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What Does Blind-Spot Monitoring Do?

A blind-spot monitor is a system that uses radar sensors and cameras to warn you when there is an object in your blind-spot. On most cars, the system uses light in each side view mirror which stays illuminated if there is an object obstructing your path. Blind-spot monitoring is an optional feature for most manufacturers, meaning that it is not always equipped on the vehicle.

Why Use Blind-Spot Monitoring?

In a fast moving world where cars often drive at high speeds and close proximity, the blind-spot monitoring system has already saved thousands of accidents from happening.

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Automotive Technicians Can Fix Two Common Steering Problems

If your automobile doesn't respond properly during turns, it's probably oversteering or understeering. Whenever you experience either problem during every cornering situation, you must let a seasoned technician service your automobile.

Oversteering and understeering are common problems that develop as an automobile ages. Understeering can make you maneuver your vehicle off of a road because it dramatically delays the steering response time. In order to control a car that understeers, you'll have to spin your steering wheel several degrees.

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The 2020 Honda Accord has many technology features for comfort and safety

If you are looking for a midsize sedan for driving in Greenville, you can't go wrong with the 2020 Honda Accord. This car has set the standard in the class for decades. Today's Accord offers a wide variety of technology features to supplement its reputation for reliability, affordability and performance.

Every 2020 Honda Accord now offers the Sensing suite of safety technologies, which includes collision mitigating braking and road departure mitigation systems. The Accord also offers a ton of technology inside the car as well. 
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2020 Honda Odyssey Is Perfect for Families

The 2020 Honda Odyssey is a minivan that solves some of the challenges of traveling with a family. It has technology that is specifically designed to help you keep an eye on the second and third-row seats. The 2020 Honda Odyssey devised some clever solutions for Greenville drivers with a family.

First, the interior of the 2020 Honda Odyssey can be configured to allow for more cargo space or more passenger space. CabinWatch is a unique feature that allows you to see the passengers in all seat rows, and it also works in the dark. You can access it using…
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What is a Compact Temporary Spare Tire?

Compact temporary spare tires, also known as donut tires, are designed to be used as an emergency and temporary (hence their name) measure if and when you have a flat tire while you’re out and about. Most new cars are equipped with compact temporary spare tires rather than full-size tires. At Barbour-Hendrick Honda Greenville, we want you to be as safe as possible and have some great tire maintenance tips share with you.

Donut tires are only good for certain speed limits, and these are usually the speeds we typically drive. They’re designed to get you to the…
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Are Your Tires Properly Inflated?

Proper tire inflation has numerous benefits such as extending the life of your vehicles' tires, better gas mileage, better handling, and improved safety. A tire pressure gauge should always be used to ensure that your vehicle's tires are reading the correct pressure. Your vehicle's tire pressure should be checked regularly because it can decrease over time.

If your vehicle's tire pressure is incorrect, it could be overinflated or underinflated. Either condition is a safety concern and should be immediately corrected. Overinflation causes the weight of the vehicle to be primarily on 

 

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Consumer Overview on Automotive Suspension Systems

Every automobile on today's roads is equipped with some type of suspension system. This mechanical hardware is supposed to absorb forces from the ground. When a car drives over a bump or another protruding object on the highway, the chassis takes some beatings. The front and rear suspension systems should ideally minimize vibrations that ultimately reach the cabin. Struts and springs are some of the most important components of an automotive suspension system. Shock absorbers are also installed in strategic locations under the body of a car.
 

 

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Back to School Carpool Tips to Make the Drive Fun & Safe

Carpooling is a big part of going to school. Between the busy lives we all lead and the rising cost of fuel, more parents are choosing to carpool their kids along with some of the neighborhood kids. At Barbour-Hendrick Honda Greenville, we want you to keep your kids as safe as possible during the ride. Come and see us for some great carpooling tips.
• Arrange a method of communication to keep in touch with neighbors (email, cell phone or landline).
• Be organized about time and allow for the unexpected.
• Do not overload your vehicle with more children than the vehicle…
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Why It Is Not Good To Confuse Payload With Towing

One of the surprisingly common confusions when it comes to trucks is the difference between towing and payload. One of the reasons that these two terms get confused is that people hear more about towing than payload. Therefore, it is possible that they might just assume everything they carry in their truck is towing. However, this confusion can actually cause some grave problem.

One of the issues with confusing this type of issue is that you are risking harm to your truck when you act on this confusion. For instance, if you get a truck that is listed as having…

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The Importance of Having Correct Tire Pressure

Few things can put a damper on a trip quicker than having a flat tire. Often, monitoring your tire air pressure can prevent this from happening. Many drivers buy new tires and forget about checking their air pressure from time to time. Stop at Barbour-Hendrick Honda Greenville and allow our technicians to check your tires and give you some helpful tire care tips.

Different things, including wear and tear, hot temperatures, cold temperatures and even road conditions, can affect the air pressure on your tires.
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