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Here's Why You Should Always Choose OEM Parts

When it comes to getting the most out of your vehicle investment, proper maintenance is essential. Your Ford car, truck, or SUV was built to last, and if you stick to a recommended service schedule, it will treat to years of dependable and enjoyable operation. The experts in our Ford service center are here to help, but we also know that there are many mechanically inclined do-it-yourselfers who enjoy performing their own vehicle service. That's why we offer a fully-stocked inventory of genuine OEM Ford parts.

OEM vs. Aftermarket Parts

While aftermarket parts may be tempting for their...

 

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Our service center is open for business!

Times are difficult, and here at Cairns Ford Lincoln, we want our customers to know we're still here to provide them with everything they need. Our service center, located conveniently at our dealership in Yonkers, is open for business and easily accessible from surrounding communities like the Bronx and Scarsdale.

We're taking every precaution possible to offer a sanitary environment for both our staff and our customers. Drivers throughout Scarsdale and beyond in need of auto service, repairs and parts can schedule

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Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Car Running Smoothly This Summer

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We all hear about how important it is to prepare our vehicles for dropping temperatures, but many drivers neglect to realize the importance of pre-summer maintenance. Not only does the blazing sun call for specific maintenance measures, but it is only right to gear your car up for the inevitable hectic traffic and unforgettable summer road trips. Explore these practical tips to get you set up for the upcoming season.

 

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Servicing Your Vehicle Is Easy With Our Team By Your Side

After you have driven your car for a long time, you will need routine service and maintenance to ensure it continues to deliver the confident performance you love. That is where our service team comes in. Not only can they help with smaller services, like oil changes, tire rotations, and more, but they can also assist you with more extensive services.

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What is the Cost to Have Your Ford Vehicle Diagnosed?

Does your Ford vehicle have a check engine light or drivability problems? If so, you will need to have your vehicle diagnosed at Smith Cairns Ford Lincoln in Yonkers. After the diagnostic testing is complete, technicians can tell you what is causing the problem.

So you are probably thinking, how much will the diagnostic testing cost? The cost is typically between $90-$110 not including taxes. This cost will vary depending on your location and the nature of the problem. Some problems may require additional time and more detailed...

 

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The Reasons Why Tire Pressure Matters

Whether there is too much or too little pressure in the tires, it can have a negative impact on the health of the tires and the safety of your ride.

If the tire pressure is too high, the vehicle tends to ride on a very thin line in the center of the tires. Not only does that negatively impact the handling, but it can also wear the center of the tires too quickly. Less rubber on the road can also make it more challenging to drive in slick road conditions as the car keeps pulling off the highways. When the…

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How Do My Car's Brake Pads Works and When Should I Replace Them?

If you're driving a car with disk brakes, the brake pads are a crucial part of the braking system. Without properly functioning brake pads, the car you're driving wouldn't slow down or stop like it usually does, putting you and the people around you in danger.

When you press the brake pedal, brake pads provide friction to slow or stop your car. The brake pads press on the brake rotors, which are the flat discs that you can often see resting behind your wheels. The friction and pressure created by the contact between the pads and rotors…

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Rotating Your Tires Will Help Them to Last Longer

Your tires play a vital role in how well your vehicle handles. When tires are worn, especially when they are worn unevenly, the reduce how well your car hugs the road. One way to address this is to rotate your tires regularly to ensure that they wear down at a more even rate.

It is important to keep an eye out on the tread level of your car's tires. On front wheel drive cars, the front wheels will wear down faster than the rear tires. On a rear wheel drive car, the rear tires will wear down faster. Rotating…

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Why You Need to Keep Your Gas Tank Full in Winter Months

Do not be too lazy to stop at a gas station when your gas gauge needle drops too low. Why do the auto experts at Smith Cairns Ford Lincoln advice motorists in Yonkers, NY to keep the gas tank full in winter?

We just do not want you to experience a condensation problem. In winter, drivers can see condensation on car windows especially in a frosty morning. Condensation also occurs if cold air or water vapor gets inside the gas tank. Filling up the gas tank prevents cold air from getting into the gas reservoir.

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How to Get Your Road Trip Off to the Right Start

There are so many tips in order to prepare for traveling, including getting your car inspected before you leave. You will want to clean out your car and plan your road trips ahead of time so that you are not confused about your destination. You may need to check your vehicle for fluid levels, brakes, tires, and anything else to be certain that it is running.

 

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