• Don't Be Fuelish

    Sunday 19 May 2019

    If you smell gasoline in your vehicle, pay attention to your nose. That's because it has an important message for you. Newer vehicles should never have a gasoline smell inside. One of the most dangerous conditions can come when your fuel line system has a leak or multiple leaks. Vehicles with fuel injectors are under pressure, meaning a crack or small hole in a fuel line can allow vaporized fuel to escape, sometimes around hot engine parts. Gasoline vapor and hot metal? You see the problem. One... read more

  • Clean Fuel ? Clean Performance for Daytona Beach Drivers

    Sunday 31 March 2019

    Fuel filters clean the dirt, dust and debris out of your fuel. Both gasoline and diesel-powered engines have them. The fuel filter is located in the fuel line between the fuel tank and the vehicle engine.Daytona Beach auto owners don't need to filter their fuel because it has lots of grit in it; they need to filter it because it has some grit it in. Any dirt is bad for your engine. The cleaner the fuel, the better your vehicle engine will run.Over time, the small amounts of... read more

  • Fuel Filter Replacement

    Sunday 18 November 2018

    Hello Daytona Beach resident! You would never like to drink a glass of mud, right? Well, your vehicle feels the same way. It needs a steady supply of clean fuel in order to run well and deliver good fuel economy. The fuel filter's job is to clean dirt and rust out of the fuel before it gets to your engine. A clogged fuel filter can actually choke off the engine so that it won't start or run. Some fuel filters have a bypass valve that allows fuel to go around the... read more

  • Fuel Saving Tip: Fuel System Cleaning Near Daytona Beach, FL

    Sunday 30 September 2018

    A lot of fuel is wasted in the Daytona Beach area by dirty fuel delivery systems in vehicles.Let's start at the tank. The gas tank gathers dirt, rust and sediment over the years. That's why there's a fuel filter to clean the fuel after it leaves the tank. A dirty filter will rob the engine of the clean gas it needs to run efficiently.The fuel intake components get coated with gum and varnish over time. This results in fuel being delivered inefficiently and some of that gunk gett... read more

  • Service to Improve Fuel Economy

    Sunday 09 September 2018

    The price of gas in FL has got people in Daytona Beach talking. It seems that Daytona Beach folks who need a bigger vehicle to carry family and gear, or provide four wheel drive, are hit especially hard. That is why we thought it would be good to review some things that anyone can do to improve fuel economy. First let's start with how we drive around FL. People in Daytona Beach may not realize that they can really save on gas by just changing a few driving habits. One of t... read more

  • Honest-1 Auto Care Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

    Sunday 02 September 2018

    Daytona Beach residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating and premium the highest. Most gas stations around Daytona Beach, FL, also carry a mid-grade that falls in between the two. The octane range for the different grades of gas varies by region due to altitude differenc... read more

  • Fuel System Cleaning the Professional Way at Honest-1 Auto Care

    Monday 18 December 2017

    Your fuel system needs to be clean to do its job properly. When it gets dirty, the results are lower engine performance, reduced fuel economy and impaired safety. It can even lead to costly repair bills for Daytona Beach drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventive maintenance.Fuel injectors have replaced carburetors in most of today's vehicles. These injectors deliver better fuel economy than a carburetor, but they can be compromised by rust, dirt... read more

  • To Save Gas Around Daytona Beach: Keep up with Your Scheduled Service

    Tuesday 04 July 2017

      One topic that hits the news in FL on a regular basis is the price of gas. The answer for some FL drivers is to buy a vehicle that gets better fuel economy. For those of us in Daytona Beach who don't want to add a car payment to our monthly expenses, we need to improve our fuel economy any way we can.Following recommended service intervals by coming into Honest-1 Auto Care is one of the best ways people in Daytona Beach can keep their vehicle running efficiently. That means better fuel ec... read more

  • Fuel Injectors

    Tuesday 09 May 2017

    The last new American vehicles sold in Daytona Beach with a carburetor rolled out of the FL dealerships in 1990. Since then, all new vehicles here in Daytona Beach, and nationally, have had fuel injectors. In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your engine. Your engine control computer tells the fuel injector how much gas to deliver as well as the precise time it should be delivered. Of course this happens thousands of times a minute. Fuel i... read more

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

    Monday 17 April 2017

    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... read more

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