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Dos And Donts Of Car Cleaning And Detailing Work

Dos And Donts Of Car Cleaning And Detailing Work

Your automobile is your pride and joy if you really love cars. It is your little baby, and you do not want anybody else detailing or cleaning it. This is good do-it-yourself project but you have to be careful about a few things. you need to be mindful and do certain steps and avoid other mistakes as well. Wear Soft Clothes and Do Not Wear Jewelry. The reason why is you don’t want to accidentally scratch the car surface. Zippers and jewelry could leave a scratch you do not want on your car. Do not use a Sponge. A sponge is a great device to use on the kitchen floor but it has an abrasive surface. You are better off using a surface mitt, or something else that is made of gentle cloth. Be Careful About the Water. You should never use dirty water on the surface of your car. If you are doing the entire vehicle, you would wash the wheels ... read more

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Car Care Tips

My Foreign Affair 360 ⟳ Car Maintenance and Inspection

My Foreign Affair 360 ⟳ Car Maintenance and Inspection

My Car’s Time of the Year As a woman, I must say we have so many schedules and updates we live by . From “it’s that time of the year”…to ” that time of the month”… to “time of the week”…and even “time of the days”. If you know what I am talking about, we are all on the same boat. There are those “times” that we can call ourselves pros when it comes to self-maintenance, such as scheduling your regular mani-pedi or highlight touch-ups. However, there are those other “times” that we dread just because after all the years, we perhaps still feel like rookies. The other day I noticed it is nearly time for my baby (2013 6-Speed Mini Cooper S) to receive maintenance. Being that my father has always taken care of my car needs for as long as I can remember, I can embarrassingly admit that I am a rookie in this game field, just like many others. For that reason, I did my research to earn a self-degree with specialization in Motherhood of my Mini Coo ... read more

My Foreign Affair 360 : The Oil Change

My Foreign Affair 360 : The Oil Change

“It’s 5’o Clock Somewhere” Our cars that we drive day in/day out deal with our crazy lifestyles. The daily routines, unannounced weather conditions, lane-switching, music-blasting, brake-slamming behavior is just a “snapchat” of  what our babies have to endure. Although they do not show their emotional breakdowns as we do, they are machines that have their good and bad days too. When your car is running outstandingly smooth it just makes you want to cruise down A1A, windows down, music up, and appreciate the moment. However, when your car is a bit cranky and not running as it should, it is probably because you need to pour her a good ole’ drink! We all know that staying hydrated helps keeps our body feeling and acting healthy. I have also heard in recent studies that one glass of red wine every night can help prevent heart disease (thank you to whomever performed that experiment). Like humans, our cars have several ways to prevent th ... read more

How you can avoid buying a car with hurricane damage

How you can avoid buying a car with hurricane damage

Avoid buying a car with hurricane damage Here in West Palm Beach we all know about and are familiar with hurricane damage. When you are looking to buy used car make sure you don’t get stuck buying one that has hurricane damage. Whenever there is hurricane flooding, there is sure to be someone trying to sell a used car that has been ruined by hurricane damage. Used car buyers in Florida need to be aware that some used car dealerships may try to sell used cars that have hurricane damage. Foreign Affairs would like to share some tips with you so you know what to look for so you don’t get stuck buying a used car that has hurricane damage. Here are some signs that a car may have been flooded by hurricane damage. Mildew and silt in places where you wouldn’t normally find it. Rust on screws and other metal parts Water stains or faded upholstery, discoloration of seat belts and door panels ... read more

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Hurricane Damage

How to prevent auto theft in West Palm Beach

How to prevent auto theft in West Palm Beach

Prevent auto theft in West Palm Beach with tips from Foreign Affairs Auto On average a vehicle is stolen every 33 seconds in the United States and most of those thefts can be prevented with a few common preventative methods. Florida is in the number two state for auto theft in the country so all of us at Foreign Affairs Auto are going to teach you some methods to help you reduce the risk of having your car stolen in West Palm Beach. Auto theft unfortunately happens in Florida all and most of the time it’s because of the owner’s behavior. Almost 50% of auto theft is due to something that the driver does or doesn’t do, like leaving the keys in the ignition or leaving the doors unlocked. Certain vehicles are more likely to become victims of auto theft. Surprisingly, instead of fancy sports cars and expensive SUV’s the cars that are most likely prone to auto theft are the common run-of-the-mill passenger cars. Car thieves often target yo ... read more

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Auto Theft

Trying to figure out what’s wrong with your car?

