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"Winter is Coming" Car Maintenance

Fall is a beautiful time of the year. Time to think of the upcoming holidays and all the travel that may be involved. It is a great idea to have your car winterized and ready to hit the road. You may want to make an appointment at Helena Honda for proper maintenance because being stuck on the side of the road in winter weather is not safe or enjoyable.

The professionals at Helena Honda will check parts of the car such as:
* tire treads
* tire rotation
* front end alignment
* battery
* engine coolant
* brake fluids
* brake wear
* need for oil and…
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Headlight Maintenance

Most drivers are more nervous when driving at night than during the day as their comfort levels behind the wheel are compromised at sunset. Despite the fact that all vehicles come with headlights, there is a need to improve and maintain them to ensure optimal safety and visibility after dark.

Most cars come with the standard halogen bulbs, hence the need to upgrade and replace them with the HID or LEDs bulbs which are brighter with a longer reach. Secondly, extra lighting fixtures ought to be installed as they supplement for the weak headlights. Installation of improved headlight...
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Winter is Right Around the Corner in Helena, MT, is Your Honda Prepared?

As residents of Helena are aware of the unpredictable road conditions that our area faces every winter season, it is of the utmost importance to have your Honda vehicle serviced during the fall time. There is no better feeling than confidently driving into the winter season knowing you have reliable means of transportation with a fully updated and maintained vehicle.

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Does Your Honda Vehicle Really Need Synthetic Oil?

It's probably the most difficult question you face when getting your oil changed --should the technician use synthetic oil, a synthetic blend or conventional oil? Given that synthetic oil costs about twice as much as conventional oil, it can be a tough commitment to make. Yes, synthetic oil makers say that you'll go longer between oil changes and your engine will perform better, but is synthetic oil really worth the added expense?

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Honda HR-V: Go Your Own Way

People don’t come with labels —so why should your car? The all-new Honda HR-V blurs the line between SUVs, hatchbacks and compacts to create a new kind of vehicle designed to help you forge your own unique path.

 

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Should You Use a Carpool to Take Your Child to School?

As a Helena parent, you have several choices to get your child to school. If they're old enough, and you live close enough, they can walk. They may also be able to ride the school bus, or you might drive them in yourself.

A carpool is a great compromise between the door-to-door efficiency of driving and the convenience of a bus. Each parent agrees to drive the kids to school one day a week, or one week a month—however the families decide to do it, depending on everyone's schedule, and how many kids are in the carpool…

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5 Tips to Share Helena Roads with Cyclists

Helena is surrounded on all sides by natural beauty: mountains, valleys, and streams. When it's not covered in snow, it's no surprise that many residents choose to bicycle instead of drive.

But while biking offers many positive health benefits, it also comes with great risk. The Governors Highway Safety Association reports that bicycle traffic deaths increased more than 12 percent in 2015.

Keeping our roads safe for bicyclists in Helena takes effort from both drivers and cyclists. Here are a few things you can do as a driver:

  • Drive the speed limit
  • Don't text and drive—be…
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3 Easy Ways To Boost Your Fuel Economy

It doesn't matter whether you drive a sedan, minivan, SUV or a truck, but when you hear fuel saving tips you will turn and listen. Because everyone wants to get the most out of their fuel economy so they don't have to fill up as often. We have three tips that can help everyone boost their fuel economy.

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Be A Safer Driver with These Tips

Although driving can be a fun luxury it also comes with a lot of responsibility. Drivers are responsible for keeping themselves safe as well as their passengers. There are many things you can do to be a safer, better driver. Continue reading below for some great tips on how to be a safer more focused driver.

One of the more prevalent and very important tips is to avoid using your cell phone while driving. Avoid texting as well as talking on the phone because both of these can get very distracting. Another big tip is to avoid playing with the…

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