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Your Vehicle's Air Filters: Why do You Need to Have Them Replaced?

It is important for vehicle owners to keep their cars in good shape by maintaining routine services, which include having the air filters replaced. Your vehicle has a filter for the cabin and a filter for the engine, and you should have them changed on a regular basis. To find out additional information about your car's air filters, read further.

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Apple CarPlay Overview

More and more people are connecting their cell phones and their car stereos, but there is an inherent risk of taking your eyes and ears off the road while driving, which can increase the risk of getting into an accident. Luckily, Apple CarPlay is a feature in several iPhones and car stereos that helps minimize that risk without sacrificing functionality.

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Don't Ignore Your Belts and Hoses

All parts of your vehicle are important to maintain, but there are some belts and hoses that should never be ignored. The timing belt and coolant hoses on your vehicle are vital to the overall functioning of your vehicle, and if you ignore warning signs that they're going bad, you could end up paying more down the line when another part is damaged.

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Prevent Motion Sickness with These Tips

If you've ever experienced motion sickness in a car, you know that it's not a pleasant experience. But it's also an experience that can force you to stop your trip. While nausea is never fun, there are some things that you can do to alleviate your symptoms if you have motion sickness, or you can even stop motion sickness from occurring in the first place.

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A Guide to Brake Fluid

Brake fluid, which may also be called hydraulic fluid, is an important fluid that helps keep your braking system functioning properly. It lies in the brake lines, and without brake fluid, your vehicle wouldn't be able to stop when your foot presses the brake pedal. To help you gain a better understanding of brake fluid, we welcome you to read further.

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Roadside Emergency Tips

Despite our best efforts, unexpected vehicle emergencies sometimes occur. Keeping items in your car to prepare for breakdowns can help to get you back on the road as quickly as possible.

Extreme weather can cause a weak battery to fail. Keep jumper cables in your trunk for those times when your battery refuses to fire.

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Freshen Up Your Ride's Interior Quickly

If you're about to pick up guests in your car, you're not going to have enough time to do a full detailing job. However, you can do a lot to dramatically improve its cleanliness. All you need is a handful of tools and a few minutes. We want you to be proud of your car, so here are some tips to get the job done in a pinch.

The first step it to get rid of any loose objects floating around the cabin. Whether it's trash, clothes, or sports gear, get it out of the way. Dispose…

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Smart Tips for Carpooling

It can be smart to work with other parents and to set up a carpooling system as a new school year begins. Bruce Walters Kia wants you to be safe and smart in the way that you set up and run that system.

Make sure that those children who need booster seats have seats in the vehicle that will keep them safe. Do not neglect those seats simply because you are using a carpooling system. Create an emergency contact list that you can use to get in touch with all those who have children who are part of the carpool…

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Don't Forget Vehicle Maintenance This Fall

Maintaining your vehicle can guard against sudden engine failure or a flat tire. Ideally, you will make sure that the engine's fluid levels are checked and that the oil is changed. Generally speaking, your oil should be changed every 5,000 miles or so, and the tires should be rotated each time that the oil is changed.

The windshield wipers should be checked to make sure that they can remove water and debris without causing streaks. If there are problems with glass surfaces, they should be remedied during a back-to-school inspection. 

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Do You Know How to Use Your Vehicle's Roof Rack?

When you purchase a vehicle from an automotive dealership, they want you to be comfortable and knowledgeable about the function and use of the vehicle. When you purchase a vehicle that comes equipped with a roof rack, it is vital to understand how to properly use it to avoid any unpleasantries while driving.

If you plan to secure cargo on your roof rack, then there are a few steps to proceed through to do so properly. First, you will want to measure the item to ensure that it fits your vehicle's rack. This should be followed by choosing a…

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