• 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

  • Daytona Beach Alignment Service

    Monday 14 May 2018

    Your car might have an alignment problem if: it drifts or pulls to one side, your steering wheel is off center, you have uneven tire wear or your car doesn't feel like it handles right. When all of a vehicle's wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Running into potholes around Daytona Beach and smacking a curb or other object are great ways to knock your car out of alignment. Then, one or more of your wheels starts pulling in a slightly different direction and... read more

  • Automotive Tips from Honest-1 Auto Care: Wiper Blades ? Signs of Wear

    Sunday 06 May 2018

    90% of our driving decisions are based on vision. Anything that impedes your vision can affect your driving safety – including a dirty windshield. In that sense, your wiper blades are an important safety system. Most Daytona Beach drivers will wait until their wipers have failed before they replace them. Then they find themselves in a driving situation around FL when they really need forward visibility only to discover that their wipers are worn or maybe even torn and can’t... read more

  • Ask Honest-1 Auto Care About the Importance of Service Intervals

    Monday 30 April 2018

    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 with recommended intervals: What about six-month dental cleanings and regular physical exams? Then there's laundry, mowing the lawn, paying your electric bill, changing your furnace filter - you get the idea.Now, what would happen if you didn't follow these intervals?For one thing, your teeth may get more c... read more

  • Your Well Trained Technician at Honest-1 Auto Care

    Tuesday 24 April 2018

    When your vehicle has a problem or just needs some routine service, you might get a little nervous. Your vehicle's so important to your life in Daytona Beach, you need to get back on the road as soon as possible – with the problem fixed right the first time.If you've ever checked into some of the technician training Honest-1 Auto Care professionals receive, you may be surprised at how much specialized knowledge and skill goes into diagnosing and repairing a moder... read more

  • Honest-1 Auto Care Service for Your Exhaust System

    Monday 16 April 2018

    Your vehicle's exhaust system is more than just a tailpipe and a muffler. In fact, it is one of the most complex systems on your vehicle. The manifold is attached to the vehicle engine. It collects exhaust from the cylinders and directs it into the exhaust pipe. Gaskets seal the connection of the manifold to the engine and to other joints. A cracked or loose manifold or a leaking or damaged gasket can allow dangerous gases to enter the passenger compartment of a vehicle. One of... read more

  • Honest-1 Auto Care Guide to Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

    Tuesday 10 April 2018

    Today's Honest-1 Auto Care post focuses on using coolant. If you pour in the wrong kind, it won't protect the cooling system and may even void the warranty. Check your vehicle owner's manual. Of course, your Honest-1 Auto Care service advisor will know the proper coolant for your vehicle.Brake fluid is confusing for some Daytona Beach drivers. Back when we opened Honest-1 Auto Care, most vehicles used Dot 3 brake fluid. Now we have Dot 4 and Dot 5. Some Daytona Beach residents mistakenly t... read more

  • Air Conditioning Service in Daytona Beach

    Sunday 01 April 2018

    Hey Daytona Beach! Let's talk about one of our FL summertime must-haves: your car A/C. It's real easy for Daytona Beach drivers to take their car's air conditioner for granted. Just push the right buttons and out comes cool, dry, clean air. But your air conditioning system needs attention from time to time to help it keep its cool. Do you hear loud noises under the hood when you turn on your air conditioner? Do you only get cool air sporadi... read more

  • The Edible Engine

    Sunday 25 March 2018

    You may have had a friend whose vehicle was the victim of hungry rodents.  After all, mice, rats and squirrels—even rabbits—have been known to gnaw on wires in engine compartments, causing vehicle electrical systems to go haywire.  They can disable a vehicle completely and be very expensive to fix. In 2017, some drivers noticed their vehicle's wiring was being chewed and found out the automaker was using a relatively new material for covering their wires: soy.  Many of... read more

  • Honest-1 Auto Care Automotive Tips: Alternator

    Wednesday 21 March 2018

    Your alternator makes electricity to start and run your engine and all of the vital electrical systems in your vehicle. That’s everything from the on-board computers to the turn signals. And of course there is the entertainment system, seat heaters, power windows and everything you plug into the power outlets. After your alternator makes enough electricity to do all that, it recharges your battery with what’s left over.When Daytona Beach drivers constantly have a low or dead bat... read more

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