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Protect Your Vehicle When It Is Parked

Whenever we park our vehicles, we leave them vulnerable to theft. Without the proper protection, your vehicle is a sitting target for car thieves. Find out what you can do to provide an efficient deterrent effect to ward off potential thieves.

Immobilization devices are a nightmare for car thieves. These devices make it impossible to bypass the car's ignition. 

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Stay Safe with a Winter Survival Kit

Winters in Mechanicsburg can be harsh. Before you drive off to face the elements, preparation is essential. Begin by creating a winter survival kit.

Creating a winter survival kit for your vehicle is simple. First find a box, carrying case or zippered bag large enough to hold all your items. By keeping the items together in one place, you are less likely to lose them or remove them accidentally. The items you will need include:

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Why You Should Consider a Bed Liner for Your Truck

There are many different types of bed liners for trucks. However, before looking into the bed liners and choosing one to use, it is important to think about why there is a need for truck bed liners to begin with. This can help you decide on the right type of bed liner to use.

A truck bed is made of the same type of material as the rest of the body of the truck.

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Why You Should Think About Purchasing a Hatchback

You want to find a vehicle that will be a good investment for you and your family. We want you to find that, too. It is important that you consider your options and that you know just how a hatchback might work out for you.

It can be a lot easier for you to take cargo with you on the go when you are driving a hatchback than when you are driving a sedan.

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Learn How to Haggle the Best Price on Used Cars

The team at Brenner Collision Center wanted to help you save money when buying a used car. Keep these tips in mind before you go to the lot to see that used car and make an offer.

If you're going to get the best price on a used vehicle, you have to always be ready to walk away from the deal if you don't like it. 

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Removing a Badge from Your Vehicle

Some drivers like to customize their vehicle. One of the ways that they choose to customize their vehicle is by removing a badge from the vehicle. For those that are not aware of this tactic, there are ways to do this without ruining the paint job on your vehicle.

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Improving Your Credit Score

If your credit score is on the lower side of the spectrum, this can impede your ability to secure a loan for a new car. We here at Brenner Collision Centers don't want to stand in the way of making this investment so we have a few tips on how you can quickly improve your credit score.?
  • If you have debt that spans across a number of credit cards, pick one and begin to make extra payments. When each card is paid off you can close it. Keep one or two credit cards open to establish credit moving forward…
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Why Buy a Used Car?

Our crew working here at Brenner Collision Centers wanted to pass along some information on how you can save money by choosing a used car instead of buying new.

Even though the vehicle might look sturdy, you never really know about the used car until you request vehicle history reports. These reports will not only show you exactly how many owners had this vehicle, it will show if the vehicle sustained flood damage or was involved in any accidents.

Once you find the vehicle you like, now you will be able to take advantage of favorable financing....

 

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Tailgating Season Means Time To Service Your Vehicle

Are you ready for fall tailgating season? Before you finish packing your essentials and heading out, be sure that your truck is ready to go too. Bring it in to Brenner Collision Centers in Mifflintown and Mechanicsburg to have its fall servicing and maintenance performed and then all you have to do is enjoy the good food and friends.

Here are a few more tips to make game day go smoothly.

  • Empty a drink case and line it with two garbage bags and use it as a throw away trash can.
  • Cover some bricks with tinfoil and place them in…
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Identifying Signs of a Misaligned Car

At Brenner Collision Centers, we understand that poorly aligned wheels can create a variety of issues in a vehicle. From causing uneven tire wear to making the steering wheel vibrate while you're driving, a misaligned car can make for an uncomfortable ride and create dangerous situations.

Having the alignment of a car or truck checked whenever you take it to a shop for an oil change can make it easy to remember to have it done. Wheels can be thrown out of alignment from a variety of incidents ranging from off-road driving to hitting a curb. If you notice…

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