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Cabin & Engine Air Filters


In order to ensure ongoing air quality inside a vehicle and to ensure proper engine function, the cabin and engine air filters must be periodically inspected and replaced if necessary. The components of a climate control system include a filter that prevents dust, mold, pollen and other debris from entering a vehicle. The filter naturally becomes clogged over time. This is especially true if you frequently drive on non-paved roads.

Engine compartments typically have a corrugated or foam filter in the breather that also serves to keep debris from entering the engine. When clogged...
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Regular Battery Checks Will Keep You on the Road

It’s no surprise that an unhealthy car battery won’t get your vehicle very far. However, regular checkups and maintenance will help you avoid getting stranded once it finally runs its course.

Vehicle batteries are typically located towards the front of the engine. Battery size will vary, but they are rectangular-shaped with positive and negative terminals mounted at the top.

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Replacing Belts Before They Break Is Important

All vehicles require routine maintenance, that can include regular oil and fluid changes, or new tires and brakes. At Friendly Honda in Poughkeepsie routine maintenance we often see ignored is the replacement of belts and hoses. It is important to remember that the time to replace these parts is not when they fail, by then it is often too late to prevent greater damage.

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Let Us Take the Guesswork Out of Tire Purchases

As the treads wear down on your tires, it can be difficult to find the perfect replacement. At Friendly Honda, we are prepared to help make that decision as easy as possible. Let us take all the guesswork out of locating the perfect tire.

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