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Motor Oil Myths - Get It Right!

Vehicle ownership is a big responsibility because you're in charge of maintenance like changing the oil. If you’ve heard tons of motor oil recommendations and are uncertain, stop at Redding Kia] and let our techs service your vehicle.

Here are some motor oil myths that are just not true.

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Windshield Wiper Blades: Here's What You Need to Know

One of the most important parts of your car is the windshield. This enables you to see clearly while being protected from the elements, as well as rocks and wind. Did you know that your windshield wiper blades are just as important as your windshield? Without proper working blades, you won't be able to clear mud, dirt, and water from your windshield.

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Is It Time for a New Battery?

One of most important parts of your car is the battery. Without it, your car wouldn’t turn over or have lights, power windows and doors, proper timing, and other systems that keep your engine healthy.

There isn’t a sure way to determine when your battery will expire, but it does provide some clues about its health. Batteries that have decreasing voltage tend to cause your car to crank longer. You’ll also notice that interior lights aren’t as bright during evenings, and your exterior lights appear to slowly dim over time.

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Signs Your Car's Exhaust System is in Need of Repair

Your car's exhaust system does much more than reduce engine noise. A properly functioning exhaust system keeps harmful gases from entering the cabin of your vehicle, and it helps your engine run efficiently. The exhaust system also helps reduce the amount of pollutants emitted by your motor.

The exhaust system is a critical component of your car, so you should know some of the obvious warning signs that it is in need of repair.

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Count on Us for Reliable Brake Service

Life is full of twists and turns, and your brakes should be prepared for them. Like other mechanical components, your brake pads and other parts will eventually need to be replaced. Here, you'll learn how Redding Kia can help you stay safe with professional brake service.

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Spare Tires

When you are shopping for a new vehicle you probably aren't giving too much consideration to the type of spare tire that your vehicle comes with, if it comes with one at all. There's nothing wrong with this, but if the vehicle you choose does come with a spare, you will want to make sure you know where it is located and how you access it.

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Is it Time to Check Your Timing Belt?

Your vehicle's engine is an intricate machine. It is vitally important that all its many parts work together in a synchronized manner. That is why the health of your timing belt is such a big deal.

The timing belt makes sure the camshaft and crankshaft are working together smoothly and in the appropriate rhythm. Should the timing belt break, your engine will stop running. 

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Get the Right Information About Move Over Laws

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?If you see an emergency vehicle tending to an accident or breakdown on the shoulder of the road and cars are whizzing past, you may not be sure what to do to make sure that you and those on the shoulder are safe. There are some regulations to keep in mind if an emergency vehicle is on the side of the road offering assistance to a fellow motorist.

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Make Your Next Appointment Online in Minutes

If you want your vehicle to perform at its peak for a long time to come, then it is crucial that it receives regular maintenance and repairs. Scheduling an automotive service appointment should be a much bigger priority than most drivers make it. Luckily, Redding Kia's online service scheduler has made it so that even the busiest driver can now find the time to make an appointment.

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