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Know When to Service Your Coolant System

It is important to keep an eye on your coolant system to make sure that you always have enough coolant. Every few years it is a good idea to have a coolant system flush at Barber Honda to ensure that coolant is flowing well throughout the entire engine. It is also important that you stop the engine immediately if your vehicle starts to overheat to avoid engine failure.

So how do you identify coolant system problems? Here are a few obvious symptoms:

  • Coolant leaking out onto the ground
  • Warning indicator light on dash
  • Temperature gauge in the red
  • Engine smoking…
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A Damaged Timing Belt Can Destroy Your Car's Engine

Our dealership wants to make you know the function and importance of your car's timing belt. The timing belt is responsible for keeping your vehicle's crankshaft and camshaft rotating at a synchronized rate. If the belt fails, your engine will shut down and can become damaged. This can lead to you being stranded on the side of the road and paying an expensive repair bill.

Your owner's manual will advise you on how often your timing belt should be changed, but it's usually between 60,000 to 100,000 miles. If you hear any high-pitched shrieking…

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The Honda Insight: Efficient, Stylish, and Powerful

The Honda Insight is a popular hybrid car that is available in multiple stunning shades including Aegean Blue Metallic, Cosmic Blue Metallic, Crimson Pearl, Lunar Silver Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, and Platinum White Pearl proving drivers don't have to sacrifice color and style to enjoy the power and performance of the Honda Insight.

No matter what trim you choose, you'll enjoy fuel efficiency when driving the Honda Insight. You can look forward to an efficient ride no matter where the open road takes you.

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Honda HR-V Technology Features

The 2020 Honda HR-V is a very popular crossover vehicle right now. The interesting thing about it is the fact that it doesn't appeal just to one specific group of people. People from all walks of life seem to like and appreciate this vehicle, and that speaks volumes about what the people behind it have been able to do.

This vehicle has Apple CarPlay connectivity that brings the world's most popular smartphone into your vehicle as a device that can play your favorite music, podcasts, news, and more all from your vehicle.

 

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Explore the Exterior Features of the Honda Ridgeline at Barber Honda

Here at Barber Honda the Honda Ridgeline continues to be one of the most popular all-purpose pickup trucks in our inventory. We think that has something to do with the Honda Ridgeline's exterior features. You will appreciate the versatility of the Honda Ridgeline when you explore the new improvements to the truck's exterior.

A 7.3 cubic foot lockable truck bed highlights the exterior features of the Honda Ridgeline. The In-Bed Trunk is a patented Honda feature, and it has a drain plug to allow for easy removal of water.

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The Honda Civic Shows Off New Technology

Today's compact sedans have more tech features than ever before. The Honda Civic is a popular model because of the technologies that allow you to have a safer and more convenient experience behind the wheel. With a visit to Barber Honda, we can show you all that's available.

The safety is sure to impress, offering a suite of technologies that will help you to avoid collisions. The lane-keeping assist system will help you to avoid veering out of your lane. The adaptive cruise control also makes it easy to establish a safe distance between you and the vehicle…

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An Explanation of a Blind Spot Monitor

Our associates here at Barber Honda like to help customers with automobile research. If you're shopping for a new vehicle, you may have heard of driver-assist features that come with certain trims. A blind spot monitor is a popular safety feature that many drivers choose because it can reduce the risk of collisions.

A blind spot monitor uses technology to scan for vehicles that are rapidly approaching your blind zones, and when one is detected, the system will send you auditory and/or visual alerts. Many blind spot monitors issue visual alerts on the corresponding exterior mirror.

 

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What Does Oversteering And Understeering Mean?

What does oversteering or understeering mean? These terms refer to the sensitivity that a specific vehicle has to its steering. Understeering happens when the car does not steer as much as what the driver has intended. Oversteering is the opposite and means that the car steers more then what is intended by the driver.

Lateral Acceleration and steering angle are what determines both of these types of outcomes. Understeering seems to be a characteristic of a front-wheeled drive. The wheels seem to continue going straight even though the driver has turned the steering wheel to turn. 

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Embrace the Tech Features of the 2020 Honda Accord

The 2020 Honda Accord is a popular midsize sedan that boasts a lot of technology. Convenience and safety can be enhanced for your drive in Bakersfield. At Barber Honda, we’ll take you through some of the top technologies to be on the lookout for.

Smartphone integration is one of the more tech-savvy features of the 2020 Honda Accord. You have the ability to go hands-free when making calls, getting directions, and even having text messages read to you. Plus, you can tap into your favorite apps in order to stream music and audiobooks from a variety of sources.
 

 

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The 2020 Honda Odyssey Provides a Happy Place For Everyone

Among the many different things that we at Barber Honda want our vehicles to do, making everyone happy is one of the main goals. The 2020 Honda Odyssey has the features that achieve just that. This is a vehicle that is not just for the driver but for the whole family.

With the interior of the 2020 Honda Odyssey, you are going to get a ton of space which will make everyone in the vehicle feel comfortable. The 2020 Honda Odyssey also has a few features that are exclusive to the 2020 Honda Odyssey that will bring enjoyment to everyone…

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