Archive for the ‘Service’ Category

What Are the Steps to Changing a Car Tire?

Monday, March 16th, 2020
Closeup of car flat tire

How to Change a Flat Tire

There are situations in life that are difficult to avoid, and one of them is getting a flat tire while on the road. Since this situation can happen at any moment without previous notice, knowing how to change a tire is an essential skill for any driver.  We all rely to much on our cell phones when a roadside emergency occurs, but the truth is they can’t always solve the problem. Just imagine running out of battery or being out range as a few examples. Luckily, replacing a tire isn’t all that hard, you just need the proper tools and a bit of patience. Watch the video demonstration below made by Bridgestone to learn how to change a flat tire in a few easy steps.


Can I reposition my Kia headlights?

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
Car driving at night with bright headlights

If you start to notice that your headlights are not positioned correctly to provide a clear view of the road at night and are instead illuminating the side of the road or the tops of other cars your headlights have come out of alignment. This is common and happens over time for a variety of reasons including too much weight in the back of the vehicle or an accident that nudged the headlights out of place. The good news is that most people can re-adjust their headlights at home with the right tools and information. Learn more about how to align and adjust your Kia headlights at home below. (more…)

What are the top 6 reasons why my vehicle isn’t starting?

Monday, September 24th, 2018

Is your car not starting? Don’t panic yet. Here are the top 6 reasons why your vehicle won’t start. (more…)

When should I take my car in for vehicle maintenance?

Friday, July 27th, 2018
mechanic holding clipboard over engine of car

It’s good to take your car in for maintenance regularly, especially with all of the wear and tear that comes with driving in a city. If you actually want a specific time frame, then it’s best to check in the owner’s manual of your car, where it should be listed. In general, people usually take their car in every 12-15K miles. Of course, if you think something is wrong with your car, then you should take it in, even if it isn’t near the time you would usually do so. (more…)

Common oil changes myths – busted!

Sunday, February 25th, 2018
Oil being poured through a funnel with the words oil change myths

Can you replace conventional oil with synthetic?

The Moritz Kia Service Department team here. Every day we hear about a wide variety of automotive myths. Today, we want to set the record straight. Maybe one of the most commonly misunderstood automotive products is engine oil. There are so many myths and misconceptions about this product!

One of the most common myths we hear is that conventional oil can’t be replaced with synthetic. This simply isn’t true. There is no harm in changing from conventional oil, in fact, the American Automobile Association recommends it. Now, if you have a vehicle that requires synthetic oil, then it’s important to use only that type of product. (more…)

Kia Oil Change Intervals: How Long Should You Go Between Each Oil Change?

Friday, July 21st, 2017
How Often Should You Change the Oil In Your Kia?

How Often Should You Change the Oil In Your Kia?

These days, there aren’t many maintenance services you need to have done to your vehicle on a regular basis, but one that your vehicle does need from time-to-time is an oil change. The question is, how often should you be changing the oil? If you drive a Kia, we may be able to help with that.


How Much Fuel is Left When the Low Fuel Light Comes On?

Monday, June 12th, 2017
Close Up of 2017 Kia Optima Speedometer and Fuel Gauge

How Far Can You Drive Your Kia Optima with the Low Fuel Light On?

Chances are – you are no stranger to the low fuel warning light in your 2017 Kia Optima. It always seems that the low fuel warning light comes to life at the most inconvenient time. A time when you are running late for work and wonder if you have what it takes to make it all the way to your destination without a quick stop at the gas station. If you have ever asked – how far can you drive your Kia Optima with the low fuel light on – you have come to the right place. Take a look at how you can determine how much fuel is left when the low fuel light comes on in your Kia model. (more…)