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An SUV with High-Tech Features: Purchase or Lease the 2018 Honda CR-V at San Leandro Honda

What are the requirements you have for the new SUV that you would like to lease or buy? Is it a bold design or room for passengers and cargo? Maybe it is one that incorporates all of those aspects as well as a cabin with luxurious seating and touches. The 2018 Honda CR-V stands boldly with a striking Active Shutter Grille, and you can bring those kayaks or other larger items along with the available Roof Rails. For packing inside of the SUV, use the Easy Fold-Down 60/40 Split Rear Seat for easy access to storage room...

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How to Test Your Battery Yourself

The battery is arguably one of the most important parts in your car and you can't drive it anywhere if the battery is dead. It's essential to know how to test the battery, before it's too late.

You'll need a voltmeter, which measures the battery's state of charge. And always remember to wear protective gear like glasses and gloves. Make sure your car is completely off, with no lights on. Use the voltmeter to connect it to your battery by matching the positive voltmeter-lead (red) to the positive terminal on the battery. Then you should…

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Know How to Change a Tire in the Event of a Flat

Life can throw you unexpected curve balls, and one of them may come in the form of being stranded on the road with a flat tire. If this happens, you may have to change the tire yourself. It is important to know how to change a tire and to have the necessary tools.

First of all, make sure you have a spare tire, a jack and a lug wrench and additional items like warning signs and flares. Secondly, practice at home and make sure you know how to change the tire. Loosen the lug nuts slightly before jacking up the…

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If You Want To Get The Most Out Of Your Tires Then You Need To Rotate Them Regularly

Over the course of your driving career, you will most certainly replace your tires dozens of times. This is because of how fast they wear out due to the severe nature of the wear and tear they experience because of the job that they do. And since they are not a cheap item to have to replace, it is only natural that you would want to get as much use out of them as you possible can.

The good news is that there are steps that you can take to make sure that you are getting the longest life out…
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Taking Care of Your Tires to Avoid Hydroplaning

Hydroplaning is something you never want to experience but can happen to any driver in bad rain. If too much rain comes between the tire tread and the road, you could quickly lose control over wear your car is going. Do your best to keep driving in the middle of your lane and, avoid jerking the steering wheel around.

Getting your tires serviced and replaced when necessary is the best way to stay out of dangerous driving situations. If your tires are worn down and need to be replaced, check into tire options that are designed specifically to avoid hydroplaning…
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Why Tire Pressure is Important

The air pressure in your tires should be just right in order to extend the life of your tires and for your safety. Not enough air damages tire components and wears down treads, which shortens tire life. Bad treads inhibit the ability to grip the road, which is especially important on wet or icy streets. Worn treads could also cause blowouts.

Overinflated tires cause the uneven distribution of tires’ weight, causing most of the weight to be on the center part of the tire. Optimum tire pressure is determined by the make and model of the vehicle and not by…

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Road Safety: Tire Tread

Tires must have an adequate amount of tread in order to make proper contact with the road. The friction between tires and the asphalt is what enables drivers to safely handle vehicles in all types of weather conditions. Tread cannot effectively grip the road or displace precipitation when tires become worn. When was the last time you checked your tires? It is easy to determine if it is time to replace your tires.

Simply take a penny and turn it upside down. Insert the coin between the tread. If you can see the top of Lincoln's head, your tires…

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Could It Be Your Timing Belt?

The timing belt is one of the most important components of your car, but most people do not think about it until it breaks and leaves them along the side of the road. The timing belt is responsible for keeping the parts of the engine working together. When it breaks or slips, it can cause serious problems.

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Why GAP Insurance is Important for New and Used Cars

If you are thinking of buying a new or used car, you should consider purchasing GAP insurance. For those who do not know what GAP insurance is, it is the difference between the value of the car and the remaining amount owed to the seller. Usually the balance is owed on the kind of financing used to purchase or lease the car.

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