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Vehicle Belts and Hoses

Over time, various belts and hoses wear out and need replacing. These parts are necessary to enable the alternator, fan, power steering, water pump to air conditioner to function. Hoses and lines commonly deliver fluids to various components. The timing belt ensures that the pistons and valves move at precise times.

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How Do Gaskets Work?

Knowledge is power, as they say, and knowing what the basic engine parts are and how they function is helpful in keeping your vehicle well-maintained. Gaskets serve an important service by keeping fluids and gases from freely circulating throughout the engine and by not allowing them to escape.

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7,500 Miles is the New Standard Recommendation for Oil Changes

If you remember watching your dad or grandfather checking the oil level in the car by removing the dipstick and carefully inspecting it, you probably follow this same procedure yourself. As children, we learn by watching our elders and listen to their advice - like changing the oil every 3,000 miles and cleaning the windshield every time you fill up. People used to do this religiously because it used to be a good practice, but times have changed.

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Car Care Tips for Your Lincoln This Summer

Here at Stivers Lincoln, we know that drivers want to maintain the integrity of their new Lincoln model. That is why we present to you a few tips that will help you keep its value intact. Put these tips to use, and you will be prepared for just about any challenge summer throws your way.

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Are You Taking Proper Care of Your Tires?

Your tires are obviously essential for making your vehicle go from point A to point B, but their condition can determine whether or not you get there safely and efficiently.

Worn-down tires have a much more difficult time getting traction and can even blow out if they're bad enough. Not only this, but poor tires can also have an adverse effect on your fuel economy.

Follow these tips to keep your tires going strong:

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Offering Additional Lincoln-Ownership Value

While it may seem hard to believe, we are proud to inform you that we are currently offering even more value to Lincoln-owners. It is called the Owner Advantage Rewards, and it provides you with some amazing benefits regarding parts and services. Listed below are some highlighted rewards of this program:

  • Competitive prices for the highest quality of service.
  • An enrollment bonus.
  • 5% credit for any future services or parts. Simple and hassle-free.
  • Discounted oil change offers.
  • The ability to add rebates into your Owner Advantage Rewards account, to use them towards maintenance.

 

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Doesn't Synthetic Oil Clog Your Engine?

Synthetic oil is made from natural oil. It is processed on a molecular level in order to withstand high temperatures from your engine's heat. Your engine heats up, and it heats your oil. The oil breaks down and can no longer coat the moving parts of your engine, causing friction and more heat, which breaks down the effectiveness of the cleaning agent in the oil. This causes a dirty engine and more heat, and the vicious cycle continues.

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Doesn't Synthetic Oil Clog Your Engine?

Synthetic oil is made from natural oil. It is processed on a molecular level in order to withstand high temperatures from your engine's heat. Your engine heats up, and it heats your oil. The oil breaks down and can no longer coat the moving parts of your engine, causing friction and more heat, which breaks down the effectiveness of the cleaning agent in the oil. This causes a dirty engine and more heat, and the vicious cycle continues.

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More About Scheduled Maintenance

Scheduled car maintenance is a collective act that refers to various scheduled mechanical actions. Every vehicle comes with a maintenance schedule when the manufacturer releases it. The information is in the user's manual. The manufacturer recommends time intervals for oil changes, spark plug replacements, tune-ups, wheel alignments and the like. By sticking to the recommended maintenance schedule, you are keeping your car on the road so that you can get where you need to go at any given time.

 

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