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TPMS and You

All drivers in Helena, Montana are familiar with the various dash lights that sometimes seem to light up for no reason. The most infamous of these is the ambiguous "check/service engine soon" light, which even most mechanics can rarely reliably explain. However, one light you should never ignore is your TPMS light.

What’s TPMS? TPMS, or tire pressure monitoring system, is a set of sensors required on all vehicles after 2007, though many older vehicles have had them added as well. 

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Top Reasons Your Engine May be Overheating

An engine that is overheating can be serious trouble for a Helena, MT motorist. See if you can identify one or more of the causes the engine may be experiencing trouble.

Leaking radiator hoses are a common cause of engine issues and can be fixed by having the hoses replaced. It could be something as simple as the clamps giving way or the rubber in the hoses may have failed, allowing the engine coolant to spill on to the road. 

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Why You Should Be Paying Closer Attention To Tire Rotations

Depending on the drivetrain of your vehicle, your car tires wear very differently from one another. That is why our team here at Helena Motors wants to be sure you know all about tire rotations and how often they should be performed.

First, tire rotations are designed to get the maximum useful life out of all four tires. This saves you the consumer a great deal of money throughout the life of your car. The best place to look for the way in which your tires should be rotated is your owner's manual. 

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Periodically Check Your Windshield Fluid For An Adequate Supply

Your windshield fluid is an important part of the overall safety of the operation of your vehicle. It is vital that you have an adequate supply at all times and to keep it full in the reservoir as much as possible.

Your windshield fluid not only needs to be spread out over the entire area of your windshield, but it also needs to be of enough quantity to be able to lubricate the movement of your wipers over the glass. So it really serves two purposes by the cleaning of the glass as well as the lubrication of the wipers…
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Choosing the Right Tires for Your Vehicle

There are several things to consider when looking to buy new tires. It is a good thing to ask yourself the right questions so that you can find the right answers. With the service team at Helena Lincoln behind you, it's simpler than ever to settle on the right set to suit your needs.

  1. When should I replace my tires? Your tires directly impact driving safety. The depth of their tread and their age are two important factors. The shallower the tread, the harder it is to stop...
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Seasonal Car Maintenance Tips for Helena Drivers

The service staff here at Helena Lincoln is passionate about ensuring that our clients are having fun with their vehicles. Therefore, we have come up with these simple tips on how to do some check-up on the car from season to season. We're certain that keeping this advice in mind will keep your vehicle running smoothly for the long-term future, no matter what season it is:

During gray and wet days:

  • Make sure the headlights are fixed, and the bulbs replaced.
  • Using a penny, check the depth of the tire treads.

During the cold days:

  • Always ensure the battery…
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Lincoln Service Department Serving Helena, MT

If you are looking for automotive repair in Helena, MT, Helena Ford Lincoln maintains a well-trained auto service and repair department. Our skilled professionals perform auto repair and car service maintenance to all new and used car models in the Helena MT community. So if you need a reliable place to bring your new or pre-owned Lincoln MKC, Lincoln MKX, Lincoln MKZ or Lincoln Navigator, you’ve come to the right place!

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