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Honda builds some pretty incredible vehicles, and although the time between oil changes has drastically increased in the past decade or so, regular vehicle maintenance is still vital to keeping your car running long and strong. While the physical act of scheduling an appointment and getting your car to your nearest Honda dealer is up to you, newer Honda vehicles provide friendly reminders when necessary maintenance intervals pop up based on time or mileage. With this “Maintenance Minder” feature, you can cross forgetfulness off your list of excuses for delaying important car care. (more…)
When you get behind the wheel of a new or unfamiliar car, there are always a few distinct features, lights, or actions that might catch you off guard. Who hasn’t turned on the windshield wipers when trying to put the headlights on in a friend’s car? Those vehicle quirks aren’t limited to unfamiliar vehicles, however. One question we’ve received from Honda owners is about their vehicle’s headlights momentarily dimming when they are at a red light or stop sign. Although it’s momentary and creates no real problems, it’s worth exploring. (more…)
As vehicle owners, any noise, vibration, sound or smell can raise some red flags of concern. So if you’re cruising along on the highway and you feel some slight vibration, you might wonder whether or not it’s normal. If you’re the owner a Honda with a V-6 engine, you can likely rest easy if this is something you’ve experienced.
One of the great technologies present in several Honda models is called Variable Cylinder Management, and although this feature will help you save on fuel, it can occasionally result in slight, temporary vibration. (more…)