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The Donut or the Full-Size: Which Spare Tire Is Right for You?

You need to have a good spare tire in your car at all times. It's a matter of safety. You could find yourself with a flat tire and no spare, alongside a busy highway. Let's look at both the donut and full-size options.

A "donut" is a compact tire meant to be used temporarily. It's lightweight and has a shallow tread. It doesn't require the storage required for a regular tire. It can interfere with the car's ABS, traction control, and speedometer operation. The donut should only be used to get the vehicle to a…
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Why is Tire Pressure Important?

It's easy to overlook your tires until one goes flat. You can avoid an unexpected breakdown by regularly inspecting your tires and filling them to the required level suggested by your owner's manual.

At least once a month, while you are washing your car, you can take a moment to check your tire pressure using a gauge. It's normal for tires to lose a small amount of air over time, so you can top up the amount to keep them continually at the optimal level. If your tires are low on air, they'll wear unevenly and…
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Is Driving on Winter Tires All Year Optimal?

Around Chamblee, we've all seen drivers use their winter tires all year. At Curry Honda Atlanta, we advise against this move.

Tire companies create specialized products. Ideally, you will run winter-compatible tires in winter and summer-loving tires in summer. If you do that, your vehicle will grip slick roads better in winter, enabling you to accelerate and stop more responsively. When you use the right tires in summer, you improve your car's nimbleness.

Winter tires fight snow and ice with flexible rubber. Some makers tout their winter models' improved grip as temperatures 
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Make Back to School Easy with Our Vehicle Service Deals

Back to school is a busy time for nearly everyone and especially for drivers. Meeting the demands of time constraints and added activities can seem stressful. Your vehicle also feels the additional usage and should be treated with extra care during this time. Curry Honda Atlanta has recommendations to avoid unnecessary trouble this season.

Checking fluids, brakes, tires, belts, and hoses are essential tasks prior to taking on increased driving. Our dealership offers these services and can complete oil changes, tune-ups, and repairs as well. 
 
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Helpful Tips on Checking Tire Tread and Pressure

Tires are such a small part of our car but are a major part responsible for keeping our vehicle driving down the road. At Curry Honda Atlanta, we want to know you’re aware of how to care for your tires so they’ll give you the best service for as long as possible.

To get the best possible life out of your tires, they should also have good tread and correct air pressure. A tire gauge can check air pressure, or you can bring it in for service. Your tires should have the amount of air listed in the…
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Get the Full Use of Your Truck Both in Payload and Towing

Do you know you could be limiting your truck to half of its use? That's because people who confuse the two terms are only using half of the capacity their truck can take.


The weight of items inside the truck and the truck bed is the payload. That includes everything that has weight, from people to pets to bricks.

The towing capacity of a vehicle is how much weight a truck can pull. It refers to what is behind the truck. Since the two are different things...

 

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Finding Out How a Badge is Attached to Your Vehicle

If you want to remove a badge from your vehicle, the first step is figuring out how it is attached to your vehicle in the first place. Fortunately, this can be relatively easily to find out the type of badge you have on your vehicle. There are different methods on how to do that.

One of the ways that you can find out how your badge is attached is by doing an internet search. You can also search your vehicle's repair manual if you have it on you so that you can determine how the badge is fastened to…

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You Don't Have To Live With Bad Odors In Your Vehicle

A lot of people think that once bad odors creep into their vehicle that this is the end for them being able to enjoy a fresh-smelling vehicle. That is just not the case. In reality, you can turn things around if you use some commonsense steps to eliminate the odors that have gotten into your vehicle.

Baking soda is one option that some people use to help absorb odors in their vehicle. Put a little bit of it in the vehicle and let it sit for a little while. Vacuum it up after a little bit and allow that natural…
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Keeping Dirt Off Your Car

Although you might think that it's alright to let your car get dirty and let the rain wash the dirt away, there are a few reasons as to why you want to regularly wash your car. When you're washing your car, you need to have the proper supplies as well so that each area is cleaned.

While you're driving in Chamblee, the dirt, mud, snow, and rain om the roads will collect on your car. If your car isn't washed, then the debris that collects can begin to damage the paint on your car. It can…

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Tips for Protecting Your Vehicle from Salt Corrosion

Today the entire staff at Curry Honda Atlanta wanted to share some tips for protecting your investment in your car. Here are some ways to reduce the negative impact that salt has on the exterior of your vehicle.

One of the easiest ways to remove salt from your vehicle is to get to a quality car wash weekly. Salt can destroy the finish on the vehicle, cause mechanical failure with parts under the car, as well as cause corrosion on exposed parts. By thoroughly washing the car, salt will not be able to diminish the value of your vehicle.

 
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