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Are You Using the Right Oil for Your Engine?

In vehicles, motor oil is an important fluid for maintaining a healthy engine. Yet in order to identify the effectiveness of a particular oil, it must be measured by thickness and temperature. This is known as the motor oil viscosity index. A motor oil’s viscosity is measured with a viscometer.

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How Do Brake Pads Work?

Since brake pads are required to have such resilience, they are created out of metals, such as steel, graphite, iron, and copper that are mixed together. In order to withstand the heat from the energy used to stop a moving vehicle, they must consist of a combination of elements to form a surface that’s both durable and cost effective.

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Service Your Vehicle Through Us, we are Ready to Help You

You are looking for someone who is ready to give your vehicle the services that it needs. When you turn to us, we will show you that we are ready to give you all of the help that you are seeking.

  • We are ready to get set up with the parts that your vehicle needs, and we have easy access to those parts.
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Tips for Traveling with Food

It's the holiday season, so you've probably been thinking about how to transport holiday meals to your family. Here are tips on how to pack your holiday food in your car:

  • Secure container lids with tape and tinfoil or plastic wrap.
  • Pack food containers in a box packed with towels to keep them from moving around.
  • Use stackable containers to save space.
  • Use your car's seatbelts to hold the box in place.
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Tire Security While Driving

The stopping distance between safe tread on wet roadways and the poor tread is critical. Check your tires every time and change them when needed.

If your tread is more than 6/32 of an inch, you should encounter attractive footing and execution. When your tire tread depth is less than 4/32 of an inch, your footing in wet weather lessens. At the point when your tread depth decreases to 3/32 of an inch, you are behaving recklessly.

Stopping distance with full to average tread depth in wet weather is 50 meters at 100 km/h. The tire…

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How to Sum up Your Total Cost of Kia Ownership

More often than not, first-time car buyers are too excited to own their first rides. Their logic of budgeting surpasses their eagerness to flaunt their achievement of owning a car. Having achieved their financial goals that will enable them to walk into a showroom proudly, and come out driving a fancy new car is high. They, however, miss out on crucial factors of consideration, such as future costs relating to the vehicle.

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What to Note as You Plan Your Road Trip

Scheduling a date for your road trip and waiting until that time to pick a few items and drive off may end up frustrating you. It is essential to note that proper planning is necessary for the success of any road trip. Some of the things to plan include: ensuring your car is in perfect condition, finding out the repair shops along your route of choice, and carrying a spare tire.

Car condition

Finding out the state of your is the first and most fundamental thing. A car in a poor state can stop right at your gate and ruin…
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Maintaining Headlight Safety

Your vehicle’s headlights wear out just like other parts do. Because your safety depends on properly working headlights, it is wise to have them checked routinely by a Kia service expert, like those you’ll find at Palm Springs Kia.

The first step in headlight maintenance is checking the lenses for any damage, including cracks or yellowing.

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The SUV May be Your Ideal Vehicle

The SUV is an ideal vehicle that many people have come to love for the enjoyable ride it provides. Decked out with features and capabilities that enable them to outperform many of their competitors, it's no wonder so many people have been choosing SUVs as their car of choice.

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