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The Sturdy Built Robust Winter Wipers

Windshield wipers must be trusted to take care of you. You need to have the right type of wipers for the season you are going to be dealing with. This could mean changing out the wipers for the season depending on the place you are at. 

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When to Choose Winter Tires

For those of you that are not sure whether you should get winter tires or all-season tires, then there are a few signs that you should look out for that will let you know when you should get either. Winter tires and all-season tires will do well in different environments.

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How Can You Get Rid of Pet Hairs?

Is there any functional value to the static electricity created on a birthday balloon? When you rub the balloon around inside your car, you'll see it picks up pet hair. As odd as the process sounds, at least it helps get annoying dog and cat hair out of the vehicle's interior. Of course, you can try other methods if you wish.

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Driving a Properly Aligned Vehicle

When the wheels of a vehicle have been knocked out of alignment, they can cause a vehicle to start to shake and vibrate when traveling at higher speeds. If you suspect that the vehicle that you drive around DuBois, PA is out of alignment, it's best to get the issue examined and addressed in a timely manner. Kurt Johnson Auto Sales believe that having a vehicle properly aligned can prevent a variety of future issues.

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Why Request Tire Rotation Work?

Rotating tires may seem like an unusual routine maintenance step. Why move the front tires to the back and the back to the front? And is there a need for switching tires from side-to-side? If you wish to preserve safety while driving along with the life of the tires, performing tire rotations makes excellent sense.

Tires experience wear. Wear occurs differently in front and back tires. Rotating the tires evens out the wear, which cuts down on the chance of a blowout or another problem. The tires' traction will remain even thanks to a rotation.

 

 

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Monitoring Your Battery To Prevent Replacing It Early

Preventing early replacement is often key regarding your car's battery. You can take your car to Kurt Johnson Auto Sales to have someone routinely check the charge that your battery is giving out so that you know if it needs to be replaced or not. While driving in DuBois, you need to pay attention to any lights on your dash that might come on or dimming lights as this can be an indication that your battery is weak.

Cover the hood of your car in the winter. This can help keep your battery and other components warm so that…

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Why You Should Regularly Inspect an Air Filter

At Kurt Johnson Auto Sales, we want you to get the most from your vehicle. Therefore, we want to express just how important it is to replace your car's air filter on a regular basis. Generally speaking, a clean air filter means a clean vehicle to take to work, school or other events in DuBois.

A clogged air filter may expel dust, pollen or pet dander back into the air that you and your children breathe. It can also cause the engine to work harder, which can result in lower fuel efficiency. Ideally, you will inspect the air filter…

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Refinancing vs. Trading in a Vehicle

Have you steadily been making payments on your vehicle, but the payments have become too much? With every payment, you add a little bit of equity and with a lot of equity, you can typically refinance or trade in your vehicle to lower payments if you are having trouble with the monthly cost. Refinancing your vehicle or trading in your car are great options if you are falling behind and in fear of repossession. Before you consider either option, you should calculate the value of your car and how much you have paid into the vehicle. 

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What Makes an Excellent First Vehicle?

Your teen has just completed driver training and you're thinking about getting them a car. What is the best vehicle for an inexperienced driver? It often comes down to safety.

While teens may want something with more pep and excitement, their first car should be something with a solid build and plenty of safety features. An SUV or even a pickup truck will have the tough construction to survive a fender-bender and most usually possess features like electronic stability control, which will keep your teen safe on slippery roads or sharp turns. 

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Info With a Side of Entertainment: Understanding the Infotainment System

There are times within the English language that no single word can accurately describe a specific object, resulting in the invention of a new word. "Infotainment" is just such a word. This word describes the central screen in a vehicle that displays traffic, weather, entertainment, and other information to the driver. If your next vehicle is equipped with one, you'll likely find it to be quite useful.

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