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Is it Time to Fix Your Headlights?

Comfort while driving is always a good thing, but you want to make safety your priority. Making sure all parts work reliably contributes to safety. So, don't ignore any issues with your headlights. Without reliable headlights, driving at night or other low-light conditions becomes dangerous.

The most obvious time to service the headlights is when the bulbs burn out. Don't delay for a second once you notice a headlight needs a new bulb. Some drivers choose to take chances with one headlight. They don't even worry about getting a ticket. 

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Back-To-School Time Prompts Caring for a Car

One of the best times to check your owner's manual is right before the school season starts. You don't want to run into car trouble when commuting with the little ones. Unfortunately, with so many things competing for our attention, we overlook our cars, trucks, and SUVs. Don't let that happen. Be on top of car maintenance and service at all times. Let the looming start of the school year motivate you to take action.

Be proactive with other car-related responsibilities. For example, do you have jumper cables, a first aid kit, flashlights, and other safety items…

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Your Teen's First Car: What You Need to Know

For their entire life, you have done all you can to keep your teen safe. Now that it's time to choose their first car, this goal of safety is especially important. When you're not with them, you will be entirely depending on your teen's car to keep them safe as they navigate the busy roads. At Economy Honda Superstore, we want you to make the best choice for your teen, so we offer these tips to help in your car-buying process.

In all cases, high-horsepower vehicles should be avoided. 

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Refinancing vs. Trading in Your Car

Do you want to refinance or trade in your vehicle to lower your monthly car payments? Things happen, and when your financial status changes, you could be dreading that payment each and every month. To get back on track, trading in your vehicle offers you a solution. You can lower your payment, get into a new vehicle, and remove high interest rate loans. It also comes down to the dealer that you choose to buy your current vehicle and if you have any equity in that vehicle.

Refinancing is a good option if you want to keep your current vehicle…

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Spring Car Care Tips

The warmer weather of the spring season often makes it easier to provide proper care for your car. Give your car a good wash to remove the salt and other debris from the winter season, as leaving it behind can damage the paint and underbody. You can also apply a coat of wax to your car to protect the clear coat.

Spend some time cleaning the inside of your vehicle during the spring season. Economy Honda Superstore often has the tools needed to clean the carpet and other details if you don't have them, removing dirt, mud, and other…

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How to Choose the Right Car Seat for Your Child

The factors you need to consider when choosing a car seat include the traffic laws in your state as well as the age and weight of your child. Infants will need a rear-facing seat that buckles securely into the car's existing belt system. At about nine months old, babies can have a more spacious seat that will keep them safe and allow them to enjoy the scenery.

A booster seat is appropriate for small children, giving them protection while also elevating them sufficiently to look outside.  

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Reasons to Wash Your Vehicle on a Regular Basis

If you want to extend the lifespan of your vehicle, it is important to keep the interior and exterior in good condition, and we can help at Economy Honda Superstore. One way you can keep your exterior in optimal shape is by washing it on a regular basis.

If you wash your vehicle regularly, it will will prevent damage to the exterior. Dirt can cause scratches, rust, and damage to the protective coating. Keeping your vehicle free of dirt will keep the paint fresh. Moreover, keeping your car clean will also enhance safety.  

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Gaskets - Small Part with Big Jobs

Every member of our team at Economy Honda Superstore wants you to be an informed driver who knows how to take care of your car and understand the importance of parts under the hood, whether they’re big or small parts. Gaskets are a major part of what keeps your car running smoothly.

Gaskets, which may be made of rubber, steel or copper, are the tiny parts that hold many of the larger components together under the hood. They also provide a tight seal so that liquids and important fluids cannot leak out of the engine, transmission or any other…

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Safe Ways to Approach Bicyclists While Driving

Perhaps you've seen more bicyclists now that the weather is getting much warmer. With that in mind, it's a good opportunity to remind you of the safest ways to react to them while driving.

The most important safety factor is your driving speed. When approaching bicyclists, be prepared to slow down and provide them the right-of-way. It's normal to become frustrated, especially when you're trying to get where you need to go on time. Still, a little common courtesy and obeying the laws can provide more opportunities to prevent injuries from occurring.  

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Is Your Engine Overheating?

There are some warning signs to be aware of if your engine is overheating. This includes your ‘check engine’ light coming on and the thermostat showing that the engine is overheated. At Economy Honda Superstore, we’re here to go over some of the most common reasons for overheating.

Some parts under the hood may break or malfunction from time to time. Keeping up on your preventative maintenance can make it easier to catch problems with your water hose, radiator, coolant levels, and more. You may notice that there is a leak in fluids, too, which could be your coolant…

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