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What Essential Maintenance Does Your Vehicle Need?

May 17th, 2024 by
A red 2024 Ford F-150 is shown from the front at an angle.

Are you ready for the summer—or any other season, for that matter? Don’t get caught without essential vehicle maintenance/services which can make days without a working A/C in your car unbearable. Check out this extensive list for general maintenance, long-term maintenance, and seasonal maintenance to keep in mind the next time you are at the…

Our Simple Tire Care Guide to Keep You Safe

May 10th, 2024 by
Two butterflies are shown near four tires.

One of the most important aspects of safe driving is minimizing the unexpected—routine driving is predictable and safe, which is why there are all sorts of habits that are best practices when behind the wheel so other people can predict what you’ll do. The unexpected can lead to catastrophe—case in point: driving along the highway,…

What’s New for the 2025 Ford Explorer?

May 10th, 2024 by
A white 2025 Ford Explorer is shown parked near a family.

The Ford Explorer is a three-row SUV that has won over drivers with its capable powertrain, spacious interior, and stylish design. While the 2024 model already had plenty to love, the 2025 Ford Explorer is getting some significant upgrades. Drivers who are thinking of trading in their old model for the latest version of the…

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Check Out the Practical Features of the 2024 F-150 Lightning

April 12th, 2024 by
A silver 2024 Ford F-150 Lightning is shown driving through a rainy tunnel.

Practicality is often one of the most essential things for an automotive manufacturer to master if they want to be taken seriously by the billions of people in the world. Some automotive manufacturers have names as recognizable as Google and McDonald’s, with brands like Ford especially taking the cake as one of the most recognizable…

Is the 2024 Ford Explorer the Right SUV for You?

April 12th, 2024 by
A white 2024 Ford Explorer is shown parked on a dock.

The Ford Explorer has been around for decades, offering drivers a unique crossroad of opportunities. As a three-row SUV, it provides enough room for those with large or growing families, and it provides enough style and performance for those searching for a sleek-looking SUV that can get them to their destinations quickly. The different hats…

Celebrating America’s Pony Car: Six Decades of the Iconic Ford Mustang, and Counting

March 8th, 2024 by
A black 2024 Ford Mustang Dark Horse is shown performing a burnout.

As we stretch into 2024, Gen Xers and Baby Boomers long for the days of the muscle car, those gas-guzzling, four-on-the-floor, big block V8s that dominated showroom floors, defiantly heavy and big on style. No vehicle embodied the muscle car era like the Ford Mustang. Launched at the New York World’s Fair in 1964, the…

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Five Reasons You Should Use Genuine Ford-Certified OEM Parts

March 8th, 2024 by
A mechanic is shown replacing brakes at a Ford service center near Smyrna.

Using genuine OEM parts on your Ford is essential for so many reasons. Whether we’re making the upgrades or repairs at our service center or ordering parts for you to complete a DIY auto project, genuine OEM Ford parts will make all the difference. If you’re planning maintenance or repairs, thinking about upgrading your Ford…

What Are the Different Fluids in Your Car? When Do You Change Them or Top Them Off?

February 17th, 2024 by
Oil is shown being poured from a container at a Ford service center.

A Ford has a lot of fluids coursing through it at any given time. Each plays a crucial role in keeping the vehicle operating at its peak. Over time, though, the fluids can get dirty or run low. This means either changing or topping off fluids yourself or bringing your vehicle to a Ford service…

Infotainment and Connectivity Features of the 2024 Ford Edge

February 9th, 2024 by
A white 2024 Ford Edge is shown driving in a city.

Staying entertained while on the road can make the time fly by, whether you’re on a long road trip or stuck in rush hour traffic during your daily commute. Staying connected lets you keep in touch with friends and loved ones, even when you’re driving alone. And staying informed can be very important since the…

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2024 Ford Mach-E Versus the Chevy Blazer EV

January 12th, 2024 by
A popular Ford Mustang Mach-E for sale, a white 2024 Ford Mustang Mach-E, is shown driving on a sunny day.

The electric vehicle market continues to be at the forefront in the automobile industry with many manufacturers regarding all-electric vehicles as the future. Ford and Chevy putting R&D resources behind redefining the 2024 models of their electric SUVs is a testament to that fact. Both the Ford Mustang Mach-E and the Chevy Blazer EV are…


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