Honda News, Information & Analysis

Tips for Correcting a Skid or Slide

We are entering into that time of year when there will be ice and snow on the roads. Norris Honda understands that it can be scary to start to slide when you are out driving on the roads in Baltimore, MD. If you start to slide, here are a few tips to help.

A front-wheel slide occurs when the vehicle starts going in the opposite direction of where you intend it to go. When this happens, ease back on the gas. Focus on the place you want the car to go and turn slightly in that direction. If you are…

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Don't Become a Car Theft Victim on Purpose

Norris Honda has been in business long enough to know that our customers like to stay informed. Our continued commitment is to be an asset to the community, beyond the sale of your vehicle. Being the victim of a stolen car is one of the most frustrating experiences an owner will ever encounter. What should you do to prevent it?

Many car thefts are simply opportune moments for a thief. Therefore, don’t ever leave your car unlocked, even while you’re driving. Don’t ever leave your engine running with an unattended car while you go into a store…

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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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