Mike TenEyck, P.E.
Saint George, UT
(208) 589-4660


There are several points to be aware of when buying a pre-owned vehicle. TenEyck Distributing in Saint George has listed below some tips to guide you through this process and assist you to make a good purchase.

When buying a pre-owned vehicle, maintenance will be key to extend its useful life. Ensure your car's optimal performance by giving it an AMSOIL synthetic oil change! call TenEyck Distributing at (208) 589-4660, or stop by their online store and get the formula that meets your car's needs.

Buying a pre-owned vehicle

This decision demands a high level of attention as many undecided people with the means to purchase a brand new vehicle will opt for the second-hand option to buy something that will serve their needs temporarily. If you're one of those, the first step is to determine how much money the car in question is worth so you can set a reasonable budget price. You can do this by practicing the following pointers:
  • Requesting an appraisal from professionals in the sector such as mechanics, dealers, resellers will help you see the bigger picture.
  • Maybe verify costs with an insurance company. This will reveal the actual value of the model you wish to get.
  • Find out how much money other sellers are asking for similar vehicles.

Stick to Your Budget

It's extremely useful to sit down and reflect on the price and the kind of vehicle you need, without ignoring the difficulties or rigorous adjustments that could show up soon. People pretend to spend all the money they've saved up on a pre-owned luxury car without remembering that some brands charge expensive prices for parts and services, which are even more expensive for discontinued models. While they are quite striking to stare at, a single tuning can transform these cars into a problem.

Do Your Research

You can do this at home from an internet browser and explore offers around your area. It will enlighten your insight about what you can buy within your budget and if you have to save more money to purchase your first car or get an upgrade from the one you already have. Also, just because vehicles powered by diesel have higher price points doesn't necessarily mean they are better than those with regular demands. Vehicles fueled by gasoline tend to be more affordable than those powered by diesel, so take it as an offset if you don't mind this.

Don't Be Scared to Ask the Puzzling Questions.

Talking to the owner will give you an idea about what kind of driver they have been. The following are a couple of critical questions you must ask to find out how the car is taken care of:
  • Why are you selling the car?
  • How many owners has the vehicle had?
  • Was it involved in any accidents?
  • How many miles has it traveled?
  • Is the vehicle kept outside the house or inside a garage?

If you're buying a pre-owned vehicle, you must opt for the most reliable products to maximize its performance! Get in touch with the oil experts at TenEyck Distributing and dial (208) 589-4660 to place an order and finally achieve the desired results. Don't forget to visit AMSOIL's website to buy the most outstanding synthetic oil products.

A Checkup is Always a Must

When starting the car first thing in the morning, you'll notice it will emit steam from the exhaust; however you should perceive fumes as a red flag if the vehicle is already heated. When the car is hot and working, white smoke indicates that it is required to switch seals and gaskets or even replace the engine rings. Black smoke means that the car is already burning fuel inefficiently due to inadequate tuning, or obstructed sensors and injectors, while blue smog, the most serious of all, means a severe engine problem.

Look for Inconsistencies that Will Equal Expensive Repairs

When buying a pre-owned vehicle, if the clutch pedal shows a lot of wear, it's a sign of the previous owner's ways, such as resting the foot on the pedal for too long. This friction can leave a mark on the clutch that could lead to high-priced repairings. If the mileage isn't high, ensure there's no excessive wear on the steering wheel, pedals, and doorknob.

Take it Easy When it Comes to Mileage.

You shouldn't be triggered by the number shown on the control panel since a car in good shape can have thousands of miles traveled without a hitch. It's better when you address the situation, thinking how much mileage you'll get out of the car rather than the distance displayed on the counter.

AMSOIL's Signature Series 0W-20 Synthetic Motor Oil remains high resistance in extreme heat conditions and maximizes fuel economy. A regular synthetic oil change will keep your engine cool and prevent overheating when driving in hot weather.

To place an order, reach out to the experts at TenEyck Distributing and call (208) 589-4660 to get acquainted with the benefits of synthetic oil products after buying a pre-owned vehicle.


 (208) 589-4660

 1798 W. Golden Daisy Cir.
Saint George, UT 84790
United States
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