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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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Tailgating Essentials You'll Need For a Great Experience

Tailgating has become not only a popular pastime but also almost a household name as more and more people are choosing to join the fun. We want to help you make sure your pickup truck is in good condition and ready for the task at hand. Tailgating is about more than just driving your truck to a game and sitting on the tailgate to watch the game. It’s an experience that involves having the right supplies and essentials. Stop at Piazza Honda of Pottstown and allow us to help prepare you.

Here is an important supply list.
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Towing And Payload Capacity: What Is The Difference?

When you are out shopping for trucks at Piazza Honda of Pottstown, you will notice that the trucks list both a payload and a towing capacity. These are not the same thing. It is important that you understand the difference between the two so that you will not put too much of a strain on your truck.

The payload capacity of a truck refers to how much weight that you can safely put inside of the truck including the truck bed. The payload capacity lets you know how much cargo you can transport in the truck without causing damage to…
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How Do I Take Care Of My Tires?

Piazza Honda of Pottstown drivers know that in order to get the smoothest ride possible, they have to keep their tires in optimal condition. And a big part of this means keeping an eye on your tire pressure so that the right amount of air is always in them. You also must keep an eye on the amount of tire tread that you have.

If your tire tread becomes too low, your tires are getting worn and need to be replaced. To check your tire tread level, insert a penny into the tire groove. If you can see all of…
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Tips for Traveling With Your Pet

Whether your pet loves the car or is a reluctant passenger, there are things you can do to make their time in the car more pleasant for everyone. Start with short trips to get your pets used to the motion and sounds of a car ride. You can increase these slowly until your pet starts to enjoy them.

Your pets are in danger from airbags when they ride in the front seat, and they're also a distraction there. Create a haven on a rear seat or in the cargo area of an SUV for your pet, using their own…
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How to Know if You Have a Bad Battery

Eventually, your battery is going to go bad. Therefore, you are going to have to run tests on it and make sure that your battery condition is known. Negligence can cause you to fall victim to some unfortunate circumstances. One thing that can help is knowing the signs of a bad battery.

One sign is that the battery is unable to produce cranking apps that are adequate for starting the vehicle. Another sign of a bad battery is that it can't hold a charge. In some cases, the battery may be so bad that it is unable to even…

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The Importance of Car Wax

While most of the time drivers can take a quick trip through the car wash and consider the job of maintaining their car's exterior finished, spending some time now and then applying car wax by hand has plenty of benefits. When it comes time to trade in or sell their used car, the time they spent routinely maintaining its appearance may be rewarded in a higher resale value.

Car wax can be made of real or synthetic substances, but both have one goal, to repel moisture. Spreading a coat of wax over your car's clean finish will keep…
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Car Wash: Basic Automotive Care

Washing your car is basic automotive care, but how often should you wash your car? We here at Piazza Honda of Pottstown like to err on the side of caution, so we wash our rides weekly. However, it's okay to wash your car twice per month as well. Here's why.

The Weekly or Twice Monthly Schedule

If you're blessed enough to live in a mild climate year-round and/or you park your car in a covered garage, you can get away with washing your car twice monthly. Stay open to adjust this frequency according to seasonal weather…
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Protecting Your Car from Road Salt-Related Corrosion: A Quick Guide

While salt is a great way to keep the roads in Limerick free of slush and ice, the residue it leaves behind hastens corrosion of your car's brakes, body, and undercarriage. During a harsh winter, it's crucial to protect your vehicle from salt corrosion, and you can follow these steps to do so.

Salt is the main line of defense against an icy road, but it's bad for your car. As in other areas of life, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure; a good coat of wax works wonders. By waxing your car…

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