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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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Summer Time is the Right Time for Tire Service

We do most of our driving in the summer time. The sun is out later, so we stay out later. Plus, there’s more events out in the community, more shuttling the kids back and forth to sports events, and don’t forget about those memorable summer road trips. With all of this driving, it’s more important than ever to make sure your car stays in shape. Some of the first vehicle vitals that…

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Ask a Technician: Does Expensive Equal Better When It Comes to Tires?

 

A. Tires are a bit like steaks. The more expensive ones are usually better. But you don’t have to get the top of the line to get a good, long-lasting tire for your car.

Tires are one of the most important parts of your car. As the commercial says, you’ve got a lot riding on them. Making a smart tire purchase starts with understanding what all those numbers on the sidewalls mean. Happily…

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Is Your Vehicle's Air-Conditioning System Ready for Hot Weather?

Be prepared so you can stay cool when it's hot

 

It pays to be prepared. When it comes to the hot summer weather, you want to be sure that your air-conditioning system isn’t going to let you down. If you want to make sure that you keep your cool this summer, run through this handy checklist from Lynch Ford Chevrolet to help you prepare your vehicle’s air conditioning for hot weather.

Timing…

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Pollen Prevention Practices To Protect Your Prized Possession

 

Plants need pollen to survive; it’s their only means of reproduction. But for us humans, pollen can be a real nuisance, especially for our cars. At Lynch Ford Chevrolet, our service department can help you prepare your vehicle for pollen season with two simple steps.

Wax Coat

Pollen spreads mostly through the air and sticks to objects with tiny spikes, and you’ve probably seen the way it sticks to…

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