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Online Scheduling Tool at Westbury Group Makes Booking Car Appointments Easy

Instead of sitting in our waiting room for your car to get on the lift, you can make use of the online scheduling app and come to the facility when it is convenient for you. It doesn't matter the job or the time, pick your time and minimize wait times for good.

The online scheduling app is a great way to set your appointment for a tire rotation every other oil change. Book the spot online when you have a free hour, and that way when you arrive you can roll right into the bay and the service techs…

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Keeping Your Gas Tank Full to Prevent Winter Headaches

Driving your car in the winter with low fuel is a recipe for disaster. These are a few winter hazards that you may encounter if you are not getting the fuel tank topped off during this colder season. The tread on the rear tires has a hard-enough time gripping the roads when it's snowing, without fuel in the rear tank; the car is that much lighter. Fill the tank, and you add more weight that helps the tires stick to the road.

The less gas in the fuel tank, the more room for condensation to form. If that moisture…

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Discover the Meaning Of Horsepower

Horsepower is a measurement used to help consumers determine which vehicle to buy. The problem is that most folks are not sure what is meant by this term. Some believe it is referring to how fast a vehicle will run. Others are more interested in how much they can tow with a certain truck. Of course, these are correct, but most have no idea about the power of a single horsepower.

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Excellent Car Fluid Service

All cars, SUVs and pickup trucks have crucial fluids that keep systems such as the braking system, engine, and transmission functioning correctly and in a safe manner. Some of these vehicle fluids include automatic transmission fluid, motor oil, and coolant. A reduction in the required level of fluid or worse still drying out of the fluid can be the beginning of trouble with your car. It is therefore vital to keep an eye on these fluids. Below is an illustration of two of the fluids and why it’s important to change them;

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Online Financing Application

One very important thing that every potential car owner needs to think about is how they are going to finance their purchase. Depending on your credit score and history one very interesting new thing to do is to shop online for vehicle loans, find the best one for you and then to secure the loan before you go to the dealership. This can save a lot of awkward conversation and headache if you decide to complete an online application before you go to our dealership to select a new vehicle.

 

 

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Our Technicians Will Help You with Seasonal Maintenance


The winter season is fast approaching, and that means severe weather with snow, sleet, and temperatures below freezing for much of the country. Getting your vehicle prepared now for winter weather is necessary to protect your car. Our service department at VIP Automotive Group can advise and assist you in getting your vehicle ready for the winter.

It is critical that you protect your radiator from freezing temperatures...
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Please Maintain Your Headlights


No matter what, you'll find yourself driving at night or in conditions with reduced visibility. It's not the most ideal situation to drive at times where you can't see all that well, but that's why all cars have headlights on them to give you visibility in situations like that. That's why headlights exist in our cars and why they're incredibly important to them.

It's also why you need to give them proper maintenance on a scheduled basis. You cannot afford or risk a turn of misfortune with your headlights, especially during a time…
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What Should You do at the End of Your Lease?

Is your lease nearing the end? Are you unsure of what you should do next regarding your vehicle needs? Let’s discuss the options you can take at VIP Automotive Group in Long Island, NY.

Buy the car you are currently leasing. If you are happy with the car you are currently leasing, you have the option to buy it. Lease a new car. If you don't want to buy the car you are currently leasing, you can lease or purchase another car.

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Regular Tire Rotation is a Great Low Cost Investment

Rotating your tires roughly every 6,000 miles is important to both your pocket book and safety, and will keep your tires in top condition longer. Neglecting your tires is a recipe for disaster! Everyday driving causes wear and tear to your tires, and when you drive in extreme conditions your tires can wear out more quickly. Having them rotated regularly will allow your tires to wear more evenly and increase their life span.

It’s sometimes hard to see your inside tire tread, and it can wear out faster than the outside tread.

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End summer on the best note with the Ford Escape

Summer days and cool summer nights are always enjoyable. These days are coming to an end, however, but Westbury Group knows there's still an adventure or two to be had with the ones you love. To make your trips even better, just take the wheel of the 2017 Ford Escape, you'll always arrive safely and in style.

 

No matter where you go, the Intelligent 4WD in the #FordEscape will help you get there.

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If a crossover is what you're in need…

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