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What Do You Do If You're in a Car Accident?

It's important for drivers to know just what to do if they get into a vehicle accident. So, in order to make sure you are prepared, today we're going to go over the things that you need to do if you get into a car accident. 

Accident Checklist

  • Self-assess for any injuries to yourself or passengers
  • Move the vehicle to the side of the road if possible, and/or make sure to get to safety
  • Call the police. If the police cannot come to you, you may fill out an accident report at the police station
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What Are Motor Oil Viscosity Ratings?

You might be aware that motor oils are labeled with designations like 5W-30 and 10W-40. If you've been wondering what this means, you're not alone. Many of the customers at Bob-Boyd Lincoln, Inc. are unaware of what these numbers are letters are for, so here's a quick guide.

These designations indicate the viscosity of motor oil. Viscosity describes how thick or thin a liquid is. Thin oils can move around easily and can do a good job of helping engines start quickly when it's cold. Thick oils are strong and durable, and they are ideal for…

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What is Synthetic Oil?

When it’s time to change the oil on your vehicle, do you know what type of oil your vehicle needs? All motor oils are not created equal. There is quite a difference between conventional motor oil and synthetic motor oil. Although we hear more about synthetic motor oil today, it’s actually been around for many years. Our team at Bob-Boyd Lincoln, Inc. can answer any questions you may have on motor oil and why your vehicle may need synthetic oil.

What is Synthetic Oil?

Synthetic oil is a type of man-made motor oil used on various types and…

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Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement

Windshield wipers are a necessity. They are even more important if you live in an area where it frequently rains. Debris, rain water and temperature changes are some of the things that can ruin your windshield wipers. If your windshield wipers are bent, then you will need to get a new set of them. That is why you will need to inspect your windshield wipers on a regular basis.

Your windshield wipers may also make a lot of noise if they are in need of replacement. This is a sign that windshield wipers are worn out. 

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Take Charge of Your Maintenance with Lincoln Priority Service

Looking for a chance to invigorate your drives with peace of mind? Take command of your routine maintenance schedule with our Lincoln Priority Service opportunities. This program is great for our local Lincoln drives who want to keep their service appointments regular without the hassle of delineating what needs to be looked at—with a luxury twist.

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The Basics of Recalls

It might sound crazy, but receiving a recall is actually a great thing. It means that something less-than-safe has come to the attention of your vehicle manufacturer or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Catching these things in time keeps all of us safer on the road and in our garages. Here are the basics of recalls from our Bob-Boyd Lincoln, Inc. team to you and yours.

National Safety Standards

Your vehicle, motor vehicle equipment, car seats and tires must meet United States Code for Motor Vehicle Safety standards. 

 

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Fuel System Service: Basic but Vital

Fuel system service is a must for your car. It keeps your vehicle functioning at optimal levels. It also prolongs the overall life of your vehicle and its fuel system components. Here's a brief intro to fuel system service from the seasoned techs on our Bob-Boyd Lincoln, Inc. service department team.

What is Fuel System Service?

Fuel system service cleans, unclogs and replaces the components of your vehicle's fuel system. Depending on the miles you log, how you drive and your daily driving conditions, your car may need fuel 

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Gaskets: Safety Seals in Your Vehicle

At Bob-Boyd Lincoln, Inc., we know that not everyone is familiar with the different parts of their vehicle, but we think it's important to understand some of the basics. You have probably heard of gaskets even if you don't know what they are or what they do.

Gaskets are small and simple parts, but they are vitally important to your vehicle's functioning. They seal off parts of your vehicle to keep fluid in and debris out when you are driving in Columbus. They also help with pressure maintenance.

Some of the most important gaskets are part of…

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What It Means When Your Tire Pressure Light Comes On

When the tire pressure light on your dashboard is illuminated, what should you do? If the light is there on a cold morning in Columbus and turns off later in the day, it probably means that due to the cold air, the pressure was lower, but it normalized as it warmed up.

At Bob-Boyd Lincoln, Inc., we still suggest that you use a gauge to check your tire pressure just to be on the safe side. It is also important to use a tool to do this check because the lack of pressure might not be apparent just by looking…

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Transmission Overhaul or Remanufactured: What's the Difference

We know all about cars at Bob-Boyd Lincoln, Inc., and we understand that vehicles sometimes breakdown. It can be incredibly daunting when your transmission fails. Transmission failures are incredibly scary because they can be costly to repair. It's essential to educate yourself on the different types of transmission repairs and which one is best for you. Here are two types of transmission repairs to help you make an informed decision.

Overhaul
A Transmission overhaul involves keeping your old transmission and having the damaged and worn parts replaced with new parts. 
 

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