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Signs That You Need to Service Your Ignition

You get into your vehicle in the morning and turn the key to start your engine. You have turned the key, but for some reason, you can't get your vehicle to start running. Don't assume the worst. There might not be a problem with your engine, but rather an issue with your ignition. Here are some common signs that there is an issue with your ignition that you should have addressed:

  • You attempt to start your vehicle but it misfires.
  • Your vehicle seems to be stalling out frequently.
  • Your gas efficiency is slowly decreasing over time. 
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Is it Time to Service Your Brakes?

As your car gets older, it becomes increasingly more important to make sure that its braking system receives regular checks and that maintenance is carried out at intervals that ensure safe operation. The Poway Honda service technicians can help.

While modern cars last far longer than those produced even two decades ago, braking systems are still a checkpoint in the safe operation of cars as they age. Brakes should be checked out at a minimum of six month intervals and probably less than that for those who engage in high-demand driving, such as city driving or through mountainous areas. 

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Transmission Service: When is it Necessary?

The transmission is a vital part of your vehicle that needs to be maintained on a regular basis. The Honda service technicians here at Poway Honda can help you with any transmission services or repairs that your car needs. Transmission service includes:

  • Flushing out old transmission fluid
  • Replacing it with new transmission fluid
  • Inspecting the transmission for any defects

Here's what will happen if you don't have the transmission fluid changed out: 

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The Poway Honda Service Scheduler Saves You Time

Poway Honda has some exciting news for scheduling vehicle service if you’re too busy to spend time on the phone. With our online service scheduler, you can now make your own appointment without having to speak with anyone on the phone or having to settle for a time that’s inconvenient for your busy schedule!

With our online service scheduler, you don’t need to make an appointment during normal business hours. You can make it at any time and from wherever you have internet access. You will find it safe, secure, and extremely user friendly! 

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Windshield Fluid Helps with Visibility Regardless of Weather

Safety for your family is and always will be your top priority. That is why we here at Poway Honda want you to know that windshield wiper fluid is more important than you think. Windshield fluid contains solvents and many other chemicals that help rid your windshield of grime and bugs so that your view of the road is as clear as possible.

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How to Check and Care for Your Tires

When you're busy going on adventures with your Honda, it can be easy to forget about the health of your tires. Luckily, it's also pretty easy to do a quick tire checkup to keep things rolling on.

Here are some Tire Tips:

  • Insert a penny top-first into the tread to test depth. If you can still see Lincoln's head, it's time to replace your tires.
  • If your tires are wearing down too quickly, you might need a wheel alignment.
  • Get a tire rotation whenever you get an oil change to help keep even tread on your…
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Periodical Brake Inspections - No Laughing Matter

In our modern world, cars are more of a necessity than ever before. That being said, road vehicles are only as safe as the condition of their brakes allows them to be. Because of this, having regular brake checkups is a key requirement. But, when should individuals have their brakes inspected?

  • At least once a year, or every 10,000-12,000 miles.
  • When the brakes begin to make strange noises. Drivers who notice any kind of squealing or screeching noises should schedule a brake check immediately.
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Honda Odyssey and Pilot Recalled for Fuel Tank Problems

Keeping you and your loved ones safe on the road is our number-one priority so, when we heard that our favorite Japanese automaker announced a recall on two models from the lineup, we knew we had to share the news. If you or someone in your home drives either a 2015-2016 Honda Odyssey or a 2016 Pilot, then be on the lookout for a recall letter in the mail.

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