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Spring Car Care Tips

This spring give your vehicle some well-deserved attention after a long, harsh winter. Your vehicle probably needs a good cleaning on the interior as well as the exterior, but there are some other maintenance items you should address. Let's take a closer look:

  • Take your vehicle to get an oil change and have your oil filter changed. This will help increase fuel efficiency and help protect your motor.
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The Importance of Engine Cooling & Radiator Servicing

The cooling system in your vehicle is responsible for keeping the moving parts in the engine from getting too hot. Here are a few of the parts of that system that need to be maintained regularly.

  • The radiator has to be inspected for damage and to ensure the radiator cap is the correct pressure to keep coolant from leaking.
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Engine Overheating

When your engine is overheating you will notice usually by an alert going off inside of your vehicle. Your dashboard will normally light up when this occurs or you may just notice by taking a look at the temperature gauge. Smoke and steam may start to escape from under your hood and you might notice a foul odor coming from the engine as well. 

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Knowing When Brake Pedals Need Repair

Brakes are an important component to our vehicle, and good working brakes are vital for our safety. Knowing when the brake pedals are in need of repair can not only mean the difference of a safe or unsafe vehicle but can also save money. Bring your vehicle to Hyundai of Jefferson City and let our certified technicians inspect them and advise you accordingly.

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How to Know When Your Fuel System Needs to be Serviced

Your car's fuel system is what not only holds the fuel in place, but pumps it to the engine so it can run. However, like most parts of your car, it needs to be serviced from time to time. If you do not know what to look for, then these tell-tale signs should help you decide when to have your car serviced.

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Don’t Get Caught Streaking: Change Your Wiper Blades

As a car owner you know and understand the importance of being able to properly see out of the windshield. Properly working windshield wipers are essential to safe driving because they enable the driver to see properly in adverse weather conditions. Below are some indicators that you need to replace your windshield wipers:

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Muffler Service and Repair

There are so many different items on your vehicle that require ongoing maintenance and repair. It can seem overwhelming, but our service team here at Hyundai of Jefferson City is dedicated to providing you fast and affordable service any time there is a concern with your vehicle.

Your muffler and exhaust system is a very important part of your vehicle and if you are concerned that something is going wrong with this process then you should have your vehicle looked at immediately.

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Understand What Your Car's Belts Do

Vehicles require all sorts of different fluids in order to run properly or run at all. You have gasoline, brake fluid, coolant, oil, and even a few others that many people never think of. Generally these are held in a central tank and transported throughout the car via a series of hoses. These hoses require regular maintenance and replacement, like the services we provide at Hyundai of Jefferson City.

Perhaps the three most important types of hoses are the fuel lines, the brake lines, and the coolant lines. The fuel lines transport the gasoline from your fuel tank to the…

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Time to Replace Your Car Battery

It happened again. You overslept because your alarm didn't go off and now you are late for work. You managed to get a quick shower in, you're ready and you have everything that you need for the day. As you fumble with your keys, you get into your vehicle in anticipation of a long ride to work in traffic but when you turn your key to start your engine, nothing happens. Of course these types of things never occur at a convenient time but we here at Hyundai of Jefferson City want to help you when these inopportune…

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What You Should Know About Move Over Laws

There is a strong chance that you may be unknowingly breaking a traffic law that has been in place since 2002; this law is called the Move Over Law. According to a national poll done by Mason Dixon Polling & Research, more than 71% of Americans were unaware that their state had a move over law.

Move over laws imply that when you see a roadside worker or emergency services vehicle on the roadside, doing their jobs such as a traffic stop or a sign repair, drivers are supposed to move over to a lane further from the side of the…

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