Car Maintenance Bella Vista AR

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Recreational Vehicle Park
(479) 855-8075
700 Blowing Springs Road
Bella Vista, AR
RV and Camper Repair

Vaughn Collision Center Inc
(479) 273-1188
2813 SW 14th St
Bentonville, AR
Motorsports Gallery
(479) 845-3900
1116 S Walton Blvd
Bentonville, AR
AAMCO Car Care
(479) 271-9929
306 SW A St APT 12
Bentonville, AR
Walmart Tire & Lube Express
(479) 273-0963
406 S Walton Blvd
Bentonville, AR
Lubrication Service, Tires/Wheels
Mon:6:00 am-9:00 pm
Tue:6:00 am-9:00 pm
Wed:6:00 am-9:00 pm
Thu:6:00 am-9:00 pm
Fri:6:00 am-9:00 pm
Sat:6:00 am-9:00 pm
Sun:7:00 am-8:00 pm
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Wynns Transmission
(479) 273-0405
Bentonville, AR
Credit Cars Inc
(479) 273-1144
3302 S Walton Blvd
Bentonville, AR
Wal Mart Supercenter
(479) 273-0963
406 South Walton Boulevard
Bentonville, AR
AC and Heating Repair,Audio and Video Installation

Nunnally George Chevrolet
(479) 273-0942
506 Southwest 14th Street
Bentonville, AR
Fabrication and Restoration

4 Wheel Concepts
(479) 271-6969
2810 S Walton Boulevard
Bentonville, AR
Auto Glass Repair

Maintaining a Used Car

By Joanne Brickman   

Many used cars available today give new meaning to the old used-car come-on, "Like New." A lot of them really are like new, thanks to the large quantity of high quality cars being returned to dealerships at the end of their lease terms. Whether you buy almost-new or truly-used, it is important to take good care of the vehicle. Once it's yours, the key word is maintenance.

Doing Maintenance

Simply put, maintenance is keeping your car working well and looking good. There are basically two maintenance theories: do-it-yourself and let-someone-else-do-it. Most do-it-yourselfers have a fundamental knowledge of how an automobile works and how to keep it working. They can, and most prefer, to do routine maintenance like changing the oil or replacing spark plugs. They have an intimate relationship with WD-40 and seem to enjoy getting grease on their new sweat suits.

Used cars, as you might suspect, require more attention than new cars. Even those in the let-someone-else-do-it camp who have bought used cars have a number of tasks they must do regularly to keep that vehicle in good condition.

Do-It-Yourself Tasks

Even the person who has trouble finding the car's gas tank can do some simple, but essential, maintenance checks.


Belinda, who has trouble keeping track of which guy she's dating at the moment, is a stickler for keeping tabs on anything that could go wrong on her old Honda Civic. Every time she puts gas in the car, for example, she whips out her tire tester and promptly checks the air pressure in all four tires. Belinda bought this tire tester at a parts supply store and carries it everywhere with her. She's afraid the one at the gas station won't be accurate, or there may not be one there at all. This simple tire check ensures Belinda of the best possible steering and handling, equal wear on the tires, and good fuel consumption. Since she usually puts gas in her car first thing in the morning at a station close to where she lives, she checks her tire pressure at the most opportune time. After the car has been driven for awhile, the tires heat up and the air expands so the reading isn't accurate. Because outside temperatures affect tire pressure, it is important that this simple maintenance check be done regularly. Be sure to take a minute or two at least once a month to do a tire check. The recommended pressure for your car's tires is in the vehicle's owner's manual. No manual? Look on the tire's sidewall. You might also find the information in the glove compartment or on the driver's door.

Even if your tires are warranted under a protection plan such as that offered by Volvo Certified Pre-Owned Car Program , it is necessary to perform regular maintenance to keep the tires functioning properly and to ensure the validity of the warranty.

Windshield Wipers

Another important maintenance check do-it-yourselfers will find easy is keeping an eye on the windshield wipers. Th...

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Lemon Laws

4-90-401, et seq.

Title Of Act:
New Motor Vehicle Quality Assurance Act

Definition Of Defects:
Nonconformity to applicable manufacturer's express warranty or implied warranty of any defect/condition that substantially impairs use, value, or safety of motor vehicle

Consumer's option: replace with new motor vehicle acceptable to consumer or repurchase motor vehicle and return full purchase plus collateral and reasonably incurred incidental charges; less reasonable offset for use and physical damage

Time Limit for Manufacturer Repair:
24 months following delivery of vehicle or 24,000 miles, whichever comes later