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The Importance of GAP insurance

So you just bought a new car, and then within weeks someone hits you and totals your car. You are expecting to get an insurance payout that covers what you owe, but that's unlikely. New cars depreciate quickly, meaning your insurer is likely to pay you less than what you have to pay the finance company.

You can eliminate this scenario by carrying GAP insurance from Korum's Pre-Owned Vehicles. GAP stands for guaranteed asset protection, but it also has a double meaning, because it literally covers the "gap" between what you owe on your new car and what…

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The Obvious Signs Your Car Brakes Will Fail

If you notice a warning sign that your car brakes are about to fail in the Puyallup area, you should get over to our dealership as quickly as possible so a skilled brake mechanic can determine the extent of the trouble. Our team at Korum's Pre-Owned Vehicles can easily help you to notice the warning signs of bad brakes include:

  • If you attempt to stop the vehicle quickly, you notice that the vehicle begins to bounce up and down.
  • While driving, you are smelling something burning from under the vehicle.
  • When the car is in reverse, you start to…
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Time to Consider Getting a New Car Battery

When you identify one or more of the following warning signs, it might be time to get over to Korum's Pre-Owned Vehicles for a new battery before you wind up stranded somewhere and need a jump or a tow. If you know what to be looking for, these failing car battery warning signs are simple to identify.

The first thing to look for is how the lights are responding in the car. When the car battery is close to failing, the headlights are going to appear dim after starting the car, the interior lights may flicker form time to…

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How to Protect Yourself From Liability After an Accident

Getting into a car accident—even a minor one—is one of the most terrifying things that can happen to a person. In the heat of the moment, it's easy to make well-intentioned mistakes that can put you at risk of liability.

Should You Help Other Drivers or Passengers Who are Hurt?

If you are trained to give medical aid, and the injured party consents to your assistance, then you should…

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New Ford Ranger Coming to Puyallup in 2019

In 2019, midsize pickup customers will finally be able to shop Ford once again.

For the past several years, the smallest truck offered in the lineup was the full-size F-150, which isn't really small at all. The Ford Ranger was favored by many for its manageable, diminutive proportions, but was not popular enough to keep it from being discontinued in the United States. It carried on overseas, where it continues to please adventurous drivers.

 

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Hyundai Santa Fe Aces IIHS Headlight Test Where 35 Others Failed

With their high-riding stance, you would think midsize SUVs would provide great visibility at night. Unfortunately, this isn't so, says the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

The IIHS recently tested 37 midsize SUVs (it's a popular segment), and found that most of them provided inadequate nighttime visibility, or impeded on the visibility of other drivers. Yes, the fact that SUVs sit taller on the road than other vehicles actually hurt many of their headlight ratings, as the IIHS takes off points for creating excessive glare.

Only two 2017 models earned the IIHS's highest...

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2018 Ford F-150 Police Responder Proves How Tough & Dependable This Truck Can Be

The freshly redesigned 2018 Ford F-150 is already slated for a Police Responder edition, which will be the first pursuit-rated pickup ever. This news might not be exciting to the average driver, but with the F-150 reining as most popular pickup in America, use of a barely-modified version by law enforcement certainly gives it some hardcore durability cred.

For instance, the "pursuit-rated" title...

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MotorWeek Tries Striking 2017 Ford Explorer on for Size

Fancy a full-size SUV for your next daily driver? Well, if so, we here at Korum Automotive Group would be quick to recommend one of ours, the 2017 Ford Explorer.

And what, in our mind, makes this one a must-see?

Get the inside scoop from the fine folks over at MotorWeek. Their evaluation of the Explorer is as follows:

Sure to be one of the more popular picks throughout the Explorer engine lineup, the mid-level 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder is altogether outstanding.

Available as an option on the Base and XLT trims, this four-cylinder twists out a terrific 280 horsepower…

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