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Get Your Vehicle Ready For Winter Weather

 
While cooler temperatures may give you the desire to stay indoors and watch as the weather outside changes, the reality is that you have to go to work, take the kids to school, and engage in all sorts of other activities. This means that you have to drive your car. Before the temperatures get even colder and the roads are filled with sleet and ice, take some time to make sure your car ready for winter driving. Here are a few things...
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4 Reasons Why It’s Important To Service Your Vehicle Right Away

 

Vehicle ownership comes with many responsibilities. One responsibility that can sometimes be forgotten is having regular service done. While this might not be something you do as frequently as filling up the gas tank, it's just as important. Here are just a few of the critical reasons that you should make servicing your vehicle more a top priority.


Monitoring Fluid Levels


When you have your car serviced, the mechanics that are working on it…

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Car Care 101: Wheel Alignments

After a long, cold winter, driving New Hampshire's roads feels more like driving on the surface of the moon. Potholes, frost heaves, and uneven surfaces can cause significant damage to Seacoast roadways, and they can also take a toll on your car. While you can't take road repairs into your own hands, you can at least get a wheel alignment for your car right here on the Seacoast. When you feel like your...

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Protect Your Vehicle From Theft

No one is 100% safe from vehicle theft. Whether you drive a baseline Sentra or an over the top 2018 GT-R, Port City Nissan doesn’t want you to become a victim. Did you know that most stolen cars are never recovered? That’s why Port City Nissan wanted to share a few prevention tips.


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Who Has Time For Salt Corrosion?

It takes about 21 days for a habit to form. Now, Port City Nissan might not suggest doing this for 21 days in a row, but if there’s a habit you should start, this is one we suggest. It’s important to keep your vehicle cleaned during the winter months. It’s imperative because your vehicle’s tires kick up salt and de-icing products, covering your undercarriage, which in turn will lead to corrosion…

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A Few Winter Vehicle Maintenance Tips

Given the recent cold temperatures and snow Port City Nissan wanted to share a few winter vehicle maintenance tips and tricks with you.


Your Windshield Wipers


Wipers typically only last a year so before the snow arrives, don’t forget to check yours. We recommend beam style blades. They don’t have an external spring that could freeze. Keep a pair handy so if you need to switch them midway through the season, you’re prepared. Another trick is to turn your wipers off before parking your vehicle. If they’re on and freeze overnight, the motor could burn out…

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Is Cheap Gasoline Hurting Your Engine?

We’ve all done it; keep driving until we find the cheapest price per gallon. But have you ever wondered if saving a few pennies here and there is putting your engine at risk? Gas costs an arm and a leg these days and premium gas has been found to not make any difference. Port City Nissan is tempted daily to go to an off-brand station to save a few cents per gallon. Lucky for…

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Looking To Buy Used? Beware Of Flood Cars

If you’re looking to buy used, beware of what you might be getting. Flood-damaged vehicles are going to be flooding the market in the next few months, thanks to Hurricane Harvey and Irma. Luckily you don’t need to worry about quality when shopping at Port City Nissan. That’s because Port City Nissan has a first-rate fleet to choose from.


Why It’s Happening


Hundreds of thousands of vehicles were storm-ravaged by the…

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Keeping Your Trusty Ole’ Pickup In Tip Top Condition

Some people have their favorite pair of jeans, soft as silk and holes in the knees. Then there’s those people who have their truck. It’s been around for ages, has dents and a worn out steering wheel. But man is it the best pickup. Our Port City Nissan Service Department wanted to share a few tips and tricks to ensure your sidekick sticks around for old man status.

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Nissan Will Be Joining The Automatic Emergency Braking Market Next Year

Safety is a top priority for most automobile makers, but especially Nissan. This June, Nissan Motor Co Ltd announced they will be making Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB) a standard feature for some of their 2018 models. Around one million vehicles sold in the US will have this feature. Not sure what AEB is? Port City Nissan wants to let you know.


Automatic Emergency Braking


The AEB system monitors how close a vehicle is to the…

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