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Salt on the Road Could be Dangerous for the Value of Your Car

Salt on the road is meant to help drivers stay safe while they are out on the road. The concept is that the salt will melt any ice that may come as a result of snow. This is great for keeping people safe, but it also means the potential for salt corrosion.

Make sure you avoid large puddles of standing water on the roads when driving on roads that have been salted. These puddles are where a lot of that salt tends to gather. It can splash up on your vehicle quite easily if you are not careful, and this…

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What Kind of Headlights are on the Road Today?

Unless you have an original antique vehicle which you use to move around town, you do not have any form of the original acetylene or oil headlights used way back when. The headlights that you use on your modern vehicle is dubbed as either "standard," "halogen," or "light emitting diodes" (LED).

At Southgate Lincoln, we carry all the components for every one of these headlights. The standard headlight, a sealed-beam unit that uses a filament engulfed in a nitrogen-argon gas came standard on all vehicles until 1960.  

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Buyers with Great Credit Scores Get the Best Deals

If you've ever financed a vehicle before, you know how important your credit score is. Southgate Lincoln wants you to get the best deal possible, so we've done our research, and we're here to tell you how to maximize your potential credit score.

The most important aspect of building your credit is paying your bills on time every month. 

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Installing a Child Safety Seat

There are excellent child restraint seats on the market, but if they are installed incorrectly, they can do more harm than good. Be sure to use the correct seat for your child's age and weight.

Federal guidelines direct specific restraint systems for children. Infants and children up to three years of age need an appropriate rear-facing seat. 

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Smooth Riding in the 2018 Lincoln Navigator

Whether you're driving through Southgate streets or exploring off-road paths, you're going to need a vehicle that can adapt to your surroundings. The 2018 Lincoln Navigator is a popular SUV that's available with many advanced performance features.

You can get the Navigator with an adaptive suspension system. 

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Lincoln MKC: Bold and Beautiful

The all-new Lincoln MKC is a classic mix of modern features and design elements with classic lines and styling cues. Lincoln has been a leader in the implementation of Avant-Garde continuously producing products that are both timeless and ahead of their time. The all-new MKC is no exception.

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Consider the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid and Its Performance Features

If you are looking for a luxury car and you are trying to find a vehicle that is popular, consider the MKZ Hybrid from Lincoln. This mid-size car is one that is not only popular, but it offers great performance features.

The MKZ Hybrid features a special kind of cruise control that can help you stay safe on the road. 

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The Lincoln MKZ: Technology You Can Experience

Do you love high-tech features on a popular midsize luxury sedan? Why not take a look at the Lincoln MKZ and its fantastic technology features? It has features that will keep you safe while also giving you a superior experience.

The lane-keeping system is designed to keep you safe even when you stray from safe driving practices.

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9 Easy Steps to Changing a Flat Tire

Knowing how to change a flat tire is important for saving time and money. You don't want to be delayed when you have a meeting, a special event, or you need to be at work on time. At Southgate Lincoln, we care about our customers, so whether you want to change a tire on your own or let us handle it, we're here to help. To change a flat tire, you must:

  1. Park in a safe place if possible where your car is on level ground and not on grass or dirt.
  2. Turn off the car, engage the…
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How to Identify Exhaust System Problems

We here at Southgate Lincoln know that needing service for your vehicle is never a convenient situation. Because of this, we try to make sure that your vehicle is always working correctly by way of routine maintenance and inspections. When it comes to your exhaust, we take a look at this system during a routine visit. In between appointments, you might notice that there is an issue going on with your exhaust because you will notice:

  • A vibrating gas pedal
  • A leak from your exhaust pipe 
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