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Find the Right Tires for Your Lincoln in Fremont

Whether you’re enjoying a road trip in your Lincoln MKZ or just daily driving your Lincoln Aviator, tires are one improvement that can help make any vehicle safer and improve handling in a variety of conditions. At Advantage Lincoln Fremont, we have a wide variety of tires to help suit your needs.

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Protecting your car from salt corrosion

Here are several steps to keep your vehicle free from salt corrosion.

Step One: Keep your vehicle washed at all times. This is easier said than done given that the underside of your vehicle is hard to fully keep clean.

Step Two: Apply a wax coating to surfaces creating a moisture barrier that makes it more likely that ice and salt will not stick to your vehicle's frame.

Step Three: While wax is important it probably is not enough to fully protect your vehicle. Keep your car free of leaves and other things that can hold water and salt…

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Ask about Fuel System Service at Advantage Lincoln

When driving up a hill, a car could sputter or lose power. Several reasons could cause such a performance issue. The vehicle's fuel pump could be going bad, an issue that may require complicated repairs, depending on the model. Perhaps a simple fuel injection cleaning may be enough. Ultimately, when something seems wrong with the fuel system, getting an inspection done seems appropriate.

The fuel system includes several parts and components that work together to ensure the fuel does its job by making the engine perform its task. 

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Gaskets Help Your Engine Run Smoothly

Your vehicle’s engine has over 250 individual large and small components. Gaskets are one of the small components of the engine that you may have heard about but may not know what they do. They are not complex, but they are a vital component for the proper functioning of your vehicle’s engine. 

Gaskets provide sealing and cushioning between the surface of two other components. There are several gaskets inside the engine to help keep it running smoothly. Other gaskets outside the engine are used to connect it to other supporting components. The primary function of gaskets is to…

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What is Car Wax and Why You Should Use It?

You have probably heard of car wax. However, you may not know much about this valued item when it comes to a vehicle's exterior appearance. Here is what you need to know about car wax and when you should use it.

Car wax can serve two purposes for your vehicle. First, car wax as a sort of protection for your paint. After you wash and dry your vehicle, you will want to apply car wax. The wax creates a sealant that will prevent dirt, grime and dust from accumulating on the paint of your car. This will help preserve…

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About Vehicle Alignment

Drivers may eventually notice that a vehicle pulls to one side or the other when driving down the road. Misalignment also often causes a strange vibrating sensation and sound during travel. When these events occur, the tires or wheels often require realignment.

In order to realign tires and wheels, our Advantage Lincoln technicians first determine if the wheel has an inward or outward angle when looking at the front of the vehicle. A camber misalignment may be caused by worn ball joints, bearings or other suspension parts.

 

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Are Your Tires in Good Shape?

A quick look at your tires before you get out on the open road could save you from a very expensive blowout on those tires at some point in the future. It is not being dramatic to say so. People get into their vehicles every day without a thought about what the quality of their tires is, and that is a huge risk to take.

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The Correct Method of Applying Touch-Up Paint to Your Vehicle

As an automotive dealer, we want you to be a well-informed vehicle owner and to understand how to care for your vehicle properly. So today, we will be talking about how to apply touch-up paint.

When you've researched and found the correct color of paint, follow these instructions for painting over light and deep scratches.

For Light Scratches:

• Clean with soap and water
• Scuff the area with 220+ grit paper
• Clean the surface again
• Mix paint per the instructions and carefully apply

For Deep Scratches:

• Clean the surface
• Remove any visible rust
 

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Windshield Chip Repair: What and Why

Windshield chip repairs are quick and easy; it takes under 30 minutes to fix a chip or crack on your windshield, so you can be sure that the chip or crack doesn't get worse. Here at Advantage Lincoln, we want you to know what to do if your windshield cracks, so here are some common questions we get about windshield repairs in the Fremont area.

Why Do a Chip Repair?

Having a chip repair is a good decision for all small chips or cracks. Because it is a much cheaper repair you will save money for not having to…

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