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How‌ ‌Do I ‌Prepare‌ My ‌Car‌ ‌for‌ Fall?

September 30th, 2022 by
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Shop CarHop Vehicles Contact Us for More Info It’s important to routinely check out your car throughout the year and especially as the seasons change.  Summer heat is quickly beginning to give way to cooler temperatures. This is a great time to prepare your vehicle for the chilly season ahead with shorter days and longer…

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4 Car Shopping Tips for Buying Your First Vehicle in School

August 4th, 2022 by
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As the summer winds down and classes will resume again, back-to-school shopping is certainly top-of-mind for many people. As you plan your trip back to campus, now is a great time to ensure you have a vehicle to help you make it there and back without the need to grab rides from friends or take…

How to Plan an Epic Summer Road Trip with your Family

June 29th, 2022 by
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Summer is the time many drivers take to the road to visit family, explore new places or even hit their favorite beach destination. According to AAA, over 42 million people are expected to hit the roads for the July 4th holiday weekend alone.  As we reach the peak of the summer driving season, here are…

Improve Your Gas Mileage with These Tips

June 15th, 2022 by
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SHOP CARHOP VEHICLES CONTACT US FOR MORE INFO When most people think about the cost of buying their next new vehicle, they often only consider the price of purchasing the vehicle itself. However, there are a lot more factors that are involved in calculating the total cost of the purchase. One of the easier variable…

Secrets to Finding a Quality, Affordable Used Vehicles Under $10k

June 9th, 2022 by
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Buying an affordable used vehicle has gotten more expensive as consumers feel the effects of higher prices for food, fuel and housing. Many shoppers start looking for a quality, affordable used vehicle under $10k, which doesn’t mean they have to settle on low-quality cars, trucks, SUVs or vans.  Check out some of the best-kept secrets…

Why Should I Buy a Car Now?

May 31st, 2022 by
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Shop CarHop Vehicles Find a Dealer Near You Are you wondering if now is the right time for you to buy a used car? Is there even an affordable used car lot near me worth buying my next car from? The truth is there are many benefits that may come from buying your next vehicle…

Why Buy a Used Car from a Dealership vs. Private Seller?

April 12th, 2022 by
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If you are in the market for a quality pre-owned vehicle you may ask yourself, should I buy a used car from a dealership near me or a private seller? Which is the best place to buy a used car? The truth of the matter is, there’s more than one way to buy a used…

Having Car Starter Problems? Learn How to Diagnose & Fix Your Starter

March 14th, 2022 by
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If your car won’t start, there’s a chance you may need to perform a car starter replacement. Find out what might be wrong with your car starter, along with how to perform a car starter installation, with the team at CarHop. Whether your starter is acting up or you need to learn how to change…

How to Replace an Alternator in a Car

March 14th, 2022 by
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CarHop isn’t just a great source for affordable used cars—we’re also here to offer helpful DIY car repair tips, like how to replace a car alternator. Once you’ve tested your alternator and determined that it’s the culprit (rather than a faulty starter), you can reference the video below and follow these simple DIY steps to…

Learning How to Change a Windshield Wiper is Easy

March 14th, 2022 by
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Your windshield wiper blades are going to break down over time, so it’s generally recommended you change them once every six months or so. If you don’t, you’ll start suffering from visibility issues and possibly even see scratches appear on your windshield. Luckily enough, learning how to replace windshield wipers is easy with this wiper…

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