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Alternators: What They Do and Why They Are Important

At Maus Nissan, we know that not everyone is familiar with the different parts of their vehicle. However, greater familiarity with how your vehicle works can lead to greater confidence as a vehicle owner.

You probably know that the battery supplies electrical power to parts of your car, and you may also know that if your battery dies, it can rebuild a charge if you run the car or drive it around New Port Richey. But did you ever wonder how the battery is recharged? This is the job of the alternator along with supplying other electrical parts with power…

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A Simple Guide to Car Wax

Here in New Port Richey most drivers like to keep their car or truck looking great with regular washing and waxing. Maus Nissan wants you to know a few things about car wax before you have your car detailed.

Car wax is usually made from natural substances like palm and carnauba, but there are some good synthetic waxes available. The wax is mixed with solvents and oils to give it a workable form that turns soft when you apply it to your vehicle. A regular waxing can do wonders to preserve the appeal of your cars paint job.

 

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Maintaining Your Car With The Best Maintenance and Leak Repair

When you step into Maus Nissan and purchase a vehicle we know you are going to want to care for it in the best way. Knowing how the fluids that move through your vehicle affect its performance is the first step towards keeping your car up and running on the road correctly.

One of the best ways of playing an active part in the maintenance of your vehicle is to understand how the fluids that move through your car can impact performance. A good example of a common fluid leak that can impact your car is that of transmission fluid…

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Common Signs That Your Ignition Requires Service

The ignition in your vehicle is important when it comes to starting up your motor. If there are problems with your ignition, there are some common signs that you should watch out for. Here are some tips from Maus Nissan to help you determine if you need to make a service appointment.
  • When you turn the key in your ignition, you might hear a click or series of clicks. There could also be a whining or creaking sound.
  • A strong odor may be emitted from the internal portion of your vehicle when you attempt to start your automobile.
  • Most people…
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Detail Basics: What Is Wax?

Car wax is a solution that you can use to rub on your car to help repel the water and dirt that everyday driving brings. If you care about your vehicle's paint job and cleanliness then it is smart to wax your car a few times a year; bring it in to Maus Nissan for full exterior detail. We want you to be informed about how to care for your car so that it maintains its value and keeps you happy.

What Is Wax Made Of?

?Each car care product is different; wax can be made from things like…

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