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How to Test Your Car Battery

A well charged battery is important when it comes to starting a car. When was the last time you had your car's battery serviced? A few choices are available to help you determine if there is still life in a battery or if it is time to swap it out for a new one. If you're the do-it-yourself type, here is how you can test the battery in your car. You will need a voltmeter for this task.

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Signs Your Brake Pedal Needs to be Repaired

When you are stuck in Roanoke traffic and you are having to stop and go quite a bit, you might notice there is something going on with your car. You might notice that the brake pedal seems to be a bit squishy or spongey, rather than something that has some pushback or seems solid when you push down. If this is the case, you are going to want to make sure that you are getting your car looked at sooner, rather than later.

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Finance with Us and Get a Great Deal

If you don’t finance a vehicle right now, it’s likely that at some point during your lifetime, you’ll get around to financing the purchase of some type of vehicle. Whatever kind of vehicle you want, you should be familiar with the application process, including that of actually buying the car in question.

Most times, you have to dress up nice, take time out from your day, and visit a dealership for a while just to see if you’ll get approved. If you choose us at Duncan Acura, you don’t have to wait around in person…

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Get Quality Part Replacements with Our Help

You need parts to make your car into all that you want it to be, and we are here to get you the parts that you need. When you rely on our team at Duncan Acura, you will have everything that you need to keep your vehicle running well.

If you let us set you up with car parts, we will make sure that you end up with parts that fit well in your car. If you are looking for help in getting the parts added to your car, we will take care of the work for you. We will…

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Rotate Your Tires for Maximum Life

Most people know that tires wear down over time and eventually must be replaced. Buying new tires can be expensive, but there is a way to increase the lifespan of your tires. If you don't rotate your tires regularly, you need to start now.

 

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Car Warning Lights - What do They Mean?

It can be stressful and frustrating when you don't know what different warning lights mean. Warning lights will illuminate from time to time on your dashboard. Red lights are the most critical and do indicate that there is a problem with the system of the car. Green or blue rights are designed to inform the driver that the system is running. The following are some of the common warning lights.

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Driving with Food for the Holidays


Each year millions of families across the US travel by road to see their loved ones around the holiday season. People plan out what they will be eating on the road or if they will be stopping for food. If you decide to bring your own food and eat on the road here are some tips to make your trip safe.

Never eat and drive. Similar to texting and driving eating and driving will leave you distracted and make your chance of ruining your holiday by getting into an accident much higher. It is also good advice to put your…
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Upgrade Your Headlights for Better Visibility

There have been so many advances to modern cars, making them safer than ever for drivers in Roanoke, VA. Your new Acura likely serves you well, however you should not overlook its headlights or those of any other cars that you own. You may want to consider an upgrade to your lights for enhanced visibility, a relatively simple process if handled by professionals like us here at Duncan Acura. The following are options for improving your headlights:

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Seasonal Services and Maintenance Choices for Your Car

We experience various seasons in a year, and the majorly affected clique are the ones who own cars. The weather affects them in various cases such as a car breaking down during a fall, or the engine stops working. Well, this can be prevented, and we can help you solve such maintenance issues in your car for you to continue enjoying being a car owner. Our dealership offers car services and maintenance that may include; checking the tire rotation, fluid replenishment, alignments, checking the status of the battery and also new battery installations.

 
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The Keys to Planning Ahead for a Safe Holiday Road Trip

The more that you can do up front to get your car ready for that long holiday road trip, the better your chances that you will arrive to your destination incident-free. Here are some things to consider before packing the car and rolling down that highway, courtesy of the Duncan Acura sales team:

  • Keep an empty gas can on board because you never know if you will run out of fuel. Someone coming to help might not have a can handy.
  • Bring along a set of good jumper cables so you are able to quickly get the car jump-started if…
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