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Understanding Front and Rear-Wheel Drive

To help you make an informed decision about your next car purchase, this short blog will discuss the difference between front-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive vehicles. The type you choose depends on how you drive and where you drive.

Your car's engine delivers power to your transmission.

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Wiper Blade Replacement Isn't the Chore You Might Think It Is

One of the most popular questions we get at Monroeville Kia is how often drivers should change their windshield wiper blades. We often tell them that it's hard to set a specific time frame because it depends on a few factors. Those who only drive in Monroeville, PA might see different wear patterns than those who drive all over the country because of varying amounts of rain and different road conditions.

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Prevent Unexpected Engine Damage With Timing Belt Maintenance

Modern cars driven in Monroeville, PA are equipped with hundreds of engine components that must work together fluidly. Cranks, levers, and pistons must be timed together in order to produce motion. Though an engine is complex, much of the job of making components work together is performed by a timing belt.

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A Simple Way to Test Your Car's Battery

A healthy and adequately charged battery is crucial to correct and efficient operation of your vehicle. Fortunately, there's an easy way to give your battery a check-up whenever you would like. By following this process provided by Monroeville Kia, you'll be more in-the-know about the inner-workings of your vehicle.

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Why Winter Tires Don't Work in the Summer

The folks at Monroeville Kia want you to know that it is not a good idea to use winter tires throughout the year. This may be especially true if the tires have studs on them as they can damage both your car and the road when it is free from ice or snow.

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Get the Most Fun Out of Buying a Used Car

Buying a used car doesn’t have to be a stressful situation. You know you need another car, and you don’t want to buy a new car. Yet, you’ve heard such horror stories about used cars. Getting a used can be fun if you’re adequately prepared and have help from professionals, so stop at Monroeville Kia where we’re ready to help.

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Car Care 101: The Importance of Keeping Your Vehicle Washed

Our team at Monroeville Kia takes pride in providing our Monroeville, PA customers with useful information. To keep the exterior of a vehicle looking new, it is important that it is washed daily. This will remove dust, pollen, dirt, and other contaminants. When dirt becomes caked on the exterior of a vehicle, then it can cause rust, scratches, and damage to the protective coat.

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See Better at Night After Cleaning Your Car's Headlamps

Imagine that you're driving after dark, but you can't see because your headlights aren't bright enough. You could blame the manufacturer, but it might also be foggy headlights. If there's a yellow film over the top of them, it's not just unsightly. Actually, it can reduce the amount of light that your headlights produce. 

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Why a Car's Engine May Overheat

Car owners should always keep track of their vehicle's systems in order to avoid long-term problems. When you stay on top of your engine, in particular, you stand to reduce all types of damage throughout the car's life.

One potential reason for an engine overheating is extreme temperature changes. 

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