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Arrive in Comfort with the Nissan Altima

When it comes to mid-sized sedans, comfort is essential. After all, when you're going somewhere with the family, you don't want to be fighting for space. Comfort is a prime reason why the Nissan Altima is one of the most popular cars on our lot.

The Altima's zero-gravity front seats are like no other. Inspired by space flight, these seats provide generous support and may help reduce fatigue. They available with heaters to keep you warm in the winter. Your hands can stay warm too with the Altima's heated steering wheel. Dual-zone temperature control lets you…

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What Causes the Tire Pressure Light to Come on in the Car?

If the tire pressure indicators are showing a drop in pressure, it is important to know what the potential causes could be. The team at Weston Nissan wants to help inform our friends as to what to be on the lookout for if this occurs.

One of the most common issues of the tire pressure dropping in all the tires is when the air temperature drops by ten degrees. Another cause could be the fact air is simply naturally escaping from the tires at a pound a month.

Reasons to be concerned with a blowout in the tire are when…

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Your Vehicle's Air Filters Ensure Cleaner, Better Operation

There are many components of your vehicle that are required for its proper and ongoing operation. Among these components are air filters for which there are two types: engine air filters and cabin air filters. Each of these serves similar functions, and both are highly important and should regularly be serviced.

Cabin air filters and engine filters function in the same way. As part of the climate control system, cabin air filters are tasked with removing dust, mold spores, pollen and other particles to improve the overall air quality of air in the cabin.

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Tips for DIY Headlight Restoration

If you have an older car, you may be noticing the lights are beginning to fade. Driving at night can be scary once lights start to cloud up and turn to yellow discoloration. To combat this, you can use some stuff around the house to clean the lights, so you don't have to worry about your headlights dimming clouded glass.

One of the ways that people clean their lights is through toothpaste. You can use toothpaste with a rag to clean the outside and wipe away dirt. Insect repellent is another method to cleaning headlights.

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How Do Extreme Temperatures Affect Car Batteries?

The extreme hot and cold weather conditions can cause the battery fluids to freeze or evaporate, leaving you with a battery that will not start your vehicle. Here is a simple way to test the car battery.

All you need is a voltmeter, safety goggles, wire brush, and the following guide. Turn the car light off, make sure the car isn't running either. If the battery terminals have signs of corrosion, clean them with your wire brush. The voltmeter has two cables, one will be red and is connected to the positive end of the car battery first.

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Why is Tire Pressure and Tread Important?

Anyone who’s been stuck on the side of the road knows the answer to that question. Tires are a key component in your car’s ability to get you where you’re going. Keeping them maintained with the correct air pressure is one way to ensure you arrive safely at your destination.

One of the reasons the transmission in your vehicle works is because of the tires’ ability to create friction with the road’s surface. The appropriate tread depth allows tires to flex as they meet the pavement. The proper tread also repels water when the surface is…

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Practice Proper Coolant System Maintenance

The coolant system in your vehicle consists of several different components including the radiator, water pump, coolant hoses and a thermostat. When any of these cooling system components malfunction, your car may overheat and cease to operate correctly. Performing regular coolant system maintenance will help keep your vehicle running smoothly.

Each vehicle maker has a set of car maintenance recommendations that includes the cooling system. At regular intervals, you should take your vehicle in to have the coolant system flushed and new coolant placed in the system.

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Get in for Your Nissan Service

You want to get your vehicle in to our dealership for service, but you aren't sure how to best make your appointment. You can do it the old-fashioned way. You can pick up the phone and call. If you’d rather not go through the process of talking with a professional about what dates and times are available for the service of your Nissan, you can also use our online service scheduler at any time and any place.

Our online service scheduler is an easy to use tool designed to help you set your own appointment. 

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Keep Windshield Wiper Fluid Ready

You know that there are simple steps that you can take as the driver of your vehicle to help that vehicle stay in good shape. Keeping the designated tank filled with windshield wiper fluid is one such thing.

Windshield wiper fluid is made for the purpose of clearing off a windshield. It is made to work with your vehicle, to spray out when you want it to and to clean off the windshield. Windshield wiper fluid should always be at the ready when you need it, and you can keep it at the ready by filling your vehicle before it…

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