How To Schedule a Service Appointment Online At Jim Shorkey Kia

If you’re like many of our busy service customers, it can be difficult to find time to call into the dealership and schedule a service appointment. So, what can you do? The good news is that we recently added a redesigned and enhanced Service Appointment Scheduler to our Jim Shorkey Kia page—eliminating the need to call into the dealership altogether.

Scheduling an appointment with the new system can be completed in a few quick steps outlined below:

  • Simply go to www.JimShorkeyKia.com and click on the Schedule Service Appointment in the middle of the page:

Step 1

  • This will then take you to the page below. Click on the tab across the top that best suits you and follow the prompts to schedule an appointment at the most convenient time and date.

Step 2

Finally, check out Andy White, our Service and Parts Director at Jim Shorkey Kia, as he walks us through the step-by-step process in this short, helpful video:

Jim Shorkey Cares: A quick service tip

Wintertime can be rough, and venturing outside can be unreasonably painful. Therefore, most people neglect their vehicle until the sun triumphantly breaks through the clouds and flowers harmoniously burst through the soil. As this time of the year draws nearer and nearer, we would like to bring you a quick service tip that will have your vehicle driving like a beacon of spring in no time.

Cabin Air Filters. The cabin air filter helps remove allergens and contaminants, as well as trap pollen, bacteria, dust, and exhaust gases that may find their way into a vehicle’s air conditioning and heating and ventilation systems. The filter also prevents leaves, bugs, and other debris from entering these systems.

A dirty or clogged cabin air filter can cause musty odors in the vehicle and can cause contaminants to become so concentrated in the cabin that passengers actually breathe in more fumes and particles when riding in the car compared to walking down the street. A restricted cabin air filter can also impair airflow in the HVAC system, possibly causing interior heating and cooling problems—important for staying comfortable during the excessively hot summer months. Over time, the heater and air conditioner may also become damaged by corrosion.

It’s generally recommended these filters should be changed every 12,000 to 15,000 miles, or per the owner’s manual. Check out our Kia Service Manager, Andy White, below as he explains the importance of changing cabin air filters and compares a clean air filter with a dirty counterpart.