2016 Labor Day events you don’t want miss this year in the Outer Banks of North Carolina

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community News, Currituck County Events, Holidays, Local Events on Monday, August 29th, 2016 at 8:25 PM
Outer Banks, NC Labor Day Weekend

2016 Labor Day Events Outer Banks, NC

One of the most fun weekends of the year in the Outer Banks of North Carolina is coming up fast and many locals are wondering what they can do to have some last-minute summer fun before it’s over. Labor Day weekend is the last three-day weekend of the summer and there is always something fun to do, especially in the Outer Banks. This year’s 2016 Labor Day weekend events in Outer Banks, NC offer tons of family-friendly events and a lot of entertainment. To help you plan your Labor Day weekend accordingly, Midgette Auto is offering up some information about all of the local happenings in the area. Read the rest of this entry »

Get the most out of a used car test drive with these simple tips

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips on Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 at 2:35 PM
Used Car Test Driving Tips

Tips for Test Driving a Used Car

Buying a used car is a great decision that will help you keep the cost of your next vehicle down and make it more affordable for you. How do you guarantee that you get the right vehicle? Doing your research and reading up on reviews will definitely help you buy the right used car, but the most important step is the test drive. The following tips for test driving a used car will help you get behind the wheel of your dream car and help ensure that you drive a vehicle that you like and feel comfortable behind the wheel of. Read the rest of this entry »

Top reasons why you need an oil change in Harbinger, NC

By blogsadmin | Posted in Auto Maintenance on Thursday, August 4th, 2016 at 5:33 PM
3 Reasons Why You to Change Your Oil

Oil Change Harbinger, NC

Buying a new or used car can be very exciting for most drivers. Whether it’s a shiny new car or a used one with some miles on it, you still have to take care of it and show it some love. One of the most important vehicle maintenance procedures you can have performed on your new or used car is an oil change. Why is a regular scheduled oil change so important? There are many reasons why you need an oil change in Harbinger, NC and the following list will show you the top three. Learning why it’s so important to schedule an oil change is the first step to getting the most miles out of your car. Read the rest of this entry »

Tell-tale signs your transmission is going bad

By blogsadmin | Posted in Auto Maintenance on Friday, July 29th, 2016 at 3:44 PM
Signs your Transmission is Going Bad

Signs of a Bad Transmission

There are many things that we have to do in order to keep our vehicles running properly and efficiently. The key to saving money on auto maintenance and repairs is to stay ahead of the game and fix problems before they get really bad. If you wait too long, the repairs can be very expensive. One auto problem that can cost a lot of money to fix is a bad transmission. Keep an eye out for the following signs of a bad transmission and you can take care of the problem before it costs too much to fix. Read the rest of this entry »

Top 3 reasons why new cars are breaking down more than ever before

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips on Thursday, July 21st, 2016 at 3:51 PM
Top 3 Reasons New Cars Break Down

Why New Cars Break Down

We all know that new cars are great to have because they offer the auto industry’s latest technology and newest engine designs, but they can also be a little too dependant on that technology which can cause some problems. A new study from the American Auto Association (AAA), shows that more new cars broke down on the side of the road in 2015 than in any other year. You would think that all of the new technology given to vehicles would have the opposite effect, but you’d be wrong. There are many reasons why new cars break down more often now than ever before and the following list will show you why it’s happening and what you can do. Just remember, you can always buy a slightly older used model to keep these common problems from leaving you stranded on the side of the road. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Car problems that are not worth paying to get fixed

By blogsadmin | Posted in Auto Maintenance on Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 at 1:58 PM
Car Problems Not Worth Fixing

Car Problems Not Worth Fixing

When you first buy a new car it can be very exciting being behind the wheel of a vehicle that is free of problems, but the older it gets and more miles you put on it, the better the chance gets of something going wrong. There are a few things that can happen to your vehicle that can be too expensive to fix and when the time comes you have to know when to give up on your vehicle or when to pay for repairs. The following list will show you the top 4 car problems that are not worth fixing. Read the rest of this entry »

Top 3 Used Cars to drive in the Outer Banks

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community News, Tips, Used Cars, Used SUV, Used Trucks on Monday, June 27th, 2016 at 7:42 PM
Top 3 Outer Banks Used Cars

Used Cars Outer Banks, NC

When searching for the perfect used car you have to remember that your specific driving needs will differ from someone else’s and that where you live can make a difference. Living in and around the Outer Banks of North Carolina gives all sorts of varied weather conditions and different types of terrain so there are many vehicles that may or may not be good for you. It’s up to you to decide which one would be the best. The following list of the top three used cars to drive in the Outer Banks will give you the information you need to make the most informed decision when buying your next used car in Outer Banks, NC. Read the rest of this entry »

Get your car ready for summer with these important maintenance tips

By blogsadmin | Posted in Auto Maintenance, Tips on Friday, June 17th, 2016 at 3:07 PM
Maintenance Tips to Get Your Car Ready For Summer

Summer Car Maintenance Tips

Summer is almost here and that means warm weather and lots of vacations. A lot of drivers out there are already starting to plan their summer vacations and most them will be driving to their destination. In order to have a easy and stress-free road trip on your summer vacation you must make sure your vehicle is ready for the long drive and the summer heat. There are many things that you can do to get your car in shape and ready for the open road. The following list will show you a list of summer car maintenance tips so you can hit the road and feel confident that your car will make it without breaking down on you. Read the rest of this entry »

Find the best places to watch the 2016 Fourth of July Fireworks in Outer Banks, NC

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community News, Currituck County Events, Holidays, Local Events on Monday, June 6th, 2016 at 4:10 PM
Places to Watch 2016 4th of July Fireworks OBX, NC

2016 Fourth of July Fireworks Outer Banks, NC

As summer starts to show itself and with Memorial Day in our rearview mirror, the next holiday we are all starting to look forward to is Independence Day. This annual celebration will give many of us a long extended weekend to take advantage of this year, as it falls on a Monday. While many of you may already be planning a weekend of fun and cooking out, don’t forget about the long standing tradition of watching 4th of July fireworks. Whether you live in town, or are visiting from out of town and have a vacation rental in the Outer Banks somewhere, you won’t want to miss this year’s Fourth of July fireworks shows. The following list of places to watch 2016 Fourth of July fireworks in Outer Banks, NC will help you plan your holiday weekend accordingly so you don’t miss out any of the great fireworks shows in the area. Read the rest of this entry »

5 Things you might accidentally be doing to damage your car

By blogsadmin | Posted in Auto Maintenance on Monday, May 23rd, 2016 at 4:35 PM
5 Things You Might Accidentally Be Doing

Avoid Accidental Damage to Your Car

There are so many things that you have to do when owning a car which can make it easy to forget about some of the easy things. There are many ways we can proactively protect our vehicle from expensive repairs and there are many things that we can do to keep our vehicle in top condition, but do you know what they are? Many of us are pretty good about paying attention to our vehicles and giving them the care they need when something goes wrong, but the key to avoid accidental damage to your car is by staying ahead of the game. The following list will show you 5 things you might accidentally be doing that are damaging your car. Read the rest of this entry »