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Why Are Belts and Hoses Important?

Virtually every system in your vehicle is dependent on the proper function of a belt or hose of some kind. Frequently both types of components are required to make a working system. Hoses Carry fluids that lubricate moving parts or operate systems using pressure while belts transfer power from one system to another and keep everything running in sync.

How Do I Know If a Hose or Belt Needs to Be Changed?

Visible wear, Cracking and discoloration may be signs that a hose or belt needs to be replaced. Your automobile manufacturer may have laid out a planned replacement schedule…

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Understanding Your Transmission is Important

You might not understand much about your transmission, but it is nonetheless important to know about its function. In order for your vehicle to go a certain speed, your engine needs to deliver just the right amount of power to your tires. This is all done courtesy of your transmission. 

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Find out how to Test Your Vehicle's Battery

Do you know how to test your vehicle's battery? If not, we can help at Sisk Nissan. The only way to determine if your vehicle's battery is good or bad is to test it. Remember to wear protective gloves and googles before you test your battery, which will protect your eyes and hands from acid.

Before you test your car's battery, be sure that the ignition and lights are off, and connect the positive (red) voltmeter to your battery's positive terminal first. Next, connect the negative (black) voltmeter to the battery's negative terminal.

 

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Tips for Cleaning Your Tires

Have you noticed that your car’s tires are turning brown? This is because sidewalls can become invested with grime and brake dust, but it’s also due to antiozonant in the rubber. While this prevents tires from drying out, it also causes blooming or brown tires. 

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See Our Favorite Nissan Kicks Accessories at Sisk Nissan

Here at Sisk Nissan we are excited about the all-new Nissan Kicks subcompact SUV. This is a great vehicle for families, and it offers plenty of opportunities for you to add the accessories your family needs. Here are a couple of our favorite Nissan Kicks accessories.

You can equip the Nissan Kicks with an impact sensor. This sensor delivers an alarm when a minor impact is detected. It also functions as a full alarm that is triggered when the sensor detects a break-in. Best of all, the sensor will give 

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Check Out The Nissan LEAF for All The Best Electric Car Benefits

At Sisk Nissan, we have one of the more popular EV vehicles, the Nissan LEAF.

This vehicle is very beneficial for electric car lovers as it offers you a worry-free ride by being able to avoid stopping for gas constantly and bringing your vehicle in for regular oil changes which can be a hassle to anyone working a full-time job while maintaining a family life. Basically, the Nissan LEAF is a service free vehicle with no tune-up or spark plugs needed to run the car properly. Another great benefit to this vehicle is that it handles perfectly with a floor-mounted…

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Choosing The Best Tire Design

Driving during the winter months can sometimes be tricky if you don't have the correct type of tires on your car. Sisk Nissan can show you the different tread designs that make winter tires better for navigating snow and ice compared to all-season tires so that you can make the best decision for where you're traveling.

All-season tires are designed so that they can navigate almost any kind of road condition. 

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The Process that makes Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirrors Work

Thanks to an impressive process known as electrochromism, most vehicles today are equipped with auto-dimming rearview mirrors. At Sisk Nissan, we feel these are key safety features and think drivers should have an understanding of how these mirrors accomplish their task.

Auto-dimming rearview mirrors are made up of two pieces of glass that contain a transparent gel between them. The mirror also contains two sensors that are used to detect when light is hitting the mirror, these sensors then alert a microprocessor to begin applying a charge to the gel between the glass panes.

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Why You May Want to Buy a Nissan Altima

The Nissan Altima is a popular midsize sedan that offers more legroom than its competitors in its class, dispelling all myths that midsize cars are small! If you’re looking for a great family car, the Nissan Altima more than fits the bill. It’s loaded with technology and safety features, performs great, and still offers a fuel economy of 28-39 mpg. 

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Find the Performance You Want in a New Nissan Armada

If performance and capability are high on your next vehicle’s must-have list, the Nissan Armada is sure to please. The staff of Sisk Nissan is excited to tell you more about the Armada’s many high-performance amenities, and we’d love to arrange a road test for you when you visit our location here in Hopkinsville, KY.

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