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Do Not Suffocate Your Engine With A Dirty Air Filter


A car's engine needs to breathe. In order to function properly, your vehicle needs a steady and large amount of air brought in from the outside and used to help fire the pistons. However, this air can be dirty and full of particulates, so it is first passed through the engine air filter. If this filter is clogged, it will reduce airflow and starve your engine of the oxygen it needs to run properly. We can replace and check your air filter at Dolan KIA in Reno to make sure this isn't happening.

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Move Over Laws Boost Safety

Move over laws are in place to keep roadside employees safe and secure. They're in place to keep drivers and passengers’ safe as well. If you want to be a responsible and caring individual behind the wheel, then you need to be in the loop about any and all move over laws that apply to you.

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What is Horsepower?

Most car enthusiasts are familiar with the term horsepower; a unit of measurement of power that denotes the output of power derived from the vehicle’s engine. However, many car enthusiasts are not familiar with the term’s origin.

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4 Reasons To Change Your Wiper Blades For Winter

There are a lot of important pieces of your vehicle. Your brakes, headlights, and tires. But have you considered the importance of windshield wipers before? Now that winter is almost here you should know that the wipers you currently have on your windshield will simply not do for winter.Here are 4 important reasons why it is important to get yourself a pair of new windshield wipers for winter.

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Fluids to Maintain in Your Vehicle

Motorized vehicles have many components that maintain regular operation. Without any of them, outside of unnecessary functions like air conditioning, your vehicles wouldn’t function. Let’s look deeper into some of these all-important fluids.

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Safety Tips for Driving Around Christmastime

It’s that time again when everyone will be rushing to get their Christmas shopping done, but not paying enough attention to how they’re driving, which is how a lot of accidents occur around this time of year. To help prevent this from happening, we here at Dolan Kia would like to give you some safe driving tips.

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Know Your Car's Language: What Your Dashboard Warning Lights Mean


Your car is your life source, and you must be in touch with its needs. Listening to how your car runs and keeping maintenance schedules are how you preserve your cars life. The dashboard warning lights are your vehicle's cry for help. It is important to stay in touch with the meaning of each light when it sounds off.

Warning lights cover a myriad of issues and send alerts directing you into the vehicle's area of immediate attention. If there is a fault in the vehicle's Anti-Lock Brake System, a light will come on indicating a detected…
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Tire Rotations Can Give You More Convenience


Tire rotation sessions are critical for vehicle owners who are 100 percent serious about keeping potential issues out of their lives. If you want to avoid the need for expensive tire replacement, routine tire rotation is smart. If you want to avoid tire wear that's far from consistent, regular tire rotation is just as intelligent. Tire rotation can also be terrific for people who want to do anything in their power to maximize car performance. A car that performs well is definitely a wonderful thought.

​Are you searching for professional tire rotation service in the area? 
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Comparing Winter Tires to All-Season Tires

You may not think purchasing tires is very complicated, however there are some things you ought to know. For instance, did you know about the different types of tires? You read that correctly. For the purposes of this blog, we can talk about winter tires versus all-season ones.

Winter tires are critical if you live in or travel to colder climates, where snow and ice are routinely represented on the roadways. Winter tires are different than all-season tires.

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