Archive for the ‘Tips and Tricks’ Category

Does Oklahoma Require Emissions Testing?

Monday, January 20th, 2020
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Vehicle Emissions Tests and Oklahoma City Requirements

Many states throughout the United States have unique laws and requirements surrounding vehicle emissions testing. Some states require yearly testing, while others require testing only in certain areas, and other states don’t require any testing at all. So, does Oklahoma require emissions testing? Keep reading this guide on vehicle emissions tests and Oklahoma City requirements to find out.   (more…)

What Emergency Items Should I Keep in My Vehicle’s Roadside Kit?

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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Top 15 Items to Pack In Your DIY Emergency Roadside Kit

Have you ever worried about running into a roadside emergency while traveling on the road? Are you prepared for a wide range of emergencies? Having an emergency roadside kit in your vehicle can help you stay prepared for anything that comes your way while out on the road. But what emergency items should you keep in your vehicle’s roadside kit? This guide from Battison Honda is here to help. Keep reading to see what the top 15 items you should pack in your DIY emergency roadside kit are. (more…)

How To Install a Car Seat and Where to Get it Checked Near Oklahoma City

Friday, December 6th, 2019
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Where Can I Get My Car Seat Installation Checked Around Oklahoma City?

Ensuring that your child’s car seat is installed properly is a crucial step to keeping your child safe while on the road. With so many different types and sizes of car seats available on the market today, it can be easy to second guess your installation method. Luckily for parents and caretakers in the Oklahoma City area, local fire departments, hospitals, and other public safety offices offer free installation checks and lessons. In this guide from Battison Honda, you will find a video, courtesy of the BabyCenter YouTube channel, that provides step-by-step car seat installation instructions. After the video, you’ll find a list of local places around Oklahoma City that offer car seat installation check appointments that help ensure your child is kept safe and secure while your family is out on the road. Keep reading to find out where you can get your car set installation checked around the Oklahoma City area. (more…)

Put your phone down before you hit the road

Monday, November 25th, 2019
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How much is the distracted driving fine in Oklahoma?

We are just a few days away from Thanksgiving and the roads will be filled with more vehicles than normal. This uptick in traffic will make paying attention while driving even more important. The Battison Honda product experts working in the showroom want to make sure that everyone has a safe holiday. If you’re normally the type of driver who has picked up some bad habits along the way, we thought it would be helpful to remind you how much the distracted driving fine is in Oklahoma. We understand that your phone is a primary source for listening to music or podcasts as well as navigation, but there are some ways to use this technology without running afoul of the law. Let’s take a look at some things you should know. (more…)

Tips on how to get bad smells out of your Honda vehicle

Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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Whether you accidentally spilled something in your Honda or there’s just a funky smell lingering in the air, it can be ridiculously frustrating to find your nice car suddenly has a bad odor to it. So, if you are planning on getting that weird smell out of your car, we have a few tips for you. Here’s how. (more…)

How much should I pay for my car in Oklahoma City?

Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Even if you are shopping for a used car, it’s still difficult to know when you’re paying too much for your car. So, how much should you expect to pay for your car here in Oklahoma City? Here’s what we know. (more…)

Get Stains Out of Your Vehicle Seats With These Easy Steps

Monday, September 30th, 2019
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How Do I Clean Stains in My Car?

One of the best ways to keep your vehicle’s value high is to keep the interior clean and spotless. However, we know how easy it is to spill and stain your vehicle’s seats and floors. This guide to how to clean the stains in your car will help you keep your vehicle looking as good as new. (more…)

Can I Tint My Own Car Windows?

Sunday, September 29th, 2019
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How to Tint Your Car Windows at Home

If you’re looking to add some tint to your vehicle’s windows but aren’t sure if you want to spend money on a professional, you might be wondering if you can tint them yourself. Luckily, with the right tools and steps, you can get your vehicle’s windows tinted in no time. Keep reading to find out how you can tint your car windows at home. (more…)

Learn How to Drive Stick in a Used Manual Vehicle

Friday, September 27th, 2019
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How To Drive a Stick Shift in a Used Car

If you are on the hunt for your next vehicle, you may have come across a few vehicles that interest you that happen to have a manual transmission. If you have never driven a manual transmission you might be curious to find out how to drive a stick shift in a used car to see if purchasing a manual vehicle is a good fit for you. Keep reading to find out what the steps are to drive a manual transmission so you can learn how to drive a stick. (more…)

How much does it cost to replace vehicle brake pads?

Thursday, August 1st, 2019
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Is there anything more startling than to hear that awful screech when you brake at a stoplight? There isn’t anything like the sound of the squealer activating to let you know your brake pads need replacing. So, how much does it cost to replace your vehicle’s brakes? That’s what we are here to find out. Check it out! (more…)

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