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The Importance of Washing Your Car

Most people know that they need to take care of what's under their car's hoods, but they don't always know that washing their car is just as important. First of all, it can protect your vehicle from rust, road salt, and other things that can damage your exterior. Second of all, it can actually make your vehicle safer to drive. 

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What's the Deal with Car Gaskets?

The saying "blow a gasket" refers to someone losing his/her temper. The literal definition comes from troubles associated with a car. Some may feel surprised when provided with the origins of the saying. They don't know what a gasket is until the time comes to replace one.

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All-Weather Floor Mats or Carpets?

When it comes to keeping your vehicle's interior protected and looking great, you have a couple of different options to choose from. Both all-weather floor mats and carpets offer some form of protection from dirt and grime. However, their overall performance and maintenance requirements are vastly different. We here at Victory Kia want you to get the most out of your auto accessories, so here is some information you need to know.

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How Android Auto is a Game Changer

You may have heard about Android Auto showing up in vehicles more often. At Victory Kia in Victoria, TX, we can show you what this popular in-vehicle technology can do to let you be hands-free for calls, directions, music, and more.

Google Assistant will let you connect with more of your apps while you drive. 

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How to Control Pet Hair

When you have a pet, it’s natural for pet hair to find its way into your car. At Victory Kia, we have a few tips to help you control pet hair inside your car, especially when you’re cleaning. It will make detailing your car in Victoria, TX that much easier.

Create static in order to help lift the pet hair out of the upholstery and flooring. 

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Fix Your Brakes Fast

Have you noticed some noises with your brakes lately? If it’s become hard to ignore, then you already know you should have taken your vehicle in a while ago. Braking systems are one of the core elements of your vehicle’s safety. If you are unable to stop as fast as you used to, it’s likely that your brake pads have worn down, and now your rotors are grinding up against your calipers. In these cases, you are likely to get into an accident because you can’t stop fast enough.

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What Differentiates Winter from Summer Wiper Blades

Driving conditions can drastically differ depending on what time of year it is. In the winter, not only are you dealing with cold temperatures, but you could also run into snow and ice. It's important to have a solid pair of wiper blades installed on your vehicle.

Wiper blades that are ready for the winter are sturdy and robust, able to withstand freezing temperatures.

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What Type of Roads Should Off-Road Beginners Use?

Off-roading is not an art form—it is a science. The more you experience driving the back roads and trails, the better an off-road driver you become. Off-roading is full of pitfalls. The paved road of your neighborhood in Victoria do not compare to the bumps, shakes, and crunches that you encounter when traveling the backcountry.

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Keep Your Pooch Happy on the Road

If you're someone who frequently travels around Victoria with a four-legged friend, you need to remember his or her needs as well as yours. Here are some considerations that you'll want to remember.

Dogs can be messy, so it's a good idea to get a vehicle with all-season floor mats and seat covers. 

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The Dangers of Oversteering

At Victory Kia, we make a point of helping our clients and customers get the most use and safety out of their vehicles. On the safety front, keeping vehicles stable is key to proper operations. Unfortunately, many experienced drivers can fall prey to various road-based hazards, and one of these is the issue of oversteering.

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