How to Help Teen Driver’s Build Road-Ready Confidence

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As a parent, one of the most stressful and rewarding things is training your teen driver. Stressful because you are teaching somebody who has no idea what they are doing how to drive but rewarding because it is just one step closer to your teenager become a successful and independent adult. Looking to build a teen driver’s confidence? Here are some great teen driver tips.

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How to Prevent Sun Damage on your New Car

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Have you ever seen cars with faded or peeling paint? This kind of damage happens over time as your car is exposed to the sun. Now that you have bought yourself a new car it is time to learn how to prevent sun damage on car paint. We here at Irvine Auto Center want to help keep your car in great shape, so we compiled information regarding this issue to keep your car looking the best it can in the Southern California heat!

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Do Your Brakes Need Work? Warning Signs to Look Out For

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One of the most important things that you need to pay attention to on your car is your brakes.  Servicing your car brakes needs to be done for everybody’s safety. Properly working brakes are vital for accident prevention. If your brakes aren’t working properly there is no way they are going to be able to stop your car when you need it to. We here at Irvine Auto Center want to help you stay safe, so how do you know when to perform auto service on your car brakes? Here are some signs to watch out for.

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Safe Driving in Cyclist Heavy Zones

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Learning how to drive safely in areas near Tustin, CA involves paying attention to cyclists as some areas are cyclist heavy. When it comes to an accident between a car and a cyclist, both parties are not going to fair well. Studies show that cyclists’ deaths in 2016 accounted for 2.2% of traffic deaths. In order to reduce the number of injuries and deaths on the road, both cyclists and driver’s need to make intentional safety choices. At Irvine Auto Center in Southern California, we value the safety of both drivers and members of our community, so we compiled a list of safe driving practices you can follow to ensure you are driving safely around cyclists.

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Celebrate National Car Care Month With These Easy Tips

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In case you didn’t know, April is National Car Care Month. And what better way to celebrate National Car Care Month than by giving your car a little extra care. Giving your car that extra attention now allows you to make sure it’s ready before your summer road trips begin.

Not sure what you can do? Take care of your car with these tips:

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Difference Between Washing, Waxing, and Polishing Your Car

Man Washing Car

As summer approaches more car owners will begin washing their cars at home as the weather permits. Saying good-bye to car washes means you have to learn how to do it correctly. Not sure if you are doing it right? Keep reading to discover our secrets to washing, waxing, and polishing your car.

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Purchasing the Perfect Spring-Break Car

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As the warm weather hits, so does the urge to go on road trips. Although you might already have a car at home, that doesn’t mean it is capable of going on road trips. Rather than risk using your commuter car, the best thing you could possibly do is get a road-trip ready car. You can find road trip ready cars for sale in Irvine at Irvine Auto Center as long as you know what to look for.

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To Lease or Purchase Your Car: What’s the Best Choice for You?

Purchase or Lease a Car

If you are in the market for a new car you might be wondering about leasing versus buying. Many people wonder whether or not leasing is better than buying or if buying is better than leasing. The truth is there are several reasons as to why you should lease your new car. At the same time, there are just as many reasons as to why you should purchase your new car.

If you are confused about the best choice for you here is a quick look at the pros and cons of leasing and buying.

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Know What’s Driving You- Why to Buy OEM Parts

Why Buy OEM Parts Before Aftermarket Parts

When your car needs a repair, you should feel comfortable knowing the repair is going to hold and be reliable for years to come. Not all aftermarket parts are equal. Some are designed to function like the original parts but may look and perform very differently. The only way to know for sure that you are getting what you are paying for is with OEM parts, which you can purchase at any of our service centers here in Irvine Auto Center. Our dealerships will go above and beyond to help you find the exact part you need for your vehicle. Still not sure why you should buy OEM parts? Read on for more information!

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Ask These Questions Before Financing Your Car

Ask These Questions Before Financing Your Car

When you are preparing to purchase a new vehicle, you are likely to have questions regarding how to finance your car. More people are choosing to finance through the dealer instead of with their bank. We here at Irvine Auto Center pride ourselves on offering a comprehensive car-buying experience, including the financing of the car in our dealerships’ finance departments. If this option sounds promising to you, here are some questions to ask when financing your car.

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