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Blind-Spot Monitors Explained

We value your happiness at Honda of Princeton in Princeton, NJ. For most of us, safety is essential to happiness. Let's talk today about an important aspect of modern automotive safety.

Manufacturers first added blind-spot monitoring systems to their available features in the 21st century's first decade.

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DIY Headlight Restoration is Easier than You Think

When people look overused vehicles at Honda of Princeton, they often ask if there's any way to get the headlights looking like new again. You could go to a detailing shop and have it done professionally, but that can cost hundreds. Headlight restoration is so easy, though, that you can usually do it yourself in just a few minutes without spending a bundle.

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Android Auto Overview

You don’t have to rely on your car’s manufacturer to handle your infotainment system. While many carmakers have been reluctant to feature an app that seamlessly ports your phone to your vehicle’s LCD screen, Android Auto was the first app that was able to sync up with your smartphone and display icons of your phone right on your LCD screen. 

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Why You Need to Keep a Set of Jumper Cables in Your Car

Jumper cables are a means of moving the voltage generated from one vehicle to another to start an engine. There are various ratings for jumper cables. Some barely carry enough energy to assist the battery of another car, while others transfer more voltage due to less resistance.

Vehicles have battery issues from time-to-time. 

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How Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirrors Work

New auto-dimming rearview mirrors are becoming standard for new cars in most markets. It's the newest car part to cause a stir for more driver safety features. In this case, the electrochromic mirror can really save your life. These new mirrors protect against the Troxler Effect, which is when you experience temporary blindness due to headlights glaring in your mirror.

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How to Correct a Slide on Icy Roads

Have you been driving in snowy conditions and hit an ice patch? The feeling of hydroplaning can cause panic, but it's best if you remain calm and slow down. That's the first step to correcting a slide. As you accelerate, your wheels can slip on the ice and cause uncontrollable results. 

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Don't Make It Easy for Thieves to Steal Your Car

Having your vehicle stolen can be a real headache, especially dealing with law enforcement and insurance companies. At Honda of Princeton, we want to keep you informed on ways to prevent being a victim of car theft and having to deal with the aftermath.

Consider having the VIN number etched on every window. 

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Tips for Keeping Your Timing Belt in Check

We here at Honda of Princeton in Princeton, NJ understand the importance of keeping your vehicles various components in working order. One component that we want to look at today is the timing belt. It works hard to keep your camshaft and crankshaft in sync and here are some tips to keep it going.

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