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You Must Have Sufficient Tire Tread

Every vehicle has wheels. Even outdated horse carriages, chariots, and other modes of transportation have wheels. Without them, driving would be far more difficult, and not nearly as safe.

Not everybody knows when it’s time to get new tires, unfortunately. You can pull a quarter or penny out of your pocket or change jar to test tread length. For both tests, you stick the coin head-down into the tread’s recessions. If you can see either figure’s head, your tread is less than 4/32 inches and 2/32 inches in length, respectively.

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Why It Is a Good Idea To Get Your Parts From The Dealership

There is a decided difference between dealer brand name, factory authorized parts and aftermarket parts that you can purchase more inexpensively at auto discount stores and the like. When customers bring in their cars for maintenance and repairs, they expect the ideal service and maintenance for their vehicle along with the correct parts for it...

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Fluid Service for Your Car

If you own a car, SUV, or even a minivan, you know how valuable they can be for all sorts of tasks that you need to complete every day. Whether you're traveling to work or hauling a bunch of firewood, there's really no substitute for having a vehicle, and if you want your vehicle to treat you right then you have to do the same for it by getting its recommended maintenance completed regularly. Specifically, you need to have all the fluids serviced regularly to ensure prolonged performance and longevity out of your vehicle for years to come…

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Travel Safety Tips in Time for the Holidays

As excited as you are about your upcoming holiday road trip, you need to start planning for things that could go wrong on the highway. We recommend that you make a few small preparations in advance so that you can streamline your road trip experience.

  • Bring a couple cans of tire fix-a-flat just in case more than one tire goes flat on the trip.
  • Pack a small bag with a nice mix of tools for repairs.
  • Bring a gallon of engine coolant to treat the engine if it overheats.
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Traveling with Food is Easier with Planning

Traveling to a family gathering or a holiday potluck dinner can be challenging. Keeping the food inside of its dish and off of your car's interior doesn't mean you have to drive five mph though, just have a food transport plan. The South Tacoma Honda sales team wants to help you with your holiday food transportation prep!

If you have a crockpot, wrap plastic wrap between the food and the lid, and then also wrap the plastic over the lid. Doing this will keep the contents of your dish contained. Some crockpots have a convenient locking lid.

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What to do after you have received a lease-end mailing

If you have received a lease-end document about your current Honda lease, it probably means that your time with your car is almost up. Before proceeding to buy or return the automobile, consider the following.
  • Check for the actual market value of the automobile
  • Assess your contract for the buyout price.
If the market value of the car is higher than the buyout figure in your lease contract, then this means that you can purchase the vehicle comfortably. Alternatively, you can choose to sell it to a friend or a neighbor who has been eyeing it and make a small…
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Servicing at the Dealership: Is It Really the Best Option?

With so many options available for servicing your vehicle, you may wonder why you should always service your vehicle at the dealership. And it's a valid question, considering just how many places there really are to keep your vehicle in tip-top shape. Let's take a look at why your car dealership really is the best bang for your buck when it comes to vehicle maintenance.
  • Our technicians are factory trained to know your vehicle the best.
  • Access to OEM parts, so when your vehicle needs to be repaired, it gets the right part for the job.
  • Getting work…
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Head back to school in style with the Honda Fit

Do you have a high school or college student heading back to school? Perhaps you're the one starting your educational journey. Either way, if you need a reliable, functional vehicle for your back-to-school travels, the 2017 Honda Fit is surely for you. This compact car offers all the features and capabilities you need while still allow

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