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How to Change a Flat Tire

There are few things worse than having a flat tire and being stranded on the side of the road. For this reason, it is important that you know how to change a flat tire yourself and have the right products and knowledge needed in the event help is unavailable.

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The Importance of Gaskets

Your vehicle has lots of gaskets that keep fluids inside and ensure proper function. Here at Genesis of Winston-Salem, we want you to understand how your vehicle works, so here is a quick rundown about gaskets that will help you to learn a bit more:

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Are Backup Cameras Replacing My Mirrors?

Change to anyone's driving habits can be a scary experience. When driving, we want to be as safe as possible, and ensuring that driving conditions are normal is a big part of that. If you've heard of backup cameras and are concerned with how they'll affect your driving habits, then worry no more - Genesis of Winston-Salem can help you out.

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Comfort And Quality From The Genesis G80

Let us take a moment to appreciate some of the comfort features that the Genesis G80 brings to the table. They have a number of features that help keep drivers comfortable as they move about their day. Consider the dual USB ports and Apple CarPlay compatibility features. Those two things alone are a big deal when it comes to allowing drivers to enjoy their vehicle like they never have before.

These vehicles have a leather upholstery on the seats that makes them very nice to sit on as you go about your day. Keeping yourself that comfortable while moving around…

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Learn the Difference Between Oversteer and Understeer

Here at Genesis of Winston-Salem, we have a goal to help drivers keep their vehicles in optimal condition with helpful automotive knowledge. Have you heard of oversteer and understeer? These terms refer to your vehicles driving dynamics, and both can happen in vehicles with front-wheel and rear-wheel drive. However, oversteer is more common in rear-wheel drive vehicles, and understeer is more commonly seen in front-wheel drive vehicles.

With oversteer, the rear loses grip and can cause the vehicle to fishtail or slide out....

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What Safety Features Come With the Genesis G90?

Has the Genesis G90 in Winston-Salem caught your attention? This is a new luxury midsize sedan here at Genesis of Winston-Salem that comes with an abundance of cutting-edge technologies, which include innovative safety features that offer outstanding protection.

Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go has an innovative front-mounted radar that monitors the distance between the G90 and vehicle ahead. This feature can automatically adjust the speed to help you maintain a safe driving distance and stay in sync with the flow of traffic.

 

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How Do Light-Dimming Mirrors Work?

We have all been through it. You're driving on a dark night and a big vehicle comes up behind you, shining its headlights in your rearview mirror. Suddenly, you can't see. With one flick of a switch on your rearview mirror, it's all okay again, but how does that work?

A process called electrochromism detects glare from a vehicle in back of yours. The photosensors on the back of the mirror detect the glare, which works with a sensitive gel embedded in the mirror to prompt the mirror surfaced to darken when you have the switch flipped…

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How Temperature Extremes Affect Your Battery

One of the best ways to keep your car reliably starting each morning is to take good care of your battery. Whether it's the cold temperatures of winter or the high heat of summer, your battery can pay a price when weather gets extreme.

At 32 degrees Fahrenheit, a weak battery can actually begin to freeze. If you've ever attempted to start your car on a cold winter morning, only to find the battery is dead, this is one of the reasons it might have refused to spark. Cold batteries also have a hard time holding a charge…
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Making a Winter Survival Kit for Your Car

Prepare your vehicle now for winter with a survival kit full of useful items in case you wind up stuck in deep snow or broken down and waiting for help to arrive in cold temperatures.

Always keep a battery powered cell phone charger in your car, along with spare batteries that will fit it and a flashlight. It’s useful to have quick fix items like duct tape, tire sealant, an electric tire pump and a set of tools on hand. For winter, you’ll want to add some non-perishable food items, jumper cables, a tow rope, water, a blanket…
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