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The Importance of a Fuel System Service Checkup

Being able to spot trouble with the fuel pump will go a long way in helping you avoid being stranded somewhere on the side of the road. One of the early warning signs of fuel pump issues is when you feel the car sputtering at high speeds. Maybe you are doing 60 mph, but the rpm gauge is going up and down like you're pressing the accelerator. This could be a serious fuel pump issue that needs to be addressed.

While the engine not starting could be a sign of a dead battery or other issues, it might be…

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Reasons Why Your Tire Pressure Icon is Illuminated

There are a number of reasons why the tire pressure light on the dashboard of the car is lit. Keep these things in mind the next time it gets illuminated.

If the tire pressure light is on with only one tire, take the time to pull over to a safe area and inspect the tire in question. If you see something stuck in the tire, it is causing air to slowly leak from the tire and needs to be addressed before the tire goes flat. If it is leaking slowly, get to the service center so we can plug or…

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Simple Tips for Jump Starting a Car

If the battery in your car is not strong enough to start the car, here are some simple steps to jump-start your vehicle with the help f a friend. Bring the nose of each car in as close as possible. Turn the engine off in the car with the good battery, open both hoods and grab the jumper cables.

The cables are color-coded; red is positive and black is negative. Take one red cable and clip to positive on good battery, then clip the positive on the bad battery. Take the black cable and clip to the negative terminal on…

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Protect Your Engine With the Correct Oil Viscosity

Keeping your engine nurtured and happy is important to do if you want to make sure that vehicle remains running well. A key component to accomplishing this task is the engine's motor oil. Understanding the viscosity rating of engine oil will help you ensure that you are always using the right type for your car.

The viscosity of engine oil provides a measurement of how easily the oil flows. When looking at the label on a bottle of oil, the number before the W signifies the viscosity of the oil at cold temperatures and the number following the W…

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Brake Pads Help You Stop Your Vehicle

Your brake system is one of the most critical pieces of equipment on your vehicle, and the workhorse of this system is your brake pads. Your brake pads are what make contact with the rotors to create the friction that brings your vehicle to a stop, so naturally they will see the brunt of the wear and tear during your Cheyenne, WY adventures.

When you press on the brake pedal, the master cylinder forces brake fluid through the system to your calipers. This transfer of force from the brake fluid causes the pistons in the calipers to expand, compressing the…

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Put the 3,000-Mile Oil Myth to Rest

The 3,000-mile myth has no merit in today's society due to newer cars being more efficient when it comes to how they use oil. Oil breaks down in harsh environments, such as the ones inside an engine where it is bombarded by high temperatures. However, with the advancements that have been made in engine technology as well as with the innovations that have come about in oil composition, a late-model vehicle now has the potential to go several thousands of miles more than you may have thought.

 

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Only Use Windshield Wiper Fluid in Your Reservoir

You're driving along behind a large truck in the yucky winter weather and you notice it too late. The truck in front of you has just lost a big chunk of slush and ice from the top of their vehicle. It lands on your vehicle and causes quite the mess of your windshield. You go to switch on your windshield wiper fluid, only to realize that your reservoir is empty. We here at Halladay Nissan stress the importance of you making sure that your windshield wiper fluid levels are always at full capacity so that when you need them…

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Get your Car Service at our Dealership

Time will come when you will be required to service your car. Your friends have already given you over ten suggestions of local garages where your vehicle can get maintenance services. However, here at Halladay Nissan, we provide the best maintenance services in Cheyenne, WY. At our dealership, you are guaranteed to get the following benefits.

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Why You Should Install Winter Wiper Blades

Are you concerned about the performance of your current wiper blades in winter weather? Maybe they didn't cause any problems during the summer, but have started to leave streaks on the glass of your windshield in colder weather. This can be dangerous because it decreases your visibility behind the wheel. If you would like to avoid this frustrating, and potentially dangerous, problem, then the best solution is to install new winter wiper blades in place of your current ones. The Halladay Nissan service team can help!

 

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Be Prepared for Winter Weather Events

You should always have an emergency kit in your vehicle at all times. If you are on the road during the harsh winter months, you will also want to include some sand, fresh kitty litter, or salt in your kit as well. These items can help you to get out of a slippery situation in the event that you get stuck and need some traction in the Cheyenne region.

We want to remind you to be prepared from all of us here at Halladay Nissan. Make sure that you not only keep an emergency kit in your vehicle but that…

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