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Most Americans simply can not afford to pay out of pocket for a vehicle. As the popularity of the vehicle increased in the mid 20th century, car manufacturers devised a way to sell vehicles to those who couldn’t outright afford them.  And thus the modern auto loan was born! In…

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What Does It Mean When Tires Cup?

What Does It Mean When Tires Cup?

So you’ve likely heard of the newest trend in workout culture of cupping. Unfortunately tire cupping is something entirely different and has no beneficial effects. Tire cupping is where your tires are becoming worn in a quite irregular...

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Should You Lease Or Buy A Car

Should You Lease Or Buy A Car

The decision to lease or buy a car can be both a complicated and personal choice. On the one hand, it can be less expensive on a monthly cost analysis to lease a car than it can be to buy one outright. With that being said, at the end of...

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The True Cost To Replace Your Fuel Pump

The True Cost To Replace Your Fuel Pump

One of the things we take for granted on our cars is our engine working without any issues. Despite it being a complex machine with multiple moving parts, we expect it to just work. Whether you're driving to work, the store, or the gas...

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How To Get Pests Out Of Your Car

How To Get Pests Out Of Your Car

There are tons of types of animals who would seek shelter in your vehicle. From rodents to spiders to insects, if this problem goes untreated, you could have an infestation on your hands. There are ways to safely remove these threats from...

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Why Is My Car Overheating

Why Is My Car Overheating

You’re driving down the road, and to your dismay, you notice the thermostat on your dashboard is reading out H for HOT HOT HOT instead of sitting comfortably at a normal operating temperature. We all hate when our car breaks down. Between...

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Cost Of Water Pump Replacement In Your Car

Cost Of Water Pump Replacement In Your Car

The water pump has a very important job in your vehicle, without a functioning water pump the cooling system in the car cannot function properly and will result in engine overheating. Engine overheating can lead to severe issues that come...

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What To Do If Your Alternator Goes Out

What To Do If Your Alternator Goes Out

If your alternator goes out - your car isn't going anywhere fast. Because your alternator charges your car's battery, without it, you won't be able to start your car, which means you'll need a tow to the mechanic. When you have a dead...

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Do Car Keys Have Tracking Devices?

Do Car Keys Have Tracking Devices?

The keys to your vehicle have advanced a lot in the last 30 years. We’re living in a futuristic reality where some of our vehicles can be started with the push of a button, from inside our houses! This is an especially nice feature on a...

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What Is Considered Regular Maintenance On A Car?

What Is Considered Regular Maintenance On A Car?

Keeping up with maintenance on a vehicle can be tough if you aren’t a car expert and don’t have an experienced and trusted mechanic who regularly works on your car. It’s tough to determine on your own what is necessary versus what might...

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A Complete History Of The Car Wash

A Complete History Of The Car Wash

Ah, the car wash. There is something so magical about the standard modern-day car wash with its flashing colorful lights and thick luxurious foam. Taking your car for a spin through one of these babies is almost an outing in and of...

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How To Fix The Gas Gauge On My Car

How To Fix The Gas Gauge On My Car

If you’ve ever had issues with the gas gauge of your car, you know it can be a bit like playing Russian roulette. Maybe you will and maybe you won’t run out of fuel. It can be nerve-racking, especially if you’re not keeping track of your...

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At What Point Is A Car Considered High Mileage

At What Point Is A Car Considered High Mileage

Many people hear the term high mileage vehicle and automatically think of a rusted out beater car. This isn’t the case in this day and age! Car technology is improving rapidly and cars are lasting longer than ever before. It used to be...

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How To Clean And Shine Tires

How To Clean And Shine Tires

There’s nothing that looks worse than a freshly cleaned vehicle whose wheels and tires were neglected. Don’t be that guy who cleans their vehicle every week and without fail forgets to wash the tires. Your tire is the actual black rubber...

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Can Your Car Be Hacked?

Can Your Car Be Hacked?

Most of us have never considered the intricate electronic workings, programs, and computer systems that are used in our vehicles. It is hard to believe the technological advancements that we have seen in the car industry in the last 30...

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What To Do When You Get In An Accident

What To Do When You Get In An Accident

Let’s be totally honest, getting in a traffic accident sucks no matter whose fault it was, and what the situation is. Even in the best case scenario, with a minor fender bender and no injuries, you know what a pain in the butt it’s going...

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The Best Ways To Get Rid Of Rust On Metal

The Best Ways To Get Rid Of Rust On Metal

Rust can be a huge pain in the rear when it comes to any of your metal possessions that contain iron and are exposed to rain. Really anything that is made of metal, exposed to water and allowed to oxidize (dry out on its own) can rust.....

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How To Cancel Your Plan From Protect My Car

How To Cancel Your Plan From Protect My Car

Decided that Protect My Car isn't for you any more? No problem. While we'd hate to see you go, the cancellation process is really simple. Here's what you'll need to know. Are You Considering Canceling Because You're Frusturated? First...

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How To Get A Salvage Title The Right Way

How To Get A Salvage Title The Right Way

If you’re reading this, I’m assuming some serious shit has happened to your poor car in the last few weeks or months. Before we get into the meat of this article, let me say I’m sorry. Whether your car was stolen, damaged by mother...

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The Engine Swap Complete Guide

The Engine Swap Complete Guide

So right off the bat, let me be honest with you. There's no way in hell that I'm going to be able to cover the specifics of every engine swap. There's just too many details and you'd be here all day. What I'm going to do instead is cover...

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Find Out Why Car Shopping Can Hurt Your Credit

Find Out Why Car Shopping Can Hurt Your Credit

About two weeks ago, my 2007 Nissan Altima shit the bed and proved more costly to repair than it would be worth. I knew it was time for a newer car, and I immediately started looking. A few days later, I ended up at a Ford Dealership to...

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Can Water Damage Your Car’s Alternator?

Can Water Damage Your Car’s Alternator?

Your alternator is very well protected from things like rain and driving through deep puddles but sitting in deep water has the potential to damage your alternator if it is not dried out quickly. With that in mind, let’s take a deep dive...

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No, Your Car Can’t Run Without Oil!

No, Your Car Can’t Run Without Oil!

If you’re like me, your Google search results are littered with “what ifs”. I mean, just the other day I found myself searching for everything from ostriches to options trading. Now obviously some searches teach you more than others. For...

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Is The Carvana Extended Warranty Worth It?

Is The Carvana Extended Warranty Worth It?

Carvana is a well-known platform for consumers to buy/sell and finance used cars. Carvana delivers the car straight to your door, or let’s you pick it up from a Car vending machine. We really are living in the future. For those of you...

