Archive for the ‘Tips and Tricks’ Category

3 Last Minute Things to Check Before Buying a Used Car

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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Over the past few months we’ve been giving you information on several of the easiest things to forget when you’re shopping for a used car, so we thought we’d continue that this month with 3 of the last-minute things you should check before buying any used car. These three are probably the easiest things to overlook, so make sure to consider them when you’re sitting inside wondering if there’s anything else you should check. (more…)

Make Sure to Remember These 3 Parts When Shopping for a Used Car

Friday, August 11th, 2017
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We know it’s been a few days, so we thought we’d pop back in and tell you about 3 more parts you want to make sure to remember to check whenever you’re shopping for a used car or other vehicle. These things are easy to miss or forget, but could lead to problems or inconveniences down the road. Let us know if you have any questions about them! (more…)

Remember These 3 Tips & Tricks While Shopping for a Used Car

Monday, July 31st, 2017
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It’s us again, just here to tell you 3 more tips & tricks to remember while you’re shopping for a used car. We’ve already given you nine things you don’t want to forget, and today we’re going to dive into a few more things that are easy to overlook. (more…)

Don’t Forget These 3 Things When Shopping for a Used Car

Monday, July 24th, 2017

We’re back to help you make all the right decisions when you’re shopping for a used car, as we’ve got 3 things you don’t want to forget once again. Today’s three things aren’t quite as easily overlooked as some of the others we’ve gone over, but these are things you definitely want to make sure work properly before even thinking about purchasing a car, so check them out below and remember to give us a call if you have any questions. (more…)

3 More Things You Shouldn’t Overlook When Shopping for a Used Car

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Not long ago we gave you a quick list of things that you don’t want to overlook when shopping for a used car, and today we’ve got 3 more things to add to that list. We’ll keep this a regular occurrence until we get through our longer list of things not to overlook, so if you’ve found these tips helpful, be sure to keep checking back for more in the coming weeks. (more…)

Can car batteries overheat during the summer?

Monday, July 10th, 2017

The simple answer to the question above is no, but the extreme heat often associated with Georgia and Alabama summers can cause all sorts of problems – and some of them can lead to your car overheating. Car batteries are designed to withstand the elements, as it’s hard to make sure something like a vehicle is always in the right conditions. But heat like we get here can cause liquid to evaporate, including battery fluid. While this won’t cause overheating necessarily, it can lead to issues with overcharging. (more…)

3 Things You Shouldn’t Overlook When Shopping for a Used Car

Thursday, June 29th, 2017
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Shopping for a car is a stressful ordeal, especially if you’re shopping for a used car. You don’t want to accidentally purchase a vehicle that isn’t up to snuff or won’t last very long, as even used vehicles often have a hefty paycheck. We thought we’d ease your mind at least a bit by highlight 3 things that you should never overlook in the process of shopping for a used car, and you can check them out below. We might come back next month with a few more, so be sure to stay tuned to the Gil’s Online blog! (more…)

Is it illegal to drive barefoot in Georgia?

Monday, June 5th, 2017
Is it illegal to drive barefoot in Georgia?

Many people in Georgia and across the country as a whole are unclear whether or not it is illegal to drive barefoot. While some people might find it strange to drive barefoot, there are plenty of people out there who find it uncomfortable to wear shoes, especially behind the wheel. And sometimes kicking off the shoes that you are wearing might seem safer than trying to press pedals with certain types of footwear, like flip flops or high heels. We’re here to talk about the legality of driving barefoot in Georgia, so that all of you residents wondering have a better idea. (more…)

Why does it smell like this in my car?

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Yesterday we started looking at a few common smells that you might notice inside your vehicle, but we weren’t able to cover them all. Today, we thought we’d dive into the rest of them to give you a more comprehensive look at what might be causing your car to smell like that. Be sure to go back to yesterday’s smells if you don’t see yours here, and if we missed something let us know in the comments. (more…)

Why does my car smell like this?

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
Why does my car smell like this?

One of the worst things you can experience when getting into your vehicle, or even worse as you’re driving it, is suddenly getting hit with a strange smell that you can’t quite put your finger on. There are several different kinds of smells that could mean bad things are going on, at which point you would need to take care of them yourself or bring your vehicle into a repair shop to get fixed. So, if you’re wondering why your vehicle smells like any of the things below, we’ve got some answers for you. (more…)