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Floor Mats Are More Than Just a Place to Rest Your Feet

Chances are you haven't given all that much thought to your car's floor mats. They are generally thought of, if they are thought about at all, as a place to simply place your feet while driving or riding in the car. But floor mats are the only thing separating the dirt and debris on your shoes from becoming embedded in your vehicle's carpet.

Factory floor mats generally offer only adequate protection and coverage, they are often not large or durable enough to fully cover your vehicle's interior floor. 

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Why Correct Tire Pressure Matters

Having the correct pressure in your tires is essential your own safety and that of your occupants but also for the life of your tires. Underinflated tires are dangerous for several reasons. Low pressure can cause blowouts as the tire becomes too hot on the road, especially in summer. Underinflation also makes the outer edges work harder and can lead to uneven wear. Overinflation will lead to uneven weight distribution in your vehicle

Correct tire pressure is specific to your vehicle, not to the tire installed. Always refer to the manufacturer's recommendation for pressure when filling...

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Distinctive Driving Performance for Distinguished Drivers

When you think about performance, do images of revving engines and squealing tires fill your head? While internal components, such as powertrain and transmission system, form the foundation of performance, it’s not the only features responsible for accelerating your driving experience into the fast lane.

The Lincoln MKZ Hybrid intertwines the thrill of high-performing sports cars with the unparalleled sophistication of a midsize luxury vehicle. However, the 2.0-Liter Atkinson Cycle I-4 Hybrid powertrain and CVT transmission aren’t solely responsible for its extreme...

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Signs Your Brake Pedal Needs Repair

The fortunate thing about your brakes is that they tend to give you a heads up when something is wrong. You might notice there are some odd sounds occurring when you press your brake pedal. There could even be smoke or liquid coming from your brakes when you press them down. 

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Tips for Safely Testing Your Car's Battery Charge

The charging power of your battery declines over time and is also impacted by weather extremes in summer and winter. Our service technicians at Fox Ford Lincoln in Chicago, IL want you to practice the following safety tips when testing your car's battery to determine its ability to hold a charge.

Wear proper eye protection and gloves, making sure the engine is cold and stopped and no other electrical systems are operating. 

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Chicago-Area Drivers Wanting Luxury and Sophistication Can Look to Lincoln

When looking for a vehicle that sets the standard for luxury and performance, drivers know to look to Lincoln for the functionality and features they want. At Fox Ford Lincoln, we provide a wide range of luxury Lincoln models for Chicago area drivers wanting an elevated, sophisticated driving experience in our city streets.

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Winter Traction Got You Down? Grab One of These Solutions

No need to sit there and spin your wheels, you might not be able to get the traction you need. Winter weather can get a grip on your tires and put your plans at a standstill. When this happens, what do you do? Sand, kitty litter or salt? Which one will you pick?

So, let's look at each of these. Sand will provide traction but, it won't melt the ice. Kitty litter can give you traction but, it works best under already wet conditions. After it gets wet, it will turn slippery. Salt will melt the ice and…

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What Drives the Horsepower in Your Vehicle?

Some may not be aware of the brainchild behind the famed unit of measurement known as “horsepower.” Over 200 years ago, a Scottish inventor named James Watt sought a better way to scale the power that steam engines could produce. Using his knowledge of physics, he based his engine’s energy output on horses, which were commonly used as a method of transportation during that time.

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