Archive for the ‘Tips and Tricks’ Category

Why isn’t my air conditioner working?

Thursday, June 27th, 2019
close-up look at a car with hood open

Why is my car not blowing cold air out of the vents?

Summer is a great time to take advantage of the warm weather. Whether you’re an avid fisherman, camper, swimmer, or some other sort of outdoor recreational enthusiast, this is a fun time of the year. When the weather gets too hot, though, you may want to cool down in front of the air conditioner. Unfortunately for some drivers, their air conditioner may not be blowing cold air out of the vents in their car. If you’ve dealt with this in the past, you know just how agonizing it can be. Find out some culprits and below! (more…)

Bring the heat! (or don’t)

Thursday, June 6th, 2019
coolant reservoir in a vehicle

Why is my car overheating?

Now that summer is here, the temperatures will continue to ride. The temperature under your hood, though, should remain the same. If you’ve noticed that your car is overheating, it’s time to get to the bottom of what’s causing it. Check out a few reasons your car may be overheating below! (more…)

Don’t forget these maintenance items!

Thursday, April 4th, 2019
mechanic holding car tire

Five car maintenance items you may be forgetting about

There’s a lot that goes into a car working the way it should, and if you skip out on some of the maintenance items required, you may find yourself without a car. Regardless of how reputable the automaker is who made your car, you still have a responsibility to keep up with its maintenance. Check out these five car maintenance items you may be forgetting about! (more…)

How to use the Kia UVO eServices app

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
front interior of a Kia sorento

In case you’re not familiar with the Kia UVO eServices app, it allows you to perform a number of functions right there from the convenience of your smartphone. Perform tasks like remotely locking or unlocking doors, remotely closing windows and sunroofs, find where you parked in a packed parking lot, and more. This is just one of the ways Kia is revolutionizing the automotive industry. Take a look at how to use the Kia UVO eServices app with the short video here on our blog! (more…)

Benefits of Synthetic Oil in Kias

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
person changing oil in a vehicle

Should I use synthetic motor oil in my Kia?

When you take your car in for an oil change, you’re given the option to use synthetic motor oil or conventional motor oil. If you’re not familiar with these two, you may not know which is a better choice for you. so should you use synthetic motor oil for your Kia, or is it fine to use conventional motor oil? Find the answer here on our blog! (more…)

How to take your car out of winter storage

Monday, March 4th, 2019
Red car buried under a blanket of snow

Winter can really take a toll on a vehicle, which is why many drivers choose to park their nicer vehicles away for the winter. This helps prevent the vehicle from encountering harmful salt and extreme cold and moisture, which can negatively impact a vehicle over the course of time. Take a look at the videos below to learn how to take your car out of winter storage the right way. Yes, there’s more to it than simply turning your car on and driving out! (more…)

Be Prepared for Anything This Winter by Keeping an Emergency Kit in Your Kia!

Thursday, December 28th, 2017
Red car buried under a blanket of snow

What Should My Emergency Roadside Safety Kit Include?

With the winter season in full swing, we need to start being more cautious with our driving – especially when we are trekking through the winding roads of the Appalachian Mountains. But no matter how careful we are (or if our Kia is outfitted with all-wheel drive), the unexpected can happen and we will find ourselves off the road and partially buried in snow. This can be a dangerous situation if visibility and temperatures are low. Luckily, keeping an emergency kit inside your Kia can help save your life. (more…)

What is the Snowflake or X warning light in my Kia vehicle?

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
Kia Sorento Dashboard Instrument Cluster

We were recently browsing through the comments on our popular Kia warning lights blog and, first of all, we would like to apologize for not answering the many questions you’ve had for us over the past year. We wish we could’ve gotten to answering them in a much more timely manner, but hopefully getting to them late is better than never. (more…)

What to put in your Emergency Roadside Safety Kit?

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Like the boy scouts, a good vehicle owner is always prepared for the worst. To make sure you are equipped to handle any situation the road could throw at you, we suggest having a well-stocked Emergency Roadside Safety Kit at your disposal. Take a look at our suggestions on what to put in your Emergency Roadside Safety Kit and you’ll be ready next time you find yourself in a jam.

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day in Mount Hope, WV

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day 2017 in Mount Hope WV

5 Ways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day 2017 in Mount Hope WV

It sneaks up on a lot of us each year, Valentine’s Day, that is. It may be that we are trying to avoid it altogether, or perhaps we simply forget. It’s a great opportunity to make someone special very happy or hopping mad. Because we want all our customers to be happy, we decided to share 5 ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Mount Hope WV in 2017. (more…)