• Automotive Tips from Honest-1 Auto Care: Rotor Problems

    Sunday 15 July 2018

    The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Daytona Beach.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in less contact surface for the brake pads, leaving you with reduced braking power.Over time and miles, rotors can also wear down below safe specifications. It is important for Daytona Beach drivers... read more

  • Automotive Tips from Honest-1 Auto Care: Wiper Blade Options

    Sunday 08 July 2018

    Wiper blades are critically important to Daytona Beach drivers for good driving visibility and safety. When it’s time to replace your wiper blades, there are a number of different wiper blade designs and grades. Daytona Beach drivers should always use at least the design or grade that came with their vehicle. If you live in FL where there is a lot of wet weather, flying insects, or you do a lot of highway driving, you may want to upgrade to a more advanced design or premium quality wi... read more

  • Cabin Air Filter From Honest-1 Auto Care

    Tuesday 03 July 2018

    Here is a questions for Daytona Beach drivers: What is a cabin air filter?Is it: A filter for a house in the middle of the woods? A fresh, piney scent? A filter for the passenger compartment of your car? Clever you, it's 3.A cabin air filter cleans the outside air before it comes into the passenger compartment. It filters out dust, pollen, spores, bacteria, pollutants, sparrows, exhaust gas and odors.These high tech filters can block particles larger than 3 microns... read more

  • To Fix or Not To Fix: That Is the Question.

    Monday 25 June 2018

    No matter what vehicle you drive, when certain things break, you have to make a decision.  Should I get it fixed now, later or never?  Air conditioning is one of those things.  You can certainly live without air conditioning, but it sure is nice to have on a sweltering day. Let's say your air conditioning breaks in the fall and you live in a climate where it gets quite cold in the winter.  Should you get it fixed now, wait until spring since it won't get warm until then or ma... read more

  • To Fix or Not To Fix: That Is the Question.

    Monday 25 June 2018

    No matter what vehicle you drive, when certain things break, you have to make a decision.  Should I get it fixed now, later or never?  Air conditioning is one of those things.  You can certainly live without air conditioning, but it sure is nice to have on a sweltering day. Let's say your air conditioning breaks in the fall and you live in a climate where it gets quite cold in the winter.  Should you get it fixed now, wait until spring since it won't get warm until then or ma... read more

  • Automobile Fluids For Your vehicle

    Tuesday 19 June 2018

    If you've walked through the automotive fluids section of an auto parts store in Daytona Beach, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle?As you know, these fluids all serve a function in making your car run as you drive around the Daytona Beach area. Your vehicle manufacturer has specified a particular type of fluid for every system from the motor, to the cooling system, brake fluid and so on. When you realize that... read more

  • Road Trip: Be Ready for Anything with a Trip Inspection at Honest-1 Auto Care

    Sunday 10 June 2018

    Road trip, anyone? Nothing spoils a great vacation faster than ending up stranded on the side of the road or spending a week in a rundown motel while our vehicle sits in the shop. Long days on the road can bring out the worst in your vehicle, so before you leave, prepare it for the journey by getting a trip inspection at Honest-1 Auto Care in Daytona Beach. After all, you wouldn't travel without clean socks, why ask your vehicle to travel with a load of dirty oil?The first step in a trip in... read more

  • Upgrade Shocks for Better Handling in Daytona Beach

    Sunday 03 June 2018

    Many Daytona Beach drivers probably don't think of their shock absorbers as an important safety system; but that's just what shocks and struts are. They're all about ride control – keeping your vehicle tires in contact with the road and managing body motion.Every time you hit a bump or pothole on a Daytona Beach road, your tire wants to bounce up. The bigger the bump, the higher the bounce. Your shocks or struts push down on the tire to maintain the traction you need to st... read more

  • Breathe Deep in Daytona Beach With a New Cabin Air Filter

    Monday 28 May 2018

    Poor interior air quality is nothing to sneeze at, and Daytona Beach auto owners might be interested to know that more and more new cars are coming equipped with a cabin air filter. Check your vehicle owner's manual, but they typically need to be replaced at around 12,000 to 15,000 miles (19,000 to 24,000 kilometers).The filter is usually under the vehicle hood or under the dashboard. Some are a little tricky to get to, so you'll want to have your friendly and knowledgeable Honest... read more

  • Wiper Blades in FL

    Sunday 20 May 2018

    If you're gonna drive around the Daytona Beach area, you've got to be able to see! So having a good set of windshield wipers is extremely important. We've all experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm or when our windshield is just dirty.It seems like your wiper blades are always at their worst when you need them the most. But windshield wipers are like most other vehicle parts– they ... read more

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