Archive for the ‘Tips and Tricks’ Category

Step-By-Step Guide to NissanConnect Services and Remote Engine Start/Stop

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020
Close Up of 2021 Nissan Rogue Grille and Badge and Hands Holding a Smartphone with the NissanConnect Services App

How To Use Remote Engine Start/Stop in Your Nissan 

Remote Engine Start/Stop is a valuable feature to have in your 2020 Nissan Rogue that allows you to start your vehicle from the comfort of your home or office. Nissan models equipped with NissanConnect Services and Remote Engine Start/Stop will ensure that you do not walk out to a steaming hot car in the middle of the Texas summer with a mobile app that will allow you to start, stop, lock, unlock and locate your car with your smartphone. Learn how to use Remote Engine Start/Stop in your Nissan with this quick step-by-step guide. Find a Nissan car, truck or crossover that checks all the boxes today when you visit the Charlie Clark Nissan Brownsville inventory


Why Are My Nissan Dashboard’s Warning Lights On?

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
Vehicle dashboard with "Why are my Nissan dashboard's warning lights on?" white text

How To Understand Nissan Dashboard Warning Lights and Indicators 

When your dashboard begins to light up with different symbols and icons it can be a bit unsettling. Seeing red and yellow illuminated indicators can make you feel unsafe on the road and worried about what could be going on under the hood of your vehicle. When these indicators come on, you might start to ask yourself questions, such as “Why are my Nissan dashboard’s warning lights on?” This guide will help you learn how to understand your Nissan vehicle’s dashboard warning lights and indicators, so you know just what to do the next time one of these lights flips on in your Nissan Kicks.   


Access Your Favorite Apps from Your Nissan With Apple Carplay® And Android Auto™

Monday, April 20th, 2020
2019 Nissan Altima Edition ONE touchscreen with Apple CarPlay®

How to Set Up Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ in a 2020 Nissan

Staying connected while on the road has become more a necessity than a luxury these days. Luckily, in-car connectivity features like Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™ and Bluetooth® help us interact with our devices behind the wheel safely and comfortably. Most 2020 Nissan models come standard with these technologies but setting them up can be tricky if you don’t have a guide by your side. To help you in the process, at Charlie Clark Nissan Brownville we have put together a few easy steps on how to set up Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ in a 2020 Nissan.


How to Use your Nissan Intelligent Key

Thursday, February 27th, 2020
Hand holding Nissan Intelligent Key Fob

Nissan Intelligent Key Features

More and more drivers demand vehicles equipped with the latest tech features to make driving an easier and more convenient experience. That’s why Nissan continues to improve and enhance the lineup of technologies available in their different models. One must-have feature that proves to be truly useful is Nissan Intelligent Key, a system that does a lot more than just lock and unlock doors. Do you want to know how this technology works? Let’s explore the Nissan Intelligent Key features in detail.


Guide to Buy a Good First Car for a Teenager

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
Teenage girl smiling with car keys on hand sitting on driver's seat

Car Buying Tips for Teenage Drivers

The day has finally come, your child is no longer a kid and he or she needs a car to move around. Either if you are a parent searching a car for your teenager or you are the one looking to buy your first car, there are some tips that will surely guide you through the process and will make the final decision easier to make. Keep reading to find out the top car buying tips for teenage drivers.


Step-By-Step Guide To Fix Car Scratches

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020
Hand polishing a car's hood with sandpaper

How to Remove A Scratch On Your Car

Even if you take good care of your vehicle, finding a scratch at some point is almost unavoidable. When that happens, the driver’s biggest concern is the expense of the repair. Well, we have good news! The truth is with the right tools you can repair even deep gouges by yourself, avoiding costly trips to the body shop. Check out our article below for a simple guide on how to remove a scratch on your car.


Are you using the right gasoline for your Nissan vehicle?

Monday, January 27th, 2020
A stock photo of different kinds of fuel available at a gas station.

Do I have to use premium gas in my Nissan vehicle? 

Nissan vehicles are built to be among the most efficient vehicles available to Charlie Clark Nissan customers in almost any class that captures their interest. A major element to that efficiency is using the right kind of fuel. So, if you’re wondering, ‘Do I have to use premium gas in my Nissan vehicle,’ a few of our product experts did a little extra homework to find the answer. For the most part, almost all Nissan vehicles will run just fine using regular grade fuel. Our team answers a few other questions on this subject that will help Nissan owners get the most out of their vehicles. Let’s take a look at what they learned.  (more…)

We’re here to help you plan your last meal of the decade

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
A photo of a table filled with various kinds of food.

Where can I buy steaks and seafood for New Year’s Eve in Brownsville, TX? 

Hopefully, your holiday season is going as smoothly as possible. Have you already made plans for New Year’s Eve? Are you going out or will you be staying in? If you’re planning on doing the latter, you might be wondering, ‘Where can I buy steaks and seafood for New Year’s Eve in Brownsville, TX?’ Texas and steaks go hand in hand, however, Brownsville also sits on the Gulf of Mexico which means we have easy access to world class seafood. A few people working in the Charlie Clark Nissan Brownsville showroom have been discussing where they’ll be doing their shopping for their last meal of the decade. Hopefully, one of these places will have what you’re looking for.  (more…)

Are you ready to make your holiday travels this year?

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
A photo of a person installing a car seat in a Nissan sedan.

2019 Holiday Driving Safety Tips

We are just about a week away from Thanksgiving. Not only is this one of the busiest times of the year, but it also means that there will be more drivers than usual on the road. A few Charlie Clark Nissan product experts used some of their precious little free time to compile this list of 2019 Holiday driving safety tips. In not unrelated news, most new Nissan vehicles come with the automaker’s latest active safety systems as standard equipment or, at least, make it available as an option. While these features are outstanding, there are a few other things that drivers can do to keep everyone safe while they’re traveling during this busy time of the year. Let’s take a look at what they found. (more…)

You can still get together for Thanksgiving without ending up with dirty dishes

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
A stock photo of a table set for Thanksgiving.

2019 Thanksgiving Restaurants near Brownsville, TX

You’re not alone in thinking that this time of year seems to continually get busier. Thanksgiving is the first holiday of the season that can be taxing on our time. So many of us have competing interests vying for our time, in addition to still have to get to work and balance the rest of our commitments. If you’re looking to give yourself a break this year, our team has come up with some options for 2019 Thanksgiving restaurants near Brownsville, TX. Before you, your family and/or friends invade a local eatery, be sure to call ahead to make sure they will be able to accommodate everyone. Hopefully, you’ll be able to have a great holiday regardless of if you visit one of these restaurants or cook at home. (more…)