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Go Easy on the Gas

You can't get around the fact that cars need gasoline to drive. What you can do, though, is to remember that there are ways to maximize your fuel economy.

If you observe the speed limit, you’ll likely be optimizing your efficiency. This is because economy goes down pretty drastically once you go above 50 miles per hour. If you have trouble doing this on your own, you can let cruise control do it for you. You can also trim any excess weight to get more out of your vehicle. You can take out heavy cargo from the trunk…

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Fuel System Service

The fuel system of a car can be thought of as the lifeblood of a vehicle. For this reason, it is imperative that we here at Jim Falk Lincoln of Maui provide you with some basics about what to watch out for when diagnosing fuel system issues in your car.

First, if your car frequently appears to jump forward like you have accelerated even when you haven't touched the gas, this may be a sign of irregular fuel flow. Additionally, if a sputtering sound is ever observed from your engine while driving at a high rate of speed for…
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Revel in the Lincoln MKZ's Revel Audio System

While luxury sedans are also incredibly great choices when it comes to its big personality, they also are incredibly affordable and offer multiple additional features that are sure to please the driver. This is why it's not a surprise that the Lincoln MKZ is one of the most popular vehicles in its category. There is plenty to enjoy about this vehicle.

The Revel Audio system that can be a part of your Lincoln MKZ experience could easily provide you with concert-level quality of music right from the comfort of your own vehicle. Enjoy different listening modes and QuantumLogic...

 

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Lincoln Navigator Performance Features

After looking at a number of new vehicles you probably haven't found anything else that comes close to the Lincoln Navigator. Lincoln really put a lot of thought into this vehicle and this year some fabulous updates are making this a front runner in its class. When it comes to performance, the Lincoln Navigator brings plenty of power to the table. You also get great efficiency which isn't something that you would normally find with a vehicle of this size. You get a 3.5-liter, twin-turbocharged engine that is super powerful but still easy to handle.
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The Lincoln MKX: A Crossover That Just Makes Sense

When something that just makes sense comes along, we wonder why no one ever thought of it before. There are a couple of features on the popular crossover, the Lincoln MKX, that make so much sense, you'll wonder what other ridiculously simple designs are just waiting for someone to think of them.

The Rain-Sensing Wipers know when there is moisture on the windshield, and they'll automatically turn on when they sense water, adjusting to the amount of water with five speeds. And if you've ever been in an accident and the seat belt hurt you...

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Technology Features Packed in the All-New Lincoln Continental

The new Lincoln Continental comes with a number of useful technology features. Here are a few in this luxury car.

In an effort to avoid accidents while driving in reverse, the new Lincoln Continental comes standard with a rearview camera. Simply place the vehicle in reverse, and whether in your driveway or mall parking lot, you'll see everything behind you so that you can take corrective measures to avoid an accident.

The new Lincoln Continental comes with adaptive HID headlamps that will make your night driving easier and safer. When driving slowly, the light beam widens to...
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How to Accurately Test Your Car's Battery

All you need to safely and accurately test the car battery strength in your vehicle is a voltmeter, gloves, and safety eye-wear. Put on your glasses and gloves before getting near the car battery. With the car engine off, locate both terminals on the car battery.
  • First, place the voltmeter red cable, positive, to the plus side, positive, on the car battery.
  • Next, place the voltmeter black cable, negative, to the minus side, negative, on battery.
  • Power on the voltmeter once both cables are securely attached to the battery.
  • If the reading is 12.4 or better, the battery is…
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Drive System Options for Normal and Rugged Driving Conditions

When automobiles are designed, automotive engineering teams include key elements that impact performance and efficiency on the road. The main hardware that influences horsepower, speed, and torque interacts with the drive system, and this is why engineers equip certain automotive trims with different drive system components.

If your neighborhood has streets with high curbs, a rear wheel drive vehicle is worth considering. An automobile with this system are tough because rear wheel drive hardware doesn't damage easily when a part smashes against concrete material on the edge of a

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Keeping Safe on Wet Roads

Although not as dangerous as icy road conditions, driving on wet and rainy roads can also pose risks to drivers. The most important thing to remember when driving on wet roads is to leave plenty of room between you and the cars in front of you. It is also recommended to avoid using the cruise control on wet roads as this feature can increase the chances of losing control of the vehicle. 

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Tire Blowout Pressure Strategies for Automobiles

Tire pressure problems can cause a blowout on the road, and this is why you must implement proper procedures to maintain proper pressure levels before and after each road trip. Underinflated tire problems must be resolved quickly because improper inflation causes the most blowouts throughout a variety of driving situations, and the dramatic blowouts typically lead to accidents.

During a tire pressure inspection, you must check the tires that are equipped on your car and the spare tire. 

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