Have a Game Plan For Fall Service

With fall quickly approaching, it is important to have your vehicle ready for the chilly temperatures ahead. Although it does not snow or get too terribly cold here in South Louisiana, you still need to have your car service and ready for the fall weather that will soon be upon us! All Star Kia of Baton Rouge has compiled a few tips and recommendations in order to get your vehicle in tip-top shape before the season changes!

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  • Check you Battery

If your battery has removable caps, make sure that all cells are filled with distilled water. Keep all battery terminals and cable ends clean. When jump-starting, never connect the jumper cables’ ground clamp to the dead battery’s negative post. Instead, use an engine-mounted bracket as the grounding location. In colder weather, this can keep a frozen battery from exploding.

  • Body

Waxing, particularly with a carnauba-based product, will help the paint withstand road salt and other foul-weather grime. Lubricate door hinges with silicone spray so they won’t squeak when the weather changes. Spraying the locks and weatherstripping will help keep doors and trunks from freezing shut!

  • Tires

Air condenses in cooler weather, and we’re all well-educated now on the hazards of under inflated tires. Keep tires inflated to the manufacturer’s recommendation on the sticker found in the glove box or on the doorjamb. Check the condition/inflation of your spare tire for safety!

These are just a few things All Star Kia of Baton Rouge suggests you check before the fall season rolls around! Taking care of your vehicle and routinely getting it serviced will ensure your vehicle will last a lot longer! Make sure to schedule your service appointment, and view all of our Service Specials! 

All Star Kia of Baton Rouge is a proud member of the All Star Automotive Group, and carries the Kia line of products; which are some of the most reliable and dependable vehicles in the world. We serve the Baton Rouge and New Orleans areas as well as Denham Springs, Walker, Addis, Central, Baker, Prairieville, Gonzales, Hammond, Port Allen, Plaquemine, White Castle and Lafayette. If you are in the market for a Kia, come by our Dealership at 5740 Siegen Lane in Baton Rouge and experience Sales, Parts and Service that is really All Star!

Let our team at All Star Kia of Baton Rouge help you find just what you are looking for! We have a large selection of new and used vehicles to choose from. There is something for everyone. Click here to see our inventory!

Our staff is qualified and able to assist you with any vehicle needs, concerns or questions you might have. We assure you that you will not be disappointed in our team! Come on over to All Star Kia of Baton Rouge to receive All-Star service!

When should you replace your vehicle’s air filter?

Air Filter

When the airflow in your vehicle is significantly blocked, it’s time to replace your vehicle’s air filter. A clogged filter results in lousy fuel economy and subpar performance. It’s crucial to replace your air filter before it completely compromises airflow, but it’s also beneficial to have a slightly dirty air filter to block out tiny particles. So, if you’re wondering how often you should change your air filter or when to change your air filter, All Star Kia of Baton Rouge is here with the answers!

Every vehicle’s maintenance schedule is different, but on average, Kia suggests your vehicle’s air filter should be changed every 15,000-20,000 miles. Every vehicle is different and some can go longer than others, but you also need to take into consideration how much you’re driving, and what your driving conditions are. If you’re driving on the highway every day for work or school, then your vehicle’s air filter won’t have to be replaced until you hit 20,000. But if you’re driving on dirt roads and gravel, then you will probably need to replace your vehicle’s air filter before the 20,000 mile mark. If you’re still unsure about when you should replace your vehicle’s air filter, you can schedule a maintenance appointment and have one of our highly trained technicians take a look at it!

You can schedule a service appointment online 24/7 here.

All Star Kia of Baton Rouge is a proud member of the All Star Automotive Group, and carries the Kia line of products; which are some of the most reliable and dependable vehicles in the world. We serve the Baton Rouge and New Orleans areas as well as Denham Springs, Walker, Addis, Central, Baker, Prairieville, Gonzales, Hammond, Port Allen, Plaquemine, White Castle and Lafayette. If you are in the market for a Kia, come by our Dealership at 5740 Siegen Lane in Baton Rouge and experience Sales, Parts and Service that is really All Star!

Let our team at All Star Kia of Baton Rouge help you find just what you are looking for! We have a large selection of new and used vehicles to choose from. There is something for everyone. Click here to see our inventory!

Our staff is qualified and able to assist you with any vehicle needs, concerns or questions you might have. We assure you that you will not be disappointed in our team! Come on over to All Star Kia of Baton Rouge to receive All-Star service!

Holiday Service Offer from All Star Kia of Baton Rouge!

BR Food Bank - Holiday Service Offer

Each year, there are hundreds of people in our community that are in need of food to get through the winter season. All Star Kia has partnered with the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank to help fight hunger right here in our community. The Baton Rouge Food Bank’s mission is to feed the hungry in Baton Rouge and the surrounding parishes by providing food and educational outreach through faith-based and other community partners. What is a Food Bank? A food bank is a nonprofit organization which solicits, procures, inventories and warehouses donated food and other products. This food is then distributed to a variety of community agencies such as pantries, meal sites, homes, shelters and soup kitchens which serve the people in need. Every item of food matters.

Now through January 31st, 2016, our Service Department is offering 10% off your service if you bring in any non-perishable item into the BR Food Bank barrels that are located in our Service Department. Together we get play a part in helping to feed Baton Rouge and surrounding areas. We hope that we can not only take care of our customers but also make an impact on the community that we all live in.

For more information – ask your Service Advisor upon arrival to our dealership.

Need assistance in scheduling your next service appointment? At All Star, we make it convenient for you to schedule your service appointment – you can go online 24/7 by clicking here or call us at (855) 637-3078.

All Star Kia of Baton Rouge is a proud member of the All Star Automotive Group, and carries the Kia line of products; which are some of the most reliable and dependable vehicles in the world. We serve the Baton Rouge and New Orleans areas as well as Denham Springs, Walker, Addis, Central, Baker, Prairieville, Gonzales, Hammond, Port Allen, Plaquemine, White Castle and Lafayette. If you are in the market for a Kia, come by our Dealership at 5740 Siegen Lane in Baton Rouge and experience Sales, Parts and Service that is really All Star!

Let our team at All Star Kia of Baton Rouge help you find just what you are looking for! We have a large selection of new and used vehicles to choose from. There is something for everyone. Click here to see our inventory!

Our staff is qualified and able to assist you with any vehicle needs, concerns or questions you might have. We assure you that you will not be disappointed in our team! Come on over to All Star Kia of Baton Rouge to receive All-Star service!