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Road Trip Games For The Whole Family

Here at Steve Hopkins Honda, we want our friends and neighbors in Fairfield, CA to thoroughly enjoy their vehicles. Of course, there is no better way to enjoy a car than by taking it on a road trip. During the journey, you can even play some fun games with the family.

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Traveling Safely with Your Pets

At Steve Hopkins Honda, we believe that pets deserve the same level of safety precautions as their human counterparts while driving around Fairfield, CA. To help ensure your pets stay safe wherever you roam, here are a few pet travel tips.

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Automotive Care 101: Why it's so Important to Keep Your Car Washed

Here at Steve Hopkins Honda, we like to help our Fairfield, CA consumers get the most out of their vehicles. Washing your car on a regular basis will keep the exterior coat fresh and help prevent it from damage. Dirt, dust, pollen, and other contaminants can cause rusting, scratches, and damage the protective coat. Keeping your vehicle clean is a great way to maintain its trade-in/resale value.

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How Blind-Spot Monitoring Can Keep You Safe

These days, modern vehicles are equipped with a number of different safety features. One of the most useful is blind-spot monitoring. This active safety feature is available in many vehicles at Steve Hopkins Honda. Our team in Fairfield, CA wants you to be an informed car owner, so here is some information about blind-spot monitoring that you need to know.

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Android Auto Takes the Hassle Out of Driving

In today's increasingly connected world, Android understands the importance of staying in touch while out on the road. The Android Auto system is a popular in-vehicle technology designed for hands-free calling, music streaming, navigational services, and much more. The Android Auto experts at Steve Hopkins Honda in Fairfield, CA are equipped to demonstrate to you how to harness the power of this technology to provide a more convenient and entertaining drive.

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Clean Your Headlights for a Stronger Beam

As your vehicle gets older, you may notice that the exterior clear housing of your headlights can become cloudy. Regularly washing your vehicle will only do so much to rid the headlight casing of its cloudy appearance, luckily, there are a few home remedies that you can do to help improve the strength of the beams.

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Rely on Safety Ratings to Help You Choose Car

Although no one likes to think about having a car accident, you want to be prepared if you ever find yourself in such as a situation. One way to be prepared is to check the safety ratings of your vehicle before a purchase is made.

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is a non-profit organization that conducts five tests on the likelihood of injury in various collision scenarios. 

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What's the Best Way to Use Dual 4WD Settings?

Ever go to Steve Hopkins Honda and see vehicles that have multiple 4WD drive controls? You might not be as familiar with what each of these are for.

Four-high (4H) mode allows you to drive at relatively normal speeds while getting a little extra traction out of your drivetrain. 

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Two Effective Techniques to Get Rid of Rodents

If you've ever heard a squeaking sound that was followed by clawing or scraping sounds coming from under the hood of your car, you have something to be concerned about. Rodent infestations underneath the hood of your car can cause major damage, but there are a few ways that you can cut back on the likelihood that rodents will take over your vehicle.

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Proper Post Placement

A dead battery might seem like a significant issue, but it can easily be corrected as long as you have jumper cables and another car that has a good battery. Turn off both of the cars before you connect any cables to the batteries. When you look at your battery, you'll see two different posts. One is positive, and the other post is the negative one.

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