Posts by this Author: Matt Burne Honda

Is Your Differential Malfunctioning?

Have you ever heard of a car that had an engine that would start perfectly, but the vehicle still wouldn't move? As your aware, your car is a complex piece of equipment, and, unfortunately, sometimes your engine will start just fine, but the vehicle still won't move. There are multiple potential components that might be malfunctioning, but one of them is the differential.

You've maybe heard of the differential. It's a gearbox that transfers the energy from your engine to the wheels of your vehicle. If your gearbox is malfunctioning, then your engine will start, but…

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Is Your Car Is Running Hot? Let Us Take a Look

There are many aspects of your vehicle that keep it functioning and running well. One of these centers on the engines cooling and radiator system. Failure to properly maintain and service this important part of your vehicle can leave your car broken down and you stranded on the side of the road.

The purpose of your car's engine and radiator system is to circulate antifreeze/coolant to transfer heat away from the engine. If the system is not performing as it should, then your car's engine can heat to temperatures hot enough to damage and warp engine parts…

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Reaching your destination safely with new tires

How much do you know about tire tread thickness and how that is related to the overall safety of your vehicle? It is quite related since the amount of tire tread thickness helps a truck or a car stay on the road when it is being driven. If a vehicle cannot stay on the road, then it runs the risk of causing an accident or stranding the driver.

Matt Burne Honda understands that you take your safety seriously and this is why we offer appointment booking in the greater Scranton area for concerned drivers that want to upgrade their tires…
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Kitty Litter, Sand, Or Salt: Which Is Best To Keep In Your Car This Winter?

If you live in Scranton, you know snow and ice is on its way. During winter, it's vital to be prepared for driving emergencies. People use kitty litter, salt, or sand when they need to gain tire traction. But which one is the best?

Kitty litter is made of clay, so it doesn't help melt ice. It can provide traction on ice or snow so it's okay to use if you have no other options. However, it absorbs water and becomes a slippery mush which is dangerous if you walk on it, so make sure you don…
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Why Is It Important to Maintain My Windshield Washer Fluid?

One reason that it is important to maintain your windshield washing fluid is so that in inclement weather conditions it is used to maintain a clear view of the road ahead. If you are in a muddy or foggy area where the windshield can get struck with debris, then not having enough fluid on the windshield can be very hazardous.

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Winter Wiper Blades Are Safe and Convenient

Visibility issues can make taking care of basic driving duties during the winter months seem practically unbearable. They can make wintertime driving a lot more dangerous as well. That's why it may be a wise decision to explore your options in winter wiper blades. Don't assume that standard wiper blades are sufficient to keep you safe and confident. They may not be the right option. Winter wiper blades can be more efficient during winter weather. They can offer you the ease of high-quality visibility. They can even reduce the possibility of windshield streaking...

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How Headlight Maintenance Can Prevent Accidents

Advancements in technology have added all kinds of improvements to the car manufacturing industry. However, one the one area that needs the most improvement has largely been ignored. Statistics show that approximately 2,500 people are killed crossing the street at night. The reason for this is that headlights are not functioning as well as they should.

 

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How To Have A Happy Holiday Road Trip

You and your family may be starting to plan a holiday trip this upcoming season. Plenty of people take to the road to visit relatives. The majority are in a happy state of mind and anxious to see their relatives. However, experiencing trouble along the way might put a damper on their happy mood. Here are ideas on ways to keep your mood bright and cheery.

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Which Tires are Right for You?

Finding the right tires for your vehicle can be challenging. Three types of tires that you can explore include all-season, winter and summer tires. While there are differences to all three, there are benefits of all of them as well. All-season can deliver well-rounded, good performance; winter tires have an outstanding snow traction and fair braking ability on cleared roads; summer tires drive well and provide enhanced handling on wet or dry surfaces...

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