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Motor Oil Myth – Frequency of Oil Changes

Motor oil changes are probably the maintenance we perform on our vehicles the most. Remember hearing back in the day that oil must be changed every so many miles? This is not true for all vehicles. Stop at Tony Hyundai Waipio and speak with our skilled technicians. Let them set up a schedule based on your vehicle.

One of the oldest myths regarding oil changes is that oil should be changed every 3,000 miles. Depending on the vehicle, oil changes can go from 3,000 to 7,000. Many new vehicles have an engine life monitor that will let…

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Symptoms of an Exhaust Leak

The exhaust manifold in an engine collects gases from the cylinder head and omits the fumes into the atmosphere. The exhaust fumes are transported through piping, and if the piping becomes damaged, it can result in a leak. An exhaust leak is potentially dangerous and can impact the entire performance of a vehicle. When an exhaust is leaking, there are common symptoms to look out for that can prevent costly repairs.

Although there are instances when an exhaust leak can be silent, most leaks in the exhaust cause a high-pitched sound to come from the engine when it is running…

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The Hyundai Elantra: Luxury at its Finest


The Hyundai Elantra is a car to get excited about. Not only is it eye candy on the outside, but you will think you died and went to heaven once you experience the inside. It is luxury at its finest with its front and rear heated seats and sexy interior design.

Come take one out for a ride from our dealership located in Waipahu and see for yourself. The Hyundai Elantra has many safety features such as blind spot detection with rear cross-traffic alert, lane departure warning and lane keep assist, and rearview camera with dynamic guidelines.

It also has…
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The Benefits of the 2017 Hyundai Tucson


There are various reasons that one vehicle might stand out to you above the rest, and the 2017 Hyundai Tucson has a lot to offer to someone like you. We have a 2017 Hyundai Tucson here at Tony Hyundai Waipio that will give you everything you need in a vehicle.

The 2017 Hyundai Tucson provides you with reclining rear seats so that your passengers can ride in comfort. Those in the rear of the vehicle will also have leg room so that they can stretch out. The 2017 Hyundai Tucson allows you to fold down the rear seats when they…
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What Do Motor Oil Viscosity Ratings Mean?

With so many things to remember about the maintenance of your vehicle, motor oil shouldn’t be a mystery. The word viscosity is often used when referring to its weight. All viscosity means is the thickness of a fluid. Following your manufacturer’s guidelines for the appropriate oil to use according to temperature conditions will save you headaches down the road.

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Importance of Windshield Wiper Fluid


Every modern vehicle has standard windshield wipers with a fluid reservoir built into the vehicle. Windshield wiper fluid is critically important when operating a regular or commercial type vehicle. Therefore, it is important that you check windshield wiper fluid frequently. It is quite easy for anyone to check and fill your wiper fluid reservoir as often as possible.

Windshield wiper fluid can actually be lifesaving to drivers depending upon the situation. If you are operating a vehicle on a busy road and dirt or mud is splashed over the front of the car, the windshield can become...
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How to Choose Between AWD & 4WD Vehicles


Have you ever been confused about whether to choose a four-wheel drive car or an all-wheel-drive car? This is a common confusion that we have noticed affects most of our customers at the Tony Hyundai Waipio. The customer needs to understand how these two systems work to decide on the best option to take. Another thing you need to know before making your decision is the terrain you intend to cover with the car.

Both all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive cars are characterized by the wheels having twice the traction of two. The engine’s power is sent down to…
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The 2018 Hyundai Elantra: More Tech than Ever

The compact sedan segment is positively flooded with options these days but, if you ask us here at Tony Hyundai Waipio, the 2018 Hyundai Elantra puts them all behind it with ease. As the 6th generation of this compact car, you can be sure that it's better than ever before and is packing some serious convenience tech to keep you entertained and engaged all ride long.

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Minimize Morning Miles with the 2018 Hyundai Sonata

There are a lot of cool entertainment features in the 2018 Hyundai Sonata that can really enhance your daily drives but, as a feature that's superbly practical, the 2018 Sonata's navigation can be paired with Hyundai Blue Link to make your morning commutes a little bit easier as well! Specifically, you can use Hyundai Blue Link on your smartphone to send your destination to the Altima's navigation system and you'll be provided with a series of alternate routes that could shave precious minutes off your pre-9am drives. See how it works below:

 

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