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5 Fall Car Care Tips in Fredericksburg, VA

5 Fall Car Care Tips in Fredericksburg, VA

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With autumn looming around the corner, it is important to keep your driving option prepared for anything that is thrown its way. That is why we at Pohanka Nissan of Fredericksburg are here to remind you to keep up with essential maintenance to ensure you are able to tackle the cool weather with the utmost confidence. If you notice that you are long overdue for some of these services or are just ready for some upkeep, swing by our location at 5200 Jefferson Davis Highway in Fredericksburg, VA.

Tires & Brakes

First and foremost, with fall nearing, that means that winter is rapidly approaching. When the temperatures plummet, you are certain to experience pressure loss in all four of your tires. That is why it is so essential to make sure they are filled at an optimal level. Some signs of them being low on air is if your steering wheel starts to wobble when reaching speeds in excess of 45 MPH. The best way to rectify this situation is fill them up yourself or swing by our location and we will handle it for you. While we are on the subject, it is crucial to ensure that your brake pads are able to bring you to a complete stop. So while we are there, we will take a quick peek at them to make sure you aren't making direct contact with metal.

Oil Change

Next up on the list of essentials to ensure that a clean batch of oil is circulating throughout your powertrain. With the extreme heat that we experience during the summer, your amber fluid’s lifespan can be cut short. So, be sure to check the sticker on your windshield and make sure you aren’t overdue, or look out for the slew of warning signs that present themselves. One of them is if you start to hear a grinding sound coming from your engine bay. This means that your components are no longer lubricated and are beginning to work against one another. Then, be cognizant of your MPG. If you notice your ratings aren’t the same as they used to be, then you are probably ready for an oil change. As a general guideline, we suggest visiting our Service Department every 3,000 to 5,000 miles.

Lighting & Warmth

One of the components that many drivers forget about is their head and tail lights. This can be easily ignored because you never truly notice when they are working unless you make it a point to get out of your car and look. That is why we are here to give you a reminder since with daylight savings, you will have to use your lights more often than during the summer. So, when you leave work and notice that the sun is setting earlier, make it a point to turn on your ride and check them out. If you notice one or more of your bulbs isn’t illuminating, then we would be happy to get it switched out so you can light up the night sky. We also suggest that you bring an extra jacket and a blanket in case you end up getting stranded, so you can stay warm while you wait for a tow or someone to pick you up. 

We hope that our five fall car care tips in Fredericksburg, VA, are the reminders that you needed. When you are ready, drop by our Service Department at Pohanka Nissan of Fredericksburg to get these taken care of in one fell swoop.


Contact Information


Service Hours

540-684-6277

What Are Other Fall Care Tips?

  • Inspect your battery
  • Check wiper blades
  • Maintain defroster & heat

Dealership Information

Testimonials

Amanda P.
YAHOO
5-29-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

These guys were super helpful! Quick and professional. No pressure. Car was super clean and ready to go. They were able to do everything over the phone, minimal wait time inside. 10/10 Recommend!

Amanda P.
YELP
5-29-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

These guys were super helpful! Quick and professional. No pressure. Car was super clean and ready to go. They were able to do everything over the phone, minimal wait time inside. 10/10 Recommend!

Amanda Pomeroy
Amanda Pomeroy
GOOGLE
5-29-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Roman Stanakzai and Timmy Pohanka were super helpful! Quick and professional. No pressure, car was super clean and ready to go. They were able to get everything set up over the phone, minimal wait time inside! 10/10 recommend!!

DED Diaz
DED Diaz
GOOGLE
5-29-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Excellent service. I knew what I wanted so I was in and out from the dealer. Brian did an excellent job!

Butter Cup
Butter Cup
GOOGLE
5-29-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Brandon was the BEST hands down!!! He made sure I was comfortable and that I got what I really wanted. He actually tag team me with his partner Ramon! Which he was awesome as well! Thank you for giving me the best experience possible!!! Keep making people Happy!!!😊

Wilson Wolter
Wilson Wolter
GOOGLE
5-28-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Roman and Tim were amazing. They really helped get us the car of our dreams. They gave us exactly what we wanted on our trade in and the monthly payment was exactly what we wanted. They were patient and worked very well with us.

