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Winter Wiper Blades Are a Terrific Idea

Lack of visibility behind the wheel can make drivers feel out of control and nervous. That's the last thing you need. Visibility matters can be particularly difficult in the wintertime when road conditions aren't exactly optimal. If you want to expertly solve all kinds of winter visibility woes, however, you have a terrific option right in front of you. That option is to go for winter wiper blades.

Wiper blades that are designed solely for winter use can enhance your visibility in a big way. Winter wiper blades can eliminate issues with windshield streaks. Windshield...
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The Double Duty of Your Windshield Washer Fluid

Most people realize the value of having enough windshield washer fluid in the reservoir, because they have been driving in a bad storm where the windshield was getting pelted very hard with water, snow, and mud.

Your windshield washer fluid has another function that is just as vital. It acts as a lubricant for the wipers as they move across the glass of the windshield. If there is no fluid, the wipers have a more difficult time moving as they should, and over time it can cause a hardship on the motors that drive the wipers.

Consequently, it is important…
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Be Over Prepared for Holiday Travel

When traveling during the holiday season, there can be plenty of things to remember. We here at Wickstrom Ford Lincoln want to remind you not to forget one of the most important things which are your car. Make sure that your car is ready for the trip by getting your oil changed and getting it tuned up. Be sure to also do a quick pre-check before you head out to make sure that all of the fluids are topped up and that your tires look good.

You should also have a fully stocked emergency and first aid kit in your…
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Schedule a routine oil change today

Oil changes don't seem like much and often go ignored until a problem occurs. What most people don't understand is the importance of oil changes on your car. Oil keeps the moving parts in your car going. It acts as a lubricant to these parts so that they continually work as they are designed to. But over time oil begins to break down and become thicker. As it becomes thicker, it doesn't do what it is intended to do.

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Oil changes are recommended every 3,000-5,000 miles or depending on how much you drive. It is…

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Stinky Car? De-Smell Your Cabin with These Five Methods

Whether you have a mysterious smell in your car that can't be explained or you know exactly where that bad smell came from, we can all agree that it needs to be dealt with as soon as possible! Nobody likes having a bad smell in their vehicle, so take a look at our five methods below to learn how to easily make that stench a thing of the past. From all of us here at Wickstrom Ford Lincoln, we hope you have a great weekend and a good-smelling ride every time.

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