Archive for the ‘Service’ Category

Here’s Why Your Vehicle Isn’t Starting

Friday, October 23rd, 2020
Mechanic working under vehicle hood

Why Won’t My Kia Vehicle Start? 

If you’ve just hopped behind the wheel of your Kia vehicle and are wondering why your vehicle’s ignition just won’t crank, then this guide is here to help. There can be a broad range of reasons why your vehicle isn’t starting, and this guide will go over some of the most common reasons why your car is failing to turn on. So, take a deep breath, put the key down, and keep reading to see what’s keeping your Kia Seltos from starting.  


When Does My Kia Sorento Need a Transmission Fluid Change?

Thursday, October 8th, 2020
Mechanic working under vehicle hood

Kia Service and Maintenance Intervals Schedule

As car owners, we are used to bringing in our Kia vehicles for routine oil changes and scheduled maintenance. Aside from our regular oil changes, it can be hard at times to keep track of when we need certain services done on our vehicles. If you’ve been asking yourself “When does my Kia Sorento need a transmission fluid change?” then this guide is for you.


2021 Kia Seltos Offers Range of Add-Ons and Accessories

Friday, September 11th, 2020
Yellow 2021 Kia Seltos at sunset

What OEM Add-Ons Are Available for the 2021 Kia Seltos? 

The confidence-inspiring 2021 Kia Seltos compact SUV offers off-road-ready power and big city style. Shoppers all around Tampa Bay and New Port Richey have fallen in love with the Seltos and its five-trim lineup – LX, S, EX, S Turbo, and SX Turbo. Those looking to personalize their Seltos or add on additional features may be wondering what OEM add-ons are available for the 2021 Kia Seltos. This guide is here to help.  


Auto School: When Should I Check my Coolant Levels?

Friday, August 21st, 2020
Engine coolant pressure light turned on

Why Does My Coolant Light Come on When I Start My Car? 

Any time your dashboard warning lights pop on it can be unsettling – even ones that you see every day. If your coolant light is popping on each time you get behind the wheel, you might be wondering when and if you should check your vehicle’s coolant levels. This edition of Friendly Kia’s Auto School is going to go over the coolant system in your vehicle to help you better understand what’s going on below the hood.  


Can I Drive on a Bent Rim?

Thursday, August 20th, 2020
Closeup of vehicle wheel

Five Car Repairs You Can’t Put Off 

Bent rims happen suddenly and sometimes we don’t even notice we have one until we look closely at our vehicles. Getting a bent rim is actually quite a bit easier than one would expect – all it takes is hitting the right curb or pothole and your rim will go from a perfect circle to bent out of shape. But can you drive on a bent rim? 


When Does My Sorento Need Maintenance?

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020
Muddy 2020 Kia Sorento

2020 Kia Sorento Maintenance Schedule 

Sticking to a routine automotive maintenance schedule can help keep your vehicle running as good as the day you drove it off the Friendly Kia lot. If you’ve recently purchased a new 2020 Kia Sorento and are curious to know how often it will need maintenance, this guide is here to help. Sticking to this 2020 Kia Sorento maintenance schedule will keep your vehicle running as good as new around Tampa Bay.  


Friendly Kia Offers Fastest Automotive Service Around

Thursday, June 4th, 2020
Kia serviceman with "Friendly Kia Express Service" black text

Tampa Bay Express Automotive Service 

The need for automotive service can come up at some of the most inconvenient times and often drivers put off routine maintenance because they just don’t have time to get into the shop. The team at Friendly Kia understands that not everyone wants to wait around at the automotive shop for hours on end. That’s why we offer Express Automotive Service to help keep Tampa Bay drivers on the road.