If your car’s air conditioning is full of hot air, this might be why

By blogsadmin | Posted in maintenance, Tips on Friday, July 6th, 2018 at 3:51 PM
A stock photo of a air conditioner control knob in a car.

Why doesn’t my car’s A/C blow cold air?

The summer months in Oklahoma have an annual average of 90 degrees. By any measure, that is hot. Nothing feels quite as good as getting into a vehicle that cooled to the perfect temperature. But if you suddenly notice that your car, truck or SUV doesn’t have a working air conditioner, you could be in for a rough summer. So, if you’ve been wondering, ‘Why doesn’t my car’s A/C blow cold air,’ the Heather Cannon Honda Service Department has some answers. While in-vehicle climate control systems have become more efficient and reliable, some problems can still pop up occasionally. Here are a few of the most common symptoms and what they mean. Read the rest of this entry »

Make sure your vehicle’s engine stays cool this summer, too

By blogsadmin | Posted in FAQ on Monday, June 25th, 2018 at 9:43 PM
A stock photo of a vehicle overheating in the middle of nowhere.

What should I do if my car overheats?

There are no two ways about it, summer in Oklahoma can get hot. Very hot. It’s important to make sure we all have a way to stay cool and hydrated, but those concerns should also extend to your car, truck or crossover SUV. The best way to prevent maintenance problems from happening is to bring your vehicle to a qualified service center like the one at Heather Cannon Honda. However, if you notice things starting to get a little hot while you’re out on the road, here is what you can do if your car overheats. Like any automotive problem, it’s important to stay calm and make sure you can get your vehicle clear of traffic. Read the rest of this entry »

Before you accept that call, think about some of this

By blogsadmin | Posted in FAQ on Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 at 9:05 PM
A stock photo of a man using a phone while driving.

What is the fine for distracted driving in Oklahoma?

When someone is behind the wheel of a car, truck or SUV, their top priority needs to be to maintain positive control. This means putting down your drink or waiting to eat that burrito until you’re at home. But most of all, it means either keeping your phone in your parking or, at the very least, making use of the hands-free options you have available. The State of Oklahoma has been tracking stats for those involved in car accidents for years and the results are staggering. If you’ve been wondering what the fine for distracted driving is in Oklahoma, be warned that it may cost you $100. Anyone that wants to avoid this and needs some help setting up their hands-free options can stop by Heather Cannon Honda today. Read the rest of this entry »

Need a plan to keep the kids entertained? We’re here to help

By blogsadmin | Posted in Community on Thursday, June 7th, 2018 at 12:48 PM
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Day trips for kids near Ponca City, OK

If you have kids at home, they are probably very excited about school being done for the year. If you’re a parent, you are probably wondering what you’re going to do with them for the next three months or so. Heather Cannon Honda understands that the struggle is real and is here to help as much as we can. A few of the parents working in the dealership have put together a few of their favorite day trips for kids near Ponca City, OK. Hopefully, these attractions, parks and museums will be both fun and educational. If you might need a new Honda vehicle to help get everyone there, please stop by the showroom when you have a chance. Read the rest of this entry »

Manual transmissions may be becoming rarer, but Honda still offers a few options

By blogsadmin | Posted in FAQ on Friday, May 18th, 2018 at 2:23 PM
A photo of the gear-shift used in the Honda Civic Si.

Does Honda still make cars with manual transmissions?

There was a time, not that long ago, where a driver had to learn how to drive stick if they wanted to have a vehicle that used as little fuel as possible. However, advances in automotive technology have changed many things, obviously including the benefits of an automatic transmission. When people visit the Heather Cannon Honda showroom in search of something affordable and efficient, one of the first questions they ask is, ‘Does Honda still make cars with manual transmissions?’ Yes, they do, but not as many as before. For the current model year, only the Honda Civic and Honda Fit offer a manual transmission option. Read the rest of this entry »

Heather Cannon Honda expects new Fit to arrive very soon

By blogsadmin | Posted in Honda Fit on Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 at 6:07 PM

When does the 2019 Honda Fit go on sale?

The first deliveries of the 2019 Honda Fit have already left the manufacturer’s production facilities and will be arriving at dealerships like Heather Cannon Honda in the very near future. For yet another model year, the Honda Fit defies expectations about hatchbacks. The 2019 Fit continues to be one of the strongest options in the industry segment in terms of fuel economy* and cargo space. When the 2019 Honda Fit goes on sale at the Heather Cannon Honda showroom, buyers will also be getting a safer vehicle that can be equipped with Honda Sensing® suite of active collision avoidance systems.  Read the rest of this entry »

Do you need answers about engine oil? We have some answers!

By blogsadmin | Posted in FAQ on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 at 8:07 PM
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What kind of oil should I use in my Honda car, truck or SUV?

One of the most common questions that come into the Heather Cannon Honda Service Department is, ‘What kind of oil should I use in my Honda car, truck or SUV?’ Certainly, these questions can be answered by bringing your vehicle to use for regular maintenance. However, we understand that many of our customers enjoy turning their own wrenches and getting their hands dirty. If you’re new to maintaining a Honda vehicle, it’s understandable that you would have questions. As always, we’re here to help. Did you know you can also order anything you need to maintain your Honda vehicle from our expertly-run parts department? Read the rest of this entry »

You don’t need to needlessly waste money when filling up the gas tank

By blogsadmin | Posted in FAQ on Friday, April 20th, 2018 at 8:00 AM
A stock photo of the different kinds of gas available on a gas pump.

Do Honda vehicles require premium gasoline?

It seems pretty obvious that any vehicle with an empty gas tank is little more than an expensive paperweight or roadblock. With that in mind, does it matter what kind of gas you use? Heather Cannon Honda customers also frequently ask us, “Do Honda vehicles require premium gasoline?” There are no Honda vehicles that require owners to use higher-octane fuels. Since not all fuels are created equally, we asked the experts working in the Heather Cannon Honda Service Department for a few facts Honda owners might need to know about the gasoline they use in their cars and crossover SUV. If you have more questions, please feel free to reach out to a dealership representative today. Read the rest of this entry »

Cannon Honda expects new Odyssey to arrive very soon

By blogsadmin | Posted in Honda Odyssey on Monday, April 16th, 2018 at 7:59 PM

When does the 2019 Honda Odyssey go on sale?

Regardless of what people may think, the Honda Odyssey minivan remains one of the strongest ways to transport people and cargo. The Odyssey has long offered voluminous amounts of cargo space which easily translates into one of the highest passenger capacities in its class. For the new model year, the automaker has added several new features and driver safety systems that will get people excited about the minivan’s arrival to dealerships like Cannon Honda. So, when does the 2019 Honda Odyssey go on sale? Its official launch date is today (April 16), but the first deliveries should reach the Cannon Honda facility in the next few days. Read the rest of this entry »

Want to lease a Honda vehicle, but don’t know where to start? We’re here to help

By blogsadmin | Posted in FAQ on Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 at 2:31 PM
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Frequently asked questions information about Honda leases

Leasing is a great way for people to experience what a Honda vehicle has to offer. There are quite a few reasons why leasing is so popular with Cannon Honda customers. Chief among those reasons include a very affordable monthly payment with flexible terms and mileage allowances. As great as these benefits are, there is still quite a bit of information out there that customers might be looking for. Some of the financing experts at Cannon Honda came up with frequently asked questions information about Honda leases that new customers of the dealership might need. If you’re wondering about something that isn’t covered here, please give the showroom a call and we’ll track that down for you. Read the rest of this entry »