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What are Electronic Shift Cases?

While 2-wheel drive vehicles can provide drivers like you with robust power and control, there is no doubt that 4-wheel drive vehicles can provide you with even more power and control for your Pueblo, CO adventures. Some vehicles allow drivers to choose and shift between both gear-ranges at will, and most of these vehicles are fitted with special sub-transmissions called transfer cases.

Transfer cases are special gearboxes that are located near or in regular transmission casings. These devices can use the torque from the main transmission to provide 4-wheel drive power to all tires. 

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Signs That Your Car's Exhaust is Leaking

Without your vehicle's exhaust, it is possible that many harmful fumes and gasses could go into the cabin of your car. This can potentially be extremely harmful to you and your family. That is why our experienced Kia service team located right here at our auto repair shop in Pueblo, CO are so motivated to tell you about some early warning signs that your exhaust is leaking.

First, you may notice some hissing or popping noises coming from your tailpipe. This can mean a leak has already begun. Also, you may notice that your steering wheel has begun to…

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Check the Towing Guide for Your Vehicle

When you want to tow a camper or trailer with your vehicle, there are some basic steps that you need to follow in order to make sure that you are safe. You will need to check your vehicle and whatever you will be towing to ensure that you don't have to schedule car repair and maintenance before you're ready.

Start by making sure that the lights are properly connected on the trailer. Also, make sure that the tires on the trailer and on your vehicle are in good condition and properly inflated. 

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Get the Most From Your Headlights

Of the innumerable types, makes, and models of vehicles on United States roadways today, a majority of their headlights are too dim to function as regularly intended. If it weren’t for these headlights being remarkably dim, consumers would be happier, fewer pedestrian deaths from vehicular trauma would occur, and vehicles at large would be safer on roadways. Here are a few ways to keep the headlights on your vehicle upgrade and in check.

If you have never installed high-intensity discharge (HID) or LED bulbs in your headlights, do such as soon as possible. 

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Know What Your Tires are Saying to You

You’ve bought new tires so you’re good to go for the warranty of the tires, right? Not really. Without proper tire maintenance, your tires may not last as long as they should. We at Spradley Kia provide a full range of tire services from installing and balancing to inspections and repairs. We also have a wide selection of tires in case you are in need of new tires.

Buying new tires is great for your car, but it’s equally important to watch for warning signs along the way. Here are some signs your tires may need to…

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How Do Brake Pads Work?

Pressing on the brake pedal sets the brake fluid in action. It’s sent through the lines of the brake system to each wheel. When the fluid reaches the caliper, it forces it to press the pads and rotor together. The friction from the action of these two parts causes your vehicle to stop.

Brake pads must consist of very strong material because they endure so much heat from stopping your vehicle thousands of times. Most pads on cars and trucks consist of a graphite, iron, steel, and copper combination. The result is a material that is cost effective and…

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Rotating Your Tires Will Help to Extend Their Lifespan

Your tires carry a load of your vehicle while also being the area that makes contact with the road while you drive. So not surprisingly, they will experience severe wear and tear as they rack up miles. If you want to maximize their usage, there are some things that you can do to help them to last longer so that you get the most bang for your buck.

The most important thing that you can do is to have them regularly rotated every 3,000-5,000 miles. Keeping them rotated will help the tread pattern to wear more evenly which…

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The Importance of Finding The Right Set Of Tires

Tires are very important. Imagine driving a vehicle without tires. How would that work? Getting from point A to point B would be virtually impossible. The importance of a good set of tires is often taken for granted. Having the right set of tires for your car can make a huge difference and have a large influence on the way your vehicle performs.

 

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Skip the Worry: Invest in Seasonal Maintenance

Travel has always been fun and exciting. Spradley Kia sells  Kia cars ready to meet the road and performs seasonal maintenance on them when customers bring them into the dealership. Car travel offers freedom to choose your path and the flexibility to make changes in any itinerary. The adventure of travel is better in Pueblo, CO when you know your car is in top condition. Seasonal maintenance is one way to prepare a car for road trips. 
 

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