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Items needed for a winter survival kit

Winter is fast approaching in Chattanooga, and we at Mtn. View Lincoln want all drivers to be safe. In addition to adjusting your driving habits to deal with the changing weather, you also need to be prepared for cold-weather emergencies. One of the best ways to do that is to prepare a winter survival kit.

One of the most important things to have in your survival kit is food and bottled water in case you get stranded by a storm. Energy bars and other non-perishable food is best.

Warm clothes and blankets also should be included in your survival kit…
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Both Heat And Cold Can Harm Your Battery


The summer is behind us, but winter is coming. The extreme temperatures during both of these seasons can cause significant problems for your car's battery. Mtn. View Lincoln wants you to be informed about how extremes in temperatures can harm your battery, and what you can do about it.

When it is very cold during the winter, the power of your battery is reduced. This makes it harder for the battery to turn over the starter motor. In the heat, the battery works above capacity which causes the battery to drain at a faster rate than when it is…
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Control Your Pet's Hair Inside Your Vehicle

The last thing you want inside your expensive automotive investment is a bunch of pet hair. And at Mtn. View Lincoln, we care that you are informed of techniques for pet hair control. So, whether it's prevention or removal, here are a few pointers you should know:

If you are really nit-picky, you may just want to use a kennel or a cage to prevent your pet from moving freely inside the vehicle. Or at least you can use blankets or seat protectors to help avoid a hairy mess. Brushing your pet before entering the automobile is never a…
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The Importance of Alignments

Wheel alignments are a relatively inexpensive part of auto maintenance yet one we tend to overlook. After spending money for new tires and having them balanced and/or rotated, we often feel we’ve spent enough time and money and are in a hurry to leave. At Mtn. View Lincoln, we want you to understand the importance of regular alignments.

When your wheels are misaligned, you might notice these signs.​
  • Uneven or premature tire wear
  • Vehicle will pull to the right or left without you turning the steering wheel
  • The steering wheel is crooked despite you driving straight
  • Tires begin…
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Your Car Needs a Good Battery


You drive every day in Chattanooga. You depend on your car, and it needs maintenance services. At Mtn. View Lincoln, we want you to know the basics of car maintenance. All gasoline engines need a good battery. The battery gives the lighting system energy, and it powers the vehicle.

An exhausted battery needs to be serviced or replaced. Car batteries are complex. Your vehicle may need to be serviced by a professional automotive technician. When you bring your vehicle to our dealership, the technician will measure the voltage. The technician will also inspect the alternator. 
 
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The Necessity of Tire Rotations


About every 5,000 miles, tires need to be rotated from front to back and side to side to ensure even tread wear. Otherwise, the life of the tires becomes shorter. When needing tire repairs or replacements, see one of our technicians at Mtn. View Lincoln.

Tires wear depending on the vehicle's drive type. The tires on front-wheel drive vehicles wear faster due to the friction they endure. Conversely, tires on rear-wheel-drive vehicles suffer more torque, which causes faster wear. By rotating the tires, the tread lasts longer. 
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The Lincoln MKT: Tech Features That Will be Quite Helpful

The Lincoln MKT is a luxurious, midsize crossover. It is quite popular amongst car enthusiasts for various reasons, such as its stylish exterior, but don't overlook its tech features that can be helpful.

Lane-Keeping Tech

This helpful technology was created to warn you when you drift into another lane. As you know, drifting can cause accidents, and this can help prevent those incidences. You should know this feature is just supplemental. Do not expect it to control the wheel for you.

SYNC 3

With this technology, you...
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What to Look Out for Regarding Suspension Problems


There are certain issues with a vehicle that can be difficult to diagnose. Problems with your suspension is one of these tough situations. Whether your suspension is suffering because of normal wear and tear or you have damage that has occurred, it's important to address these issues sooner than later. Let's look at some common signs of suspension problems:
  • Your vehicle might feel like it's pulling to one side while you are in motion. You might have to constantly pull your steering wheel to the other side to correct the problem.
  • If the ride seems bumpier than…
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Beauty & The Beast: The 2019 Lincoln Navigator

There are very few vehicles that can be classified as beautiful and beastly. The 2019 Lincoln Navigator does just that because of its hulk-like size and gorgeous features. This particular SUV sits at the top, boasting exceptional performance. Here are some of the Lincoln Navigator's best features.

To start things off, the Lincoln Navigator has a long frame and a muscular body. Its chrome grille is very large and commanding, and the chrome accents extend throughout the body on the side-door panels as well as on the window sills. 
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A Glimpse at the Lincoln Continental's Technology Features

Our team at Mtn. View Lincoln strives to keep our customers updated about our vehicles. If you are intrigued by the Lincoln Continental, it is a luxury sedan that comes with a number of features. Let's explore a couple of its technology features.

With the Lincoln Continental, you get dynamic adaptive HID headlamps. These standard headlamps can swivel from side-to-side with the steering wheel for enhanced visibility. When you turn the steering wheel, the beam of light moves in the direction of the turn. This feature works when the vehicle is moving at speeds between one to 35 mph…
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