How to Check the Oil in Your New Altima

September 9th, 2021 by

How to Check the Oil in Your New Altima Make sure your engine is cooled down, between 15-30 minutes after the engine has been run. It should also be parked on a flat surface. Have a cloth or paper towel handy, and pull out the dipstick. The dipstick can be found towards the center of…

Fall Car Maintenance Tips

August 27th, 2021 by

We are about a month away from the official Fall season! Now is a great time to schedule fall maintenance and inspections here with Speck Nissan of Sunnyside. What kinds of maintenance should you perform on your vehicle in the Fall? Get your oil changed. After a hot summer of burning oil, prepare your vehicle…

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Benefits of Tire Rotations

July 7th, 2021 by

Tire Rotations prevent uneven wear and make your tires last longer. Tires wear at different rates depending on the position on the vehicle, road conditions, driving habits and daily routines. Front tires are prone to wear faster due to the constant extra weight of the engine, and rotations will preserve the balance of the tire…

How to Replace Your Flat Tire with a Spare

June 9th, 2021 by

Got a Flat? Here’s a quick guide to successfully replacing your flat tire with a spare. You’ll need: • Spare Tire: It’s extremely important that the spare you have stored is the correct size for your vehicle, and to check the condition of your spare tire periodically. If you have a spare that has been…

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Hot Weather Driving Tips

May 19th, 2021 by

Hot Weather Driving & Car Service Tips Maintenance: Make sure your engine’s fluids are all at proper levels. Engine fluids include engine oil, power steering fluid, transmission fluid, brake fluid and coolant. Check your engine’s cooling system, including hoses and connections. Our service team here at Speck Nissan can thoroughly inspect your cooling system and…

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Car Waxing Tips

February 26th, 2021 by

Waxing your vehicle can not only make your car look nice, but protects your exterior finish and paint from weather damage and wear. It makes it much easier to wash, too! Check out these quick tips to get you on your way to waxing your car like a pro. Make sure your car is clean….

Fall Car Maintenance Tips at Speck Nissan

October 8th, 2020 by

Fall Maintenance Tips The leaves are changing, and the weather is cooler. As we get closer and closer to the cold of Winter, Speck Nissan wants to make sure your vehicle is running at its best this Autumn season. Here is a quick list of maintenance that we recommend for the changing of the season:…

How to Diagnose a Headlight Problem

April 30th, 2018 by

Using headlights at any time of day can make a vehicle more visible to others on the road. Therefore, it is important to make sure that your vehicle’s headlights are always in proper working condition. If a light goes out, it can usually be replaced just by taking out the burnt bulb and putting in…

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Signs of a Leaky Exhaust System

April 9th, 2018 by

A leaky exhaust can occur because of a number of different reasons. You may have run over some debris in the road that caused a problem or the issue may have come from just general wear and tear associated with daily driving. Regardless of the reason, there are a number of signs that there is…

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Is Your Vehicle Ready to Tow?

March 26th, 2018 by

You are ready for vacation with the family. What should you take into consideration when hauling the family’s boat or trailer, though? Here are two important rules for towing. 1. Avoid sharp turns when towing You have more weight attached, which means that your vehicle’s suspension is a bit compromised. You should not try to…

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