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What to Expect From a Full Fuel System Service

The fuel system is one of the most important components of your car. If the system is malfunctioning, your car will not run right, if at all. Therefore, it is critical to have your system serviced regularly. If you want a full service of your fuel system, here is what you can expect.

Today's fuel systems are much easier to service than the old carbureted systems from generations ago. However, the system still requires maintenance. A full service includes a complete chemical cleaning of the system and repairing or replacing any faulty components. 
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Tips for Cleaning Your Car Fast!

If you forget to clean your car and you have an important passenger to pick up, you can have a much cleaner car in just a few minutes. At Hyman Bros. Kia, we always want you to look good and feel comfortable in your vehicle. Consider these tips to get your car looking presentable.

First, grab a few rags and start wiping down the outside of your car with a wet cloth. Then use a separate cloth to wipe down the inside of your vehicle. Use glass cleaner to wash the inside window quickly.

Gather all of the trash out…
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Should I Change My Oil if I Don't Drive That Often?

If you haven't driven your car the requisite number of miles suggested for your next oil change, you might be tempted to ignore the other half of the recommendation, which includes a time limit, often of six months. Mechanics warn drivers not to overlook the time element, because your oil will still be subject to contamination even when you're not driving.

Your engine benefits from oil in a variety of ways, from its lubricating properties to its ability to carry away dust and debris. In cars that don't drive many miles, the oil doesn't stay in…
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Buying Used Vehicles versus Buying Brand New

There are many decisions that you'll have to make when you are in need of a new vehicle. In addition to picking and choosing all of the different features that you want included, you also have to worry about staying within a certain budget. Make sure that you have your budget figured out before you start shopping. This will help you make an educated choice.

Used vehicles offer a number of benefits that you won't get from something that is straight off the assembly line. Affordability is a big benefit. 

 

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When to Get Your Exhaust Checked

Here at Hyman Bros. Kia, we care about the safety of you and your passengers when you are out on the road. An exhaust leak can become a dangerous situation if the toxic fumes released by your vehicle's motor start making their way into the cabin of your vehicle. So how can you tell if your vehicle is leaking exhaust?

First, start your vehicle. It is easiest to notice the signs of an exhaust leak while he motor is running. Notice the steering wheel. Does it feel shaky? This could be a sign something is not quite right in…
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Staying Safe When Bicycles Are On The Road

Motorists are encountering bicycles on the road more and more frequently. A lot of people want to get some exercise and save on fuel costs. It's important to practice safe driving when bicycles are on the road. If motorists and bicyclists will both follow some safe practices, everyone on the roads will be safer.

When drivers see bicyclists on the road, drivers should slow down. It's much easier to react at a slower speed. Drivers should only pass a bicyclist when they can give the bicyclist at least three feet of space as they pass. Always check for…
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Jumping a Car For the First Time

If this is your first time jumping a car, there is a lot that you need to know so that you can feel comfortable with the idea of jumping a vehicle. The good news is that the clamps and wires have been designed to make it easier for people.

The jumper cables are color coded in order to make sure that you know which cable connects to the positive and negative terminals of the batteries. When connecting the batteries, you want to connect the positive terminal of the dead battery to the positive terminal of the good battery. The same…

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Winter Tires are for Winter Only

How often should you change your tires? There's no one answer to that question if you're looking at a wheel's wear-and-tear and its lifespan. However, Hyman Bros. Kia wants to you understand why seasonal tire maintenance works in your favor.

Places with harsh winters are a challenge to navigate without winter tires. Made for colder temperatures and roads that are icy or covered in snow or slush, these tires have softer rubber for more flexibility. They grip the road better, which helps you stay safer whether you're driving around Midlothian or someplace else...
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The Importance of Being Steady During a Road Trip

One of the things you want to do on a road trip is make sure that you are keeping a steady speed. This would mean using cruise control on your vehicle while you are driving. This is very helpful when it comes to saving fuel on a road trip.

Another helpful thing is to know the speed where your vehicle is going to have the best fuel mileage. It has been reported by the Office of Transportation and Air Quality that cars reach their best mileage at 60 MPH. If you go over, then it is going to cost you…

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Keeping Your Distance In The Rain

Although it can be intimidating, there are a few tips to keep in mind so that you stay safe while driving in the rain. Always turn your headlights on so that other drivers can see you. If you have your windshield wipers on, then it's usually a law to have your headlights on until they are turned off.

Make sure you increase the distance between you and the driver in front of you. When the road is wet, it usually takes longer to come to a stop. If you're following someone in the rain as you would when…

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