Questions About Ford Auto Service & Repair in the Hempstead, NY. Area?

Keeping your Nissan car, truck, or SUV at its best is important, and we understand why. The service team at Garden City Nissan recommends scheduling auto maintenance frequently to avoid major repairs down the road. Before you schedule your next service appointment, be sure to take a look at some of our frequently asked questions. If you still have questions about Nissan service near Salisbury, feel free to reach out to our service team.

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  1. Nissan of Garden City

    316 N Franklin St
    Hempstead, NY 11550

    • Sales: (516) 483-5150
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What Are The Benefits of Frequent Service?

A huge benefit of frequent service is the safety of you and your passengers. With that in mind, our service professionals will keep your Nissan vehicle running in top shape. Frequent service appointments can also improve gas mileage and the overall performance of your Nissan Altima. When you bring your vehicle down to our service department, we will check other components so you can have the peace of mind you deserve.

How Do I Know When It's Time to Service My Vehicle?

You may discover some warning signs that it's time to service your vehicle. It's possible to hear squeaking or grinding noises coming from your brakes, an unfamiliar sound under the hood, or you may even see a light pop up on your dash. Whatever the sign may be, please don't ignore it!

How Often Should I Get an Oil Change?

The Garden City Nissan service department specializes in oil changes. Our service team recommends getting an oil change between every 3,000-5,000 miles. Some of our newer Nissan models can drive up to 7,000 miles on one oil change-but be sure to check your owner's manual first.

How Often Should I Check My Fluid Levels?

Engine coolant, power steering fluid, brake fluid, motor oil, transmission fluid, and windshield washer help your Nissan Rogue or Nissan Frontier run efficiently. It is a good idea to have your vehicle's fluids checked at least once every 5,000 miles.

How Often Should I Change My Air Filter?

When it comes to your air filter, we suggest having it changed whichever comes first: 20,000 miles or once a year. If you drive a vehicle with a turbocharged engine, you may need to schedule an air filter change sooner.

How Often Do I Need to Get My Brakes Checked?

You can get your vehicle's brakes checked at lease once every 10,000 miles. If you hear any unfamiliar noises coming from your brakes, such as grinding or squeaking, bring your Nissan down to our service center as soon as possible for an inspection.

When Should I Replace My Brake Pads?

Depending on your driving habits and the type of vehicle you drive; you can replace your brake pads anywhere between 25,000-50,000 miles. Remember, do not wait to get your brake pads replaced.

When Should I Replace My Car Battery?

With weather conditions and your driving habits in mind, you should change your battery at least once every 3-4 years. If you feel like your vehicle is having difficulty starting, you can bring your vehicle down to our service center for a battery check.

When Do I Need to Get a Tire Rotation?

You should get a tire rotation at least once every 7,500 miles or once every six months, whichever comes first. When you come in for regular car maintenance, our onsite technicians can rotate your Nissan's tires for you.

How Much Air Pressure Should I Put into My Tires?


Nissan of Garden City

316 N Franklin St
Directions Hempstead, NY 11550

  • Sales: (516) 483-5150
  • Service: (516) 281-8500
  • Parts: (516) 281-8500

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Pounds per square inch (PSI) varies depending on the make and model of your vehicle. With that in mind, PSI can range between 30 and 35. To get the exact number for your vehicle's tires, be sure to check your vehicle's owner manual or the inside of your vehicle.

How Often Do Tires Need To Be Replaced?

Tires can last anywhere between 35,000-60,000 miles before you need to replace them. If you have questions about purchasing tires or aren't sure which size you need, be sure to reach out to our service team.

Where Can I Find Auto Service & Repair Near Me?

You will find auto service and repair at Nissan of Garden City. We are conveniently located at 316 N. Franklin Street in Hempstead, NY. We are only a short drive for our customers traveling from the Salisbury and Freeport communities.

Do I Have to Schedule An Appointment To Get My Vehicle Serviced?

Although no appointment for routine maintenance is required, it is recommended to set up your next service appointment online or by calling us. If you have a day and time that works out with your schedule, we think it is best to set up your appointment ahead of time.