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How to Safely Load Cargo into Your SUV?

We here at DCH Kia of Temecula located right in Temecula, CA want to make sure that you are an informed car owner who always remains safe in all situations. That is why we want to be sure you know a few tips about how to safely load cargo into your SUV for your next big trip.

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What is a Differential?

When you notice that your car isn't running as smoothly as it used to, it could be your differentials. These are located with your axles whether in the front or back. If you have an all-wheel drive, you'll have differentials in the front and rear. When you get your tires rotated and balanced, you should also get your differentials and differential oil levels checked.

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Maintaining Your Exhaust System

We here at DCH Kia of Temecula in Temecula, CA understand the importance of keeping up on the maintenance of your vehicle. Your exhaust system plays an important part in reducing emissions, and when your car needs some repairs we're here to help.

Identifying the problem can help to diagnose what needs to be done.

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What Do You Need to Change a Tire?

Finding out that you have a flat tire is never a good thing. You will need to get the tire replaced so that you can be safe on the road. Until you can get the tire replaced, it might be necessary to mount your spare tire.

Depending on the model vehicle, your tire may or may not be full-sized. Either way, you will need a lug nut wrench as well as a jack, which will raise the car.

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Check Your Fuel Pump to Make Sure Your Vehicle is Running Its Best

If you're looking for some ways to make sure that your vehicle is always running its best, you should be aware of the signs of a faulty fuel pump. If your pump isn't supplying the engine with enough gasoline, your vehicle will not be able to meet the demands of the road, and you might just find yourself stuck in the parking lot after work with a vehicle that won't move.

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How to Keep from Losing Your Pet While Traveling

One of the dangers that we have to worry about when it comes to traveling with pets is losing track of your pets. This can be a very devastating thing to happen. This is one of the reasons that it is important to think about ways to keep track of your pet while traveling.

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Save Money at the Gas Pump

If you love to drive but don’t love spending money at the gas station, you’re in luck. There are a few things you can start doing today to get the most out of each gallon of fuel.

First, try to smooth things out when you drive. When you accelerate rapidly and brake quickly, you’re wasting gas. 

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Ensuring Maximum Brake Performance with a Fluid Flush and Exchange

The importance of clean brake fluid in the overall function of a vehicle's braking system cannot be overstated. This fluid is transferred to each brake every time the driver steps on the pedal. The fluid can become contaminated and weakened over time. This deterioration will eventually lead to poor brake performance, affecting the overall safety of your vehicle.

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Showing Your Driving Skills with a Dash Cam

One of the most commonly cited reasons for dash cams is to record and protect in the case of accidents. However, dash cams do not have to be exclusive to those reasons. There are other reasons that you can use a dash cam.

One reason to use a dash cam is to show your driving skills. There are tons of videos that show driving skills from the dash cam.

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Detailing Your Vehicle with Help from a Clay Bar

DCH Kia of Temecula wants you to know just how you can best care for your vehicle and keep its finish looking great. Clay can help you as you detail the vehicle.

There are all kinds of contaminants that land on your vehicle and that can mess with the vehicle's finish. It can be hard to clear all of the dirt and grime off of the vehicle and keep it in the best shape. 

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