Nesmith's Chevy Dealership Resources

Date Night Ideas in Your Car

Posted by Wynne Phillips on Sep 12, 2016 8:45:10 AM

If you and your significant other feel like your dating routine is getting stale, there’s an easy way to shake it up-- plan for a date night in your car! There are lots of fun ideas that will give you great memories to talk about long after the date is over and these are great ways to save money and have a fun night out with your loved one. Check out a few of these for inspiration.

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Topics: vehicles

Preventing Car Theft

Posted by Wynne Phillips on Sep 8, 2016 2:10:00 PM

It’s a scenario that all of us dread: after a long day at work or school, you walk back to where you parked your car to find that it’s been broken into. Maybe you’re one of the (relatively) lucky ones who only had some spare change taken out of the cup holder, but maybe you’ve found that something more valuable-- or worse, even your car itself-- has been stolen. It’s a tragic thought to be sure, but fortunately it’s largely avoidable. Check out these tips for preventing car theft and keep your belongings and your car safe.

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Topics: Safety

Tire Maintenance

Posted by Wynne Phillips on Aug 22, 2016 9:52:16 AM

Your tires are responsible for getting your car where it needs to go, so it’s important that you take care of them. Good tire maintenance will extend the life of your tires, saving you money on costly replacements. It will also lower your chance of a flat tire, a scenario that no one wants to deal with. Read on for some short-term and long-term tire maintenance tips.

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Topics: vehicles, Safety

Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Posted by Wynne Phillips on Aug 12, 2016 6:30:00 PM

Some of the lights on your dash, like the low fuel or check engine light, are pretty straightforward-- you know what the problem is when they light up. But there are others that may not be as clear. The tire pressure monitoring system light is one of these. Trying to figure out what you should do when this light comes on can sometimes be confusing, especially because the sensors are often different from vehicle to vehicle. We’ve rounded up a straightforward explanation of what this light means and what steps you should take if you find it lit up in your car.

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Topics: Safety

Leasing Vs. Buying a Vehicle

Posted by Wynne Phillips on Aug 10, 2016 12:21:57 PM

Many people choose to purchase their vehicles outright, but leasing is becoming increasingly popular, especially in urban areas. You may be wondering which is best for you. An auto lease isn’t right for everyone, but buying a new car doesn’t make sense for every situation either. There are certain circumstances that will help determine which option you should take. Check out the pros and cons of leasing and buying to make your decision.

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Cleaning Bugs Off Your Windshield

Posted by Wynne Phillips on Aug 1, 2016 1:36:46 PM

Perhaps one of the most frustrating things about driving in the summer is the number of bugs that end up on your car. You go to all of the trouble to carefully and thoroughly wash your car, and the first time you drive it, all those dead bugs make it look like it hasn’t been washed in a month! And to make matters worse, if they sit on your windshield for a while, it can seem almost impossible to get it clean again. What’s a person to do? Fortunately, there are a few surprisingly simple tricks to cleaning bugs off your windshield.

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Topics: vehicles

Auto Warranty Upkeep

Posted by Wynne Phillips on Jul 28, 2016 4:46:34 PM

Many new (even new to you) vehicles come with some kind of extended warranty to protect the purchaser in case something goes wrong with factory parts or some similar issue arises. It is up to the owner of the vehicle to perform certain actions during the warranty period, or the manufacturer might not honor the warranty when a problem comes up. How can you, as the car owner, make sure that your warranty is safe? It’s actually very easy. Read on to learn more about your auto warranty upkeep.

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What to Look for in a Handicap Accessible Vehicle

Posted by Wynne Phillips on Jul 19, 2016 6:00:00 PM

Handicap accessible vehicles are extremely important in helping those with disabilities maintain a high quality of life. Fortunately, when you’re shopping for one of these vehicles, your options are greater now than ever before. Depending on your own needs, there are certain features and accessories that you’ll need to be on the lookout for. Getting the proper vehicle with the right add-ons is extremely important not only for functionality but for your comfort as well.

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Repairing a Cracked Windshield

Posted by Wynne Phillips on Jul 15, 2016 3:13:44 PM

Cracks in your windshield can occur from a variety of things, like rocks, tiny road debris, or small animals like birds. Once you have one, it’s important to repair the problem as soon as possible, as an unchecked crack can spread or even compromise the structural integrity of your whole windshield. The cost and labor involved in the repair will depend on the size and location of the crack and that might be holding you back from fixing it.

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Topics: Safety

Buying your First Car

Posted by Wynne Phillips on Jul 8, 2016 9:48:41 AM

Congratulations! You’ve moved up from the family hand-me-down from when you turned sixteen, and it’s time for you to buy your first car all on your own. This is an exciting occasion, but with the hundreds of options before you, it’s easy to feel a bit overwhelmed. But no worries-- by doing your homework beforehand and taking care of a few simple details, you can drive off the lot with the perfect car at the perfect price.

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Topics: vehicles