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Headlights: Projector vs. Reflector

Getting more bang for your headlight bucks is important. Our team at Livermore Lincoln completely understands. We like economy, long lifespans and optimal brightness when it comes to headlights, which brings us to our question. Which is better: projector or reflector headlights?

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Every type of headlight assembly has its pros. The same is true of projector and reflector headlights. It isn't the projection or the reflection that determines the brightness. It's the type of light the assembly contains. LED is fairly common these days. 

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What Is A Recall?

When vehicle owners receive a recall notice, they should take the report seriously. A recall notice reveals the manufacturer discovered a defect in a particular model. Sometimes, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issues the recall. Regardless, a defect could undermine safety, so bring the vehicle to the dealership for repairs proves advisable.

Manufacturers must perform recall repairs free of charge. A statute of limitations exists, and it is 10 years. Owners who allow the statute of limitations to expire lose their chance to get a free fix while also 

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What is Car Wax?

Theres nothing like the look of a brand-new car. The way the paint shines in the sunlight is truly something to behold. If you want to maintain that new-car look, though, it's important that you become familiar with car wax. At Livermore Lincoln, we want you to be able to take care of your vehicle, which is why we offer this look at the basics of car wax.

Wax can be made from a variety of different components. Whether its carnauba wax, palm wax, or silicone wax, though, wax is ultimately a compound that can be applied as a…

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Why Should You Use Winter Wiper Blades?

Although some drivers do not see the importance of switching to winter wiper blades with the changing of seasons, using them is a wise decision when driving in cold weather. Livermore Lincoln wants you to understand the differences between winter and summer wiper blades as well as the importance of using the appropriate windshield wiper blades during the winter months.

Winter wiper blades differ from those designed for warmer weather in a few ways, and one of those is the protective layer that preserves these blades functionality in snowy and icy conditions. 

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What Does Your Car's Differential Do?

The differential is a vehicle component that the average driver rarely, if ever, thinks about. This is unfortunate because of how important a differential is. The differential allows a car's outside tire to spin at a greater speed than the other inside tire. A vehicles differential uses engine power to give wheels on the same axle the ability to spin independently and at differing speeds. This is crucial when making a turn.

Now that you understand how important your cars differential is when turning on Livermore roads, it is also important to learn about the three types of differentials…

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What are Brake Inspections

Poor brake performance could lead to an unavoidable accident. Drivers in Livermore should make sure their brakes remain in top shape. Getting the brakes inspected on schedule decreases the chances of problems.

During a brake inspection, a technician checks out the various components inside the system. The technician looks at the pads, calipers, brake lines, drums, and more. A full brake inspection, one involving removing the tires, would be preferable to a cursory one. So, getting the brake inspection done during tire rotations makes sense.

 

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The Facts on Gaskets

Gaskets are among the most difficult-to-locate automotive parts, but they are critical to the effective operation of every vehicle. The team at Livermore Lincoln in Livermore, CA wants every driver to understand exactly how their vehicle works, and that’s why we’re glad to answer some commonly encountered questions about gaskets and their uses.

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Stay Safe with New Tires and Tire Services from Livermore Lincoln

It is often said that the only safety feature on your vehicle that actually touches the road is your tires. As such it is vital that you ensure you have a good set of tires on your vehicle so you can handle whatever life throws at you. Livermore Lincoln offers a wide variety of tire services including rotation and replacement, and our competitive tire prices will ensure you get the right tires at the right price.

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Routine Maintenance is Key to the Long Life of Your Lincoln

Whether you’re just bringing home a brand-new Lincoln model or you’re looking to keep an older model running for a few more years, routine maintenance is one of the main keys to success. Every vehicle is susceptible to wear and tear over time due to heat, rough roads, and general use, so keeping up with your vehicle maintenance is critically important. Schedule your routine services at Livermore Lincoln with our online service scheduling tool today!

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