Archive for the ‘How-To’ Category

How to Prepare a Vehicle First Aid Kit

Friday, July 31st, 2020
A rural road at sunset

List of Items to Include in a Car’s First Aid Kit

Drivers can never know when a medical emergency will occur, but they can prepare themselves and their vehicle for common situations that occur on the roadside. Below, we’ve put together a list of items to include in car’s first aid kit.

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How to Avoid the Summer Heat in Your Vehicle

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020
Palm trees on a bright summer day

Easy Tips for Keeping Your Car’s Interior Cool During Summer

Any driver who has left their vehicle parked too long in a sunny location can describe how uncomfortable it is to get back in. Looking for easy tips for keeping your car’s interior cool during summer? We’ve put together a few tips to help you beat the summer heat.

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Best Ways to Remove Pet Hair from a Vehicle’s Interior

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020
A dog with sunglasses behind a car's steering wheel

How to Get Rid of Pet Hair in Your Car

Pet owners love to travel with their furry friends in tow. However, cleaning up all the hair they shed and leave behind in your car’s interior can be a major burden. Wondering how to get rid of pet hair in your car? We’ve put together a list of the best tips and methods so that your car’s interior can be as clean as can be, even if your pets are frequent passengers.

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Where to go for a Battery Inspection in the greater Dayton, OH Area

Friday, May 29th, 2020
Changing out a vehicle's tire

Where can Drivers go for Car Battery Service & Inspection in Dayton, OH?

When drivers start to have trouble with their vehicle’s electrical systems, they should consider taking their car in for a battery inspection. Wondering where drivers can go for car battery service and inspection in Dayton, OH? Continue reading to learn more about the automotive battery services offered at Matt Castrucci Honda and general car battery maintenance advice.

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How to Properly Deal with Car Spills & Stains

Friday, May 29th, 2020
A hand cleaning a car seat

How to Effectively Clean Spills in Your Vehicle’s Interior

When something spills inside your vehicle and causes a mess, it isn’t always easy to clean it up. Wondering how to effectively clean spills in your vehicle’s interior? We’ve put together several tips to help you deal with all sorts of spills and stains.

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Tutorial for Checking Your Vehicle’s Tire Pressure

Thursday, April 16th, 2020
Stack of car tires with shallow deep of view. Great for bacgrounds

How to Check Your Car’s Tire Pressure

Automotive specialists recommend that drivers check their tire pressure once a month. Wondering how to check your car’s tire pressure? We’ve put together a step-by-step tutorial below, including a video example.

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How to avoid distracted driving 

Thursday, February 14th, 2019
man holding phone while driving

Distracted driving, in one way or another, is the leading cause of car accidents in the United States. You can become distracted behind the wheel in more ways than one, so there are several different things you should do to avoid those distractions. Check out some helpful tips that should keep your eyes and mind on the road.  (more…)

Routine car maintenance you might be missing 

Thursday, September 20th, 2018
two men working on car

Car maintenance is a huge part of owning a car. If you have any hopes of your car lasting a long time, you better be prepared to do routine maintenance on it. Other than regular oil changes and tire rotations, there are some things that you can do yourself that you might be forgetting. Keep reading to learn more.  (more…)

How to stop rust from spreading on your car 

Thursday, August 9th, 2018
very rusty spot on white car exterior

A rusty vehicle never looks good. Eventually, almost every car will have at least a little rust somewhere. It’s unsightly, but more importantly, it can be dangerous depending on where the rust is. More often than not, though, it is nothing more than an aesthetic issue. With that being said, there are some things you can do to stop rust from spreading. Learn more below.  (more…)

How to pair iPhone with 2018 Honda Accord

Friday, June 29th, 2018
8-inch-audio-display-screen-in-2018-Honda-Accord

To use the technology in your vehicle, you first need to learn how it works. In the case of the 2018 Honda Accord, there are a lot of useful tech features to be aware of. Bluetooth®, for instance, allows you to connect your vehicle wirelessly to your phone and make calls or stream music through the vehicle’s infotainment system. Follow the instructions below to pair your compatible iPhone with the 2018 Honda Accord. (more…)