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Stick Shift

Learning how to drive a stick shift can be stressful, but once you get the hang of it can be a blast. Don’t be ashamed if you’re having trouble learning to drive a stick shift-you’re not alone. Let us help you get the basics down with Mississauga Kia’s how-to guide with tips on how to drive a car with a manual transmission....Read More

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Properly maintaining your tires is the first step of proper tire safety. The top tire blowout causes include improperly inflated tires, tires that are excessively worn, and tires that are damaged due to road hazards. It’s not a good idea to drive on flat tires for any distance, so it’s a good idea to know how to change a flat tire safely, as well as how to recognize the 5 warning signs you may need new tires....Read More

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It’s important for the safety and performance of your vehicle to choose the proper size and type of tire. There are a range of tires available, and some tires of the same size will be rated for different uses. For example, SUV tires and truck tires are rated differently because truck tires are designed to handle the weight of a payload....Read More

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Your tires are the only connection between your car and the road. Keeping them in good shape is important for the safety, handling, and performance of your vehicle. That also makes them one of the most important parts of your vehicle, apart from your brakes, engine, and transmission. So, check out Mississauga Kia’s Tire Maintenance Tips on how to check your tread depth, tire pressure, rotate your tires, and other ways to keep your tires in good shape....Read More

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Unless you like going to court, there’s only one way to avoid having to pay traffic tickets. That’s not getting them in the first place! If you follow the rules of the road and stay under the limit, then you’ll never have to worry about receiving traffic tickets. If you do find yourself with a speeding ticket-no one’s perfect-then be sure to pay it off as soon as possible to avoid fines or legal actions in the future....Read More

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The recommended tire pressure for your vehicle depends on a number of factors including the weight of your vehicle, application, tire size, and whether you will be driving on or off the road. You can usually find the recommended tire pressure for your vehicle by looking at the sticker on the driver’s side door jamb....Read More

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Winter is hard on your vehicle, and hard on you, too. Make it a little bit easier by following our winter car maintenance tips so that you’re prepared for when the temperature drops. Things like keeping an emergency kit in your car and making sure that your car battery is in good condition can be more than helpful-they can save your life if you find yourself stranded in sub-zero conditions....Read More

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The summer is heating up, and that means it’s time for a road trip. But before you hit the highway, there are a few things you should do to make sure your vehicle is ready. The last thing you want is to be stranded on the highway, waiting for the tow truck because you forgot to do some basic auto maintenance....Read More

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