Economy Honda Superstore Blog

You are viewing all posts for categories: parts

Common Signs That Your Tires Need to be Replaced

Good tire maintenance is important since they’re responsible for keeping you safely on the road. Poor tread, insufficient pressure and unbalanced tires can all cause problems. Stop by our Honda service shop in Chattanooga, TN and let us check your tires and advise you on what may or may not be needed.

Tires can be expensive, so we generally don’t want to replace them until it’s absolutely necessary. Do you know when it’s time to replace your tires? Here are some signs that your tires are bad:

  • Tread wear – doesn’t pass the penny test
  • Failure…
read more
Categories:

Learning the Job of an Alternator

If you own a vehicle, you might have heard people talk about alternators and the importance of them. If you are curious as to just what an alternator does, we are here to help you understand that at Economy Honda Superstore in Chattanooga, TN.

The alternator works like a generator. When your vehicle is running, an alternator helps your battery to charge. 

read more
Categories:

Are You Prepared for a Dead Battery?

As a person who drives, you will at some point be faced with the issue of a dead battery. To best handle these situations, it is wise to plan ahead to make sure that you have the tools and knowledge. In this case, that means jumper cables and insight to jump starting your vehicle.

To jump-start your vehicle, you'll want to have the assisting vehicle positioned nose to nose with your car. You'll next want to connect the positive ends of the jumper cables to the positive terminals of each battery. 

read more
Categories:

What is a Head Gasket?

There are two principle sections to your engine, the engine core, and the engine head. Every car engine is separated into these two parts with other parts working inside to create the power your engine generates. Both of these sections consist of hard metals. The head gasket—or cylinder head gasket—is the seal that connects the two parts. The seal protects the internal parts of the engine from debris, contains fluid or gases within the parts, and maintains pressure integrity. 

read more
Categories: ,
true true true true true true true true true true true true