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What Do the Figures on Your Tires Mean?

Did you know that every tire has codes on it that relate to its' size? The first unit is often a letter like P for passenger or LT for a light truck designation. The letters W and Z refer to the speed that the tire can travel safely. Another letter will tell the type of tire like R for radial.

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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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Which Tires are Right for Your Vehicle?

At Honda World, we know there are a variety of tires to choose from. We'll educate you about the differences between summer and all-weather tires so that you can choose the right option for your driving habits and needs.

If you drive in warm and wet conditions often, summer tires might be the right choice for your car or truck. The stiffer rubber and center rib in the tread improves the traction and cornering ability of summer tires when compared to all-weather ones, and their construction allows them to retain their shape in hot conditions and improve the gas…

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Driving With a Cargo Roof Rack

While roof racks are convenient for road trips, they can affect the way your vehicle travels. You'll need to modify your driving habits to stay safe. To ensure that you're ready for all future travel plans, here are some driving tips for whenever you're hauling items on your roof.

You should always check speed limitations of your rack prior to setting off. Many roof accessories have maximum speed ratings because the added bulk on your vehicle affects overall aerodynamics. Going too fast can cause the rack and any secured cargo to lift right off the vehicle. 

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Your Car and Back-to-School Service

From engine fluids to tires, when the time arrives for back-to-school service on your car, you need to take a comprehensive approach. The best way to ensure that all back-to-school service needs are met on your automobile is to engage the services of professionals, like the well-trained team at Honda World.

You can contact our service center and schedule an appointment for back-to-school service any time that is convenient for you. 

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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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