Trying to figure out what’s wrong with your car?

What’s wrong with my car? Let the professionals at Foreign Affairs Auto in West Palm Beach help Is your car acting funny? Do you think something is wrong with your car? If you aren’t a mechanic it will be impossible to figure out what’s wrong with your car. Your car can’t tell you what’s wrong with it so it uses sound, smell and movements to let you know if something isn’t right. To keep you and passengers safe in your vehicle it must be working properly. In order to know what’s wrong with your car you should always keep your ears and nose open for some of the tell tale signs that something is wrong your car. Foreign Affairs Auto has been selling luxury cars in West Palm Beach community since 1982. As a long time member of the community we want all our neighbors to be as safe as possible when driving on the roads. So when you hear something funny or think your car just isn’t driving the way it use to, there may be something wrong your ... read more

Get an oil change in West Palm Beach at Foreign Affairs Auto

Get an oil change in West Palm Beach at Foreign Affairs Auto

Get your next oil change in West Palm Beach at Foreign Affairs Auto When you are looking for an oil change in West Palm Beach then you must check us out at Foreign Affairs Auto. At Foreign Affairs Auto perform vehicle maintenance, car repair, inspection services and we are also a great place to get an oil change in West Palm Beach. Our service department can perform oil change services on many European car models that include; Jaguar, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Mini, Volvo, Land Rover and BMW. Our factory trained and ASE certified professional technicians are qualified to perform any type of automobile repair service, general maintenance or oil change in West Palm Beach. Your next oil change in West Palm Beach should be at Foreign Affairs Auto. The service department offers oil change in West Palm Beach and is uniquely qualified to care for you European car or SUV. Foreign Affairs Auto gives you the highest level of customer servi ... read more

Foreign Affairs Auto specializes in auto repair in West Palm Beach

Foreign Affairs Auto specializes in auto repair in West Palm Beach

Foreign Affairs for all of your auto repair in West Palm Beach Foreign Affairs Auto specializes in luxury used cars and auto repair in West Palm Beach. Foreign Affairs Auto is an independent car dealer of luxury pre-owned vehicles that has factory trained and ASE certified technicians that are uniquely qualified to perform any type of auto repair in West Palm Beach. European vehicles are our specialty and we only use the latest in technology and state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment in our service department when we perform auto repair in West Palm Beach. Whether you require normal auto maintenance, mechanical repair, or just looking for a vehicle inspection to see if your car needs any attention, Foreign Affairs Auto can perform all of your auto repair in West Palm Beach. We take pride in giving you the highest level of replacement parts and service possible. Preventative maintenance on your vehicl ... read more

The best tires for Florida weather

How do all season tires do in Florida weather? All season tires are made to handle every type of weather condition. Whether it be snow, rain or dry pavement, these work for everything. By working for everything, they are not able to excel in any of those conditions. Florida doesn’t get snow at all, so sacrificing your cars performance in wet and dry conditions does not make sense. All season tires are not recommended for Florida conditions. How do passenger tires do in Florida weather? Passenger tires are usually the cheapest tires you can get. They mostly have higher profiles which makes for a smoother ride and longer wear. Passenger tires will work fine for Florida weather with a variety of them designed for year round wet, dry and snow traction. Passenger tires can greatly hinder the handling and stopping power compared to summer or performance tires. Overall, passenger tires will work for in Florida but aren’t recommended unless you have a v ... read more

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Car safety

Bosch Car Service Center in West Palm Beach Florida

Why Foreign Affairs is a Bosch Service Center Foreign Affairs believes in providing only the best car service to our customers. Bosch car service is a very respected throughout the automotive service community. By maintaining ourselves as a Bosch certified service center, we can proudly say that we have high standards for each and every car that we service. We don’t want to be just another hole in the wall service center. We want to be the best car service center option in West Palm Beach. Why you should choose a Bosch Service provider We could go on forever about why you should choose Bosch car service over other providers. For starters, each and every Bosch service center must pass an extensive certification process. This process is not only based on technical skill, but customer service and the abilities of the service center as a whole. Each Bosch service center specializes in the repair and service of certain car makes ... read more

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