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Here's How to Protect Your Car Against Salt Corrosion

Here at Mike Raisor Lincoln we know how winter driving brings its own challenges. One of these is protecting your car from the effects of road salt. The salt that is used to prevent a build-up of snow and ice on roadways can create problems for the finish and undercarriage of your car. Here's how to keep salt corrosion at bay.

In the winter months it helps to wash your car regularly. You should give it a good wash at least every ten days. You can also apply a protectant like wax to keep salt from building up. These…

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How About Winter Care Tips for Cars?

Responsible owners know they have to take care of their cars. They also realize being alert during the winter is another car care priority. The winter creates both performance and maintenance hassles. Thankfully, some steps for winter season car care are easy ones.

Batteries don’t work at peak performance during the winter, so you need to have them volt tested. Who wants to deal with a dead battery? And you definitely don’t want the engine block to crack, which can happen if there’s too little coolant. Aged coolant isn’t helpful, either. Flush and replace it with…

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Prepare for Wintertime with a Car Winter Survival Kit

As cold weather arrives, the time is now to winterize your car, including getting a comprehensive car winter survival kit. There are a number of specific items that you need to include in your winter car survival kit.

The package for winter survival you in your automobile needs to include extra warm clothing in the event of an emergency. You also need to include blankets. The winter survival kit should have drinking water and nonperishable snacks. You will need to put a high-power flashlight and jumper cables in the kit a well. Your kit should have a shovel, ice scraper…

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Too Hot Or Too Cold? Car Batteries Are Impacted Either Way

You cannot allow car batteries to become exposed to temperatures that are either too hot or too cold if you don't want to risk them becoming damaged. They can literally become useless to you if you leave them in conditions that expose them to this risk.

Batteries that are too hot get corroded from the inside. The chemicals get overheated and start to lose their effectiveness. It is even possible for chemicals to leak out or even for a battery to explode if the circumstances are just right.

 

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Not Being Caught By Surprise With Your Fuel Pump

One thing that is important for drivers to know is that some problems are going to have different signs. Often times, you can find your vehicle having major issues that seem sudden because you were looking for a certain sign and ignoring other signs. The truth is that signs may vary according to the nature of the issue.

If you are not experiencing any obvious signs or are experiencing signs that you are not certain of, then one thing you can do is look at the fuel pressure gauge. You can do this by having someone rev the car and…

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