All About Alignments

When it comes to making sure that your vehicle is ready to go for all of your travels, the service department at Acura of Reno is the top choice for drivers in the area. One of the most important services that we perform on many vehicles is wheel alignment. Keep reading to find out why this is important for your car.

Wheel alignment for your vehicle means that its tires will wear more evenly and protects your vehicles handling. It involves adjusting the suspension of the vehicle, which changes the angles of each tire and affects how they connect with…

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Understanding Car Wax

Car wax is an important tool when it comes to keeping your vehicle looking its best around Reno. Not everyone fully understands what it is and how it can help, however. The team at Acura of Reno is here to fix that with this brief explanation.

Carnauba wax is often the main ingredient in car wax, although there are a variety of natural and synthetic substances that can be used. The wax is mixed with solvents and other substances. Some waxes feature UV protection to help prevent your paint from fading as well. 

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Meet Android Auto

Our team here at Acura of Reno in Reno, NV is here to help you find that perfect vehicle. One of the features you should look for in your next new car is an infotainment system. These allow you to connect your smartphone to your vehicle, and if you use an Android-powered device, you can connect to Android Auto.

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Restoring Headlight Lenses

Over time, the glass or plastic lenses on headlights become foggy or cloudy, which interferes with the intensity of the light emitted. But, vehicle owners may restore the lenses easily using a few simple techniques.

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Understanding How Gaskets Benefit Your Vehicle

Your vehicle is a complex machine that is made up of all types of hoses, valves, pipes, and other components. To get these different components to work together, something has to be placed between the different types of components to ensure a tight seal. That tight seal is the responsibility of gaskets.

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Tips for Choosing a Location to Charge Your Car Battery

If you try to start your car only to find that your battery is dead, it can be a frustrating experience. Unless the battery is no longer viable, a dead battery is typically caused by leaving lights or other accessories on when the vehicle isn't running.

To get your vehicle to start, you'll need to provide some type of power to your battery. 

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What Drivers Should Know About the Types of Spare Tires

Dealing with your vehicle's flat tire is dependent upon which type of spare tire is currently stored in your car. There are striking differences between the two most prominent types. Compact temporary spares have been referred to by many drivers as donuts, and they are designed specifically for short-distance driving. 

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What You Should Look Out For In Your Fuel Pump System

The fuel pump system is found in every gas and hybrid car. It pumps fuel from the gas tank to the engine to make the car run. A problem with the fuel pump system can lead to issues with the vehicle's operation. We at Acura of Reno in Reno, NV have provided a few signs of a potential problem within the fuel pump system.

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How to Deal With Pet Fur In Your Vehicle

Pets are loved by everyone, especially their owners. Whether dogs, cats, rabbits, or hamsters, these fur-balls are so beloved by families that we often end up bringing them with us when we go on vacation. And when those vacations begin with a road-trip, that can mean real consequences for your car's interior - welcome to hair city!

Here at Acura of Reno, we figured we owe it to our readers to know a few handy tips to dealing with this hair. A big trick is static electricity - this can be used in a variety of ways to pick up the…

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Helpful Tips for Roadside Emergencies

Roadside emergencies are not only inconvenient but they can also be costly and dangerous if not handled properly. If you’re lucky, you’ll never experience a roadside emergency, but if you do, it’s important to be prepared and follow safety measures. Our team at Acura of Reno is ready to offer you assistance and advice on dealing with these types of things. Here are some helpful tips.

• Pull off the road and wait for help.
• Move away from your vehicle if you cannot park it in a safe spot.
• If you have flares, use them.
• Call for help…

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