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Do the Smart Thing And Keep Your Gas Tank Filled During the Winter


Most of us may not know that a full gas tank is a happy gas tank. There is an unfounded rumor that states that you will get better gas mileage if you keep your tank low on gas. That is completely bogus, and you should actually keep your tank as full as possible, especially during the cold winter months.

The lower the amount of fuel in your tank, the more air there is. Air holds moisture, and if that moisture condenses and freezes, it can cause a real problem. The fuel line that goes from your tank to the engine…
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AWD vs 4WD: Innovation meets excellence


Throughout the years, innovations in automobile technology have allowed drivers to reap the rewards from brilliant engineers. Two of the most helpful innovations that are now implemented in many vehicles is that of all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive technology.

For crossovers, passenger cars, and certain SUVs all-wheel drive technology allows drivers to have a smoother more reliable ride regardless of road conditions due to all four wheels being powered by the vehicle. Four-wheel drive technology allows truck and many SUV owners the ability to turn on...
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Why You Need Winter Wiper Blades


While your current wiper blades may have performed fine in the summer months, they are likely to suffer a decrease in performance once the weather gets colder. If your wiper blades start leaving streaks on your windshield, then you visibility on the road can be significantly impaired.

Are you concerned about your current wiper blades potentially causing problems once the temperature drops? There is a solution: replacing your current wiper blades with ones made specifically for winter weather conditions.

Winter wiper blades are made out of a special rubber that...
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Be Officially Prepared for Winter


If you are driving this winter and you don't have a bag of salt, sand, or litter in your vehicle, then you are not prepared. You need to keep a bag of either one or your vehicle to be officially ready. You never know when you will get stuck and will need to get some traction under your wheels.

Come see us here at Fred Beans Kia of Mechanicsburg so we can get your vehicle properly tuned up as well. Vehicle maintenance is very important.

Sand works very well and does not make a mess. It can be hard…
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