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Periodic Alignment Checks Are Central to Your Driving Safety

A car that is not aligned properly will cause plenty of issues for you as a driver. It can cause your car to drift into other lanes, uneven tire wear on the outer edges, or even affect your gas mileage. A car that is out of alignment is also unsafe.

In order to lessen the chances of these issues for you, it’s important to have a periodic alignment check by a trained technician. 

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Signs Your Exhaust is Leaking

Have you ever noticed that your vehicle seems to sound louder and louder each time that you get into it and start it up? There are a number of reasons this could be occurring but the most common issue is a problem with your exhaust. Your exhaust removes the sound coming from your engine as it runs and pushes it out the back of your vehicle so you can focus on driving from the inside of your cabin. 

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Knowing When It’s Time for Brake Pedal Repair

If you have owned a vehicle before then you know all about the random squeaks, squeals and grinding noises that can randomly pop up over time. This is usually just the result of some needed repair work that comes from every day use of your vehicle. Sometimes the repair is a minor concern, like a brake pedal. Other times it is more involved.

There are some common signs that can indicate that there is a problem with your brake pedal. This includes:

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Truck of the Year

There‚Äôs a reason the New Lincoln Navigator is the Truck of the year. A jury of over 60 journalists in the United States and Canadian voted to award this title to the 2018 Navigator in January. It is a first of many, this is a first for Lincoln being honored by The North American Car, Truck, or Utility of the year. The 2018 Lincoln Navigator beat the Colorado ZR2 and new Ford Expedition at…

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Top 10 Apps for Car Rides

Traveling has evolved thanks to technology. The convenience of directions, communication, and planning are at the tip of your fingers though a cellphone or tablet.

The use of technology has changed the way we travel and the convenience of directions, communication and planning.

With your iPhone or Android take a look at these apps, and try out at least one to better your traveling experience!

  

1.       Waze: A turn by turn navigation app that relies…

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What Causes Excessive Tread Wear?

The principal reasons for early tread wear can be avoided by the driver. By having your tires checked for wear, you can avoid the unnecessary expense of purchasing new tires before you should.

The most significant cause of early tread wear is improper inflation. Overinflation causes the tire to crown and only the center treads touch the road. underinflated tires ride on their edges and the tread on the sides of the tire wear down.

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Do You Know Your Car's Differential Type?

Automobiles depend upon many interchangable parts to operate smoothly with few errors. A car's differential is one particular part that allows for a vehicle to move. It works hand in hand with the transmission and tires. However, not all cars have the same differential type. Four of the most popular differentials today are locking, open, limited slip, and electric limited slip differentials.

A locking differential is commonly found in trucks, minivans, and is especially useful when driving in bad weather such as snow and sleet. 

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Comfort and Luxury for Families in the Lincoln Navigator

A reliable SUV is supposed to take families on thrilling road trips and comfortable daily commutes. Having a full-size platform, the Lincoln Navigator is equipped with everything that's needed to provide such rides.

Under the hood, the Navigator packs a six-cylinder engine that's boosted by two turbochargers. When operating at its threshold, the V6 engine produces approximately 450 horsepower and 510 lb-ft of torque. A 4x4 drive with a transfer case gives this Lincoln tremendous capabilities on any terrain. 

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Servicing Your Headlights

There are some people who completely avoid going out at night if they don't have to because they really don't like driving in the dark. Vision-wise, it can be very difficult for them to see where they are going and they just don't feel safe or comfortable. There's nothing wrong with this but there are some minor changes you can make to your headlights that will make a big difference in how you see after the sun has gone down. Let's take a look at these changes:

  • There are different bulbs that you can use…
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3,000 Mile Oil Changes Are No Longer Required

Chances are you grew up hearing that it is standard to have the oil changed in your vehicle every 3,000 miles. Like so many things of the past through technology has changed the standard of oil changes today.

Vehicles that were built in the past 20 years have engines that are much more advanced than cars built before then. The oil utilized in these engines have also undergone many advancements over the years. These are two of the reasons why oil changes are no longer needed every 3,000 miles for most vehicles. Changing your oil more frequently should…

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