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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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The Benefits of Using a Car Cover on Your Vehicle

Here at Honda of Great Falls, we want you to get the most out of your vehicle by providing it great care. Using a cover to protect your car or truck when parked will prolong its life and keep up its value when used as often as possible.

A cover can help to prevent damage to your exterior by blocking sunlight and tree sap from affecting the paint, shielding it from flinging rocks or falling sticks, and deterring potential thieves from burglarizing it.

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Spring House Cleaning Means Spring Car Maintenance

Some components on your vehicle wear out, and there are fluids that should be checked on a regular basis. That's why, when you're doing spring cleaning on your house or apartment, you should also be doing some regular spring maintenance. At Honda of Great Falls in Great Falls, MT, we want to make sure that you know all about spring vehicle maintenance, so we're going to tell you a few tips.

One important type of maintenance that you should be doing is checking your windshield wiper blades. 

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Service the Suspension for a Better Ride

When a vehicle is difficult to steer or is bouncing when driving down the road, it's time to have the suspension serviced. Better handling of a vehicle will also allow a safer more comfortable ride for you and your passengers.

The Parts and Function of a Suspension System

The suspension and steering system in your vehicle work together to maintain a comfortable ride at all times. 

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Differences Between Temporary and Full-Size Spare Tires

Are you driving around on a spare tire still? You may be causing damage to your vehicle with a compact spare that's not meant to go more than 50 miles. Many people think that a spare tire is a replacement for a flat, but it's only supposed to be used for temporary purposes. Once you go 50 miles, you will likely get another flat as donut tires are not meant to handle the full load of your vehicle.

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When Automobile Brakes Repairs Should be Considered

Vehicles are designed with multiple braking components that operate efficiently on various terrains. When a key component has a minor or major problem, entire braking system will be affected. If you want to stay safe on the road, you'll have to seek maintenance services shortly after you detect the most common signs.

A braking system won't function properly once air generates in the brake lines. 

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Properly Attached Air Dams Can Cool Your Motor Off

While the cooling system that resides under the hood of your vehicle contains many moving parts, it also includes a number of passive cooling components. One part that fits the bill in this regard is called the air dam.

While air dams are usually found on larger vehicles like minivans or SUVs, they also see use on smaller cars. 

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The Signs You May Need a New Fuel Pump

A failing fuel pump can be the cause for a variety of troubles. The difficulty comes from the fact that the symptoms of a bad fuel pump match the symptoms of other problems that are more common.

A weakening fuel pump will cause your car's engine to lose fuel pressure at high speeds. If you notice sputtering or misfires on the freeway but not when idling or driving slow, it could be the fuel pump. 

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