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Roadtrip Safety

Going on a roadtrip is a great way to see the country. However, it's important to take precautions to ensure that you and your family are safe while on the road.

-Plan your route in advance: This will help you avoid getting lost and will allow you to map out rest stops, gas stations, and restaurants.

-Pack an emergency kit: This should include a first-aid kit, jumper cables, flares, a flashlight, and a spare tire.

-Make sure your vehicle is in good working order: Before you hit the road, make sure to get your vehicle serviced. This will help…

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What is a transfer case?

When you're talking about drivetrains, it's important to understand the different components that make your car or truck go. The transfer case is one of those important components and understanding what it does is key to knowing how your vehicle works.

So, what exactly is a transfer case? In short, the transfer case is responsible for transferring power from the engine to the wheels. It does this by using a series of gears to engage and disengage the driveshaft, which in turn spins the wheels. The transfer case is located in the center of your vehicle, between the…

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Transmissions

The job of the transmission is to take the power from the engine and deliver it to the wheels. It also has the ability to control fuel consumption without having a negative impact on the driving dynamics. Automatic and manual transmission are the options that you have. Manual transmission allows the driver to choose the type of gear ratio that they want. It requires a lot of human input, but it is easier to maintain than automatic transmission.

Automatic transmission is the most popular option. 

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Follow These Tips From Freeway Honda to Prevent Hydroplaning

Wet Santa Ana roads can be dangerous, but if you take the necessary cautions when you're driving on wet surfaces, you'll reduce the risk of hydroplaning. If you start to hydroplane, it may feel like your vehicle is skidding over water. While it can be a scary experience, the best way to regain control is to remain calm.

What causes your vehicle to hydroplane? If the tread on your tires isn't deep enough, your tires won't be able to effectively scatter water. This can cause hydroplaning. You can check your tread depth with the penny test…

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What Is Car Wax?

Car wax is a substance that can help retain the shine of your car. However, it is important for you to apply the wax correctly. Your car will need to be washed prior to applying the wax. You will also need to make sure that it is thoroughly dried.

You can apply some wax to a cloth. Use a circular motion when applying the wax. It should dry within a few minutes. Remove the wax with a cloth after it has dried. There are several benefits that you can reap from applying wax to your car.

 

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Rotate Your Tires for Safety and Savings

You might forget about it, but you shouldn't. Rotating tires is an important part of your vehicle maintenance schedule, and if you're forgetting to have your tires rotated regularly, you might get uneven wearing that will force you to replace them sooner than you should have to. At Freeway Honda, not only do we want you to know about all of the safety reasons to rotate your tires, but we also want to help you save money by rotating your tires.

 

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Is There Something Wrong with Your Fuel Pump?

Every part inside a vehicle has to work properly in order for it to run safely. Some parts may last the entire life of a car, but that same part could wear down faster even in a similar make and model. Fuel pump troubles aren't a given, but they happen. Be aware of the signs of fuel pump issues, or you may find yourself stuck by the roadside.

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