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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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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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Winter Wiper Blades Work Well in Bad Conditions


The weather is not always going to be good, and there are going to be times when you will have to drive in less than perfect conditions. When you have winter wiper blades in use on your vehicle, you can drive well in bad conditions.

Winter wiper blades are strong enough to keep working when the weather is freezing. While some wiper blades would either stop working or break in cold weather, winter wiper blades keep going. Winter wiper blades are strong enough to deal with all kinds of precipitation, including snow and ice. You can use them to help…
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Save Time by Using our Convenient Online Service Scheduler

Because getting an appointment by phone can sometimes become time-consuming, some people in the area might simply forgo getting their vehicle serviced simply due to the inconvenience. However, with our online service scheduler at Sheehy Nissan of Waldorf, you never have to worry about lost time or any type of inconvenience.

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Be Prepared to Get Stuck


If you don't already have a bag of salt, litter, or sand in your vehicle, it is time to grab a bag and throw it in your trunk. You don't want to get stuck and not have some. They make for excellent traction and can help to get you unstuck.

Come see us at Sheehy Nissan of Waldorf so that we can get your vehicle winterized as well. It doesn't really matter whether you use litter, sand, or salt, but you want to at least have something in your car.

Litter is a great option and is…
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Tread Is A Must - Don't Cheat On Your Tires

Tire tread is integral to your vehicle’s operation. Without tread, you wouldn’t have traction when driving, and would be at an increased risk of running into other vehicles.

Many people have been taught to check the length of tire tread with a simple penny. This test, unfortunately, is outdated. It only measures the tread length of 2/32, which is dangerously low to drive on. Rather, you should use a quarter. Insert the quarter into all four of your tires’ tread.

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