Archive for the ‘Service’ Category

Where can I get genuine Honda parts and accessories near Chicago?

Monday, October 28th, 2019
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Continental Honda Sells OEM Honda Parts and Accessories in Chicago

If your car needs some fixing, making sure you get the best parts available can help ensure the longevity of your vehicle. OEM parts, or parts from the original equipment manufacturer, are replacements made exactly like the originals. Precisely engineered parts are considerably less likely to fail than generic or aftermarket counterparts.

You can get genuine Honda parts and accessories near Chicago at Continental Honda (more…)

How to Tell When Your Tires Need Replacing

Friday, July 12th, 2019
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Order New Tires near Chicago

Thinking it may be time for your vehicle’s tires to be replaced? There are several telltale signs that a vehicle’s tires are on their last lap. Here at Continental Honda, we’ll help you identify those signs and assist you in finding the tires that best suit your vehicle. (more…)

Spring Care List for Your Honda Vehicle

Monday, April 22nd, 2019
Portrait of a mechanic at work in his garage

Checklist of Spring Car Maintenance Items

Spring is finally here in the Midwest, and as such it’s time to wipe off the road salt and get your vehicle ready for the spring. There are several key things that drivers should look into when prepping their vehicle for spring, especially if you’re experiencing lingering issues from the winter months. (more…)

Guide to the Honda Maintenance Minder Message codes

Friday, March 1st, 2019
honda maintenance minder message codes

How to read the Maintenance Minder code messages

The Honda Maintenance Minder system is available in your new Honda vehicle to help you keep track of the status of your vehicle and give you reminders when it senses the need for maintenance or a regular service. The feature uses a series of messages on your trip computer screen to inform you of the services needed. Take a look at our guide below to learn how to read the Maintenance Minder messages. (more…)

Should You Switch to Snow Tires in the Winter?

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
Close-up Image of Winter Car Tire on the Snowy Road. Drive Safe Concept

Benefits of using winter tires for your car in the snow 

Here in the Midwest, we’re no strangers to harsh winters. And one thing that’s proven true each year is that winter driving is the worst. Between poorly plowed streets, black ice patches, and frozen rain, some drivers opt to travel as little as possible until spring. For those of us who have to brave the winter weather, on of the best ways to prepare for travel is to switch your vehicle’s tires out for winter tires.   (more…)

Get Your Car Ready for Winter and Save with Continental Honda

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
Continental Honda Coupons

Find Vehicle Service Coupons in the Chicago Area

When the days get shorter and chillier, the last thing you need is for your vehicle to have a dead battery or engine trouble during the freezing winter months in Chicago. Right now, and year round, you can save on keeping your vehicle running as it should with Continental Honda. On our website, we have parts and service coupons to help our customers save on all regularly scheduled maintenance, accessories or replacement parts. (more…)

Honda Dashboard Warning Lights Explained

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

If you’ve ever had a dashboard warning light come on, the immediate response is typically “What does that mean?”. Here to help you understand what your Honda dashboard warning lights mean is the Conintnental Honda team. Below, we have a complete list of Honda dashboard warning lights with images as to what each light means. (more…)

When Do You Need New Brakes?

Monday, July 25th, 2016
when do you need new brakes

When do you need new brakes? Keeping your car’s braking system in good shape is incredibly important, for obvious reasons. That means replacing your brake pads whenever they start to wear out. Checking your brakes is part of every regular maintenance schedule, but the right time to replace them will depend on how much you drive and where you do most of your driving. Here’s how to know when it’s time to schedule that brake pad service! 


What Should You Do If Your Car Overheats?

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
what should you do if your car overheats

What should you do if your car overheats? Thankfully, this isn’t a common summer problem these days. Even the worst Chicago heat wave won’t make a modern engine overheat unless something else is seriously wrong. But if your old car happens to spring a coolant leak, it’s always better to be prepared! If your engine starts to overheat, there are a few steps you can take to help cool it down and minimize the damage.


How Often Does My Honda Need An Oil Change?

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Recommended Maintenance Schedule For A New Honda

Getting routine car maintenance done is like getting your teeth cleaned at the dentist’s, or going to the doctor for a checkup. All three can be annoying, and it might be tempting to just keep putting them off for another few weeks. But whether we’re talking about your car or your health, taking care of the routine stuff on a regular schedule is the best way to prevent more painful and expensive problems later on. So, if your new car is running smoothly and problem-free, how often should you plan on stopping by the service center for a checkup and a quick oil change? Here’s a quick overview.