Archive for the ‘FAQs’ Category
How to Change Windshield Wipers on a Car
Does your vehicle need new wiper blades? Luckily, getting your windshield wipers replaced is easy and affordable. Here at Karen Radley Acura, we will help you learn how to replace your windshield wiper blades at home with our step-by-step guide.(more…)
Front-Wheel Drive vs All-Wheel Drive
Exploring various powertrains in your next vehicle? Chances are, you’ve heard about front-wheel drive (FWD) and all-wheel drive (AWD). Certain vehicles may only offer FWD while others may offer AWD as an available option. What’s the difference? Here, we will share the pros and cons of each powertrain so you can decide which one is right for you.(more…)
Acura Bluetooth Tutorial Video
Do you own a recent Acura model? Wondering how you can pair your phone to your Acura using Bluetooth? Watch this short two-minute tutorial video so you can get your smartphone connected and start enjoying a diversity of conveniences such as hands-free calling and texting!(more…)
Acura Payment Extensions and Waived Late Fees
We are currently in a very difficult time as a community, nation, and world. With many drivers losing their jobs, it is very difficult to manage your finances. With this said, cars are still essential for families as you would need a vehicle to get food, go to the doctor, and visit or care for relatives that don’t live in your household. Thus, Acura is helping drivers during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic by offering payment extensions and waived late fees.(more…)
Pairing Bluetooth in your Acura
Bluetooth is a quick and easy way to connect your vehicle and your phone in order to stream your favorite music, make hands-free phone calls and more. If you’re the owner of an Acura vehicle and need assistance connecting your phone via its Bluetooth feature, we’ll walk you through the process here at Karen Radley Acura. (more…)
How often should you wash your Acura vehicle?
Maybe you’re a meticulous washer, or maybe you forget that car washes exist. People range all over the board when it comes to car washing, so it’s time to answer the question: When should you get a car wash? The answer isn’t set-in-stone but will vary depending on weather conditions and driving conditions. Read on to find out how often to wash your Acura vehicle.
Can you change the size of your Acura tires?
For one reason or another, you might want to know if you can change the size of your tires once you’ve taken your vehicle home. Usually, this is for appearance reasons, which we all know isn’t as important as safety. So, can you change the size of your Acura tires and is it a good idea? (more…)
Weirdest driving laws in Washington D.C.
We like to think all laws are created with good intentions, but some of them are just bizarre. Which got us wondering: What are the weirdest driving laws in Washington D.C.? We found plenty of strange things along the way that are unrelated to driving (No dancing for more than 12 hours in any 24-hour period?) and some were just myths (a man doesn’t need to carry a red flag in front of your car). Here are the ones that seem to be true. (more…)
Does Acura offer seatbelt extenders?
When it comes to the modern automotive world, every manufacturer puts safety first, even if that’s not the highlight of most ads. Acura is no different, with a variety of standard and available features designed to keep you and your loved ones safe. All Acura seatbelts are made to fit adults, approximately 95 percent of adults in the U.S. no matter their seating position, you might still find that they aren’t quite right for you. If you’re wondering if Acura offers seatbelt extenders, as some manufacturers do. The quick answer is no. Here’s why. (more…)
How long do tire pressure monitoring system batteries last?
When something goes wrong with your car, a sense of dread hits you right in the stomach. It’s only natural. You take your vehicle in for regular maintenance, treat it like a member of the family, and then a warning light comes on to betray you with ingratitude. Maybe it’s a bit silly to think that way about an inanimate object, but your disappointment is justified. Fortunately, not every issue is a big deal and isn’t cause for alarm. If your TPMS light has turned on, you could just have a dead battery. How doing do tire pressure monitoring batteries usually last? About 7-10 years. If you’re driving a model from 2011 or older, this might be the culprit. (more…)