Questions To Ask When Buying A Used Car

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Shopping for a new ride and considering a used vehicle? Ensure you are buying a vehicle you can trust with these used car shopping tips. Then, come see us at Barbour Hendrick Honda to browse our extensive used vehicle inventory. Has it Been in Any Accidents? Most of the time, you can... [read more]

How To Tell The Difference Between Horsepower And Torque

Engines produce horsepower and torque when you turn your vehicle on and press the accelerator. When air and fuel ignite within the combustion chambers, the crankshaft, transmission, and drive axles work in sync to produce energy. Though they both work in tandem to power your vehicle, there are differences between... [read more]

Which Is Better: AWD, FWD, Or RWD?

Car Wheels
When you're shopping for a new vehicle there are a lot of things to consider. One is which drive train option you should choose. You may be wondering which option is better --- all-wheel drive, front-wheel drive, or rear-wheel drive. Unfortunately, a straightforward answer isn't possible. Each drivetrain has a... [read more]

What’s The Difference Between A Turbo And A Supercharger?

It's easy for the layperson to struggle to define the difference between a turbocharger and a supercharger. While there are several similarities between the two, the two technologies have a range of differences in regards to their use in commercial vehicles. A turbocharger and supercharger are under the forced induction system... [read more]

How To Check Transmission Fluid?

Barbour Hendrick Honda encourages you to visit our service department in Greenville, NC, and utilize our affordable and efficient auto maintenance and repairs. If your vehicle needs transmission service, you are in luck. Our highly-trained service technicians are more than capable of returning your vehicle to you in peak condition.... [read more]

How To Fix Cracking Paint On Cars

car paint damage from car accident
So, maybe your car isn’t brand new. Maybe you bought it used, accidentally sideswiped something, or you’ve just been driving the same lovable car since the 90s. No matter how it happened, the paint on your car is chipping and you want to get it fixed. The good news is,... [read more]

Why Won’t My Car Start?

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We’ve all been there. You’re most likely in a rush hopping in the car, only to find that your engine won’t start. Believe it or not, car starting problems are frequent and a car owner needs to be aware of how to handle these unpleasant situations. Therefore, here are some... [read more]

How To Stop My Belts From Squealing?

Your vehicle's serpentine belt transfers power from the engine crankshaft to various engine components, such as the alternator and power steering pump. If your belt doesn't maintain adhesion on the pulleys, then it begins to slip and squeal. More often than not, the squealing is due to moisture forming on... [read more]

What To Do If Your Vehicle Overheats

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Your engine was built to perform under pressure, but it’s possible for the heat to build up under the hood, so follow these steps if it starts to overheat. What Causes Overheating? Your car comes with a complex cooling system that keeps your engine’s temperature regulated, and this system is made up... [read more]

The Most Common New Car Problems

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According to owners in communities and forums across the web, there are a few common problems that may arise within the first few years of owning a newer model car. Although, if you're looking to purchase a new vehicle you shouldn't let that deter you. We're here to give you... [read more]