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Tire Sizes & How to Read Them

Tire sizes vary dramatically, even within the same class of vehicles. You need to be sure you know the sizes of the tires on your vehicle when getting new ones or even obtaining tire care. At Grieco Honda, the mechanics in our service center will help you to identify the tire sizes.

There are letters and numbers printed on the side of the tire, detailing the sizes. You will first see a " P" which identifies that the tires are for a passenger vehicle. The next number is three digits long and is the width of the tire in millimeters. A…

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Keep A Close Eye on The Condition of Your Timing Belt

There are many components that function together to make your vehicle's engine work as it should. A breakdown in any of these could result in serious, adverse effects on engine performance and efficiency. One component that is vital to engine function is the timing belt.

The role of the timing belt in engine operation cannot be understated. Your vehicle's crankshaft is responsible for managing the engine pistons, while the camshaft is tasked with the opening and closing of engine valves. The timing connects the two in a synchronized way which enables the engine to function.

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Explore the History of Horsepower

Horsepower is a term that most of us are familiar with, but not many of us really understand what exactly it means or where it came from. The term horsepower comes from the days when steam engines were the latest technology.

Back in the late 18th century, a man named James Watt was selling steam engines and needed a way to convey their power output in a way that his clients would understand. With horses being the long-standing method of transportation, making that comparison was a natural leap. Watt established that a mill-horse could move 22,000-foot-pounds for a minute…

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Despite All the Options, Getting Parts from The Dealership Is Still the Way to Go

When you are making repairs on your car, truck, or SUV, you don't want to have your project derailed by getting stuck with wrong or inferior part. That is why here at Grieco Honda we think that when you are shopping for replacement parts, getting them from us here at the dealership is your best option.

We realize that between your local auto parts store and all of the websites that offer auto parts now, the avenues you have to get them are quite vast. But by getting your replacement parts from the dealership, you will know that you…

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You May Need Better Lights

Headlight maintenance is important whether you drive a little or a lot during the night. You never want to have your vision compromised when it comes to driving, and since you depend on your headlights to see at night, make sure that they are nice and bright.

 

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5 Dashboard Warning Lights and Their Meanings

Your dashboard shows how your vehicle is performing indicating parts that need servicing. As a local Johnston solution for reliable service, our team at Grieco Honda is prepared to guide you through any and all indicator warnings that may arise in your vehicle. Here are typical dashboard lights and what they mean.

If any of these lights appear, do not ignore them for they could mean severe malfunctions in your vehicle. Ensure you visit our dealership at Grieco Honda for the best services!

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Why Winter Wiper Blades are Important for Cold Season Driving

Snow and ice falling on wipers that work poorly is a big reason to use winter wiper blades, icy rain falls hard on windshields. Light shines, while water and ice make it very hard to see while driving in slush, and snow. This is a problem for drivers and everyone on the road. Our team at Grieco Honda has the answer with winter wiper blades for your car.

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What Seasonal Maintenance can do for You

Almost everyone knows that they should take their vehicle to be looked at every once in a while. Doing this will ensure that any major problems with the vehicle are found and fixed. Not all problems can be seen with an untrained eye, and this is why you must take in your vehicle to have it checked by professionals. But how often should you be doing this?

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Important Road Trip Information to Add to Your Checklist

Before you pack up the family and head out on a road trip, make sure your vehicle is ready for anything you encounter. Every year, there are so many of us who forget to make sure their vehicle is ready for such a workout after its regular use throughout the year. The Grieco Honda team is here to help you enjoy safe holiday travels.

Check your engine's oil as well as the differential fluid and transmission fluid to make sure they are in good working condition. Check your braking system to make sure it can handle all of the…

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Online Finance Applications Made Easy for Johnston Commuters

When the time comes that your car has broken down for the last time and you are forced with making a decision about a new car, you want to find an excellent match for you while saving time purchasing a new car. When you need financing to buy the car, you will need to make time to fit in the application process of getting financing for your new car. If you visit the dealer webpage that you want to buy a car from, like Grieco Honda in Johnston, you can choose to start the process while sitting at home on…

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