• Speak Up: Talking with Your Honest-1 Auto Care Service Advisor

    Sunday 20 January 2019

    About 80% of the vehicles on Daytona Beach roads today are behind on their preventive maintenance schedules. That translates to about 160 million vehicles in the United States that aren't performing as well as they could be - thousands right here in FL. Some of the maintenance issues are minor. Others represent serious safety concerns. There are many reasons Daytona Beach drivers neglect their routine car care. Some of the more common ones are complacency, lack o... read more

  • Questions to Ask Your Daytona Beach Service Advisor

    Sunday 11 November 2018

    We find that a lot of Daytona Beach drivers are a little tentative when they talk with their automotive advisors. They want to ask questions but don't want to be embarrassed or seem pushy. Vehicles are very complicated and there's more to know about them than most of us have the time to learn. Maybe it's because vehicles have become so much more reliable that the average person just doesn't need to know as much to keep their vehicle on the road.You know, your local hospital has a... read more

  • What Daytona Beach Customers like About Us at Honest-1 Auto Care

    Sunday 26 August 2018

    A big part of the service we provide at Honest-1 Auto Care for our Daytona Beach customers is education. We want you to feel confident with your service decisions. And we're always open to questions from our valued Daytona Beach area customers. Even though we try to be proactive in our Honest-1 Auto Care automotive education, we sometimes get busy fixing vehicles and need a reminder. Please, just ask. We've found our Daytona Beach customers like the service remind... read more

  • Service Center Standard and Procedures

    Wednesday 21 February 2018

    All FL pilots have checklists for every aspect of flying. They always use their checklists even if they only have two steps on them. They do this simply because a checklist is a great way to not forget steps. It is also how they can assure a predictable outcome. That is why Daytona Beach automotive service centers including Honest-1 Auto Care have procedural standards for each service they perform. Honest-1 Auto Care technicians are trained step by step. And they perf... read more

  • On Board Diagnostics for Your vehicle

    Monday 21 August 2017

    Today we're going to talk about on-board diagnostics and the questions we hear from folks around Daytona Beach, FL, who need answers about diagnostic services. They want to know what diagnostics are, what's involved and what the benefits are. They really want to understand the value of diagnostic scans by a trained technician in Daytona Beach.These are valid concerns. If you don't understand something it's really hard to know its value. Let's start with some history.Since 1996, all cars and ligh... read more

  • On Board Diagnostics for Daytona Beach Motorists

    Sunday 25 June 2017

    Some Daytona Beach vehicle owners wonder why Honest-1 Auto Care and other Daytona Beach auto repair shops charge a fee for vehicle diagnostics. Receiving a diagnostic charge at Honest-1 Auto Care for a tricky automotive problem shouldn't be a surprise. In the Daytona Beach area, automotive diagnostics can cover quite a range. If you hear a noise in your vehicle brakes when you slow down in rush-hour traffic on a busy FL road, you pull off at the next off-ramp and take a quick visual check. That... read more

  • How Does Honest-1 Auto Care Know What to Recommend?

    Monday 28 March 2016

    When you drop your vehicle off at Honest-1 Auto Care in Daytona Beach, they don't just poke around under your hood looking for stuff to do. Honest-1 Auto Care professionals have lists and procedures they follow for different types of service. First of all, your Daytona Beach service center will note the mileage on your vehicle. They'll then check to see what inspections and services the vehicle manufacturer recommends for a vehicle of your make, model and mileage. If you ar... read more

  • What Daytona Beach Automotive Service Consumers Should Know

    Wednesday 08 January 2014

    There are some things drivers should know about Daytona Beach car service and repair. First and foremost, Honest-1 Auto Care cares about you and your family's safety. And we really appreciate your business. Honest-1 Auto Care in Daytona Beach wants to build a trusting relationship that becomes the foundation for a mutually beneficial experience for years to come.Building on that foundation, there are some things that would help you understand the auto service and repair business better. First, i... read more

  • Arrive Alive in Daytona Beach

    Wednesday 01 January 2014

    We've all seen drivers do crazy things while driving to or from Daytona Beach. A guy shaving in the rear-view mirror, a woman applying makeup, people talking on their phones, texting or drinking from an enormous coffee mug. It's a wonder we even dare drive on FL roads.The truth is that all of us are distracted when we drive. Unfortunately, traffic, road construction and other external factors are beyond our control. The distractions inside our car, however, are things we can often control.Here's... read more

  • Ethics of Automotive Repair in Daytona Beach

    Tuesday 02 April 2013

    We're going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the Daytona Beach automotive service and repair industry hasn't been given a pass either.Unfortunately, every profession in Daytona Beach has some bad actors that hurt the reputation of everyone else. On the automotive side, industry associations and professional licensing organ... read more

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