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Ergonomics and Luxury Inside the Nissan Maxima

Luxurious and sophisticated, the Nissan Maxima is a spacious sedan that offers world-class amenities. This premium car is available in the sporty Midnight Edition and other exclusive trims.

Made in Italy, the genuine Alcantara material is inserted into the front seats of the Nissan Maxima. This lavish upholstery is soft, durable and versatile enough to withstand wide temperature ranges. Speaking of comfort, the patented Zero Gravity seats offer unparalleled ergonomic support for you and the front passenger. With the twist of a rotary dial, it's also possible to adjust the heating...

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Does Your Car's Ignition Need to Be Replaced?

The car's ignition is responsible for engaging the flywheel and getting the engine going. If you turn the key to crank the engine and nothing happens, this is a sign of an ignition problem. It could be a bad solenoid causing the starter to not work.

An oil leak is another potential sign of an ignition problem. When oil leaks out of somewhere in the engine and soaks the starter, the starter might not work. An attempt to start the car might result in visible smoke and a bad smell. This is a result of the oil burning within…

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Does Synthetic Oil Cause Leaks?


As a car owner you have heard that synthetic oil is the best, but you have heard a lot of rumors about engine oil and are confused? You are not alone there are a lot of myths out there and below is one myth, followed by the truth:

MYTH: Using Synthetic Oil Will Cause Leaks

FACT: Not anymore, unfortunately when synthetic oil was first introduced in the 1970’s engine seals were not designed for this type of oil and would shrink causing leaks. This is no longer true as there have been much advancement in synthetic oil as well…
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Plan Ahead to Eliminate Alignment Headaches

Have you ever wondered why it is so important to have your vehicle's alignment properly adjusted? It ensures that you will have a more enjoyable, safer time while out and about in your vehicle. Because bumps, potholes and other road anomalies can affect your vehicle's alignment, it is wise to have it checked and corrected periodically.

There are a few signs that you should be aware of signifying that your alignment is off-centered. The first of these is that your car pulls to one side as you drive, causing you to have to make constant corrections to counteract…

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Timing Belts and Timing Chains: Understanding Your Engine

If you have ever bought a used car, then you may have asked how it runs? You may even have asked if it has any belt issues. Timing belts and timing chains are critical to your engine working successfully, so these are key to your engine continuing to turn over. The timing belt syncs up the camshaft and crankshaft, allowing for the engine to turn over.

If you notice some rough running, screeching noises from the engine, chattering sounds, or miss-figuring through the intake, then you may have a worn-down timing belt that is about to break.

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Using the Dealer's Online Scheduling App is Simple

Booking your next appointment with our mechanics at Mountain View Nissan of Dalton for servicing just got that much easier. All you need to do is access the online scheduling app, and you select what time works best for you as far as bringing the car in for its checkups.

You might be home after a busy day and once again forgot to call and make an appointment at the dealership for your oil change. No worries, simply make use of the online scheduling app, and you choose what time works best for you. The online scheduling app allows you…

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Move Over and Reduce Fatalities

Every state has Move Over Laws, and these laws are in place to help reduce the number of fatalities that occur each year. According to the National Traffic Incident Management Coalition, 200 highway workers lose their lives every year. If more people obeyed the Move Over Laws, more lives could be saved.

The Move Over Law states that you should get into the farther lane when passing a stopped vehicle on the…

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Make Time to Prepare Your Pre-Road Trip Checklist

Before you rush out the door on your long road trip, keep in mind that the little preparation tips you focus on now will lessen your chance of being stranded on the roadways. Here is a safety checklist to consider before leaving on your trip, courtesy of our staff at Mountain View Nissan of Dalton:

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Know the Cost of Owning Your Dream Vehicle

You have always imagined that one day you would purchase a vehicle that you would love. You feel that you might be ready to do that now, but you first need to consider your budget and see if you are prepared for all of the costs that go along with owning a vehicle in Dalton, GA.

You may be tempted to look at just the car payment due when you are trying to figure out if you are ready to purchase your dream vehicle. You cannot do that. You need to consider the price of insurance on the vehicle that…

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Why You Should Keep an Eye on Your Tire Tread

Do you know how important the tread on your tires is? Tread is what helps your tires grip the road so you can keep moving safely. But if your tread starts to wear, it can be a major safety risk. This is especially true in the rain or snow when you are in desperate need of traction. Check the tread on your tires regularly and also have them rotated at regular intervals. Getting your tires rotated helps the tread wear more evenly, preserving your tires so that they last longer. This can be done as part of regular maintenance during…

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