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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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Kia Stinger GT Performance Features

What Are the Engine Options on the 2018 Kia Stinger GT?

The Kia Stinger GT is a vehicle that offers two unique engine options. Both of these engine options sport a competitive fuel-efficiency and notable performance standard. No matter which engine you have under the hood, this vehicle will sing. To learn more about each of these engine options, check out our breakdown below and let us know which one is your favorite!

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What is a Plug-In Hybrid?

Kia Offers Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles

With advances to modern technology, come advances to your vehicle. There has been a recent surge in the amount of fuel-efficient vehicles being released. Kia has offered a slew of different kinds of hybrids, electric vehicles and more.

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Guide to Jump Start Another Car with Jumper Cables

Before you attempt to jump-start another car with jumper cables, make sure you're wearing safety glasses and have on a good pair of work gloves. Once the two cars are close enough that the jumper cables can reach, turn off the car lights and engine, then open the hoods.

Grab the red jumper cable, attach it securely to the positive terminal of the good battery. 

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Avoid the Gliding Feeling of Hydroplaning with Four Tips

You know the way that your car feels when you're driving on a wet road during the middle of a heavy rainstorm and you feel like you're gliding? It's called hydroplaning, and it's not a comfortable experience, but there are a few things that you can do to decrease your chance of hydroplaning and increase your control of the car.

  1. Don't let your tires go bald. 
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