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Take Care of Your Tire Tread for Continued Performance

You might have heard of the penny trick to check and see if your tires are too worn down. What this really involves is checking to make sure that you have at least 2/32 inches of depth on your tire tread at the appropriate points. Turn a penny so that Lincoln's head is facing upside down. Insert it between two ridges in your tire tread to see if the top of his head disappears. If it does, then you are likely safe to keep driving on that tire.

If you find that certain spots on your tires have…

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Should You Service Your Headlights?

If you are someone who is handy and likes to get your hands dirty, then you probably maintain a few different things on your vehicle yourself without heading to your local mechanic's shop or dealership. There's nothing wrong with this, and while we here at Hamilton Hyundai are happy to help you in any way that we can, there are certainly things that you can safely do on your own. Of course we don't suggest you work on something like your brakes yourself, since this is largely for your safety, but other things like your headlights can…

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Leave the 3,000-Mile Myth in the Dust

If you are still worried about getting your oil changed every 3,000 miles, you may want to think again. This old rule isn't going to make your car run any better or make it perform better if it is newer car. In fact, all you are doing is throwing your money away because chances are, if you look in your owner's manual, you will find that you can go a lot longer before you have to take your car in and get the oil changed.

Many people just take it for granted that the 3,000-mile rule…

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Windshield Wiper Fluid Makes Driving Safer

The time to prepare your vehicle for the cold winter months ahead is today. One area of the car that is often neglected before winter is the windshield wiper fluid. These are a few things you might want to consider before heading out on the roads of Chambersburg, PA with water in that washer tank.

The windshield wiper fluid has solvents that are designed to break down things like bugs or bird droppings stuck on the windshield. 

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Choose Winter Wiper Blades for Snow Removal

When winter comes around, you want to make sure that the wiper blades that you have in place on your vehicle are strong enough to push snow off of your windshield. You need to find wiper blades that are made of a sturdy material and winter wiper blades that are a good pick for your model. The Hamilton Hyundai service team can help.

It is important for you to find the kind of wiper blades that will be able to keep moving even when you have a heavy layer of snow on your windshield. 

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Why You Should Travel With Sand, Salt or Kitty Litter

When you are preparing your emergency kit to keep in your car this winter, be sure to include some sand, salt, or cat litter. These items work great when you are stuck and need a little bit of traction.

Sand is ideal because it will not get gooey and it will not cause your car to rust like salt does. Alternatively, kitty litter can absorb some moisture while also delivering improved traction for your tires. 

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Why the 2018 Hyundai Elantra is the Perfect Vehicle for you

If you have ever owned a Hyundai, you are familiar with the high quality the brand delivers. Hyundai is famous for their beautifully designed cars with the latest technology and fuel efficiency that makes the brand a very viable option for many car lovers. The 2018 Hyundai Elantra is another model that is sure to live up to the brand's name of high performance at friendly prices. If you live in Chambersburg, PA, visit Hamilton Hyundai and test drive the car to get firsthand experience of the amazing features the car has to offer.

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Your Search for the Right Tires

There are a variety of things that you buy for your car that you purchase only after much thought. Your tires should definitely fall into that category. The tires that you pick out for your car will affect the way that it handles, performs, and how well it keeps you safe.

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Be Safe, Not Sorry on Halloween

Halloween is a night famous for fanciful frights. Drivers, don’t let the frights become real. Be aware of the little goblins and ghosts who are roaming your neighborhood this October 31st. While Halloween is meant to be fun, the sad fact is that it is one of the most dangerous nights for drivers and pedestrians. Remember these simple tips from our staff at Hamilton Hyundai in mind and be safe while you are out on the Chambersburg roads during trick-or-treating:

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