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Nissan Rogue Performance Features You'll Love


The new Nissan Rogue is one of the top compact SUVs on the market right now. Ranked by US News & World Report in the top 10, you'll love some of this SUVs safety features and enjoy the fuel economy for performance. Drivers say that the Rogue has a refreshed look with a completely updated interior, making for an extremely comfortable ride overall.

With a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, the Rogue is meant to get higher gas mileage. With a sport-mode button, you can get a quick pick up. The transmission is a standard front-wheel drive configuration, but you can…
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Safer Parking: Nissan Maxima


Looking to upgrade your old car for a new luxury sports sedan, look no further than the Nissan Maxima. This luxury sports sedan is one of the most popular in its class and below are two reasons why:
  • Front and Rear Sonar- The Nissan Maxima comes with a parking sonar system that helps make parking easier and safer. This system utilizes sensors specifically placed on all four corners of the vehicle that will give the driver an audible warning if they are getting too close to an object.
  • Intelligent Around View Monitor- The Nissan Maxima comes with an available camera…
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The Nissan Pathfinder Makes Towing Routines Easier

During a towing situation, the Nissan Pathfinder can simplify the process of pulling heavy cargo to various destinations. Besides the V6 engine that generates 284 horsepower, the Nissan Pathfinder also has other convenient and practical performance features that can provide benefits throughout different towing tasks.

The Nissan Pathfinder is designed with an intelligent four-wheel drive system for tough towing conditions. However, you can easily adjust how the vehicle handles by using different driving modes. When maximum efficiency is needed, you can operate the car in...

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Keep Your Vehicle From Hydroplaning

The best way to avoid hydroplaning is to pay attention to weather warnings so that you are not on the road during heavy storms. However, bad weather can sneak up on you at the least convenient times, which is why it is always a good idea to have your tires ready for all elements.

The most important way to take care of your tires is to have them regularly balanced and rotated. In addition, you should periodically check the air pressure levels, especially if you notice one tire feeling low. Your tread should not be worn down because you will…

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Regular Tire Rotations Are Key To Getting The Most Out Of Your Tires

Your tires perform one of the most important and difficult tasks on your entire vehicle. As a result of this, they also experience some of the heaviest wear and tear as compared to other systems on your car, truck, or SUV. Tires are by no means cheap, either. So it only makes sense that you would want to get as much use out of them as possible before having to replace the set.

Fortunately, there are steps that you can take to help with accomplishing this. One of the simplest but most important things that you can do to get…

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Powertrain Warranty vs. Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty: What Do You Want?

The type of warranty offered by a dealer often determines which vehicle a consumer chooses to buy. We offer both powertrain and bumper-to-bumper warranties and want you to fully understand each type and what they offer. Stop at Sheehy Nissan of Waldorf so we can answer all your questions and help you be as informed as possible when you make your next vehicle purchase.

Knowing the difference can help you make the right purchase.

  • Bumper-to-bumper warranties cover basically everything from one bumper to the next other than the actual bumper. It covers electronics, audio equipment...
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Signs Your Tires Need to be Replaced

It’s easy to forget about the importance of your vehicle’s tires when you’re on the go and the car’s running fine. They are a crucial part of your car’s operation, though, and should be checked at least monthly. It can determine whether or not you maintain control on wet pavement.

When you check your car’s tires, start with a visual inspection by simply walking around the vehicle and looking at the tires. The tread check can be done a couple of ways. Use a quarter, if you have one handy, and place it head…

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The Alternator Gives Your Battery A Daily Recharge


Your phone battery or your laptop battery may only last a day or two at most without you having to charge it up. So how does your car battery stay charged for so long without you plugging it in? That is why we here at Sheehy Nissan of Waldorf want to be sure that you know the basics of your vehicle's alternator. The alternator is the reason your battery stays charged. As you drive the alternator generates electricity which is used to keep the car battery at full charge. Without it, the battery would quickly run out of power…
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Brake Systems: What Do Brake Pads Do?


Brake pads are good for up to 36,000 miles in most cases. Some newer cars with less wear and tear may last longer. However, brake pads can last for a long time even when the protective coating has been worn down completely. The brake pad is located between the brake drum and brake shoe. As you brake, the brake shoe clamps down to slow the tire's rotation and eventually stop your car.

There are some indicators to look for if you think your brake pads should be replaced. This includes a grinding sound, screeching, metallic grinding, or if…
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Your Vehicle Is Always Better Off With A Full Gas Tank in The Extreme Cold

When it gets cold outside, you want to make sure your vehicle doesn't suffer from those freezing temperatures. One of the best ways you can help it is by keeping your gas tank full. A small thing you might think, but it can make a huge difference. Allow our team at Sheehy Nissan of Waldorf to explain more.

 

 

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