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Neglecting Your Car's Cooling System Could Lead to Catastrophic Results

Unfortunately, many car owners in America today take their engine cooling systems for granted. Without proper maintenance, a malfunctioning cooling system can cause catastrophic problems. However, the good news is that all you need is a little knowledge to keep your car's cooling system working at optimal levels.

The first thing you should check is your engine coolant level. In most cars, all you need do is remove the radiator cap and check to see if your radiator is topped off with coolant. However, do not try and remove the radiator cap if your car's engine is still…

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Inspect Your Headlights

If you struggle to see when you are driving at night, it is time to get your headlights serviced. Come see us here at Woody Smith Hyundai so that we can get your headlights brighter.

You need your headlights to see at night when your visibility is limited and when the weather conditions are bad. Your headlights also make it possible for other drivers on…

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What is the Purpose of the Transfer Case?

The transfer case is where the actual transfer of wheel ratio occurs as you shift your four-wheel or all-wheel-drive vehicle from the two-wheel to four-wheel function. Depending on how your system is set up, the transfer case either operates with a chain drive or gears. The general outcome is the same.

The natural rotation of your front and rear tires occurs at different speeds. In order for the four-wheel drive to work, all four tires need to turn at the same time. The transfer case coordinates the front and rear axle rotation by slowing the speed down.

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Windshield Wiper Fluid Helps You See More Clearly

Windshield wiper fluid is specially formulated to stay liquid far below the temperature that water freezes here in Idaho Falls, ID. This allows the fluid to be used in winter conditions.

Many times, drivers who are driving in winter road conditions will get a build-up of road salt and sand that has been applied to the road to assist in traction for the vehicles. This material can create a film on the windshield that can make it dangerous for a driver since they will be visually impaired while their windshield is in that condition. 

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Get The Information About Move Over Laws

If you're ever on the road and notice that the car in front of you has to pull over, you should exhibit move over laws so that you can allow the vehicle to pull over safely. These laws are in effect for all 50 states and you should be aware of them so you can avoid any other accidents.

 

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Don't Get Stranded: Keep Your Gas Tank Full This Winter

The temperatures are getting colder and flurries are starting to fall, make sure you don’t end up stranded because you do not have enough fuel in your vehicle. With gas prices high many people end up waiting until the last minute to fill their gas tanks, here are some reasons why you should keep your gas tank full:

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Why Choose the 2017 Hyundai Tucson?

You have considered many different vehicles in your search for the perfect one, and it is time for you to give the 2017 Hyundai Tucson special attention. This is a vehicle that can help you enjoy the trips that you take around Idaho Falls, ID.
  • The 2017 Hyundai Tucson offers a unique design and appearance.
  • The new Tucson gives you a comfortable ride no matter what you are going.
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Why Should You Get The Car Tires Rotated?


Getting the tires on your vehicle rotated will go a long way in improving the handling and actually save you money too. Here is why you should be having those tires rotated at least every 5,500 miles.

Each day that you are driving your car with tires that are wearing unevenly could put you and your passengers at risk because the car is having trouble gripping the road in slick conditions.

The car is going to start veering to the side as the tire wear gets more pronounced. This is going to be more noticeable as you begin to…
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