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Advantages of Using a Clay Bar When Detailing

Your vehicle's exterior is more than just a pretty face. Properly maintained, it can repel rust and keep your vehicle looking new for years. Use secrets that the professionals rely on for the perfect finish to your detailing job.

Running a clay bar over your car's paint surface can pick up contaminants other cleaning options leave behind. Every day, your car is exposed to destructive elements like tar from the road, brake dust, pollution and insect residue. While washing your car with soap can remove some of these substances, many are left behind. 

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Time to Pay Closer Attention to the Treads on Your Car Tires

The crew at Honda World wanted to share with you some of the ways to minimize having a blowout on the highway because of underinflated car tires.

Take a closer look at the tires at least weekly for any signs of abnormalities. Look for any obstruction sticking out of the car tires; it could be allowing air to escape and may lead to a blowout if not repaired.

Look at the tread for signs of strange wear patterns, bulges, or cracks in the tread. These are warning signs of trouble just below the surface, and a tire technician will be…

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How Extreme Weather Affects Car Batteries

Dead car batteries can quickly ruin your day. The vast majority of the time, a car battery drains due to human error. Either you left the headlights on, or an interior dome light or something of that nature. There are times when your battery can be affected by outside forces- one particularly big problem, even with modern car batteries is the effect temperature has on their operation.

Batteries have serious trouble operating in super high or super low temperatures. The vast majority of batteries are manufactured to operate within a normal temperature threshold.

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Advantages of Dash Cams

Unlike in the past when dash cams were considered “extras” in a vehicle, today they are almost a necessity. There are many advantages to having a dash cam installed in your vehicle if the vehicle didn’t come with one. Whether you need to purchase one or have your dash cam inspected, we’re the ones to see. Stop at Honda World and let us help you.

There are many advantages to having a dash cam in your vehicle...

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Be Careful When Loading Your SUV with Cargo

The team here at Honda World loves seeing you put your SUV to use. When you are loading cargo into that vehicle, we want to make sure that you know just how you can do that to keep yourself and your possessions safe.

As you load cargo into the back of your SUV, make sure that you leave the rear window and the space in front of it clear. Make sure that you allow yourself the visibility that you need to stay safe. When you are loading cargo into your vehicle, you should be careful to secure those objects that…

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What is a Powertrain Warranty vs. a Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty?

Many people who are in the market to buy a new vehicle often get confused about the difference between the powertrain warranty and bumper-to-bumper warranty. Today we are going to clear up any confusion.

Under the powertrain warranty, various components of the car's propulsion system, like the engine and transmission, are covered. Basically, anything bringing power to the car's wheels, including driveshaft and velocity joints, are covered.

Under the bumper-to-bumper warranty, otherwise known as the comprehensive warranty, everything from front bumper to back bumper is covered.

 

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Front-Wheel and Rear-Wheel Drive Defined

We help car buyers fully understand automobiles before making a buying decision. Today, we explain and compare front-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive.

In a front-wheel drive car, you find a transmission that pulls the vehicle by transferring the engine's horsepower to the front wheels. Meanwhile, in a rear-wheel drive auto, you have a setup that transmits the engine's force to rear wheels, which push the vehicle. Car makers love to use the front-wheel drive in their entry-level cars because it saves them money. Auto buyers who pay more for rear-wheel drive models typically...

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Signs of a leaking exhaust system

Do you know the signs that your car’s exhaust is leaking? Your exhaust is responsible for moving the dangerous gases produced in your engine to the air outside of the car. A leak in the exhaust can expose you and your passengers to the toxic fumes.

One of the signs of a failing exhaust is new vibrations in the pedals, seat, or steering wheel. If your exhaust has a leak, you might also notice a popping or hissing noise while your engine is running. When the exhaust isn’t functioning properly, you might also find that your car isn…

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Does Your Battery Work Properly?

The battery inside of a vehicle is what provides the power necessary to use a radio or other electrical components. It also works with the starter and alternator to help the car start. To test your car's battery, remove the terminal connectors and take it out of the vehicle. You will then want to connect it to a voltmeter for testing.

If you do not have one of your own, most auto shops and dealer service centers will have one that you can borrow. The battery should produce about 12 volts, and if it doesn't, you know that…

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What Should I Know about My Alignment?

If you know your vehicle well then you probably know when something isn't quite right about how your vehicle is driving. You may notice the steering wheel feels a bit bumpier than normal. You may also notice that your vehicle is veering a bit to one side while driving at higher speeds. These issues are very common when a vehicle is in desperate need of alignment. An alignment refers to the front two wheels of your vehicle and how they need to be pointing at the exact same angle in the same direction. Just being the slightest bit off…

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