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Safety Guide for Dealing with Roadside Emergencies

Not being prepared during a roadside emergency can make a bad situation a deadly one. Preparation is the key to success when it comes to dealing with a disabled vehicle.

If you have a set of road flares, set them further away from the car than you think. You want drivers to be able to stop long before they get to the disabled vehicle.

Leave your headlights on at night if the car is disabled. Turn on the blinkers or flashers, anything to alert drivers the car is not moving.

Call 911 and stay put. Too many drivers wander off…
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The Toothpaste Solution to Opaque Headlights

One of the things about modern cars is the use of plastic instead of glass for the headlight lens. Plastic is subject to deterioration from common road hazards. The deterioration causes the headlight lens to opaque, often in a section at a time across the entire lens. Opacity diffused light countering the reason for the headlight’s existence. Luckily enough, there is a common household rubbing compound that can handle the opacity; it’s called toothpaste.

After you clean the grime and grit from the headlight, apply toothpaste to the section that has turned opaque...

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Replacing Your Cabin Air Filter Improves Your Air Conditioning

There is nothing worse than driving on hot and humid day with your cars AC system struggling to keep you cool. No matter how low you set the temperature, or how high you set the blower, it can seem like it just isn't working properly. Often this is cause by a dirty or poorly working cabin air filter.

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What Are Brake Pads?

Automotive brakes are critical to your vehicle's safety and performance on the road. Like its tires, they need to be inspected on a regular basis from normal use.

You may have heard before that your brake pads need to be replaced. That's the most common service work your vehicle's brakes will need. 

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Windshield washer fluid is important

Imagine driving down the road, and hundreds of bugs hit your windshield. At that point, you suddenly remember that you don't have any windshield washer fluid in your vehicle. Now you are driving and can't see where you are going.

That is a horrible thought, right? Well, it happens all the time. Some people don't think about the importance of windshield washer fluid, and how it helps to keep them safe.

It doesn't only keep your windshield clean, but also keeps important parts of the windshield washer system lubricated. If the system does not stay properly…
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Drive safely this winter with the proper wiper blades

If you're driving around with the same old wiper blades, you will most likely find as the weather gets colder it is harder to maintain a clear field of vision. These are just a few reasons you should consider having new winter blades installed on your vehicle.

Winter wiper blades are made of a different construction so they are less likely to rip or tear as the temperatures drop.

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Find your ideal used car today

When you're considering buying a used car, it could be because your car has broken down for the last time and you need to purchase a new one. Do you have the means to purchase a new car or do you have to find a decently priced used car? If you aren't able to finance a new car, your money will go further with a used car.

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Secure Financing Online

Perhaps you are a local driver in Davis; we would like you to come on down to University Honda to select your next vehicle. However, we've also simplified the entire application process for you too. Forget about all the red tape that is generally involved with applying for a car loan and playing the waiting game. Simply begin the financing process online via a very convenient online application.

Fill out the application that is provided online. It should only take a few minutes of your time to complete the application. One of our staff members will review your application…
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Remember these Common Dashboard Warning Lights

Dashboard lights are designed to alert any issue within the system of your car. As a rule of thumb, some vehicles will show some warning lights while others will show more warning displays on startup. Luxurious cars will show warning lights accompanied by text telling what action to take. Some of the typical dashboard lights include...

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University Honda is the Obvious Choice for Davis, CA Service

There are plenty of reasons to go to a dealership over a private mechanic any day. A dealership is reputable has trained technicians and will always use the best parts instead of generic parts. If your car needs to be serviced, be sure to bring it in to us at University Honda to get it in tip-top shape.

A dealership, such as ours, will often have all parts you need for your repairs, and that means that you will get back on the road sooner. They are also authorized to work under warranty, and they are trained to work on…

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