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Tips for Detailing Your Car

If the interior of the car you drive around West Mifflin, PA is starting to look dirty, Century 3 Kia can help. We're highly experienced with detailing techniques that will get everything looking like new.

If you have a pet, there's probably a fair bit of pet hair that has accumulated in your car. 

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Wiper Blades Are A Safety Essential

Windshield wiper blades are typically not something that is high on the priority list as far as vehicle service is concerned. You usually do not notice that your wipers need to be replaced until you are caught in a heavy rainstorm or snowstorm. This can be especially important if it is snowing and the edges of the road are obscured. 

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Timing Belt Importance and Maintenance 101

A timing belt is charged with the important task of ensuring that the vehicle's camshaft and crankshaft are working together in tandem so that the engine can properly run. A timing belt needs to be changed periodically so that it does not inadvertently snap and damage the engine. The vehicle owner's manual will provide guidance about how often your belt should be changed to mitigate the danger of damage.

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A Multimeter is a Valuable Tool for a Car Battery

A multimeter is a vital tool that tests the voltage within a battery. To catch inconvenient power issues early, you must test your car battery regularly using a multimeter.

You can conduct a test with a multimeter when your car's engine is on or off. If you test the voltage while the engine is running, the measurement will be slightly high. 

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This Summer Don't Drive on Winter Tires

We at Century 3 Kia applaud you for driving on the right tires for West Mifflin, PA's winters. Still, our service techs have noticed some of you using winter tires throughout the year. We advise against that tactic.

While we all appreciate saving a buck, driving on winter tires all year will likely cost you more money in the long run.

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The Right Ideas for Buying Used Cars

Buying a used car can help car shopping find a great deal on a well-maintained vehicle. Did you know pre-owned certified programs help buyers find used cars that are almost as good as new? Not everyone knows how to go about buying a great car. Here are some tips on how to do so.

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Keeping Your Camper on The Road

When you're pulling a camper with your vehicle, you might notice some wear and tear on your tires. Helper springs can be installed so that the camper is sitting level while on the road in West Mifflin, PA. Airbags are an option as well as they can provide a comfortable ride for your vehicle and the camper.

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Seeing the View Behind You

If you aren't good at backing up in your vehicle, then consider having a backup camera installed. This is a simple camera that is placed at the rear of your vehicle that will show you what is on the ground and what is directly behind you via a screen inside your vehicle. If your vehicle doesn't have a camera, Century 3 Kia can install one.

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Brake Inspections are Good for Your Vehicle

If you are having brake problems, then you probably have experienced screeching or squealing whenever you press down on the pedal. These are issues that happen when a brake pad has worn down or completely disappeared. Now, your rotors are grinding against metal parts, which is causing the horrible squealing noises in the first place. You may also feel it in your steering wheel, which can start to wobble every time you brake. 

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