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Taking a Road Trip With Kids

July 5th, 2019 by

While going somewhere for a vacation can be very exciting for kids, the trip in getting there can be rather boring. Even if they are very excited about the destination, the journey can be quite tedious. This is why some good road trip games can work for kids on the trip. One of the road…

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Tips for Traveling With Pets

June 24th, 2019 by

While your pet may love jumping into the car with you as you do your errands or embark on a family vacation, it's not an environment that's been designed with their safety in mind. Thousands of pets each year are injured while in a car, and pet owners should take some time to thoroughly pet-proof…

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Purchase a Used Car Using a Practical Mindset

May 28th, 2019 by

Buying a used car is a process that should be handled with a practical and patient approach. And McLaren Scottsdale has some good tips for you to consider that may help alleviate any potential financial problems. It's important to establish a reasonable budget for the used car you want to purchase. Just because it's a…

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Understanding What a Blind-Spot Monitor Is Used For

May 14th, 2019 by

When you're behind the wheel of your vehicle, it is important that you can see all around your vehicle from the driver's seat. This will keep you safe while on the road, but this visibility also keeps other people on the road safe. Even small children or pets in the vicinity of a parked vehicle…

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Understanding Why Your Engine May Overheat

April 30th, 2019 by

If you are a vehicle owner, you know how important it is for you to stay on top of your duties. When you can pay attention to the state of your vehicle, you are better equipped to take care of issues in the future. The engine is a typical problem area and knowing why it…

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How a Vehicle History Report Provides Useful Information

April 17th, 2019 by

Just like people, every vehicle has a history. Some are good – some are not so good! Fortunately, nowadays, a vehicle's history can be searched. But, do you know what to look for in a report? Well, McLaren Scottsdale wants to help and keep you informed as a consumer! A vehicle history report uses the…

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March 31st, 2019 by

We here at McLaren Scottsdale located right in Scottsdale, AZ fully understand that safety is the top priority in a car for you and your family. That is why we think it is so important to tell you all of the basics about the brakes in your car. Brakes work by clamping down on the…

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Utilize Different Vehicle Safety Ratings to Make an Educated Purchase

March 18th, 2019 by

The National Highway Transport and Safety Administration (or NHTSA) issues a rating to each new vehicle that is put onto the vehicle market each year. This rating takes a number of different factors into consideration, rating different areas of a vehicle. This can include front impact resistance, side impact resistance, and rollover resistance. Ratings are…

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Learning About Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirrors

February 28th, 2019 by

When you glance into the mirror in your car, you want to see what is behind you without being bothered by glare. You do not want to find yourself blinded simply because you chose to look in the mirror and there was someone behind you with bright headlights on. Auto-dimming rearview mirrors use sensors to…

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It Pays to Know How to Jump Start Vehicles

February 19th, 2019 by

Here at McLaren Scottsdale, we work hard to help our customers and other drivers stay safe and sound as they travel. One important skill that it is key for drivers to have is the ability to jump-start their vehicles if and when necessary. By following several simple steps, drivers can safely and effectively refill depleted…

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