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Explore What a Transfer Case Is

If you have an all-wheel or four-wheel drive vehicle, you have a transfer case under the hood. It is responsible for transferring the power from the transmission to the various axles by utilizing driveshafts. If your transfer case is failing, there are several signs to look for, including grinding noises, difficulty shifting gears, and even jumping in and out of four-wheel drive.

At Tony Hyundai Honolulu, we have professionals within our service center to help you with a problematic transfer case. We can look at what's going on and diagnose the problem, whether there's a leak...

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Schedule Your Radiator Service Today

Your radiator does a lot in terms of cooling your engine. Coolant cycles through it to help reduce the temperature before it goes back into the engine. If you're not servicing the radiator on a regular basis, you could end up with an overheated engine. We want to be sure you're not broken down in Honolulu because of such a problem.

By bringing your vehicle to our team at Tony Hyundai Honolulu, we're able to service your radiator in a timely fashion, following all vehicle manufacturer recommendations. This includes flushing all of the old coolants out of…

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Knowing the Difference Between Four-Wheel and All-Wheel Drives


When considering all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive, you will need to primarily consider what terrain you will be driving in. You can choose between trucks and SUVs which use four-wheel drive, and other cars such as sedans, crossovers, and high-performance vehicles for all-wheel drive.

Options for four-wheel drive are for drivers who wish for confident riding quality in all-terrain situations. Those who are interested in more traction for off-roading, a four-wheel drive truck or SUV will suit your needs. If a vehicle is trapped in the mud, then you will want this kind of drive system...
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Knowing the Difference Between Four-Wheel and All-Wheel Drives


When considering all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive, you will need to primarily consider what terrain you will be driving in. You can choose between trucks and SUVs which use four-wheel drive, and other cars such as sedans, crossovers, and high-performance vehicles for all-wheel drive.

Options for four-wheel drive are for drivers who wish for confident riding quality in all-terrain situations. Those who are interested in more traction for off-roading, a four-wheel drive truck or SUV will suit your needs. If a vehicle is trapped in the mud, then you will want this kind of drive system...
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Have Peace of Mind with the Right Drivetrain

With driving conditions being unpleasant, a four or all-wheel drive vehicle may seem tempting. Our team at Tony Hyundai Honolulu is happy to explain these features a bit more to determine if either is right for you and your family.

Both types of drivetrains offer improved traction and handling in unpleasant conditions. Off-roading and those in elevated areas also benefit from these features. They are different in how they operate. All-wheel drive provides power to each wheel as needed. Four-wheel drive, on the other hand, provides power to all four wheels anytime it's in operation.

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Do You Know the Move Over Laws in Honolulu?

All drivers at some point have or will come across stationary vehicles on the road. Do you know the move over laws for your state? The laws of all states are similar and basically, say to be courteous and reduce speed and move over to a farther lane if possible to prevent an accident.

Unfortunately, over 150 policemen have been killed in the United States while stationary on the road. A poll of 625 registered voters indicated that 71% had never heard of move over laws. This is shocking and could contribute to stationary vehicle accidents. "Move Over America" is…

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Why use windshield washer fluid?


Most of don't even think about it most of the time, but the windshield washer fluid is very important for your vehicle. When we do not add windshield fluid when we are supposed to, we can run into problems. If there is no fluid we cannot wash the windshield as needed, and that can be dangerous. Driving with dirt and grime on the windshield impairs our vision, and in turn, puts the safety of everyone in the vehicle at risk.

Windshield washer fluid is also a lubricant for the windshield washer system. In that system, there is a pump…
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Keep Your Tires Rolling Evenly

If you drive a car, you know that your tires are pretty important. You need to keep them properly inflated and the tread needs to be good. But did you know that tires will not wear down evenly as you drive? Over time tires tend to wear down and quite unevenly. That's why it's important to take your car to Tony Hyundai Honolulu to get your tires properly rotated.

If you're fuzzy on when you should get them done, you can check your owner's manual or ask one of us here at our Hyundai dealership.

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Fluids that You Should Check Periodically

Your vehicle needs a lot of maintenance to keep it running efficiently. The easiest way to do this is by checking fluids regularly to ensure that your car stays healthy. Keeping that in mind, here are essential fluids that you should check it frequently.

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The 2017 Hyundai Tucson Gives You Many Safety Features

Climb into a 2017 Hyundai Tucson to discover a wide assortment of advanced safety features! Every new Tucson features a rearview camera as well as additional safety technologies that help you navigate the streets of Honolulu, HI and beyond. There are other safety features that you can pick out for your SUV to help you stay safe, and here at Tony Hyundai Honolulu, we are eager to share several with you today.

  • The 2017 Hyundai Tucson gives you the chance to get set up with a Lane Departure Warning system that will help you to safely move from one lane…
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