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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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Learn How to Safely Load Cargo into Your Vehicle

So, you are embarking on a long road trip and wondering how to load cargo safely. "Why is this information important?" you might ask. The answer is simple; if you learn how to load the cargo correctly, large bags and bulky boxes will stay in place as the vehicle jostles around.

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How to Protect Your Car's Battery from Extremes of Heat and Cold

Your car's battery has one job: to provide a short burst of high-powered energy to start your car's engine via the starter and ignition systems. It does this by using two metal plates immersed in strong sulfuric acid.

Eventually, the battery runs out of juice and has to be replaced approximately every three to five years. Extremes of ambient temperature can accelerate this process.

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Consider an Hatchback for Your Needs

Many sedan lovers don't want to give up what their vehicles represent for the practicalities of an SUV. However, if you find yourself wishing for more practicality in your vehicle, a hatchback may be just the solution for you.

Hatchbacks are an ideal vehicle if you are seeking practicality.

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Say Goodbye to Your Traditional Family Car and Choose a Truck

Traditionally, people who choose to buy a truck have been those who do a lot of hauling, towing, off-road driving and for completing plenty of big projects. While those truck buyers still exist, and they will more than likely remain through eternity, nowadays, trucks are becoming the family vehicle! With cabins that are significantly larger than ever before, there is much more convenience and flexibility, for keeping everyone comfortable.

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Different Reasons That Your Headlights Might Be Dull

At Steve Hopkins Honda, we have done plenty of work on vehicles. Among them are repair projects we have done are related to headlights. It is very common for people to take their vehicles in with the purpose of finding out why they are not able to see as well from their vehicles and what can be done to fix that.

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Choosing a Truck Bed Liner

There are two main types of truck bed liners available to protect the bed of your truck: Spray-in and drop-in. Drop-in liners are made of plastic and are attached to the truck with a series of screws. The spray-in liners are applied directly to the surface of the truck.

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How to Prevent Motion Sickness

Motion sickness can ruin any trip. It starts with a mild sensation of nausea that progress as the vehicle you are in keeps moving. If you don't attend to it immediately, you can become really ill. Your inner ear is what causes motion sickness. Here's how to deal with it.

The best way to prevent motion sickness is to top it before it starts. 

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