Monthly Archives: February 2013

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

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