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Common Signs Your Ignition May Need Service

An ignition system is comprised of numerous components that enable an engine to run efficiently. When an ignition fails, it will prevent the car from starting. If your car fails to start, it may not be a dead battery; it could be your ignition. Here are some signs that can help you recognize if your vehicle’s ignition needs to be serviced.

Grinding and whining noises are typically signs of ignition problems. If you notice a grinding noise coming from the engine, the starter is worn or out of alignment. Moreover, whining noises can occur when the starter isn’t…

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Discover What Sets the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Apart in Sterling Heights

In the mid-sized luxury sedan class, Lincoln has consistently held its own, providing drivers with superior driving performance and reliability. Forging ahead in the hybrid market, the new Lincoln MKZ Hybrid offers the luxury features drivers expect and the fuel efficiency they want.

The three-liter turbocharged engine delivers 400 horsepower for muscle when you need it most. An intuitive cruise control system monitors the road ahead, braking automatically as traffic slows. A state-of-the-art sound system will sync with your smartphone, and leather-trimmed seats offer the...

 

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The Connection Between Overheating and Head Gasket Failure

As your cylinders burn fuel, your vehicle engine develops a large amount of heat. While it is important for motors to operate at relatively high temperatures, these energies must be regulated in order to prevent widespread engine damage.

The cooling system uses antifreeze or other cooling fluids to transport heat from the cylinders to the radiator. 

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How the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Makes Your Drive Easier

The luxuries that come with the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid are evident in its elegant form and sumptuous interior. They also show up in how they ease your drive.

At lower speeds, Electric Power-Assisted Steering makes the wheel feel lighter and more flowing. At higher speeds, steering becomes more controlled and firmer. This feature also automatically adjusts to constant irregularities in the road. You can create the driving experience you desire with operating modes that can modify the Adaptive Suspension, which uses a variety of sensor to scan driving conditions and tailor the suspension.

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Understanding Your Car: When Should You Check Your Differential?

The differential is located in the center of your front or back wheel. It works with the engine to power the wheels so your car can move. However, if you notice some issues with your car's wheels feeling rough or not responding right to your steering, there could be an issue with the differential.

Your vehicle’s differential uses gears and must be well-lubricated to run properly. Cars that are not often checked for this may start to raggedly. While a differential can stop working altogether, this is unlikely in new vehicles, but your mechanic should always check the…

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Brake Problems that Indicate a Need for Service

There are a few things you may notice that suggest it's time to bring your brakes in for service. While you should have your brakes checked roughly every 12,000 miles, there are instances where you will notice issues with your brakes that should be addressed.

Brake fluid can leak from your brake lines. This will cause your brakes to no longer work. You may have a warning of a total brake loss if the fluid is leaking slowly. If your brake pedal needs to get pressed harder than normal, this can indicate a fluid leak. Noises coming from…

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A Brief Look at the 2018 Lincoln Navigator's Performance Features

Most automakers' flagships are sports coupes and sedans, but the world is changing as crossovers and SUVs take over. Today's SUVs can indeed be flagships, as evidenced by the 2018 Lincoln Navigator. Read on to learn more about the performance features that make it such a compelling buy.

Adding to the Navigator's performance credibility is its 450hp and 510 lb. feet of torque. All that power is provided by the same 3.5L twin-turbo EcoBoost V6 that's found in the Raptor, and it provides plenty of power to move things forward. Passengers will enjoy the Navigator's…

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Settle for Quality Part Replacements from Our Dealership

People are always looking for a bargain, and that is true when it comes to automobile parts. Bargains when it comes to this category means discount auto parts. This may not be as much of savings, and one may expect.

Dealerships take a great deal of time and spend a considerable amount of money training their mechanics. If a brand dealership mechanic needs a part, he will always go to a factory authorized part. If you think about it, this is the same part that came with the car when it was hew, so why would anyone want an aftermarket…

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Tips to Plan a Successful and Safe Road Trip

There’s nothing better than a road trip that is well planned and experienced. While some may think that a perfect road trip is impossible, it can be a memorable and near-perfect experience. Here’s how you can prepare, courtesy of our team at Crest Lincoln:

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