Archive for the ‘Maintenance’ Category

Which Fluid is My Used Car Leaking?

Friday, December 30th, 2016
Car Leak Color Guide

Have you been noticing wet spots on the garage floor or in parking lots under your car? Those wet spots should not be ignored! They signify that your car is leaking somewhere, and it can affect your used car’s overall health if not taken care of. So what fluid is your used car leaking? We have put together a guide to help you diagnose the problem so you can get it fixed. (more…)

Now is the Time to Get Your Vehicle Ready for Winter!

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
Tips for getting your vehicle winter-ready

It may only be September, but now is the perfect time to get your vehicle ready for the winter season. If the Farmer’s Almanac is correct, we can expect snow to hit Indianapolis as early as mid-October, and you want to be prepared! Here are some great tips to help get your vehicle winter-ready! (more…)

How to Repair Scratches on Your Used Vehicle in Just a Few Easy Steps

Sunday, July 3rd, 2016

When you buy a used vehicle from Joe’s Auto Sales, you can rest assured that the vehicle looks great! We know that you will be careful and try to keep your vehicle looking as great as the day you bought it from us. But life happens and your vehicle might get scratched up eventually—either from your new teenage driver who was not paying attention, or possibly from someone who decided to be mean with their key. Luckily, repairing scratches on your used vehicle can be done in just a few easy steps! (more…)

How to Check Your Used Vehicle’s Light Bulbs By Yourself

Monday, May 30th, 2016

Have you ever had the experience of getting pulled over by a cop because you had a tail light that was out? And you were completely unaware of the problem until then? Luckily, the cop will oftentimes just give you a warning and he urges you to fix it as soon as possible. Since the rear lights are behind us when we drive, they are one of the easiest components to forget when we maintain our used vehicle, and it can be a little challenging when you are trying to do it alone. Let us share a few tips on how to check your used vehicle’s light bulbs by yourself. (more…)

How to Make the Tires on Your Used Vehicle Last Longer

Saturday, May 28th, 2016
How to Make the Tires on Your Used Vehicle Last Longer

When you purchase a used vehicle from Joe’s Auto Sales, you can rest assured that the vehicle passed a thorough inspection and any non-functioning parts have been replaced, including the tires. No matter what kind of vehicle you drive, the tires experience the most contact with the road and will wear down over time. Here is how to make the tires on your used vehicle last as long as possible: (more…)

How Often to Check Your Oil So Your Used Car Stays in Top Shape

Thursday, April 28th, 2016
How Often Should You Check Your Oil

One thing that Joe’s Auto Sales really prides itself is the selection of top quality used vehicles on our sales lot. Each model is thoroughly inspected before the “For Sale” sticker is added to the window. It also helps when the previous owners took extremely good care of the vehicle before turning it over to us. In order to keep your pre-owned vehicle running as smoothly as the day you bought it from us, we advise that you perform regular maintenance—such as checking your oil often—so that it remains in tip-top shape. (more…)

Maintenance: How Often Should You Wash Your Vehicle?

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Joe’s Auto Sales has an awesome selection of used vehicles that look like they just rolled off the assembly line. Why do they look so nice? In addition to being thoroughly inspected by Joe’s Auto Sales, the vehicles on our lot were well maintained by their previous owners. And one of the best ways to keep your vehicle looking great is washing it. (more…)