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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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Follow These Tips to Stay Safe When Driving on Ice and Snow

Driving during the winter can be dangerous. At Crest Honda, we try to help our customers stay safe during the winter. If you have your vehicle inspected for worn hoses, leaks, and other damages, it will prepare your vehicle for harsh weather conditions.

Before you travel, plan your route according to the road conditions and traffic. It is also important to let others know when you are leaving and what route you are taking. If you are running late, try not to rush. If you drive slowly, it will increase the chances that you will arrive at your destination safely…

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Different Options for the Interior of Your Vehicle

When you are shopping for a new vehicle, there are many different features that you need to consider. If you are looking for a durable vehicle that will look great for many years to come, then you might want to think about the material that is on the floor of your vehicle. Many cars come with a couple of different options for floor mats. You can opt for all-weather floor mat options. There is also the option for carpet material.

If you live in an area of the country where the weather can vary over the course of the year…

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Which Bed Liner Should You Choose?

When it comes to buying new vehicles, the choices may seem endless. One important decision you’ll have to make is what type of bed liner you get for your truck. Here’s some information that can help you narrow things down.

A drop-in liner is constructed to fit your bed snugly, and it’s bolted into place once in the right position. It can be replaced if it ever gets damaged, and it has a smooth texture that’s great for sliding things across it. A spray-in liner adheres straight to the truck bed, and some may prefer its…

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Muffler and Exhaust Issues That Require Immediate Service

There are a number of issues that can occur with your muffler and exhaust system. Just like with any part of your vehicle, there is a great deal of wear and tear placed on these parts. You can even damage them by running over debris on the road. Let's take a look at some signs that your muffler or exhaust needs to be serviced:

  • You may notice that the noise coming from your engine is much louder than it normally is.
  • A slight drip of condensation out your exhaust pipe is not normal and requires attention.
  • You can inspect…
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Your Vehicle's Alternator Explained

Your automobile's starting system contains three major components that include the battery, starter, and alternator. An alternator is important because it keeps your automobile charged when the vehicle is running and helps to ensure electrical components, which include the headlights, function properly. At Crest Honda, it is important to our team that you stay informed about your vehicle. Read further to learn additional information about your vehicle's alternator. 

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