Why Buying a Used Car in Schenectady, NY is a Smart Call

At Wedekind Motors, we know how important it is to have a car you can rely on. We also know that sometimes a used vehicle makes more sense than a brand-new one. That's why we would like to go over some of the main advantages of buying a pre-owned car for your commute.

Saves Money

The first advantage is pretty obvious. You can save a lot of money when looking at cars that are even just a few years old. This means you will have lower monthly payments to worry about. In many cases, insurance and other fees can…

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Set a Budget for Your Next Used Car!

At Wedekind Motors in Schenectady, we love to offer tips to our community about saving for their next car. If you are ready to start saving for a used car, we have a few tips to help you get the vehicle you want as quickly as possible! In addition, when considering your current financial situation, there are many ways to save, pay off small amounts of debt and account for future payments with a reasonable budget.

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Things to Remember When it is Time to Start Test Driving Used Cars

If you want to purchase a used car, it is crucial to take a test drive to find a vehicle you like. Test driving a car in the Schenectady area will help you decide if you like how the vehicle drives and if you'd like to own it ultimately. At Wedekind Motors Inc., we have plenty of used vehicles for you to test drive.

Test Everything

Bringing a friend or relative to test drive with you is excellent because they will help you catch things that you could miss. They may also help you think about what you wanted…

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What You Need To Know About Your Check Engine Light

We've grown to fear the check engine light. It gives us a vague clue that something is wrong with the engine and when it comes on we begin to panic. Will I be able to afford the repair? Is my car about to die on me? Let's shed a little light on the fearful check engine light.

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Spring Car Care

Just a few more days before winter is just a memory. From potholes to road ice and snow, winter weather does a number on our cars. Spring is the perfect time to make sure your vehicle is ready for the upcoming season.

Here are five tips to get your car in tip top shape this spring:

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Some Common Symptoms of a Check Engine Light

There are many sensors on your vehicle, and it may be hard to keep up with what all of them are indicative of on your vehicle. To help you better educate yourself on all of the indicators, before visiting our service center, here are some common symptoms why your check engine light would be on.

One of the first things you could check are your O2 sensors. They're what measure the oxygen levels that your car's exhaust pipe emits. You can guess that you might have a bad O2 sensor when you're driving, and you notice that…

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Do a Visual Check for Your Tires

Your tires need some care routinely. We don't normally think about them too often unless they go flat or give us problems, but there is a lot riding on them. If you keep them properly inflated, then you will get good gas mileage, and your tires will wear evenly. Otherwise, you may be spending more money on gas and wear out your tires sooner than they should be. If you happen to have a tire pressure sensor, the sensor on your dashboard will let you know if your tires are under-inflated or over-inflated, but don't just rely on…

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Ram Encourages Us to Remain Forever Young in New Bob Dylan-Inspired TV Spot

Ram 1500, 2500 and 3500 model trucks are paragons of the hardworking, salt-of-the-earth type. So when Ram showcased footage of its eponymous pickups to a custom recording and arrangement of Bob Dylan’s "Forever Young," performed by Low Country Sound/Elektra artist Anderson East and produced by Grammy award-winning producer Dave Cobb, we at Wedekind Motors felt it hit home. After all, Ram trucks are a testament to some of what we value most in life: making ourselves with the blood, sweat and tears of our labor. And with multifarious Ram utility to help us along the way.

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Winter Care and Maintenance Checklist: Be In the Know Before You Hit the Road

Wedekind Motors knows that Schenectady- and Albany-area weather can tank the prospects of a road trip this time of year when it comes to unforeseen vehicle-mechanical circumstances. And you probably don't have a reliable service center on hand at home with the parts and labor required to make fixes happen. Luckily, in advance of the storm, you can help stave off some common problems with help from these handy tips.

  • Maintain the performance shape of vehicle lights and bulbs. During colder months, the days are dimmer, and evening light can be worse. Take care of any issues like fogginess…
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Check Out Our Inventory of Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles at Wedekind Motors

Shopping for a new vehicle can be tough, especially when your budget and the car you have your eye on may not be in the same league. But owning a luxury vehicle isn't completely out of your reach; choosing a high-quality pre-owned luxury vehicle from Wedekind Motors means you can find a well-maintained luxury car or SUV that's been thoroughly inspected and is ready to give its new owner years of enjoyment. 
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