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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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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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