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Monthly Archives: April 2017

Honest-1 Auto Care Alternator Replacement Service in Daytona Beach

Honest-1 Auto Care Alternator Replacement Service in Daytona Beach

Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that – it's all about the alternator.  Driving around Daytona Beach is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering wheels, cooled seats, stability control and lane departure warning become more common, it will have to work even harder. Eventually this workhorse just wears out. When it does you have no choice but to order an alternator replacement because your vehicle won't run without one. Come see your friendly and professional service advisor at Honest-1 Auto Care to learn more. Honest-1 Auto Care2325 S Ridgewood AveDaytona Beach, FL 3211938

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Battery

The Importance of Daytona Beach Drivers Following Service Intervals

The Importance of Daytona Beach Drivers Following Service Intervals

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 in Daytona Beach with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. How about laundry, watering the lawn and paying the bills?Now, what would happen if you didn't follow these intervals? Well, you'd get more cavities. You may not discover health conditions that could be more effectively treated with early detection. And you'd have to wear dirty clothes, be embarrassed by your brown lawn and have your utilities shut off.Clearly, there are some things in life that we have to take care of regularly. If we don't, there are negative consequences. Our quality of life in Daytona Beach takes a hit and it inevitably costs more money.So why is it so hard to remember to follow regular preventive maintenance on our vehicles?Probably a c ... read more

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Maintenance

The Honest-1 Auto Care Guide to Saving Fuel: Get Rid of Dirty Oil

A lot of us drivers are asking ourselves the same question lately: how can we save on fuel? Daytona Beach area residents are all cutting back, if not in fuel consumption, then in other areas of our lives. Preventive Maintenance Preventive maintenance is an important way people in Daytona Beach can conserve fuel by improving fuel economy. And one of the easiest and most effective ways to do that is to keep the oil in our vehicle adequate and clean.Oil lubricates your vehicle engine and keeps it running smoothly. If you're running low, there is increased friction in your engine. Friction creates drag, which means it takes more fuel to keep the vehicle motor running. This all translates to lower fuel economy.Check your oil to make sure the engine is getting all it needs. Your owner's manual and service advisor at Honest-1 Auto Care will tell you the proper weight and type of oil for your vehicle. Responsible Car Care Dirty oil grits up your engine, w ... read more

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Fuel System

Change Your Engine Air Filter at Honest-1 Auto Care

Change Your Engine Air Filter at Honest-1 Auto Care

Many Daytona Beach car owners have probably wondered: "What's the harm in putting off replacing an engine air filter? The answer is that not replacing it could cause your Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor to fail. This expensive sensor is situated between your engine air filter and your engine. Dirty air filters are a leading cause of mass air flow sensor failure – and these babies can cost several hundred dollars to replace in Daytona Beach.Change your vehicle air filter at Honest-1 Auto Care when it's dirty. Your vehicle engine will thank you.Give us a call. Honest-1 Auto Care2325 S Ridgewood AveDaytona Beach, FL 32119386.898.0774    

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Maintenance

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Daytona Beach Vehicle

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Daytona Beach Vehicle

If you're a quart low in your vehicle, there isn't enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you're driving around the Daytona Beach area.The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn't reduce friction properly. The result is you get to watch those numbers at your local Daytona Beach gas pump rolling higher and higher.The transmission also needs the proper amount of clean fluid to do its work. When it's in need of service, the transmission drags your fuel economy down.So keep it clean at Honest-1 Auto Care  and give yourself a fighting chance. Honest-1 Auto Care 2325 S Ridgewood Ave Daytona Beach, FL 32119 386

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Fuel System
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