• A New Battery in Daytona Beach

    Monday 11 February 2019

    Hello Daytona Beach drivers, let's talk about batteries. Car batteries are just like any rechargeable battery. They will eventually wear out and die. If you are shopping for a new battery in Daytona Beach, here's some auto advice to help you.There are two measurements to consider when purchasing a new battery: cold cranking amps and reserve capacity. The power required to start a cold engine is measured in cold cran... read more

  • Power Steering Service in Daytona Beach

    Sunday 03 February 2019

    Most Daytona Beach drivers are too young to remember life before power steering - cranking those great big steering wheels! It was a pretty good workout. Now power steering is standard. Let's look at how it works. The heart of any power steering system is its pump. The pump pressurizes the power steering fluid that provides assist for steering. Most pumps are driven by a belt that is run by the engine; a few are electrically powered. A high-pressure hose passes fluid from the pu... read more

  • Make your Service Visit at Honest-1 Auto Care a Good One

    Sunday 27 January 2019

    Most people don't love going to get their vehicle serviced, but it's one of those things you just have to do. So you might as well get the most of out of it. There are some steps you can take that will likely help you get the best results possible. For one thing, it's important to describe your problem (or problems) to the service advisor accurately and clearly. If your vehicle is making a noise, for example, take time to really listen to it and think of the best way to describe it. Does it incr... read more

  • Make your Service Visit at Honest-1 Auto Care a Good One

    Sunday 27 January 2019

    Most people don't love going to get their vehicle serviced, but it's one of those things you just have to do. So you might as well get the most of out of it. There are some steps you can take that will likely help you get the best results possible. For one thing, it's important to describe your problem (or problems) to the service advisor accurately and clearly. If your vehicle is making a noise, for example, take time to really listen to it and think of the best way to describe it. Does it incr... read more

  • Speak Up: Talking with Your Honest-1 Auto Care Service Advisor

    Sunday 20 January 2019

    About 80% of the vehicles on Daytona Beach roads today are behind on their preventive maintenance schedules. That translates to about 160 million vehicles in the United States that aren't performing as well as they could be - thousands right here in FL. Some of the maintenance issues are minor. Others represent serious safety concerns. There are many reasons Daytona Beach drivers neglect their routine car care. Some of the more common ones are complacency, lack o... read more

  • Improve Your Night Vision When Driving in Daytona Beach

    Sunday 13 January 2019

    Night driving in Daytona Beach is not as safe as daylight driving as evidenced by the increased accident rate at night. Much of that is simply because it's dark outside.Visibility is important to safe driving. Ninety percent of our driving decisions are based on what we see. And at night, we just can't see as much as we can during the day. In fact, if you have 20/20 vision during the day, your night vision is only 20/50. To translate, that means that an object y... read more

  • E-85 Fuel Safety Advice from Honest-1 Auto Care

    Sunday 06 January 2019

      Today at Honest-1 Auto Care we want to talk with you about a very important safety issue. This automotive safety warning is coming from a very unusual source: fire fighting experts. You've probably heard of E-85 gasoline being offered in the Daytona Beach area. Some newer vehicle models are specifically built to run on E-85 – the rest are not. Does your vehicle use E-85 gasoline? Bring it down to Honest-1 Auto Care at 2325 S Ridgewood... read more

  • Battery Maintenance Tips From Honest-1 Auto Care

    Tuesday 01 January 2019

    When it comes to your vehicle, it all starts with the battery. Proper battery maintenance is important for two reasons:First, your vehicle won't start or run without it. Second, it is the key to the long life of your auto electrical system. If your battery isn't working efficiently, your alternator has to work overtime to make up for it, and other electrical components can suffer as well.A number of years ago sealed batteries were introduced to the local Daytona Beach, FL, market. They were hail... read more

  • New School: Automotive Honest-1 Auto Care Technician Training

    Sunday 30 December 2018

    Daytona Beach consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other.Today's vehicles have made significant improvements in reliability and performance over the last few decades. They also deliver more power to Daytona Beach drivers more efficiently than ever before. For example, some... read more

  • Keeping Your Daytona Beach Air Fresh When Driving With a Clean Cabin Air Filter

    Sunday 23 December 2018

    Pop quiz: What is a cabin air filter? A. A filter for your Daytona Beach house?B. A fresh, piney scent?C. A filter for the passenger compartment of your car? Clever you, it's C.A cabin air filter cleans the outside air before it comes into the passenger compartment of your vehicle. It filters out common FL air particles like dust, pollen, spores, bacteria, pollutants, exhaust gas, odors and even sparrows.These high tech filters can block particles larger than 3 microns. By contrast, a grain of s... read more

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