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What to Know About Winter Wiper Blades

At Team Kia, we want you to know everything possible about owning a vehicle. One way to keep your car running at peak performance is to install special wiper blades used during the winter season. These blades are made from a stronger frame and from a special type of rubber that won't freeze while driving in Johnstown, PA.

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What is the Danger Involved with Oversteer?

Oversteer happens when the rear of the vehicle slips from the direction the driver is steering and flairs toward the outside of the corner causing the car to face the inside of the curve. Some drivers enjoy the oversteer and employ the tactic when they can—it is called “drifting.” Like most thrill rides, the oversteer maneuver is dangerous and not recommended in any car.

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What to Look for When Choosing A Dog-Friendly Vehicle

Having your best friend by your side may mean everything to you, and if so, you need a car that can accommodate you and your pooch comfortably. You need a vehicle that makes you want to drive it and go for a ride with your furry friend.

What features make traveling with your dog easier? The first thing you need is space, especially if you have a large dog. 

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Planning for the Road Trip

There is a huge chance that you are going to take a road trip. Therefore, you have to be able to plan it out so that everything goes smoothly during the road trip. One of the things that you have to plan out is how you are going to pack everything.

The good news is that most people are going to only pack a certain set of items that they want to take with them which include a change of clothes. 

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What the Cold Weather Does to the Vehicle Battery

Cold weather comes with its own set of issues when it comes to vehicles. There is more to starting the vehicle and driving in the winter than just warming it up. For instance, starting a vehicle requires a lot of effort on the vehicle when it comes to the amperage.

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Signs of Headlight Damage

Your headlights play an important role in your vehicle's overall safety. They help you see in low-light situations and make sure that you're visible to other drivers. Unfortunately, headlights are susceptible to damage. We here at Team Kia want you to be an informed vehicle owner. Here are some signs that you need to invest in headlight service.

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How to Avoid Hydroplaning When Driving

Inclement weather can be more than just a nuisance; under certain conditions, it can cause your vehicle to respond in unpredictable ways. Wet roads can sometimes be worse than snow or ice because we don't expect our car's performance to change in an instant and are therefore less cautious. Knowing how to respond to a hydroplaning car can keep you safer as you drive in the rain.

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Three Warning Signs of a Damaged Fuel Pump

When your vehicle’s fuel pump goes out, you might begin to notice a wide variety of aggravating problems. Luckily, drivers who catch those early warning signs can often avoid more expensive repairs down the road.

If your vehicle ever sputters when you press down on the gas pedal, then you need to schedule an appointment at our service department in Johnstown, PA. 

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Do You Understand Motor Oil Viscosity?

Knowing what type of motor oil to put in your car is important in keeping it protected and running at a high level. By paying close attention to the viscosity rating on the bottle, you can make sure that your car or truck can function at the temperatures you drive it.

The viscosity of an oil is a measure of its ability to resist flow. 

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