Disconnecting The Cables When Charging Your Battery

Before you begin charging your battery, you need to make sure the terminals are clean. If there is a lot of acid that has built up on the terminals, it can sometimes impact the strength of the battery. Avoid touching the battery if you notice any kind of white substance as this would be the acid that is inside. Sandpaper works well in cleaning this substance from the terminals.

Take any cell caps off the battery as well. Examine the fluid level in the battery to determine if it's too low. Remove the negative cable first before removing the…

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Backing Up Safely

When you use a backup camera in your vehicle, it's often easier to park and usually provides a faster parking experience because you can see what's behind your vehicle. Most cameras have a warning sound that will alert you if there's something behind your vehicle instead of you simply looking at a screen with an image. George Gee Kia Liberty Lake can offer suggestions about the best way to utilize the warning sounds and the images that you see.

As you look at the screen inside your vehicle while in Liberty Lake, you can see a grid…

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Applying Touch Up Paint to Your Car

At George Gee Kia Liberty Lake, we understand that scratches and dings happen to a paint job. When you don't need a whole paint job, you can touch up the small areas yourself. Getting the right supplies, and following all the steps, will help you get the job done and make your car look shiny and new again.

Scratches and Dings in the Paint

To prepare the area for a touch-up, make sure it is cleaned with soap and water. Use 220-grit sandpaper on the area, so the paint sticks and blends with the old paint. Mix the paint…
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Find the Best Car for Uber or Lyft at George Gee Kia Liberty Lake

At George Gee Kia Liberty Lake, we understand that it's important to find the right car to use for your ride-sharing work. After all, finding the best car for your Uber and Lyft trips can mean the difference between making profit or losing it, making choosing the most efficient car an important part of any driver's process.

When beginning your search for the right car to use on your Uber and Lyft trips, it's important to first consider which size car you want. There are pros and cons to each size of car, but there is a…

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What You Need in a Winter Survival Kit

Many people don’t understand the importance of having a winter survival kit in their home and their cars. We never know when we could have a home disaster or get stranded on the road. Having a fully stocked winter survival kit can make it a lot easier to get through the emergency. Stop at George Gee Kia Liberty Lake and allow us to offer some tips on what you need in your survival kit.

Whether your winter survival kit is for your house or car, it will need items like:
• Water bottles
• Nonperishable food
• Medication for three days
• Blankets…
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An Overview of Understeering and Oversteering

At George Gee Kia Liberty Lake, we want you to know as much as possible about driving terminology. This can work to keep you safe while driving around Liberty Lake. Two terms that you may have heard about are oversteer and understeer. Oversteering occurs when the car is too sensitive to a driver's actions behind the wheel.

Understeering occurs when the car doesn't respond enough to what the driver is doing behind the wheel. This tends to happen more on vehicles that rely on the front wheels to generate power. Conversely, oversteer tends to happen on vehicles that…

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Everything You Need To Know About A Vehicle Recall

Here at George Gee Kia Liberty Lake, we pride ourselves on providing up-to-date information to all of our clients. We believe an informed driver is a safe driver, and all drivers should know what to do in the event their vehicle is recalled.

Vehicles are recalled when there is a defect that poses a safety risk. If your vehicle is recalled, you'll receive a letter from the manufacturer. Manufacturers are required by law to send these letters. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website also lists all current recalls.
 

 

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Load Your SUV for the Perfect Road Trip

There is nothing quite like leaving behind the familiar streets of your neighborhood and heading out on the quintessential road trip. Before you embark on this rite of passage, be sure that your SUV is equipped for the challenges that lie ahead. Knowing how to properly load cargo into your SUV is the first step in being for the trip.

When loading your SUV, be sure to put the heavier items in first so that they are as close to the front of the vehicle as possible for even weight distribution. It is also important to secure all loose items…

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The Change of Season Brings a Change to Driving Habits

With every weather season, there is a change in the way that you drive. Start the winter season off right by making sure your car is up-to-date with all scheduled maintenance, such as having the proper engine coolant level, an engine tune-up or the tires rotated. It's also a good decision to check your wiper blades and make sure they're in peak condition.

The winter season is very unpredictable and a heavy snowstorm or icy conditions can quickly obstruct your driving visibility.  

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The Safest Way to Change a Flat Tire Quickly

This guide will give you all the information you need for changing a flat tire safely.

Before you do anything with a flat tire, move the car off the road, ride the rim if needed for a few feet.

Once in a safe area off the road, use the tire lug wrench and loosen the lug nuts only one or two turns. Then it is safe to jack the car into the air high enough so the tire is no longer in touch with the road.

Now it is safe to remove all those lug nuts from the flat tire…
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