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Daytona Beach Auto Repair

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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Relax When the Wind Blows in FL: Winter Car Prep for Daytona Beach Drivers

When autumn comes around in Daytona Beach, leaves fall, nights get longer, and there's a definite nip in the air. Time to unpack the boots and gloves and fold some extra blankets onto the beds. It's also time for Daytona Beach drivers to winterize their vehicles. Here is some expert auto advice for Daytona Beach drivers on what vehicles need to keep everyone safe and rolling throughout the FL winter months. 1. Check your antifreeze. Top it off or change it if necessary. You don't want your radiator, engine or hoses freezing up. If your vehicle isn't generating enough heat to keep you warm, your antifreeze might be low, or you might have a thermostat problem. Either way, you should get it checked out before the full force of FL winter sets in. If you are due for a cooling system service at Honest-1 Auto Care in Daytona Beach, get that done as well. 2. Check your brakes. The slushy wet conditions of winter increase stopping distances ... read more

Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

Stop It! You Need Good Brakes

Good brakes are obviously very important. If you've ever had your brakes go out while you're driving around the Daytona Beach area, you'll know how terrifying it can be. Today we'll focus on how to tell when you have a brake problem, and how to make good repair choices. Often, the first indication that something's wrong with the brakes is an unusual sound. It could be a squeal, chatter or grinding sound. Some brake pads have a little piece of metal embedded in them that will make a squeal or chirping sound when the brake pads have been worn down to the point that they need to be replaced. It's an early warning indicator. When you hear that sound, schedule an appointment at Honest-1 Auto Care soon. Now a chattering sound is more urgent. That usually indicates that something is loose. It could be a brake pad or even the brake calipers. If one of those parts falls off, you could have some serious trouble stopping ... read more

10 Services Daytona Beach Drivers Often Overlook

10 Services Daytona Beach Drivers Often Overlook

We live such busy lives nowadays: work, social events, running the kids all over Daytona Beach. Some days it's all we can do to keep track of everywhere we need to be. That's why you've gotta be organized. Smartphones, calendar apps - we have to keep track of it all. So let's talk about schedules. Specifically, automotive service schedules. And particularly, the scheduled services that are sometimes forgotten. Here is a list of 10 service items that are often overlooked by Daytona Beach residents. They're all very important and need appropriate attention. So here we go, in no particular order. 1. Power Steering Service Be honest; have you ever thought of this on your own? Your power steering fluid gets dirty and builds-up moisture over time. Cleaning out your power steering system means that dirt and gum are removed and your power steering parts are protected from corrosion. Next time you're in for an oil change, ask your Honest-1 A ... read more

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