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Know How to Spot Fuel System Issues

There are a number of things that you might notice with your vehicle if the fuel system is not working correctly. You need to know how to identify what is going on and you need to seek out help right away when you notice a problem.

Friendly Honda can help you with your fuel system if there is something going on, and there may be something going on if you notice that your vehicle surges ahead at random times. We are here to help you with your vehicle if you notice it losing power when going up hills. If your…
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3 Tips for Planning for a Potential a Roadside Emergency

Planning for trouble on the road now will save you money and help you avoid being stranded somewhere on a deserted road in the middle of the night.
1. Always keep a small box of tools in the trunk to make repairs. The box can contain a hammer, pliers, wrenches, scissors, duct tape, rope, and work gloves.
2. Check your vehicle has a working jack, tire iron, and a good spare tire. Place a few cans of fix-a-flat in the trunk so that you can ride the car to a service station instead of being stuck.
3. Always have a…
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Signs Your Brake Pedal Needs to be Repaired

When your vehicle’s brake pedal begins to show signs of needing attention, it should be on your short list of things to do. There could be one of several reasons why the pedal may feel spongy or soft, but the bottom line is that the brake system isn’t functioning at an optimal level.

One of the main reasons why the brake pedal doesn’t feel like it has a firm grasp on stopping your car is that it may have air in the lines. An air bubble will prevent the fluid from flowing like it should. The fluid…

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Comparison: 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid vs 2018 Toyota Prius Prime

600 × 335Choosing a hybrid vehicle today isn’t as simple as it was when you had just a few options at hand. Now, in addition to choosing between a hybrid, a plug-in, and an electric vehicle, you also need to examine the different makes and models in each category.

For Poughkeepsie drivers who know they want the convenient benefits of a plug-in hybrid, we’ve compared two top models: the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid and the 2018 Toyota Prius Prime.
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TPMS And What It Means

A tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) is a standard feature on vehicles manufactured after 2008 and warns drivers that their tires are either overinflated or underinflated. Below are tips on what to do if the tire pressure monitoring system light comes on:
  • TPMS Light Comes On- If the TPMS light illuminates and stays illuminated, it is important to check the pressure on all of your car's tires immediately
  • TPMS Light Is Flashing- If the TPMS light illuminates and starts flashing it may indicate an error or malfunction in the TPMS system, or it will do this if you are…
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Comparison: 2018 Honda CR-V vs 2018 Nissan Rogue

600 × 335Poughkeepsie drivers who are shopping for a small SUV for family road trips and commuting alike will want to pay special attention to the performance, cargo, and safety ratings of each model to ensure the ute they choose is prepared to handle any occasion.
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Sneak Peek: 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid

600 × 335Honda recently updated the Accord Hybrid with a redesigned powertrain, new luxury features, and an added base trim for drivers who want an eco-friendly vehicle without a lot of fuss.

The 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid isn’t in our showrooms yet, but we’ve got some insider knowledge on what drivers can expect. If you’re in Poughkeepsie and want to learn more about reserving a model, you can get in touch with our friendly staff today.
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Headlight Priority

These days, safety is a big priority when it comes to vehicles, and we here at DEALER understand that which is why when you are shopping for a new vehicle, we want to make sure you take a good look at all of the safety features that a vehicle offers. There are other parts of your vehicle that are important when it comes to safety. One such part is your headlights. These simple lights on the front of your vehicle and designed to light your way as you drive, but they also help make you visible to other people and…
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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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