Napleton River Oaks Lincoln

1777 River Oaks Drive
Directions Calumet City, IL 60409

  • Sales: (708) 321-1007
  • Service: (708) 221-9673
  • Parts: (708) 782-5568

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Why It’s Important To Wash Your Car

Keeping your car clean does more than make it look good. Regular car washing helps you extend your car’s life and maximize its usefulness. This is because periodic washing helps prevent road salt, tree sap, and other corrosive materials from causing rust, which can damage your car’s engine and other moving parts. Since your car’s exterior is the first thing most people notice about your car, maintaining it through regular washing will help enhance your personal image and possibly your professional reputation. Routinely washing your car will also help preserve its resale value.

 

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Check Your Car Battery

Some drivers do not know how important a battery is to the overall function of their vehicle. The battery is what allows the vehicle to start safely and correctly. The battery is also what allows all of the different electrical pieces of the vehicle to work smoothly. In order for your car to run properly the battery must be in good working order. There are many different ways to tell if your battery is not working properly. Below are just a few of the different ways you can tell if your battery may need to be replaced.

Often the first…

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What you Need to Know About Tire Rotations

Tires can wear unevenly depending on multiple factors while driving. For example, tires on the front may wear differently than those on the back. To keep your tires in the best shape, you need to have them rotated periodically.

What is tire rotation?

Tire rotation involves taking your tires off your vehicle and putting them in a different spot. When you have your tires rotated, technicians may put the front tires on the back and the back tires on the front. We also may move tires from the driver’s side to the passenger side. Rotation helps your tires wear…

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Buying vs. Leasing a New Lincoln Today!

Buying a car is a major decision that someone has to make. There is a lot that goes into the process of buying a car. One thing you might have to think about is whether or not you want to buy or lease the car. Both are very good options.

When Buying is a Good Option

Buying a car may be for the person who is set on the type of car they want to drive around for the next several years. They know what they want and feel as if they would like to own that car...

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Vehicle maintenance makes your car run longer

Dealerships know their cars. When they sell to a consumer, they want you to be happy with their product. One of the best ways to keep your car running smoothly is to follow the protocol for vehicle maintenance. Every car follows a different schedule so look in your owner's manual. Hint: This is usually stored in your glove box.
During routine oil changes, make sure and have all of your fluids checked. A good rule of thumb is to have brake fluid completely replaced every two years. Automatic transmission fluid should be changed every 60,000 miles. Do not…
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My Car Is New. Why Should I Check My Oil?

You're proud of your new car. Your friends and family are impressed with its style, appointments, and performance. Now it's time to understand your car's engine. Brand new cars, freshly driven off the dealer's lot, shouldn't need an oil change. You do, however, need to thoroughly examine and understand the manufacturer's warranty and regularly scheduled maintenance recommendations.
Oil breaks down into different chemicals as it is heated. And, your oil will be heated by contact with your engine's moving, heated parts.
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George Munro had Time on His Side

When George Munro initially ran across the 1940 Lincoln Zephyr Club Coupe sitting under a tree in Newburyport, Massachusetts, he was able to look past the shell and see the potential it held. He'd been searching for a Lincoln restoration project, and this car -- with missing fenders, hood and doors, and only half of an engine -- was unquestionably that.

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Lincoln Finishes Out 2016 on a Strong Note

In 2016, The Lincoln Motor Company achieved a United States sales increase of 10 percent increase, achieving the company's best sales results in nine years.

Notably, the results were accomplished during a year when overall sales for the luxury car segment increased less than 1 percent. United States growth was fueled by strong sales growth in such key luxury markets as New York (up 13 percent), Florida (up 10 percent) and New Jersey (up 9 percent).

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All-New 2017 Lincoln Continental Offers a Taste of the Good Life

Arguably one of the most storied nameplates throughout the American automaker's lineup, the Lincoln Continental is finally returning to the roster. And, for that, we at Napleton River Oaks Lincoln couldn't be happier.

And since much about this full-size four-door has changed in the meantime -- the 2017 iteration is technically all-new -- we thought we'd take a moment to orient you to some of the alterations.

The Lincoln Continental's engine -- a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 -- is without a doubt one of its finest features. Rated at a very robust 400 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of ...

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2017 Lincoln Navigator is One Staggeringly Stylish, Substantive SUV

If you're scouring the full-size SUV segment for your next daily driver, you might've discovered that you could use a helping hand. After all, as this class is one of the most crowded in all of autodom, it's not always easy to find that perfect fit.

Fortunately, your friends here at Napleton River Oaks Lincoln are eager to assist. And we think it's with the American automaker's lineup legend -- the 2017 Lincoln Navigator -- you'll likely meet your match.

Motivated by turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine, the Lincoln Navigator turns out a terrific 380 horsepower…

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