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Caring for Your Car in the Winter

It is important that you always do what you can to care for your car. In the winter months, your car might require a bit of extra care to keep it working as it should.

It is important that the defroster that is part of your vehicle is working correctly as you move into the winter months. 

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Choosing Between All-Weather Floor Mats vs. Carpet

It's only natural to want to protect your car from all of the dirt and grime that comes along with your daily errands and commute. Some people have strong feelings on whether rubber floor mats or carpet mats are best to protect their vehicle. Here is some information to help you choose.

All-weather rubber mats are typically the way to go if you tend to drive your car through rough weather or spend time off-road. 

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Apple CarPlay - The Tech That You Need

Apple CarPlay is the tech that you need, especially if you are an iPhone user. Through this system, you will get access to your downloadable apps. We spend a lot of time personalizing our apps, such as creating and organizing playlists and downloading our favorite audiobooks. You can get access to all of them through Apple CarPlay.

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Signs You Need New Tires

Maintaining tires in good condition is crucial to vehicle safety and operational efficiency. As a result, you must have a clear understanding of when the time arrives for tire replacement. There are specific signs that alert you to the need to replace your tires.

The most basic sign that your tires need replacement is worn tread. 

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Useful Tips to Keep Your Child's Car Seat in Its Correct Position

Although you keep your child in his or her car seat when you are behind the wheel, ensuring that it is properly installed will decrease the risk of injury if an accident happens. It is important to our team that you keep your child safe when you are driving, which is why we invite you to read our car seat installation tips below.

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Two Signs Your Fuel Pump Might Need Servicing

The fuel pump delivers fuel to the engine, and it it's malfunctioning, then your vehicle will not be able to move. It's never any fun to get stranded on the side of the road, so if you notice either of these warning signs, you should get into a mechanic to have your fuel pump checked out.

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Check Everything for Towing Items

When you are thinking about towing your vehicle, you have to make sure that your vehicle is able to do so. If your vehicle is not optimized for towing, then you are not going to be able to tow successfully without having a ton of issues.

Among the different things you need to check with your vehicle when it comes to towing is all of the lug and other tools. 

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What Does Motor Oil Viscosity Mean?

When you are getting your vehicle's motor oil changed, have you heard the service mechanics discuss motor oil viscosity? At Lithia Kia of Anchorage in Anchorage, AK, one of our goals is to help you stay informed about how your vehicle functions. Read further to learn what motor oil viscosity ratings mean.

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Do a Quick Clean-Up of Your Vehicle

You can do this right now. It will only take 10 minutes. If you've been shy about letting people in your car or haven't cleaned in it awhile, you can take just a little bit of time today to ensure that you make your car look good as new again in just a few minutes. One way to do this is to gather all the debris and trash from your vehicle with a trash bag. 

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