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What Is the Function of a Timing Belt in an Engine?

The engine has many moving parts that need to function for you to drive your vehicle. One of these parts is the timing belt. If you have a defective timing belt, then this will make operating your car or truck difficult. At Nissan of Meridian in Meridian, MS, we want to know how the timing belt works and when you need to replace it.

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Does a Car Need Fuel System Service?

A vehicle may sputter and lose power for seemingly mysterious reasons. Even the acceleration might seem strangely slow. Logical reasons could exist for the problems. Maybe an issue with the fuel system is at the root of the car's woes.

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Prevent Windshield Chips Before They Occur

For the folks in the Meridian, MS area, Nissan of Meridian can help with windshield chip repair problems. The technicians in our auto service department want you to know that you should never put off having a chip or crack in your windshield repaired. Doing so can result in a less effective repair when you finally get around to it.

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Tips to Improve Your Fuel Economy

Getting excellent fuel economy is something every car owner desires. Making multiple trips to the gas station every week is really hard on the wallet. We at Nissan of Meridian want every driver in the area to be happy, so here are a few driving tips that will help improve the fuel economy of any vehicle.

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What to Do When Charging a Car Battery

Avoid overlooking the “little things” when charging a car battery because these things tend not to be so minor. Making sure the car and battery charger are both off before doing anything seems advisable. Carefully cleaning the battery terminals becomes necessary, and this job requires a steady hand.

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The Basics of Alternator Operation

If you've ever used your headlights or listened to your car's radio, then you've taken advantage of your alternator. Most people know that the alternator has something to do with the electrical system of their vehicle but don't know much else. To help you gain valuable insights into the operation of your vehicle, we at Nissan of Meridian offer this basic guide to how an alternator functions.

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Proper Care for Your Vehicle’s Engine

If you like having a spotless car but you’ve been avoiding the daunting task of cleaning under the hood, these tips are sure to make the process seem a little less challenging. The team at Nissan of Meridian in Meridian, MS is standing by to help you get the most from your vehicle, and we invite you to visit our location for any and all vehicle repair and maintenance services.

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Are Summer Tires Better Than All-Season Tires?

Summer tires, winter tires, or all-season tires? Picking the right one is important, and it mostly depends on your climate and how you drive. Most tires need to be replaced after three to four years. When you replace worn tires, you want to make sure that your tires will last and stay within your budget. Summer tires work best in hotter weather due to their rubber components, which are softer than normal tires. 

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Learn How to Spot These Common Fluid Leaks

Nissan of Meridian likes being able to share helpful information with car buyers in the local community. There are many different types of fluids in your vehicle. A leak means that you have an issue, but where is the problem? Learning how to spot these common fluid leaks will help you determine which car part is affected.

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