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Charge and Drive With the Lincoln Navigator

With the connections that are possible with the use of mobile devices, people still need to drive around. The only thing that people have to worry about is making sure that their phone is charged when they are on the road. Fortunately, the Lincoln Navigator has a lot of features for when you are in a jam with your phone.

For people who happen to find themselves in a situation where their phones are low, there is the wireless charging and power ports feature in the Lincoln Navigator so that you will be able to charge your phone without wires…

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Simple Strategies For Protecting Your Car From Salt Corrosion

Salt has been the preferred de-icing agent for many municipalities since the 1930s. This is due in large part to its affordable cost, its ease of application, and its ease of storage. Sadly, however, although salt is incredibly effective at creating safe, passable roads during times of cold and inclement weather, it can also be very detrimental to vehicles. At O.C. Welch Lincoln, we want to help locals avoid the ravages of salt corrosion.

Know Which Areas Of Your Car Are Most Vulnerable To Salt Damage

Certain areas of your car are more vulnerable to salt corrosion than others…

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The Lincoln Continental is a Different Kind of Automobile

Is there anything that a luxury car cannot do? If you were the owner of a Lincoln Continental, you would have a hard time finding out the answer. In the end, it truly feels like this lavish ride has unlimited potential to overcome any barrier. Magnificent performance is at its core, and the amazing specs keep getting better with age.

Vigorous power is enshrined by the availability of a twin-turbocharged 3.0L V6 engine. This beast of a machine ushers 400 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. Intelligent All-Wheel Drive bolsters the phenomenal strength of this top-level upgrade. 

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Winter Driving Tips for Safety

If you've ever driven on a wintry road before, then you know what a challenge it can be. If you're dealing with snow, ice and sleet, the roads can quickly become very slipper and unsafe to navigate. If you have the option to stay indoors during bad weather, then this is the safest decision to make. If you have to get somewhere, some winter driving tips can help keep you and others safe.

Have routine maintenance performed on your vehicle before the winter arrives. Winter can be hard on your vehicle. Keep an eye on the condition of…

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Floor Coverings Matter: Comparing Carpet and All-Weather Floor Mats

Though you probably don't think about them very often, your floor mats serve a very important purpose: to provide a barrier between your dirty shoes and your vehicle's carpet. To help you choose the best floor mats for your vehicle, then, we at O.C. Welch Lincoln offer this handy guide.

All-weather floor mats provide a durable and easy-to-clean option that work great in areas with frequent inclement weather. In most cases, though, these floor mats only come in a few colors, meaning it may be difficult to match them perfectly to your vehicle's interior. Carpet floor…

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Fuel Economy Tips To Help You Recognize Tremendous Savings At The Pump

Fuel economy is a key concern for many Hardeeville drivers. Even before considering fast-rising gas prices, many people are already spending veritable fortunes at the pump. At O.C. Welch Lincoln, we're delighted to share a few foolproof strategies for reducing your spending in this area.

Keep Your Car Well-Maintained

A well-maintained car will always get better gas mileage than will one that's been left in a state of neglect. Adhering to a regular tune-up schedule might feel like a chore, but it will help you keep more of your hard-won cash in your pocket in the long…
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What To Know About Winter Vehicle Safety Kits

We here at O.C. Welch Lincoln are dedicated to assisting vehicle owners with winter driving safety measures. Our team in Hardeeville wants to be sure drivers are aware of not only how to handle icy and snowy road conditions, but also what to include in a seasonally appropriate vehicle kit.

Having a winter safety kit in the vehicle provides peace of mind, and may prove essential during wintry weather. In addition to standard year-round vehicle kit items such as drinking water, first aid kits, flashlights and cell phone chargers...

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Oversteer vs Understeer - What's the Difference?

At O.C. Welch Lincoln, we want to help you keep your vehicle running smoothly so that you can drive with ease around Hardeeville. Oversteer and understeer are two common terms that relate to your vehicle's driving dynamics. Read on to learn the difference between oversteer and understeer.

Understeer occurs if the car turns less than you command when you're steering, and oversteer happens when the vehicle turns more than you command. If you have a vehicle with rear-wheel drive, oversteer is more likely to occur. Understeer is more commonly seen in vehicles with front-wheel drive. 

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Calm Reactions and Planning can Mitigate Car Crash Effects

Here at O.C. Welch Lincoln, we take time to do our utmost to help our customers to stay safer. One important safety consideration is what to do after a car crash occurs. While unfortunate, some portion of the driving population will at some point be involved in car crashes, and to mitigate the effects of these events it is key to plan ahead and to stay calm. Having such a plan and following some simple post-crash steps can promote safety and prevent further damage.

Vehicle operators who are involved in car crashes should first assess themselves, their passengers, and…
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Signs Your Gaskets Need to be Replaced

Your car has many fluids and gases throughout its systems. Gaskets form a tight seal where two pieces come together. This prevents your fluids from leaking out. If your gaskets are bad, fluids like oil, brake fluid and coolant can leak out and cause problems.

Gaskets wear out and it is a good idea to have them inspected on a regular basis. Some signs that you might have a bad gasket are:
  • White smoke coming from the exhaust
  • Puddles of fluid when the car is parked
  • Engine overheating
  • Burning smells when the car is driven
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