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How to Take Care of Odors in Your Vehicle

Here at Kyner's Auto Sales, we believe that a well-informed car owner is one that will take great care of their car. Most people know that they need to take their car for check-ups that assess the internal workings of the car, but a truly informed owner knows that the interior driving space requires special care as well. Unpleasant car odors are a common problem that can be easily treated.

The first line of defense is to keep on top of the causes of odor. One main cause of car odor is food smells. Eating in the car is…

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Choosing Winter Tires Based on the Vehicle

As you are probably aware, there are plenty of factors to consider when it comes to choosing winter tires. Among the factors you are going to have to consider is the type of vehicle you are driving. Depending on the vehicle you drive, there are different types of winter tires that you can use.

If you are driving a passenger vehicle, then the choices of tires you have are studded tires, studless snow tires, or performance winter tires. For SUVs or light trucks, you have the choice of the same type of tires. 

 

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How to Make the Perfect Winter Survival Kit

Our team at Kyner's Auto Sales, Inc. wanted to help our customers to survive rough road conditions this winter. Here are a few of the things you must include in your winter survival kit.

Being stranded on winter roads with a car with a dead battery is made worse by the fact that most people aren't traveling with a set of jumper cables. Pack a new set in the trunk so any motorist can help start your vehicle. Don't be stranded with a disabled vehicle waiting for help without a bag of snacks and drinks to keep…

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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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