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Does Your Car Grind When You Start it?

Many Carson City, NV drivers do not know the warning signs of their car's starter beginning to fail until it is too late. One day, you may get in and the car will not start, leaving you stranded. Having your starter replaced is quick and easy when you have a professional do it. Here are some signs to look for that may be a sign of imminent failure.

A grinding noise is the most common sign of starter failure. This sign is not one to ignore. Even though the car will start, eventually it will damage the flywheel. When…

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Are You Staying on Top of Tire Rotations?

Routine maintenance not only extends the life of parts, but it can also potentially make a car safer to drive. Carson City drivers should take care of their tires. Replacing them costs money, so why wear them out unnecessarily? Driving on unsafe tires is never a good thing. One way to keep your tires in good condition and maintain safety involves making sure to rotate them.

Tire rotation involves switching the positions of the front and rear tires, usually every 5,000 miles. People rotate tires to make sure the treads don't suffer from uneven wear. Tires don't…

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Boost Convenience with the Tech in the Honda Accord

The Honda Accord is a midsize sedan that boasts a lot of technology. When you’re in Carson City, NV, you want to choose a car that offers convenience in the form of new tech. At Michael Hohl Automotive, we’ll show you how the Accord goes above and beyond.

The blind spot information system makes it easier for you to focus on driving down the road. If there is a vehicle in your blind spot, there will be an alert on your mirror. It ensures that you can change lanes with greater confidence to avoid a collision. 

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Honda Passport: A Smooth Adventure Awaits

Just like people, some vehicles are out-going. Honda Passport is one of them. This all-new SUV may have a midsize look, but it has a gigantic appeal for those who like adventure.

Power is where it all starts. The power to haul a trailer or a boat or whatever you need to move comes from Passport's V-6 engine. With 280 horsepower, this 3.5 liter engine handles heavy cargo with ease. While you and your cargo are on the move, a sophisticated suspension system gives you excellent maneuverability on both smooth and rocky surfaces.  

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Overview of 2020 Honda Accord Technology

Tech features are important components of a 21st century vehicle. These features keep us safe and keep us comfortable. When it comes to tech features, the Honda Accord consistently garners attention. Indeed, 2020 Honda Accord technology makes the car great for technology-loving drivers.

One of the 2020 Honda Accord technology features is the Adaptive Cruise Control System. This safety element aids in maintaining a safe distance between the 2020 Honda Accord and a vehicle it follows when cruise control is activated.
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The New 2020 Honda Odyssey Interior

The 2020 Honda Odyssey is a very popular minivan in Honda's lineup of vehicles. The new 2020 Honda Odyssey offers a variety of interior features that allow occupants to enjoy the ride that the Odyssey provides.

Cargo Space
The 2020 Honda Odyssey features a hand-free power tailgate system that can be opened by placing your foot under the rear bumper of the Odyssey. With second and third row seats that can be folded, the 2020 Honda Odyssey offers a total cargo space of 158 cubic-feet.

Safety Technology
The Honda Sensing Safety Suite is included standard on all 2020 Honda…
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Is Your Car Ready for Back to School?

With school fast approaching, it's time to get your car the maintenance it needs for the upcoming year. Look at your owner's manual to see if any scheduled maintenance is coming up. Bring your car in for an oil change and to fill up any fluids that are low.

Get your tires inspected. If you need new tires, it is better to get them now instead of waiting until you are far from home and back at school. If your tires are in good shape, get them rotated to keep them from uneven wear.  

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When to See a Technician About Your Headlights

Repairing and restoring the headlights on your vehicle can vary in difficulty, depending on many factors. Some of the vehicles are designed in a way that makes the job a little more complicated. While some vehicles make it easy enough for you to change your own headlights, there are vehicles that require a technician to make everything work.

When you are driving, you should be able to see clearly. If your headlights are no longer working or you are having a hard time seeing where you are going while driving in the night, then you should take your vehicle to…

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How to Visually Inspect Your Tires

At Michael Hohl Honda, we want to help you keep your tires in good condition. Tires need to be inspected at least once a month. A tire failure can be disastrous if the tire malfunctions on a busy road. Fortunately, a monthly visual inspection will help you spot common problems.

Your tires should always be properly inflated and rotated on a regular basis. Inclement weather can degrade the tire tread. You can check the tread with a coin. Put a penny between the tread blocks. You will need new tires if you can see the top of Lincoln's head…

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Practical Ways to Test a Car Battery

Battery maintenance is vital during the coldest months because arctic air can affect power cells. If you want to monitor your battery's power level after outdoor temperatures drop, you can accomplish this by following a few simple steps.

To get accurate results, conduct the tests with a multimeter. This is a device that provides readings for a car battery's voltage. The highest readings mean that a battery is fully charged. During a general test, you'll want a reading that's close to 12 volts.  

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