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How To Replace Honda Wiper Inserts

Are your wipers streaking, chirping or no longer cleaning like they should? Chances are you need some new wiper inserts. As long as you have Honda blades installed you can replace just the rubber inserts which are much cheaper than the cost of all new blades. Installation is easy. Just follow the directions below*.

*Some Honda models may vary.

Step 1 –  Turn the ignition switch to the ON (II) position and activate the wipers. When the wipers are in the upright position, turn
the ignition switch off. Raise the wiper arms.

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HondaLink Compatiblity with iOS8 and iPhone 6

hondalink applicationCompatibility issues will exist when using HondaLink if upgrading an iPhone with iOS8 or when using the new iPhone 6. Note that the look or layouts may be affected and some functions of certain apps may not work. As of this post HondaLink Connect in-vehicle experience, HondaLink Navigation “new destination” feature and Service Scheduling will not work with the latest software and phones. Honda is working with Apple and designing updates to return full functionality of these apps.



How To Calibrate Indirect TPMS

TPMS Calibration Button
TPMS Calibration Button

These procedures cover the 2013-2015 Accord, 2014 CR-V and 2015 Fit.

Before You Start
1. Make sure the vehicle is stopped and the vehicle is in neutral or park.
2. Make sure all the tires are the same size and type.
3. Set the tire pressures to the recommended cold inflation values listed on the driver’s door jam.
4. Turn the ignition on.

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The Difference Between Direct and Indirect Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems

Honda TPMS Monitoring SystemSince 2008, every Honda vehicle is equipped with a Tire Pressure Monitoring System or TPMS. This system warns the driver of low pressures to help maintain vehicle safety and increase the life of the tires. This system has evolved from a direct system to an indirect system beginning with some models for the 2013 model year. What is the difference between direct and indirect TPMS and how do you know which version you have? Read on. (more…)