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Set a Course for Adventure in the Hyundai Elantra

When you are in the market for a new vehicle, one option that you should definitely consider would be the Hyundai Elantra from Hyundai of Columbia. The Elantra is a midsize sedan that has been produced and sold for more than 25 years. The car has continued to be an extremely strong seller for Hyundai due to a range of different features that help it to attract a lot of different consumers.

One of the main reasons why people continue to buy the Hyundai Elantra on an annual basis is the great value that comes with it. 

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Why Your Car is Overheating

If you believe that your car is overheating, there are a couple of things that could be causing the problem. The most common reason that your car is having overheating problems is that there is something wrong with the coolant system. It's possible you are seeing a leak in that system. It's also possible there is some other kind of failure that isn't allowing that coolant to get into the engine.

 

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What to do if You Can’t Jumpstart Your Car

Dead batteries can mean getting stuck in a parking lot, on the road, or even in your driveway. One immediate solution, if you have another car nearby, is to jumpstart your car with another working vehicle.

Follow the directions and safety precautions carefully when connecting your jumper cables. If you think you’ve done everything correctly, but find that the dead car still does not turn over when you try to start it, you can double check your connections. 

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Have Your Differential Fluid Checked

It can seem like there's too many things a car owner must remember to have inspected. Some are common knowledge, like motor oil and tires, while others are not. Differential fluid is something many owners are not aware of, but it is important to have it checked periodically, especially in high-mileage vehicles, to prevent costly repairs.

What is differential fluid? It's the lubricant in your vehicle's differential gearbox that's found between the drive wheels. Four-wheel drive vehicles have two differentials, one for the front and rear wheels. 

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For a Smooth Ride, Check Your Suspension

As a car owner, you know that keeping up with routine maintenance is vital to the safety and longevity of your car. One system that needs routine maintenance is the suspension, but what is it and when does it need to be serviced? Below are some answers to your suspension questions:

  • Suspension - A car's suspension is responsible for absorbing the bumps and imperfections in the road to ensure that you have a comfortable ride. 
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When Your Exhaust System is Failing

If you are driving down the road and you can't pick up speed, you may have problems with your exhaust system. Air travels from your engine through the exhaust system and finally out your muffler. When the system is good, your car runs well. If there are problems with any part of your exhaust system, how your car runs will be affected.

When you have a hole in your muffler, you hear loud engine noises. 

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Seek Out Brake Service Before it is Too Late

Squeaky brakes do not necessarily have to be replaced, but there is a chance that they are in trouble and that they need help of some kind. If you notice that your vehicle is having issues when it comes to braking, you should get help from the Hyundai of Columbia service team before it is too late.

If the brakes in your car are not as efficient as they once were or if they make a noise of some kind when you use them, they need to be replaced. 

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Our Online Service Scheduler Was Made for You

You are busier than a lot of people, with your job and family taking up your time. We are here to serve busy people like you in the Columbia, TN area, and that is why we have an online service scheduling option in place.

When you go online to make an appointment via our online service scheduler, you will find that it is simple and easy for you to share what is going on with your car and what you would like to have taken place. When you use the program that was designed for people like you, you can…

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What Are Move Over Laws?

Every state the country has an ordinance or some kind of move over laws. These laws are put in place to protect the public but also to make sure that the first responders are able to do their jobs. Move over laws are laws that require a person who is driving to move over and yield to any first responders who are en route to a call or to a hospital. This means police cars, ambulances, and fire trucks. These laws also require drivers to make sure that they give first responders enough room to do their jobs if they…

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Importance of Tire Tread

One of the easiest things that you can be doing today to increase your safety on the roads is stopping for a minute every day to look at the wear of the tread on your car tires. Spotting trouble in your driveway can save you countless hours of trouble if the tires fail while you are driving at high speeds.

Bulges and cracks in the tire tread are a clear indication that something is very wrong with the tires. 

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