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Tips to Keep Your Nissan Altima in Top Shape

Nissan Altima

The purchase of the renowned Nissan Altima may get you all riled up. In this thrill, we tend to forgot all about maintenance of the car. It is a hefty investment; don’t let it waste away due to lack of attention and care. Our experts at Faulkner Nissan of HBG have some car maintenance tips for you that will help your car last longer than you anticipated. Read on!

Check Your Lights

Did you notice how the headlights are not as bright as they should be? Keep in mind that the lights should ideally be replaced every year- they are inexpensive and easy to replace so that’s not going to be much of an issue. They lose their effectiveness over time, so to in order to be seen at night, remember to check your tail lights. This apparently simple oversight has resulted in numerous accidents across the globe!

Drive Gently

The rush of a driving a car like the Altima for the first time is exhilarating enough to make you want to race your car aggressively for the first few miles. However, drivers should be gentle about it, slowly easing into it. Drivers are recommended to go easy on the gas, avoiding hard braking. Do not forget to follow the break-in recommendations written in the manual of your Nissan Altima 2.5 SL.

Finding a Mechanic You Trust

A mechanic can put a lot of pressure on your finances. Finding a mechanic you trust and sustaining a working relationship with him would save you lots of money. You will need to communicate your expectations from the car and him. It will also help you make decisions without the lingering doubt about the truthfulness of the information you have been told.

Do Not Forget Regular Maintenance

The quickest way for your car’s early demise is missing regularly scheduled maintenance intervals. Changing oil regularly, air filter and fuel change ensures that your car continues to run without problems. Moreover, it provides the mechanic with an opportunity to identify potential problems before they grow into something serious.

Riding Dirty

Skipping a few car washes could end up affecting your car’s resale value. From good ol” bird poop to salt and dust on the road, everything requires washing the car both inside and out every weekend, or a detailed car wash five times a year.

For more tips on how to maintain your new Nissan Altima, visit us at Faulkner Nissan located in your very own city of Harrisburg, PA. We also provide our services to York, Lancaster, and Mechanicsburg.

Faulkner Nissan of Harrisburg: Central PA’s leading auto dealer specializing in new and used Nissan cars and trucks. Search for a new Nissan 370Z, Altima, Armada, Frontier, GT-R, Juke, LEAF, Maxima, Murano, NVP, Pathfinder, Quest, Rogue, Sentra, Titan, Versa, Xterra, and more. Located in Harrisburg, PA. Serving Mechanicsburg, Lancaster, Lebanon and York.