ways is by applying it toward a down payment on a vehicle. In Farmington, NM, there are several excellent pre-owned vehicles available at AutoMax Truck and Car Center for you to consider putting your down payment toward! Let’s explore some of the key benefits of down payments together! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Is Buying a Used Vehicle the Best Option?

3 Reasons Buying a Used Vehicle is the Best Option

Are you interested in purchasing a used vehicle and concerned that it will not be as reliable as a new vehicle? In the past, the used vehicle marketplace was flooded with poorly maintained vehicles that dealerships and individuals were just trying to get rid of for the most money possible. This is no longer the case. AutoMax Truck and Car Center in Farmington, NM features an excellent inventory of used vehicles for you to explore! Check out these three excellent reasons why buying a used vehicle may be a better option for you! Read the rest of this entry >>

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How Do I Reset my Vehicle’s Clock?

Vehicle Clock Reset and Change for Daylight Savings Time Instructions 

Daylight savings time is fast approaching. The date where we’ll fall back, gaining an hour, is in the early morning of Sunday, November 4th, 2018. That means the clocks will need to change. Some clocks connected to satellite data automatically change, but others need to be adjusted manually. So, for those who need to change the clock in their cars and trucks, please read on.

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How to Drive Safe when Facing Bad Weather and Poor Visibility

Poor Weather Conditions and Night Driving Safety Tips

Perfect driving conditions are easy to imagine. Those would be a well lit day without glare from the sun, middle temperatures not too hot or cold, and mild weather without rain, snow, or too much wind. However, many drivers rarely get to choose their driving conditions. That being said, it’s still important to stay safe. Therefore, we’d like to introduce our audience to tips concerning driving at night and during poor weather conditions.

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What are the Best Winter Weather Driving Features?

Winter Weather Driving Features for the Cold, Ice, and Snow

It might seem early, but snow has already hit many states in America. Before winter hits us with stronger storms, make sure you’re prepared to tackle the snow and ice on the road. So, whether you’re looking to buy a new vehicle for winter, or want to upgrade your current car, keep these convenience features and technology in mind. These are the best vehicle features for winter driving.

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