What are Gaskets?

We here at Hatfield Hyundai want to help you understand how your vehicle works so that you can be better informed. Today let’s take a look at gaskets and how they work in your vehicle.

Gaskets form a seal between two surfaces of a part. This helps to prevent fluids and gases from escaping, and play a vital role in keeping your vehicle running. Most gaskets will be made of multi-layered steel or copper. 

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Reasons Why Your Tire Pressure Light May be Indicated

There are very few things more annoying while driving than having to deal with a light that just will not turn itself off. However, if the light that stays on is your tire pressure light, there could be many reasons why that is happening.

It is common to think that the reason your tire pressure light is on is because the tire pressure is low. Check your tire pressure. 

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The Importance of Regular Headlight Service

Our Hyundai service center here at Hatfield Hyundai is one of the best around, and there are many benefits to bringing your vehicle in whether you need an inspection, repairs or something simple addressed. Our staff is made up of some highly-trained professionals that are experts on all of the vehicles that we sell on our lot. If you suspect that you could possibly be seeing better on the road while you are driving if it weren't for your headlights, then it might be time for us to take a look at what is going on.

You may have…

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Understand Tire Size Nomenclature

Reading the sizing guide on your tire sidewalls can be a little bit confusing if you have never done it before. In fact, most of us don't ever bother to learn how to read it. If you need to buy tires, the person working at the tire shop usually runs out to check it for you anyway, so there isn't much need. But having as much information about your vehicle as you can is a good thing, so here is a quick breakdown of what those letters and numbers really mean. If you have a tire that reads…

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Discarding the Old 3,000-Mile Rule

When we get our first vehicles, tradition has it that we are to keep our tank at least half full and get our oil changed every 3,000 miles. While this may bring back fond memories, and you still need to get your oil changed, the old rule has been discarded. In modern times, vehicles have a specific number by the model as to the frequency of how often you need to change the oil. The average for all vehicles is around 5,000 miles. The development of more advanced oil, using synthetics, and more efficient engines are to attribute…

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Windshield Wiper Fluid: Best for the Winter

The reasons to get the water in your washer tank replaced with windshield wiper fluid may surprise you. If you wait until the temperature is freezing, you are going to be in for trouble. The water can also become stagnant over time, and that can breed bacteria that could affect the driver and passengers.

The windshield wiper fluid does have some antifreeze in it, so at lower temperatures you are still going to be able to use the wipers to clear away debris from the windshield. 

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Restyled Hyundai Tucson

If you are a person who thought that the Hyundai Tucson would not get better anytime soon, then you should think again because new 2017 Hyundai Tucson has arrived. It is the best that it has been before because of the following factors:

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Install Winter Windshield Wiper Blades for Better Visibility

Every day, there are so many of us drivers that take for granted one of the most important parts of our vehicles. We use them sometimes every day and when it comes time to upgrade or replace them, we shirk it and put it off and end up regretting it when we need them the most. That’s right – we are talking about windshield wiper blades.

Regular windshield wiper blades tend to be mostly made from rubber and designed to provide the driver with a clean windshield for a clear view while driving. 

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Are You Prepared to Drive This Winter?

If you ever get stuck in the snow, it can be very helpful to have sand, fresh cat litter, or salt to help you get out. These tools can help to give you the traction you need to get going again. The Hatfield Hyundai service team can help!

It doesn't really matter what you use, but sand is the most ideal since it won't rust your vehicle like salt will. 

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