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The Basics of Tire Rotations

Tire rotations are often underappreciated and not performed as often as they should be. And while it can feel like a pain to get it performed regularly, it could save you some serious money in the future. That is why our team here at York Kia of Medford are here to tell you all about why it is so important to get your tires rotated regularly.

Tires must be rotated regularly because they wear at very uneven rates. 

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Drive With Food Over the Holidays

We here at York Kia of Medford want to make sure that you and your family have a wonderful start to spring this year, which is why we have some trusty tips to help you transport some of your favorite treats this year. These tips also apply if you get lucky enough to bring home some leftovers from holiday or Spring Break adventures, as well!

  • You want to place food in some of the smaller spaces of your car that will keep your items snug and in place. This could be buckled up on the back seat, in a cargo…
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Tire Maintenance Can Reduce or Avoid Blowouts

The best way to avoid a blowout is to maintain a routine of tire maintenance and take time to examine your tires. Tires can fail without warning, but many cases there are signs of trouble such as extreme wear, damage from road hazards, and poor inflation.

Medford, MA motorists can get optimal value and performance from their vehicles if they keep a close eye on their tires. The tires grip the road and provide traction for acceleration, steering, and braking. Under-inflated tires affect steering and handling. 

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Why Should You Make the Switch to Winter Wiper Blades?

Keeping your windshield as clean as possible is vital to maintaining maximum visibility behind the wheel. If your vehicle's windshield wiper blades are leaving streaks behind, then this is bad news and can be detrimental to your safety on the road.

If you are looking for a quick and inexpensive solution to this dangerous and frustrating problem, then look no further. All you need to do is take off your car's normal wiper blades and install a new pair of winter wiper blades

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Can You Help Your Transmission Last Longer?

The transmission on your vehicle is going to wear out eventually, but that doesn't mean you can't help your transmission get some longevity. Pay attention to your driving habits and get the transmission fluid checked at least once a year. Even routine, basic maintenance can make a difference when it comes to the life of your transmission.

Drive carefully. If you drive fast with quick stops and starts, this can ruin your transmission. The stress you place on your transmission from revving the engine trying to go can make it break down early.

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Roadside Workers Are Relying On You To Move Over

Most drivers do know that when they see emergency vehicles coming with their lights on, they need to pull over. Now what most people do not think about is that they need to slow down and move over when they get near roadside workers. The reality is that the law requires that you slow down and move over when neat roadside workers. Roadside workers are depending on you for their safety.

 

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Keep Your Tank Topped Up To Avoid Engine Trouble

Keeping your gas tank is pretty important. It can help to avoid many problems and will keep your car running smoothly If you let your gas tank get low often you are at risk for having some pretty serious issues especially in the winter. The less gas that you have in the tank the more air you have in the tank and you don't want air in the tank.

 

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Online Service Scheduler

It seems like everyone is on the internet these days, and using the internet to get simple, every day tasks completed has become more popular than ever. We here at York Kia of Medford want to make the process of scheduling your service appointments even easier than before, and thanks to our online service scheduler you can have your appointments made with just a few clicks of a button. We'll be sure to confirm with you that you have an appointment coming up, and we'll remind you if you make your appointment well ahead of time.

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