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Why All Car Owners Should Check Their Tire Pressure


There are a few simple tasks that all car owners should know how to do themselves. One of these things is to check your tire pressure. That is why we here at Lokey Nissan of Clearwater, FL want to be sure that you know the importance of keeping your tires inflated to the proper levels.

Under and over inflation of tires pose their own set of issues. Underinflating tires cause your car not to run efficiently because it is having to work harder to get the car the same distance as it would on properly inflated tires. When the tires…
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Replace Your Timing Belt to Keep You On Time


Most cars today come with a timing belt, which is a very important component of the engine. The timing belt is a thick rubber belt that help the camshaft and the crankshaft turn in synchronicity. When these two parts work together, the engine can run without causing damage.

When a timing belt breaks, it can be bad news for your car. At best the car will stop running, and at worst it can cause damage to your engine. This is why it is very important to replace your timing belt before it breaks. Be sure to check your owner's…
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Donut Tires vs. Full-Size Tires: Which Spares Are Best



The right spare tire can save you in a time of roadside crisis. Some car dealers sell a spare tire with a vehicle. Typically, these are donut tires, which are smaller and more compact. These types of tires can fit in your trunk and cost much less compared to a full-size or manufacturer-exact spare tire.

Full-size spare tires have advantages as well. These are long-term tires that you can use to replace a flat tire and keep driving as normal over long distances. While donut tires are more for emergency situations, full-size spare tires are almost a match to your…
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Things to consider when choosing between all-wheel or four-wheel drive vehicles


Things to consider when choosing between all- or four-wheel drive vehicles.

It may be difficult for any customer looking to buy a vehicle to know the exact difference between a 4WD and an AWD vehicle. This is why Lokey Nissan highlights the significant differences and similarities between the two making it easy for you to decide.
• Four-wheel drives are best suited for off-roading experience as opposed to AWD that is more equipped for all-weather roads.
• All wheel drives have a constant flow power to all tires and senses the varying road conditions making the appropriate changes. 
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The importance of utilizing the windshield wiper fluid

Most drivers tend to pay little attention to the importance of their windshield wipers and the washer fluid in their vehicles. However, the thought of being caught unaware by rapid rainstorms that come hand-in-hand with splashy mud and slush makes the whole idea scary. It is then essential to always ensure that your car is well fit with windshield wiper fluid that enables clearing the vision of the driver. It prevents the driver from being blinded after running into a swarm of bugs or other unseen occurrences.

Today, windshield wiper fluid is essential in...

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Consider Maintenance for Your Car’s Headlights

Just about everybody in the United States has access to at least one vehicle. Even if they don’t own one themselves, someone that lives in their household most likely does. It’s surprising to note that many manufacturers of cars and trucks that operate their plants within America’s borders equip their products with subpar lighting.Below are a few ways to improve them.

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Traveling with Holiday Goodies

The holidays are one of the best times to share food with friends and loved ones. If you'll be taking a road trip to visit the people who mean the most to you this holiday season, here are some tips for keeping your food and your car safe.

To catch spills, line the floor of the back seat of your vehicle with a large blanket. The blanket will catch any food that spills from containers and keeps the food from staining the interior of your car. You can also use large sandwich bags to house bowls and casserole dishes…

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Driving With Food for the Holidays Doesn’t Have to be Messy

It is that time of year once again. It is time for homemade pies, cookies, candies and dinners with family members. In order to travel for the holidays, there comes a time that you will make your pies and load the car to go to grandma's house. When you do this, you chance that something is going to spill in the car. You work too hard to pay too much money to have the inside of your car get ruined. Let the Lokey Nissan team help!

The food that could spill out from the traveling food can make a…

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