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How Do Brake Pads Work?

Perhaps you've heard a high-pitched squeaking from your brakes as you engage them and have noticed a lot of black dust around your hubcaps, meaning they probably need replacing. Brake pads are an integral part of your car's braking system, and they require regular changing to keep you driving safely.

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Road Trip Games Get You Where You Need to Go

If you've ever been on a long road trip, you know how monotonous and tedious it can be. With the proper entertainment, though, those long miles from home will seem much shorter, and before you know it, you'll be at your destination. One great form of entertainment is to play road trip games with your family. These are a few of our favorite road trip games at Kokomo Auto World.

One fun game that really shows off those family bonds is "Entertainment Spelling Bee." This game is just like a regular spelling bee, except the words all come…

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Car Performance Depends on the Suspension System

An automotive suspension system is tuned specifically to optimize the performance of a compatible vehicle. Heavy-duty and light-duty pickup trucks are fitted with durable installations that resist heavy forces from towing and payload. Such tough vehicles are also equipped with shock absorbers that survive harsh impacts from rocks, gravel, and other hard surfaces.

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When Should You Test Your Car Battery?

There are times when you will want to test your car's battery. Typically, batteries only last two years, so it's a good idea to check your battery regularly.

There are analog and digital voltmeters on the market, but most experts say the digital is more accurate. You use it similar to jumper cables, connecting the red or positive test line of the voltmeter to the positive battery terminal. Then, connect the black or negative line to the negative battery terminal. 

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Information About Car Wax

Car wax can be useful in keeping vehicles looking brand new. Applying it is an easy step if you're someone who takes pride in how your car, truck, or SUV looks. If you'd like assistance with the task or guidance in choosing a product, we're always here at Kokomo Auto World in Kokomo, IN to help.

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Getting the Most Out of Your Test Drive

Today's vehicles have a lot of bells and whistles. Even if you're looking at a pre-owned car that's several years old, chances are it has many more features than our current vehicle. That's why it's more important than ever to test drive the vehicle you intend to buy. Here is how to get the most out of the experience.

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How to Charge a Dead Battery

If you've ever gone to start your vehicle in the morning only to find that it won't turn over because the battery is dead, it's a downright frustrating situation. Neighbors and friends may not be around for a jump start, but if you keep a battery charger on hand, you can try to get your battery operational on your own.

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A Few Reasons Why You Should Buy a Used Car

The crew at Kokomo Auto World are always looking for ways to help our customers to save money. Here are some things to consider about buying used vehicles as compared to a brand-new car.

Since the dealer is getting the used cars on the lot from trade-ins, they really have a lot in the way of wiggle room with price. 

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Road Trip Tips

Taking a road trip in the spring or summer is often an adventure. You can see things that you might not see during the winter as the days are longer, animals are wandering around, and plants are in bloom. There are a few safety tips to keep in mind while you're traveling so that your vehicle is maintained.

Examine your tire pressure. Make sure all tires are inflated and that there are no punctures or leaks that would cause a flat tire. Kokomo Auto World can check the pressure if you don't have the proper tools. 

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An Overview of Android Auto

Have you heard of Android Auto? It’s a car Bluetooth application that helps you stay hands-free with your phone while driving. You can keep your eyes on the road and your hands on the steering wheel using this handy app. It instantly connects to your car’s infotainment system, allowing you to access contacts, see messages, stream music, and so much more. Android Auto was unveiled in 2015 by Google, and ever since then, the company has been improving the software. 

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