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Getting to the Bottom of Odorous Vehicle Issues

Removing an offensive odor from a vehicle can be a daunting task. Especially if you do not know where the smell is coming from, it can be especially challenging to get rid of. The automotive experts at Lakeshore Honda want you to understand how to fully care for your vehicle so that it serves all of your driving needs.

Although standard room fresheners will only mask the smell, industrial-strength odor eliminators can work wonders in freshening up the scent of your vehicle. Baking soda can also be a miracle product when looking to prevent odors from forming or to treat…

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Keeping Tires Clean Can Promote Vehicle Durability

Here at Lakeshore Honda, we enjoy helping our customers and other drivers keep their vehicles in good working order. While maintaining a vehicle certainly involves keeping the motor and other moving parts in order, it also involves keeping the vehicle as a whole clean. In particular, keeping tires and wheels in shipshape can go far in improving overall durability as well as enhancing the look of vehicles. To this end, drivers who follow a few simple steps can quickly and easily give their tires deep cleanings. 

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Off-Roading Tips for Beginners

Off-roading is a favorite pastime for many as they get away from everything else they know to spend quality time with friends and family. Getting started with off-roading can be a bit tricky though unless you have access to the right kind of information. Lakeshore Honda understands the allure of following your own path, and that's why we want to help you get started on the right foot.

  1. Find local off-roading enthusiasts who are willing to "talk shop" with beginners by visiting forums about the subject. 
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Consider All Crash Test Safety Ratings

When you're buying a new or used car, you'll want to consider many factors including price, features, mileage and safety ratings. The last one of these is important in helping keep you and your family safe in the event of a crash or accident.

Two organizations, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), conduct a series of tests to help buyers make an informed decision. NHTSA, a federal government agency, tests front collisions, side collisions and rollover likelihood and awards stars based on results.  

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Honda Passport Coming to Toronto Canada

An iconic Honda nameplate returns: presenting the Honda Passport Toronto drivers have been waiting for! Soon to be available here at Lakeshore Honda, The Passport arrives soon to fit into the Honda SUV line-up between the smaller CR-V and the slightly larger Pilot, while offering rugged off-road capability, power, and style in a perfectly sized package.   You might remember the original Honda Passport as being based on an Isuzu SUV. This Passport is all Honda…
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Choosing the Right Motor Oil Viscosity

Motor oil is responsible for keeping the moving parts in your engine lubricated. Without the right oil, your engine is at risk for damage. One important aspect you need to know about is viscosity. Viscosity refers to the oil's ability to resist flow. Motor oils come in a wide range of viscosity ratings.

A lower viscosity rating means that the oil is thinner. Typically, this type of oil is best for cold environments. Motor oil will get thicker once the temperature drops. If the oil flows well at room temperature, it won't thicken up as much when winter…

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Time to Replace Your Tires

As important as our tires are to the safe operation of our vehicles, we all tend to forget about tires until they cause a problem like a flat tire or blowout. We put them on and expect them to last forever. Unfortunately, driving with bad tires can not only cause other problems but can also be dangerous. Come and visit us at Lakeshore Honda and let us offer you some tire maintenance tips or show you our selection of tires.

Your tires should be inspected regularly to ensure they’re in good shape. Things to look for include bulges, bumps…

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2019 Honda Accord Details Announced Coming Soon to Toronto Canada

Lakeshore Honda is thrilled to announce the arrival of the 2019 Honda Accord. Toronto drivers will love the new pricing levels as much as they love driving the Accord. Honda is aggressively pricing the Accord with an eye toward dominating the mid-size sedan segment, and prices are generally lower across most trim levels. Yet, equipment levels remain the same. This makes last year's Canadian Car of the Year (as well as the North American…

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Get That Badge Off Quickly

Automakers typically put a badge on your vehicle signifying its make and model. If you don't want these to remain on your car or truck, they can be removed. You can consult your owner's manual to find out exactly how the manufacturer of your vehicle suggests it be done. However, as a general rule, badges are held on by a layer of adhesive.

The adhesive can be quickly removed with warm water or by blowing hot air on it. Be sure to be careful when applying water or scraping the adhesive as to not cause damage to the…

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2018 Honda Airbag Recall



Honda has issued a major recall for the Canadian market that involves about 14,000 vehicles. The recall is for backup camera software, which could result in a faulty display of the rear camera's output to the centre console's screen. This Honda recall for Toronto is being handled by our dedicated team at Lakeshore Honda. 

This Honda recall in 2018 affects vehicles in Canada and the U.S. There have been no reports…

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