Archive for the ‘Service’ Category

Learn how to identify problems with your vehicle’s exhaust

Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
Mechanic working under car

Video: 5 Signs that Indicate When Exhaust Needs Service

The exhaust is essential to the health and safety of the driver and passengers, as it is responsible for transferring the toxic gasses produced by the engine to the rear of the vehicle, where it is released in to the air. If something is amiss with a vehicle’s exhaust, it is important to take steps to have it corrected. Are you interested in learning about 5 signs and symptoms that indicate when an exhaust needs to be repaired? Check out the video below on our Hometown Kia blog!


Where can I schedule a Kia Multi-Point Inspection near Charleston, WV?

Wednesday, May 19th, 2021
Mechanic in car with computer

Schedule a Kia Multi-Point Inspection at Hometown Kia

Are you interested in learning which services your vehicle needs and will need soon? A Kia Multi-Point Inspection is a great way to do so. At Hometown Kia, we provide this service often and think it’s a great way for drivers to be proactive in servicing their vehicle. During this service, we check a wide variety of components like the engine oil, transmission, clutch (if the vehicle is has a manual transmission), drive axle and much more. Our experienced technicians also check and replenish the fluids of several components. Do you want to schedule a Kia Multi-Point Inspection near Charleston, WV? Schedule a service appointment at Hometown Kia in Mount Hope! Continue reading below to learn about some of the components checked in a Kia Multi-Point Inspection and how to schedule a service appointment at Hometown Kia!


Schedule Exhaust and Muffler Service near Charleston, WV

Friday, May 14th, 2021
Mechanic working under car

The exhaust and muffler are very important components in each vehicle. The gas and carbon monoxide created by the engine is funneled through the exhaust system, while the muffler helps keep the sound of the engine’s valves and pistons quiet. When there is a problem with the muffler and exhaust system, there are several symptoms that let the driver know. Continue reading below to learn how to identify problems with the muffler and exhaust system and schedule an exhaust and muffler service appointment at Hometown Kia!


Schedule a Service Appointment in Mount Hope, WV

Thursday, April 15th, 2021
Technician and mechanic working on transmission

How long has it been since you brought your vehicle in for service? Like all good things in life, a vehicle requires maintenance to stay in working condition for an extended period of time. Each vehicle’s owner’s manual has a manufacturer-recommended service schedule that lays out which routine services should take place when. So, how long has it been since you had your vehicle serviced or inspected by a highly trained technician? If it has been 5,000 miles or 6 months, you should consider bringing your vehicle to a trusted service center. Continue reading below to learn more on our Hometown Kia blog.


What happens if the transmission is not flushed?

Thursday, September 24th, 2020
Mechanic working under car

The transmission is a very important component of any vehicle. It handles the shifting from gear to gear as the driver accelerates and decelerates. Regardless of whether the transmission is manual or automatic, transmission flushes play an integral role in maintaining a smooth ride and healthy transmission. Are you wondering what happens if you don’t flush the transmission on your vehicle? Continue reading below to find out what happens if transmission flushes are neglected.  


How can you tell when brakes should be replaced?

Thursday, July 9th, 2020
Woman changing brakes

Brakes play an essential role in the functioning of any vehicle. They are used each time the driver slows down or stops, which occurs multiple times each car ride. Because they play such a key role in the safety and control in each vehicle, it is important to stay up to date on brake service by checking brake pads, brake fluid and other components of the braking system regularly. Are you wondering how to tell when your brakes need to be replaced? Learn a few methods of identifying when it’s time to service brakes below!


Where Can I Get a Kia Oil Change near Mount Hope, WV?

Thursday, June 25th, 2020
Mechanic working on engine

Kia Oil Change Service in Fayette County, WV

There are several things that you, the owner of a Kia, can do to keep your vehicle running in tip-top shape. Arguably the most important is staying up to date on preventative maintenance in order to prevent the need for costly repairs down the road. Oil changes are one of the most routine forms of preventative maintenance and should be completed every 3,000 to 7,500 miles depending on the year and model of your vehicle. If it is time to have the oil changed in your Kia and you happen to be near Fayette County, WV, bring your vehicle to Hometown Kia in Mount Hope for quality and conscientious service from experienced technicians.


What Causes Wheel Alignment Problems?

Thursday, May 21st, 2020
2020 Kia Niro from exterior front

Information About Wheel Alignment Service

If you own a vehicle, you have probably heard about having its wheels aligned. This service is not required as often as oil changes, tire rotations and other forms of preventative maintenance, but it plays an essential role in maintaining optimal driving conditions for your vehicle. Are you interested in learning some information about wheel alignment? Continue reading below!


Where Can I Service my Kia near Fayette County, WV?

Friday, May 15th, 2020
2020 Kia Telluride on road

Kia Service Center in Mount Hope, WV

When you own a vehicle, it’s important to stay up to date on preventative maintenance and routine service appointments. When you own a Kia, you should bring it to a Kia Service Center and allow technicians with plenty of experience working on Kia vehicles to handle service and repairs. If you are in Fayette County, WV and are on the hunt for a local Kia dealership to service your vehicle at, visit us at Hometown Kia in Mount Hope!


Do I need to have my wheels aligned?

Friday, February 14th, 2020
Five tires in front of sunset

Reasons to Have Wheel Alignment

Have you noticed that your vehicle favors one side over the other while steering? Do your tires have uneven or irregular tire wear? These are just a could of tell-tale signs that your vehicle needs a wheel alignment. You should schedule a wheel alignment to help prolong the lifespan of your tires and help optimize steering, control and handling of your vehicle. Continue reading below to learn about wheel alignment.