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Spotting the Differences Between Winter Tires and All-Season Tires

With winter quickly approaching, it's a good idea to assess that condition of your tires. If you determine that it's time for a new set, you might want to contemplate the differences between winter tires and all-season tires. This will ensure you're making the best decision for your safety.

Winter tires are designed in such a way that they provide extra grip on the road. When there is ice, snow or slush on the road service, it can be...

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How to Correct a Slide on Icy Roads

Suppose you find yourself driving down a busy street at a moderate 45 mph speed. You hit a patch of black ice just right and your vehicle takes on a mind of its own. What should you do?

Understanding What Causes a Vehicle to Slide

It is very common to assume that oil, water and ice are the sole cause of a sliding vehicle; however, much more goes into understanding the physics of exactly how the chain of events starts. It's a domino affect that would take an entire semester to understand. The basic cause of a sliding vehicle…
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What are the Most Common Types of Gasket?

Your vehicle's engine is full of gaskets. They are what the manufacturer uses to seal off important sections of the engine from other sections. There are five major gaskets in your engine, and they all have a unique purpose.

 

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Extreme Weather Could Damage Your Car Battery: Don't Let It Happen

You have to be proactive to save the life of your car battery. It is up to you to remember to keep it away from extreme temperatures that could easily cause it to freeze up or get too hot.

Getting Too Hot

Leaving a car battery out in temperatures that are too extreme on the warm side leaves you vulnerable to the very real possibility that you could have a battery that ends up getting corroded. The chemicals within the battery can start to react too quickly to the heat, and that can lead to great damage that ultimately results…
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What are Recalls?

Are you waiting on a car recall notice in the mail? The recall letter is always issued to the car owner’s last address, but in some cases, you may not receive a letter. You can always check the NHTSA recalls site for the most up-to-date list of make and models affected by recalls. So, what does a recall mean for your vehicle?

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Smart Safety Features Characterize the Genesis G70

Are you looking for a luxury compact car that is different from the norm? If so, the Genesis G70 will meet your dreams. This new luxury vehicle, available at Genesis of West Knoxville has a long list of safety features that we think our customers will love. Here are some of our favorites.

Keeping the driver and all passengers safe is important to Genesis and it shows in the design of the G70. Of course, you'll enjoy standard features such as forward collision safety warning with pedestrian detection and blind-spot collision warnings. That's just the beginning of safety…

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Auto-Dimming Rear-View Mirrors: When it Came Out

The auto-dimming rear-view mirrors have become a common feature of the vehicles that are driven around. However, you are probably wondering when they have first been developed. As with many features of motor vehicles we enjoy, the auto-dimming rear-view mirrors are actually quite recent in the history of the automotive industry.

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Cleaning Your Car Doesn't Have to Take Forever

At Genesis of West Knoxville, we understand that you don't always have time to clean up your car. However, if it has gotten too messy for your taste, there are many ways to get rid of the mess fast. First, be sure to store a vacuum, disposable wipes, and a cloth in your car to get rid of crumbs, dust, and other debris.

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What to Do In an Accident

There are a lot of emergencies that you are vulnerable to in a vehicle. An accident is one of the emergencies you are going to face on the road. There is a procedure when it comes to accidents that you should follow. This will make sure everything goes a lot more smoothly.

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Practical Times to Service an Ignition System

Most cars will display signs when important ignition components have problems. This guide highlights two signs that mean that an ignition needs to be repaired.

After an ignition switch is used dozens of times, its interior parts will begin to generate a grinding sound. 

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