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Serving Drivers Throughout the Gettysburg, PA, Area

If you are looking for a reliable dealership near Gettysburg, PA, Kyner's Auto Sales is the place to come. Our professionals have been serving Gettysburg drivers for years, and we aim to keep that reputation going. Whether you are visiting us for our excellent used inventories or need some automotive service, we are more than happy to handle your job. Providing successful visits is why shoppers in Gettysburg, PA, still choose us.

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Understanding Your Vehicle's Alternator

While gasoline provides the power that runs your engine, electrical power is needed to run many of your vehicle's most important components. Contrary to popular belief, most of your vehicle's power does not come from the battery. Instead, the power is created by an important component called the alternator. To ensure you don't overlook your alternator, here is a basic explanation from Kyners Auto Sales of all that it can do.

As mentioned, the main thing that your alternator is responsible for is creating electricity to power your vehicle's electrical components. 

 

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Winter Tires Are Essential

We want to compare all-season tires with winter tires today. At Kyners Auto Sales we consider winter tires must-have gear for driving on Chambersburg roads in winter.

Basically, all-season tires are misnamed. They are fine tires for the road conditions you'll find when the average air temperature is above 45 degrees. Once the average temperature drops, the rubber used on all-season treads becomes too stiff for sufficient traction. Alternatively, winter tires' rubber compounds are optimized for cold weather. Manufacturers use sticky compounds with unexpected ingredients. 

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Make Your Car Look Great With These Detailing Tips

Most car owners in Chambersburg know how important it is to regularly detail a vehicle. A good wash every two weeks is just a start. Kyners Auto Sales wants to share these detailing tips that will help you restore the shine of your car.

The cloth, sponges, and other towels you use to clean your car or apply wax are very important. Choosing the wrong cloth can create scratches. For washing, a natural sponge is good. Be sure to remove any debris from it as you wash. For drying you need a microfiber towel. Never underestimate the importance of drying…

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Why a Tire Pressure Light Might Come On

Whenever you see a warning light come on, it is important to stop what you are doing an assess the situation. A tire pressure light indicates that this item isn't properly inflated, and failing to address the issue could increase your chances of being involved in an accident.

Tire pressure lights typically come on because a sensor in the tire has detected a problem. In some cases, insufficient pressure could be the result of a slow leak that can be fixed by putting more air in the tire on your way home from work. However, it could also be…

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Eliminate Pet Hair from Your Car

The presence of pet hair inside your car is not fun. As much as you love your dog or cat, you probably don't appreciate balls of fur matted into your car's upholstery. Thankfully, getting rid of the hair isn't too tricky. Using a regular car vacuum, however, might not work. Go with one with a bristled brush on the end. The bristle help pick up the hair.

There's another way to get rid of pet hair, and some might find the process amusing. Blowing up a balloon and creating some static electricity could work. Rub the…

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What Should You Look for in a Car Battery?

Not all car batteries are created equal, but you might not know what's truly important when replacing your battery when it no longer holds a charge. Getting a quality battery at an affordable price should be one of your top concerns, and at Kyners Auto Sales, we want to tell you a bit more about what you should be looking for in a battery.

One of the most important things that you should be concerned about when you're buying a new car battery is the amount of life that you'll get out of 

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Tips For Keeping Your Vehicle Road Ready For Spring

When was the last time you checked on your tire pressure or the windshield wipers on your vehicle? This is something you need to have a handle on right away. Spring poses its own set of potential threats to the condition of your vehicle, and it is always best to keep your vehicle running its best.

Check on the belts and hoses of your vehicle to make sure they are operating correctly. They are a critical element of how the vehicle runs, and they should not be ignored under any circumstances. You have some time to get them changed out…

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Why Air Filters Are Important

An air filter is designed to keep your cabin and engine free from dust, pollen or dirt. Instead of floating around in the air, these particles are trapped and held on a surface comprised of paper, foam or fiberglass. Air filters are generally white or beige when first purchased and will turn black or brown as they absorb particles.

Generally speaking, an air filter should be changed every 12 to 18 months. The exact timing will depend on weather and road conditions in Chambersburg as well as the design of the filter itself.

 

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These Different Winter Tire Types Will Help You

Driving in the winter can be a stressful experience. Between the cold, slippery roads, and other drivers, there's a lot to keep track of in order to stay safe. The last thing you want to think about is whether or not your vehicle can drive safely in treacherous conditions - so have you thought about winter tires?

There are two main types of winter tires to consider - stud-less and studded. Both provide your vehicle with better traction and grip on the road, whether there's snow or ice in between rubber and pavement. At Kyners Auto Sales, it's hard…

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