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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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Traveling Safely With Children: LATCH 101

We here at Kyner's Auto Sales, Inc. want to share the latest info with you about child seat attachment hardware and vehicle safety. We hope you'll bear the following in mind when selecting your next vehicle. We've got kids, too, so we're excited to bring you these new developments.

An Intro to LATCH

LATCH stands for Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children. It's the system of hardware that lets you securely attach your child's seat in your car or SUV.  

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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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Types of Truck Bed Liners

Most informed truck owners have heard of truck bed liners as a great way to avoid damage to the bed of your truck when hauling heavy equipment. That is why our team of truck experts at Kyner's Auto Sales wanted to be sure that you knew all about the various kinds of truck bed liners that you can choose from.

The two types of liners for your truck are spray in liners and drop in preformed liners. They both have advantages and disadvantages. The advantage of a drop in liner is that it is relatively inexpensive. The downside is…

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Buying A Used Car Benefits You

Don't think that just because you are driving a used car today that you will be stuck that way forever. In reality, you can drive your used car for now in order to be able to afford a new car without the stress of payments in the future.

At Kyner's Auto Sales, we know that many drivers would prefer to have a brand new car if it were up to them. We also know that the practical thing to do to build up to that point is to look at the used vehicles on the market and see…

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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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