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Different Ways to Restore Headlights

There is a wide variety of jobs when it comes to restoring headlights. Headlights go dull a wide variety ways. They can go dull from a build up of dirt and dust on the surface of the lights. They can also go dull from usage of the bulbs over time.

When you take your vehicle to a technician to have it inspected, they will look at the reason behind the reduced output of your headlights. Sometimes, they may just need to clean the surface of the light housing in order to get the headlights back to its former brilliance. 

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Prepping for Back to School with Car Maintenance

With the school year about to start, it's time to take care of your vehicle to head back to college. If there are any warning lights on, these should be checked out and any routine maintenance that needs to be done should be scheduled.

Have your tire tread checked for safety and invest in new tires as needed. If you don't need new tires, have your existing ones rotated. Pay attention to the interior of your car, and clean it out if it has been awhile. To get ready for school, get yourself organized and get the trash…

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A Simple Battery Test Can Prevent a Sudden Breakdown

Many motorists use jumper cables when a battery stops supplying power. This type of breakdown usually happens on a driveway and in areas that are away from home. The easiest way to prevent a sudden breakdown is by testing your battery. If you detect a low-voltage problem early, you can take proper steps to recharge your battery before it fails to power key automotive components.

You'll need to test your battery twice a year and following risky situations. For example, after a deep freeze, you should test your battery's voltage.  

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How to Debadge Your Car

For some drivers, badges on their vehicles are extremely unnecessary and distract from the natural beauty of the car itself. This leads them to begin the search for ways to safely remove them without damaging the car. That's why our team at DCH Honda of Temecula want to give you a few proven techniques to debadge your car.

First, drivers will want to try pouring hot water around the area of the badge. This will help to loosen the adhesive and make it easier for you to scrape the badge off of the exterior. Additionally, drivers could also try…

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Timely Vehicle Service is Key to Springtime Success

At DCH Honda of Temecula, we like to do more for our clients and other drivers than your run-of-the-mill everyday dealership. As such, we enjoy helping our customers to find ways to maximize their vehicle use. One good and important way to do this is to ensure that vehicles are properly set up after seasonal changes. Thus, being well acquainted with your vehicle owner manuals is a key to properly maintain vehicles on seasonal schedules.

Vehicle owner manuals contain lots of useful information concerning automotive systems. 

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Plan a Summer Road Trip on a Budget

The motivation to travel comes easily. All you need is a vehicle sitting in your driveway or garage and a little bit of wanderlust. Financing that travel, however, can be a tricky proposition. Since we at DCH Honda of Temecula want everyone to fulfill their road trip bucket list, here are a few tips for hitting the road on a budget.

One of the easiest ways to save money while traveling is to plan. There are a lot of incredible sights to see in our state and around the country, and if you don't plan in advance, you'll…

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About Your Car's Gaskets: All You Need to Know

At DCH Honda of Temecula, our associates value our consumers, which is why we share a goal to help them stay informed about their vehicles. Your vehicle has hundreds of gaskets that serve an important purpose. Gaskets bind at least two surfaces together to prevent fluids and gases from leaking. Most gaskets are made out of multi-level steel. There are many types of gaskets, such as head gaskets, intake manifold gaskets, exhaust manifold gaskets, and bearing gaskets.

Although your vehicle's gaskets are long-lasting, they will eventually wear and will need to be changed. 

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Why Washing Your Vehicle is Beneficial

We have a goal at DCH Honda of Temecula to keep our consumers informed about ways to care for their vehicles. To keep the exterior clean, it is important to wash it on a regular basis.

How often should you wash your car? If the weather is typically mild, and you keep your vehicle in a garage most of the time, then washing your vehicle once per month will probably suffice. Those with long daily commutes may need to wash their vehicles weekly to remove bug splatter and other debris. Weekly washes may also be beneficial for those who live…

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Applying Touch Up Paint Can Make Your Vehicle Look Like the Pros Worked on It

If your vehicle took some damage this past winter, now is the time to get your tube of touch up paint and fix it up. You don't want to leave a spot bare for too long. This can result in rust forming and spreading quickly. Here are some tips that will help you complete the touch up job like a pro:

Make sure that you save the container of touch up paint that you're using. If you need more, you'll be able to match it exactly. Try to apply the paint with a professional brush. Usually, touch…

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Watching Out for Those Riding Bicycles on the Road

When you are driving, you have a responsibility to look out for those around you. A vehicle is a powerful thing to control, and you must be wise in the way that you control yours. DCH Honda of Temecula wants you to be safe in all of the driving that you do, and we want you to look out for bicycles on the streets.

Paying attention when you are driving is vital, no matter what, and it is something that you must do if you want to avoid hitting into bicyclists. You must watch the road and pay attention at…

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