• Need a New Battery? Call Honest-1 Auto Care Today

    Sunday 05 May 2019

    Hello Daytona Beach drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do – 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Daytona Beach, bits of the surface of the battery plates disintegrate. As this process continues over a few years, the alternator has to work harder to supplement the battery charge. Over time, enough of the battery is damaged that it can no longer hold a charge and it... read more

  • Automotive Tips from Honest-1 Auto Care: Making a Battery Last Longer

    Sunday 28 April 2019

    One thing all Daytona Beach drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Honest-1 Auto Care can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deeply depleted – like from using your headlights when the engine is off – is very harmful to your battery. Most automotive batteries can only take that about 10 times before they are ruined.Also, making sure... read more

  • 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

  • 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

  • Automotive Tips from Honest-1 Auto Care: Battery Testing

    Monday 05 June 2017

    The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Honest-1 Auto Care when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Daytona Beach drivers and it’s tempting to put off buying a new one as long as possible. But a battery that cannot hold a full charge requires the alternator to work extra hard, causing it to wear out prematurely.Your Honest-1 Auto Care service advisor can test your battery... read more

  • Honest-1 Auto Care Alternator Replacement Service in Daytona Beach

    Sunday 30 April 2017

    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 repla... read more

  • Charge It in Daytona Beach for Extended Battery Life

    Wednesday 19 August 2015

    Here's an interesting statistic for our in Daytona Beach, FL, drivers: Only 30 percent of car batteries make it to 48 months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from 51 months in extremely cold areas to just 30 months in extremely hot climates.Why is that? It turns out that it's our modern cars with all their electric accessories that are to blame. Things like, GPS, DVDs and entertainment computers are keeping vehicle batteries from maintaining a full... read more

  • Battery Replacement at Honest-1 Auto Care in Daytona Beach

    Thursday 30 October 2014

    Hello, welcome to Honest-1 Auto Care. Today's focus is batteries. It seems like everything in Daytona Beach runs on batteries. Of course, the batteries we're most concerned with here at Honest-1 Auto Care are those in our customer's vehicles. Just like the batteries in our smoke detectors or TV remote, they wear out and need to be replaced . This can be thought of as the power output used to start a cold vehicle engine. The number of cold cranking amps you need depend... read more

  • Battery Basics for Daytona Beach

    Thursday 25 April 2013

    It's important for Daytona Beach drivers to know battery basics. First, let's talk about which is harder on a battery – hot or cold FL weather. Most Daytona Beach area drivers think it's cold weather because that's when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold vehicle engine. However, heat does more damage to a battery than cold. Truth is, our batteries start to die a little from day one. Keeping a full charge slows the... read more

  • Make Your Battery Last

    Tuesday 15 January 2013

    Today's report from Honest-1 Auto Care is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be surprised to learn that only 30 percent of Daytona Beach vehicle batteries last for 48 months.Now that's an average. How long a battery lasts depends on many factors. You may not know that one of the biggest factors is the temperature wher... read more

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