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The 2018 Ford EcoSport Has the Technology You Need

Whether you're looking for the latest safety technology or a state of the art infotainment system, the 2018 EcoSport has it covered. Come see the amazing technologies we've packed into the EcoSport for the 2018 edition.

The EcoSport's SYNC 3 infotainment system features technologies like the with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. It comes with an 8-inch color touchscreen that you can interact with using swipes and pinch-to-zoom gestures just like your mobile device. The SYNC Connect, and FordPass apps let you check fuel levels and remotely lock, unlock, and start...

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Test Your Car's Battery Before a Road Trip

Testing the battery in your car is easy if you have the right tools and a little understanding of the process. You're going to need a good pair of gloves, safety glasses, a wire brush, and the voltmeter.

Turn the car lights and engine off, open the hood, and put on your safety glasses and gloves. If there is any corrosion at the terminals of the battery, use your wire brush to remove it. Attach red cable of voltmeter to positive battery terminal, black cable to negative terminal of battery. 

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Reasons Why Your Ignition Might Need Service

Uh oh, your car just stalled and you can't turn it back on! Is this an ignition switch issue? The truth is that your ignition switch could only be the issue if nothing happens when you try to turn the key in the ignition. Other reasons are more likely, such as the starter going bad or a dead battery.

Ignition switches are related to cars stalling while driving for the most. This is the first warning of an issue. 

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Are Underinflated Tires to Blame for Tire Blowouts?

Although tire blowouts can occur at any time for a number of different reasons, it is wise that you inspect your tires to help prevent a blowout. If you live in warm weather climates, it is especially important that you keep your tires maintained. Here are some things to look for when inspecting your car's tires.

Underinflated tires are one of the biggest culprits when it comes to blowouts. If your tires do not have the proper air pressure, the internal components such as the rubber, steel or fabric will stretch beyond their design capacity. 

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Timing is Important When it Comes to Ford Service

Time is the one thing we can never get back or replace, so we try to get as much out of our day as possible. There are certain things we have to allow time for, otherwise it will take more time later and may end up costing more. For example, vehicle maintenance is one of those things that can save time and money if we catch the issue early.

Now if you are a busy person, you do not have time to sit on the phone on hold trying to schedule your Ford service appointment. In most cases, people do…

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An Underinflated Tire Creates Many Hazards

Quality tires can last a long time even when driven in the worst conditions. Sleet, snow, mud, and even hot asphalt may not be enough to prematurely degrade the rubber. Even the best tires, however, have their limitations. Owners must care for their vehicle's tires or else the treads might wear out quicker than expected.

Not keeping track of tire pressure, in particular, could lead to ruined treads. Low pressure undermines the tires ability to maintain traction and also creates more contact with the road causing wear. Hitting a pothole with an underinflated tire could lead to a knocking…

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Coolant System Maintenance Is Important to Keeping Your Vehicle Running Smooth

Your coolant system is a critical piece of equipment for your vehicle. This is what keeps your engine from overheating which can cause permanent damage. That is why it is so important to not overlook this area when you are going through your maintenance routine.

A coolant system flush will usually consist of draining out all of the old coolants first. A hose will then be attached to both ends of the system, and it will be power flushed. Doing this will help to get rid of any dirt, sludge, or rust buildups that may have occurred. These are all…

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Changing Fluids In Cars Is Highly Recommended

Motor oil is, without a doubt, the most popular fluid contained in the modern motor vehicle. Motor oil was created all the way back in the summer months of 1866 when a man named John Ellis was busy studying crude oil. Mr. John Ellis failed to find any medicinal value in the substance. However, he did find that crude oil was excellent at creating a thin layer between various pieces of metal, wood, and other solids.

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