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Car Batteries Impacted by Extreme Temperatures

It is essential for drivers to have the battery in their car checked regularly, especially before both the winter and summer seasons. In perfect conditions, a typical lead-acid battery has an average lifespan of three years.

We all know that draining your battery shortens its lifespan, but some motorists don’t realize that extremely cold or hot temperatures can also kill your battery. 

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Can Synthetic Oil Work for Your Vehicle?

When getting an oil change, people often debate whether they should use conventional oil for the change out or if they should opt for synthetic oil. There are benefits associated with each of these products, and at Turner Kia, we offer both of them to our clients. When you bring your vehicle in for an oil change, we always ask what type of oil you would like used and we also will discuss with you what kind of filter you would like used as well.

For those who are unsure of the difference, synthetic motor oil is created from chemical…

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Gain Traction With Common Substances

It is beginning to get cold here in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and that means winter weather is finally coming! The real question is - What should we be keeping in our cars to help free a stuck vehicle? The Turner Kia team can assist!

 

The three most common go-to substances for getting your Kia out of a slippery predicament are rock salt, kitty litter and sand, all of which have their merits. Rock salt is great for…

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Have Seasonal Maintenance Performed to Drive Confidently in Inclement Weather this Winter!

The time is upon us where the snow will fall and the ice will line the roads. The time when days are short and night falls earlier in the day. Here in this part of Pennsylvania, we know all too well the road conditions and hazards that winter brings, and if your vehicle is still in need of winter maintenance, we welcome you to come have it performed in our service center at Turner Kia!

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OEM Parts Offer the Highest Value and Longevity

Owning a vehicle comes with a fair share of a challenge especially when it comes to necessary repairs and maintenance. If you're someone who performs their own maintenance, the most usual question you may have had to tackle is, what type of parts do you get for your car? Here at Turner Kia, we want to remind you that while aftermarket parts may seem too good to be true, they usually are and can end up damaging your vehicle, and we encourage you to only use the genuine Kia parts made for your vehicle when performing maintenance.

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Don’t Drive With a Dirty Fuel Filter This Winter

Here at Turner Kia in Harrisburg, PA, our team wants to ensure you have what you need to travel safely and efficiently this winter. One aspect of proper car maintenance is keeping your fuel tank filled up and fuel filter clean. The fuel filter is seen between the fuel injectors and pipe. Impurities from gasoline, dirt, and contaminants that may cause damage to your car are removed by the filter.

 

Your car's fuel filter…

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Drive safely this winter season with the proper wiper blades

Cars are made up of many different parts. When parts aren't working well, they can be replaced with new ones that work better. Likewise, car parts can also be upgraded to perform certain tasks more efficiently. One important part upgrade you should look into during the winter is a set of winter windshield wiper blades.

Regular windshield wiper blades are great for rain, but they aren't great at keeping away snow and ice. Winter windshield wiper

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Dashboard Warning Light Definitions

Dashboard indicator lights are not new, but the information they convey can prove to be fresh. Most of the dashboard lights signal warnings that a fault has occurred within the vehicle system. Though they don't precisely pinpoint the fault part or the one failing, they play a vital role in knowing what's going on -- and pre-empt a car break down or complete failure, thus saving you from expensive repairs and ensure the owner stays safe during the road expenditures. Never ignore the indicator lights. Below is a list of indicator lights and what they look like.

• Engine Temperature…

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