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When is it Time to Replace Your Windshield Wiper Blades?

Windshield wiper blades move the rain, sleet and snow off of your windshield. They allow you to see more clearly so that you can drive safely. The lifespan of the blades depends on how often you use them, the weather and other factors.

In general, wiper blades should be replaced every six months. You might need to replace them more frequently if your car is always parked outside. 

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Why Timing Belt Maintenance Matters

The timing belt is one of the most important components in an engine. It makes sure that the crankshaft and camshaft work in harmony together. In the event that the belt breaks or otherwise fails, a vehicle will most likely stop running. Therefore it is important to maintain the belt as per your vehicle's owners manual.

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Should You Keep Driving with That Donut Spare?

We here at Mtn. View Nissan in Chattanooga want to be sure that you know the basics when it comes to the two types of spare tires.

The first type of spare tire is a true spare. This is the same size and brand as the four tires you have now so that it can be replaced and driven normally after replacement. The second type of spare tire is a compact temporary, more commonly known as a "donut" spare. 

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Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive: Two Different Things

If someone asks you whether you're interested in a four-wheel drive or an all-wheel drive system for your vehicle, you no longer have to act or feel confused. Because it is important to have an understanding of the clear differences that exist between these vehicle systems, we have some information that will help you be a bit more knowledgeable.

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Do You Need More Windshield Wiper Fluid?

If you've noticed that your windshield isn't as clean as it should be, it may be time to replace your windshield wiper fluid. The fluid has detergent in it that cuts through soap scum, water stains and grime so that you can see clearly while you're driving. 

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Make Sure Your Auto Fluids Are At the Proper Levels

The maintenance of the fluid levels of your vehicle should be a priority because of the way your vehicle operates. It is a very complex machine and fluids keep all of the moving parts lubricated so that parts will continue to operate at maximum capacity. The next time you have your car in the repair shop for service ask the mechanic if he will look at your fluid levels in the following areas:

  • Your Oil level
  • The Brake Fluid
  • The Transmission Fluid
  • The Power Steering Fluid
  • The Anti-Freeze or Coolant
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Are Your Car Tires Worn Out and Making Driving Dangerous?

The best way to ensure that your car tires are in the best shape is to simply take a closer look at them. Better yet, get the car on the lift at the dealership so a professional can see if anything needs immediate attention.

The less tread there is on your tires, the harder it is for your vehicle to come to a complete stop. If you need to bring the car to a stop to avoid an accident, you risk traveling several more feet with worn tires. Large cracks in the tire could be a warning that your tires…

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Online Financing Application Helps To Get Pre-Approval of Financing


Most people these days have bad credit. The presence of bad credit scores keeps individuals who need help with obtaining things to get the financing they need. If you have a bad credit score and have previously applied for financing, you know firsthand how difficult it is to get any kind of help.

With your online financing application, you can fill out the online application which sends to the sales team of the dealership. Once they receive all the information they need to decide one way or another, they will then call you to let you know what steps come…
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Should You Purchase Auto Parts From the Dealership?


As you dealer, we are very proud to be able to say that we are dedicated to your and the proper maintenance of your vehicle from the time you drive it off of the showroom floor until the time you decide to trade it in. From time to time, people bring up the question of the cost of parts when it comes time for maintenance and repair.

It is a fact that people are able to find similar parts at auto discount stores and cut-rate establishments. Suffice it to say, these other parts are not necessarily factory-authorized parts. It is…
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