Category:FAQ Archives - Team Honda Powerhouse
WHY IS VEHICLE ALIGNMENT SO IMPORTANT?
It doesn’t take much to knock a vehicle out of alignment: potholes, curbs and even regular wear and tear can take a toll on your vehicle’s suspension system and steering components. And once that happens, everything – your tires, your vehicle and your hands on the steering wheel – will soon feel it. Some customers […]
HOW DO I CHECK THE TRANSMISSION FLUID LEVEL?
Checking the transmission fluid in your car is a relatively simple procedure and should be done about once per month. To get the most accurate reading you should check the transmission with the engine running and properly warmed up, on a level service. First, remove the dipstick from under the hood (if you are unsure […]
WHY IS MY ENGINE IDLING ROUGH?
One thing to keep in mind is that rough idling is not the problem – it is a symptom to an engine issue that has yet to be diagnosed. Your engine could be idling roughly due to a number of different reasons. One reason for a rough idle is it could be time to clean […]
WHAT IS WRONG WITH MY BRAKES?
The brakes are one of the most important parts of your vehicle and they go a long way to keep you safe behind the wheel. However, it’s often hard to determine whether the noises we hear our brakes making are the result of something simple, like air in the brake line, or if they are a […]
HOW OFTEN SHOULD I CHANGE MY OIL?
Changing your vehicle’s oil at the recommended intervals is the best thing you can do to ensure it has a long life. As simple as this task may sound, many people are confused about exactly how often their car’s oil needs to be changed. While you can always change your oil on your own, at […]
AIR CONDITIONING NOT COLD?
There are several reasons that may explain why your air conditioning system is blowing warm instead of cool air. The first possibility is that there is a refrigerant leak. The leak may be found in the evaporator, condenser or hose in which case you should bring your car to a mechanic to be repaired. Another […]
DOES YOUR CAR NEED HIGH OCTANE FUEL?
Octane gas is available in several different grades, with each number representing the resistance to burn the fuel has; the higher the rating, the slower the burn. The most common form of octane gas is 87octane. Generally speaking, octane gas increases the cost of fuel, and the higher the grade you purchase the more money […]
HOW DO I CHANGE A TIRE?
Follow these simple steps to fix the problem and be on your way in no time: Safety First: Find a safe spot to pull over. If you’re on the highway, getting off is the safest bet, even if you have to drive on a blown tire. Otherwise, pull as far onto the shoulder as possible. […]
HOW DO I CHANGE MY CAR BATTERY?
Look for build-up in the form of a whitish or blue residue around the terminal – removing this can sometimes solve issues. Note: do not touch this powder it can often contain dried sulfuric acid, which will corrode your skin. Verify that the battery has been given the chance to recharge by driving constantly for […]
HOW DO I CHANGE WINDSHIELD WIPERS?
Replacing your windshield wipers is a quick, relatively easy task. You can find wipers at most automotive retail stores. If you are unsure of what kind to use, see your owner’s manual or ask a representative at the store. Removing the old wipers: To start, the old wipers must be removed. To do this, pull […]