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Alfred Pritchard Sloan

Alfred Pritchard Sloan

Introduction/Greatest Achievements Alfred Pritchard Sloan was the first-ever celebrity CEO. He was famed for bringing General Motors to the height of market domination by utilizing effective productivity as well as stable profitability....

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Will A Late Oil Change Void Your Ford Warranty?

Will A Late Oil Change Void Your Ford Warranty?

PSA: Before reading this - if you haven't read our guide on whether or not you should purchase a Ford Warranty, give that a look first. Consider it required reading. If you have ever purchased a new or certified pre-owned vehicle from a...

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Does Your Extended Warranty Cover Your Battery?

Does Your Extended Warranty Cover Your Battery?

You know the “oh s***” feeling when you turn the key on your car only to be met with clicking, and your engine not starting. It always happens at the worst time too, when you’re already running late for work and you happen to have a...

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Top 10 Cars

Everybody has an opinion when it comes to listing the top 10 of anything. Today we would like to share our opinion on what we believe the Top 10 performing cars are and why we have chosen them over so many other great performing makes and...

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Does An Extended Warranty Cover Accidental Damage?

Does An Extended Warranty Cover Accidental Damage?

The answer to this question is yes. And no. This is one of those questions that can get people into a lot of trouble – and we want to help you avoid that trouble. An accidental break down is covered by your extended warranty as long as...

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Does Your Extended Warranty Cover Towing?

Does Your Extended Warranty Cover Towing?

You’re driving along one day, minding your own business and then suddenly your car decides to die. Mind you, this is never at a time where you don’t need to be somewhere. You’re either getting ready for work, have an important social...

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Is Acura Care Worth It For You?

Is Acura Care Worth It For You?

Acura has long been one of the most trusted luxury brands in part for its reliability, price, and overall value that’s held firm throughout the years. RepairPal even ranks it as the 2nd most reliable car, with only Honda placing above it....

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Does Your Extended Warranty Cover Body Work?

Does Your Extended Warranty Cover Body Work?

In short: no, your extended warranty most likely will not cover your bodywork because it’s not meant to. Just like your car insurance won’t pay if your car breaks down, an extended warranty won’t pay if your car has body damage because...

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Does Your Extended Warranty Cover A Blown Engine?

Does Your Extended Warranty Cover A Blown Engine?

Oh boy – this is one situation you never want to be in. A blown engine is about as bad as you can get for a catastrophic repair bill, not to mention the potential risk of damage to your car and to your person. With a repair like that, it...

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Are Motor Mounts Covered Under Your Extended Warranty?

Are Motor Mounts Covered Under Your Extended Warranty?

Your engine and transmission are heavy. Really freaking heavy. Your transmission can be up to 400 pounds, while a large engine can be up to 600 pounds. In order to hold all that stuff in your car, you’re going to need some tough mounts....

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Does Your Extended Warranty Cover Your Air Conditioner?

Does Your Extended Warranty Cover Your Air Conditioner?

You want to know what’s not fun? Driving around in the Florida heat without air conditioning. It’s not so much the heat that’s bad, it’s the humidity. And boy oh boy, does Florida have that in spades. Unlike other repairs in your car that...

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Does Your Extended Warranty Cover Your Alternator?

Does Your Extended Warranty Cover Your Alternator?

The good news is yes, if you have a Protect My Car Extended Warranty, your alternator is covered with us. We’ll go through more extended warranties a little bit further down – so bare with me if you have an extended warranty with another...

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Does Your Extended Warranty Cover Your Starter?

Does Your Extended Warranty Cover Your Starter?

The bane of your morning commute often catches you without warning. Sitting in the driver’s seat, coffee in hand, you fire up the engine. Only nothing happens. Puzzled, you scratch your head. The lights and power windows work fine, you...

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Does Your Extended Warranty Cover Your Brakes?

Does Your Extended Warranty Cover Your Brakes?

A quick tap on the brake pedal is all you really need in order to tell when your brakes are starting to go bad. They might squeal loudly, stop unevenly, or even worse, cause you not to stop at all if you’ve abused them enough. Here’s the...

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Does Your Extended Warranty Cover Ball Joints?

Does Your Extended Warranty Cover Ball Joints?

Your ball joints should be covered by your extended warranty assuming that you have a plan that is more comprehensive than powertrain coverage. We’ve broken this down for you below, if you need more information. What Are Ball Joints? Your...

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Does Your Extended Warranty Cover Struts?

Does Your Extended Warranty Cover Struts?

Have you ever looked behind your tire while pretending you know what your looking for? If you have, you’ve probably seen the “spring thingy” sitting back there. We’ve all done it at one point or another. Starting today though, we’re going...

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Can You Transfer An Extended Car Warranty?

Can You Transfer An Extended Car Warranty?

Warranties can come in as many varieties as there are colors under the sun. Need a policy that only covers the bare minimum and most expensive to replace parts on your vehicle? There is a warranty out there for you. Do you want complete...

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What Type Of Car Can A Learner Driver Drive?

What Type Of Car Can A Learner Driver Drive?

  The learners permit. It’s a right of passage that’s as important for your teenager as homecoming or prom. Getting a learner’s permit is the first step towards driving alone and unsupervised, followed by a learner’s license. Now if...

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The NCWC Inc Extended Auto Warranty Buyers Guide

NCWC Inc is as far as we can tell, a New Jersey company that the claims to have helped consumers with high quality vehicle service plans for nearly two decades. Looking at their website, there’s not much more information than that on the...

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How Much Do Extended Car Warranties Cost?

How Much Do Extended Car Warranties Cost?

  If the original warranty on your car or truck has expired, you’ll want to look at your options so you can sleep more soundly at night. After all, while everybody hopes their vehicle will be as trustworthy as possible, a 2019...

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Should You Buy A GMC Extended Warranty?

Should You Buy A GMC Extended Warranty?

GMC is most known for its iconic full-size pickups and rock-solid commercial vehicles. While they are typically outclassed by manufacturers such as Ford and Ram, models such as the Denali are famous for their comfortable ride quality and...

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Should You Buy an Acura Extended Warranty?

Should You Buy an Acura Extended Warranty?

In the 1980s, Honda decided to launch a luxury brand specifically tailored for the US marketplace. The Japanese automaker planned to capitalize on the company’s legendary reputation for reliability and launched several sports and...

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Should You Buy a Ford Extended Warranty?

Should You Buy a Ford Extended Warranty?

Ford Motor Company has been making cars for 116 years and has manufactured over 350 million vehicles. Today, they are responsible for some of the best-selling cars on the market, including what is widely regarded as the king of the pickup...

