Archive for the ‘Tips & Tricks’ Category
How to Build Your Credit from Scratch
Oftentimes, you hear about how you can rebuild your credit score if you have had some financial trouble in your life, but what if you are fresh out of school or simply haven’t used credit cards in your life? You may have no credit history to speak of, and that can also be an obstacle to getting financing for a vehicle, home, and just about anything else. Read ahead for a few tips on how to build your credit from scratch.(more…)
How to Pass the Time While Your Vehicle is Serviced
While we pride ourselves on the quality of service as well as the accommodations for our customers in our lounge area, we understand that spending a chunk of your day in the shop while your car is getting worked on isn’t always the most fun you could ever have. It’s just a necessary part of car ownership. So it goes! There are ways you can make your waiting experience more enjoyable, though, so we want to go over how to pass the time while your vehicle is serviced.(more…)
What is the Minimum Amount of Auto Insurance Needed in Utah?
Car insurance is one of those areas of life that can be complicated, but you know it’s necessary in order to protect you and your finances in the event of an accident. It is such a valuable necessity, in fact, that most states these days require it by law. Is car insurance required in Utah? Yes, it is. So, what is the minimum amount of auto insurance needed in Utah? Let’s go over some of the details.(more…)
How Far Can You Drive When the Fuel Gauge is on Empty?
You have probably been there. It happens to the best of us. You’re driving along and having a splendid day when all of a sudden, your fuel light appears on your instrument panel. You know you passed a gas station a minute ago. Are you doomed to run out of gas on the side of the road and get stranded? Not necessarily, although the situation still isn’t ideal. Just how far can you drive when the fuel gauge is on empty? Continue reading for more details.(more…)
Should You Have a Mechanic Inspect a Car You’re Test Driving?
At Image Auto Sales, we are proud to offer a wide and varied selection of pre-owned vehicles with branded titles and clean titles. We stand behind the vehicle no matter the title it has, but we know that the shopping process can be stressful on customers due to the simple fact that driving something different from what you’ve been driving for years can sometimes be daunting. It’s all about the fear of the unknown. That’s why we encourage a solid test drive to get to know the vehicle you’re interested in. Should you have a mechanic inspect a car you’re test driving? Absolutely! We want you to feel comfortable with what you’re buying. Read ahead for more details. (more…)
How to Prepare Your Car for Winter Weather
Whether you love it or hate it, you can’t stop it. Winter is on its way, and although the NOAA has predicted a warmer-than-normal winter for Utah, that doesn’t mean winter won’t be without its challenging conditions. Driving can be extremely treacherous in winter, and while safe driving needs to be practiced in the middle of a winter storm, there are things you can do with your vehicle ahead of time to get ready for the impending cold season. Read ahead for some tips on how to prepare your car for winter weather. (more…)
Why Image Auto Sales Doesn’t Have CarFax History Reports
These days when you are shopping for a used vehicle, one of the words you are going to see quite often is CarFax. It’s understandable to want to gain as much of an understanding of the vehicle you are planning to purchase, but how important is a CarFax, and what is it really saying? Find out why Image Auto Sales doesn’t have a CarFax history report on the vehicles we sell here. (more…)
Is it almost time for an oil change on your vehicle? It might be time for you to consider taking care of the oil change yourself to save some money and give you the confidence that the job is done right! Although some people believe that this is a job that can only be done by a mechanic, changing your oil can be done in just a few simple steps! Watch the step by step video below to learn how to correctly change the oil in your car or truck! (more…)
If you have a pet dog, you probably consider him to be a part of the family and you wouldn’t want anything to happen to them. Your dog loves you and trusts you to take care of it. It is your job to take care of your pet and make sure that it is taken care of. A fatal mistake that some pet owners make is leaving their dog in the car when it is too hot outside. This horrible mistake could cost your pup their life. Keep reading below to learn if it is okay to leave your dog in the vehicle! (more…)
When it comes to owning a vehicle, most drivers want to take the best care of their vehicle as possible. Even though some drivers think that they are doing good for their vehicle, they could be doing things that could be harming it. The video below highlights a few common mistakes that a lot of drivers make when it comes to their vehicles. Keep reading below to learn more! (more…)