Everything You Need to Know About Wheel Alignment

April 9th, 2021 by
A wheel alignment is being performed on a black car.

No matter what kind of daily driving you are accustomed to, your vehicle will need a wheel alignment at some point. Even if you never had an accident or hit a deep pothole, it’s best to have your mechanic check the alignment of your wheels periodically. If the alignment is out of whack, it can…

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Should I Lease Another Nissan or Buy the Leased Model?

April 9th, 2021 by
A blue 2021 Nissan Murano is driving in front of trees as part of a Nissan end of lease test drive.

Leasing is serious business. Yes, it’s less stressful than outright buying a new car because there’s less commitment involved. Still, there’s another side to leasing that usually has people caught in a web of contemplation, leaving them asking: should I lease another car or buy my leased model? It’s a common occurrence and a question…

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Is Brake Service Really Important?

March 12th, 2021 by
A closeup shows a brake drum and pad sitting on a blue background.

We get a lot of questions about car maintenance and repair here at the Thomas Nissan service department. That’s totally understandable because, for someone who isn’t around car service every day, it’s easy to wonder what exactly your car needs. Our service team often gets asked if brake service is necessary. Yes, regular brake service…

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Tips to Save Money With Your Car Lease

March 12th, 2021 by
A white 2021 Nissan Rogue Sport is driving on a city highway.

When it’s time for your next car purchase, there are a variety of ways to do it. You can pay cash, finance, or lease. There are pros and cons to each, but we’re going to focus on the leasing side of car buying. Just like with paying cash and financing, there are do’s and don’ts…

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Drive With Style in a Used Nissan Sentra

February 12th, 2021 by
A white 2020 Nissan Sentra with a black roof is shown from above on a highway.

Everybody knows how to shop for a brand new car. You do a little bit of research online, and then you drive on down to your dealer of choice and tell them you want to test drive a few models. Used car shopping, on the other hand, is a whole different beast. That’s why it’s…

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The Check Engine Light: What It Means and What to Do

February 12th, 2021 by
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It can happen out of nowhere and disrupt your day. If you drive a Nissan, this issue can land you at a Chicagoland Nissan service center before you know it. There you are, taking a seat in the captain’s chair. You turn the ignition, hear the familiar bells and whistles as your car welcomes you…

How Often Should I Service A Nissan Altima?

January 8th, 2021 by
A blue 2021 Nissan Altima is shown driving from the front after leaving a Nissan service center.

Do you own a Nissan Altima or plan on buying a new or used Altima anytime soon? If so, you probably have plenty of questions regarding service repairs and performing maintenance on the midsize sedan. How often should you get oil changes? How often should you rotate the tires? How often should you change the…

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5 Affordable New Nissan Models You’ll Want To Test Drive Soon

January 8th, 2021 by
A red 2021 Nissan Versa is driving down that highway past the city after leaving a Joliet Car Dealership.

If you’re looking for a new vehicle, all the options of Joliet car dealerships may overwhelm you at first. There’s so much variety, so how can you know who to trust? This is where Thomas Nissan comes in. Here, we offer any type of vehicle you can think of, from cars and SUVs to trucks,…

Chicagoland: The Top 8 Nissan Models to Buy in Chicago for 2021

December 11th, 2020 by
A red 2021 Nissan Versa is pulled out of a parking spot shown from a high angle.

Chicago is a big city that can often compare to cities like New York and Los Angeles. As well as being a city with a rich history that attracts many tourists to the United States, Chicago is home to many beautiful sites that can only be seen on the Lake Michigan coast. Nonetheless, while Chicago…

Ten Things You Need to Know About Proper Tire Maintenance

December 11th, 2020 by
A close up is shown of a vehicle with the wheel off exposing its suspension components.

An often overlooked but never unimportant aspect of car care is tire maintenance and making sure to visit the tire shop near you regularly. Many vehicle owners choose to emphasize other aspects of vehicle upkeep, such as drivetrain, interior, and exterior care, and thus take having sturdy, reliable tires as a given, or simply allow…

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