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Tips About Your Muffler and Exhaust System

When you're not certain where the problem is but know that you have something that needs fixing, it might be an exhaust issue that you're dealing with. At Steve Hopkins Honda in Fairfield, CA, there are a lot of ways that we make sure that our customers have access to the information that they need to make good decisions about their car care...

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Suspension Info and Tips

Suspension Smooths Out the Bumps

The suspension that sits in between the frame and your wheels is what smooths out the drive and makes off-road driving possible. Failed or faulty suspension is very dangerous if not addressed, so it’s important to take your car for inspection at places like Steve Hopkins Honda in Fairfield, CA if you experience signs like these when driving:

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Keep Your Car from Hydroplaning

When rain falls on roads in Fairfield, CA, the water mixes with oil and other residues. The resultant slickness could cause cars to slide or skid, creating a dangerous situation. At 35 mph, the risk is high. Anything above that might be even riskier. Certainly, driving at a safe speed reduces the chances of hydroplaning. There are other things a driver can do to curtail risks.

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Saving Money on Fuel

The only way to save money on fuel is to pay incredibly close attention to how you are using your vehicle and to choose only the vehicles that will get the very most fuel efficiency out of them.

Many people are looking at doing trips in a carpooling fashion.

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The Importance of Your Vehicle's Belts and Hoses

Your vehicle is full of parts and components that work together to help your car function and perform well. Belts and hoses make up a large percentage of your vehicle, and maintaining them is essential.

There are many types of belts and hoses in vehicles. They largely drive the engine and its accessories like the water pump, fan, air injection pump, alternator, and more. 

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What Are Gaskets?

Many drivers recognize "gaskets" as a car part, but don't know exactly what these items do until one starts to go bad on their vehicle. Gaskets, in general, form a leakproof bond between two surfaces. A gaskets job is to keep fluids, liquids, and gases from mixing or escaping there intended locations. Responsible car owners need to understand a gaskets purpose, so that they may identify an issue before it

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Convenient Online Vehicle Service Scheduling

Regular vehicle service is critical for drivers who care about safety and convenience. Setting up appointments for vehicle service is now simpler than ever before as well. People no longer have to deal with the hassles of calling just to get a time in the books. All our customers must do is make use of our stress-free online scheduling tool here at Steve Hopkins Honda.

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Why is it Important to Rotate Your Tires?

Tire rotation is essential to your Honda vehicle, since it ensures an even tread wear on the front and rear tires. It also allows the tires to serve on both the front and rear axles. When should you rotate your tires? The recommended time to rotate your tires is when you do an oil change in your vehicle. You can also switch them after every 3,000 or 7,000 miles depending on the wear on each tire. However, read the manufacturer’s manual or consult with a Honda service technician and do the rotation as recommended.

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