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New Nissan Maxima Design Features

If you have ever noticed that you are seeing more and more Nissan Maxima models being driven around Carson, it turns out you aren't imagining things. This sports luxury sedan is getting more popular all the time for a variety of reasons.

Those reasons include the fact that with Sirius XM, you can listen to music, sports, news or talk shows no matter what time of day and no matter where you are. 

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Give Your Adventure a Boost With the Nissan Pathfinder

The 2018 Nissan Pathfinder has a host of performance features that make it a popular seven-passenger SUV. Whether you’re planning your next trip, or taking the daily commute, there are features that can appeal to many drivers.

When road conditions get tough, having a 4-wheel drive system can help you get to your destination. But what do you do when it’s a nice day? The Pathfinder has an available Intelligent 4x4 system that lets you switch between 2-wheel and 4-wheel drive. 

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Has Your Car's Starter Been Under an Oil Drip?

A car's engine is started by a special electric motor called the starter. When a starter fails, you won't be able to start your vehicle until it's repaired. There are warning signs to watch for that indicate a starter may fail.

The starter is typically located underneath the engine and is vulnerable to being dripped on by oil and other engine fluid leaks. When this happens, there's a good chance these fluids will shorten its service life. 

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Signs Your Brakes Need Immediate Attention

Properly functioning brakes are crucial for your safety and that of your family. If you notice any changes in your brakes' performance, it is important to get the problem diagnosed and serviced right away to ensure your car will be able to stop when you want it to.

One common issue is brakes that feel soft or spongy upon application. The brake pedal should feel firm under your foot when it is depressed. If it does not, several issues may be the culprit. First, you may have air in your brake lines. Brake lines carry the brake fluid and should…

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Explore the Purpose of Gaskets in Your Car

Car owners who are knowledgeable about their vehicle often get more out of it. That is why we here at Carson Nissan want to give you the basics about your car's gaskets.

Gaskets can be thought of as a seal that keeps all liquids and gases inside your engine that are supposed to be there and also keep other things, like rainwater, out of the engine. While gaskets usually last the length of a vehicle, they can sometimes go bad if put into certain conditions for too long. This includes continued exposure to excessively high temperatures. 

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Tips and Tools for Changing a Flat Tire

If it's your first time experiencing a flat tire, you might want to call on Carson Nissan to be there for you in your time of crisis. However, here are the tools and some instructions available to help you change a flat tire on your own. What do you need?

Make sure you have the following tools in your vehicle at all times: jack, tire iron (or lug wrench), and a spare tire. Chock the wheels to prevent rolling. Then loosen lug nuts of the flat tire while the wheels are still on the ground. 

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Upgrading Your Muffler and Exhaust System

A lot of people shop for a vehicle that will produce a lot of power and has a dynamic engine under the hood. There's nothing wrong with this. You should be able to enjoy the vehicle that you are using each day, whether it is a vehicle for pleasure or simply your commuter car. You may already have a vehicle you love but are interested in making some upgrades that will make your vehicle even greater and sportier. One upgrade you can make is changing up the muffler and exhausts on your vehicle.

 

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Are You Ready for Suspension Service?

If your car is having some issues when you are driving, you are going to want to know what's going on before you take it into the auto shop. Is your vehicle bouncing more than it should? Are you having a problem keeping the model going in a straight line? Can you hear the bottom of your car scrape the ground when you hit bumps?

All of these can mean that your shocks and struts are worn out. If your suspension system is shot, this can lead to big problems down the road. 

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Why Should You Service Your Car at Carson Nissan

After purchasing an automobile, you should start thinking where to service it when a need arises. Repairing it at Carson Nissan will be a great idea because we check keenly on all components to ensure your car is running smoothly. We have access to genuine OEM parts thus assuring you of correct and compatible parts for your vehicle. Other reasons as to why you should consider Carson Nissan are:
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• We have top-notch facilities. We have the latest tools and cleanest facilities that attract more customers.
• We only use OEM-approved parts and accessories. You will be sure of receiving...
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Managing Your Lease-End Options


If you have never leased a vehicle, it’s important to know what exactly a vehicular lease is. Let’s say you rent a vehicle for three years. You pay installments each month to maintain rental of the vehicle, costing the loss of value of the vehicle, plus interest. At the end of such an agreement, you’re expected to return the vehicle to the dealership, lessor, or whoever leased such equipment to you.

You should research the scenarios that can unfold when your lease ends. You can lease the vehicle again, or turn down any lease offers. Another possibility…
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