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Quality Car Detailing Tips

When you take care of your car, the car will take care of you. The first step to taking good care of your car is ensuring that the detailing is done perfectly. How do you do that?

For starters, make sure that all the stains are removed as soon as they appear. However hard the stain may be, removing it early will reduce the chances of it not coming out in the future.

If your car seats have seams, don’t forget to clean in between the seams. A lot of small debris can crawl to these small crevices. However…

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Wondering How to Jump Start Another Car?

If you’re wondering how to jump start another car because you’ve never done it before and someone needs you to help them jump start their car, worry no more. Jump starting a car is simple and easy and doesn’t need you to be an expert to do it.

If you have a car whose battery is working normally and jumper cables, that’s all you need. The rest you can do step by step.

First, make sure all the cars are off. Then, connect the jumper cables’ positive sides to both cars’ positive sides of the batteries…

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What Is ASE Certification And Why Is It important?

ASE is also known as automotive service excellence. Technicians that are ASE-certified have meet several qualifications. They have worked in the automotive repair industry for at least two years. They also have to pass a specialty exam. Additionally, they have to be certified in a certain area. This includes things such as heating and cooling, suspension and breaks. ASE-certification benefits both the technicians and the customers. Technicians will be able to prove that they are qualified to do the job. This will make it easier for them to attract customers.

 

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Safety Starts with the Tires

The overall performance of your vehicle is a factor of many things that come together in your vehicle to give you the experience you derive. Of these many factors, the quality of your tires plays a major role in the handling and control of your vehicle. Because of this, proper care must be taken to ensure that your tires are always in the best shape.

Some of the tips you can use to ensure that your tires are always performing at their best include:

  • Always keep checking the pressure of the tires. You can use the free pressure gauge to…
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Replacing a Flat Tire with Ease and Safety Thanks to Honda of Serramonte

A flat tire can slow you down from getting where you want to be, but it doesn't have to be for long if you follow these steps from Honda of Serramonte.

-Pull your vehicle off the road to a flat area that's safe.
-Remove the wheel cover from the flat tire, and loosen up the lug nuts.
-Carefully position the jack stand underneath the vehicle, and raise it up slowly.
-Remove the lug nuts all the way, and remove the flat tire from the vehicle.
 

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Take Time Today To Get That Windshield Chip Repaired

If there is a chip in your windshield, you do not want to keep putting it off. You might feel that such a small matter is not a big deal, but it actually is. Small chips will gradually continue to spread. While they are simple to repair when they are small, the bigger a chip is the more likely it is that you will need to get your windshield in its entirety replaced.

There are kits that you can use to repair a chip to the point that you will not even notice it ever existed. In addition, you can…

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When to Replace Hoses & Belts

As far as automotive parts go, hoses and belts don't get the attention they deserve. These nifty auto parts work constantly while you drive, keeping a wide array of vehicle components running smoothly and efficiently. Here's a brief rundown from our Honda of Serramonte service department's expert techs.

Hoses

Hoses transport coolant, heat and power. Most hoses bear the name of the vehicle component or system they act on: clutch hose, radiator hose, hydraulic hose, heater core hose and coolant hose, for example.

Hoses can last up to four years, but extreme 

 

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What You Should Know About a Vehicle's Suspension

What is the suspension system on my vehicle?
The suspension system includes the tires, the tire pressure, the shocks and all other components that connect to the wheels of a vehicle.

What does the suspension system do?
The suspension is responsible for protecting your vehicle from bumps and deformities on the road. The vehicle's suspension also provides for a smoother ride.

When should I have my suspension serviced?
Every 3,000 miles, it

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Headlight Maintenance is Essential to Your Safety

If your vehicle’s headlights fail or aren’t working as well as they should, it can compromise your safety. As headlights age, they may not be as bright as they once were. This reduces what you can see within the light they cast as well as the distance the light reaches. At the end of a headlight's service life, it may even fail, going out completely. Any of these problems make it more likely that you might hit an object in your path.

The Solution is Simple

Headlight maintenance is an important part of the regular automotive service…

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Rotate Your Tires the Right Way

Tire rotations are important to maintain the tread and prevent unwanted drivetrain wear on your vehicle. When should you rotate the tires? Every 5,000 miles, it's a good idea to take your vehicle in for an inspection and tire rotation.

Proper tire rotation is key for a smooth ride. Not only do you need to rotate your tires regularly to maintain a smooth ride, but you will also save money on tires in the long run by letting them wear as evenly as possible. Tire rotation is a service that is equally as important as an oil change…

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