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How To Keep Thieves From Stealing Your Vehicle

Vehicle theft is a major problem in many areas. No one wants to have their vehicle taken from them, so Ferrari of Atlanta would like to provide some simple steps to keeping your car as secure as possible.

There are some ways that you can help prevent car theft. Always roll your windows all the way up when not in the vehicle, and make sure that you don't leave you keys in the car. Park in places that have good lighting, and never leave valuable items in a place where thieves can see them.

Installing an anti-theft device in…

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The Basics of a Blind-Spot Monitor

Our Ferrari of Atlanta team loves to talk safety features, an ever-evolving field of driver-assist tech that gets better every year. The blind-spot monitor is the tech feature of the day, but what is it exactly? Following is a quick rundown.

Eyes in Back of Your Head

A blind spot monitor detects vehicles in your blind spot as you're driving through Roswell or out in the country. The monitor uses mirrors, lasers or sensors, giving you a heads up with either a vibrating driver's seat or a light in your driver's side mirror.

The blind spot monitor…
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Follow these important steps when you get in an accident

If you drive a car long enough in Roswell, it's almost inevitable that you will eventually get into an accident. Thankfully, most injuries are minor, but whether the accident is a fender bender or a serious crash, we here at Ferrari of Atlanta want you to know what to do when one happens.

The first thing you should do when an accident happens is to assess yourself, passengers and the other driver to make sure everyone is OK. If emergency services are needed, call 911 right away.

Exchange information with the other driver, including a phone number and insurance…
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What are Gaskets?

Gaskets are an essential car part that few people think about on a regular basis until they spring a leak. Gaskets are rubber seals that are used to prevent fluids and gases from escaping their designated components. They often made from rubber or another resistant material.

Gaskets need to be checked on a regular basis as part of routine car maintenance because they will eventually break down over time. Normal wear, age, and changes in temperature are their worst enemies. When they wear out, they can spring a hole and leak essential fluids, such as oil
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Do I Really Need Synthetic Oil?


Are you like many drivers who wonder why they’ve been told to use synthetic motor oil and if their vehicle really needs it? Synthetic or synthetic-blend motor oils have special qualities not found in most conventional motor oils. Stop at Ferrari of Atlanta and talk to your technicians, who are more than happy to explain the ins and outs of motor oil and answer your questions regarding synthetic motor oil.

The best thing you can do for your vehicle is to follow the manufacturer’s recommendations. If they recommend synthetic motor oil, that’s what your vehicle needs...

 

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How to Control Pet Hair in Your Vehicle

There are more places than ever to bring our furry friends, from pet-friendly restaurants to dedicated dog parks. Most pets love the ride as much as the destination, but with their propensity to leave fur on the upholstery, it's a good idea to implement some kind of system before your car is overwhelmed with pet hairs.

Use a few tips from professional pet handlers for removing stubborn pet hairs, like wearing a pair of rubber gloves and lightly spritzing the upholstery while rubbing in one direction with your gloved hands. The fur will bunch into rolls which can be…
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Make The Best Decision On Your Purchase

When you come to visit us at Ferrari of Atlanta we will be here to help you make the most informed decision on your purchase. We know that buying a new car isn't always the best option. In fact, most people spend way too much money on a new car when they could have bought an even better car that's a year old and saved thousands! In the end, we want you to be happy with your purchase. That's why we provide you with detailed vehicle histories of all of our used cars so that you can…
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Get to Know Powertrain and Bumper-to-Bumper Warranties


When it comes to automotive warranties, many people are confused. You might not know which type of warranty you want because you don't know what each kind covers. At Ferrari of Atlanta, we want to clear up some of the confusion so that you can make informed buying decisions, so here are some of the major differences between powertrain warranties and bumper-to-bumper warranties.

Powertrain warranties cover some of the most expensive pieces of equipment that are responsible for the propulsion of the vehicle. Some of these pieces of equipment include the engine, driveshaft...
 
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Safely Sharing the Roads with Bicyclists

Whether it’s the high price of fuel, the desire for exercise or just a love of bicycling, summer time brings out more bicyclists than ever before. At Ferrari of Atlanta, we want you to be as safe as possible whether you’re driving a car or riding a bike. Knowing how to drivers and bicyclists can safely share the road is the first step.

Drivers should slow down for bikes; allow at least three feet between them and the bike; come to complete stop at when turning on red; be alert, and drive at or below than the speed…
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Be Prepared With a Roadside Emergency Kit


If anything ever happens to you in Roswell or wherever you may be, it can be invaluable to have a roadside emergency kit in your vehicle. There are several different kits available, and you can put something together fairly easily. Without supplies, you may be stuck for a while waiting for help rather than being able to help yourself.

Basic items you'll want to have include jumper cables, a flashlight, a first aid kit, and roadside flares. These items all play different roles, so you can be ready for a variety of situations. They're portable, small enough to…
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