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What Do You Need to Change a Tire?

With winter just around the corner, you don't want to drive the streets of Great Falls without everything you need to change a tire in your trunk for emergencies. No one wants to fill their vehicle with unnecessary junk, but a big part of being prepared is making sure you have the right tools for the job. So what exactly do you need to change a tire?

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The Motion Sickness Dilemma

Children and adults alike may suffer from motion sickness when traveling in a vehicle, on an amusement park ride or being tossed to and from on a boat. It starts with mild nausea and quickly progresses to cold sweats and vomiting. However, a few tips might help prevent the mild illness from ruining your day.

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Improve Your Gas Mileage by Driving Sensibly

Regardless of your vehicle's average gas mileage rating, there's usually room for improvement to be found by changing driving habits that use more fuel than is needed to get from one place to another. One way to start saving at the gas pump is to drive more sensibly.

Driving sensibly eliminates unnecessary acceleration and braking. 

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Understanding the Complexities of Tire Sidewall Markings

Contrary to what many may think, there is a reason for all of the sidewall markings on your vehicle's tires. The first letter on the tire represents what kind of vehicle the tire is engineered to serve. The following digits and letters represent a variety of specifications including the size of the tire, the model, the speed rating, the load index, and more. 

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How Much Can My Vehicle Tow?

Towing a load that is too large is going to put you and everyone around you in danger. That is why it is so important to carefully check all of your vehicle’s specs and features before attaching anything to the hitch.

Your owner’s manual should contain a wide variety of information including horsepower, braking distance, tow capacity, proper hitch size, and wiring harness connections.

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Carpooling Tips: Get Ready for Back-To-School

Carpooling should be a safe and organized way for parents to share in the responsibility of transporting and picking up children during the school day. This will help you save time and gas money during the week, as you may only be responsible for one day of trips.

Keeping The Kids Safe

Children under 13 years old should ride in the back seats. If they are under 4ft 9in, they should have a booster seat with them in the mornings, so they can ride legally. 

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How Can Your Clean Your Car Quickly?

We here at Honda of Great Falls in Great Falls, MT want to be sure that all car owners are proud of the car they drive. And while frequent cleanings are an important part of car pride, we realize that you may not always have enough time to do a deep cleaning. That is why we want to be sure you know some quick cleaning methods.

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Here's What You Need to Know About Your Vehicle History Report

Finding a new-to-you car is a fantastic experience. You get to drive a different type of vehicle, experience new benefits, and enjoy the reliability that comes with a great car. It's important to review the vehicle history report before you finalize your purchase, however. A vehicle history report offers several important pieces of information you need to know about.

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Equip Yourself with the Latest Technology with a Backup Camera

Technology has revolutionized the way we drive cars. One of the most innovative tools of the last decade is the backup camera. This useful technology has been proven to help prevent accidents. Although the addition of a backup camera can add more cost to the price of any vehicle, the systems are being introduced more and more to even the most basic trim levels because of practicality.

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Important Things to Note on a Test Drive

We here at Honda of Great Falls want to help future car owners make informed decisions when selecting their next car. We want them to find a car that fits their needs perfectly.

  • When test driving used cars, note how it feels while cornering and braking. Take it on the freeway and around neighborhoods. Be sure to give yourself plenty of time for the test drive. Don’t try and squeeze it in on your lunch break.
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