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What Kind of Floor Mats Are Right for My Car?

Interior features of some vehicles can make or break the decision of whether or not to buy it for some potential car buyer. One of the biggest decisions to make is whether to have rubber all weather floor mats or carpet floor mats installed. That is why we here at DCH Honda of Mission Valley located right in San Diego, CA wanted to describe the situations in which each type may be the best option.

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Get Your Brakes Checked

Are your brakes always making weird noises when you press down? It could be that your brake pads about to go. Once that happens, your rotors will start grinding against metal, which could cause warping and more serious issues. Brake systems are made up of rotors and brake pads. These help slow down your vehicles so you can come to a stop. 

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Android Auto Uses Voice Activation Technology for Your Apps

Our phones have become something that we cannot live without. When you are driving down the road, it is always advised to pay attention and avoid distractions at all costs. Yet, you still want to stay connected. Android Auto gives you the ability to do both. This advanced technology allows you to hook your Android phone into the car’s infotainment system and use voice commands to control it.

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Rodent Damage and Being Covered by Insurance

One of the best things about finding the best coverage in insurance is that there are damages to your vehicle that are unexpected. For one thing, vehicles can break down for tons of unforeseen reasons. Some of these reasons include rodent damage. Rodents do find access to the vehicle.

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Use Jumper Cables the Right Way

Jumper cables are used to connect two car batteries together. The cables are red and black, with a clamp on either end of each cable. The red cable connects to the red terminals on both batteries and the black cable does the same. You start by connecting cables to the good battery with the car turned off.

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Protecting Your Vehicle from Thieves

Having your vehicle stolen, especially if it is new, is probably one of your biggest fears. Fortunately, you can lessen the chances of that happening by doing several things to make your vehicle less attractive to thieves. Take a look at these suggestions.

Common-sense practices, such as these, can go a long way toward deterring thieves:
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Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirrors Can Contribute to Road Safety

When you're driving at night, it can be very uncomfortable to have headlights shining in your eyes. While you can't do too much about oncoming cars, you can address the glare from headlights behind you. Auto-dimming rearview mirrors are becoming more common, and they're included on many of the cars at DCH Honda of Mission Valley in San Diego, CA.

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Why Buy a Crossover?

With a crossover, you get the best of both worlds in terms of efficiency and space. SUVs can be big and gas-guzzling, but crossovers are the eco-friendlier vehicles. In addition, there's more room for all of your family, friends, and stuff, too. If you love camping and other outdoor trips, crossovers can make it easy to go on road trips without breaking the gas card.

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Digital Applications in Infotainment Systems

In today's digital age, it's important for car passengers to have access to mobile-friendly services. The latest vehicles are equipped with infotainment systems that support universal integration of smartphones and tablets. You can ask DCH Honda of Mission Valley in San Diego, CA about the connectivity options that are available in select models.

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Have You Checked Your Air Filters Lately?

Do you run at your best when you have a stuffy nose and can barely breathe? How do you think your car feels when its air filters are choked with years of dirt, grime, pollen, and other pollutants.

Your passenger air filter cabin helps make sure the air inside your car is clean and your air conditioner runs at top efficiency. 

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