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Understanding Your Vehicle Loan

October 30th, 2022 by

If you’re like most Americans, you will need to finance a new vehicle. If your credit score has taken a hit due to recent world events, you may need to pay a higher percentage rate on your loan. You can review your data and your credit score with a request to a national credit rating…

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Android Auto Brings Tons of Benefits to your Vehicle

October 20th, 2022 by

If you’re the type to always glance down at your phone while at red lights and stop signs, then Android Auto is for you. This piece of software lets you pull up your Android smartphone onto your vehicle’s display. This means you can use navigation and music streaming apps without taking your attention off of…

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The Importance of Checking Belts and Hoses

September 29th, 2022 by

Most Amherst drivers know that regular vehicle maintenance is necessary. They’re aware of common tasks like oil changes, tire rotations, brake repair and filter replacement. However, some services can be easily forgotten or overlooked. That is, until a problem arises. Checking your belts and hoses is example we see here at Virginia Select Auto. Here’s…

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Maintaining Your Car Before School

September 19th, 2022 by

When it’s time to go back to school, you want your vehicle to be as safe and maintained as possible. Visit Virginia Select Auto to have your vehicle inspected to make sure the tires, windshield wipers, and other major components are in proper working order. This inspection typically includes checking your battery and fluids as…

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Is It Time for an Alignment?

August 4th, 2022 by

If your vehicle has been pulling to the left or right lately when driving down Amherst streets, there’s a good chance it may be out of alignment. A wheel, or front end, alignment ensures that your vehicle’s steering and suspension are properly aligned so that your wheels make optimal contact with the road. Many of…

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Maintaining Your Brakes Will Keep You Safe

August 3rd, 2022 by

You may not fully understand how your car’s braking system operates. Yet, ensuring that your brakes work the way they should is crucial for keeping you, your passengers, and other drivers safe. At Virginia Select Auto, we want your safety to come first and foremost. So, do not overlook any problem with your brakes because…

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Understanding Brake Fluid

July 22nd, 2022 by

Your vehicle contains a range of useful fluids that all require replacing now and then in order to function properly. Brake fluid assists in slowing your car by amplifying the pressure that you create when you put your foot on the brake pedal. As you can imagine, without that fluid working as it should, you’ll…

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How A Transfer Case Enhances Off-Road Capability

July 12th, 2022 by

A transfer case is a car part that splits power from the transmission to the front and rear axles. It enhances off-road capability by allowing you to select different drive modes. The transfer case sometimes called a T-case or all-wheel drive (AWD) center, is a heavy metal box that sits between your engine and transmission….

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What Tire Rotations Are and Why They’re Important

June 18th, 2022 by

Tire rotations are a simple, low-cost procedure that can help extend the life and performance of your tires. When done correctly, it will even make them last longer. It is the process of changing the position of your tires. For example, you can remove the front tires and replace them with the rear tires. It…

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Two Surprising Ways to Avoid Hydroplaning

June 8th, 2022 by

Many Amherst drivers are already well-aware of the importance of having durable, well-maintained tires during the rain season. Properly inflated tires that have a deep tread will have a greater likelihood of maintaining traction on wet roads. At Virginia Select Auto, we’re eager to share two surprising ways to further reduce your risk of hydroplaning….

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