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How to Change a Flat Tire
Whether you've got a flat or your tire is near its expiration; here are 10 simple steps to follow:

1. Find a safe spot to pull over: Pull as far onto the shoulder as possible, making you visible, yet a safe distance from oncoming cars. If you're on a major highway, try getting off at the nearest exit. Put your vehicle in park with the emergency brake, making sure you are on a flat surface.
2. Turn on your hazard lights: This will warn other drivers to avoid you.
3. Get the jack, wrench and spare tire: These tools will help remove and exchange the flat tire. If you do not have these tools, call someone who can assist you or call our Honda Plus Roadside Assistance: 1-800-465-PLUS (7587) .....

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How to Check your Oil
You should check your car's oil at least once a month to determine its condition and to make sure it's not contaminated. Here's how:

Turn off your engine
2. Open the hood of your car
3. Find the dipstick:This measurement device can be located near the engine .....

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How to Check your Tire Pressure
Avoid damage and a flat tire by checking your tire pressure at least once a month. By doing so, you will be able to get the best performance from your tires and better mileage. Here are 6 simple steps on how to check your tire pressure:

1. Make sure the tires are cold: Checking your tire pressure after driving can cause the air inside the tire to expand due heat, giving you an inaccurate pressure reading. It's best to check your tires when they haven't been driven, or wait at least three hours after driving.
2. Check the standard cold tire inflation pressure: You can find this information on the inside of the driver's door or in your owner's manual. The average vehicle usually has 27-32 PSI (pounds per square inch) and larger vehicles about 45.
3. Remove the valve cap from the stem on the tire: This is located near the hubcap and is about 2-3 cm long .....

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How to Determine your Check Engine Light
When your 'check engine' light comes on, it means something is wrong, but it doesn't always necessarily mean it's catastrophic. Here are a few steps to take before heading to the repair shop:

1. Check your gas cap