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Winterize Your Honda With Us

With winter approaching, you will want to be sure that your vehicle is ready for the change in weather. At Friendly Honda near Newburgh, NY, we can help you with any prep and service that you need.

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Honda Roadside Assistance Helps in Your Time of Need

When you get a new car, you expect life to be easier. Few miles should mean fewer issues, right? Well, sometimes, things happen that are outside of your control. Something may fly off the back of a truck and hit you on the road out of Wappingers Falls. Road debris could cause a blow out on the highway outside of Newburgh, NY. Now or maybe your battery has failed you on your morning commute through Kingston, NY. Now you find yourself on the side of the road. Friendly Honda understands how frustrating these situations can be. But we are there…

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Travel in Style with Peace of Mind this Summer with Auto Butler Paint Protection at Friendly Honda

Have you recently purchased a new Honda model? If you're looking to ensure its quality and style this summer season, consider joining us at Friendly Honda for our convenient and quality Auto Butler Paint Protection services.

What is Auto Butler Paint Protection?

Wondering how you can go about protecting your Honda hatchback, sedan, or SUV from spots, oxidation, and other blemishes caused by harsh weather and frequent driving? While regular polishing and car washes are an option, they can lead to considerable out of pocket expenses that add up in the long-term.

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Make Your Next Service Appointment with Us at Friendly Honda

Here at Friendly Honda, we understand that sometimes it's hard to keep up with the demands of daily life and that there isn't always time to get all the things on your to-do list done. However, when it comes to making sure that your Honda gets its regular servicing or any emergency servicing done, we're here to help and simplify these tasks for you at our on-site service center.

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Understanding Different Types of Winter Tires

When driving in inclement weather in wintertime, you are best served having appropriate winter tires on your vehicle. The team at our dealership is committed to your safe motoring and stand ready to assist you with your wintertime tire placement needs.

There are different types of winter tires available to you today. These include performance tires, which are suitable for colder conditions with less snow. You can also select studless ice and snow tires that provide solid traction in adverse wintertime conditions. Finally, there are studded snow tires. 

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The Benefits of Using Synthetic Oil

Synthetic oil is a engine lubricant that has been specifically formulated to protect your car's engine. Compared to conventional oil, it can help you car operate more efficiently in times of extreme heat and extreme cold. This can be helpful when you need to get to work in Poughkeepsie on a cold winter morning or after you have let your car sit in the sun.

You may also benefit from using a synthetic oil if you tend to drive in harsh conditions. For instance, if you are on a busy road during rush hour, you may need to start…

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Is Your Spare Tire Ready for the Weather?

If you've ever had to change a tire and replace it with a compact "donut" tire, you're familiar with how important the spare tire is. Many of our customers request information regarding a full-sized spare tire after they have this experience. Friendly Honda is glad to provide you with information, so you'll be able to decide which spare tire would work best for your vehicle.

A full-sized spare takes up a little more room, but it doesn't require immediate attention or reduced speeds like a compact spare tire. You'll have to keep it rotating with…
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Master Tailgating This Season with These Tailgating Essentials

Whether you have been tailgating for years or you're just getting started, you're going to want to plan ahead in order to have a successful football season. We here at Friendly Honda want to help you make the most of your tailgating time, so here's a list of our favorite tailgating essentials.
  • If you want to tailgate properly, you're going to need good food. Get ready to cook with a portable grill, grilling utensils and a high-quality cooler.
  • You can make a kit of paper plates, plastic utensils and other disposable items that will make eating…
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Basic Technical Details of Auto Suspension Systems

An automotive suspension system is designed to dissipate vibrations from the wheels. Even when rolling on a smooth highway that's covered in asphalt or concrete, the tires are still exposed to significant forces. Without a suspension system, you and any other occupants in the moving vehicle would experience some harsh shocks from all angles. Fortunately, springs and dampers are powerful enough to resist the major impacts between the tires and the ground.

Coil springs and leaf springs are some of the most common installations in contemporary passenger cars. 
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Tips for Cleaning Your Tires

Choosing to clean your tires is a simple yet effective way to improve your vehicle’s maintenance. Tire cleaning can be done during any season: winter, summer, spring, and fall. It is especially important to clean your tires during the winter season. During the winter, stubborn snow can become stuck between your tire’s axle and the tire, which causes friction. Cleaning your tires only takes minutes to do and can be easy if you follow these tips.

Effective tire cleaning starts with having the correct tools for the job. You will need a microfiber towel, sponge, and soapy water…
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