Archive for the ‘Maintenance’ Category

Best ways to wash and protect your Honda

Thursday, September 14th, 2017
Wax your own car

How to wax your own car

You know what everyone says, “clean car, clean mind.” Well, maybe not everyone, but we sure do! When you’re a daily commuter, you get just how easy it is for dust, dirt, and grime to build up on your car. This doesn’t just look bad, if your car is unprotected this can cause longer paint and body damage, and can end up costing you thousands. The exterior of your vehicle goes through a lot from the sun, adverse weather, extremes in temperature and dirt, so it makes sense to take the time to protect and ensure dirt does not equal damage. One of the best and easiest ways to protect the body of your car is with a regular wash and wax, which you can easily do yourself. Check out this post on how to wax your own car, and we’ll give you the rundown! (more…)

How to replace your Honda windshield wiper blades

Monday, June 19th, 2017
How to replace your Honda windshield wiper blades

With the summer weather here to stay in Denver (finally!), it’s the perfect time to turn your attention towards the maintenance you should be giving to your Honda vehicle. Often overlooked but extremely important is your windshield wiper blades; today we’ll show you how to replace your Honda windshield wipers so you can be prepared when it rains!  (more…)

Confused by the Warning Lights on Your Honda’s Dash?

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
What do the Honda Warning Lights mean?

What do the Honda Warning Lights Mean?

For those of you who own a new or used Honda vehicle, there is nothing more annoying or worrying than when an unknown light starts shining or blinking on your dash. With all of the warning and indicator lights that are up there, it can be easy to confuse which ones mean something bad is happening, and which ones simply mean you have your cruise control on. We are going to try and help you understand what the Honda warning lights mean, in hopes that you will better know whether they are troublesome or not. (more…)

Warning Lights on The Dashboard

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

What Does The Light on The Dash of My Accord Mean

When your warning lights turn on in your Honda Accord and you’re on the highway, your first reaction may include some sort of expletive. Your vehicle is most likely alright, unless you have a few red lights on and there is smoke coming out from under the hood of your car. In many cases you will be able to drive home and have the issue taken care of sometime in the next few days. (more…)

Timing Belts

Monday, July 27th, 2015
when should I change the timing belt on my Honda Civic

How Often Does The Timing Belt or Chain Need to Be Changed in a Honda Civic

We all know that we have to get our oil changed and check other fluids in the vehicle from time to time, but there are a lot of long term maintenance necessities for vehicles that you don’t often hear about. Specifically questions like, how often does the timing belt or chain need to be changed in a Honda Civic. The answer to this question is a bit different for each vehicle. (more…)

Planet Honda has what it takes to help you through the winter

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

As September arrives, so does fall, and as the seasons change, its time to start thinking about getting your vehicle winterized, or getting a vehicle capable of handling the harsh winters near Denver, CO. Preparing properly for the coming winter is a good way to extend the life of your vehicle, avoiding future repair costs or just general wear and tear that the harsh cold brings with it to inflict on your car. Of course, sometimes, its better to trade in your older vehicle that may be on its last legs and get a capable all-wheel drive car. No one wants to experience breaking down in the middle of a blizzard, but there are things you can do to prepare you and your vehicle if the worst were to happen.