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When Should Your Wheels Get Aligned?

Knowledgeable car owners know a great deal about servicing their vehicle. That is why our team here at Honda City Chicago want to ensure you know the importance of wheel alignments.

There are many things that can cause your wheels to come out of alignment. These include, but are not limited to, driving on roads that are in need of repair, driving on under or over-inflated tires, as well as striking curbs while parallel parking. There is no set time or number of miles that wheels should be aligned but, if you should ever notice that your vehicle is fighting…
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The Best Illinois Day Trips You’ve Never Heard Of


 

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Itching to get out of the city? Even though Chicago may be the greatest city on earth, everyone’s got to do something different once in a while. Try one of these Illinois day trips that you may or may not find in your average Illinois travel guide. Whether you’re chilling in Cicero or hanging out in Oak Lawn, you won’t be disappointed by these destinations.

Hiking the Great Outdoors

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Tips for Traveling with a Baby



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Traveling with your family can be an exciting opportunity to make new memories, but it can also be a stressful time for new parents. The right preparation and packing can make all the difference between a dream vacation and a total headache. Read our top tips for traveling with a baby, so you can sit back and enjoy your trip! 

Traveling with Children

Are you headed on a short ride from Oak Park…
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Honda Civic Type R Specs

The Honda Civic Type R specs reveal a lightning-fast vehicle with sporty handling and dashing good looks. With 306-hp and 295 lb-ft of roque, the Type R is the undisputed athlete of the Honda Civic family. Plus, the Honda Type R price starts at a mere $34,100*. This dynamo has the speed and style to draw looks all around Chicago, but just what makes the Honda Civic Type R specs so impressive?

Power and Precision

The 2018 Honda Civic Type R is not your average hatchback, which is why it earned the honor of being named one of Car…
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Honda Civic Type R Specs

The Honda Civic Type R specs reveal a lightning-fast vehicle with sporty handling and dashing good looks. With 306-hp and 295 lb-ft of roque, the Type R is the undisputed athlete of the Honda Civic family. Plus, the Honda Type R price starts at a mere $34,100*. This dynamo has the speed and style to draw looks all around Chicago, but just what makes the Honda Civic Type R specs so impressive?


Power and…

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Brake Pedal Problems

Some issues that occur with your brake pedal are problems that occur in relation to the pedal itself. Other issues are related to the brakes and simply occur when you press down on the pedal. You might not be able to notice an issue right away when it is occurring but once you do notice something is wrong relating to your brakes, make sure you bring your vehicle in right away to Honda City Chicago so we can make sure your brakes are in working order. This is important for your safety.

One common problem that can occur with your…

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The Right Way to Safely Test Your Car's Battery


Testing your car battery is as simple as using a voltmeter and following a few steps. Here's the easiest way to get an accurate reading on the strength of a car battery.
  1. The car needs to be turned off and the car lights too. Put on safety goggles before working near the car battery.
  2. Open the car hood, locate the battery compartment, use a wire brush to clean the battery terminals.
  3. The voltmeter has two connections, red and black. The red goes to the positive on the car battery. The black goes to negative on the battery.
  4. The meter…
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Why Buy Honda?

It may be one of the most popular auto brands around, but why buy Honda over the competition? Year after year, Honda showcases innovative engineering and sustainable practices that elevate the auto industry as a whole. Drivers all around the Chicagoland area trust this award-winning brand, so let's dive into the details below.
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Key Warning Signs You Need Transmission Maintenance

Your car's transmission has the critical job of helping transmit power to your wheels as you switch gears. Transmission fluid keeps all of the components cool and well lubricated. Our service technicians at Honda City Chicago want you to be aware of the symptoms that your transmission is failing and may need a flush and fluid change in order to keep it performing at optimal levels.

Any burning smell either inside or outside your vehicle may point to transmission trouble. A lighted Check Engine light on the dashboard or any leaking fluid should be investigated. Any noticeable shaking...

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How to Detect Early Tread Wear While Driving

Just looking at your tires often does not tell you that there is a problem. There are a couple of methods to detect issues that will cause early tread wear that you can utilize while driving.

One easy way to detect a problem in your tires is to release your steering wheel while driving. If your vehicle moves in one direction or the other, then there is cause to believe you have a tire issue. That issue could be your alignment, or it could tell you that you have one tire inflated more than the other.

Another opportunity a driver…

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