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How to Stay Safe While Towing

Towing incorrectly can lead to injuries and damage to your vehicle, so it's important to know how to stay safe. Some tips you may not think of are checking that the trailer's lights work and confirming your vehicle's specifications.

You should get into the habit of checking a trailer's light's before towing. They should illuminate and signal correctly. You could get into an accident if they aren't working. 

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Oil and Other Fluids Can Cause Your Starter to Go Bad

Your vehicle's starter and ignition system are key components to getting your car moving in the first place. If one or both of these are damaged or working improperly it can prevent you from even getting your car started in the first place. Often the reason for the starter going bad is not the normal wear and tear you'd expect, but exposure to oil and other engine fluids.

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2018 Kia Niro Comfort Features

Five Comfort Features of the Kia Niro

Whether it’s long car rides to grandma’s house or a quick trip to the store, you want to be comfortable in your vehicle. That is why the Kia Niro has a slew of features to make you comfortable.

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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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