KIA DEALERSHIP BLOG

Getting Your Vehicle Ready for Another School Year

With the start of a new school year comes driving your children to school along with the neighbor children if you carpool. You want to know your vehicle is in as good of condition as possible. Stop at Wyoming Valley Kia and let us check it over and offer you some helpful tips.

Here are some simple tips on things you can do for your vehicle.

• Have tires rotated and balanced.
• Check tire air pressure.
• Wash all windows and make sure you have extra washer fluid.
• Perform all basic maintenance like oil changes and checking other fluid levels.
• Make sure…

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Find Your Next Pre-Owned Vehicle here at Wyoming Valley Kia!

At Wyoming Valley Kia, we know that customers like you are looking for the best of what's available for the best possible price. That, for many, entails finding the perfect new or used Kia! But new cars can cost a pretty penny. How do you get the space, size, and features you need for a price that you don't mind paying? A pre-owned Kia, of course!

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5 Ways to Revitalize and Revamp Your Kia!

No matter what kind of Kia you drive, and whether it's nearly brand-new, or nearly ready to trade-in, here are 5 ways to make the most of what your vehicle has to offer, conveniently brought to you by our team of dedicated professionals here at the Wyoming Valley Kia service and parts center!...

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The Right Way to Test Your Car's Battery


?In order to safely test the battery in your vehicle, you need to have a voltmeter, safety gloves, and protective eye-wear. Put on your glasses and gloves, open the car hood and clean off the terminals on the battery if you see any corrosion.
  • Once you have identified the positive and negative sides of the car battery, grab the voltmeter.
  • Put the voltmeter's red cable to the plus side of the car battery and secure the connection.
  • Put the voltmeter's black cable to the minus end of the car battery securely too.
  • Turn on the voltmeter, a reading…
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Signs Your Exhaust is Leaking and Needs to be Serviced


​Being able to spot signs there is an issue with the car exhaust will wind up saving you a small fortune in repair bills in the future. Here are some things to look and listen for with a leaking exhaust system in your car.

Standing at the back of your vehicle, you are going to hear loud hissing or popping noises from the tailpipe if there is any type of leak in the exhaust. These sounds will be followed by a whistle sound that can be very high-pitched.

In order to feel a vibration that warns you of an exhaust…
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Best Way to Avoid a Tire Blowout

When your tire blows out it can be a very tense situation. If you are traveling at a high rate of speed it can even be life-threatening. While tire blowouts are not always 100% preventable- there are many steps you can take to mitigate the chances of a blowout happening on the road. Follow these tips to dramatically decrease your chances of a tire blowout.

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Know How to Travel Safely in the Rain

Heavy rain can obscure your view of the road and make it difficult for you to drive well. Wyoming Valley Kia wants you to use caution when driving in the rain, and we want you to know just how you can get safely from one place to another when a heavy rain is falling from the sky.

First of all, make sure that your lights are on when you are driving in the rain. 

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Take Command of Spring Safety and Get your Kia Vehicle Serviced at Wyoming Valley Kia

Getting your vehicle serviced when you need to - as per your owner's manual - is incredibly important to your vehicle's performance and efficiency as well as its safety; your own safety is affected by your vehicle's health as well and, if you ask us here at Wyoming Valley Kia, nothing is more important than that! So if you haven't had your vehicle repaired or maintained in a while, the start of the spring season is a great time to get all the automotive care your ride requires. And with our team of service center technicians on the…

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Understanding Your Transmission


Every vehicle on the road has a transmission, but many vehicle owners don’t understand what it necessarily does under the hood. The job of the transmission is to ensure that correct amount of power from the engine is provided to the wheels to achieve the desired speed. The transmission shifts gears to provide that power.

Being that the transmission contains moving metal parts, it utilizes fluid to lubricate, clean and cool its internal parts. Over time, the fluids break down and need to be replaced in the transmission to prevent damage. Your vehicle’s manual may recommend changing...
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Signs Your Tires Need to be Replaced on Your Vehicle


If you are driving on tires that have the incorrect tire pressure, you will be putting your tires and your safety at risk. These are some of the signs the tires might need to be replaced soon.

If you drive your vehicle and the tire pressure is too low, what is happening when you drive is too much of the sides of the tire now contact the road. That area was not designed to touch the road, so friction and heat cause it to wear fast and even increase the risk of a tire blowout.

Driving your vehicle with too…
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