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A Look Inside Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirrors

Nighttime raises driving's difficulty level. Importantly, at Nashua Kia in Nashua, NH, our auto lineup includes features that decrease night driving's hazards. Let's talk about one of those features now.

Electrochromic, or auto-dimming, rearview mirrors improve your night-driving safety. 

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Handling the Steer

Whether you intend to or not, there will likely be a time when you enter a slide. The way that you handle the slide is sometimes called oversteer or understeer. When you're turning your car and it seems like it still wants to go straight on the road, you're understeering. On the other hand, oversteering is when the back of the car wants to spin around so that it gets ahead of the headlights.

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If You're a Dog Lover, Invest in a Dog-Friendly Vehicle

If you're in the market for a brand-new vehicle, there are many vehicle options that will serve you well if you happen to be a dog lover. Some vehicles even have special pet-friendly features worked right in like water bowls, stowable ramps, and kennels. You may just want to invest in a vehicle that is known for its overall durability. 

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History of Entertainment in Vehicles

Entertainment inside of vehicles has been a very interesting affair. For one thing, they have slowly advanced for drivers and passengers. When the radio has been entered into the vehicles, this has been considered good enough for people. Video in vehicles has come very late in the game because it was probably considered good enough to just have a radio.

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What is a Timing Belt?

The engine of your car is a fine-tuned instrument. Internally, parts act quickly with precision timing that involves less time than it takes to think open” or “close.” Interestingly enough, these instructions are the orders that the timing belt issues to the internal parts of your engine—namely the piston and the valves.

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Two Dangerous Fuel System Warning Signs

Fuel pump problems can cause serious problems for your car, so it's important to watch for warning signs. If you're able to catch a faulty fuel pump issue early, you can often save a lot of money in auto repairs.

Your fuel pressure gauge is an easy way to check if you have a faulty fuel pump. 

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How to Test Your Car's Battery

If you have a poorly functioning battery, you could find yourself stranded before you know it. That is why we here at Nashua Kia of Nashua, NH want to make absolutely sure you know how to test your car battery.

Start by hooking a voltmeter up to the proper positive and negative battery terminals once the car is completely turned off. 

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Being Helpful in a Collision

There is so much you can do when you are in a collision. However, it depends on the nature of the accident. It is always best to look first before deciding to do something. While accidents are often chaotic, you can keep yourself calm so that the process can go smoothly.

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Important Car Seat Information to Keep Your Child Safe

When you drive with your children in the vehicle, you are transporting precious cargo, which is why it is vital to make certain that your child's car seat is properly installed. Our team at Nashua KIA in Nashua, NH want to help you keep your child safe. We have summarized some car seat safety tips below.

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Dash Cams Can Save Money and Time

It seems like every new electronic device we get has a camera installed, so why not in our vehicles as well? This is where we introduce the dash cam, a dash-mounted camera that captures most things surrounding your vehicle. Dash cams are more than just a luxury; they’re almost a necessity today and can actually save you time and money.

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