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What’s The Difference Between Cabin & Engine Air Filters?

Cabin and engine air filters are necessary for maintaining your car’s interior environment and driving performance. We at Piazza Honda of Pottstown want the people of Limerick to take a closer look at what each one of the devices does to help your vehicle operate. We’re also going to detail what it takes to maintain each one of these components in order to stay on top of your vehicle upkeep.

Cabin air filters handle the responsibility for providing clean air for the car’s interior. This ensures that passengers and drivers have clean air while driving in a…

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How to Jump Start Another Car

If the battery in someone else's car goes dead, then you can get them started again. You just need a power source and jumper cables. Prepare the vehicles before you attempt to jump start the vehicle. Both of the vehicles have to be in either neutral or park. The ignitions also have to be turned off. Open both of the car hoods and attach the jumper cables.

Your vehicle has to be started first. You should run your vehicle for a few minutes. After that, you should ask the other person to start their vehicle. 

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Your Tire, Your Safety

The safety, performance, and reliability of your vehicle is entirely dependent on how you take care of the car. If you carry out routine maintenance and checks on your vehicle, you are likely to discover small issues before they become big problems. The tires of your vehicle are the most important component on your vehicle. Because of this, your tires should be checked regularly for consistency.

To properly take care of your tires, ensure that you:

  •  Check the tire pressures all round before embarking on any trip.
  •  When you are carrying full load /capacity for a long distance, you should…
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ASE Certification

ASE is the abbreviation for Automotive Service Excellence. ASE is basically an official license to be a mechanic.

In order to receive the ASE you must complete a series of training, obtain 2 years of experience in auto repairs, pass the specialty exam. You can pick among three types of specialties for ASE certification (breaks, heating and cooling, or suspension). You must retake (and pass) the tests every five years in order to keep a current certificate.

ASE seals should be posted outside of service stations. Sometimes customers look for the blue and white ASE seal because it ensures them…

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Simple Steps For Testing A Car Battery

Any auto parts store can test your car's battery. If you want to test the battery yourself, you'll need a multimeter. Here are the two main tests for testing the battery with a multimeter:

Voltage Test

To test the battery voltage, set your multimeter to measure in volts. With the engine off, touch the negative and positive test leads to each coinciding battery terminal. A good battery will measure ~12.6 volts with the engine off and ~14 volts with the engine running.

If the measurement reads to under 10 volts, then you'll need to test the…

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Problems with Your Vehicle's Fuel System

Your vehicles fuel system consists of much more than just the fuel that makes it run. Several parts make up the fuel system, including the fuel pump, fuel tank, fuel filter and carburetor or fuel injectors. Each of these components are important to make your vehicle run efficiently. If one of these parts fails to work, the vehicle will no longer run. Come to Piazza Honda of Pottstown for fuel system parts or to have any of your automotive questions answered. Here are three of the most common fuel system problems.

  • Dirty Fuel Filter - The filters job is to remove…
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Routine Tire Rotations: Maximum Longevity, Safety and Value

Why Rotate?

Routine tire rotations are vital to ensuring a vehicle’s tires are wearing evenly. Improperly worn tires not only lose tread at an accelerated rate, they also become unbalanced, resulting in a rougher, noisier ride, as well as presenting a potential safety hazard. Most major tire manufactures’ warranties are contingent on tires being rotated on schedule. It is recommended that Limerick motorists rotate their tires every 5,000-miles, more or less with every oil change and tune-up service.

Benefits

Properly rotated and...
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Correctly Use a Roof Rack For Enhanced Driving Experience

At our dealership in Limerick, we are here to help you be well informed about the function of your vehicle accessories especially when it comes to something as important and a roof rack system. Wondering how you can make a roof rack system work in your favor? Here are a few key pieces of advice so that you can move down the road safely, and bring along what you need with you effectively.
  • Read Directions
  • Follow Speed Regulations
  • Torque Rack Down Properly
  • Remove Your Rack When Not In Use
Doing all of these things will ensure that you
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Checking Your Tire Air Pressure is Quick and Easy

For most drivers in Limerick, the only time tire air pressure becomes an issue is when their tire begins to go flat. However, it's vitally important to your safety on the road. And checking the tire air pressure is not only easy to do, but you can also do it at a very convenient time.

First, determine the accurate tire air pressure for your specific vehicle. You can do that by checking the inside of the door jamb of your vehicle or the owner’s manual. After that, when you fill up at the gas pump, randomly check the…
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If You Don't Know the Differences Between a Compact Spare Tire and Full-Size Spare, Read on to Find Out

A lot of vehicle owners completely forget that they own a spare tire in their vehicle. Just like with other areas of your vehicle, you need to check on this item every so often. If you find that the spare you currently have is worn out and dirty, then it might be time to replace your spare. If you're debating the difference between a compact spare and a full-sized version, let's talk more about each option.

A full-sized version of a spare is a great item to have on hand if you want to prevent heading directly to…
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