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How to Care for an Old Car

If you drive an old car, you’re not alone. Research shows that Americans are keeping their cars longer than ever.

While there are some very real benefits to keeping an old car, there are also a few things you should know about them.

In the following posts, we’ll take a look at what you need to know if you own an old car. The topics we’ll cover include:

  • A growing trend: The average age of vehicles on American roads has skyrocketed in the past few years. Find out how old the average car is today and what’s making drivers hold on to old cars.
  • Old car issues: As cars age, parts break down. This post will explore some of your car’s most important parts and when they are likely to break. Consider this information as a guide.
  • Tips to keep your car running: The right maintenance plan can keep your old car on the road for years. Learn important old car tips straight from car owners who have kept the same vehicle on the road for one, two and even three million miles!

Owning an old car no longer means you have to start thinking about replacing it as soon as possible. There are plenty of reasons to keep your old car–and keep it running. Let’s get started.

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The insurance products and rates, if applicable, described in this blog are in effect as of July 2022 and may be changed at any time. 

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The insurance products and services described in this blog are not offered in all states.  ERIE life insurance and annuity products are not available in New York.  ERIE Medicare supplement products are not available in the District of Columbia or New York.  ERIE long term care products are not available in the District of Columbia and New York. 

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