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Get the Facts on Moving Over

All around the United States, there are “Move Over” laws that need to be followed. Unfortunately, many drivers still don’t know about them. At Pensacola Honda, our goal is to make sure you know the rules about moving over.

The law is that when you see an emergency vehicle stopped on the side of the road with lights or sirens, you move over. Put on your turn signal and move to the other lane so that the first responders have room to work. The laws were passed to prevent officers from being struck and killed in the line of…

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Android Auto Brings Technology on the Road

Smartphones are more than just phones used to make calls. They offer the opportunity to listen to music, play games, send and receive texts, share photos, navigate maps, online shop and so much more. Android Auto is an in-vehicle technology that lets you do all these things while you’re driving or riding as a passenger in a vehicle. Stop at Pensacola Honda and let us show you how you can bring technology with you on the road with Android Auto.

Android Auto allows you to enjoy technology in a hands-free manner while you’re driving.  

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Two Tricks to Keep Fur Off Your Vehicle's Upholstery

Controlling your pet in the car might be a breeze if you have an obedient dog, but even the most well-trained animals can't help it if they shed fur all over your car interior. We want you to know about the ways to maintain your vehicle, and that includes the interior, so here are a couple of ways to get rid of pet fur.

You can cut down on the amount of fur that your dog leaves behind in the vehicle simply by brushing them before you get in the car. You should pay particular attention to this in…

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Understanding the Ins and Outs of Windshield Chip Repair

A damaged windshield can be a huge nuisance. Fortunately, not all windshield damage necessitates an entire replacement. Often times, a windshield chip repair will suffice in preventing further damage. The automotive experts at Pensacola Honda are well-equipped to provide you with the best advice about how to best repair your windshield.

A chip repair process will not remove the crack from the windshield. However, it will work to prevent the break from spreading and causing additional damage.  

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Keeping Rodents Away for Good

On a daily basis, people from around the world have their vehicle damaged by rodents. The problem is most people do not even know this is happening because this damage usually occurs under the hood. However, to be safe, there are some precautions you can take to keep rodents away for good.

The first precaution you can take would be to watch where you park, especially at night. If you park in an area where there is garbage nearby or food wrappers on the ground, you can expect rodents to be in that vicinity, so you shouldn't park there…

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Knowing Fact From Fiction With Motor Oil

Knowledge is one of the most important factors when taking care of a vehicle. This is especially the case when it comes to motor oil. There are a ton of myths circulating around that can actually cause some kind of harm to your vehicle or cost you a little more money than necessary.

One of the myths has a lot to do with the color of the motor oil. Many people have been made to believe that if the oil is black, then it needs to be changed. In many cases, the motor engine oil is also designed to clean…

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Safely Packing Your SUV for a Road Trip Takes Practice

It doesn't matter whether you're a seasoned traveler or someone who is traveling for the first time, if you're choosing the roadways, safety is still your number one priority. There are usually temptations to over-pack an SUV and that should be completely avoided. Instead of waiting until the day of your road trip, practice packing your luggage and cargo the day before to get an idea of how much space is needed.

If you're using a luggage rack, do not allow anything to hang over the sides. There should never be any luggage that obstructs the…

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What is a Differential?

Have you had your differentials checked lately? While it’s not a routine maintenance, it is something that you should do if you notice issues with your tires riding roughly. Your service department should also check your differentials if you are going in for a tire balance or rotation. Differentials are located on the axles of your vehicle.

If you have a front-wheel drive, you’ll be able to find the differential on the front axle. It’s the opposite for rear-wheel drive, and you’ll have two differentials with all-wheel drive. Differential oil helps your axles move smoothly.  

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Why More Drivers are Buying an SUV

Have you ever wondered why so many drivers are buying SUVs today? We would like to show you our many models of Honda SUVs for sale at our dealership and show you the many reasons why so many people are choosing SUVs. We can answer any questions you may have about SUVs so if you do decide you want one, you’re making a knowledge-based decision. Here are just a few of the many reasons why drivers are buying SUVs.

  • Safety – They’re safer than cars in case of an accident.
  • Economical – Many SUVs get excellent gas mileage.
  • Spacious – SUVs…
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What are the advantages of using a tonneau cover?

Pickup trucks are built to carry cargo in an open bed which makes loading and unloading easy. However, open pickup beds also invite those with thieving hands and reduce fuel efficiency through wind drag. Some owners combat the security issue by placing shells over the bed that flows from a position near the cab to the rear of the bed. Others opt for a tonneau cover that lies flat across the bed which not only provides security but enhances fuel mileage as well.

The tonneau cover hooks over every side of the pickup bed. Secured by screws or clamps, the…

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