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NISSAN TERRANO REGULUS: Which Version Do You Like for Used Car?

2015/05/13  

First Generation(1996-2002) The NISSAN TERRANO REGULUS was released in August 1996 as a more luxurious model of the second generation NISSAN TERRANO. As such, the lineup consisted only of a wide body type that was 20mm wider than the TERRANO, and only the automatic transmission was made available, thus further demonstrating the focus placed on making this a luxury vehicle. In terms of the interior design, it departed greatly from the base TERRANO model; bright colors with elements of white were used for the upholstery, and wooden panels were installed, further heightening an air of luxury and high-quality. For safety ...

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A Liquid Comes Out Of My Exhaust Pipe What Could This Be?

2014/09/16  

If you see some form of liquid coming out of your exhaust pipe you should first determine what it is and if it’s dangerous before panicking. It could either be water or a petrol mixture. There can be a few different reasons why there could be water or petrol coming out of your tailpipe and some are not problematic at all while others can be very serious problems. Follow the set of guidelines below to figure out how serious your problem is. If you have water coming out of your exhaust In most of the cases, if there is water ...

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How you can extend the life of your car tires

2014/08/06  

Tires are the stuff that let you have a smooth and safe drive for your car. Since tires play a vital role in the safety of your car, it is important to maintain the tires properly. Further this is the important part of the car that gets constantly worn out due to continuous use. Whether the tires are used or not, the quality of the tires may get deteriorated over a period of time. You can definitely extend the life of your car tire by keeping the recommended tire pressure. Further, the life of the car tire can be prolonged ...

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How to Use Jack in Your Car

2014/01/29  

We all are mostly familiar with car Jack. It is a device that is used to lift any vehicle from the ground so that it becomes easier to perform certain tasks like changing the tire or performing some maintenance of your vehicle. Vehicle jack are available in different sized based on their capacities; however they are also available in different types. The most common type is the bottle jack, hydraulic in function; it derived its name from the bottle like shape where the main hydraulic mechanism is housed. The section of the top extends in the form of life and ...

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What Can You Tell From Exhaust Gas of Your Car?

2014/01/22  

The exhaust system of your car is not just limited to the exhaust pipe and muffler as was considered some years back. The exhaust system has slowly evolved from the old days and has come a long way. Today, the exhaust systems of your car are more controlled with safety and emissions into one unit. If there is any problem with your vehicle it can be immediately traced with the help of getting the exhaust system of your vehicle checked. Primarily the role of exhaust system is to remove the dangerous exhaust gases from the engine. The harmful gases are ...

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Useful Advices to handle your used car well. What is the Best Motor Oil for my Engine?

2013/11/20  

The best answer is the type specified in your owner’s manual, but let’s take a detailed look in case it’s not handy. Auto experts suggest that for most vehicles, the type of motor oil to be used is the one with “SH" rating. 5W-30 is the most compatible oil for most vehicles and for all around driving. The lighter versions of these oils contain fewer additives that not only allow the oil to reach critical components of the vehicle faster when first started or when the engine is cold, but improve fuel economy. So although this is the recommended oil ...

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Tips to Wash and Wax your Car

2013/10/16  

Many car owners believe in the myth that washing their vehicle everyday is damaging to the exterior, but that’s far from the truth. In fact, car experts claim that cleaning the exterior daily actually causes no harm to the exterior, but is rather good for the overall maintenance of the vehicle. However, if you are going to start buffing your car every day, you will need to do so with the right practices, products and uniformity. All major brands of car waxes, washes and detailing products are designed to work smoothly on your exterior, and at the same time get ...

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Why do we have to Rotate Tires?

2013/10/02  

Rotating your tires is one of the regular maintenance tasks of a vehicle, which not only ensures a safer driving experience, but extends the lifeline of your tires. Whether you choose to go to a tire shop to get the job done or do it yourself, knowing the reasons for rotating tires is important. Tires rotate all the time when driving, but that’s not what the concept of rotating tires implies. Simply put, the mechanics of rotating tires is rotating them from back to front or left right, or even diagonally. After consistent use, tires seam to wear unevenly, where ...

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Is your Check Engine Light trying to say Something?

2013/09/25  

An activated Check Engine light in your gauge cluster can definitely lead to a rush of anxiety, and have you guessing the worst. The light could mean something minor or a costly problem. Whatever the case maybe, key is that the “Check Engine" light is there for a reason and should never be ignored! Sometimes you may notice that the light will flicker periodically, which still requires attention of a reputable car mechanic or dealer. Often referred to the MIL (Malfunction Indicator Light), the “Check Engine light is a signal that directly processed from your vehicles computer. Although you can ...

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How difficult is maintaining a used car?

2013/08/21  

Maintaining used car or a brand new car is not a difficult job. Buying used car is always a good option especially in this recession period. You have to do good research on buying a used car before you decide to buy one. Small and technically not so complicated cars are good as they are easy and cheap to maintain. For a brand new car there won’t be much maintenance for the first two years as all the mechanical parts are new and do not cause any problem. Whereas most of the parts in a used car would be in ...

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