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Traveling During the Holidays


Traveling during the holidays can be frantic and overwhelming. As some are trying to get to the store and others are driving across the state, the roads will be very congested with traffic. There are a few things you need to do to ensure your safety on the road.

?First of all, drive slower than usual. There will be more cars on the road, and if everyone is driving fast, accidents are more likely to…
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How To Use Sand, Salt & Kitty Litter To Get Unstuck This Winter


Many winter drivers this season will encounter some harsh conditions, with snow or ice causing many accidents it becomes very smart to keep a few things on hand to make sure you can get yourself out of these situations.

Getting your vehicle stuck in snow or ice typically happens and to get out of the situation typically comes down to traction. With snow and ice, it becomes very difficult for tires to gain traction, especially the longer the tire spins on the packed snow or ice can make it even more slick.

Keeping a bag of salt, sand, or kitty…
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Headlights Are a Must, Not a Plus

Any person in the world with a vehicle – even farming equipment, for example – knows that vehicles without headlights are in big trouble. In most places, however, new vehicles aren’t crafted with high-quality headlight equipment and bulbs, leading owners to be inherently unsafe on the road.

 

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The Benefits Of Brand New Tires

Tires are designed to enhance stability to your vehicle whether in motion or stationary position. Eventually, tires will wear out and you will need new tires. The parts team here at Courtesy Nissan will help find the correct tires for your car, truck or SUV.

 

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Dashboard Warning Lights Essential to Early Intervention

One everyday convenience of modern vehicles is dashboard warning lights. These lights come on when it's time for regular maintenance, or to alert you to a potential problem with your car.

One of the most recognizable dashboard warning lights is your oil light. When your oil light comes on, it is time to take your car to the dealership to have your oil changed if you haven’t already. Another common warning light found on your dash is your tire pressure light. This light comes on when one of your tires is low. Tire pressure can fluctuate with the…

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Why Choose Parts from the Dealership Instead of a Local Generic Shop?

Here at Courtesy Nissan, we understand that there are many reasons Altoona, PA drivers choose a dealership for all car-care needs. We have access to the OEM parts you’ll need for any upgrades or repairs, and our technicians are specifically trained by the manufacturer to work on your vehicle. However, we also know that there are reasons why people choose a corner shop or non-specialized mechanic for repairs. Here’s why you should only consider a dealership for your OEM parts and repairs:

Do you value your car’s warranty agreement?

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