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Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Car

As spring rolls around, it becomes time to do spring cleaning. Spring cleaning should be for more than just the inside of your house or apartment, though. Your car needs some attention as well. You don’t have to wait for spring to clean, by any means, but a yearly deep-clean is a great way to keep yourself in the habit of doing smaller, more frequent cleanings. Read more below to learn more about how to get the inside of your car nice and clean this spring.

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Is it bad to drive with burned-out lights?

Can I get pulled over for having a burned-out taillight?

Most of us have been pulled over for one reason or another while driving. Whether it was speeding, driving without a seatbelt on, running a stop sign, or something else, we all make mistakes from time to time. One of the more harmless offenses is a burned-out taillight. Can you get pulled over for having a tail light burned out? Read the rest of this entry >>

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Need new tires?

How to tell when you need new tires

It’s important to keep your vehicle maintained, and that doesn’t just go for the electrical and mechanical components. While some brands of tires are better than others, they all go bad at some point. Driving on a set of tires with too much wear can be dangerous, because you’ll lose traction and you’re also more prone to blowing a tire. Check out the warning signs below to see if it’s time for you to get a new set of tires! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Prep your car for winter

Winter vehicle maintenance tips

The dropping temperatures can do more than just chill us to the bone. When winter hits, our vehicles can take a toll from it as well. Rather than being reactive, it’s important that you be proactive and take the proper precautions to keep your vehicle well maintained. Check out some winter vehicle maintenance tips below! Read the rest of this entry >>

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Why drive an all-wheel drive vehicle?

Benefits of all-wheel drive

Drivers looking for a little extra edge on the road have a wealth of features to choose from to assist them in their daily commutes. One of those options that will make driving easier is all-wheel drive. This feature, found on select cars, trucks, and SUVs, is especially useful when road conditions are less than ideal. Take a look at some of the benefits of all-wheel drive below! Read the rest of this entry >>

close-up look at a flat tire on a generic vehicle

How to change a flat tire

Knowing how to change a flat tire is a good skill to have. After all, no tires are immune to the occasional sharp objects that find themselves scattered on roads across the world. While it’s certainly a frustrating thing to experience, a flat tire is not an insurmountable experience. Sure, you could call AAA to come get it fixed, but that could take a long time for them to get out there and find you. Besides, you have your pride to worry about! Check out the short video on our blog to learn how you can change a flat tire quickly and efficiently! Read the rest of this entry >>

How fast can you drive in Missouri?

What is the fastest legal speed limit in Missouri?

Do you have a need for speed? Some drivers enjoy the adrenaline rush that comes from topping their car out on the open road. While this may be fun, it’s illegal to drive faster than the marked speed limit, so attention and care should always be given in all circumstances. However, there are some areas where you can drive a little faster than others. Check out the fastest legal speed limit in Missouri! Read the rest of this entry >>

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How much mileage is too much on a used vehicle?

How Many Miles are Too Many?

Buying a used car can be intimidating. Many factors that seem like a non-issue when buying new vehicles come to the front of a buyer’s mind with used vehicles. Has the car been in an accident? Is it salvage? How many miles are on it? Are there too many miles? Come to think of it…

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How to not get scammed by a used car dealer?

Tips for Avoiding Used Car Dealership Scams

Here at Show Me Auto Mall, we pride ourselves on integrity and trustworthiness. We know that a satisfied customer is much more likely to be a return customer. That’s why we want to let you in on some scams that happen in the industry and show you how to avoid them.

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