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Kia Service Center in New Port Richey, FL

Friendly Kia Offers Complimentary Shuttle Service and Loaner Vehicle Perks to Service Customers

Kia Service Center with Shuttle/Loaner Vehicles in New Port Richey, FL 

If you’re looking for a reliable hub for Kia service and sales in the Tampa Bay area, look no further than Friendly Kia. In this guide, we dive into the shuttle service and loaner vehicle perks available to service center customers at our dealership in New Port Richey, FL. 

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windshield chip repair in Tampa Bay

Friendly Kia Service Center Brings Affordable Maintenance to Tampa Bay Drivers

Kia Vehicle Windshield Repairs and Replacements New Port Richey, FL 

Your Kia’s windshield is made with a laminated safety glass that’s specially designed to provide greater security in the event of a crash. Still, even the strongest glass is prone to taking some damage from time to time. (Remember the Cybertruck fiasco?) Whether it’s a small crack or a total wreck, the service department here at Friendly Kia can help you see clearly with expert windshield repair and replacement services in New Port Richey, FL. 

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Why Should I Rotate My Tires?

Kia Tire Health, Rotations, and Replacements Tampa Bay FL 

Have you ever been at a vehicle service appointment for your Kia Soul and been asked if you’d like your tires rotated? If you have, you might have wondered why your vehicle’s tires need to be rotated in the first place. Below we are going over Kia tire health, rotations, and replacements to give you insight on why vehicle tire health is so important here in Tampa Bay, FL. Learn more in our guide from the Friendly Kia service team.  

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Skip the Trip and Change Your Car Battery Yourself with These Tips

How to Change a Car Battery Yourself 

There are few things worse than getting behind the wheel of your vehicle and finding that its battery has died. More often than not our vehicle’s battery dies at the most inconvenient of times, causing us to throw our fists in the air in frustration. Whether you can get your vehicle to jump or it’s dead to the point of no return, you’ll need a new battery as soon as possible.  

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Stress-Free Service Appointments at Friendly Kia

What Will Happen During My Kia Service Appointment? 

Whether you are gearing up for your very first Kia service appointment or it is your first time bringing your vehicle to the Friendly Kia service center, you might be feeling a little on edge wondering what will happen during the appointment. At Friendly Kia, we pride ourselves on providing stress-free service appointments and keeping our customers in the loop with everything going on with their Kia during its service.  

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Tire pressure warning on dashboard

Cooler Florida Weather is Tricking Your Kia’s TPMS Light

Why Does My Tire Light Keep Coming On? 

Here at the Friendly Kia service center we often get a lot of calls and visits once cooler Florida weather rolls in. Often, cool weather can trigger or trick your Kia vehicle tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) and flip the dashboard light on. Our team loves to help our Tampa Bay drivers with their Kia questions, so we thought we’d put together this guide to answer the question, “Why does my tire light keep coming on?” to help you solve your TPMS light issue at home.  

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Schedule Kia Vehicle Service and Repair with Friendly Kia

Automotive Service and Repair Near Clearwater FL 

Whether you’ve just purchased your new Kia Sorento or have had it for a few years, finding a reliable service center can help take some of the stress out of routine vehicle service and repair. Here at Friendly Kia our service team knows your Kia best, so your vehicle is always in the best hands here in Tampa. 

At the Friendly Kia service center near Clearwater, we can take care of all of your automotive service and repair needs, from routine maintenance to any major repair. When you schedule Kia vehicle service or repairs with Friendly Kia you can rest assured that your vehicle will be on its way back to like-new condition.  

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Why Is My Kia Soul Beeping?

Kia Beeping Noises Explained and Fixes  

Hearing a constant beeping noise is enough to drive any person crazy. Hearing a constant beeping noise in our vehicles is an entirely different kind of insanity. When we hear beeping in our vehicles our first thought is often that something is wrong, and while this is possible, it is not always the case. If your Kia vehicle is creating a constant beep while you drive, there are few explanations that may be the root of the issue.  

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Removing and Repairing a Nail in Your Kia Tire

How to Fix a Nail in a Tire 

Many things revolving around vehicles are unavailable and unpredictable. One lingering threat that surrounds our vehicles is stray nails looking for a tire to pop. No matter how conscious you are about where you drive or park your vehicle, you can almost guarantee that at some point in time you’ll find your Kia vehicle has a nail or screw stuck in the tire.  

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