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  • Automotive Tips from Honest-1 Auto Care: When to Replace Your Wiper Blades

    Tuesday 23 May 2017

    There are several important factors that go into how often Daytona Beach drivers should replace their wiper blades. Of course, the more you use your wipers, the faster the blades will wear out – especially if you use them on an icy windshield. Whether it’s a lot of bugs and road grime from FL freeway driving or lots of wet weather – your blades get a work out and start to wear. But your wiper blades break down even when they aren’t used frequently. They are damaged by su... read more

  • Why Synthetic Oil Is Best for Daytona Beach Drivers

    Tuesday 16 May 2017

    Hello Daytona Beach! Today's Honest-1 Auto Care vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To see why, we'd need a microscope, so we'll have to settle for using our imaginations. The molecules of conventional motor oil are long hydrocarbon chains. Synthetic motor... read more

  • Fuel Injectors

    Tuesday 09 May 2017

    The last new American vehicles sold in Daytona Beach with a carburetor rolled out of the FL dealerships in 1990. Since then, all new vehicles here in Daytona Beach, and nationally, have had fuel injectors. In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much gas to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute. F... read more

  • Honest-1 Auto Care Alternator Replacement Service in Daytona Beach

    Monday 01 May 2017

    Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that – it's all about the alternator. Driving around Daytona Beach is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering wheels, cooled seats, stability control and lane departure warning become more common, it will have to work even harder. Eventually this workhorse just wears out. When it does you have no choice but to order an alternator replace... read more

  • The Importance of Daytona Beach Drivers Following Service Intervals

    Monday 24 April 2017

    Today in our Honest-1 Auto Care blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Daytona Beach with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. How about laundry, watering the lawn and paying the bills? Now, what would happen if you didn't follow these intervals? Well, you'd get more cavities. You may not discover health conditions th... read more