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New Ford Explorer and Impressive Capability Features

There are plenty of reasons to back up the Ford Explorer being a popular SUV again this year. Here are a couple capability features that prove this point.

Regardless if you are deep in the woods with both hands full of gear or carrying all the equipment for the soccer team, the Ford Explorer comes with the hands-free and foot-activated liftgate, making it a breeze to get everything quickly in your ride. 

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Three Tips to Prevent a Tire Blowout

A tire can blowout for many reasons. There are a few things you can do to help prevent a blowout.

  • Check the tire pressure monthly. Remember to check the spare at the same time. Make sure your tires are at the recommended PSI. If the pressure is low, the tire may be leaking. A leaking tire can unexpectedly blowout.
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DIY Headlight Cleaning Methods

Don’t forget about your vehicle’s headlights when it comes time for routine maintenance. They are at the forefront of your vehicle and are subjected to road debris and weather. The dirt builds up with time and affects your ability to see. There are a couple of techniques you can try yourself to keep them clean.

If your vehicle has plastic lenses, you can try scrubbing them with a toothpaste solution. Just put some toothpaste on a warm damp cloth and scrub both headlights. You may need to repeat if they’re particularly grubby. 

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Make Your Upgrade Dollars Last With Durable Suspension Parts

According to most automotive suspension experts, the average suspension system should last somewhere between 10,000 and 30,000 miles between trips to the inspection shop. If you want to maximize your investment when replacement time rolls around, you would do well to consider putting the most durable replacement parts possible in their place.

When it comes to replacement parts, you will have a choice between original equipment manufacturer (OEM) models and aftermarket models. Original equipment manufacturer parts usually stay close to the specifications of your original parts. 

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Learn What Makes a Full-Size Spare Different From a Donut

Many people have experienced a flat tire while out for a drive in Sulphur, LA. You can avoid serious disruption to your day by installing the compact replacement spare tire, often called a "donut," found in the trunk of your car. This small spare tire will get you off the side of the road and back into operation; however, they are designed for easy storage and quick installation, not long-term use.

Driving on a donut for an extended period can lead to real safety concerns. These tires are intended for limited speed and limited use, such as driving to a…

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Go on an Adventure with the Proper Drivetrain

There are advantages to having a vehicle that is equipped with all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. They are able to go off-road on adventures and are also easier to control.

If you are interested in upgrading to a vehicle that has all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, then you need to decide what you want. It can be easier to decide what you like to drive. A truck or SUV usually has four-wheel drive, and a sedan or crossover typically has all-wheel-drive.

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How often do you really need to change your oil?

Car oil; it's a necessary maintenance for all vehicles, but when is the correct time to change it? You hear often that "every 3000 miles" is the mark to change your oil. In actuality, this practice can be very incorrect and wasteful.

Changing your oil is very much dependent on the kind of car you have, how you drive, and how often you maintain your vehicle. A tip to determine when to correctly change your oil is to pop the hood open and give your dipstick a wipe with some cloth. If you see a very dark brown, it…

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Road Trip Safety Tips to Remember

Nothing gives you more confidence than preparedness. It does not matter whether it is a business deal you want to close or a road trip to your next vacation. Only one thing is for sure: you have to be ready. You know that we at Mike Willis Ford take pride in a content client. Thus we provide you with these tips that you will need.

A well-maintained car will take you there safely. Our team…

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Ford has some new features in store for 2018: SYNC 3


Many customers need the most up-to-date technology possible. Ford has gone the extra mile by providing that. All inside your automobile, it is possible to do far more than just driving. To find out what new features are perfect for you, you may choose to check out some of the new models with upgraded features.

Ford has designed their new SYNC 3 Infotainment system with industry standards in mind. It’s stable and fast. Also, it allows you to perform many actions hands-free. It comes with advanced GPS, 911 Assist, and Sirius XM satellite radio.

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The 2017 Ford F-150 Provides Power

If you need the power to work, there's a truck out there that can deliver it. The 2017 Ford F-150 is a powerful truck that can take on any project. The engine and trim options available for the 2017 Ford F-150 will keep you going through all kinds of conditions. It offers the performance you need for just about any kind of tough job, and it will keep going for as long as you need it to.

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