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Stop Your Car from Vibrating with an Alignment

A vibrating steering wheel while driving your car is a sure sign that there are problems with your wheel alignment. At Hendrick Honda Hickory, we will service your vehicle if you have a bumpy ride, putting your wheels back into alignment once again.

Take a good look at your tires. The tread should wear evenly around the tire. If the wear is on just the inside or outside of your tire, there are issues with your alignment. It's not difficult to get your tires aligned, and it's important to get the work done on your vehicle before you…

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Practice Proper Headlight Maintenance

Your vehicle's headlights need to be bright, clear, and in good condition. It is important to maintain them and inspect them often. It only takes a few minutes and is important for safe driving. Headlights are very strong, but sometimes they can crack, break, or chip. Depending on the vehicle, replacing a headlight can be as simple as lifting the hood and unbolting, or it may be more complicated and involved removing the front bumper.

If the headlamp is in good condition and only needs a new light bulb, the bulb can usually be replaced using common household tools…

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Do You Understand the Importance of Horsepower?

Horsepower is a term that most people are familiar with. It simply is a way to measure the amount of power a particular vehicle has in regard to its ability to run an engine. You can find out all of the horsepower details at Hendrick Honda Hickory on any vehicle of your choice.

The history of how this definition came about is very interesting. James Watt, the famous inventor during the 18th century, was looking for a way to sell his steam engines. He was studying ponies which were transporting coal from a coal mine. He deduced that one pony…

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Always Be Prepared for Rough Winter Conditions

Having a bag of sand, salt, or litter in your vehicle can save you one day. If you ever get stuck when driving in the winter, you need traction to get out. Your mats will work somewhat, but they will normally end up slipping out from under your tires and prove to be quite useless. If you sprinkle sand, litter, or salt down, it will stay put and help you to get going.

It doesn't really matter which one you use, but sand is the best bet out of the three options since it will not corrode your car…

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What is Your Car Telling You?

There are a number of dashboard warnings that you may see when you are driving. Some simply are there to remind you that your bights are on or that you have your cruise control set.

If you get a warning that says that your engine, transmission, or battery needs attention do not hesitate to bring your vehicle to us here at Hendrick Honda Hickory so that we can fix the issue for you. You don't ever want to put off getting your vehicle checked out if your dash indicates that there is an issue. You can only kick the…

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The Benefits of Choosing Winter Wiper Blades This Season

Something you probably suspect is that not all winter windshield wiper blades are created equal. Once you get around to realizing that winter wiper blades offer an advantage, the next challenge is to choose the right brand or type for your vehicle. Manufactures design winter blades to fight off harsh snow, ice, and freezing rain conditions.

The good thing is an effect blade won’t ice up. Manufacturers design them with a protective guard, and the blades are often tested at temperatures of -20 degrees or more. There are advantages to buying a manufacturer’s brand that you can trust…

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Seasons May Vary, but Services Do Not

I don't know about you, but when it comes to the change of any season whether it be Summer going into Autumn, or Winter fading into Spring I know my car gets put through the ringer. With seasonal service and your local team at Hendrick Honda Hickory, it doesn't matter what time you plan to take that trip to grandma's house, your car will be up to whatever weather gets thrown at you. Schedule your appointment and make sure vehicle is ready to face the elements.

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Online Finance Applications Can Help Save Time

Buying a shiny new car or SUV can be a seriously costly commitment. That's the reason so many people opt for vehicle financing plans. If you're looking to finance a new Honda but don't want to devote a lot of time to the application process, we can accommodate you here at Hendrick Honda Hickory. Simply ask us about our online vehicle financing applications!

If you go for our online vehicle financing application process, you don't have to set foot outside of your home. You can call our office if you have any questions that require prompt…

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Seasons Change. So Does Your Car.

As summer is behind us and winter is right around the corner, we here at Hendrick Honda Hickory want to ensure you and your vehicle are ready for the changing weather ahead. There's nothing worse than getting stuck on the side of the road when the weather is terribly cold, especially for something that could have been prevented with regular maintenance and preparation.

When you bring your vehicle to Hendrick Honda Hickory, we'll get it ready for the North Carolina winter to come by checking your windshield washer fluid, antifreeze, wiper blades, tires, battery, and more. Cold weather…
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