Honda News, Information & Analysis

The New Honda Passport Gives You Power and Control

The Honda Passport is a new midsize SUV that allows you to take control of off-road terrain in a whole new way. A 280-horsepower V6 engine paired with all-wheel-drive and an Intelligent Traction Management system, the Passport is your ideal travel companion for tough road conditions and weekend adventures. If you are still driving a two-wheel-drive car, now is the perfect time to try out a car that gives you double the control.

The technology inside the Honda Passport makes driving easier and more comfortable.  

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Is the Honda Accord a Great Mid-Size Sedan?

First things first, the all-new Honda Accord is a direct representation of what consumers can expect from a mid-size sedan. This modern-day automobile is loaded with exceptional features in performance, technology, and comfort. Drivers will receive a thrilling ride that's worth the price of admission.

The new Honda Accord is technologically engaged thanks to its wide array of innovative components. The exterior of the sedan hosts stunning LED headlights with Daytime-Running Lamps. For the interior, the Accord offers a One-Touch Power Moonroof.  

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How an Alternator Powers Your Car

Your car's battery controls the flow of power to electrical components, but it's your car's alternator that creates all the electricity that your battery controls. One common question here at Norris Honda is, "What does an alternator do exactly?" An alternator's job is a lot simpler than it sounds.

When you drive through town to and from work, and whenever you're on the road, your car's motion delivers mechanical energy like a windmill.  

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Use Your Vehicle Luggage Rack for Maximum Potential

If your vehicle has come with a luggage rack or if you have had one added on, you want to make sure that you can make the most out of this feature. While your vehicle may have great cargo space, it's beneficial to have exterior storage as well. It comes in handy for long road trips.

Your rack should have a cargo container or luggage that can fit properly on the rack. Use appropriate connectors to keep everything secure. Cam buckle straps are the best product to use. You don't want the container or bag to overhang any…

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Replacing Your Headlights for Better Light Quality

Headlights are some of the parts of your vehicle that are going to need a lot of maintenance. This is so that they continue to provide you with an adequate amount of light so that you can see better during inclement weather or at night. At some point, you are going to have to replace your lights.

One of the hardest parts of replacing a bulb is the cost. If you have halogen bulbs, then they are typically going to run you $20 at the most. For HID bulbs, you are going to be paying more than $100 for each…

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Get Your Car Ready to Head Back to School

It's time to start thinking about back to school, and that means getting your car ready for the road. If you have been ignoring a warning light or you haven't had the oil changed, now is a good time to take care of your vehicle's maintenance needs.

Clean out your car and make sure you have a working spare tire, jack, and emergency equipment such as a flashlight and jumper cables. Get yourself organized and pack everything you would need together. Check your tires and get them rotated if necessary. Get your repairs done so you aren…

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The Process of Jump Starting a Car

When a vehicle has a battery that needs power, you can jump start it with jumper cables. The process of completing this task is simple if you follow a few strategic steps.

Jumper cables aren't extremely long, so you must consider the length before setting up your car for a jump start. Typically, if you park your automobile about 18 inches near the other vehicle's hood, you'll have no problems reaching the battery terminals.  

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Can You Debadge a Car?

Badges glued to a vehicle often detract from appearance. Drivers may fear to touch the badges out of worries they might make things worse. If you debadge a car the right way, the process won't likely cause any problems, and you can do so with many everyday household items.

Badges affixed with adhesives may come loose after exposure to hot water. Spraying adhesive remover on the badge further loosens it. The heat from a hair dryer then also breaks down the adhesive. Once destroyed, the adhesive can't hold the badge. 

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How Does Neglecting Washing Your Vehicle Lead to Damage?

Most people think that washing a vehicle is something that is simply done in order to make the vehicle look nicer. In fact, washing the exterior of your vehicle can actually be a great way to prevent rust and damage. This process should be done once every two weeks, weather permitting. Keep in mind, you don't want to wash your vehicle and allow moisture to freeze on the surface. That will cause its own set of problems.

Routinely washing your vehicle removes dust, road salt, and dirt that can cause the painted finish on your vehicle to become damaged…

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Keep a Car That's Fit for Spring Driving

Mowing the lawn, cleaning your home, and planting flowers are all items that may be on your spring "to do" list. Something else you should add to that list is to take care of your car to get it ready for the summer driving season. At Norris Honda, we want you to have a summer to remember by following these easy spring car care tips.

Above all, spring makes a great time to clean your vehicle thoroughly. With no remaining threat of winter grime attacking your vehicle, you can clean your car inside and out to help protect the paint…

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