Dealing with a Sliding Vehicle

Many a vehicle owner has had the frightening experience of sliding on icy roads. Preventing the situation involves ensuring that tires have adequate tread. Maintain a greater distance between vehicles when the weather changes. Driver slower and slow further before curves or turns. For any maintenance needs or to winterize a vehicle, consult with one of our George Gee Kia Spokane technicians to prepare for winter.

If a slide occurs, do not apply the brakes. This action makes the situation worse. The wheels must move freely to make the correction

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Safe Motoring with a Winter Survival Kit

Driving in the wintertime is particularly challenging and dangerous. As a result, you need to be proactive and take steps to protect you and your family when on the road in Liberty Lake or other locations. The process includes winterizing your car, according to George Gee Kia Spokane as well as making a winter survival kit.

Your winter survival kit needs to contain extra warm clothing like gloves, hats, and boots. The kit also needs drinking water and nonperishable snacks. Your survival kit should include a snow shovel, cat litter, and windshield ice scrapper.

 

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Kia Sedona - A Minivan Plus So Much More

When we hear the words Kia Sedona, what comes to mind is a popular minivan, but the Sedona is that and so much more. The Kia Sedona is a large minivan that seats up to 8 passengers while still offering plenty of cargo space. It’s a vehicle known for its technology features, safety features, performance and so much more. Come to George Gee Kia Spokane and get all the information you need to make an informed choice on this great minivan.

Electronic Stability Control monitors road condition, provides great traction and prevents road spin-outs during inclement weather.

 

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Feature Highlights of the Kia Telluride

At George Gee Kia Spokane, Liberty Lake shoppers can rely on us for details about the vehicles in our inventory. If you're in search for information about the Kia Telluride, we can help with an overview of this outstanding midsize SUV.

The Telluride is available in four trims that come with a standard 3.8L V6 engine, which gives this SUV a towing capacity of 5,000 pounds. The engine works with an eight-speed automatic transmission that delivers 262 pound-feet of torque and 291 horsepower. You can choose an available AWD system with the Telluride for exceptional off-road capability…
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Power Surges and Drop Outs With Fuel Pumps

Fuel pumps are very useful in letting you know when there are problems. You will find a lot of signs that your fuel pump is having problems so that you will have a lot of opportunity to take your vehicle in before it becomes a major problem.

One sign that you have to pay attention to is a power surge. If your vehicle suddenly picks up speed even if you didn't press further on the gas pedal, then there is some resistance in the fuel pump that is causing that surge to happen in your vehicle.

 

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What is the Difference Between Synthetic and Regular Oil?


Synthetic motor oil is engine oil constructed from chemical compounds, which is different from regular oil that is derived from natural sources. By formulating oil this way, scientists are able to specifically create an oil that protects in a more complete capacity.

Some of the benefits of using synthetic oil include less evaporation, increased resistance to thermal breakdown and a higher viscosity index among others. Synthetic oil typically doesn't have to be changed as often as regular oil. Many modern vehicles take synthetic oil as manufacturers have started constructing 
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An Introduction to Car Safety Ratings

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) provide safety information to consumers looking to make the best choice for their next vehicle. Learn about how they rate cars and what the ratings mean for you.

The IIHS crash tests see how well cars do at certain speeds when they are in a collision. A vehicle can be classified as poor, marginal, acceptable, good or a Top Safety Pick. On the other hand, the NHTSA has a three-part system for testing cars. They review a front collision, side collision and rollover performance. 
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Making the Most of Your School Carpool

As the new school year approaches in Liberty Lake, parents will have to start making plans to get their kids to and from school. Participating in a carpool may be an ideal way to provide transportation for all the children in a given area without burdening busy parents.

Before the year starts, there should be a meeting where the rules for the carpool are created and agreed upon. Once the rules have been set, it is a good idea to get your vehicle inspected at George Gee Kia Liberty Lake. Knowing that your vehicle is in good condition can provide…

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Signs Your Exhaust is Leaking

Your car's exhaust system has to be maintained just like any other part of your vehicle. It's made up of piping that keeps bad gasses in your exhaust away from your engine and going into the atmosphere. Since exhaust gas goes through the exhaust manifold and catalytic converter, then through the resonator, and out of the muffler, the system has to be kept clean or you can experience leaks after the buildup has caused a pipe to break or another crack.

Poisonous, colorless gasses can leak from your exhaust if you aren't taking care of the system…
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Learning to Safely Share the Road with Bicycle Riders

Roads are often busy and congested, and sharing them with bicyclists means you need to drive even more carefully to avoid potential collisions. George Gee Kia Liberty Lake wants you to stay safe on the road by understanding how to safely coexist with cyclists.

One of the easiest ways to increase safety when cyclists are riding near your vehicle is to slow down. Driving at or below the speed limit can also help improve safety when pedestrians, those in wheelchairs and others outside of cars are on the road. Be sure to stop completely at traffic lights and stop signs…
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