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Are There Different Types of Transmissions?

Car manufacturers install four diverse types of transmissions in their products. The oldest is the manual transmission that the driver manipulates through a clutch and gear shift. The fully automatic transmission is the most common transmission on the highway today. The fully automatic is run electronically by the car's computer. There is no clutch or gear shift.

With a semi-automatic transmission, the driver selects the gears through a shifter located behind the steering wheel. 

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When Your Catalytic Converter Fails

If you have been told that your catalytic converter has failed, this means that the emissions your car is producing are higher than normal. Your catalytic converter cleans the air coming from your engine. When it isn't working, your car will produce poor quality air that is dangerous for you and the environment. Bring your car to Kuhio Auto Group if you think you are having problems with your exhaust system.

Whether you have recently failed an emissions test or you notice a terrible smell coming from your car, it's important to have issues with your exhaust system…

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Seek Out Service for Noisy Brakes

When you come up to a stop sign and you press on your brakes, you are embarrassed by the sound that they let out. You are concerned that they may be wearing out and you feel like others are looking at you because of the noise that they make. It is important for you to get help for noisy brakes.

The noise that your brakes make may or may not be a sign of a problem, but it is best for you to get them looked at in case it is.

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Safe Food Transport for the Holidays

The holidays are a time to travel and visit family or friends, and even attend company holiday parties. With all of these great social activities comes delicious food too! This holiday season, if you are transporting food from one destination to another, here’s a few tips from the Kuhio Auto Group to make sure your delicious package makes it there safe and tasty.

  1. For cold or frozen items, be sure to package them in a large ziplock bag or sealed plastic container and transport them in a cooler with ice that has a locking/sealing lid.
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Inspect Your Tires Regularly and Stay Safe

Before making a long road trip in the Lihue, Hawaii region, you should make sure your car is in good shape. You don't want anything going wrong while making your journey. One of the most important things that the Kuhio Auto Group team recommends that you check are your tires.

The tread needs to be deep enough to keep you safe. When tread isn't deep enough, water can't easily pass under your tires, and this is what causes hydroplaning. Having not enough tread on your tires can also put you at risk of having a blowout while…

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Keep up With Headlight Service for Improved Visibility

Headlights in cars sold across the United States of America have been of terrible quality in recent years, which is interesting because our modern technology allows so much innovation in this area. This problem isn’t just centralized in the USA; it’s found across the whole entire world!

 

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Take Time to Prepare for Your Road Trip

You are eager to go off on an adventure, and you deserve to have a break from your everyday life. Take some time to prepare before you head off on a road trip, and then enjoy the adventure that awaits you.

  • Prepare for your road trip by planning out what route you will take.
  • Look over your car and have an auto service center check it out if you come across any potential issues.
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The Importance of Tire Selection in Hawaii

Selecting the right tires for your vehicle can be a confusing experience. From snow to heat; gravel roads to wet terrain, there are many tires out there to help you drive more comfortably. Here at Kuhio Auto Group we're able to separate our different tires into more specific needs - therefore making your search a much simpler experience!

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Why a SUV Should Be Your Next Vehicle from Kuhio Auto Group

If it's time for a new vehicle and you're looking for something different, then it might be worth considering a SUV as the successor to your current ride. Not only are they a good choice for family transportation, such as a soccer match or morning commute, but our SUV models at Kuhio Auto Group are perfectly versatile for any drivers in the Lihue area. Don't believe us? Dive into our reasoning below!

  1. Space. The SUV allows you to either have more people riding with you or more things you can carry.
  2. Style. We always want our vehicles…
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Let Us Help You Find the Ford Of Your Dreams

Automotive true love exists. Doubtful? The proof is in the video above. Meet Terry Maxfield, owner of one beautiful 1965 Ford Mustang coupe. Terry bought the car form a local Ohio Ford dealer brand new. Even though she originally went in to buy a practical family sedan, she walked out with a Mustang fastback. It was automotive love. As she says, it was "a relationship" - and one that's lasted over fifty years!...

 

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