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A Flat Tire Replacement Guide

A flat tire gives you a sinking feeling. You know it is going to be a hassle to change the tire. However, changing a flat tire isn't really that difficult.

If you experience a flat tire, pull off to the side of the road and put on your hazard lights. Get all of the tire changing tools and the spare tire out. Before jacking up the car, loosen the nuts on the flat with the lug wrench. Jack up the car and fully remove the nuts. Pull the flat. Place the spare on the wheel, and hand tighten the…

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Here's How You Jump Start Another Car Quickly


It is best to wear safety glasses and gloves when doing anything near the car battery. Bring the running car as close to the other car as possible. Turn the car off, open the hoods, and grab your jumper cables. The jumper cables have two colors, red is for positive and black is for negative.
  • Place the red on the positive of the battery that has power, then the red to the positive of the dead battery.
  • Now the black goes to the negative side of the good battery.
  • The last black cable will go to the metal surface on…
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What is Hydroplaning and How to Avoid it

Hydroplaning can happen when there is too much water underneath the tires of a vehicle and can't be dispersed fast enough. This separates the tires from the road and can cause the car to skid or slide. Hydroplaning can occur whenever the surface of the road is wet, but the most dangerous conditions occur after a light rain that mixes with oil on the road and creates a slippery surface, ideal for hydroplaning

Both on the road and off, follow these tips to avoid hydroplaning: Buy good quality tires and keep them properly inflated. Replace tires when necessary and…

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How to Prepare Safely for a Roadside Emergency


Accidents happen all the time, regardless of your driving experience or condition of car, so preparation is the key. Knowing what to do in an emergency can be crucial.

Never assume that a car pulling over means help, stay in your car with doors locked and communicate through the cracked window that help is coming but could they call as a follow-up.
Don't leave your disabled car in the middle of a driving lane, if it starts, get to the shoulder or grassy location out of harm's way.
Place road flares a considerable way down the road from…
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Getting to Know your Recommended Motor Oil from an Expert

The engine of your car is the muscle behind your car movements. As such, not taking care of the engine could mean catastrophic effects whether you are on the road or even if your car is sitting at your yard.

To find out the right motor oil for your car engine, you need to go through your owner’s manual. 

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Getting your Car Battery off the Hook

Your alternator does a great job at recharging your car battery for the better of its functionality. However, how do you determine whether your car battery is actually dead or not?

Definitely, if your car battery is dead then you have to replace it. To find out whether the car battery is headed over the cliff, you will notice that your car starts more slowly than it usually does.

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Get the Right Wiper Blades for Winter


Having winter wiper blades in the winter makes a really big difference. You can use your regular blades but they will not do the job as well and they just will not last. That is because they have not been designed to withstand the harsh winter conditions such as ice and snow. They will deteriorate quickly and they will end up being a waste of money.

If you switch out your regular wiper blades with ones that are specifically for use in the weather you will save a lot of money by not having to replace your wiper blades as…
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Financing Is Made Simple Online


If you're in Fayetteville and looking for a new car, you should consider contacting Superior Kia of Fayetteville and asking about online financing. Filling out an application online is a simple way to find out if you are qualified to purchase the vehicle of your choice. The process allows you to figure out a budget for yourself and make an intelligent decision about a new car.

Staff will quickly process the application once it is submitted. This makes for a smooth transition once you are in the dealership and shopping around the showroom for a new automobile. A pre-approved…
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