LeaAnn Rose
LeaAnn Rose
GOOGLE
5-27-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Kristina Sanders
Kristina Sanders
GOOGLE
5-26-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

It was a pleasure purchasing our car from Jordan on Saturday. He was kind and patient and answered our questions. We appreciate his time and will definitely buy from him again should we need another vehicle.

Ebany Oehlhof
Ebany Oehlhof
GOOGLE
5-25-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Ronald Ross
Ronald Ross
GOOGLE
5-24-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Vanessa Lovejoy
Vanessa Lovejoy
GOOGLE
5-21-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Loved the delivery and pickup! Thanks so much!

sheila berry
sheila berry
GOOGLE
5-21-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Jami Newton
Jami Newton
GOOGLE
5-18-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I had a smooth, no pressure transaction! I would recommend this dealership to my friends and family. Working with Tim, Kim, and Bob was a pleasure!

Elizabeth Moran
Elizabeth Moran
GOOGLE
5-12-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Great staff amazing prices. I do wish my car was ran through the wash as always , but this team really does do great work and has excellent customer service

Tom Powell
Tom Powell
GOOGLE
5-11-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

The sales man Jordan Wright was very helpful. And polite and knowledgeable of your products. Your whole sales staff is helpful and friendly

Osmando Paredes
Osmando Paredes
GOOGLE
5-10-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star
Jasmine Campbell
Jasmine Campbell
GOOGLE
5-10-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I was impressed this time at Pohanka. They ensured my expectations were met!

Edward Allard
Edward Allard
GOOGLE
5-5-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Jeremy Stamey
Jeremy Stamey
GOOGLE
5-5-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star

Everything was great except my truck didn't come with floor mats and I didn't get the cargo netting for my storage boxes underneath my back seats

Tressie Bennett
Tressie Bennett
GOOGLE
5-4-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

They are the best The Sales Lady Esme was great The Fianance Lady is Amazing. They made whole experience fantastic. I would do it again and again. They are the bomb.com

Cory Shymansky
Cory Shymansky
GOOGLE
5-1-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Kevin Herring
Kevin Herring
GOOGLE
4-30-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Joe Cooper
Joe Cooper
GOOGLE
4-28-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Roman was an excellent salesman to work with in the purchase of my Nissan Frontier. Provide great customer service and helped me to receive a positive buying experience. Team Pohanka Nissan has an outstanding staff.

Jason Church
Jason Church
GOOGLE
4-27-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Cailey McMillen
Cailey McMillen
GOOGLE
4-27-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Brandon and Sabrina were an absolute dream to work with. I don’t even live in Virginia anymore but came back here for my THIRD vehicle purchase from Pohanka Nissan/Hyundai. As a woman in her early 20’s, I always feel respected and listened to. (Ladies, I know we’ve all had our fair share of being talked down to at a dealership or mechanics. That won’t happen here.) They always somehow manage to get me into a vehicle with everything I want and within my budget. This Pohanka location offers by far the BEST warranty. And the BEST customer service. I’ve never had a frustrating experience from sales floor to finance office to service dept. The manager is always eager to make a no BS deal with you without wasting your time. Can’t recommend this entire location enough. Thank you!!! I LOVE my new Tucson.

Austin Ward
Austin Ward
GOOGLE
4-24-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
hannah Mackinnon
hannah Mackinnon
GOOGLE
4-22-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I have to say, after my last car purchase I was put off and very anxious about the process. Brandon really did everything he could to make sure my very specific needs were met. He worked diligently with Tim Jr to ensure I left not only with a brand new beautiful 2020 Versa but to do it within my budget. I am so happy and will never go anywhere else for my next purchase! Thank you guys so much!

Michelle Burns
Michelle Burns
GOOGLE
4-22-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Bill Daniels
Bill Daniels
GOOGLE
4-17-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Called for oil change. Took me right in. Friendly service. Comfortable waiting area. Had tires rotated as well. Competitive prices. Came here because other places required appointments and still had 2+hr wait times. Next time, come straight here!