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Should You Buy a Dodge Extended Warranty?

Should You Buy a Dodge Extended Warranty?

Dodge says its vehicles are built tough, but let’s see how well that statement is backed by its warranty. Learn more about how your Charger, Ram, Durango, Grand Caravan, or other model will be covered in the standard Dodge Basic Limited...

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How Good Is a Hyundai Extended Warranty?

How Good Is a Hyundai Extended Warranty?

The Hyundai warranty has been called “the best in America” by experts, but Hyundai calls it a commitment to “maintain a high degree of quality, dependability, and reliability.” Its basic warranty goes beyond many other manufacturers by...

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Should You Buy A Kia Extended Warranty?

Should You Buy A Kia Extended Warranty?

The Kia warranty is considered one of the best in the business. They claim their cars are built to last, so it makes sense that their warranties are as well. Over the years, they’ve gone from bankruptcy and near obscurity to becoming the...

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Should You Buy A Toyota Extended Warranty?

Should You Buy A Toyota Extended Warranty?

Do you own or have you recently purchased a Toyota? If your not already covered, you should seriously consider a Toyota Extended Warranty. Your vehicle is one of the most expensive purchases you will make. You rely on it to get you where...

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What Is Emissions Testing: The Complete Guide

What Is Emissions Testing: The Complete Guide

More attention than ever is being paid to environmental issues these days, and in particular, vehicle-based pollution. It's not surprising, therefore, that government regulators go to great lengths to ensure that vehicles driven on the...

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Should You Buy A Nissan Extended Warranty?

Should You Buy A Nissan Extended Warranty?

Buying a new car is an exciting time in anyone's life, but attempting to weigh the cost benefits of purchasing an extended warranty can lead to a major headache. When an extended warranty is offered by a car dealer, the only information...

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Is The Audi Service Plan Worth It?

Is The Audi Service Plan Worth It?

The Audi Service Plan (more commonly known as Audi Care) is something we get asked about a lot. Chances are though, unless you REALLY like the peace of mind, the Audi Service Plan is probably not worth it, as I’ll show you in a second....

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Is An Extended Car Warranty Worth It?

Is An Extended Car Warranty Worth It?

I know what you’re thinking. We’re hardly an objective source here at Protect My Car. But today, I’m going to be completely objective. Together we’ll peel away all the secrets behind extended warranties and figure out if one is worth it...

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Should You Buy A Jeep Extended Warranty?

Should You Buy A Jeep Extended Warranty?

You know what they say about Jeep. “It’s a Jeep thing. You wouldn’t understand.” Jeep life is booming. It’s not just a vehicle. For those who own one, it’s a lifestyle. There’s a Jeep wave to learn. Hierarchy, rules, and protocols to...

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Extended Car Warranty: Auto Service or Scam

Extended Car Warranty: Auto Service or Scam

I know, the first word that comes to mind when you hear "extended car warranty" is SCAM. This notion is a nightmare for you and for marketers of reputable extended car warranty companies. Unfortunately the reputation was earned as there...

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What Does A Powertrain Warranty Cover?

What Does A Powertrain Warranty Cover?

If you're wondering what a powertrain warranty means, you've come to the right place. A powertrain warranty protects all of the parts that make your car's wheels turn. Without your wheels turning, bad things are going to happen.   I...

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The 7 Coolest Convertibles of All Time

The 7 Coolest Convertibles of All Time

There are cars, and then there are convertibles. Convertibles may not be the most practical car on the road, but they sure are cool. There are few experiences that are more enjoyable than cruising on a warm sunny day with the top down. If...

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The Best Racing Movies

The Best Racing Movies

Car movies are almost always guaranteed to give you cool cars, thrilling action scenes, and interesting storylines. Some of the best racing movies were underrated when they premiered but have gone on to become cult classics, even for...

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New vs. Used: A Cost Comparison

New vs. Used: A Cost Comparison

Deciding to buy a new or used car comes with a lot of pros and cons to consider. Figuring out which option is best for you likely comes down to your finances, lifestyle, and preference. Below are some of the main areas to compare when...

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Has Your Car Been Stolen? Here’s What to Do

Has Your Car Been Stolen? Here’s What to Do

There’s nothing amusing about being the victim of a car theft. While there are no absolute guarantees, there are a number of strategies that you can take to minimize the risk of having your car stolen — or increase the probability of...

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Do Lemon Laws Cover Used Cars?

Do Lemon Laws Cover Used Cars?

We’ve all heard about lemon laws and how they cover new cars that turn out to be duds, working as a type of warranty. Unfortunately, most lemon laws only apply to new cars. So what’s the best car warranty for used cars, if lemon laws only...

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7 Surprising Vehicle Maintenance Myths

7 Surprising Vehicle Maintenance Myths

There are many car maintenance myths that are so common, it's just assumed they're facts. Some of these myths are harmless and won’t cause any issues to your vehicle, but some could actually cost money and maintenance in the long run....

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Best Road Trips for the 4th of July

Best Road Trips for the 4th of July

If you’re planning to hit the road during the Fourth of July, you’re in good company. According to AAA, 49 million Americans plan to travel over the July 4 holiday this year, the highest number since the travel and roadside assistance...

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Best Vacation Spots for the 4th of July

Best Vacation Spots for the 4th of July

The Fourth of July represents many things. First and foremost, it’s a holiday celebrating the independence of the great nation that so many of us are fortunate to live in. Second, it means summer is good and truly here. There are...

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Teach Your Teen These 10 Car Care Tips

Teach Your Teen These 10 Car Care Tips

There isn't a person on earth who fantasizes about the maintenance requirements of owning a car, and that goes tenfold for teenagers. They're in it for the status and speed, not the extra responsibilities. But they're in for a rude...

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10 Things to Think About Before Your Road Trip

10 Things to Think About Before Your Road Trip

Road trips are the stuff of dreams — it’s just you, the open road, and endless possibilities. We’re particularly blessed in the United States to live in a place that was truly made for epic adventures. It doesn’t matter who you are, what...

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Buying an extended or used car warranty?

Buying an extended or used car warranty?

What should you know before making the decision to purchase an extended auto warranty for your vehicle? This is an important question to ask yourself if you are considering purchasing an extended vehicle protection plan. There are a lot...

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Things You Should Always Keep in Your Car

Things You Should Always Keep in Your Car

You’re on a bucket-list road trip. You’re driving out in the middle of the wide-open country and taking in the scenery. An unforgettable sight catches your eye. You pull over and snap a picture. After you climb back into the car and turn...

