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Tutorial for Changing a Flat Tire

Friday, May 29th, 2020
Replacing a tire on a vehicle

How to Change a Flat Tire

Flat tires can happen at any time, so it’s a useful skill for drivers to learn how to deal with them. Wondering how to change a flat tire? View our eight-step tutorial on how to change out a flat tire below.


Learn how to get the most miles out of your Nissan with these 4 simple tips

Friday, August 19th, 2016
4 Tips to Get the Most Miles Out of a Nissan

How to get the most miles out of your Nissan

When buying a new or used Nissan, the first thing that drivers want to know is how they can get the most miles out of it without spending a lot of money. Well, for starters, regular scheduled maintenance is the key. While there may be many things you have to do to get the most miles out of your Nissan, the following list will show you the top tips so you can keep your new or used Nissan on the road for as long as possible. (more…)

Expensive car problems that are not worth fixing if they go bad

Friday, July 22nd, 2016
Top 3 Vehicle Problems Not Worth Fixing

Car Problems That Are Not Worth Fixing

Owning a car offers the freedom to go anywhere and do anything you want when you want. This freedom however does come with a price. Not only does it cost money to buy a new or used car, but it also cost money to keep it running and performing they way it was designed to. Normal vehicle maintenance is very common for every vehicle, but sometimes things can be neglected for too long or even just go bad. While some auto repair and scheduled maintenance can be affordable for most, there are a few car problems that are not worth fixing if they go bad. The following list will show the top culprits that are too expensive to get fixed. If you are having any of these problems in your current vehicle, it may be time to start looking for a new vehicle. (more…)

3 Ways you might be wrecking your car and don’t even know it

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
3 Things That Cause Damage to Your Car

Ways You’re Wrecking Your Car

There are many things that a car owner must do to their vehicle to keep in pristine condition and to keep it on the road for as long as possible. While there may be some things that you can’t control, there are many that you can not. The following list from Matt Castrucci Nissan, a new and used car dealership in Dayton, OH, will show you the top 3 ways you’re wrecking your car so you can take preemptive action to keep yourself from causing anymore damage and costly repairs. (more…)

Nissan has changed how often you should be getting your oil changed

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
How Often Should You Change the Oil in a Nissan

How Often Should You Change the Oil in a Nissan

There are many vehicle maintenance procedures that you have to have performed in order to keep your vehicle running the way it should, but none of them are as important as getting an oil change. Engine oil is the lifeblood of your car and what keeps your engine performing the way it was designed to, but if you forget to change it, or change it too late, you could be causing some major damage to your vehicle’s engine. Engine design has changed how often you should change the the oil in a Nissan and it’s a lot less frequent than you think. Many drivers still think that 3,000 miles is the magic number, but not anymore. A new Nissan can drive a lot more miles than that before it needs an oil change. (more…)