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Synthetic Motor Oil

When you have your oil changed at Barber Honda you have the choice between synthetic motor oil or a more conventional option. If you are someone who is not very familiar with the maintenance of vehicles, then you probably don't even know what the difference is. Synthetic oil serves the purpose of acting as a lubricant inside of your vehicle. Synthetic means it is manmade, so it has been created from various chemical compounds. If you were to use something that was more conventional, it would be made of raw resources that are found in the ground.

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Help You and Your Car Breathe Easier By Changing Filters

All vehicles are equipped with an engine air filter that keeps dirt and particulates from getting into the engine and reducing or impeding its performance. Many vehicles are equipped with cabin air filters. These filters keep dust and pollen in Bakersfield from coming into the interior when the air-conditioner and/or heater are in operation.

It's important that both engine air filters and cabin air filters be changed on a regular basis. Your car's manufacturer will have a schedule for when this needs to be done. If you drive in particularly dusty areas, the filters may...
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Move Over - It's the Safe Thing to Do

Now that you’ve picked up your new car at Barber Honda, you’re ready to hit the open road. We’d like to remind you of “Move Over” laws. These laws are designed to keep traffic moving. They are also there to protect anyone who has pulled over to the shoulder or side of the road and is stopped.

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Let Barber Honda Help with Routine Belt and Hose Maintenance

If you pride yourself on taking great care of your vehicle, you probably know how to do some basic car maintenance work like oil changes or air filter replacements. You also know that vehicles have become more and more complicated, requiring specialized tools and accessing parts in difficult to get to places. 

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Why is Tire Rotation Vital to your Car?

Owning a vehicle comes with many responsibilities, and you should always be on top of maintenance services. When you perform regular maintenance, it will reduce expenses throughout the lifespan of your vehicle. Tire rotation should always be part of it because tire blowout can cause serious problems like the accident. Check the following benefits of rotating tires.

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Don't Ignore Your Dashboard Signals

There are many indicator lights in your vehicle. They vary in what they mean, but mostly they are there to remind you or warn you if there is an issue with your vehicle.

If you get an indicator light goes off that says there is something wrong with your engine, battery, or transmission, you will need to bring it to us here at Barber Honda to get it taken care of right away.

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Keep Those Fluids Topped Up

Your vehicle needs many different fluids to function properly. Not only does your car require that you keep its oil full and changed regularly, but it also has many other fluids that work to keep it going.

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Get Help with Choosing New Tires

Buying new tires for your vehicle can be a confusing hassle. If you are in the market for some new tires, understanding the type of tires you need is important. Here at the dealership, our team of highly experienced automotive service experts will help you decide on the tires you need.

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How to Transport Holiday Foods in Your Car

Now that the holiday season is here, it's time to eat loads of food. Regardless of what nationality, religion, or ethnicity you are, it's highly likely that loads of food are, in fact, in your future. Food doesn't automatically transport itself to friends and family members houses, unfortunately - you must transport it yourself. Here are several tips for moving food around this holiday season. Use disposable containers. Doing so serves several purposes:

  • Recipients don't feel guilty or burdened by returning dishes to you.
  • You don't go without dishes.
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Are Your Headlights Working Like They Should?

Even the most conscientious vehicle owners often overlook the efficiency of their headlights. These lights are often taken for granted until they stop working. Many car and truck owners are unaware of upgrades that are available and can give you better visibility at night. Our professionals at Barber Honda can provide you with options such as:

  • Checking to see if your current headlamps are aligned properly or do they need an adjustment.
  • Replacing standard halogen bulbs with HID or LED types for wider and longer distance lighting view.
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