Archive for the ‘Vehicle Service’ Category

When does my Honda Civic need a tire rotation? 

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019
front view of red honda civic on city street

Tire care is a big part of being a car owner. There are several different things you need to do to keep your tires healthy. One of those is getting them rotated. As a Honda Civic owner, you want to make sure that your sporty car is taken care of. Tires are some of the most vulnerable parts of your car, so you should do everything you can to keep them in good shape. A tire rotation is one of the most rudimentary services to have done to your Civic, and we recommend getting your tires rotated once every six months or 6,000-8,000 miles. Keep reading to learn more about tire services at Matt Castrucci Honda.  (more…)

What is that weird smell in my car? 

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019
man plugging nose

Have you noticed some odd, sometimes putrid smells coming from somewhere in your car? If you’re positive that you have cleaned out all of your trash and you still smell something funky, there could be a problem with your car. Continue reading to get a few possible explanations for that bizarre odor.  (more…)

When should I have my wheels aligned? 

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
closeup of tire tread

Tire care comes in many forms. Your tires are the most vulnerable parts of your car because they are constantly exposed and wear down quicker than anything else. One way you can ensure they last as long as possible if by getting your wheels aligned. Unintentional drifting is sometimes unavoidable, but if your wheels are way off-kilter, it can be difficult to drive straight. Learn more about alignments and tire car below.  (more…)

Where can I get my oil changed in Dayton OH? 

Friday, January 4th, 2019
two men working underneath car

Maintenance is a big part of any car owner’s life. No matter how dependable your Honda is, it is going to need to visit a service center at some point or another. There are plenty of routine services like oil changes, tire rotations, and alignments you will have done to your vehicle over the years, but you will also come across specialty repairs that may only come up a few times in your life. Whatever the case is, our team can help. Keep reading to learn more about services at Matt Castrucci Honda.  (more…)

2017 Honda Pilot oil change schedule

Monday, April 24th, 2017
2017 Honda Pilot oil change schedule

The standard for regular oil changes used to be every 3,000 miles or 3 months, whichever came first. However, now that vehicles are becoming more and more advanced, there is some disagreement among experts regarding how often oil changes are actually necessary. The best way to determine how often you should change your specific vehicle’s oil is to check out your owner’s manual, but the information may be tough to find. Our team at Matt Castrucci Honda is here to help in any way we can, so if you’re the proud owner of a 2017 Honda Pilot, keep reading! We’ve checked out the owner’s manual for you to find out just how often you should be changing your vehicle’s engine oil. (more…)

How often should I change my 2017 Honda Accord’s oil?

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
2017 Honda Accord oil change schedule

It can be tough to keep up with all of your car’s scheduled maintenance, and we know it can be confusing to know how often each service should be done on specific vehicles. Our team here at Matt Castrucci Honda never wants you to feel overwhelmed, so read on for the 2017 Honda Accord’s regular maintenance schedule! (more…)

Honda car service coupons in Dayton, OH

Monday, January 9th, 2017
Honda service coupons in Dayton OH

If your Honda is in need of scheduled maintenance or a little bit of unexpected TLC, our team here at Matt Castrucci Honda is here to help you out. We currently have a variety vehicle service coupons available for use until February 4, 2017. Read on for details! (more…)

Get Your Vehicle’s Brakes Serviced in Dayton OH

Thursday, November 17th, 2016
How Often Should You Replace Your Brake Pads?

How Often Should You Replace Your Brake Pads?

Brake care and upkeep is a vital component to keeping your vehicle running smoothly. Brakes, as well as their associated components, need to be cared for in order to keep them performing optimally. Sometimes, it can be difficult to know exactly when your brakes and brake pads require replacing and maintenance. So just how often should you replace your brake pads? We’re putting together a list of tricks and tips for brake care so you can have a rule of thumb when it comes to caring for your vehicle.


What Should You Do If Your Car Overheats?

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
what should you do if your car overheats

Engine overheating is a lot rarer than it used to be – modern cars generally won’t overheat unless you’re driving in truly extreme temperatures. But with the hottest part of the summer approaching fast, it’s always better to be prepared. What should you do if your car overheats? What’s the best way to cool your engine off and protect it from damage? Our service center has the answers.


What To Check Before A Road Trip

Thursday, May 19th, 2016
what to check before a road trip

Planning an adventure this summer? Nothing ruins a road trip like unexpected car trouble – we hope none of you have to learn that first-hand. Fortunately, a little bit of preparation goes a long way. For a stress-free and easy road trip, make sure your car’s in good shape before you leave. Here’s our essential list of what to check before a road trip.