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Tire Lugs and Hydroplaning

Your vehicle tires have many important jobs to do. They must endure tough road conditions, provide support for your vehicle, and even maintain traction with the road surface. The last point is very important to overall safety, but traction may be compromised in a number of ways.

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What Do Motor Oil Viscosity Ratings Mean?

Viscosity refers to the thickness of a liquid. When you refer to an oil’s weight, you are discussing its viscosity. A lower number represents lower viscosity and a thinner liquid. By the same token, a higher number means the viscosity of the oil is higher, and it’s a thicker liquid.

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Brake Pads: The Buffer That Reduces Friction

You've had to replace your brake pads before, but do you really know what they do? You probably have a pretty good idea just by looking at the name; they serve as padding for your brakes. That's the short and simple version, but let's take a slightly closer look.

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Those Dashboard Warning Lights are Important

It has happened to all of us at some point. You are driving down the road and out of the blue you see a small yellow flash in your peripheral vision. You glance down a bit astonished to find that little yellow transmission warning light has popped on. 

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Is Kitty Litter, Salt, or Sand Better to Use in Winter?

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?Taking safety precautions is always important when you are a driver, but during winter, roads can be especially hazardous and add many more risks than other seasons. That's why it's important to be prepared ahead of time and have certain items in your vehicle that could come in handy.

Is kitty litter, salt, or sand the right option? They all have elements that make for a viable solution.

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Dashboard Warning Lights

You are driving along and next thing you know your dashboard lights up like a Christmas tree, alerting you that something is wrong. We here at North Country Nissan know what an inconvenience this can be which is why we encourage you to stop by our service center when something like this happens.

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