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How Do I Clean my Backing Camera?

Have you ever started up your car, thrown it into reverse, and looked down at your infotainment screen to watch the feed from your rearview camera and noticed it’s not as easy to see out of as it used to be? If you have a car with a rearview camera, this has probably happened to you a few times. If so, you have probably wondered how to get that backing camera nice and clean. Read on for some advice. 

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Pre-Owned Honda Accord Models in Santa Maria, CA

One great reason behind buying a Honda is reliability, year after year. As great as buying a new car is, it may not be in your budget or it might just feel a bit too rich for your blood. Honda of Santa Maria has you covered with a healthy stock of pre-owned Honda vehicles you know you can trust. This post uses the Honda Accord as an example of the kind of variety you can find at Honda of Santa Maria. 

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How Do I Clean Sticky Residue off a Car Interior?

Whether its melted candy, sticker adhesive, food smears, or even if you don’t know where it came from, there’s always a way to get rid of sticky residue on your car’s interior. Hard interior surfaces are easier to clean than leather or cloth in most situations, but here is some advice on how to clean off common sticky substances you might find in your car. 

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Is Auto Insurance Required by Law in Santa Maria, CA?

Whether you’re about to start driving for the first time or if you’re about to move into the Santa Maria area, you should know for sure if auto insurance is required by law before you take to the road. Auto insurance laws are determined state-by-state, so the insurance requirements are according to the state of California. Read on for more information about auto insurance in Santa Maria, California. 

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How Do I Make My Car Last Longer?

It’s no secret that some cars are going to last longer than others. Even two identical models from the same year and with the same trim level will probably have different lifespans depending on how well they are maintained. A dirty, neglected, and mistreated car will probably only last a few years, while one that gets regular cleaning, attention, and protection may endure for decades. Read on for advice on how to make your car keep running for longer. 

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Where Can I Buy a Used Car in Santa Maria, CA?

Not everyone is ready to buy a new car, and some are against the practice of purchasing a new car altogether for frugality reasons. If you feel like you are in one of these camps but need a vehicle that’s only new to you, you have options in the Santa Maria area. Most of the vehicles at Honda of Santa Maria may be new Honda crossovers, sedans, hatchbacks and more, but there are also over a hundred pre-owned cars for sale. 

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How Does a Fuel Cell Car work?

Consider living in this period of time as an exciting time in the history of automobiles. After a few automakers pioneered selling commercially available alternative fuel vehicles like hybrids, plug-in hybrids, all-electric vehicles, and clean diesel cars, it’s starting to pay off. Almost every automaker offers a hybrid version of some of their most popular models, and many are converting models to all-electric or are launching new lines to change the way people look at alternative fuel vehicles. One of these alternatives is the fuel cell car, and it’s not understood very well, so read on below to learn more about how fuel cell cars work. 

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How Far Can the 2020 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid Go?

The 2020 Honda Clarity is one of the bravest steps forward we have ever seen in the automotive world. The Clarity comes in two different forms, a plug-in hybrid, and a fuel cell vehicle. The plug-in hybrid version of the car is likely to get more attention as a more common fuel type than the fuel cell, so the following only refers to the plug-in hybrid Clarity. 

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