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Spare Tires

You may keep in touch with us here at Reed Buick GMC regularly regarding routine maintenance and vehicle inspections and part of these inspections is making sure that your tires are in good shape and the tread is at a safe level. Unfortunately, accidents do happen and you may get a flat tire even if your tires were in good shape. L

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Common Myths About Motor Oil

There are some myths out there concerning motor oil, and you might be believing those myths and letting them affect your life. It is important for you to know the truth.

You might have heard that you have to change your motor oil every 3,000 miles, no matter what. You might have also heard that you need to change your oil before you can head off on a trip of any kind. 

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How Much Air Pressure Do Your Tires Need?

Your car's tires need to be maintained at the right level of air pressure in order to perform safely and effectively. When the tires are under-inflated, they cause extra friction. That extra friction wears through the treads and causes poor fuel economy.

When it comes to tire pressure, there is too much of a good thing. When your car's tires are over-inflated, only a thin strip of the rubber in the center of the tire comes into contact with the road. On a wet road, you tire could lose traction or experience a dangerous tire blowout.

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Powertrain Warranty vs. Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty: Which Should I Choose?

Warranties bring peace of mind to the car buying experience. The typical warranties offered are powertrain and bumper-to-bumper. Bumper-to-bumper warranties usually last three years. Powertrain warranties typically last 5 to 10 years. It's important to understand the difference between these warranties when purchasing a car in Kansas City, MO.

Powertrain warranties cover driveshaft, engine, transmission, constant velocity joints, and other components of the propulsion system. These warranties are offered independently or as an extension of existing warranties.

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Why are Slow Down and Move Over Laws Important?

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Many people do not know about Slow Down and Move Over laws. All 50 states have them, but the awareness of these laws is extremely low. But not knowing about them is not going to stop a police officer from giving you a fine.

These laws were put in place to help protect the people working on the side of or on the roads. More than 200 roadside workers die every single year due to people not knowing or ignoring the Slow Down and Move Over laws and over 150 police officers have lost their lives since 1997.

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All-Wheel-Drive or Four-Wheel-Drive: Which One is Best for You?

It may seem like the same thing, but there is a difference between all-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive vehicles. If you're currently driving a two-wheel-drive vehicle and are considering purchasing a 4WD or AWD car or truck, then visit Reed Buick GMC in Kansas City, MO, and one of our friendly and knowledgeable sales associates will help you make the best choice for your needs.

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Get the Right Wiper Blades for the Job

You always want to use the right tools for the job, and you also want to use the right wipers for the season and weather conditions. If you use your wiper blades in the winter chances are that you will be throwing them out at the end of the season if not sooner. Winter is pretty hard on wipers and if you don't use the proper wipers for the job they will not last.

Winter wiper blades are very flexible, durable, and can also withstand the cold temperatures of winter. Summer ones are great in the summer but not…

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Defining Dashboard Warning Lights and Their Meaning

To flag up mechanical issues, cars are installed with several warning lights. Car malfunctions tend to worsen when not detected early. We at Reed Buick GMC in Kansas City pride ourselves in offering timely solutions using a team of registered technicians. Below are some of the key warnings, meaning, and remedy.

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Why Ensuring You Have Good Headlights is Important

Now that the winter months are settling in, it is time for all of us who either own or lease a vehicle to make sure that many things get their due maintenance and chief among them are your vehicle's headlight bulbs and lenses. Not just cold and snow come with winter, but also shorter days. More hours of darkness make having proper headlights and lenses very important.

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