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Famous Movie Cars That You Can Buy

Famous Movie Cars That You Can Buy

Famous cars in movies like the time-traveling DeLorean from Back to the Future or Mad Max's highly-modified 1973 Ford Falcon Pursuit Special are still out there and enter the market from time to time. You may not be able to buy the exact...

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7 Amazing Ways to Fuel a Car

7 Amazing Ways to Fuel a Car

Modern science has been very clear about the effects of global climate change and how traditional fossil fuels are only making it worse. With more than 270 million vehicles registered in the U.S., internal combustion engines have been a...

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The Best Cars For A Summer Road Trip

The Best Cars For A Summer Road Trip

Have you been dreaming of taking the ultimate summer road trip in a sweet avocado green wood-paneled station wagon like the one Chevy Chase drove in National Lampoon's Vacation? Based on a 1979 Ford Country Squire station wagon, the...

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Tips for Car Shopping Around Memorial Day

Tips for Car Shopping Around Memorial Day

Memorial Day marks the unofficial beginning of the warm weather driving season, with many people planning weekend getaways and cross-country road trips. For many people, buying a car to make the journey is part of the agenda. But the joy...

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7 Surprising Cars Driven by Billionaires

7 Surprising Cars Driven by Billionaires

Billionaires are often thought to have the newest, flashiest possessions – from luxurious mansions to the most expensive sports cars on the market. Many billionaires though don’t fit that mold. It may come as a surprise to many, but...

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5 of the Highest Mileage Cars of All Time

5 of the Highest Mileage Cars of All Time

Could your car hit 1 million miles? Not every car is destined for the heady heights of the million-mile club. But with the right car, regular maintenance, and a little luck, your car could become one of the chosen few.  It will take...

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How to Protect Your Car From Theft

How to Protect Your Car From Theft

Having your car stolen is something you probably don't think about often. It’s not something we feel is likely to happen to us. While anti-theft technology in cars is more sophisticated than ever, so are the tools available to...

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The Greenest Cars in America Today

The Greenest Cars in America Today

There’s no other vehicle with more assumptions made about it than a "green" car — green of course refers to a car that is incredibly fuel-efficient, a hybrid, or one that uses alternative fuel. No matter what you call it, these...

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What Your Car’s Color Says About You

What Your Car’s Color Says About You

The colors people choose for their clothes and car say a lot about them. From how you deal with stress to how passionate you are, your color choices give away plenty about your personality. Buying a car is a big decision. And for many...

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Is Your Car Your Second Home?

Is Your Car Your Second Home?

With its cozy heated seats, the smell of your aromatherapy air freshener, and your favorite tunes playing, you couldn't be blamed for thinking, "My car is my home... or at least my 'second home.'" Today's cars are comfy, safe, and they...

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The Top 7 Vehicle Maintenance Apps

The Top 7 Vehicle Maintenance Apps

Vehicle maintenance plays a major role in how well your vehicle performs and how long it lasts on the road. However, keeping up with a regular maintenance schedule isn’t easy when you need to keep track of oil changes, tire rotations, new...

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What Is the Origin of My Car’s Logo?

What Is the Origin of My Car’s Logo?

After all the time and attention you give it, you may think, "There's nothing I don't know about my car." However, one thing you may not know is the story behind your car’s logo. Most car logos are known worldwide and are almost...

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Need to Protect Your Dream Car? Here’s How

Need to Protect Your Dream Car? Here’s How

The automobile we choose to drive is more than simple transportation — it conveys a unique message about who we are and what we value. A truck says something different than a sports car, just as a rugged SUV and a luxury sedan make...

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Is Buying a Car Over 10 Years Old Worth it?

Is Buying a Car Over 10 Years Old Worth it?

Drivers are rethinking whether they want to buy brand new cars, lease, or buy gently-used cars. They've even wondered if buying a car that's over 10 years old could be cost-effective. Data experts on Reddit came up with some interesting...

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Need A Mechanic? Here’s What to Look For

Need A Mechanic? Here’s What to Look For

Car mechanics seem to be everywhere as you search your neighborhood or online for local dealerships and repair shops. But you’ll quickly learn that finding a great mechanic to cover your car is harder than it seems. Once you find the...

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7 Fun Facts About Herbie The Love Bug

7 Fun Facts About Herbie The Love Bug

The Love Bug has brought smiles to faces of all ages since Herbie the lovable Volkswagen Beetle first turned a wheel on the silver screen in 1969. In all good racing movies, iconic cars are featured so prominently that they become...

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Towing? Here’s What You Need to Know

Towing? Here’s What You Need to Know

Whether you're thinking about buying a boat for weekend trips, want to get into camping, or are planning to tow a smaller car or trailer for a move, it's important to know exactly how towing works. When towing, you're responsible not only...

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Takata Airbag Scandal Blows Up Again

Takata Airbag Scandal Blows Up Again

Automotive manufacturers have made some painful mistakes over the years in a bid to protect your car. You have to look at the history of car recalls in order to believe some of them. Chevy sent trucks out into the world with gas tanks...

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6 of the Deadliest Automotive Recalls in History

6 of the Deadliest Automotive Recalls in History

Deadliest Automotive Recall Past As we’ve discussed in previous posts on the Protect My Car blog, recalls are an unfortunate but often unavoidable part of owning an automobile. While most recalls are relatively harmless and require simple...

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7 Used Cars To Buy Right Now

7 Used Cars To Buy Right Now

Buying a new car seems appealing, but it isn’t always the best way to go. In fact, there are many reasons why buying a quality used car is better than paying the high price of a brand new car. The most important factor in buying a good...

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6 Automotive Innovations That Changed The World

6 Automotive Innovations That Changed The World

Despite the predominance of cars in our lives, they haven't been around for very long. The first motor car hit the roads less than 150 years ago. The first car, the Benz Patent Motorwagen, was little more than a bench, three wheels, and a...

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Your Car Is Your Baby — Protect it Like One

Your Car Is Your Baby — Protect it Like One

Your car is essentially another member of your family. You might even have a name for it! Sure, you might not feel unconditional love for your vehicle, but your car helps protect you and get you to the places you need to go. Your vehicle...

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Don’t Overlook Your Car’s Recall Notice

Don’t Overlook Your Car’s Recall Notice

Car Recall Notice Importance! A car recall notifies you that your car has a potentially serious mechanical problem, which can be extremely dangerous to you and other drivers. If your car's registration is up-to-date and the National...

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Celebrating Women in the Automotive Industry

Celebrating Women in the Automotive Industry

International Women’s Day occurs on March 8th and Protect My Car would like to celebrate the many accomplishments that women have given to the automobile world! When it comes to the auto industry, people generally think of the names Henry...

