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How to Choose the Right Car Seat

When you learn that you're going to have children, you need to start looking for a newborn car seat. This is a seat that is rear-facing in the car and that will secure your baby until about 40 pounds. Talk to Crest Honda about the types of belts and latches that are in your new vehicle so that you can properly secure the seat.

In order to get a seat that fits, you need to measure the area in the back of your car. Seats that have a large base might not be able to fit in smaller cars…

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Get Your Car Ready for Spring

At Crest Honda, we love to help our clients get ready for spring. We have a list of things you should do to have your vehicle in great shape and prepared for the new weather. If you don't like to service your vehicle, bring it to our technicians and they will make sure it is ready to go.

Check out your owner's manual and see if you have any service milestones to complete. These check-ups are based on how many miles you are at on your vehicle. You should also check out the fluids in your car and…

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Here's What to do After a Car Accident

No matter how well you drive, accidents can still happen. When you are in an auto collision, you need to take certain steps. Here's a list put together by our team here at Crest Honda to help you through any accident you are in.

The first step is to address any injuries. If anyone is injured, call 911. If possible, move vehicles to the emergency lane. Anyone who is not injured should move off the road. Put out warning flares or reflective triangles to warn oncoming traffic of the accident scene. 

 

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Your Tips for Reducing Road Glare

When you're trying to reduce glare while driving, wear sunglasses during the day. This will help to decrease the glare from the sun, especially if you're driving in the middle of the day when the sun is usually at its brightest. Another option would be to get a pair of anti-glare glasses prescribed by your doctor.

Make sure your headlights are clean. If your headlights are dirty, then a large percentage of the light from them is usually blocked. This can sometimes enhance the glare from other vehicles while you're driving on the road.  

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Tips for Getting a Spare Tire into Place

When you’re driving and get a flat tire, it’s important to know how to change it. Many vehicles at Crest Honda come with a spare. We’re here to help you with the tire changing process.

Be sure to pull safely to the side of the road. Gather all of the needed supplies, including the spare tire, a lug wrench, and a car jack. If it’s dark outside, you will also need a flashlight. You will need to loosen the lug nuts with the wrench. Then, you can use the car jack to raise the vehicle up…

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Know the Importance of Washing Your Car

We at Crest Honda want you to be an informed vehicle owner and know how to take are care of your car so you will get the most out of your investment. Few people realize the importance of washing their cars. We would love to help you keep your vehicle looking as good as possible for as long as possible and washing it can be the first step. Here are some reasons why you should wash your car.

  • Washing your car can extend the life span of the car.
  • Washing prevents damage to the exterior, which can happen when dirt…
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How to Control Odors in Your Vehicle

Do you get your car professionally detailed? You may want to if you smell onerous odors in your car every time you open the door. Smells can come from any place. You may have opened your vents and turned on your air conditioner when you were behind a car with bad exhaust. You may also have smoked or eaten fast food in your vehicle. All of these have repercussions on the small space of your car.

Smoke and other odors can get into the fabric of your vehicle and become hard to get rid of. The only way to get…

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Why Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirrors are Important

At Crest Honda, we want you to be an informed driver who knows how to drive at night and be as safe as possible. Auto-dimming rearview mirrors are a new technology that makes night driving much easier and safer because you’re not blinding by headlights from cars driving behind you. Stop and see us and allow our professionals to explain this innovative technology to you.

Driving at night doesn’t have to be dangerous when there are vehicles behind you, and auto-dimming rearview mirrors take care of a lot of those problems.  

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Do Windshield Chips Need to be Repaired?

Many of us have experienced that sinking feeling when a stone bounces off the road and makes a chip in our windshield. Many customers ask our Honda service department technicians if every chip should be fixed. A chip large enough to be noticeable can create future problems and should at least be inspected to determine if its repairable.

Our experienced windshield chip repair specialist can determine whether or not a chip is repairable using an injectable resin process that removes air from the glass and adds a resin to strengthen the glass. 

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Can Rodents Damage Your Car?

At Crest Honda, we care about our readers being informed about potential risks to their vehicles, so you aren't unpleasantly surprised if one of these situations occurs. Something not commonly known about is that rodents can do extensive damage to your car. Fortunately, you can take precautions for this type of damage.

There is rodent-deterring tape you can buy for your vehicle. It looks similar to electrical tape but contains super-spicy capsaicin. Another way you can protect your car from rodent damage is to install metal mesh around openings where rodents can crawl inside. 

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