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How to Make a Winter Survival Kit for Your Vehicle

Making a winter survival kit for your vehicle is easy, if you know what essential to bring along. The crew at Mike Piazza Honda wanted to share some helpful tips for putting together the perfect winter survival kit.

Be sure you pack at least one heavy blanket in the kit. In case the car battery dies and you can't get the heat working, huddling together under a blanket until help arrives could fight off any threats of hypothermia.

Pack non-perishable foods in your kit, enough for passengers to eat if they were stranded a few hours in the vehicle…
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The Impact of Extreme Temperatures on Car Batteries

If you live in an area where the temperature can vary vastly throughout the year, it is a good idea to pay extra attention to your car battery.

Many car batteries die in the winter because extremely reduced temperatures can also reduce the capacity of lead acid car batteries. In the summer, hot temperatures can conversely increase the capacity of lead acid car batteries, but this means that their overall life span is reduced. It is important to keep your battery charged in the winter because your car can require extra amps to get started in the cold...
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Fast Tips on Identifying the Source of a Fluid Leak from Your Vehicle

Automotive fluids vary greatly by color and range from brown to red to completely clear, but it can be hard to determine exactly what is leaking or whether or not a particular puddle of leaked fluid even came from your vehicle. The following steps should help you get to the bottom of the problem.

If you believe that your vehicle may be leaking fluid, it’s important to first locate the source. This can only be done by getting down and taking a closer look under the engine....

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Why Trucks are a Great Buy Today

It’s being said that trucks are the new family car because they offer the same things cars offer plus so much more. At Mike Piazza Honda, we want your decision to switch to a pickup truck to be an informed decision, so we’re here to answer any questions you may have. We also have a selection of the newest pickup trucks on the market today.

Trucks today have so much more to offer than in the past. The extended backseat allows up to five people to ride comfortably. High-end trucks can have fancy infotainment centers, leather seats, multiple-climate…
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Why You Should Think About Purchasing a Crossover

We want you to be informed about all of the vehicle options that are available to you and we want you to consider each one and all that it gives you. A crossover could be the perfect choice for you when you are looking to purchase something new.

You might consider purchasing a crossover if you are tired of driving the same kind of vehicle that you have always driven. If you are looking to drive a newer vehicle with a fresh design, you should look into the crossover options that are available today.

 

 

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How to Change a Flat Tire on Your Vehicle

Follow this simple guide for changing a flat tire so you can get back on your way safely.
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1. Never work on a vehicle while it is still on the road, ride that tire rim if necessary to get to the side of the road.
2. Before jacking up your vehicle, you have to loosen the lug nuts one turn with the tire lug wrench.
3. Jack the vehicle high enough so the flat tire clears the surface of the road so you can remove the lug nuts and the flat tire.
4. Place the car's spare tire on…
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Want to Protect Your Cargo? Consider a Tonneau Cover

One of the reasons why many people purchase trucks is because they can carry quite a bit of cargo. Unfortunately, those supplies will be exposed to the elements unless you have some type of bed cover. Here is a quick look at just a few of the reasons why many truck owners invest in tonneau covers.

The biggest advantage of a tonneau cover is the fact that it will completely protect your cargo from the elements. Many high-quality covers also have locking mechanisms, and that will drastically reduce your risk of having your possession stolen. Unfortunately, transporting larger items will…

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Let Us Help You Get The Best Price On A Used Vehicle

We are experts when it comes to helping people get the very best price possible on a used vehicle. This is because at Mike Piazza Honda in Langhorne we have seen many people come through our doors wanting to make a deal.

We know that you should first understand what you are trying to buy in the first place. It is very obvious to a salesperson if you don't know what you are talking about. Following that up with the flexibility to walk away from the table at any time. Then make sure that you start with a lowball…
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How to Debadge Your Car

Customizing a vehicle can be fun which is why we here at Mike Piazza Honda of Langhorne want to be sure you know how to safely debadge your car or truck.

There are two main ways to do this. The first method involves pouring very hot water around the area of the badge. This should loosen the adhesive to the point it can be removed. You can then use a combination of adhesive spray in addition to car way to fully remove the glue and then wax the spot to make it appear as if the badge was never there…
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Towing tips for your vehicle

We here at Mike Piazza Honda understand the importance of DIY tips such as towing safety. Before heading out on your next trip, take a look at some of these towing tips.

Start each trip with a safety inspection. You should check the tires for proper air pressure and test out the brake lights, turn signals, and tail lights to see that they are working properly.

If you're loading a trailer, balance the cargo evenly between both sides. Balancing the trailer can help with handling when you go around curves on the road.

Your next trip starts with making…

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