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8 Weird Car Facts We Bet You Didn’t Know

8 Weird Car Facts We Bet You Didn’t Know

Cars are an integral part of our daily lives. But there’s a lot we don't know about our trusty vehicles. Would you like to impress your friends and family with some weird, but true facts about cars? Let's take a look at some of the most...

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Buying Used : What to Look For

Buying Used : What to Look For

When it comes to buying a new car, brand new isn’t always the best way to go. You can find used cars in great condition with low mileage and maintenance records at a lower price than cars fresh off the lot. Yes, new cars have that new car...

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When Is It Time to Buy a New Car?

When Is It Time to Buy a New Car?

After another costly trip to your mechanic you begin to wonder if the repairs are worth it, or if you’d be better off buying a new car. There are a few things to consider before you say goodbye to your car, and it's not always best to buy...

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Save Thousands With An Extended Auto Warranty

Save Thousands With An Extended Auto Warranty

There’s a running joke in the automotive industry that the day after the warranty expires, your car will spill its guts all over the road. An extended auto warranty could save you thousands of dollars in painful repair bills if disaster...

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Cars Are an Extension of Our Personality!

Cars Are an Extension of Our Personality!

There’s no denying the love affair we in the US have with our cars. Our connection with cars goes beyond their practical use as a way to get around. People across the country develop emotional connections with their cars. When people say...

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The Top Five Automobiles in Films

The Top Five Automobiles in Films

Even with the leading lights of Hollywood behind the wheel, sometimes the car is the star. Four-wheeled legends have provided some of the most memorable moments in cinematic history, and the most famous movie cars will stay with us...

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10 Outrageous Car-Related Records

10 Outrageous Car-Related Records

We found some of the craziest Guinness World Records that are car-related, check them out below!   Hairiest Car An Italian hair stylist named Maria Lucia Mugno, 44 holds the title for “Hairiest Car” with her Fiat 500 that is...

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Protect My Car Launches Re-Imagined New Website

Protect My Car Launches Re-Imagined New Website

Protect My Car, one of the nation’s leading providers of extended warranty service contracts and maintenance plans, has launched a completely re-imagined new website at https://protectmycar.com. The new website captures Protect My Car’s...

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PMC Among Best Places to Work in 2018 by TBBJ

PMC Among Best Places to Work in 2018 by TBBJ

Protect My Car, one of the nation’s leading providers of extended warranty service contracts and maintenance plans, has been named among the best places to work in 2018 by the Tampa Bay Business Journal. Held annually, TBBJ’s Best Places...

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6 Best Times To Buy A Car

6 Best Times To Buy A Car

When To Buy A Car Here at Protect My Car, we specialize in saving you money on car repairs, we also like saving you money in other areas of your life, like buying a car. When thinking about a new car, the right time of year can end up...

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The Geneva International Motor Show

The Geneva International Motor Show

The Swiss Auto Show The Geneva International Motor Show concluded their 88th show this month and it was AMAZING. The reveals were unbelievable and the showcases never ceased to impress the attendees. Geneva always brings together some of...

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The Light On Your Dashboard, What Does It Mean

The Light On Your Dashboard, What Does It Mean

Car Tips Everyone Should Know As of 2017, there were over 250 different types of cars on the roads in America. Whether you drive a 2018 Ford F-150, a 2001 Honda Civic, or any other vehicle, there are many common issues that can arise for...

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Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Car

Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Car

Spring always brings a sense of new beginnings and the want of starting fresh. Research has been traced back to the Iranian Nowruz, which is the Persian new year. This new year falls on the first day of spring and the Iranians practice...

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Iconic Cars: Aston Martin DB5

The Most Famous Car In The World When Goldfinger came out in 1964, not only was it arguably one of the best Bond films presented to the world but from it, one of the most iconic cars of all time was born. Known as “the most famous car in...

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The 5 Women Who Made Automotive History

The 5 Women Who Made Automotive History

Celebrating Women in Automotive History   Women's History Month has officially kicked off and Protect My Car wants to celebrate the many accomplishments that women have given to the automobile world. When it comes to the auto...

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The Future of Cars In Space

The Future of Cars In Space

Welcome To The Future Of Automobiles We, at Protect My Car, love cars and we also love outer space, so you can imagine our excitement when Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster made its trip into space! SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Rocket set off from Cape...

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End of the Year Recap

As we near the end of 2017, we would like to thank all of our clients for your continued business and your hand in our successes this year. Protect My Car has had a record-breaking year, with many awards and recognition for what we have...

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Winterizing Your Vehicle

As it starts to get colder and winter continues to progress, it is important to make sure both you and your car are ready to weather any storm. Follow these tips and tricks from Protect My Car to ensure you stay safe and your car stays in...

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10 Most Popular Cars on TV

TV Cars Several television shows have been popularized not just by their iconic characters, but also by their equally-iconic cars. From figuring in death-defying action scenes to looking as gaudy and noticeable as they could be, cars on...

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Check If Your Rental Car Is A Recalled Vehicle

Was Your Rental Car Recalled? The Takata airbag recalls proving to be a scandalizing chapter in the present era of the motoring world, considering its unsavory stature as “the largest and most complex safety recall in US history,” as...

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Vehicle Recalls 101

Open Recall Introdution With more and more recalls coming up, we figured we'd give you a crash course in Vehicle Recalls. The Takata airbags recall that rocked the Japanese automotive supplies giant for the past three years serve as a...

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How Automakers Are Affected By Recalls

How Car Recalls Affect Automakers Let us cut to the chase: vehicle recalls are a nightmare scenario for consumers, never-mind the automakers, take the Takata recall for example. Apart from the fact that automakers face deep financial...

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Thank You To Our Veterans

This weekend is Veterans Day! Falling on Saturday this year, November 11th honors not only the end of World War I, which formally happened on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, but it also honors all the brave...

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BMW Issues Two Recalls

BMW Recalls 2017 Two new recalls have surfaced, this time BMW has issued warnings of under the hood fires due to a faulty valve and faulty wiring. The risk of fires is apparently low, but this could potentially be a serious problem,...

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Takata Airbag Update

Takata Airbag Update

While the story of Takata Airbag Recall made headlines years ago, to this day, additional information is still being uncovered and released. This recall is affecting millions of cars and travelers who otherwise did not know that they were...

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Driving Through Snowy Weather

Winter is coming, and your car needs more of that tender loving care from you through a series of practices designed to protect it from the biting cold. Although the effects of the freezing cold are totally the reverse of the horrors...

