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What Is The Vitality Of Your Timing Belt?

You know that several parts of your vehicle are important, but do you understand the importance of the timing belt? This belt makes it possible to coordinate the operations of the camshaft and the crankshaft. Those two components allow valves to operate as they are supposed to in order for air and gas to be allowed in and out of the engine at just the right intervals.

There is a certain system to all of this, and it matters that the timing belt works just right to get it all timed out perfectly. Missing out on the timing on this…

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What is the Brake Fluid?

Brake fluid is needed in your vehicle to make sure the brakes operate effectively and slow a car or bring you to a stop when needed. Here at Loving Nissan, we refer to this as brake fluid when it is a form of hydraulic fluid that comes in many different forms. Making sure your brake fluid is topped up during any scheduled maintenance is a key part of driving around Lufkin because you want the confidence that your car will stop when you want it to.

Two types of brake fluid can be used in your vehicle depending on whether…

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Preventing Motion Sickness on the Road

Motion sickness can be a terrible experience on a road trip; the good news is that there are ways to treat it.

What Is Motion Sickness?

Motion sickness happens when the motion-sensing parts of your body send conflicting messages to your brain. This causes nausea and can lead to vomiting and feelings of discomfort while on the road.

How To Treat Motion Sickness

There are a few ways to remedy motion sickness. First, you might want to try Dramamine, an over the counter drug that is known to help. There are also homeopathic remedies you can try like peppermint and…

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Is Touch-Up Paint Right for Your Car's Scratches?

Seeing a scratch on your car can ruin the whole day. Thoughts of paying lots of money for a cosmetic fix may run through your mind. Will it? If the scratch or imperfection isn't too bad, applying a little touch-up paint may be enough to fix things. Follow the right steps, though.

Two necessary steps are vital. First, choose the factory color code for the vehicle. You positively much match the color. Second, prep the surface. Clean the surface and use 220 grit to scuff the scratch. Don't overdo it with sanding, as you don't want to…

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Personalize a New Nissan Kicks with Accessories

Nissan recently introduced the Kicks compact SUV to their lineup. The stylish vehicles come with a wide range of amenities. However, Nissan allows new owners to further enhance the SUV with an array of accessory options. See the new Kicks by stopping by our Loving Nissan location. Take Kicks for a test drive.

Any of the options chosen may be added to the vehicle at the time of purchased and financed through the dealer. All accessories are also covered by a three-year/36,000-mile warranty. Perhaps add a set of roof rails for added cargo storage space.

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Why You Want to Drive the LEAF

The Nissan LEAF is one of the most popular electric vehicles on the market today. As the LEAF runs solely on electricity, you will never need to stop at the gas station again. Instead, you charge the car at regular intervals like you would a cellphone or a computer.

As you will never need to buy gas again, you'll never need to worry about the price of fuel going up. Another benefit to owning a car that is powered by electricity is that you don't need spark plug, timing belts or other items that are typically seen in…

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How Auto-Dimming Rear View Mirror Technology Works

It's a familiar situation to many drivers, driving at night when suddenly in the rear view mirror, there is a blinding light from the headlights of the vehicle behind you. This can cause a distracting and vision-altering inconvenience, called the Troxler Effect. This is where auto-dimming rear view mirrors come into play.

How does an auto-dimming rear view mirror work? This special mirror has an ambient light sensor that automatically darkens the mirror through a process called electrochromism in order to fight the Troxler Effect. There are two sensors, and once those 

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Install Your Roof Rack Properly and Enjoy Safe Travels

At Loving Nissan, we want you to be informed about your vehicle and the accessories that are available for it. Many of these things, like roof racks, can help make your travel easier. If you are going to use a roof rack, you need to know how to install it and use it properly.

When installing the roof rack, be sure to get the right size. You should measure the distance between your crossbars and the distance between the front and back of the roof of your car. You don’t want the roof rack to hang over the windshield…

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Exploring the Performance Features of the Nissan Armada

If you’re researching the Nissan Armada, let us help at Loving Nissan. The Armada is in demand with consumers because it's one of the most versatile and well-rounded full-size SUVs on the market. Let’s glance at the Armada’s performance features.

The powertrain of the Armada includes a 5.6L gasoline V8 engine and seven-speed automatic transmission. The engine cranks out 390 horsepower and 394 pound-feet of torque. Furthermore, it has an impressive towing capacity of 8,500 pounds. This engine works with a seven-speed automatic transmission to optimize power and efficiency. 
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Nissan Altima Continues to Lead the Class

It is no wonder that the Nissan Altima continues to be a leader in its class of vehicles. This popular midsize sedan is the pinnacle of automotive achievement with its expert styling, capable performance features, innovative technology offerings, and value-driven pricing.

The list of standard features on the Altima as compared to its competitors is impressive and exhaustive. Drivers of the Altima will enjoy standard technological features such as Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, key activated remote engine start, and class-exclusive USB type C-outlets.

 

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