Archive for the ‘Tips and Tricks’ Category

Honda CabinControl® and Social Playlists Solve the AUX Cord Competition

Saturday, February 13th, 2021
Closeup of infotainment center in 2022 Honda Odyssey

How to Set up a Social Playlist with Honda CabinControl® 

If you and your friends are on the road and looking to create a collaborative playlist of music, the Social Playlist feature in the Honda CabinControl® app will come in handy. With this feature, you and the other passengers in your vehicle can connect to CabinControl® and make a playlist out of each other’s music. With the Social Playlist, there’s no more fighting for the AUX cord or Bluetooth® connection, but instead, you can all add your own selection of music to the queue. Find out how to set up a Social Playlist with Honda CabinControl® in your Honda Odyssey below.  

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Honda CabinControl® App for 2021 Honda Odyssey

Thursday, January 28th, 2021
Person holding phone with Honda CabinControl® app on screen in 2021 Honda Odyssey

What Does the Honda CabinControl® App Do? 

The 2021 Honda Odyssey, and some previous generation Odyssey models, comes equipped with Honda CabinControl® app compatibility. This app allows in-car riders to control certain features within the Odyssey from their smart devices. Honda CabinControl® puts various aspects of the Odyssey into the hands of passengers, giving up to seven riders control over audio, climate, and entertainment features.  

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Cabin Air Filters: How, When, and Why You Should Change It

Thursday, January 7th, 2021
Hand holding cabin air filter

When Should I Change My Cabin Air Filter? 

When thinking about automotive maintenance the first thing that comes to mind is likely your oil and oil filter, as these are replaced most regularly. Another essential component is the cabin air filter and here at Battison Honda we often get asked, “When should I change my cabin air filter?” 

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Improve Your Pup’s Ride with These Tips and Tricks

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020
Dog leaning out of car window

How to Improve Your Dog’s Experience in the Car 

Whether your pup loves riding shotgun or hides behind a bush to avoid getting in the car, there are a number of ways you can improve your dog’s experience in the car. This guide from Battison Honda is going to give you a few tips and tricks for how to improve your pup’s ride so the next time they hear your keys jingle they’ll be jumping at the chance to hop in beside you.  

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Which GPS App Should I Use on My Road Trip?

Tuesday, August 25th, 2020
Finger pointing to smartphone with Google Maps on screen

5 Best Smartphone GPS and Navigation Apps 

Getting from point A to point B on your next road trip may seem easy enough, but without a reliable GPS on hand it can be easy to stray off course. That is why our team at Battison Honda has compiled a list of the 5 best smartphone GPS and navigation apps. Use one of these top apps on your next adventure to keep your road trip from getting off course.

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Does the 2020 Honda Ridgeline Have a Magic Seat®?

Friday, July 24th, 2020
Image of maroon 2020 Honda Ridgeline next to image of rear seat in 2020 Honda Ridgeline

How to Adjust the 2020 Honda Ridgeline Rear Seat 

If you are familiar with the Honda family of vehicles and some of the standout features that the Honda brand offers, you may have heard of the Magic Seat®. This innovative rear-row seating system allows drivers to customize their cabins to fit a variety of items for all of their cargo needs. Now you may be wondering if the 2020 Honda Ridgeline has a Magic Seat®. Find out if the Ridgeline offers this rear-seat technology and find out how to adjust the 2020 Honda Ridgeline rear seat below.  

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Tips and Tricks for Drying Out Vehicle After It Rains

Wednesday, May 27th, 2020
Vehicles parked in rain

How to Dry Your Car Interior After Rain Gets In 

It happens to the best of us. We leave our windows down when the sun is shining and forget to head back out to roll the windows up when the sky turns gray. Leaving the windows open with rain rolls in can be bad news for your car’s interior, but luckily there are a few tips and tricks for drying out your vehicle after it rains. If you’ve been frantically searching online for how to dry your car interior after rain gets in, then you’ve come to the right place. Let’s get started on drying out your vehicle.  

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How to Keep Your Vehicle Germ-Free

Saturday, March 21st, 2020
Closeup of mechanic cleaning vehicle seat with cloth

Top Tips for Sanitizing Your Vehicle’s Cabin 

As the worries of illness surround us, the time is now to start disinfecting and sanitizing commonly touched surfaces and items. One area of our lives that may pass over our heads when it comes to cleaning is our vehicles. Have you ever really scrubbed and disinfected your vehicle? Many of us haven’t and our cars can quickly become breeding grounds for germs and illness. Here are our top tips for sanitizing your vehicle’s cabin to help keep it germ-free. 

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Is There an Order to Follow for Detailing a Car?

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
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Step-By-Step Car Detailing Video Guide 

Have you been wanting to give your car a full detail but don’t really know where to start? The detailing process can be intimidating, especially with so many different steps and components involved. We at Battison Honda came across a video made by Chemical Guys on YouTube where they break down the ideal steps to follow when detailing a vehicle. Check out their step-by-step car detailing video below!  

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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…)

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