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Protect Your Vehicle by Pursuing Tire Maintenance Services

When the treads on a tire have uneven wear, the process of gliding a car effectively on the road can be challenging. If you want to avoid collisions and fender benders, you'll have to get tire maintenance services that involve wheel alignment.

Professional wheel alignment services will be needed if you frequently drive your automobile in districts, suburbs, or neighborhoods that have severe road hazards. Each time the tires on your vehicle roll over a hazard, the treads will develop wear. If the wear on any of the tires isn't even, the main frame that supports the wheel…

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The Function of Vehicle Exhaust Systems

The automotive industry really does know what it is doing by putting exhaust systems and mufflers on vehicles. They know that by doing so, they are protecting the public from various gaseous emissions that can be both harmful to people and the environment. It is important that we heed their advice about having any issues surrounding the exhaust system attended to in a timely manner.

Our team at Mike Piazza Honda would like all their customers to know that they are there ready to service vehicles as needed to bring their exhaust systems back up to industry standards.

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Maintaining the Oil in Your Differential

Your vehicle has a lot of fluids and oils that need to be maintained and replaced. The differential is one component of your vehicle that needs lubrication to maintain proper functioning, but in case you don't know what a differential is, let's take a quick look.

Your differential transfers the energy from your engine to the wheels of your car in the correct amounts. Without your differential working properly, you will begin to experience difficulties with handling, and your vehicle's wheels might not move, even if the engine is running.

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The Importance of an Engine’s Cooling System

Have you ever noticed your temperature gauge reading hotter than usual or found a puddle of coolant in your garage? It may be time to have your radiator and cooling system looked at by a professional. A hot engine can cause serious damage to important and expensive engine components. The radiator and cooling system make sure this doesn’t happen. By circulating coolant through the engine, heat is removed and sent out to the surrounding air.

Coolant levels are checked during routine maintenance, so it's important to follow the maintenance schedule recommended by the vehicle’s manufacturer.

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What Is Horsepower and Who Invented the Term?

Have you ever watched car commercials and wondered what is horsepower? Many people have. There is a historic story and theory behind the term horsepower, and we are going to break it down.

During the early ages of industrialization, people needed to transport goods and commodities faster and more efficiently. James Watt, the English steam engine inventor of the 18th century was observing the rapid movement of ponies, and based on estimation concluded that a…

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Traditional or winter wiper blades, which is better?

When replacing your windshield wipers this winter season, you might want to consider buying the winter wiper blades instead of traditional wiper blades. In the cold, snowy months of winter, traditional winter blades can become a danger to you and those around you for many reasons.

Traditional wiper blades crack and tear - The extreme cold of winter causes the rubber on traditional blades to crack and tear leaving you with streaks all over the windshield and impairing your vision.

Traditional wiper blades warp - They will also warp in the cold, meaning they do...
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Deciding Between Sand, Salt, or Kitty Litter

There are three substances that you can use to gain traction for your car in the ice and snow if you get stuck. They are sand, kitty litter, and salt. All of these items will give you traction on ice and snow, but they all have advantages and disadvantages.

People will carry one of these items, some, or all of them in the trunk of their car and if they encounter ice or snow, they will then use the substances to put under their tires in order to gain traction.

Kitty litter will work, but once it becomes wet, it…
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Online Financing Applications Help Save Consumer Time

If you have a busy day ahead of you, but you are looking to purchase a vehicle, you may be wondering when you are going to find the time to come into the dealership for financing. If you are constantly on the go, we have a way that can make the financing process go smoother for you. Our online finance application is able to let you apply when you feel ready to or when you have a moment to gather all the information you need.

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If You Don't Have Good Headlights - You Should Now

Every contemporary vehicle has a plethora of parts that allow the vehicle to run as it’s supposed to. Without the majority of them, even when failing to operate or in correct-operation limbo, your vehicle just might fail completely. If not – in the very best case scenario – you will be faced with an problem that cuts down on the potential life of your vehicle.

 

 

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Don't Ignore Your Dashboard Warnings: They Could Be Serious

When you're driving down any road, you shouldn't just pay attention to smells and sounds coming from your vehicle; you should also be mindful of warning lights on your dashboard. Some warning lights are just standard indicators such as letting you know your fuel is low or that your seatbelt isn't on. But others could indicate a major mechanical failure is on the way if you don't fix something.

Basic Dashboard Warning Lights And Signs

These dashboard warning lights are the ones you should be most wary of while driving:
  • Brake: your brakes may not be…
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