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Ready to Replace Your Windshield Wiper Blades? Here's What You Need to Know

Windshield wiper blade replacement might seem like a tricky task, but the truth is that it's quite a simple process that your mechanic can assist you with during any routine maintenance appointment. The next time you schedule an oil change, just let the service team know that you'd like your windshield wiper blades replaced, as well.

Windshield wiper blade replacement is an important part of routine car maintenance. Your windshield wiper blades ensure that your windshield remains free of dirt build-up and that you're able to see clearly while driving in the rain. It's important to…
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Spring is a key time of year for seasonal maintenance

Before summer arrives, take your car to a reputable dealership for seasonal vehicle maintenance. It won't take long or cost a lot of money, and the investment will be worth it to the life of your car.

Summer vehicle maintenance includes checking your vehicle's battery and cleaning off any corrosion. If your battery is more than four years old, it is likely to become unreliable and fail, and you should replace it. Heat is tough on tires, and you should have them checked for wear and tear, air pressure levels and proper tread. Neglecting your tires can cause…

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Heat Harms Vehicle Batteries

Temperature extremes aren't good for most things. They can make food spoil a lot faster. They can bring on pounding headaches. They can sometimes even cause car batteries to die. If the thought of being stuck on the side of the highway makes you feel uneasy, nervous and irritable, you should make sure to give your attention to temperatures and vehicle batteries. Unpleasant heat during the summer months can be awful for batteries. Heat can reduce battery longevity in a dramatic way. It can even do so more than frigid cold.

If you want to defend your car battery…
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Learn About Your Warranty Options

There are multiple types of warranties that come with a vehicle, and you need to learn about them and the way that they will affect your future. A powertrain warranty offers you something different than a bumper-to-bumper warranty does, and you have to know what you will get from each.

When you purchase a vehicle that has a powertrain warranty, you can know that you will have help on your side if the engine or transmission goes out. This warranty will cover you for a set amount of time and help you keep the vehicle running. A bumper-to-bumper warranty is…
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What is the Difference Between Spare Tires?

When you’re stranded on the side of the road with a flat tire, you want to get moving as quickly and safely as possible. The donut, or compact tire, provides that type of convenience for you. A full-size pare tire, on the other hand, offers a longer-term solution.

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Servicing Your Timing Belt Can Increase Its Lifetime

Once you turn on your car it begins to idle which means it is running without you pushing down on the gas pedal at all. Occasionally your vehicle can stall out while idling which can sometimes indicate a faulty timing belt. That is why we here at Rick Roush Honda in Medina want to give you the basics.

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When Your Brakes Make a Grinding Noise

Brakes wear down over time. If you go to drive your car and your brakes make a terrible grinding noise, you need to get your car to Rick Roush Honda right away for service. Grinding brakes mean that the pads have worn down and the rotors are getting scraped by the brake pad brackets.

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Preparing Your Pre-Road Trip Checklist Correctly

One of the biggest regrets drivers often have is that they didn't plan accordingly for a breakdown that wound up ruining their road trip. These road trip safety tips will help you get to your destination on schedule.

1.) Take a few minutes to see if the spare tire is in working order. Don't wait until you have a flat tire in the middle of the night to discover you don't have a spare that works. Be sure to check for the lug wrench, jack, and tire iron too.

2.) Bring an empty gas can with you…

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Get the Most This Winter from Kitty Litter, Salt & Sand

Making sure that throughout this winter you keep three things readily available can help save you from icy conditions on your driveway as well as potentially getting your vehicle out of an icy or snow-stuck situation. Sand, salt and kitty litter are three great things to have in your vehicle, in the truck typically, throughout the winter.

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