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A Vehicle Dashcam Allows for Practical Uses and Unexpected Recordings

Have you ever been on the road when something occurred, and you wished that you had a vehicle dashcam? Whether it’s something good, or bad, it seems cameras are responsible for all the videos that are popping up and going viral over the internet every day.

These are 5 reasons to use a vehicle dashcam:

  1. Video evidence that can be used for any traffic accident dispute.
  2. Continuous recording when parking your vehicle in a parking garage or questionable location.
  3. Recording of pedestrian errors that would typically result in driver responsibility...
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A Front-Wheel and Rear-Wheel Drive Comparison

We believe that informed car buyers make better auto purchases, so we offer car knowledge on this blog. Today, we provide a comparison of front-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive technologies.

Front-wheel drive configurations apply engine force to a car's front wheels. This configuration style pulls cars. Rear-wheel drive setups apply the engine's horsepower to an auto's rear wheels. This configuration style pushes cars. In addition to the pulling action, front-wheel drive setups place most of the car's weight over its drive wheels, which enables superb wet-road traction.

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Powertrain Warranty vs. Bumper-to-Bumper Warranties

Have you ever wondered what a powertrain warranty covers? Most dealerships will include a powertrain warranty to protect the engine and transmission. The engine is the most expensive to replace, followed by the transmission. The warranties will typically cover repairs and replacement for issues that are not your fault or related to any accidents. However, the coverage may change depending on the dealership's terms.

The bumper-to-bumper warranty covers everything inside the car and between the bumpers. However, dealerships can customize what is covered under this warranty.

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Exploring Motor Oil Myths

When you purchase a new vehicle, it is important to have regular maintenance done periodically, such as having your oil changed. It is unfortunate but true that there are some myths floating around regarding motor oil and how often to change it. Your best bet is to follow the recommendations made by your owner's manual or by following the schedule suggested by our Honda service center. This will ensure you have your vehicle around for many years to come.

Motor oil does not need to be changed every 3,000 miles. 

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How to Test Your Honda Car's Battery Like a Professional

If you can safely test your car battery, you can determine if it needs replacing or maybe a cable has come loose and needs to simply be tightened. To test the car battery, you'll need safety goggles, gloves, and a voltmeter.

  • Be sure your car is not running and you have turned the car lights off too.
  • Open the hood, locate the battery, clear off any corrosion on the terminals.
  • The voltmeter has a red positive cable that goes to positive on the battery, black cable to negative on battery. 
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Do You Know If Your Alternator Is Working as It Should?

Your vehicle's electrical system can be a tricky thing to understand. It is, however, important to gain at least a basic idea of how things work to ensure that you are able to keep the system properly maintained. First thoughts may go to the battery, but your vehicle's alternator is just as important to the system.

The alternator of your vehicle functions, essentially, as a generator. Once your vehicle is started, all electrical components are powered by the alternator. This is accomplished by the engine spinning wheels which are linked, one connected to the engine the other connected…

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Take Care of Your Vehicle’s Alignment

Our dealership has been doing alignments successfully on cars for decades. With the top techs in the Morgan Hill area, we can make certain that your car's steering components will be in top working order, ensuring the safe operation of your vehicle.

The good news about alignments is that they usually don't cost all that much. The bad news is that people will often procrastinate, even postponing having their vehicles checked out after it becomes extremely obvious, due to pulling or vibrations, that there is something seriously wrong with their car's steering.

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Know the Difference between All-Wheel and Four-Wheel Drive

If you're facing tough driving conditions this season, you might want to consider an all-wheel or four-wheel drive vehicle. Most people know that these vehicles are much better at handling snow, ice, sharp inclines, and, pretty much any other obstacle. These two types of vehicles work by supplying power to all four wheels. The main difference between them is that the four-wheel drive supplies power to all wheels all the time. All-wheel drive works a little differently by only giving power to the wheels as needed.

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Stay Up-to-Date with Your Horsepower Needs

Mileage, features, and price are all important factors when purchasing a new vehicle. Another important piece of information for vehicle buyers is the horsepower. Knowing the horsepower of an engine can give the buyer a lot of information about the vehicle before they even sit behind the wheel.

Horsepower is a unit of measurement that is equal to the power of one horse moving 33,000 pounds of coal one foot in a minute. Today's consumers can compare one engine's horsepower to another engine's horsepower. Back in the eighteenth century, steam engine customers used horsepower to compare…

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Simple Techniques of Upgrading Your Vehicle Headlights

Accidents commonly occur at night because of dimmed or faulty headlights. Headlights should have clear lighting to enable the driver to navigate through the dark safely. You should ensure that your headlights are in a perfect condition and produce bright illumination to avoid being penalized for violating traffic regulations.

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