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Stay Safe in Wet Road Conditions and Avoid Hydroplaning

Holler Honda believes it is our responsibility to encourage safe driving. Hydroplaning can cause serious accidents. These tips could help you avoid hydroplaning when road conditions are less than ideal. Remember, keeping yourself and the passengers in your vehicle safe is of utmost importance.

The condition of your car's tires can affect the chance of hydroplaning. You should regularly inspect your tires for wear and loss of tread. When you know that roads are going to be wet, consider alternate routes which are less vulnerable to standing water. 

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Keep Your Battery Charged and Reliable

The battery in your car is a critical component that is important to keep in good performing condition. The auto service specialists here at Holler Honda are here to help you navigate your car ownership experience.

What Does the Car Battery Actually Do?

Your car's battery powers the starter and works with the alternator to help power anything that runs off electricity. Think of the battery as your car's power reservoir; without it, the car would not be able to start.

How Does a Battery Fail?

A battery can fail when there is an electrical component in the…

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What is an Alternator?

While it can often be confused with a dead battery, a failing alternator is a much different system. In both cases, your car will experience a loss of functionality in electrical things like the radio, lights, or the air conditioner. You'll hear a whining noise or perhaps smell burning rubber if your alternator is failing. Your car will also die as soon as you remove jumper cables from your battery.

The alternator powers things in your vehicle once the battery has given the engine enough of a charge to start it. Spinning wheels in your engine turn a wheel…

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How to Maintain Your Headlights for Better Visibility

Seeing the road when it's dark or raining should be one of your top priorities while driving, and maintaining your headlights is one of the easiest ways to improve visibility. Light bulbs burn out, but there are other reasons that you might find it difficult to see in front of your car. At Holler Honda, we want you to know about two other ways that you can maintain your headlights.

Headlights can develop a haze on the surface of the plastic that houses the bulb. The film disperses the light so that the beam isn't as bright. You…

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How Do Brake Pads Work?

If you're starting to hear the characteristic grinding and squealing that indicates your brake pads are wearing down, it might be time to replace them. Regularly changing your brake pads will keep you from inadvertently damaging your braking system.

There's a brake disc located on at least two or up to four of your wheels. These discs spin at the same rate as your wheels, and when you press your brake pedal, the action engages a brake caliper. This caliper squeezes the disc, causing it to slow.  

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