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Know When It's Time to Replace Your Timing Belt

If you've always owned brand new vehicles, maybe you haven't needed to replace one yet, but if your vehicle is on 60,000 miles or more, it might be time to replace your timing belt. You see, your timing belt is made of rubber. It also runs at high speed that allows your camshaft and crankshaft to open and close the pistons and valves in synchrony.

So how do you know when it's time to replace your timing belt? Look at your owner's manual to get a rough estimate of when it will need to be…

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Understanding Tire Markings Keeps You Safe

Taking time to understand tire markings can help to keep you safe on the road! For instance, tires are specifically manufactured for different load indexes. The two-digit number listed on the tire correlates to the safest capacity in pounds and kilograms. The number is directly located before the speed rating of the tire which is equally as important to your safety.

The speed rating will indicate the maximum speed that the tire is manufactured to handle safely. The range can be from 75 mph to 186 mph. The tread width and wheel diameter markings help in the tire selection for…

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What Do You Know about the Slow Down and Move Over Laws?

Did you know there is low in a place that protects emergency personnel operation on the side of the road? Many do not, and every year numerous emergency responders lose their lives because motorists fail to adhere to these laws.

Move over laws require motorists to change lanes whenever they see the flashing lights of emergency vehicles on the side of the road. We have all passed someone time or another. 

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Stay Safe by Keeping Headlights Working Correctly

Headlights are important to your safety when you are driving in dreary weather or in the dark of night. Your headlights have to be working correctly for you to get where you are going without running into trouble. Make sure that you have headlights in your vehicle that are working as they should.

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That good feeling from getting more out of your car's oil


There are many drivers who faithfully follow the 3000-mile rule and have their car's oil changed at that interval. They may not be aware that many vehicles can actually travel significantly more miles between oil changes due to technology in engine bearings, internal seals, and motor oil. These advancements are becoming the norm for many vehicles that are on the market today. Stricter federal regulations dictate that car manufacturers have to create a vehicle up to certain EPA standards. The EPA closely...
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The Importance of Windshield Wiper Fluid


Proper vehicle maintenance is extremely important. Here at Gillman Nissan Fort Bend, we can check all fluid levels. Checking the oil and transmission fluid is important. But fluids that may seem unimportant can pose unnecessary risks for vehicle owners and passengers. You may not think that something as minor as low windshield washer fluid can cause problems but windshield wiper fluid is actually very important

When you are having trouble seeing, wiper fluid is easily dispensed and rubbed against your windshield with the help of wiper blades. This fluid is designed...
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Get The Skinny On Bad Headlights In The USA

The likelihood that you drive a vehicle on a regular basis is remarkably high. Further, the chances that the headlights, lamps, or lightbulbs – whatever you prefer to call them – are of low quality, and make yourself and anyone in your immediate vicinity unsafe when you’re driving.

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Overall Cost of Ownership

Owning a vehicle is such a great experience. Many people relate independence with vehicle ownership, making it possible to go wherever you want, whenever you want to. There are so many great technological features that come in new Nissan models, but these will ultimately drive up the price of your vehicle.

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Why Should I Maintain My Vehicle's Fluids?

Fluids are incredibly important to the complex mechanical processes of cars. This is why it's incredibly important to make sure the fluids in your vehicle are checked regularly, and, if necessary, changed out. So the next time you visit our technicians, make sure that they check these fluids that keep your car running:

If you're in the area, schedule an appointment here at Gillman Nissan Fort Bend today, where we can make sure that your car is running properly and has its fluids maintained correctly.
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Make the Move Now: Get Your Next Auto Loan or Lease

If you are in the market to purchase a new or used vehicle, you are in the right place because we at Gillman Nissan Fort Bend just put into place a way for you to get pre-qualified for your Nissan car loan. Just go on over to our dealership website and fill out a simple form. You'll have the results back in a short time, and then you'll know exactly where you stand.

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