Automotive Parts Shortage Impact

September 16th, 2021 by
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The automotive parts shortage impact on Kia Country of Charleston’s service and maintenance cuts deep.  Service & Parts Director, Mitch Jones said, “I’ve never seen anything like it in 30+ years in this business.” The shortages started about six months into the pandemic and have affected both foreign and domestic parts. It has affected everything…

Chips, Dings, and Dents

June 1st, 2021 by
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Chips, dings, and dents are an inevitable part of car ownership. Cars are expensive and finding a blemish of any kind is frustrating. You can prevent damage to a degree and easily remedy. First, let’s differentiate between chips, dings, and dents. The primary difference is size. Rock chips are the most common cause of damage…

Consequences of Not Driving

May 25th, 2021 by
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Many people do not realize that there are negative consequences of not driving. With COVID, people worked from home and restricted their activity which meant cars sat cars idle. This is not ideal for your vehicle. Driving your vehicle keeps moving components properly lubricated and your battery charged. A vehicle that is not driven for…

Brake Fluid 101

January 11th, 2021 by
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It’s Brake Fluid 101–all you need to know to protect your brakes. Changing brake fluid is a service that is seldom requested by customers or seldom offered by us. It is an often-neglected maintenance item. Most shops inspect brake fluid level and top off as needed. At Kia Country, we not only check the fluid…

Major Mileage Service

December 8th, 2020 by
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Kia recommends major mileage service at 30, 60 and 100 miles. Kia Country is offering 10% off major mileage service during the month of December. There are several reasons why these services are important and it is even more important to have them performed by an authorized Kia dealer. First, no one knows your Kia…

Service & Parts Management Team

November 17th, 2020 by
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November is Customer Appreciation Month for our Service & Parts team and we thought you might enjoy getting to know Kia Country’s Service & Parts Management team better. Mitch Jones, Service & Parts Director and E.G. Dambaugh, Service & Quality Control Manager provide reliable leadership. No two days are alike and the experience and knowledge…

Meet the Team: Service Consultants

November 12th, 2020 by
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Periodically, we publish Meet the Team blog posts to help our customers get to know us better. Kia Service Consultants, Chelsea Rowlands, Tim Cooley and Craig Bellamy hold one of our most important role. They are Kia Trained and Certified Experts who will help you manage maintenance, service and cost of ownership. Our Service Advisors…

Do You Need Brake Service?

October 14th, 2020 by
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Do you need brake service? Do you know how you would know if you do? During Car Care Month, we wanted to review brakes basics. Let’s face it, properly functioning brakes are critically important to your personal safety. First, brake pads sit on each side of the rotor. When you apply the brakes, the pads…

Pothole Dangers

October 1st, 2020 by
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Pothole dangers–The Charleston area is notorious them. The American Automobile Association (AAA) estimates that there are $3B in annual damages from potholes and that they cost drivers an average of $300 per year. Potholes can cause damage to your vehicle including but not limited to: Tire and rim damage Loss of control Uneven tire wear…

Hurricane Preparedness

September 8th, 2020 by
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With two storms brewing in the Atlantic, it seems like a good time to revisit hurricane preparedness. You do not want to wait for an evacuation order before you get ready. First, you want to make certain that your vehicle is properly serviced. Inevitably, people start calling to schedule service just before a storm and…

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