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Maintain Your Vehicle's Belts and Hoses

A worn down belt on a vehicle can snap and break, and that can cause real issues for you as the driver of that vehicle. You should maintain your whole vehicle, and one of the ways that you can do that is by keeping your belts and hoses maintained and in good shape.

If a belt is wearing down on your vehicle, you may notice issues when you are driving. If a hose is leaking, you may hear something weird or notice that your vehicle is not working as it should. Our technicians can figure out what the problem is…

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Learning More About a Transfer Case

If you drive a four-wheel drive vehicle, you rely on a transfer case whether you realize that or not. You might not know what a transfer case is or what it does, but it is still helping you keep in control of your vehicle.

The transfer case on your four-wheel drive vehicle helps to distribute power among the tires of the vehicle. This is a gearbox that helps the power of your vehicle go where it is meant to go. If the transfer case is damaged in some way and in need of replacement, that can cause issues for you…

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Don't Change Your Oil Just Yet

It used to be the rule of thumb that you needed to get your oil changed every 3,00 miles but these days, thanks to advancements in engines and synthetic oils, you can go much longer without having to change out your oil.

These days it's much more common to get your oil changed more like every 7,500 miles. You don't want to get your oil changed too often because it'll not only cost you more, but it is not good for your vehicle either.

Come see us here at Leglue Nissan in Alexandria, LA to…

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Do You Really Know What Horsepower Is?

Horsepower in an engine represents strength. Most realize higher numbers in horsepower equal more pull. Do you really know what horsepower is? It dates back quite a while. 18th-century engineer James Watt coined the term.

Watt observed horses in a coal mine. He wanted to calculate how much coal a single horse could pull in a single minute. He originally estimated 22,000 foot-pounds. Watt increased that by 50% to come up with the 33,000 foot-pounds per minute standard. This simply means a vehicle with one horsepower could pull 33 pounds in a single minute.

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A Handful of Quick Fluid-Service Tips from the Pros at Leglue Nissan

The majority of car owners know about the proper care they must take and the lengths they must go through to ensure that their vehicle stays on the road safely and securely. Nobody wants to be without their beloved vehicle simply because of something as easily avoidable as low fluid levels. Well, at Leglue Nissan, we don't want this to happen to any of our valued customers throughout the state. So, let's discuss some of the most common fluids to keep an eye on in your car.

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Keeping Your Headlights at Their Best at Leglue Nissan

Your headlights are an important part of your car, and play a major role in making sure that you can see clearly in bad weather and/or at night. That's why it's important to keep your headlights in great condition at all times.

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The Total Cost of Ownership of Your New Vehicle

Before buying your new car, you should do some thinking about how much it will cost you to own the car. You may get a good price when buying the car, but what if the car costs a lot to keep it running smoothly? There are a lot of different factors that come into play when figuring out the total cost of ownership.

Think about how much insurance will cost you every year. Also, calculate approximately how much you will be spending on gas every month based on the gas mileage of the car. Consider how much you will need…

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Why You Need a Good Set of Headlights

If your vehicle doesn’t have headlights, it’s not street legal. Even if you did decide to take such a vehicle out on public roadways, you couldn’t see anywhere that you’re going.

Unfortunately, even though it doesn’t make sense that modern car manufacturers are failing to install high-quality, top-tier headlights that could effectively slow down the rates of pedestrian trauma around the world, you’re still able to add your own headlights, or maintenance the ones you already have.

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How To Capitalize On The End Of Your Lease here at Leglue Nissan

Because it is such an attractive option for auto shoppers, tons of our customers choose to lease their favorite new vehicle from us, opposed to buying it outright or taking out a loan. However, there are options to consider when the end of your lease is approaching at Leglue Nissan.

Although it is true that all great things in life must always end, there are in fact several great lease-end choices that are presented to you when this time comes!

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