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Tips on Maintaining Your Honda

By bayridgeadmin | Posted in Blog, Service on Thursday, March 24th, 2016 at 2:42 pm

NY Car Maintenance | New York Honda Dealer

Congratulations! You are now a proud owner of a new or preowned Honda vehicle. Now what? As with any prized possession you want to take care and maintain in an attempt to preserve. Your Honda vehicle is no different and as with any well-oiled machine, will run more efficiently if kept in working order.

Within your Honda machine you have many different pieces, each responsible for a specific function. long island honda serviceSome require lubrication, refilling or simple cleaning. Other pieces of your machine require taking apart, cleaning, replacing and/or testing to identify wear and tear and ensure proper functioning. From oil changes, maintaining a washed and clean outside to larger engine or transmission problems; maintenance is the key to longevity with your Honda vehicle. It will provide you continued reliability, longer vehicle life, better resale value and peace of mind.

Having your Honda serviced with a Honda dealer provides you several advantages. A Honda technician is skilled, has up-to-date knowledge on new models, know your vehicle better than anyone, has immediate access to factory inventory and only use Genuine Honda parts received at wholesale pricing providing you with competitive pricing. Our technicians and service staff will take a drive with you at time of drop off to evaluate the problem as well as after service is completed to ensure your satisfaction. A quality control check is performed on all warranty work to be certain it is fixed properly. We guarantee our maintenance and repair work with a 12 month/12,000 mile limited warranty backed on genuine replacement parts good at any Honda dealership nationwide.

Choosing an alternate service shop for your maintenance may leave you with several uncertainties. The work done by another shop has no value comparison to what Honda offers simply due to the fact that the service provided may not have been completed properly and/or is work that Honda may not have recommended. The training of technicians is not directive of a Honda Vehicle technician’s specialized training. The technicians may be unaware of the latest recalls, updates or improvements and this will cause you to miss out on free warranty work you may be entitled to. If the shop you choose is using Genuine Honda parts then they are probably purchasing them from a Honda dealership but paying retail pricing verses wholesale which increases your cost.

Maintaining the proper functioning of your A/C, alternator, body, underbody, brakes, clutch, cooling system, engine, exhaust, fluid levels, fuel system, Idle, lights, parking brake, PCV Valve, spark plugs, steering, suspension, transmission and wheels takes an educated technician who knows the intricateness of a Honda vehicle. Only a certified trained Honda technician knows what to look for and how to correct any problems in all nooks and crannies of your Honda. At Bay Ridge Honda we reduce the likelihood of problems so that you can enjoy your Honda for many years to come.

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