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Signs Your Suspension System Is Damaged

Whether you are driving through the streets of Victoria or taking a trip across the country, you must make sure that your suspension system is working perfectly at all times. An old or damaged suspension system will drastically impact your vehicle’s handling, and that is a dangerous situation you never want to find yourself in.

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Choosing a Car Seat

Investing in a safe vehicle for your family is a wise decision and we here at Victory Kia hope that you have enjoyed the process of picking something new out from our lot. Now that you are on your way we want to make sure that you know all about picking out a new car seat for your child. There are a lot of different options and many things to consider.

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Busting the Oil Myths

As automobile technology has continued to evolve at breakneck speeds, the technology of motor oil has also changed. What might have been true for motor oil years ago is not necessarily a fact today.

Contrary to what many drivers believe, you do not need to change your oil every 3,000 miles. 

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Tackle Your Hazy Headlights with These Household Products

Many drivers are surprised to hear that they can restore their hazy headlights with nothing more than a few basic household items. This quick and inexpensive project will improve your safety and the safety of everyone around you whenever you hit the road at night.

Practically any mild abrasive can be used to clean and polish a headlight. 

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How Problems with Your Exhaust System Manifest

You might not think about the exhaust system in your car until you begin to experience problems. If you suddenly hear your engine running loudly, this is a first sign that you have a hole in your muffler. If the problem is accompanied by a bad smell, this is further indication that your exhaust system needs help.

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Choosing a Front or Rear-Wheel Drive Car or Truck

At Victory Kia, we want to help you understand the differences between front- and rear-wheel drive vehicles so that you can make an informed decision on the right car or truck for your driving needs. Your driving conditions, budget, and performance needs all should be considered.

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Keep Your Vehicle Properly Aligned

If you notice your vehicle pulling to one side when you are driving, then it is possible that one or more of the tires may be out of alignment. This misalignment happens when the vehicle runs into or over objects while moving, such as potholes, curbs, barriers or other like things. As misalignment can cause unsafe driving conditions, you should have this corrected.

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How to Quickly Decide Between All-Weather Floor Mats vs. Carpet

Here at Victory Kia, we wanted to offer some assistance on how drivers can easily decide if the all-weather floor mats or carpeting is the right accessory for their vehicle.

Drivers should buy the all-weather floor mats when they struggle to keep the inside of the vehicle flooring clean. Whether spilling things inside the car or dragging in dirt or mud from the job site, these mats are strong enough to protect the flooring and quickly come clean with just a once-over with the garden hose.

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How to Properly Pack Your Roadside Emergency Kit

These are a few of the essentials you'll need to pack in the roadside emergency kit.

  • Keep a quart of motor oil and a gallon of engine coolant in your trunk in case either is needed.
  • Bring a can or two of tire fix-a-flat so you can at least get the tire high enough off of the rim so you can move the vehicle to a safer spot on the side of the road.
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Avoiding a Tire Blowout is Easier If You Know What to Look For

Although it can be hard to predict when a tire on your car could fail, there are ways to identify issues that could prevent bigger issues.

Perhaps you recently ran your vehicle hard into a curb or ran over something while driving on the road. If the front-end alignment is off, then the vehicle is going to wear tires in an uneven pattern that could lead to significant damage or tire failure.

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