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2200 South Ridgewood Ave. South Daytona Beach, FL 32119
One block north of our old location

Daytona Beach Auto Repair

(386) 898-0774
Mon - Fri: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Sat: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Monthly Archives: February 2016

Time for Differential Service at Honest-1 Auto Care?

Time for Differential Service at Honest-1 Auto Care?

Hello Daytona Beach - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you see, you've got a differential (or two or three) and it needs service now and then.What does your vehicle differential do? Well, it compensates for the differences in speed between your outer and inner wheels in a turn. Using the dimensions of a typical car, let's compare the distance the wheels travel from the start of a turn through to the completion of the turn.The inside wheel travels about 12.6 feet/3.8 meters. How much farther does the outside wheel travel? About 18.8 feet/5.7 meters – over 6 feet/1.9 meters more. This means the outer tire has to rotate 9 times in the same amount of time that the inner tire has to rotate only 6 times - so ... read more

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Drive Train

Deep Clean Your Fuel System at Honest-1 Auto Care

Having trouble with your fuel system? Bring your vehicle into Honest-1 Auto Care for a check up.In today's Honest-1 Auto Care auto post,we're talking about fuel system cleaning. The first thing to know is how important it is to have a clean fuel system. Daytona Beach residents need fuel to go, and the cleaner the fuel system, the more efficiently the fuel will burn. That means more power and better mileage .A clean fuel system saves money for Daytona Beach drivers at FL gas stations. We guess you could say it all starts and ends at the pump. One of the most important things Daytona Beach residents can do to keep their vehicle fuel system clean is to buy good quality gas. Major brands have detergents that keep gum and varnish from rapidly building up in the fuel system.So buying cheaper gas in FL can actually be more expensive for Daytona Beach drivers in the long run. Now, most cars on FL roads are more than five or six years old. That means they've had time for s ... read more

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Fuel System
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