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Top 10 Best Racing Movies

Racing movies can certainly have your adrenaline pumping, especially if you are fond of plots that center on the competition. Since motor racing always involves the need to come first, ahead of rivals, it is undeniable that the best...

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Top 10 Most Common Car Maintenance Mistakes

Car Maintenance Mistakes Conducting car maintenance can be both a do-it-yourself (DIY) thing and a matter best left to the caring hands of professional mechanics. Although it doesn’t mean to say that either side is immune to some of the...

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Takata Airbags Recall: What You Should Know

Takata Airbags Recall: What You Should Know

The Takata Airbag Recall Notice This story begins when Takata announced massive recalls on their Japanese made airbags, the maker Takata have made huge ripples in automotive headlines once this was announced. This scandal broke out in...

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Protect My Car Ranked on the Inc. 5000 List.

Protect My Car Ranked on the Inc. 5000 List.

(PRWEB) AUGUST 21, 2017 Nationwide extended warranty leader Protect My Car is proud to announce that it has been ranked #663 by Inc. Magazine on its “Inc. 5000” list of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. During the...

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4 Tech Billionaires with Surprising Cars

4 Tech Billionaires with Surprising Cars

Many of us dream of getting rich and buying a super expensive car such as a Koenigsegg Regera (which costs $1.9 million), or an Aston Martin Valkyrie (a $3 million dream machine). Surprisingly, many of the richest individuals don’t share...

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Will You Invest in a Chevy Maintenance Process

Just because you are driving a Chevy unit doesn’t mean that you can just bypass the necessary processes that keep the car’s performance in optimum shape by not performing the manufactures required Chevy maintenance. Yes, it is true....

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4 Useful Car Maintenance Apps

4 Useful Car Maintenance Apps

DIY Car Tips Car owners, especially the DIYers, are especially skilled in terms of car maintenance, and their ability to share custom car care tips to others has been honed by their time-heralded expertise. After all, being proficient in...

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4 Tips To Keep Your Headlights Shinning Bright

Headlights Total Car Care Headlights Total Car Care:  Your car’s headlights serve as among your significant deal breakers for road safety: either you drive to your destinations at night safely or risk attracting accidents due to the...

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What Makes the Ford Maintenance Process Vital

Ford: Built Tough The Detroit-based firm’s pickup trucks are one of the world’s hard-working units. The truth is these all-wheel and four-wheel drives have been overly-used by its owners due to the belief that these types of mobiles are...

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6 Ways For Planning The Best Road Trip

Taking The Best Road Trip Smashing the freeway for a long-distance road trip is truly a blissful experience. But despite the signature spontaneity that comes with road trips, it remains important to have a well-thought plan for them....

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Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Fast 50 List

Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Fast 50 List

  Companies named to the Fast 50 must be privately-held, locally-owned, headquartered in West Central Florida, and have achieved substantially above-market consecutive annual revenue growth from 2014 to 2016. TAMPA, FLORIDA...

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Jeep Maintenance Becomes Essential

Jeep on the Road Jeep has been around since 1941, and if you have owned one you know if you do all the proper Jeep maintenance you have a vehicle that will be around for many years.  It is quite astounding to see the classic cars of...

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The Top 10 Maintenance Apps For Your Phone

The Top 10 Maintenance Apps for Your Phone The Top 10 Maintenance Apps For Your Phone is a debate that can go on for days, this article is going to provide factual information to why we feel this is the true list of the Top 10 Maintenance...

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Money Saving Tips For Your Next Road Trip

Road Trip Savings A road trip is always a fun experience, but it’s not exactly known to be an affordable one. That’s why it pays that you know how to manage your financial matters well when going on a road trip. You’ll never know when...

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10 Tips How to Plan the Perfect Road Trip

Planning a Road Trip? More Like Planning an Adventure Planning a road trip may differ from person to person. Some prefer to go with the flow and be spontaneous all throughout the trip while others enjoy creating timetables and scheduled...

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Why Roadside Assistance Matters

A Roadside Story Many drivers take roadside assistance for granted. Some driver might not even know they have it. I personally cannot tell you the number of times that roadside assistance has come to my rescue. Locked keys, flat tire, or...

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PMC Named 2017 Best Places to Work Finalist

PMC Named 2017 Best Places to Work Finalist

 (PRWEB) MAY 02, 2017 PMC named 2017 Best Places To Work Finalist, part of the evaluation process, employees of each nominated company are invited to confidentially complete an online survey that uses science-based tools to...

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15 Road Trip Movies For You To Watch

Road Trip Movies Road Trips make fantastic vacation getaways, but as far as anyone knows going on one can cost a lot of money. So, if you have nothing to do on the next long work break, consider treating yourself to a road trip movie...

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Five Perfect New England Road Trip Locations

Five Perfect New England Road Trip Locations

New England Travel Plans New England is always a perfect place for Americana-inspired road trips, considering its rich historical heritage that helped shape much of modern-day U.S. But did you know that the U.S. East Coast becomes a...

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Today’s Top 4 Best Car Waxes

Today's Top 4 Best Car Waxes Great car wax can keep your vehicle looking brand-new but if you can find the best car wax on the market you can make an older vehicle look new even if you have had it for quite some time already. However,...

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What You Need to Know About Vehicle Safety

What You Need to Know About Vehicle Safety

Road Safety Basics If you think that vehicle safety is about maneuvering your car carefully along the highway and safe driving,  you are wrong. For most drivers, protecting their lives and the state of their automobiles is...

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Road Trip Required Maintenance

Road trip required maintenance plan s a very import piece to planning your next road trip. To have the best road trip experience, having the best working car would give the most out of this experience. Choosing the right car can make or...

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Worldwide Road Trip List of Places

Worldwide Road Trip The world is such a big place, but anyone can only realize that once they expose themselves more often in the open. And what other better way can that be done other than spending hours on the road in pursuit of the...

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Protect My Car Obtaining ACVPP Certification

Protect My Car Obtaining ACVPP Certification

 (PRWEB) MARCH 01, 2017 The nationwide training initiative in conjunction with TrainAndCertify.org will help Protect My Car enhance its customers’ experience and satisfaction, as well as strengthen the company’s capacity and...

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Best Kinds Of Road Trip Inspiration

 Road Trip Inspiration Going on a road trip often comes as a brainchild of inspiration – either because you’re moved by scenery changes or you need to be motivated to get going in your otherwise-mundane everyday life. It’s like...

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Road Trip Guide provided by Protect My Car

Road Trip Guide - Going Cross Country... Road trip guide, for those of you that are able to make your dream a reality and you, are able to take a wonderful cross-country road trip, considering that several life commitments may be...

