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Do I Really Need to Wash My Car? It's a Matter of Performance and Safety

There is no doubt that dead bugs on a windshield are unsightly. Did you know, however, that those same insect carcasses can damage your paint job over time if they’re not removed in a timely manner? The longer a dead mayfly is left on your car, the more difficult it becomes to remove it without also stripping off the finish and paint. Chips in your paint take away from the overall look of your…

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What Causes Battery Corrosion?

Our new Ford Chevrolet models are state-of-the-art machines, offering thousands of miles and years of driving enjoyment. However, with great power comes great responsibility, and car owners have the responsibility of learning about the many working parts under the hood. The Lynch Ford Chevrolet Service Team is here to help you stay informed about your vehicle, and one of the more common questions we hear about is battery corrosion.

Car batteries aren’t meant to…

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Ask a Technician: Should I Warm My Car Up before Driving in Winter Weather?

The daily morning car-warming ritual is carried out faithfully in most parts of the country from late November to early March. But is it necessary? The answer is: it depends on your needs.

The purpose of warming up your car. The main reason drivers start their car and let it idle is to warm it…

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Don't Let Cold Weather Air Crush Your Car Battery

The staff at Lynch Ford Chevrolet doesn’t just sell and service cars—we also drive them every day just like you, so we know that a dead car battery is never convenient, especially when it strands you out in the elements. Even though the hot summer months put the most demand on your car’s battery, cold winter conditions are more likely to expose an already weak battery.

How do batteries work?

Most consumer…

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Quick Lane and Service Drives

 

On Friday, October 19th and Saturday, October 20th the entrance to our Quick Lane and Service drive will be closed due to resurfacing the floor. Our Quick Lane and Service Departments will be open during this time and we ask for customers to enter the dealership through the showroom doors. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your patience.


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A Closer Look at the Four Most Common Dashboard Warning Lights

 

If you've never seen one of your dashboard warning lights come on before, you may find yourself a little apprehensive as to what it means. First, don’t panic. While they can be serious, they primarily function like a general alarm, letting you know that the computer that monitors your vehicle has determined that some component may not be working properly.

Here are the four most common lights and what they mean:

Check Engine…

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Don't Let Cold Weather Air Crush Your Car Battery

The staff at Lynch Ford Chevrolet doesn’t just sell and service cars—we also drive them every day just like you, so we know that a dead car battery is never convenient, especially when it strands you out in the elements. Even though the hot summer months put the most demand on your car’s battery, cold winter conditions are more likely to expose an already weak battery.

How do batteries work?

Most consumer…

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Women's Car Care Clinic

Lynch Ford Chevrolet will be hosting its Fall session Women's Car Care Clinic on Tuesday, October 16th from 6:30-8:30 p.m. We would like to take this opportunity to invite you to this special evening at our dealership. The Clinic will cover some of the basics of vehicle maintenance and there will be an Iowa State Trooper to discuss road…

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