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Keeping Your Dog Safe While Driving

Dogs generally enjoy riding in cars, but it is still your responsibility to make sure that they are safe in your vehicle. Ideally, you will pick a vehicle that has plenty of space for them to sit comfortably. If they like to stick their heads out of the window, make sure that they are properly anchored to the seat.

This ensures that they can enjoy the view without being at risk of jumping out of the window. Properly securing your animal means that they are more likely to survive an accident unscathed.

Ideally, your animal will sit in the back…

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Front Ends Can Skid Too

During warm and dry summer months, it's much easier for drivers and their vehicles to maintain traction and control. During the winter months, the situation turns on its head and drivers can expect assaults from materials such as snow and ice. As such, winter weather drivers will need to keep a few driving skills in mind to boost safety.

Icy and snowy road surfaces can get between tires and asphalt, reducing traction and causing skids. Vehicles can skid in several different ways, and these include front-end and rear-end skids. 

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2020 Honda Odyssey Makes Cranking Up Even Easier

You've decided to get a minivan, but which one? Consider the popular 2020 Honda Odyssey minivan. Not only is it comfortable, roomy and nice looking, it offers a couple of easy-on features to help you get your family on the road faster.

Sometimes the simple task of cranking up can seem like a huge task. Fortunately, the 2020 Honda Odyssey offers remote engine start, which lets you crank up, so the vehicle is ready to go when everyone is in their seat. This feature also lets you turn on the tri-zone climate system to cool it off or warm…
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2020 Honda Passport: Your Pathway to Adventurous Driving

Drivers who want more adventure often ask our team at The Honda Store which vehicle can handle rugged terrain or bumpy rides. We can recommend the 2020 Honda Passport, a new mid-size SUV with the capability to handle your kind of driving.

If you're driving a 2020 Honda Passport, chances are you'll engage in some adventure driving. Good thing this SUV has torque-vectoring all-wheel drive. It's a system designed to give you better handling on dry roads and less slippage when you're in dirt or wet areas. Overall, the AWD system responds precisely to traction at…
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The Importance of Vehicle Backup Cameras


Backup cameras are an invaluable automotive tool that are now mandated to be installed in new vehicles weighing less than 10,000 pounds. The feature is activated when the vehicle is put in reverse as the camera mounted on the back of the vehicle projects the image to a monitor in view of the driver.

By expanding your field of vision and giving you a sightline at the back of your vehicle, you can avoid a host of collisions and mishaps. Backup cameras also assist drivers in parking in the trickiest situations...

 

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7 Signs Your Fuel Pump Needs Repairing or Replacing

The fuel pump is a critical component to any vehicle and it's important to pay attention to the potential warning signs that yours may be in need of repair or replacing.

There are seven particular things that may happen to your vehicle which could indicate that the fuel pump isn't working efficiently and is in need of repair or needs to be replaced, which are:
• A Climbing Temperature Gauge
• Losing Power In Difficult Conditions
• A Falling Fuel Pressure Gauge
• High Speeds Cause Engine to Sputter
• Dramatic Gas Mileage Decrease
• Sudden Surges
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Should I Change My Oil If I Don't Drive That Often?

Basic maintenance on your car may sometimes seem time-consuming and as if it's an unnecessary expense, but these little tasks can add up to huge savings if they extend the life of your engine. Changing your oil is one such task you don't want to delay, even if you think you haven't been driving very many miles.

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Powertrain Warranty Vs. Bumper-to-Bumper: What's The Difference?

Here at The Honda Store Boardman, we want you to make the most educated decision about buying a car. Because teaching you about the process makes it easier for both of us! Have you ever wondered what the difference is between choosing to buy a powertrain warranty versus a warranty that covers the car bumper to bumper? Let's go further in-depth, to show you the importance of both of these warranty options.

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