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What You Should Know About a Blind Spot Monitor

Many newer vehicles are equipped with cutting-edge safety and driver assist features that help keep you and your passengers protected when you're driving around Chambersburg. At Kyners Auto Sales, we want you to be an informed vehicle owner, so here is some useful information about a blind spot monitor.

A blind spot monitor uses technologies that include sensors, cameras, and/or radars to keep an eye on your blind spot zones. When a vehicle is approaching your blind spots, this feature will send you auditory and/or visual warnings. 

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Take Precautions to Avoid Having Your Car Stolen

Having your car stolen can be both frightening and costly. It is estimated that car theft cost drivers as much as $6 billion in 2017 alone. The majority of cars are stolen by professional thieves looking to make money, but at least half of these thefts can be prevented. We here at Kyners Auto Sales want to give you a friendly reminder to take these commonsense precautions to avoid having your car stolen:

  • Turn your car off before you get out. Never leave it running unattended for any reason.
  • Make sure your car doors are always kept locked. 
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Knowledge is Power When Shopping for a Vehicle

There are two common mistakes that occur when shopping for a vehicle. One mistake is that you take whatever deal is thrown your way without actually knowing the worth of the vehicle. Often times, you are winding up paying a lot more than you had to for a vehicle. This mistake is often made by desperate customers.

Another mistake is trying too hard to demand a deal or argue prices without knowing the actual worth of the vehicle. When shopping for a vehicle, the best thing to do is research the actual value of the model. 

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Car Batteries and Extreme Temperatures

When dealing with extreme weather patterns in Chambersburg, PA, you need to be concerned with how your car battery is going to handle it. That’s why we here at Kyner's Auto Sales, Inc. are committed to helping you get the right vehicle that contains the battery you need to fix your problem.

You need a clear understanding of how your battery life can be knocked out by the heat or cold temperatures. It’s best not to get a cheap battery that has less capacity than what your vehicle has. This can cause you serious problems and will…

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How Steering Problems Impact Automobiles

When an automobile corners or drifts around a curve, its steering system and axles influence where the wheels roll. If a steering system is inefficient, a vehicle won't handle well on the road when it maneuvers left of right.

There are two steering problems that make the process of operating an automobile a hassle. The riskiest problem is understeering because it involves weight and speed. You'll experience it when you accelerate too quickly immediately after your car corners. Severe understeering is tough to manage because the front tires on a vehicle lack proper weight distribution. 

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Options for Vehicle Roof Racks

When you need to carry cargo on the roof of your car, selecting the proper roof rack is important. Regardless of the vehicle you that you select, Kyner's Auto Sales, Inc. will help you choose the right rack for your needs. Making sure that you don't put too much weight on the roof of your car is important. Check the maximum weight carrying capacity of your car or truck before loading it.

When installing the roof rack, put a bit of copper grease on the bolts. This will keep them from seizing and allow easy removal when needed…

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The Key Differences Between Powertrain and Bumper-to-Bumper Warranties

Almost every new vehicle that you purchase, or lease, will come with some kind of warranty. At Kyners Auto Sales in Chambersburg, PA, we have provided you with info to help you understand car warranties. The two most common types of warranties are powertrain warranties and bumper-to-bumper warranties. Both offer guarantees on the car, but they differ in what parts of the car they cover.

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FWD or RWD: Which One Do You Want on Your Car?

Walk on to a car lot and you will find vehicles with front-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive. Which one do you want on your new car?

Front-wheel drive cars are usually lower in cost and lighter in weight when compared to those with rear-wheel drive. That's because the design is simpler. 

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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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