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Understanding Proper Tire Alignment

Having a car with tires that are properly aligned is critical for your vehicle. A poorly aligned vehicle can shake at speed and cause your tires to wear unevenly. This can decrease the lifetime of your tires and cause dangerous situations. Kokomo Auto World can explain the benefits of getting regular alignments for the vehicle that you drive around Kokomo, IN.

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A Tire Rotation Can Enhance Braking

A braking system can't function efficiently if the tires on an automobile can't generate proper traction. One of the biggest problems that can decrease traction is wear because it destroys the treads on a tire. To reduce tread damage, friction must generate evenly, and you can get these results consistently after rotating your tires.

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Ignition Warning Signs

Your vehicle's ignition is an important part of your automobile. Ignoring common warning signs could leave you stranded on the side of the road or stuck in your driveway on a workday. Learn the most common signs of a failing ignition system so that you can be prepared for potential issues.

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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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