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Car Detailing: Controlling Pet Hair

One of the biggest parts of being a good car owner is being informed on how to take the best care of it. This ranges from caring for the engine and mechanical aspects of the car as well as finding easy ways to keep the interior clean as well. We here at Kyner's Auto Sales, Inc. know how hard it can be to control pet hair in your vehicle, which is why we wanted to give you a few tips.

First, using something as simple as a balloon can make all the difference in your car. First, blow up…

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Don't Leave Windshield Wiper Blades on for Too Long

Windshield wiper blades are among the most important components on your vehicle. This is because you won't be able to see unless they are working properly. Windshield wiper blades that are not in good condition can cause streaks or blemishes on the glass itself.

On a sunny day, you may find that the sun's glare is even more intense than it would be if the glass were not full of streaks. Wiper blades may need to be replaced if you notice that the rubber is dry or brittle. In some cases, chunks of rubber may fall off. 

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Why Washing Your Car is Important

While you may know that keeping your car clean can help to retain its value, there are reasons why a clean car can save you money and can even save your life. It might seem counter-intuitive, but your dirty car is costing you gas money. As dust accumulates on its finish, it creates aerodynamic drag, reducing your fuel efficiency. It might not seem like much, but over time it can add up to dozens of gallons of gas.

Additionally, that dirty windshield can be the cause of an accident when mixed with a sunny day or a dark night.  

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Inspect and Replace in the Springtime

There are so many components in the vehicle that you drive. You have to check and replace them all so that your vehicle will continue to work properly. Proper vehicle maintenance is especially important in the spring because it can save you a lot of trouble during the hot days of summer.

Among the components you are going to have to check and inspect with your vehicle are the bulbs. If one of your bulbs are burned out, then you are going to have to get it replaced as soon as possible. Having all of your lights working is important…

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Important Safety Tips to Remember After a Car Accident

A car accident can be one of the scariest events a driver can ever encounter. If you're ever involved in a car accident, there are important and practical tips to use, for your safety and others, and Kyner's Auto Sales wants you to be safe!

It's important to remain calm; however, after regaining your composure, assess the situation and attend to anyone who may be injured. Immediately contact 911 if anyone involved is need of care. You should exchange information with the other driver after the accident scene has been established as safe.  

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Could Apple CarPlay Save Lives?

Are there ways that Apple CarPlay could actually be saving lives? The truth is yes, it could be possible. AAA and Apple itself say that they have statistics that show that Apple CarPlay helps reduce distractions while driving. We recognize that most of us would look at our smartphones anyway if we were not given the opportunity to view this material on a screen.

Apple CarPlay keeps all of the most important and beloved features on the screen so that you don't have to keep searching on your phone to find things. 

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Do You Know the Move Over Laws?

At Kyner's Auto Sales, we empower drivers by sharing knowledge. Today, we want to inform you about Move Over Laws. Following these important laws saves lives.

Though a recent survey showed that most American drivers are unaware of these laws, every highway in our nation is governed by its state's Move Over Law. Specific language varies, but each state expects you to move over before you pass a traffic stop or an accident scene. Of course, you sometimes cannot find space to merge. In such a situation, you must significantly decrease your speed. 

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Replacing a Flat Tire

Keeping an array of basic skills in your repertoire can help you even if you have very little experience working with cars. In addition to saving you money, these skills can also save you from spending hours stranded on the side of the road. Changing a flat tire is one such valuable skill.

Ensure your vehicle is parked on a sturdy surface, shut off your engine and engage your parking brake. Before you lift your car with the jack, slightly loosen the lug nuts. Raise your car and finish loosening the nuts, replacing the flat with your spare.  

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Tips for Cleaning Your Tires

If you like to clean your car, then you’ve probably seen special wheel cleaners for your tires. In fact, your tires should be washed separately than the rest of your vehicle. Most detailers will start with the wheels because you typically loosen up grime and dirt underneath the car that will splash onto the rest of your vehicle.

Once you’ve started cleaning your wheels, you probably have sprayed them and noticed they are not as shiny as when your detailer does it. That’s because they are using a type of cleaner like Wolfgang Tire and Wheel Cleaner…

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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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