JoAnn Ghianni
JoAnn Ghianni
GOOGLE
4-17-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Dulcce Valenzuela
Dulcce Valenzuela
GOOGLE
4-17-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I am very pleased with my experience. Esme Espinoza was so helpful and patient. She made this process absolutely easy. She made something that was scary for me, in that I've never done this by myself, a breeze. I feel more confident and extremely happy. Thank you all!

Keona Delco
Keona Delco
GOOGLE
4-15-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Carlos Gonzalez
Carlos Gonzalez
GOOGLE
4-13-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Great service, friendly personnel and they know what they are doing.

Ron Murphy
Ron Murphy
GOOGLE
4-9-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Mike and Zack were great, they took the time to work with me I didnt feel hassled or pushed and the end result was very reasonable and fair and I love the car I purchased and I would recommend strongly any one looking for a car go to Phonanka Nissan and Sabrina in finance was a movie 🌟

Marquita Hampshire
Marquita Hampshire
GOOGLE
4-9-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I was able to get fully approved without even going into the showroom. It was all done via text and email. My credit is not that great but I left with my dignity still intact and felt like great about my purchase. I will most definitely tell people about my experience and refer them to this particular location. Customer Service like no other. GREAT JOB!!!!

Brenda Bess
Brenda Bess
GOOGLE
4-2-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Safe clean friendly efficient and well informed

Tom Johnston
Tom Johnston
GOOGLE
4-2-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

The knowledge of the product, and understanding the customer.

Chris Gant
Chris Gant
GOOGLE
3-30-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Roman was very good with the sale on the sale of my new car thanks for the good service

Carolyn Bell
Carolyn Bell
GOOGLE
3-30-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star
Dena Keyvellou
Dena Keyvellou
GOOGLE
3-30-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

The service staff was very friendly and professional. They did a thorough job diagnosing my vehicle, and provided a no-hassle rental car.

Renata Kayitesi
Renata Kayitesi
GOOGLE
3-30-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I’m very pleased and very grateful with Brian Diaz. It was wonderful and very great experience to work with Brian last Friday when I went to the dealer to trade my car and Brian helped me so much. It was so easy and faster than I thought it would be. Highly appreciate and highly recommend to a friends and family

Samantha Gant
Samantha Gant
GOOGLE
3-30-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Roman was awesome. Did a great job with our business. Thank you

Pricilla Alfaro Dc.
Pricilla Alfaro Dc.
GOOGLE
3-30-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Jordan Wright was awesome!!! Very friendly and made you feel at home and comfortable with making such a big decision to purchase.

Kevin Jackson
Kevin Jackson
GOOGLE
3-30-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Roman Stanakzai is a it’s a great salesman. He was very patient, respectful, polite and I will recommend seen him if you are looking for a car. He is very knowledgeable in every aspect in car business. Thank you Roman for helping us get a family car

Susan G.
Susan G.
YELP
3-20-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

My husband and I just purchased our second car from Pohanka. The service and attention to helping us was incredible. Thank you Roman, our salesperson, for working with us to sell us a great car and make it affordable. The staff is impeccable!

James Chason
James Chason
GOOGLE
3-17-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Just purchased my second frontier in 5 years from Pohanka. They have an Outstanding sales team and I always have outstanding service for my 5K service visits. I am very hard on my trucks and to be honest, you cannot beat a Frontier for quality, ride, and value. I have never had one single issue with my truck EVER!!! You will not be disappointed with this truck or Pohanka Nissan.

Sierra Morcom
Sierra Morcom
GOOGLE
3-15-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Shout out to Roman and Tim Pohanka. They made my experience stress-free and inviting! I would highly recommend this dealership for anyone looking for a new Nissan.

Kenneth Walker
Kenneth Walker
GOOGLE
3-14-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Renee Bridgett
Renee Bridgett
GOOGLE
3-12-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

The team (Ensa, Tim, Bob) was pleasant, fast, informative and knowledgeable. They listen to my needs and wants and I was able to leave the parking lot in a brand new 2020 Nissan Sentra which exceeded my expectations.

Frank Carter
Frank Carter
GOOGLE
3-12-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
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