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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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How Dealer Maintenance Can Provide Superior Service for Your Vehicle

When it comes to the safety and dependability of your vehicle, top notch maintenance is essential. There are many places in Winslow, Arizona to get service for your vehicle, but none as well-established and experienced as Winslow Ford. We've been able to maintain this stellar reputation for a few simple reasons:

  • We use only factory OEM parts
  • We have access to the latest information about every make and model we carry
  • We only hire certified, specialized mechanics
  • We maintain a comfortable waiting area
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