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What is a transfer case?

A transfer case is an important part of a 4x4 drivetrain. It is responsible for transferring power from the engine to the front and rear axles. There are different types of transfer cases, each with its own benefits and drawbacks.

The most common type of transfer case is the two-speed transfer case. This type of transfer case has two gears: a high gear and a low gear. The high gear is used for driving on paved roads, while the low gear is used for off-road driving. Two-speed transfer cases are typically found in vehicles that are not equipped with a…

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3 Signs Your Tires Need to be Replaced

Tires are one of the most common parts of a vehicle that experiences wear and tear. Here are 3 signs your tires need to be replaced.

1. Tire Warning Light 

If you have a vehicle that is from 2008 or later, it should include a tire pressure warning light system. While this often means that your tire just needs some air, it could also mean a bigger issue. With that said, if you notice your tire light is always on and you constantly need to put air in your tires, it's time for a replacement.

2. Low Tired Threat…

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Check Your Car Battery at Home

Clicking noises coming from your vehicle when you turn it on, dim lights, or trouble accelerating can all mean you are having problems with your car battery. You can test to see if your battery will pass the load test in a few easy steps.

Start by turning on your lights, without turning on the vehicle. Wait for ten minutes to let your lights use a little battery power. Turn your vehicle on, and watch to see if the headlights become dim. If you notice changes to your headlight when it turns on, you probably need to have your battery…

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Take Care of Your Car This Spring in Easy Steps

Cleaning your car is a critical part of the spring maintenance service. With a clean car, you are sure that there are no risks of corrosion or rust. It also means that your car’s resale value is maintained.

In the process of cleaning the car, ensure that all the dents and cracks are corrected immediately. If there are any issues with the paint, have that also repaired immediately. This is to avoid any form of corrosion. Clean the interior of the car in addition to the exterior parts. Remove all stains that may have formed during the winter.

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Key Reasons Why Winter Wiper Blades Are a Must for the Season

The driving conditions can get much more difficult during the winter season. Because of this, it is advisable to make some adjustments to your vehicle so that you are prepared for the changing road and weather conditions. One example of this would be to put your winter tires on. Another piece of equipment that can make a big difference during the season is winter wiper blades. These offer key benefits that include:

  • Winter wiper blades are more durable 
  • Winter wiper blades are designed to effectively remove ice and snow from your windshield
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Types of Winter Tires From Advantage Lincoln

Over the last few weeks, our attention has been on driving in winter conditions in Fremont, OH. We would not want to be driving around at the peak of the winter season with car tires that are not right. We know there are different types of tires, including winter tires, summer tires, all-season driving tires, and much more. 

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DIY Headlight Restoration

When driving at night, it is crucial to make sure that your headlights are in good shape. After all, if they aren't working correctly, you could be putting yourself and others in danger. But what do you do when the headlight restoration kit from the store doesn't live up to its promises? That's where a DIY headlight restoration comes into play! This blog post will teach you how to restore your headlights with supplies from around the house.

STEP 1

Cover a work surface with some old newspapers and put on safety glasses. Put masking tape over…

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What to do if you're in an accident

If you're ever in an accident, these are the steps to take:

  • Call 911 immediately and give them your location.
  • Stay on the line with the operator until help arrives.
  • Try to stay calm and be as accurate as possible when describing what happened.
  • Don't leave your vehicle and/or bike until help arrives.
  • Do not admit fault. It isn't your job to determine who caused the accident. Let the police and insurance companies figure that out. Your only job is to take care of yourself in this situation. Admitting guilt could mean you're needed as…
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Preparing Your Vehicle To Tow A Camper

For successful hauling of your camper, here are several procedures to be followed:

1. Your vehicle should be in perfect condition. Maintenance of your car is recommended for an easy and safe ride.
2. Ensure your tires are in a good state. Your tires should be as good as new, and keep checking their pressure to work perfectly.
3. Choose the right Hitch option to haul with that would accommodate the amount of camper weight you have.
4. Wiring. This should link your system with that of the camper to ensure you drive perfectly and safely.
 

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Motor Oil Viscosity Ratings 101 - Auto Knowledge From Your Advantage Lincoln Team

One way Fremont motorists can keep their vehicles running smoothly is routine oil changes. Your vehicle takes a specific type of oil that's based on viscosity ratings, and it's important to use the recommended viscosity ratings for your vehicle to perform at its best.

A motor oil viscosity rating tells you how fast the oil moves through the engine. If you pick up a bottle of motor oil, you'll see a set of numbers and letters. The "W" stands for winter performance.

Should you use low-viscosity or high-viscosity motor oil? Keep in mind that the temperature outside…

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