Archive for the ‘How-To’ Category

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.


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.


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.


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

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…)

How to repair paint scratches and rust spots yourself

Friday, May 25th, 2018
rust damage on corner of door exterior

You walk outside after a long day, and there it is; a scratch. No one saw anything, maybe it was accidental. Either way, you now must fix it. But going to the auto shop is expensive. So, how can you fix the scratch on your car yourself? Here’s how to repair paint scratches and rust spots you find on your vehicle. (more…)

How to replace your car’s dead battery

Monday, April 23rd, 2018
repairman replacing car battery close up of hands and battery

Yes, you can replace your car’s dead battery with little to no experience working on cars. It really isn’t much more involved than changing a flat tire on your car. Here’s how you do it. (more…)

How to pack your Honda Fit when moving

Monday, April 16th, 2018
2018 Honda Fit with open trunk and green bike on beach

One thing we love about the 2018 Honda Fit is all the space available. Even with the seats up, there’s some pretty impressive cargo space available, no matter what trim level. So, here’s how to pack your Honda Fit in order to move into your first apartment. (more…)