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Technology Behind Auto-Dimming Mirrors

Auto-dimming mirrors have been around for some time, and they are a great feature to have when the driver behind you forgets to dim their lights. The blinding glare reduces your ability to see the road in front of you, and this can be dangerous. Even though they seem simple, there is some advanced technology behind this feature.

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The Proper Way to Install a Child Safety Seat

A child safety seat is an incredibly important addition to any vehicle. Children from birth until around the age of 10, will require some form of a seat in order to keep them safe. There are infant carrier seats, five-point convertible seats, and booster seats. 

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Tips to Help You With a Roadside Emergency

If you find yourself stalled and stuck on the side of the road, make sure that you don't panic. We here at Hixson Lincoln of Leesville understand that this can be a stressful situation. You probably are running late to get somewhere, or you might be in a location that you are unsure of. If you've purchased a vehicle within the past couple of years, you might have roadside assistance from the manufacturer or dealership. This will provide you with assistance in a short amount of time. Here are some other tips: 

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Get Ready for the Back-to-School Season With Some Simple Car Care Tips

Are you getting ready for the chaos of back-to-school season, or are you getting ready to send an older child to college? No matter what the case may be, going back to school is the right time to make sure your car is ready for the year ahead. With these simple tips, the whole process becomes much easier.

Perform Basic Maintenance Tasks

Before heading back to class, be sure to get your tires rotated, get your oil changed, and perform other basic upkeep on your vehicle. Check your important fluids and top them off if required. 

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What You Need to Know About Cabin and Engine Air Filters

Your local mechanic or dealership has just told you that you need your air filter replaced, but you're not sure what that really means. Many drivers aren't exactly aware of the function of their cabin and engine air filters. That is why we have decided to break it down for you.

Your air filter is an essential part of your car. This filter captures dust, pollen, mold, and other particles that you don't want to breathe when you are driving around. Not to mention, some of these toxins are also not very good for your car's…

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Knowing How to Spot a Leaking Exhaust

One of the most frustrating things about driving a vehicle is springing a leak. Among the things that are going to leak from your vehicle is the exhaust. Another frustrating thing is that you are not going to catch a leak right away. Fortunately, you could find the signs if you know what to look for.

In the case of a leaking exhaust, you engine is going to be making certain noises while it is running. The type of noises you are going to hear from the engine is either popping or hissing noises. You may also see some kind…

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New Lincoln Nautilus: Sophisticated Crossover SUV

The new Lincoln Nautilus is a luxurious crossover SUV that's powered by a 2.7 L engine block with twin turbochargers. This compact family vehicle offers a peak output of 335 hp and 380 lb.-ft. of torque. Such parameters are achieved only with fuel that has a 93 octane rating.

When equipped with front-wheel drive, the Nautilus has an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 25 MPG on the highway and 18 MPG in the city. You can ask Hixson Lincoln of Leesville for a model that rolls on an all-wheel drive system.  

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Introducing the Lincoln MKZ Black Label Design

Anyone who wants to drive the new Lincoln MKZ has the chance to take advantage of the new design features included in the Lincoln Black Label. When you visit Hixson Lincoln of Leesville, you have the opportunity to see the new design features for yourself. The best part, however, is that you get to customize your design with the exclusive Black Label.

From upgraded high-end materials throughout the interior to upgraded service, the new features in the Black Label design are nothing short of high-end.  

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Weighing the Differences Between Summer Tires and All-Season Tires

Shopping for a new set of tires for your vehicle can be a harder process than you think. Vehicles don't have one set of tires to select from. There are many different brands, as well as many different types. Two of the most popular tire types are all-season and summer versions.

The summer tire is typically used as an attractive option that can be used for the warmer weather months. You definitely won't be exceptionally safe when the snow starts to fly. This type of tire usually requires you to have a separate set to change over to…

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Apple CarPlay is the Co-Pilot You Control With Your Word and Other Options

Even seasoned drivers will admit that there are times when they might need help driving a vehicle. Fortunately, this help is available in the form of Apple CarPlay. It has a lot of features that work together in making almost like a co-pilot that is very cooperative with you.

One of the features that make the Apple CarPlay technology a great companion for you on the road is the set of maps and other forms of information that you can choose from. This will help you plan your trip and make sure you get to where you need to be…

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