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Summer Tires and All-Season Tires Compared and Contrasted

When you are out driving the streets, you want to get the best traction possible. You also want tires that wear well. Summer tires and all-season tires are both options. Each type has its advantages and disadvantages.

Summer tires are made of a sticky substance that allows for better traction. These tires are very good at channeling away the water on the roadway to prevent hydroplaning. In the very cold weather, summer tires get hard, and they don't provide very good traction. 

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Detailing Prevents Corrosion

Detailing with a clay bar removes particles, dirt, and traces of airborne chemicals from the surface of your vehicle. The clay bar and clay lubricant remove embedded particles and buildups. The smooth surface helps washing and waxing protect metal against corrosion. Detailed vehicles look better and resist the damaging effects of roadway dust, debris, and airborne chemicals.

Drivers notice the extra depth and sheen that detailing adds to a car, truck or SUV. The smooth, detailed surface offers a deep gloss that stands out even among recently washed and waxed vehicles. 

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How to Properly Use a Roof Rack

Here at Page Honda Bloomfield, we believe that it is very important for car owners to be educated on how to properly use the features of their car. If you try to use certain aspects of your car's features without knowing how to do so properly, then you run the risk of damaging your car, which nobody wants to happen.

Roof racks can be very useful for storing extra cargo that won't fit into the interior of your car. However, if not used properly, you may damage the rack, the cargo, or even the frame of your car…

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Get Ready for Back to School by Following These Tips

With school set to begin, it is a good idea to make sure your car is inspected and repaired ahead of time if needed. If you constantly see warning lights appearing on your dashboard, then you should bring your vehicle in to a service shop to have it inspected. This can save you a major headache later on.

Emergencies can happen at any time. You should have a safety kit at hand or some emergency supplies at the very least. Basic first aid items, a flashlight, some water, snacks, washer fluid, gloves and any other essentials you may need should…

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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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Explore Our Vast Selection of Pre-Owned Vehicles

 

You're excited about the prospect of purchasing a new vehicle. You love all the options available to you here at Page Honda Bloomfield. From the roomy Honda CR-V to the versatile Honda Civic and more, there's a perfect Honda awaiting you among our new inventory! But what if, like many car shoppers here in the greater Bloomfield Hills area, you don't want to spend a lot of money for your next vehicle? If that's the case, you'll love our comprehensive selection of pre-owned cars!

 

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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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