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The Importance of Having Your Car's Air Filters Changed

It is important to keep your vehicle in good shape to extend its life. At Koons Lincoln Silver Spring, in Silver Spring, MD, our service technicians can help you achieve this goal with routine maintenance services that include changing your air filters. You can learn more about the importance of changing your vehicle's filters below.

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Pay Attention to Your Car's Belts & Hoses

We value your happiness with your automobile. To stay happy with your car, keep up with its maintenance, which includes belts and hoses. Let's discuss those.

Typically, cars include timing belts. These help crankshafts synchronize with camshafts for optimal engine timing.

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The Towing Capabilities of the 2018 Lincoln Navigator

You can haul a heavy boat, camper, or trailer full of cargo with confidence in the 2018 Lincoln Navigator. This solid SUV is built to make towing a breeze.

The towing power of the Lincoln Navigator starts under the hood. It uses an impressive engine that's more than capable of handling your cargo needs. The twin-turbocharged engine delivers up to 450 horsepower and 510 pound-foot of torque. You can also get your Lincoln Navigator equipped with a specific driving mode that's catered to towing jobs. The tow-haul mode adjusts the performance of the engine to get you to…

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Superb Audio and Parking Assistance Define Luxury of Lincoln MKZ

The Lincoln MKZ will fulfill your desire for a midsize luxury sedan. Two of the many reasons that make this car popular are its carefully engineering Revel® audio system and advanced Park Assist technology.

The QuantumLogic® Surround Sound technology satisfies music lovers and finicky audiophiles. The manufacturer took great care in positioning the speakers and tweeters to produce a refined audio experience for the driver and passengers. A choice of listening modes lets you select the precise settings to enjoy different types of content. With Active Park Assist, you get to take...

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Defensive Driving Technology in the Lincoln MKX

The Lincoln MKX is a sophisticated crossover Sport Utility Vehicle that is available with premium safety technology. The base trim of this luxurious model costs just more than $39,000.

When equipped with the Blind Spot Information System, the Lincoln MKX is at a low risk of crashing into other vehicles in adjacent lanes. This advanced technology uses radar sensors to detect other cars that are up to 15 yards away. The Cross-Traffic Alert works well with the BLIS when you try to change lanes. Thanks to the Enhanced Active Park Assist, you will probably 

 

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If You Decided On A Crossover, Then The 2019 Lincoln MKC May Be Right For You

Making the decision to choose a crossover SUV as your next vehicle makes sense in a number of ways. Crossover SUVs are a natural blend of an SUV and sedan providing drivers with benefits found in both. The 2019 Lincoln MKC looks to stand out among the competition with an impressive set of design features.

There was great thought put into the design of the 2019 Lincoln MKC. The result of this includes an approach detection feature. Once you get within eight feet of the vehicle with your key fob, the exterior lights brighten, the door handle pockets begin to…
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How To Test A Car Battery

An informed car owner knows how to self-diagnose issues with their vehicles. That is why we here at Koons Silver Spring Ford Lincoln want to walk you through the process of testing your car battery.

The first thing you should always do is to turn the car and all of the lights in your car off. You do not want to take a voltage measurement from your car battery when your vehicle is running. Next, connect the negative end of a voltmeter to the black terminal and the positive end to the red terminal of your car battery. The voltmeter…
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Understanding the Basic Differences Between a Powertrain and Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty

If you are in the market for a new car, it is important for you to understand the difference between a powertrain and bumper-to-bumper warranty. A powertrain warranty essentially is the most basic type of automobile warranty. A bumper-to-bumper, as the moniker indicates, is far more extensive.

A powertrain warranty covers all components of a motor vehicle that propel it. On the other hand, a bumper-to-bumper warranty covers all malfunctions on a vehicle, except those cause by an accident.

As you look for a new car, if you find...

 

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Learning About Motor Oil Myths

Did you know that some of the things that you have always believed about motor oil are actually myths? Koons Silver Spring Ford Lincoln is here to make sure that you know what is a myth and what is the truth when it comes to motor oil.

One of the myths that you have probably been told is that oil that is black needs to be changed right away. That is not true. The oil in your car can get dirty and change colors quickly and that does not mean that it is bad. Another myth that you have probably…
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Steps to Avoid a Blown Tire

Having a tire blowout on your car is both inconvenient and dangerous. A blown tire can cause you to miss an appointment, and it will leave you scrambling to find a way to get back on the road. There are ways to help avoid this situation.

You should always keep your tires inflated to the proper level. Tires that are both under or overinflated can wear improperly leading to a possible blowout. Keeping your tires in proper alignment helps to prevent blowouts. Tires that are misaligned wear poorly and often go flat.
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