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A Brief Primer About Car Wax

Car wax is a malleable material that you spread over your vehicle to help protect it against water or sun damage. It can also help to protect your vehicle against dirt, grime or other debris that might be in the air in Selma.

Since the wax keeps your vehicle free of pollen or other substances, you may not need to wash it as often. However, when you do wash your vehicle, it may be a good idea to apply a new coat of wax as well. Your car should be washed and waxed at least once a month for best…

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Honda Service FAQ

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Properly maintaining your vehicle is one of the most important aspects of car ownership. Getting routine maintenance at our Honda service center keeps your car’s performance at the high level at which you expect, and it also is essential for fuel-efficiency and safety. Our experienced mechanics at Gillman Honda San Antonio are happy to answer your questions about Honda service.

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Where Can I Get a Car Inspection Near Me?

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When it comes to owning a car, getting regular car inspections is one of the most important things you can do to keep it running at maximum effectiveness and efficiency. If you skip your semiannual service checkups, you run the risk of car problems piling up and incurring more expensive repairs in the future. If you are finding yourself asking, “where can I get a quick, dependable car inspection near me?”, the answer is the service center at Gillman Honda San Antonio.

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Avoiding a Tire Blowout

A tire blowout is a dangerous emergency that can be easy to prevent with proper attention and care. Remember these tips to avoid a blowout while you are driving.

You first need to get in the habit of regularly inspecting your tires. You should examine them often for signs of damage or tread wearing. Use the old trick of placing a penny in the tire's tread. If you can see Lincoln's head, you should replace your tires for having worn out tread on them. You also need to look for signs of rot. Tires can rot easily if…

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Honda Express Service Near San Antonio, TX

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If you have ever had the experience of getting car service, you likely know that one of the most painful parts is waiting for days to get your car back. Here at Gillman Honda San Antonio, we know that nobody wants to go days without a car, which is why we introduced Honda Express Service. Available at our Honda service center, the Honda Express Service center provides appointment-free car service that typically gets you in and out in about 30 minutes.

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A Honda Parts Store Near Me in San Antonio

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If you find yourself asking, “where can I find a Honda parts store near me?”, you’re not alone. While it can be easy to shop at car parts warehouses filled with car parts with questionable quality, finding authentic OEM Honda parts can be more challenging. Luckily, here at Gillman Honda San Antonio, we do much more than just sell new and pre-owned Honda cars. We aim to be a one-stop-shop for everything Honda-related, including authentic, high-quality parts.

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Why is My Tire Pressure Monitoring Light On?

Your car's Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) alerts you whenever the air in your tires have reached unsafe levels. What does it mean when your light comes on? Here are a few possible reasons.

Low Tire Pressure

The most common reason your light comes on is low tire pressure. Use a tire gauge to check pressure and inflate accordingly. In most cases, the light will go off immediately.

 

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Things to Know For Your Annual Vehicle Inspection in San Antonio, TX

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Regular maintenance is a vital aspect of vehicle ownership, whether you own a 15-year-old Honda car or a brand new 2020 model. Here at our Honda service center, our mechanics know that annual vehicle inspections aren’t anybody’s favorite part of owning a Honda car, but they are necessary to ensure top performance and safety from your car. Before bringing your car in for your annual checkup, here are a few things you should know about the inspection.

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Where Does Your Timing Belt Come Into Play?

Have you spent time thinking about the timing belt on your vehicle? The answer is probably no, but it may be something that you should focus on at least to some extent. The timing belt plays a critical role in getting your vehicle to function at all.

There are special valves in your vehicle that allow air and gas to flow into and out of the engine just right. Lacking that flow means that you could have a vehicle stall out or worse. Don't allow yourself to get behind on this. You need to be checking up on that…

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