• Questions to Ask Your Daytona Beach Service Advisor

    Sunday 11 November 2018

    We find that a lot of Daytona Beach drivers are a little tentative when they talk with their automotive advisors. They want to ask questions but don't want to be embarrassed or seem pushy. Vehicles are very complicated and there's more to know about them than most of us have the time to learn. Maybe it's because vehicles have become so much more reliable that the average person just doesn't need to know as much to keep their vehicle on the road.You know, your local hospital has a... read more

  • Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Daytona Beach, FL

    Sunday 04 November 2018

    Daytona Beach auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Daytona Beach, FL, are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause of vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But if you take good care of your vehicle coolant system, it will take good care of you.A vehicle's engine creates a lot of heat - so much heat, that if it is not properly cooled, the engine can lock up, resulting in massive damage and repair bills. But when everything is... read more

  • Beware of Cheap Tires in Daytona Beach

    Sunday 28 October 2018

    Do you like to shop for shoes in Daytona Beach?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pairs of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warranty important when buying tires? Daytona Beach drivers should also think about the safety aspect of tires. The tires do a lot of work – they carry the weight of the vehicle and you and yo... read more

  • Serpentine Belt Service at Honest-1 Auto Care in Daytona Beach

    Sunday 21 October 2018

    If you've ever heard a squealing sound under your vehicle hood, chances are it was your serpentine belt. More importantly, the belt powers the alternator. The alternator creates electricity that's used by your vehicle's electrical systems and also charges the battery. Without the alternator, the battery will go dead after a short distance.The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering (some are electric) and power brakes (some use vacuum boost).And, on most vehi... read more

  • Serpentine Belt Service at Honest-1 Auto Care in Daytona Beach

    Sunday 14 October 2018

    Don't you hate it when you hear that squeal from under the hood when you're zipping down a busy Daytona Beach road? It usually means there is a problem with the serpentine belt. The serpentine belt powers a lot of engine accessories. It runs the alternator - which charges the battery; the water pump - which cools the engine; the air conditioning and the power steering pump. All are pretty important parts. It is called a serpentine belt because it snakes around a bunch of engine... read more

  • For Brakes' Sake (Brake Rotor Service in Daytona Beach)

    Sunday 07 October 2018

    Think of how much abuse your brakes take. Day in and day out, they stop your vehicle when it's going fast and when it's going slow. Maybe your vehicle has been vibrating when you brake, or maybe it seems like your stopping distance is a little bit longer than it used to be. Then it's time to get your brakes checked out. After all, you have to be able to stop if you want to be safe. Nearly all newer vehicles have disc brakes on the front, and many have that type of brake on all four wheels. That... read more

  • For Brakes' Sake (Brake Rotor Service in Daytona Beach)

    Sunday 07 October 2018

    Think of how much abuse your brakes take. Day in and day out, they stop your vehicle when it's going fast and when it's going slow. Maybe your vehicle has been vibrating when you brake, or maybe it seems like your stopping distance is a little bit longer than it used to be. Then it's time to get your brakes checked out. After all, you have to be able to stop if you want to be safe. Nearly all newer vehicles have disc brakes on the front, and many have that type of brake on all four wheels. That... read more

  • Fuel Saving Tip: Fuel System Cleaning Near Daytona Beach, FL

    Sunday 30 September 2018

    A lot of fuel is wasted in the Daytona Beach area by dirty fuel delivery systems in vehicles.Let's start at the tank. The gas tank gathers dirt, rust and sediment over the years. That's why there's a fuel filter to clean the fuel after it leaves the tank. A dirty filter will rob the engine of the clean gas it needs to run efficiently.The fuel intake components get coated with gum and varnish over time. This results in fuel being delivered inefficiently and some of that gunk gett... read more

  • Blind Spot Safety for Daytona Beach Driving

    Sunday 23 September 2018

    Blind spots may be a good thing when it comes to a spouse's annoying habits, but when driving an automobile in Daytona Beach, they are definitely to be avoided. So, while it's not good marital advice, it's good auto advice to minimize your own blind spots and stay out of other Daytona Beach drivers' blind spots, especially when it comes to large, heavy vehicles like trucks and buses.First, minimize your own blind spots. Do this before yo... read more

  • Servicing High Mileage Vehicles at Honest-1 Auto Care

    Sunday 16 September 2018

    The price of gas and the uncertain economy are both causing FL residents to review their finances. More and more Daytona Beach drivers are opting to keep their vehicles longer and put off purchasing a newer car. It is estimated that two-thirds of the vehicles on the roads of North America today have over 75,000 miles/120,000 km on them. And the average age of vehicles is now over eleven years. That translates to some car care issues that many Daytona Beach men and women haven't dealt with in the... read more

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