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Installing a Backup Camera

The backup camera can be vital in avoiding blind spot issues with your vehicle, especially if you are in the process of backing up. These tiny devices are not only safe to install, they are also extremely easy to use and establish.

There are many aftermarket options available that can allow users to attach a backup camera to any vehicle, regardless of their make or model. 

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Installing a Backup Camera

The backup camera can be vital in avoiding blind spot issues with your vehicle, especially if you are in the process of backing up. These tiny devices are not only safe to install, they are also extremely easy to use and establish.

There are many aftermarket options available that can allow users to attach a backup camera to any vehicle, regardless of their make or model. 

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Stay Fresh on The Roads

We here at Deland Kia are devoted to the safety of you and your family. Because of this, we want to make sure you are driving equipped with the single most important safety tool available: Knowledge! To help accomplish this goal, we have listed one of our absolute favorite driving tips below.

Nothing is more important when driving then your state of mind. 

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Apple CarPlay – Make Even the Jetsons Jealous

Technology is such a big part of our lives in this century that we can’t bear to be separated from it even when on the road. With GPS, hands-free calling and digital entertainment replacing old FM radio, there needed to be a safer way to combine this all into a standard suite the computer engineers approve of.

Apple has taken this into their own hands by teaming up with leading automotive engineering companies to create CarPlay. 

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How to Get Rid of Foggy Headlights

We all know that the elements take a toll on the sheen and appearance of our cars paint. Unfortunately, those same outside elements slowly degrade the plastic parts on our cars as well. This includes trim, taillights, and headlights.

Headlights that are foggy, yellow, and oxidized not only look bad, they can drastically reduce your nighttime visibility. The good news is, you can easily restore the clarity of your vehicle's headlights in just a few steps. 

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Your Spring Car Care and Cleaning Guide

Don't let spring sneak up on you! This year, make the most of spring with a fantastic and thorough car cleaning and maintenance check-up. In additional to oil changes performed at regular intervals, you should also have your car maintained by your local maintenance team.

Your car care check-up should include a number of treatments. In addition to an oil change, make sure to ask about having your belts tightened and your hoses examined.

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Here's How to Deal with Dirty Wheels and Tires

If your car's tires and wheels look dirty, the time has come to clean them. Looks aren't the only reason why a good cleaning makes sense. Brake dust could be collecting on the wheels, which can eat into the metal. And a good cleaning involves more than just washing things off with a hose.

Visit an auto supply retail shop and buy a quality wheel cleaning spray. 

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Know the signs of a Failing Fuel Pump

Your car's fuel pump is what gets fuel from your gas tank to your engine. With a damaged fuel pump, your car's performance will suffer. By knowing the signs of a failing fuel system, you can get to Deland Kia for service before it's too late.

A bad fuel pump won't deliver a steady stream of gas to the engine, so your engine might sputter or surge forward suddenly. 

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Tips for Planning for a Roadside Emergency

These are a few roadside emergency preparation tips to keep you safer in the event you run into trouble.

  • Always call 911 when the car is disabled. If anyone offers to help, tell them the police have been notified and are on the way, to scare them away if they have other intentions.
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Spongy Brake Pedals - What Can Be the Cause

The brake pedal plays an important part of your car's mechanism. When you touch the brake pedal, it makes your car stop. If the brake pedal isn't doing its job, it's time to have the car serviced. Stop at Deland Kia and have our service technicians perform a brake inspection.

It's very important to have your brakes checked at the first sign of trouble to prevent a small problem from becoming a big problem, which can become dangerous.

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