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Why Tire Rotation Is So Important

When you think about the important parts of your vehicle, you should put tires on whatever list that you generate. Without properly inflated and performing tires, you will not be going very far. This is why you will want to have a tire rotation completed regularly, so make sure that you visit Elk Grove Honda to have that done.

You will want to have your tires rotated because it will give them a longer life on average. This is partly due to the fact that regular rotation will allow the tread to wear evenly across the entire set. That keeps…

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A Few Reasons to Use Car Wax Regularly

In Elk Grove, drivers take a lot of pride in the appearance of their vehicles. Car wax can be a good way to keep your car looking brand new. Elk Grove Honda offers the following important things to know about car wax.

Car wax really is a type of wax, most often rendered from natural sources. Popular types of wax are palm or carnauba. When the wax is rendered it is mixed with various solvents and oils to make the product that drivers are familiar with. Car wax is firm, but it becomes soft when worked into the finish of…

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Learn More About Car Gaskets and Their Purpose

Drivers may be unfamiliar with the vital role of gaskets. Elk Grove Honda likes to keep drivers informed. Here are a few things that you should know about gaskets.

For starters, there are as many as 100 gaskets on the typical modern car. These parts are used on car engines, fuel pumps, and cooling systems. The most common materials for gaskets are rubber and stainless steel. Some car gaskets are flexible while others are rigid.

A gasket has a single purpose. It is used to create a tight seal between two parts on a car. That seal prevents fluids from…

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Fuel System Service

The fuel pump is a critical part of your engine that you cannot take for granted. It provides much of the power to your engine. You need to know how to recognize the signs that could foretell the failure of your fuel pump.

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Understanding Your Spare Tire Options

Do not be left stranded on the side of the road without a spare tire. There are numerous events that will cause a tire blowout, making it important that you have a spare tire in your trunk.

There are a variety of different approaches to take when outfitting your vehicle with a spare. 

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Oversteer And Understeer: Understanding Vehicle Dynamics Basics

When it comes to automobile safety you don't need to understand the specifics of vehicle dynamics. You are well served understanding a few basic points regarding vehicle dynamics, however. For example, you are wise understanding the essentials of oversteering and understeering.

Oversteering occurs when a vehicle turns more significantly than is commanded via the steering wheel. On the other hand, understeering involves a vehicle that turns less significantly that the steering wheel command from the driver. These steering derivations are classified as elements of vehicle 

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How to Tell if Your Fuel System Needs Service

Has your car not been performing as it should? Does it seem to be sputtering when it should be picking up speed? At Elk Grove Honda, we want you to be aware of potential problems with your vehicle, especially if they might involve the fuel system. Stop and see our professionals so we can take a look.

In the meantime, here are some signs your fuel system may be in need of service.
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• The engine won’t turn over.
• Your gas mileage is decreased.
• Car speed will occasionally surge back and forth.
• The car seems to lose power when under…
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The Key Things To Know About The Suspension System

We at Elk Grove Honda think that every vehicle owner should be aware of the basic components of their vehicle. This is so that the owner can maintain their car and be able to address issues promptly.

A key part in the construction of any vehicle is its suspension system. It is a system of shocks and struts that absorb impacts and shocks while you are on the road. Impacts and shocks can result from things like potholes and debris on the ground. Shocks and struts look like giant springs, and they absorb the shocks and bumps that would otherwise…
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What Do The Cabin And Engine Air Filters Do?

We at Elk Grove Honda think that when customers in Elk Grove are more informed about how to take care of their car, then they will indeed take better care of their car. Today's tip is about cabin and engine air filters.

Both the cabin and engine air filter are filters that need to be replaced periodically. The cabin air filter is found within the air conditioning system in the vehicle. The engine air filter is part of the engine system.

A cabin air filter removes pollen, dust, and mold from the A/C system in the car. This…
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