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Previewing the 2022 Lincoln Aviator

2022 Lincoln Aviator Exterior  

The 2022 Lincoln Aviator is a fairly new luxury SUV that returned in 2020 after disappearing for several years. For the 2022 model year, the Aviator does not see many changes, as it is still fairly fresh in appearance and amenities. The Aviator also has premium qualities to start with, including a well-equipped cabin with several tech features and safety aids. The Lincoln Aviator also has a plush and quiet cabin, and its exterior dazzles with high-end finishes.

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Which Lincoln Vehicles Are Hybrids

Lincoln Hybrids  

Lincoln has three hybrid models: the Aviator Grand Touring, the Aviator Black Label Grand Touring, and the Corsair Grand Touring. All three hybrid vehicles belong to the general Grand Touring family. They share some common features, including getting up to nearly 500 HP in power output using a combined mechanical system with a gasoline engine and an electric motor. Each vehicle in the series has some slightly different amenities to set it apart from its peers, too.

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Does Your Suspension Need Service?

There are many signs that the suspension on your car is worn out and needs to be looked at by a mechanic. If your car is bouncing around on roads or bottoming out when you drive over bumps, you might want to get it looked at by the mechanics at Grapevine Lincoln.

Worn out suspension can also affect the steering, and you might find yourself fighting your car to keep it moving in a straight line. Ball joints, tie-rod ends, and bushing can all get worn out over time and require replacement. 

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How Your Underinflated Tires Are Costing You Money

When the tires on your car do not have enough air, they can create a rougher ride while you are driving. However, your underinflated tires can also cost you money.

When your tires are underinflated, the edges of the sidewalls come into contact with the pavement. Since there is no tread on the sidewalls, these areas wear down more quickly, requiring you to buy tires more often.

However, replacing worn out tires is not the only extra expense underinflation causes. When your tires do not have enough air, they drag on the road. This dragging makes your engine work harder…

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Is Your Car Experiencing a Leak? Here's What You Need to Know

Leaky cars aren't something any car owner wants to think about. Unfortunately for many adults, they're a reality. If you've been noticing strange symptoms when you drive, it's possible that your car has an exhaust leak you need to have fixed.

Make sure you pay attention to vibrations in your steering wheel, for example. Coupled with a popping or hissing sound in your engine, this could indicate you have a serious exhaust leak that needs to be repaired by a professional mechanic.  

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5 Items You Need in the Roadside Emergency Kits

If there's one thing true about life in the Grapevine area, it's that the unexpected can happen at any moment. Our Lincoln service professionals recommend that you always travel with a roadside emergency kit to stay ready for any mishap. These are five items you should have packed inside your roadside emergency kit.

  1. Tire fix-a-flat could make all the difference in getting the tire off the rim high enough so you can safely move your vehicle.
  2. A gallon of engine coolant is ideal for refilling the radiator of the motor overheats. 
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When Should You Rotate Your Tires?

Rotating your tires is highly important. That is why our team here at Grapevine Lincoln want to ensure that you know the basics. Your tires need to be rotated frequently because they tend to wear in an uneven manner. This can be a result of either the way you drive or the type of vehicle you have. For instance, an AWD vehicle will have very different tire wear than a RWD vehicle.

Many auto service professionals agree that in order to get the most out of your tires, you should have them rotated every five to six thousand miles. 

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What is a Tire Pressure Monitoring System?

Before 2008, the idea of a tire pressure monitoring system seemed an unimportant addition to an increasingly complex system of lights and sensors in cars. Accidents due to low tire pressure became a prevalent issue when records showed growing incidents of car accidents. New regulations required manufacturers to include a tire pressure monitoring system in all new vehicles beginning in 2008. 

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