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Keep Yourself And Your Car Protected When Using Your Roof Rack

Whether you're using your new roof rack for the very first time or you've become a seasoned pro at loading and hauling extra cargo on top of your vehicle, damaging your items and hurting yourself is easy. Using a roof rack properly requires constant consideration of the additional height you're carrying and the cumbersome loads that you're lifting. Piazza Honda of Reading wants motorists to stay safe by keeping these two important rules for roof racks in mind.

Pay Attention When Headed Into Covered Garages

Driving into covered garages or passing under drive-throughs and 
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Rotate Tires Periodically for Best Performance

Performing a tire rotation on your vehicle is a crucial maintenance procedure that should be done about every 5,000 miles. Keeping the tread on your tires wearing evenly is crucial for preserving the life of the tires as well as the drivetrain system.

How to Correctly Rotate Tires

The way you rotate your tires will depend on the specifications from your vehicle and tire manufacturers. Because some cars have different wheel sizes from front to back it isn't possible to rotate the tires from front to rear; directional specific tires have to stay on the correct side of…

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Keep Charged and Taken Care of With the 2020 Hyundai Odyssey

One of the undesirable feelings to have when you are in a vehicle is the feeling that you did not prepare properly. This can come in the form of an empty phone or some other issue. Fortunately, the 2020 Hyundai Odyssey makes it possible for you to take care of your needs in the vehicle.

If your phone is low on battery and lacking a wire to charge it with, the Hyundai Odyssey has you covered with the wireless charging port. All you have to do is take the phone that is compatible with this feature and set it up…

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The New 2020 Honda Accord Brings the Technology

The line of vehicles known as the Honda Accord have held prominent places in the hearts of mid-size sedan drivers for many years. The newest version to the Honda Accord family keeps this tradition up with style and flair. That said, this vehicle conceals many unseen technology tools that provide yet higher levels of service. These tools include specialized rear-view mirrors as well as safety boosting rear cameras.

Most vehicles have common rear-view mirror systems that at best can focus in only one direction.
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Knowing Your Advantages When Choosing a Tire

If you are looking for a spare tire to get, you need to know the advantages of what you are going to get before you decide on the tire. Spare tires come in different sizes so that you will be able to choose what you are going to get for your vehicle.

One example of a spare tire you are going to be looking at is the full-sized matching tire. There are two major advantages to having a full-sized matching tire. One of them is cosmetic in that it keeps up the appearance of your vehicle. The other advantage is…

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Accurate Tire Air Pressure Matters More Than You May Realize

A flat tire can be a very inconvenient experience for a driver. However, there are ways that you can proactively guard against the possibility of one occurring, to begin with. Having tires that are in good quality condition matters, but having accurate tire air pressure matters even more! A major contributing factor for having a flat tire is low air pressure and it can even contribute to an accident.

You want to take a moment on a periodic basis to ensure the tire air pressure is at a level that the manufacturer sets for your specific vehicle. 
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Serpentine Belts Are Essential in Cars

Most motorists in Reading take for granted the amazing technology under the hood of their vehicles. An engine block has limited capabilities when it lacks supplemental input by a serpentine belt. Made of high-quality rubber and steel, this component transmits power from an engine to an alternator and several other crucial systems. For example, the timing of the valves and camshafts is precisely managed by this type of durable belt. The HVAC system of an automobile also runs on a serpentine belt. Additionally, the cooling system of an engine block receives commands from this
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Safety Comes First with Back-to-School Season

Are you ready for the new school year? Yes, it’s back-to-school season already! Therefore, it’s also back-to-school car maintenance season. Piazza Honda of Reading wants you to know the important maintenance that should be taken care of, for your safety and others on the road.

Back-to-school car maintenance is more than just making sure that your oil is changed, the tires are rotated and checking all the fluid levels for the correct capacity. 
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Tire Pressure & Tread Tips

If you love driving your car, you should respect its tires. At Piazza Honda of Reading, we can help drivers like you improve your tires' longevity through a few easy tips.

Check your tires' pressure monthly. Look up your auto's ideal tire pressure in your owner's manual. Check each tire with an air-pressure gauge. Add or remove air as needed. Under-inflated tires handle unreliably. Over-inflated ones rob your car of surface area between it and the road. Each incorrect inflation range leads to premature tire wear and early replacement.

Regularly check your tires' tread-groove depth, too.
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Towing vs. Payload: A Beginner's Guide

Are you confused at the difference between the payload and the towing capacity of your truck? You're not alone, as these two terms, though often-touted by manufacturers to show the power of their vehicles, are rarely correctly understood by those who purchase those vehicles. Here is a short explanation, offered by Piazza Honda of Reading, to help you master these terms.

Do you keep an extra quart of oil in your truck's cab? That's part of the payload. Do you take a toolbox along in your truck bed wherever you go? That's part of the payload…
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