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Honest-1 Auto Care Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

Honest-1 Auto Care Maintenance Tips: The Belt Goes On

All Daytona Beach service advisors know that without the alternator, the battery will go dead in a few miles. The serpentine belt may also run the pumps for both the power steering and power brakes. And on many vehicles, the serpentine belt powers the water pump. The water pump circulates coolant through the engine to keep it within normal operating temperatures. (On some vehicles, the water pump is powered by the timing belt instead of the serpentine belt.) So you can see the serpentine belt does a lot of work. And it if breaks, it affects a lot of systems. That's why your vehicle manufacturer and your service advisor at Honest-1 Auto Care have recommended that it be changed every so often so that it doesn't fail.Your friendly and knowledgeable Honest-1 Auto Care service advisor can perform a visual inspection of the belt to see if it has any cracks that signal the belt could fail soon and will measu ... read more

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What to Do in Case of an Accident in Daytona Beach

Screeching tires, crunching metal – it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Daytona Beach, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Daytona Beach drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident occurs, you should always stop. Leaving the scene of an accident in Daytona Beach is considered a crime - even if it's not your fault. And hit and run penalties are fairly severe, possibly resulting in steep fines, loss of your FL driver's license or even jail time.Your jurisdiction may require that you try to help someone who is injured by calling for help or performing first aid if you are able. Warn other motorists by putting out flares, using your flashers or lifting your hood. Call Daytona Beach emergency services as soon as possible. Tell the operator if medical or fire help is needed.You should always file a police report. It's tempting to skip this if eve ... read more

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Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on FL Roads?

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in FL spends two and a half hours daily in their vehicle.The government says 100,000 auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressive driving is the number one traffic safety concern.)So what does this have to do with how your vehicle smells while you're driving around Daytona Beach?Well, which scent did you think makes drivers more alert? Is it: A. Strawberry B. New Car C. Pine D. Warm Vanilla Breeze It's C. Drivers are more alert and have less fatigue with pine scent in the vehicle, according to AroMetrics.And, drivers were less angry with overall improved driving performance with strawberry and pine scents.And you thought they just smelled nice. Honest-1 Auto Care2325 S Ridgewood AveDaytona Beach, FL 3211938

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