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Do You Need Extended Auto Warranty Coverage?

  Do you need extended auto warranty coverage? Purchasing an auto extended warranty is a decision that can impact your long-term financial goals. Either you don’t buy one and suffer the brunt of continuous damage to your car for...

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Route 66 Road Trip

Route 66 Road Trip: Sights To Behold Along America's Iconic Freeway A Route 66 Road Trip has always been a dream for road trippers looking to enjoy the best of what the US offers. The vast highway traverses through landscapes highly...

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Road Trip Ideas

Road Trip Ideas For A Wonderful All-American Excursion Some people just want to make the best out of their lives, and they have several ideas for doing so. A good number of them would consider going on a road trip as a great escape that...

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Your Seasonal Road Trip

  Perfect US Destinations For The Seasonal Road Trip Whatever the time of the year is, a seasonal road trip offers a soothing respite from the rigors of everyday life. You may find yourself being in the mood to enjoy...

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The Perfect Road Trip

Going on a road trip is certainly one of the most enjoyable ways to spend your precious vacation time. It can help create great memories as it allows a blissful mix of flexible do-it-yourself ways for the organization and...

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Planning Your Road Trip

Going out from your everyday comfort zone (or your mundane everyday life, if you’d put it that way) to venture forth on a road trip certainly helps you in your need to refresh. But as with many other things, road trips require planning so...

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Save Gas Money On Your Next Road Trip

Key Reasons Why A Road Trip Gas Calculator Counts Anyone who has a fair knowledge on road trips would know that gas expenses make them costly. Just like how any runner would need copious amounts of water to keep going in long-distance...

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Road Trips: Tips To Stay Awake On The Road

  Driving In A Road Trip? Five Ways To Keep Yourself Awake On The Road In a group of people going on a road trip, those who are used to driving get to be shortlisted as candidates to take over the wheel for the long haul (in the...

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California Road Trip: Top 5 Places To Visit

  California Road Trip on A Budget: Five Affordable Golden State Destinations The state of California is a melting pot of interesting characters, largely characterized by its massive land area that takes a good portion of the US’...

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Road Trip Budgeting: A Few Simple Ways To Plan

Road trip budgeting is a great way to have the ability to take more vacations each year.  Like it or not, road trips come at a price – it’s terribly unimaginable to go out and venture forth on a road trip without having to spend a...

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Enjoy Your Road Trip

Road Trip Meme - Avoid Becoming A Lousy Road Trip Meme With These Proper Travel Attitudes Enjoying a road trip isn’t merely a way to get away from negative attitudes, avoid becoming a lousy road trip meme yourself with proper travel...

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Is An Extended Car Warranty Worth It?

Ask Yourself: Is An Extended Car Warranty Worth It? Purchasing a new car from a dealership typically leads you to this scenario – you walk into the dealer’s office to discuss Q&As with your dealer, sign the papers closing the sale,...

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Save Money On Car Insurance Today

Save Money on Car Insurance - Read These Useful Tips! Among your primary duties as a responsible car owner is to have car insurance, regardless if it’s brand-new or secondhand but that doesn't mean you can't save money on car...

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Changing Your Insurance?

 Changing Car Insurance: Learn These Simple Steps! Consumer preferences change over time, and the same is undoubtedly prevalent in the case of car insurance. May it be due to circumstantial adjustments or sheer dissatisfaction over...

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Auto Insurance Facts: Things You Need To Know

GAP Insurance Auto insurance facts, let’s start with gap insurance, gap insurance will supplement the difference of what your auto insurance company will not pay out when your vehicle is damaged or totaled.  When you have gap...

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Auto Insurance Counts – Top Reasons Why

  Auto Insurance Counts Understanding why auto insurance counts is a very important topic, it provides financial stability when your family may need it most.  A sound investment always provides you with insurmountably favorable...

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Cool Ways To Decorate Your Car For The Holidays

  Decorating for the Holiday's There’s nothing like having that sense of fulfillment over getting to have full rein on customizing your car – from tuning its performance to improving its aesthetics. Therefore, it makes sense to think...

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Is Your Car Ready For The Road

The importance of having your car ready for the road Your car is truly a very useful machine - it’s no wonder that it enables you to reach point B from point A with all the comfort and convenience it can provide. However, you have to...

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Top 5 Spookiest Roads To Drive On

Not all roads are created equal, and we are about to go over some of the worlds spookiest roads. Some are too wide and are meant to be passed on by numerous cars, and some are too narrow but good enough as village streets. Whatever the...

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Buying Vs Leasing a Car

Whenever you need to drive a car, you may take on any of these two options – buying a car or getting one on a lease. When you're buying a car, you have free rein over its customization, although you’ll have to bear the brunt of its...

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Ambassador Maintenance Program

 Ambassador Maintenance Plan Ambassador Maintenance Plans were designed for both new and used car drivers – regardless of whether you own it or not, or if it’s brand-new or bought secondhand, you expose yourself to the multiple risks...

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Five Best Road Trip Places

Five Best Road Trip Places

Having a car is simply a blessing in itself, not only because you get to have far more convenient commutes around town but also you can go practically anywhere you want to when on the road. Road trips are certainly a guarantee of having a...

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High Performance Cars Under $10,000

  High-Performance Cars for under $10,000 It is easy to equate high-performance cars with staggering costs – larger engines are known to have more heavy-duty components and are typically gas-guzzlers, while their more exotic designs...

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Don’t Fall Asleep While Driving

Driving safely is a must for every car owner, especially when traveling long distances. However, keeping yourself awake while you’re behind the wheel, long-distance travel or not, has always been known as a daunting challenge. Whether...

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Top Safety Features For Cars

Vehicle Safety is essential in driving – that statement doesn’t need any further explanation, what with the multitude of driving-related accidents since time immemorial. As among the top causes of death in the modern world, traffic...

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Top 5 Protect My Car Reviews

Awesome companyI purchased this plan after researching what a good mechanical breakdown coverage should have. Protect my Car offers it all, which is why I am writing to protect my car reviews. They made my first issue with my 2008 Compass...

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Finding A Reliable Repair Shop

More often than not, the last thing you want to happen as a car owner is to have your car suffer from disrepair and not be able to find a reliable repair shop. Covering for several maintenance and repair costs, not to mention having to...

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The Self Driving Car

 The advent of the self-driving car is, in itself, an open indication that the future is now upon us. These days, driver-less cars being tested as prototypes by the likes of Google and Apple (as rumored) are commonly cited as among...

