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A Failing Fuel Pump Can Cause Serious Problems

If your fuel pump isn't working properly, you could find that your car's engine overheats and becomes flooded with gasoline. In some cases, it won't start or work well when driving at high speeds in Meadville, PA. Therefore, it is important that you take it to Griffin Kia for service as soon as it stops running properly.

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What to Consider When Getting a New Battery

Batteries are one of those wear-and-tear items that eventually give out. One day you step into your car and the engine won't turn over. Most batteries have a life of three to four years depending on a variety of conditions. When it's time for a new battery, the service department at Griffin Kia will help you select a new one.

Getting a new battery for your vehicle isn't difficult and the service to replace it is quick. Choosing the right brand is important. We stock batteries recommended by the manufacturer, so you know you'll get one…

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5 Signs Your Ignition May Need Service

Your Vehicle Stalls
It's always alarming when your vehicle turns off without your control. If this happens while waiting at a light, chances are your vehicle is not properly providing electricity as a result of an ignition malfunction.

Your Key Will Not Turn in the Ignition
If you cannot get your key to turn in the ignition, or if it gets stuck, you are experiencing issues with your ignition and will need to visit a mechanic.

Flickering Dashboard Lights
Although not always the case, flickering dashboard lights may indicate a need for an ignition check-up.
 

 

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Properly Cleaning Your Tires

The reason why it is so important to regularly wash your tires is that it can prevent the metal on the tire rims from breaking down. Brake dust, grime, and dirt can all accumulate on the metal part of your tires and cause them to wear out faster. These tire cleaning tips will prolong the life of your tires.

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What to Do When Replacing The Brake Pads

At some point, you are going to need to replace the brake pads. Every brake pad that is used is going to wear out eventually. Therefore, you should be ready to get your brake pads changed out so that you can ride around safely in your vehicle with no worries.

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Keep Your Vehicle Smelling Fresh

There are some places you frequent that a foul odor is expected. Locker rooms, for example, will most likely always have some sort of unpleasant smell. Your car, on the other hand, should be a place that you can enjoy a fresh scent whenever you step inside. At Griffin Kia, we want to help you keep your vehicle smelling fresh with these easy odor control tips.

A good first step is to vacuum your vehicle thoroughly. While this may seem overly simple, you'd be surprised at what you will find underneath your seats and in your trunk. This step…

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Softening the Glue With an Adhesive Remover

You don't really need much in order to remove a badge from your vehicle. As long as you have a way to soften up the glue, then you can remove the badge. While all that is needed is a way to warm up the adhesive, you also have the option of using adhesive remover in order to soften up the glue.

If you have a spray can of adhesive softener, then you can use it by spraying it along the edges of the badge. One advantage of the adhesive remover is that it not only removes the badge but…

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Budget a Summer Road Trip with These Tips

The best way to take a summer road trip is to stay on budget and plan ahead. At Griffin Kia in Meadville, PA we hear many stories about successful road trips, and we hope you have just as much fun when you get on the road.

When you plan and budget for a road trip ahead of time, it gives you the benefit of creating an itinerary for your trip as well.

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What are the Pros Associated of Buying a Crossover?

Placing an SUV's design on top of a car's frame was once thought to be impossible. And then crossovers arrived on the vehicle market. The crossover concept proved to be a hit with a segment of buyers. Would-be consumers are somewhat curious about the benefits of a crossover. Upon taking a closer look, you can see why crossovers are popular.

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