Archive for the ‘Service’ Category

Team Gunther Kia offer 21st-century solutions for 21st-century vehicles

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021
A person filling a tire with nitrogen.

Where can I get my car tires filled with nitrogen near Mobile, AL? 

One of the secrets to having a safe and reliable car, truck or SUV is to properly maintain its tires. Your tires may look like humble air-filled rubber rings but they are so much more than that. A set of tires are the primary way a vehicle safely stays on the road, maneuvers around obstacles and brings the vehicle to a safe and controlled stop. The easiest way to make sure your tires are best able to do their jobs is to make sure they are properly inflated. You might think compressed air is the only option, but that is no longer true. Nitrogen-filled tires are the wave of the future and if you’re wondering, ‘Where can I get my car tires filled with nitrogen near Mobile, AL,’ Team Gunther Kia is here to help. In fact, our dealership is one of the few locations in the area to offer this service.  (more…)

Are dealerships still performing service during quarantine? Yes, we are!

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
A stock photo of a mechanic holding a wrench while wearing gloves.

Can I still get an oil change during lockdown in Alabama? 

Life as we know it has been turned upside down as we band together (by staying apart) to fight the continued spread of COVID-19. Several businesses have been forced to temporarily close their doors, leaving some confusion about where and if people can obtain certain services. If you’re wondering, ‘Can I still get an oil change during lockdown in Alabama,’ Team Gunther Kia is here to emphatically tell you we are still open. The executive order issued by Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has carved out an important exception for automotive sales and service, meaning that Team Gunther Kia is still open and ready to serve customers. Let’s take a look at how our service department is protecting customers while working on their vehicles.  (more…)

Team Gunther Kia launches program to keep visitors safe from coronavirus

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
A stock photo of a person cleaning the inside of a vehicle.

Can I still take cars for a test drive in Alabama? 

The spread of COVID-19 has forced everyone to change the way they go about their daily lives. That certainly applies to how we’re doing things at Team Gunther Kia. The health and safety of our customers, visitors and staff is the top priority of everyone working in and around the showroom. In order to make sure that we can provide the best possible experience, our leadership team has implemented some new protocols that will help us stem the transmission of the virus. This includes doing away with the time-honored handshake, thoroughly cleaning our workspaces between customer visits with disinfectant wipes and making sure employees who aren’t feeling well stay home. Additionally, our service technicians will be wearing gloves while they are getting in and out of the vehicle on which they’re working. If these things give you the peace of mind you need to trust in our efforts, take a look at videos below to prepare yourself for your upcoming test drive.  (more…)

We know motor oil is important but that doesn’t answer the whole question

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019
A stock photo of a person pouring motor oil into an car's engine.

Should I use synthetic oil in my Kia car or SUV?

If there is one lesson that each and every technician working in the Team Gunther Kia Service Department wants to teach our customers, it’s that it’s never a good idea to delay or skip an oil change. The second most important thing an owner can do to keep their vehicle in the best condition is to make sure they follow the maintenance plans laid out in the owner’s manual – this includes using the right kind of oil. If you’re wondering, ‘Should I use synthetic oil in my Kia car or SUV,’ we asked a few long-time members of the Team Gunther Kia Service Department for their thoughts, which culminated in a resounding, maybe. The best advice is to follow the manufacturer’s guidelines but there are some exceptions. (more…)

Where can I find oil change coupons and discounts in Mobile AL?

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019
An oil can pours a viscous yellowish stream of oil into an engine.

Oil Change Coupons and Discounts in Mobile AL

Getting an oil change is a necessary part of owning a vehicle. Since there’s no way around it, why not save a little money on this recurring event? (more…)

Where can I find genuine OEM Kia parts near Mobile AL?

Friday, March 22nd, 2019
A collection of car parts lay on the ground in a white abyss.

OEM Kia Parts and Service Center near Mobile AL

If you’re looking for parts for your Kia, don’t rely on questionable pieces from aftermarket providers- not only are these parts more expensive, but they’re less reliable. Your Kia deserves real, genuine, OEM (original engine manufacturer) Kia parts.

But finding genuine Kia parts can sometimes be a struggle – it requires finding a certified Kia dealership or service center. Hmmm… does anyone have any idea where to find one of those in the Mobile AL area? Oh wait- that’s us!

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