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How to Correct a Slide on an Icy Road

When cars are on icy roads, extra precaution has to be paid to speed and braking. You'll have to carefully drive these roads at speeds under 45 mph in order to prevent hydroplaning. In addition, snow tires and all-wheel drive can help make icy roads easy to navigate. However, if you find yourself already in a sliding situation, you can try to correct your tires.

The first thing you should do is slow down. You don't want to brake hard, but you should gently press down and turn your wheels into the slide. This will cause your wheels…

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Learn More About Mufflers & Exhausts

We here at Kyner's Auto Sales want to be sure that you are an informed car owner who can care for their vehicle by being able to recognize signs that it should be taken in for a service appointment. That is why we really want to teach you some of the basics surrounding your muffler and exhaust system.

Your muffler and exhaust system are in charge of expelling harmful gas fumes from your combustion engine away from you and your car as well as keeping this process to a reasonable sound level. There are many things to look for…

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When to Replace Your Window Wiper Blades

Whether you are driving to work or to your friend's house, it is always important to be able to see the road ahead. When it is raining, your windshield wipers help you to do just that.

However, in order to maintain the efficacy of your windshield wipers, you must ensure that they are always in good working order. Over time, a combination of oxidation and sun damage will cause the blades on your wipers to break down and stop working. When you notice that your wipers are leaving large streaks or missing spots of water, it is time to…

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Knowing How to Detail Your Car

You might detail your car and give it a good cleaning when you are about to head out on a trip or when you have just arrived home from one. Our staff at Kyners Auto Sales wants you to know how to best handle the work of detailing that vehicle.

Did you know that there are tools that are made to loosen pet hair caught in the carpet? Invest in such tools to help you as you clean up your vehicle. Don't be afraid to move your seats as you are cleaning your vehicle. This will give you access…

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Drive Reliably by Understanding Gaskets

People care about safe, reliable driving. Unfortunately, many don’t understand how important gaskets are to make this possible. Today, we’re going to take a look at what these mysterious objects are, what they’re for and how to keep them healthy.

Gaskets are really just a seal, made of layers of metal (often copper or even better, steel), with a coating of rubber or something like it. They’re flexible and keep fluids and air where they belong.

Unsurprisingly, most vehicles have lots of these, but the most important ones are pretty simple on purpose. Oil pan gaskets…

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Why Truck Lift Kits are So Popular

When we see a truck high off the road, we often think it’s a teenager trying to look cool. However, lifting trucks has become very popular through the years by drivers of many ages. The manufacture of lift kits has made it easier to lift your truck, so it’s high off the ground. Stop at Kyners Auto Sales and see what we have in the way of lift kits and lifting supplies.

Lift kits started off being popular during WWI because they allowed soldiers to drive through rougher terrain. They then became popular for their “cool” appearance. Today…

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Learn How to Jump Start a Car Like a Professional

In order to jump-start a car quickly and easily, it is always a good idea to have safety goggles, gloves, and jumper cables in the trunk just in case. Move the two vehicles nose-to-nose, turn off the engine and shut the lights off on both cars. Open the hoods, make sure the batteries are close enough the cables can reach.

The red cable goes to positive on the good battery and then positive on the bad battery. The black cable goes to negative on the good battery and then any exposed metal you can find on the car with the…

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How to Properly Clean Your Car's Headlights

Restoring your car's headlights to their natural shiny state and transparency can be done with a few simple agents around the home. For example, toothpaste can be used with a rag to clean off the exterior of your headlights. You simply dab a bit of toothpaste on the rag and wipe down the exterior to remove the dirt and discoloration.

If you want to use something stronger, why not try insect repellent? Insect repellent is actually used by many to clean headlights due to the chemical properties of the spray. However, you do not want to get this stuff…

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How to Know if Your Vehicle's Exhaust is Leaking

You want every component in your vehicle to work correctly. You need to know that the whole vehicle is working well together. If you have a problem with your exhaust system, you should have that looked at. Know how to check for a leaking exhaust system.

If you hear a hissing noise or a popping sound when your vehicle has its engine running, that may be a sign of a leaking exhaust system, and it is something that you should have checked out. If you notice that your steering wheel is vibrating in a new and weird way, that may…

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Tire Pressure Warning Light Triggers

Seeing your tire pressure warning light suddenly come on can make you feel a sense of doom. It can be endlessly frustrating to wonder what's triggering the illumination as well.

If you observe illumination, you can consider a host of possibilities. Immoderate tire pressure can in many cases trigger illumination. It's critical for any and all drivers to concentrate on tire pressure matters. Tire pressure that's inordinately high can lead to all types of headaches. Tire pressure that's inordinately low, on the other hand, can do the same. Correct tire pressure upkeep can give you more…

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