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Honda Awards for 2021

The new year brought exciting updates to the Honda brand: six Honda models earned the Top Safety Pick (TSP) for 2021. Of these six models, three models earned the highest safety award possible: The Top Safety Pick+ (TSP+)! Let's explore what makes these Honda models the outstanding vehicles they are and discuss what it takes to earn such an esteemed award.

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Page Honda Honors Hardworking Detroit-Area High School Students with Scholarship Money for College

College is expensive these days and choosing to go to a university or state school after high school is a decision fraught with choices balancing costs and weighing benefits. At Page Honda, we know how hard many of our Bloomfield Hills area students are working to get good grades and get into a good college, and we want to honor that hard work, by offering a scholarship prize that will help take some of the stress out of paying for your degree.

 

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Common Signs That Your Brake Pedals are in Need of Repair

When you brake, your brake pedals should always feel firm. If they feel spongy or soft, it could mean there is a problem that needs service by a skilled automotive technician at our service center at Page Honda Bloomfield. Here are some reasons that your brake pedals may need service.

The most common reason brake pedals feel soft is when air has penetrated the brake lines. In addition, damaged brake lines can also be a common cause of soft brakes. This is because brake lines are made of steel tubing that can erode, which causes rust and small holes. These…

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Packing Your Car's Roadside Emergency Kit Correctly

Our team here at Page Honda Bloomfield wanted to share a few tips for correctly packing your car's roadside emergency kit.

In order to make small repairs to get the car off the road to a service center, you need tools. Keep a bag of tools in the trunk ranging from pliers, scissors, wrenches, a socket set, multi-tool, hammer, and knife.

The flashlight and new batteries are good for flagging help in the dark and making repairs when you can't see what you're doing.

After you check that you have a working spare tire and car jack…

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Powertrain Vs. Bumper to Bumper Warranties

An informed car buyer will typically get the most out of his or her car throughout its lifetime. That is why our experienced team here at Page Honda Bloomfield want to give you the basics about two very different types of warranties. Powertrain and bumper to bumper warranties are often used interchangeably in conversation but are actually quite different.

A powertrain warranty only covers the powertrain of the vehicle if it should fail before a certain mileage or certain time frame is exceeded. Conversely, a bumper to bumper warranty covers far more components of the car from the...

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How to Replace a Flat Tire

If you have been waiting to learn how to change your tire, then you need to have the right tools. You can get a lug nut wrench, jack, spare tire, and wheel wedges. This allows you to set up your vehicle so that it's safe and stationary. Once you have placed the wheel wedges, your car should be ready to go for a spare tire change.

You don't want to get stuck on the side of the road. If you look in your trunk, you probably have a spare tire, lug wrench, and jack. You can place the…

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Could the Weather Be Draining Your Car's Battery?

Did you know that both extreme heat and extreme cold could be draining your car's battery life? When your car's battery is exposed to a temperature of 32 degrees Fahrenheit, it loses about 20 percent of its cold cranking amps. If the temperature drops all the way down to -22 degrees Fahrenheit, it loses half of its capacity.

Hot weather is also bad for batteries, but for a different reason. Extreme heat evaporates some of the electrolyte solutions in the lead-acid battery. When the air temperature is 92 degrees Fahrenheit, the battery has lost half of its capacity…

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Choosing the Right Drivetrain for Your Needs

At times in the past, nearly every vehicle was a rear-wheel drive type, and it was the standard in passenger vehicles over many decades. Front wheel drive became popular in US vehicles in the 1980's. There are advantages to front and rear wheel drive. Rear wheel drive is likely more expensive, but it offers superior performance and better handling, particularly when cornering.

Local Bloomfield Hills, MI area drivers have a wide variety of uses for their vehicles. Front wheel drive vehicles offer better traction in snow and slippery road conditions than rear wheel vehicles.

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Move Over and Give Others Space When Driving

When you are moving along on your way home from work, and you notice someone pulled over at the side of the road, you should check if it is safe for you to switch lanes and then move to give them space.

If you see an emergency vehicle coming up behind you, you should move over and slow your vehicle or bring it to a stop. There are laws regarding the driving that you do and the emergency vehicles that are around you, and you should be careful to follow them.

Move over when it makes sense to do so…

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