Why Your Battery Might Be Weak This Summer

July 3rd, 2021 by

The summer is heating up and it might be putting a strain on your vehicle’s battery. The high summer temperatures make it difficult for your battery to regulate your vehicle’s engine. Take a look under the hood to see if there are any components obstructing your battery’s air flow and watch out for slow engine…

Tire Tread Depth and Why You Should Care About It

July 2nd, 2021 by

We’ve talked about the importance of proper tire care in the past but today we’re taking a deeper dive. Tires with adequate tread depth help ensure a smooth and safe ride. The closer your tires wear down to the tread level, the less safe your drive can be. Worn tires are more susceptible to hydroplaning,…

How to Keep Your Transmission Working Properly

July 1st, 2021 by

Repairing a broken transmission can be one of the most expensive services for any vehicle. We’ve gathered some tips for keeping your transmission in top condition so you shouldn’t have to deal with any surprise incidents. Here’s what to do: Have your transmission fluids checked regularly – It’s always important to keep an eye on…

Why You Need a Wheel Alignment

June 24th, 2021 by

Today’s topic is another often neglected service – the wheel alignment. This commonly overlooked tire service comes with some serious benefits, however. In addition to having a smoother drive, getting your wheels aligned can: Increase your fuel efficiency. Increase tire longevity. Improve vehicle safety. Is it time for your tires to be serviced? Come visit…

Why You Should Change Your Air Filter

June 22nd, 2021 by

The vehicle air filter – one of the most commonly overlooked pieces of a car. Although it might seem insignificant, a dirty air filter might be costing you money. Here are a few reasons why you should have your air filter serviced: Clean air filters increase fuel efficiency by increasing air flow to the engine,…

When To Replace Your Timing Belt

June 21st, 2021 by

Your timing belt is like a conductor, it helps synchronize numerous vital engine processes to ensure smooth driving. Unfortunately, timing belt wear is difficult to spot and typically the belt just breaks if left unattended. The recommended maintenance schedule for timing belts is every 60K to 100K miles. It’s a good idea to check your…

Torque vs. Horsepower – What’s the Difference?

June 18th, 2021 by

Torque and horsepower are very similar measurements but with one key difference – the time factor. Torque primarily measures force output, for example the amount of force required to push a given vehicle forward. This measurement is helpful for comparing vehicles’ raw power. However, an arguably more practical variable to note is horsepower. Horsepower combines…

What Is Hydroplaning and How Do I Avoid It?

June 15th, 2021 by

As a driver, knowing how to handle hydroplaning is essential to keeping you and your Honda safe on the road. Hydroplaning happens when your tires encounter more water or liquid than they can dispel. The water basically creates a barrier between your tires and the road causing you to lose control of the vehicle. The…

My Signal Lights are Blinking Faster, What Does This Mean?

June 12th, 2021 by

If your signal lights are blinking faster than usual, you could have a burnt out bulb. Since the bulb is burnt out, the total voltage load is lowered which allows the circuits to fire even easier. This is your car letting you know it’s time to change lightbulbs. – To make sure your lighting systems…

When Should You Check Your Tire Pressure?

June 11th, 2021 by

Did you know improperly inflated tires can make them wear faster as well as lower gas mileage and handling? Those are just a few reasons it’s important to keep your tire pressure in check. Here’s how to regulate your tire pressure to keep your Honda running smoothly: Locate the your vehicle’s tire pressure information, this…

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