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Warnings Your Ignition Requires Service

While it may seem like a simple turn of the key or push of a button, starting your car isn’t easy with a faulty ignition. It’s one of the most common problems we fix at Kia of West Nyack located in West Nyack, NY. Your ignition is everything when it comes to turning on your electrical system and starting the engine. 

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Debunking Common Motor Oil Myths

There are a number of motor oil myths that can lead you astray if you are not careful with where you source your information. The oil experts at Kia of West Nyack in West Nyack, NY want to help you to understand what is fact and what is a myth when you visit us today.

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Extreme Temperatures and Your Car Battery

Nothing is quite like trying to leave in the morning only to discover that your car won't start. At Kia of West Nyack, we want you to know that both extreme hot and extreme cold can impact your car battery. Here is what you should look out for in West Nyack, NY.

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What Can You Do in a Roadside Emergency?

A roadside emergency can be unforgiving. A car can become disabled for many reasons. Everything from a flat tire to an unexpected mechanical issue could leave you stranded. You need the right things to help the situation. A spare cell phone, bottled water, a blanket, and flat tire tools are among the things worth keeping in the trunk. And there are more things to consider.

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How to Avoid Salt Corrosion on Your Vehicle

Snow-related corrosion has the potential to cause enormous damage. No matter how well-built a car might be, snow can destroy the undercarriage, the body, and more. Unfortunately, those living in cold-weather regions won't find it easy to avoid getting salt on their vehicles. 

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Don't Ignore a Spongy Brake Pedal

The feeling of a soft or spongy brake pedal can be a very unnerving experience, especially if it is noticed while driving. A soft brake pedal can be a sign of a minor issue or a huge problem, but in either case, it should not be ignored. Vehicle braking systems are almost exclusively hydraulic.

As such, the response of the brake pedal is typically direct feedback of what is happening at the wheels. Therefore, a soft pedal directly translates to a loose grip of the brake pads on the brake rotor. While stopping may still be possible, this is a…

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