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Connecting for a Battery Charge

Before making the decision to get a new battery for your car, you need to determine whether it just needs a jump or not. In order to jump start your car, you're going to need another vehicle with a healthy battery or a portable charger with cables. Make sure you connect the cables to the terminals in the proper manner before starting either car.

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Busting the Motor Oil Myths

If you've owned a vehicle long enough, you've no doubt heard myths about your motor oil. These myths often come from outdated information that has changed over time as both cars and motor oil have advanced. Here are some common myths that we at Kokomo Auto World in Kokomo, IN want to debunk for you.

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Clean Your Car's Engine with a Little Effort

A car's engine gets dirty quickly, and this problem isn't inherent only to the inside. Dirt and grime can collect on the exterior of an engine. Don't expect any of the dirt to go away on its own. You'll need to pop the hood, remove some covers, cover a few electrical components, and go to work cleaning a cold engine.

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Explore Spring Car Care Tips in Kokomo, IN

At Kokomo Auto World, our goal is to make sure your vehicle is always running properly. There are some car care tips to follow during the spring to help with the overall performance.

One of the first things you will want to do is read the owner's manual to find out about the recommended service schedule. 

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Summer Tires Versus All Season Tires

Choosing between summer tires and all-season tires can be a big decision. You want tires that will perform well and still last a while, but which ones are better? At Kokomo Auto World, we want you to have all the facts on these tires so you can make an informed decision. Pay us a visit and speak to one of our trained professionals.

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Avoiding A Blowout On The Road

One of the signs that something could be wrong with your car is a noticeable vibration in your steering wheel. Although this could be because of a wheel bearing, it could also be the first sign of a tire blowout. Even though you might try to avoid this issue in Kokomo, you could still find yourself on the side of the road changing a tire.

While you're driving, try to avoid objects that are on the road, especially those that look like they are made of metal. You also want to avoid driving over potholes and other bumpy surfaces…

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Washing A Car: It Matters

When was the last time you had your vehicle washed? That may be a question that you are not easily able to draw the answer back on in your mind. It is difficult to figure out sometimes because we don’t think of it as something that is super proactive in our lives even though it certainly is.

Washing a vehicle means that you are protecting it from the dirt and dust that can collect on it so easily. You may choose to wash your car by hand or by using an automatic car wash, but you just need to…

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