Archive for the ‘Tips & Tricks’ Category

How often should I change my windshield wipers?

Friday, July 3rd, 2020
person replacing windshield wiper

Frequency of windshield wiper changes 

Windshield wipers are not always on the top of our minds until we need to use them. Then we get into wondering how often we actually need to change them. We have all the answers you need and more. Keep reading! 


Can I use the gas station squeegee to wash my car?

Friday, May 8th, 2020
washing a windshield at gas station

Gas station squeegee washing tips 

A rule of nature is that your vehicle is going to get dirty no matter what. Especially once the weather starts warming up, you’ll find pollen and bird droppings on your vehicle. While it may be tempting to use the gas station squeegee to do a quick clean up, it is in your best interest to keep reading to learn why you shouldn’t. 


How long can my Nissan vehicle sit without use?

Wednesday, April 29th, 2020

Negative effects on vehicles if they sit for long periods of time 

If you are not using your vehicle as much as you used to, there may be some unforeseen negative effects on your vehicle. We want to make sure your Nissan vehicle keeps running smoothly as long as possible. In order to achieve this, we have written information on what can happen if your vehicle sits too long and how you can prevent these negative effects. Keep reading to learn more.   (more…)

Disinfecting your Nissan vehicle from the Coronavirus

Friday, March 20th, 2020
person cleaning with blue glove

How to disinfect your Nissan vehicle 

We eventually will need to get out our homes to buy more food or important products. Our vehicles can become very messy and unsanitary. There are a few ways to prevent and kill the Coronavirus from your vehicle. Keep reading to learn how you can disinfect your Nissan vehicle.  


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?