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Keeping Your Car In Shape Improves Fuel Economy

Rising fuel prices have everyone concerned about fuel efficiency. That is one of the reasons for the popularity of hybrids and electric cars. However, even if you have a hybrid, there are some important things that you need to do to get the best gas mileage from your car.

One of the most important things that you can do is to keep your car serviced and get a tune-up according to the manufacturer’s recommendations. Getting an oil change, changing your air filters, and performing seasonal maintenance helps your car burn fuel more efficiently. All of these little things add…

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Understanding the Difference Between Oversteer and Understeer

The terms oversteer and understeer are associated with the dynamics of a motor vehicle. Specifically, oversteer and understeer refer so the sensitivity of a motor vehicle to its steering.

In very basic terms, understeer is a steering dynamic situation that occurs when a vehicle turns less than what a driver at the wheel commands. On the other hand, oversteer occurs when a vehicle turns more than what a driver commands at the wheel. Both of these situations are the result of specific changes in lateral acceleration and the steering angle of the vehicle in operation.

 

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What Is a Blind-Spot Monitor?

Drivers get into scrapes every day that could be avoided with a blind spot monitor. This active device is changing the way that Marble Falls drivers change lanes. It's all about avoiding trouble.

When a vehicle reaches a point where it disappears from the rearview mirror, it has entered what is traditionally called the driver's blind spot. At that point, the driver may not realize how dangerous it is to change lanes. This is the cause of many side swipes. A blind spot monitor has technology that recognizes when a vehicle has pulled alongside. 

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Don't Stress Over That Leak Any Longer

Seeing liquid dripping from your running vehicle or pulling away from your home and seeing a wet spot in your driveway can be gut-wrenching. Nobody wants to have to deal with a vehicle leak, and most people know that a leak is a sign that something isn’t right. Don’t ignore the problem, but don’t stress over it either. It could be something a simple as a bad gasket. Once you change the gasket, you will be ready to drive around Marble Falls again without worry.

Gaskets are pieces of rubber or metal that create seals around different…
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Keep These Principles in Mind When You Have a Flat Tire

Even though tires are becoming more durable, they are still not perfect. You can encounter a flat tire at the worst possible moment. In the end, you will want to keep these principles in mind when you go to fix that flat tire.

The first thing you will want to do is find a safe place to park the vehicle. You need to have room to safely move around. You certainly do not want to have to worry about oncoming cars that could potentially hit you. Safety is key here.
 

 

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Explore the Lincoln Nautilus at Johnson Sewell Lincoln

There's nothing quite like a Lincoln, and at Johnson Sewell Lincoln, Burnet drivers can get their hands on one of the company's latest models, the Lincoln Nautilus. After replacing the now-departed Lincoln MKX in 2019, the Lincoln Nautilus took the luxury midsize SUV market by storm with its silky-smooth ride, high-level interior, and state-of-the-art infotainment system.

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Auto Finance Terms That You Need To Be Aware Of

If you are in the market for a new or used vehicle, there are many finance terms that you will need to be familiar with. For instance, the term down payment refers to the amount that you will pay at the time of the purchase. In many cases, the trade allowance is considered to be the down payment.

The trade allowance is the amount that a dealer gives you for your current vehicle. Of course, using a trade as a down payment only works if you have positive equity. You have positive equity in your vehicle if its value exceeds…

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Control Pet Hair In Your Vehicle

At our dealership, we feel that it is important to inform you of ways that you can keep your automobile more clean and concise. Driving with a pet is always an adventure; and when it’s time to get out of the car and go inside the house, you may find that your pet has left a mess for you to clean up.

You are left with two options. You can prevent hair from your pet completely, or you can effectively clean up the hair after you have had your fun in the car.

So whether or not you want…
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How to Service a Car Battery

If you are having trouble starting your car, it may be because the battery is not in good condition. The good news is that it is relatively easy to repair or replace this part if necessary. To test the battery, simply bring it to a Johnson Sewell Lincoln service station in Marble Falls, TX.

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