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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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What is Car Wax?

Kurt Johnson Auto Sales of DuBois, PA wants to make sure that you are as informed as possible about how to care for your car and extend its useful life. That is why we felt it necessary to give you a quick overview of car waxing.

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It’s Time to Do Your Routine Spring Maintenance with Kurt Johnson Auto Sales & Service

It looks like spring is finally here. Punxsutawney, PA residents are surely noticing that the days are getting longer and there is more sunlight to get things done outside in the evening. Some of you have even brought out the lighter spring jackets and clothing. There are signs all around us that the winter is over and with those signs comes another thought: it’s time for my routine spring maintenance. Kurt Johnson Auto Sales & Service, located at 27 N Franklin St in Dubois, PA, is a great place to get all your spring season service done.

 

 

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Come See the Award-Winning Kurt Johnson Auto Sales & Service Team for All Your Automotive Needs!

Kurt Johnson Auto Sales & Service, located at 27 N Franklin St, in Dubois, PA, believes in a commitment to excellence. This is especially true when it comes to taking care of our customers. Our dealership knows that our customers are the reason we do what we do, and without them, we wouldn’t be here. You will be treated like family, whether this is the first time you’ve walked through our doors or you have been a valued repeat customer. 

 

 

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The KJ Way Brings Great Pre-Owned Benefits to DuBois Customers

When you decide to purchase a pre-owned car, truck or SUV, you're already expecting the benefit of spending less than you would if that same model was fresh off the assembly line. Spending less and remaining under your maximum spending cap is arguably the most significant perk from buying a used vehicle. However, when you make this purchase at Kurt Johnson Auto Sales, you'll entertain a handful of extra benefits from The KJ Way - an exclusive program offered only in DuBois, PA

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