Archive for the ‘Tips and Tricks’ Category
Is Your Vehicle Ready for Winter?
There are so many things to do to get ready for the fall and winter months: bring out the warm clothes and jackets, pull the seasonal stuff out of the garden, switch out the furnace filters, winterize your windows and doors, and, of course, winterizing your vehicle. But if you’re not mechanically inclined, doing anything other than putting gas in your tank or air in your tires can be intimidating.
Don’t worry! Here at Van’s Honda in Green Bay, WI, we can get your car ready for winter. (more…)
How to choose the right car seat
Whether you’re a first-time parent or a seasoned pro, you’re probably already aware that your child needs a car seat when traveling in a vehicle. With all the intimidating factors that go into parenting, this may seem like just another hassle to have to deal with. No worries, we have you covered. Find out how to choose the right car seat below! (more…)
Benefits of a wheel alignment
As your vehicle encounters bumps, potholes, and random objects left on the road, you’ll experience some warps in the axle or misalignment in the wheel bearings. Your vehicle is designed to be able to handle small bumps every now and then, but those bumps can add up to misaligned wheels and that can have a harmful effect on your vehicle. When this happens, it’s time to schedule a wheel alignment. Check out the benefits of a wheel alignment below! (more…)
Why is my vehicle blowing warm air out of the A/C?
Summer can get dreadfully humid around these parts. On days like that, it’s nice to have the convenience of air conditioning. Unfortunately, just as tires can go flat and antifreeze can leak, the air conditioning system can malfunction. If you’ve turned on the A/C unit in your vehicle and feel warm air blowing out, you’re probably wondering what the reasoning is. Find out below! (more…)
Benefits of driving a flex fuel vehicle
As technology progresses, so do our vehicles. While the gasoline-powered engine was once the only option available to drivers, there are now alternatives that are both better on the environment and easier on your wallet. Flex fuel vehicles are one such option. What is a flex fuel vehicle and what are the benefits of driving one? Read on to find out! (more…)
It’s no secret that Hondas are some of the most technologically-advanced vehicles out there. Aside from the impressive performance, Honda has also been working on innovating their lineup to serve customers in the best way possible. Adaptive Cruise Control is just one of those. This feature allows drivers to keep the cruise control feature engaged even when the driver in front of them is driving at inconsistent speeds, as the feature will accelerate and decelerate as needed. Learn how to use Adaptive Cruise Control in your Honda with the short videos below! (more…)
When should I replace the transmission fluid in my car?
Everyone knows that oil changes are a necessary service that will keep a vehicle operating properly. However, transmission fluid serves a vital purpose in your vehicle, so like most other fluids, it will need to be replaced at some point. Since oil changes are much more frequent, that’s usually what most people think about. But when should you replace the transmission fluid in your car? Find out below! (more…)
How often should I change the oil in my car?
Putting off maintenance can mean bad things for your car. An oil change is just one of the many service items that will be needed over the course of your vehicle’s lifespan, and likely the most frequent service at that too. However, changing the oil too frequently is just a waste of money. So how often should you change the oil in your car? Read on to find out! (more…)