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Importance of engine and cabin air filters

When you are driving around in South Hill, there could be a lot of hazards in the air that you want to keep from getting inside your engine and inside your vehicle. Cabin and engine air filters are a critical tool in helping you do that. We here at Boyd Honda of South Hill want you to know the importance of your air filters.

Most people know about their engine air filter, which helps to keep dust and debris out of the engine compartment. This helps to ensure peak performance and also protects your engine from excessive wear and tear…

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What is car wax and how do you use it?

If you want your car to shine like its brand new after you wash it, adding some wax can help. Using car wax on your vehicle will make you the envy of other drivers when you are out on the road in city. But what exactly is car wax. We here at Boyd Honda of South Hill want to offer a primer on using this substance.

Car wax can be made out of a number of substances but basically is a hydrocarbon. In addition to making your vehicles paint shine, it also helps to protect it from sun, wind, rain…

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How to Replace Your Flat Tire

Don't quite remember how to change a flat tire on your automobile? Boyd Honda of South Hill has a quick cheat sheet that you can use to walk your way through the process. You'll be happy you have this information when you find yourself stuck on the side of the road.

  • Safety is incredibly important, so make sure that you have your automobile parked on a flat surface.
  • Remove the hub cap from your tire that you'll be changing. This provides you with adequate access to the lug nuts that are underneath. 
  • Loosen the lug nuts by…
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Stay Safe Driving in Inclement Weather

Foul weather can create a dangerous situation for anyone out on the road. It can result in a person getting into a situation where they end up hydroplaning. What this means is that they start to slide across the road out of control of their vehicle. It is incredibly dangerous to do this, and it is important to find the best ways to avoid getting in this spot.

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How Long Can I Drive on a Donut?

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Most vehicles today come equipped with a compact spare tire, sometimes referred to as a donut. Boyd Honda of South Hill, VA thinks it's important for you to know the limitations of a donut and how it compares to a full-size spare tire.

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Why Are Oil Changes Vital to Protecting the Engine in Your Honda Model?

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Owning a car is great, but there is a lot of upkeep that goes into it, and one of the most important regular services that you have to perform is changing out your engine oil, and all cars require it. However, not all drivers know why it's so vital to keeping your car running smoothly, but you can read on to learn more about it, and schedule a service appointment with us if you realize that you're in need of one.

How does replacing your engine oil protect your Honda Car?

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Give Your Car the Spring Cleaning It Deserves

Winter is not a good time to keep your car clean. Between the dirt, snow, and salt, a car can go from clean to filthy in a matter of minutes on the road. That's why, for many drivers, the arrival of spring can feel like such a relief. It's not just the reprieve from the cold and the snow, it's the renewed chance to enjoy a clean car.

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It’s Time for to Service Your Vehicle for Spring!

Now that we are slowly, but surely, marching towards spring it is important to know the kind of maintenance your vehicle will need as we enter the warmer weather!

Whether this is the first spring you will be spending with your vehicle, or you have weathered many winters with it before, it’s important to ensure you are maintaining your vehicle for optimal safety and performance.

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