Learn What the Transfer Case Does as Well as How To Maintain It

It is important to maintain your cars transfer case properly so that it can continue to do its job and power your car's tires. Maintaining a transfer case consists of two steps. The first step is to empty any used fluid from this crucial component. The second step is to replenish this fluid with high-quality fresh fluid.

Now that you know how to service your important transfer case, it is time to make this components role clearer. Although a car's engine is responsible for producing its power, that power cannot travel directly to the tire's axles. A…

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The Regular Use of Car Wax Can Protect Your Vehicle

As a driver in La Porte you are probably familiar with car wax. Wax is a great way to keep your vehicle looking great, and Lincoln of LaPorte recommends that you use it as a part of your standard detailing routine. Here's some information about car wax you might not know.

Most car wax is made from a natural substance such as carnauba or palm. It can also contain oils and solvents that are meant to aid the protective qualities of the wax. Some synthetic waxes are available, and some of these can do a sufficient job at a…

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What to Know About Brake Pads

If you hear a squeaking or squealing sound when you press on the brake pedal, there is a good chance that you need to replace the brake pads. Brake pads are made from copper, steel or other metals that are relatively inexpensive to manufacture. Over time, they will wear away because of the friction created each time the brake pedal is pressed.

In some cases, brake pads used on commercial trucks or other large vehicles are made from ceramic fibers. 

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Introducing The New Lincoln Corsair

The Lincoln Corsair has moved up the ranks and is quickly becoming a top choice for many automobile enthusiasts. This compact SUV has enough seating for up to five individuals, and some of the most cutting-edge technologies are part of this package. The new Corsair will offer built-in navigation, a multimedia display as well as a high-performance engine.

When it comes to the exterior, this SUV has been classically styled with modern flare. Some of the boldest of contours are present, and they'll ride along the vehicles body lines with ease. 

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Lincoln Aviator Performance Features

The Lincoln Aviator is one of the top luxury sport utility vehicles on the roads of La Porte thanks to the excellent performance features included. You can feel confident taking the Aviator on all of your adventures thanks to its blend of efficiency and power.

The Aviator can handle all types of road conditions thanks to the available powertrains and excellent handling. It even handles off-road driving well thanks to the all-wheel drive feature and ability to choose between different driving modes to maximize traction. You can count on a smooth ride with the

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Benefits of Using Car Covers

Car covers offer great protection against things that can damage the exterior of your vehicle. When considering the cost of new vehicles, the cost of car covers is minimal. However, the benefits of using car covers are numerous. Stop at Lincoln of LaPorte to check out our car covers and various other automotive supplies. We’re also available to answer any questions you may have. There are many benefits to using car covers.

• They protect the paint from fading or cracking due to the sun’s damage.
• They protect the vehicle from hail and other weather-related damage.
 

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An Intro to Infotainment Systems

At our last Lincoln of LaPorte team meeting, we wondered what we did before infotainment systems. This now standard feature in most vehicles was high-tech, inaccessible, expensive and only available on upper trims when first introduced in the late 90s. Here's a basic look at today's infotainment systems.

The Basics

An infotainment system is a vehicle's on-board, interactive computer. It usually runs on a QNX, Linux or Android platform. It has its own apps, but it supports Android and iOS apps via Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

 

 

 

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Introducing the Stunning Design of the New Lincoln Nautilus

You owe it to yourself to check out the stunning Lincoln Nautilus. This new luxury crossover features a cornucopia of inventive and luxurious design features that will turn heads all over La Porte.

Exterior and interior lighting are key components of the Nautilus. The available exterior lighting features includes LED technology along with a sequence of lights and a Lincoln welcome mat to invite you into the vehicle. Once inside, you can enjoy the optional ambient light engineered to enhance any mood. 

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Top Lincoln MKZ Performance Features

When it comes to luxury, Lincoln is known for making some of the most comfortable vehicles in its class. However, the popular Lincoln MKZ is also known as one of the top performers in the mid-size luxury segment. Here's a look at two top performance features of the Lincoln MKZ.

The Lincoln MKZ offers one of the most powerful engines in its class. The available twin-turbocharged V-6 engine provides up to 400 horsepower. That's enough to take the Lincoln MKZ from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just 5.2 seconds. 

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Can Really Hot or Cold Temperatures Affect the Battery in Your Car?

There might be a lot that you do not know about your car battery. While you understand that it is necessary to start your engine, you might not realize the forces at play that determine whether or not it works. Lincoln of LaPorte wants you to be aware of just how much extreme temperatures can wreak havoc on your battery's performance.

When it is really cold outside, you might notice that your engine struggles to turn over. This is not because it has trouble waking up. It is often because your battery has to put out many more amps…

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