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The Compact and the Full-Size Spare

When you are out driving the streets of Medina, one of the worst driving experiences that you can have is to have a flat tire. You will need a good spare tire to get back on the road again. There are two kinds of spare tires for cars. There are compact spare tires and full-sized spare tires.

Compact spare tires are sometimes called "donuts". This is because they are much smaller than a regular tire. These tires are only designed to be used for a very short period of time. They should not be used for highway driving. A full-sized…
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What to do after a car accident

Accidents happen. They may or may not always involve a car. When someone finds themselves in a car accident, they know the basics. There is no need to go over what most people should have learned in their driver’s education classes. What should a person do after the legal and medical technicalities are done?

If the owner’s car can leave under its own power, the best thing to do is get it to an ASE certified mechanic to find out if there is any additional damage done to the car. The mechanic can readjust seat belts and take…
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Scheduling Fuel System Service

Keeping the fuel system in your car in top condition is vital to the efficient operation of your vehicle. The manufacturer of your car will recommend a fuel system service schedule for you. This may or may not work for you, depending on the extent and manner in which you use your vehicle.

The professionals at Rick Roush Honda can assist you in coming up with a customized fuel system service schedule that will meet your needs. In addition, our team will be able to provide you comprehensive fuel system service as needed. This will include fuel injector cleaning...

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How to Debadge Your Car

More and more consumers are trying to customize their vehicle to truly make it their own. Unfortunately, misinformation is causing many car owners to damage their cars in the process. This is why we here at Rick Roush Honda of Medina want to teach you the basics of debadging your car.

​Badges are usually stuck on a car or truck with heavy duty glue to indicate the brand and trim of the vehicle. One of the easiest ways to remove the adhesive is to pour hot water over it or use a hair dryer to loosen it. This process may…
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Tailgating Essentials

Are you getting ready for the upcoming football season? If you're like the rest of us here at Rick Roush Honda, you are probably spending more time getting ready for the tailgating portion of the season. Tailgating is only successful if you have the right items on hand. Let's take a look at some of the most important tailgating essentials:
  • Pack your vehicle with tons of beverages and snacks. Stick to the single serving sizes for ease of use.
  • Bring along a bunch of garbage bags for easy cleanup.
  • Keep paper plates, cups, napkins, utensils and more in…
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How to Avoid Serious Trouble While Towing

Towing is much more complicated than loading something on a trailer, you'll need to go through this simple checklist to eliminate serious trouble on the highways.

Keep a tire pressure gauge handy so you can check the tire pressure in the trailer tires before the load in on board and after, then make sure there are no changes before heading out.

After the wire harness is connected, have another person stand behind the trailer and make certain the brake lights, the parking lights, and the turn signals, are all operating as they should.

Balance the load on the trailer…
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Getting Your Vehicle Ready For School

The beginning of the school year is filled with getting supplies for the classroom and clothes to wear back to school. Don't let your car go unserviced so that it's mechanically safe and sound to transport your children back and forth each day.

All of the electrical components should be examined, such as your battery and alternator. You should also have your starter tested so that you are able to make it to school on time and make it back home in the afternoon. Make sure all the lights work as they should, especially the turn signals. This…

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Applying Touch Up Paint Correctly to Your Car Exterior

Our service techs at Rick Roush Honda wanted to pass along tips for touching up the paint on the exterior of your vehicle.

Begin by taking a small clean white cloth, and wetting one edge with a soapy water mix. Rub the chip to get the dirt trapped inside. Use the same cloth, dab a small amount of polishing compound on the cloth, run the chip in circles, softening the edges of the paint to allow the new paint to blend more easily when dry.

Open the touch up paint and use the tiny brush to only fill the chip…
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Keeping the Kids Busy with Fun Roadtrip Games

In order to keep the kids engaged and occupied on a long trek in the car, try some of these classic games to create some memories they'll remember a lifetime.

One person in the car comes up with something they cannot reveal in the game 20 Questions. The rest of the car has a combined twenty questions to try and figure out what it could be or that player wins. The only catch, the questions must be spoken in a yes or no answer format. To play Spot the Car, sheets are handed out with car models written on…
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SUVs are Pet Friendly

When it comes to upgrading your vehicle, many people do it because they need a car that can accommodate the changes that they have gone through in their life. In some instances, people get new cars because they need to have room for children. Some need the extra room for pets. The SUV can handle both.

Naturally, it is not safe to have your dog or cat roaming freely around in the vehicle while you are driving due to potential interference while you are on the road or running the risk of injury....

 

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