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5 Worst Traffic Cities to Stay Away From

Driving can both be a pleasurable and stressful thing to do, but the latter rings true in the case of traffic congestion. Rush hours, collisions, and ill-timed roadworks are just some of the most notorious reasons why cars get caught in...

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New Vehicle Technology Helps You Drive

Vehicle technology is getting better and better. Cars develop impressively in time, having gone from being Spartan runabouts to sophisticated transporting machines that also places a premium on pleasurable driving experiences best...

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Most Expensive Cars to Own

 One of the things that you must consider when purchasing a car is the cost that you have to cover beyond the purchase price. Throughout the course of ownership, all cars require various costs regardless of brand, model, and quality....

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Tips On Getting Out Of A Speeding Ticket

Sometimes, getting to your destination as fast as possible becomes your priority, to the point when you forget that you’ve already gone past the brink of violating traffic rules and on your way to a speeding ticket. Speeding, in...

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Car Maintenance Myths

The truth about car maintenance is that it can be both expensive and time-consuming – no doubt about it, considering the need to pay attention to a good number of components that may have to be repaired or consumables that need to be...

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Extended Car Warranty Protection

The Best Extended Warranty For Used Cars Purchasing an extended car protection plan is a necessity because owning a car is an investment in itself. From the price of the car itself to all attendant costs for maintenance and repair, being...

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Largest Subaru Vehicle Recall

Largest Subaru Car Recall Major Japanese vehicle manufacturer Subaru has issued its largest vehicle recall as of late, exacting compliance for 48,500 units of the 2015-2017 Outback and 2016-2017 Legacy models over steering issues, as...

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Jeep Recalls

Jeep Recalls

Notice on Jeep Recalls In the interest of public safety, Chrysler has issued vehicle recalls for a good number of its Jeep models, taking recommendations from NHTSA reports. The following Jeep models are the subject of Chrysler’s vehicle...

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Common Vehicle Maintenance Myths

  We are sure you have heard of some of these common vehicle myths. Every motorist concerned with the overall well-being of their vehicles have had encounters with commonly-held ideas on vehicle maintenance. While a lot of those...

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Technologies Increase Vehicle Recalls?

Technologies Increase Vehicle Recalls?

Increase Vehicle Recall Notices These days, vehicles are equipped with the latest technology that increase vehicle recalls, all of which aim to heighten user experience and convenience. Most of the time, software applications have...

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Tips For Tire Maintenance

Tips for tire maintenance can be one of the important posts you can read on Protect My Car as consumers tend to forget about their tires until it's too late.Tires and tire maintenance are crucial for every vehicle, as its mobility heavily...

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Will Electric Vehicles Be More Affordable?

 Rapid Decline in Electric Vehicles Battery Prices Spark Greater Demand for Electric Vehicles In today’s fuel-powered world, electric vehicles (EVs) are widely viewed as game-changers. By challenging the convention set forth by...

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Common Honda Problems

The Honda Accord and the Honda Civic are some of the most popular cars in the United States over the last decade. Known for their durability and reliability at a good price point, Hondas are known to last beyond 100,000 miles without any...

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Expired Vehicle Warranty: Things To Think About

Doesn’t it always seem your vehicle is emergency-free until the moment you're looking at an expired vehicle warranty? The last thing you want to feel is the regret of knowing that you could’ve done something to avoid a lapse in coverage...

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10 Worst Cities for Drivers in the U.S.

Accidents and vehicle breakdowns can happen anywhere. But where are you most likely to get in an accident in the United States? What are the worst cities for drivers? We found two studies in the last year that rank the worst cities for...

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Essential Winter Items for Your Vehicle

We’ve written before about important items to keep in your vehicle and how to prepare your vehicle for winter, but what about the things you need in your car during the winter months? Waiting on the side of the road due to a vehicle issue...

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Three Years Goes By Fast

Most auto manufacturers offer a basic warranty coverage which covers repairs for three years or 36,000 miles, whichever comes first. Sounds great, right? But when you take a look at your Vehicles Lifespan and how long most vehicle parts...

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What to Do if Your Car is Leaking Oil

Is Your Car is Leaking Oil? You might say to yourself, “It’s just a small puddle. I’ll worry about it later.” It can be an easy symptom to ignore, but oil leaks can create big problems for your vehicle. Oil leaks can cause damage to...

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How Not To Get Deceived By A Mechanic

Running into vehicle issues can be a nuisance. From flat tires to collision repair, the estimated cost to repair vehicles always seems to be beyond expectation. This is due to two things: One, lack of knowledge with auto repair and two,...

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The Benefits of Roadside Assistance

Roadside assistance is often overlooked as valuable coverage to have when owning a vehicle. Many car owners think “I’ll never run out of gas” or “I won’t lock myself out of my car.” You don’t realize how much you need roadside assistance...

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10 Important Items to Keep in Your Vehicle

Here are the 10 important items to keep in your vehicle to make sure you’re prepared for anything.  Unless you keep the interior of your vehicle spotless, you probably have a variety of items inside. But other than loose change and...

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5 of the Most Expensive Car Repairs

The 5 Most Expensive Car Repairs: One thing never fails upon visits to the repair shop, frequent or infrequent, and that’s sticker shock. No matter what the problem seems to be, the cost is never aligned with our expectation. You’d think...

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Best Car Maintenance Apps for Your Smartphone

Today’s smartphone technology makes it easier than ever to keep up with important gas and maintenance data for your vehicle. Apps offer you the ability to track your vehicle’s gas mileage performance as well as maintenance and repair...

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Auto Maintenance Programs at Protect My Car

 Auto Maintenance Programs and Ambassador Plans offered by Protect My Car Here at Protect My Car we strive to provide you, the customer, with coverage plans that can cater to any vehicle and any budget with our auto maintenance...

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How to purchase a used car

When purchasing a “new” used car, most people focus on the history of the car. Most use services, such as Carfax, that compare the car’s VIN number to a listed number of repairs, recall fixes, and other damage. While this is certainly...

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Should I Buy an Extended Car Warranty

Should I buy an Extended Warranty? Car repairs are expensive; in fact, the average hourly labor rate for auto repair is $70-$125. And that’s just the labor. Parts are an additional charge so make sure you take this into consideration when...

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5 Questions to Save Money On Repairs

  From the engines, brakes, and gears to the air conditioning, suspension and steering; all your car parts need to undergo some sort of repairs at some point of time. Repair services are not very cheap. At times you spend large...

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How To Keep Your Vehicle Running Well

Remember the days of your mechanic telling you to change your oil every 3,000 miles to keep up with vehicle maintenance? Those days are long over! Today's vehicles are running for much longer between oil changes. With synthetic oil going...

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