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Keep Knowledgeable About Everything With the 2020 Honda Odyssey

With vehicles, one of the reasons you run into unexpected problems is because of things that you are not knowledgeable about. Fortunately, the 2020 Honda Odyssey makes sure that you are able to get information with features that are designed to let you know everything you need to know.

The Honda Odyssey gives you the information you need with the 7-inch digital driver interface. You get information that you can customize so that you can make sure that you are not only aware of everything you need to know but are also having a great driving experience with the Honda…

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Taking Advantage of Your Roof Rack System

When you visit us here at our dealership in San Leandro it's important to us that you are educated on the basic functions of your vehicle and its accessories. We know that it makes a huge difference when you can confidently use accessories like your roof rack without doubting its function or ability.

Tips for Properly Using Roof Rack

Using a roof rack is easy if you do it properly. Using this list of tips, you should be able to use your rack system the correct and safe way to enhance your driving experience.
  • Read instructions for rack system…
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Look Powerful in the 2020 Honda Passport

Are you a driver that prefers to make a bold impression wherever you go in San Leandro? The 2020 Honda Passport, an all-new midsize SUV, is a great pick. With its sleek design and impressive under-the-hood mechanics, this SUV looks and feels powerful. That way, you can stand out when you're driving to work or hitting the trail.

At San Leandro Honda, our staff knows that first impressions make a big difference. We think you'll love the 2020 Honda Passport, which features a shining black grille. Then, you have the LED fog lights, which look aggressive and help…
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Bringing Forth the 2020 Honda Accord With High Quality Technical Advancements

When we look at the 2020 Honda Accord at San Leandro Honda, we know that the manufacturers have put a lot of creativity and thought into the type of features that go into the new vehicle. They have especially been thoughtful about the technology features in this new model for the next year.

For technology, the best place to look at is the options for engines. The 2020 Honda Accord comes with three powertrain options. Two of them are turbocharged engines. One of them is a hybrid engine. With these choices, you can choose a vehicle that is both powerful…

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Types of Brake Fluid

Your vehicle requires many things to ensure it runs as smoothly, efficiently and safely a possible. Brake fluid is one of those necessary things. If your vehicle runs out of brake fluid, the brakes will stop working and possible cause an accident. Stop at San Leandro Honda, check out our selection of brake fluid, and learn what your vehicle needs to keep it running as it should.

There are different types of brake fluid, and it’s important to know what your vehicle needs. The two main types of brake fluid are glycol-based and silicon-based. Vehicles with anti-lock brake systems…
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The Importance of Correct Tire Pressure

Having the correct pressure in each tire keeps vehicle occupants safer. When the tires function properly, the vehicle also gets the best gas mileage possible. If needing tire pressure checked, a tire repaired or replaced, consult with one of our San Leandro Honda garage technicians.

Overinflated tires prevent the entire surface of the rubber from making contact with the road. With only a small, center portion of the tread creating friction, the vehicle does not handle as well and may be more prone to slipping and sliding.

Underinflated tires make the rubber softer and the entire tire 
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Replacing Your Headlights and Having Routine Headlight Maintenance Performed

The headlights on your vehicle are something that you should really take care to protect. After all, without them, you're going to have one heck of a time trying to drive in the darkness. If you've been noticing that your headlights don't seem to be illuminating the road like they did when your car was brand new, it might be time for some routine automotive service. Let's look at what can be done for your headlights:
  • The exterior of the headlight lens can be cleaned and buffed to provide a much clearer surface for light to…
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Belts and Hoses: Regular Maintenance Prevents Breakdowns

The belts and hoses inside the engine compartment on your vehicle are there to do important functions. For example, the timing belt helps keep the valves and pistons of the engine running in sync, and the coolant line helps keep the engine from overheating. Keeping the belts and hoses in good condition is critical to avoid breakdowns.

Belts and pulleys connect key components, such as the alternator, water pump, and fan together with the engine. Hoses move key fluids such as coolant, brake fluid, and fuel. While these items are made to take a lot of wear, eventually...

 

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Understanding Towing and Payload

While we often use words like "payload" and "towing" interchangeably, they are separate terms that mean very different things. Mistaking one for another can actually harm your truck and lead to costly repairs.

Your payload is the cargo you place in your truck. This can mean anything, from a load of bricks to a group of passengers. Your vehicle's payload rating is based on the strength of its chassis, among other considerations. When you overload your vehicle and exceed the payload limit, this can put strain on your chassis or even damage it.

Your towing capacity number will be…
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Understanding Tread and Pressure

No one wants to be sitting at the side of the road waiting for help to arrive. Avoid the inconvenience of breaking down by keeping an eye on your tire pressure and the tread depth of your tires.

If you insert a Lincoln penny headfirst into the groove between your tire treads, you should not be able to see the top of Lincoln's head. If you can, it's time for a new set. The manufacturer of your vehicle determines the correct pressure for your tires and cites it in your owner's manual. Check that figure against the…
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