Archive for the ‘Tips & Tricks’ Category

Follow These Steps to Customize Your License Plates

Thursday, June 6th, 2019
Wall of license plates from across the country

How to get a Custom License Plate in Illinois 

Whether it’s adding a new decal, fixing something up or boosting your sound system, adding something to your vehicle is always exciting. New additions or changes you make to your vehicle help you to completely customize your vehicle to your liking. Another great way to customize your car is by adding a custom license plate. That’s why we wanted to help you through the steps of how to get a custom license plate in Illinois. 


Nissan Helps you in Time of Need with Safety Tips

Monday, March 18th, 2019
Nissan and American Red Cross showing first aid tips

Disaster and Emergency Tips from Nissan and American Red Cross 

Thanks to partnerships between Nissan and the American Red Cross and campaigns such as Calling All TITANS, people have been encouraged to help their communities in need. However, since emergencies can happen at any time with no preparation, it can be hard for people to react in the correct ways. That’s why we wanted to highlight these disaster and emergency tips from Nissan and American Red Cross. 


Make Sure Your New TV Fits in Your Car

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
Woman putting a TV in the back of her car

What Size TV Will fit in my Nissan Vehicle? 

Whenever decorating a new room or finding some essential additions to the perfect house, a good TV is near the top of the list. Perfect for movies, shows or even the biggest sporting events, a great TV makes a big difference. However, some shoppers make the mistake of going to buy the biggest television they can find, some TVs might not fit, causing a problem. So, what size TV will fit in my Nissan vehicle? Let’s find out! 


When Road Rage Presents Itself, Stay Cool and Calm With These Tips

Thursday, June 28th, 2018
angry driver in a car

Tips for Dealing With and Responding to Road Rage 

We’ve all experienced road rage on the highway before. Whether it was ourselves who were the ones getting angry or another driver, tempers can flare when you’re in a hurry and traffic just doesn’t seem to be working out for you. But, it’s important that you consider some tips for dealing with your own stress on the road, as well as responding to other drivers with road rage. 


See Which Car Safety Seat Position is Best for Your Child

Friday, June 15th, 2018
Baby in a child safety seat

Differences Between a Forward Facing vs Rear Facing Child Car Seat 

While new vehicles today have so many great drive-assist technologies available to keep passengers safe, we have to be extra careful when it comes to our young children. Even though car seats are great for keeping kids safe and secure, the positioning of a car seat has a lot of importance when it comes to protecting children from potential crashes and collisions. Take a look at this video below to learn about the differences between a forward facing vs rear facing child car seat. 


Get Your Tires Perfectly Inflated with the Popular Nissan System

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
Tire PSI reading on the Nissan Easy-Fill Tire Alert system

What is the Nissan Easy-Fill Tire Alert System? 

The cold weather is behind us, and it’s finally time to get the cars back out on the road. Be it road trips or just your everyday commute, driving is much more fun in the spring and summertime. However, it is always important to know if your car is functioning correctly, especially when making sure you have properly inflated tires. To make things easier than ever, Nissan offers their Nissan Easy-Fill Tire Alert system on many of their models. So what is the Nissan Easy-Fill Tire Alert system? 


Photo Gallery of the Available Color Options for the new Altima

Monday, March 5th, 2018
Red and white 2018 Nissan Altima models driving by each other

What Colors Does the 2018 Nissan Altima Come in? 

One of the most popular vehicles from Nissan, the Altima has remained a fan-favorite for years thanks to its fantastic performance, fuel efficiency and affordability. Another reason drivers love the Altima so much is due to the many ways it can be customized. If you’re looking for a new Altima, start customizing your sedan by first taking a look at the available colors that the 2018 Nissan Altima comes in.  


Do you know how to install a new car battery?

Friday, February 23rd, 2018
Gloved hands testing battery

How to replace a Nissan car battery

What’s the easiest way to figure out your car battery is dead? Well, you can hook it up to a multimeter, or we can do it for you, but there are a variety of other ways to get a good hint that your battery doesn’t have much life left in it. If, for example, your lights are dim it’s a bad sign. Especially if they brighten when you rev the engine. Other telltale signs are difficulty starting the engine, a check engine light, low fluid level and battery leakage. Once you know your battery needs to be replaced, the next step is learning how to replace your Nissan car battery. (more…)

How to find your Nissan vehicle identification number

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
Car VIN number with steel background color

Where is the VIN located on Nissan?

Many of us can’t remember our license plat numbers without looking, so how can we know our VIN right off the top of our head? You won’t often use your Nissan VIN, but when you do you’ll want to know where it’s located. (more…)

Remote engine start lets you heat up your vehicle before you brave the weather

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017
A 2017 Nissan Altima key fob with text that reads Nissan Remote Engine Start

How do you use remote engine start in Nissan models?

Of all the things we need in our vehicles, remote engine start probably doesn’t seem like one of them. Until it’s -1 outside and you have to brave the cold to go to work. We’ve all been there, and luckily remote start is becoming easier to find. If you have the feature but didn’t bother using it all summer, here’s how to use your remote engine start system in Nissan models equipped with the feature. (more…)