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Understanding Some Common Motor Oil Myths

Misinformation is frustrating. Nothing is more infuriating than being fed some nonsense through the grapevine, and eventually having to pay the price for someone else's misconception. This folly happens all too often with motor oil, which is why it’s vital for you to understand what real and what isn't.

First, if you're going for a long trip, you do not need to get an oil change if you aren't due for one. 

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The F-150 Raptor: Brains and Braun

The F-150 Raptor is one of the meanest looking vehicles on the road period. Short of a semi or a construction vehicle, there are few trucks that are as intimidating at a glance. However, the F-150 Raptor is far more refined and smartly engineered than the menacing appearance would suggest.

The F-150 Raptor features smart LED headlamps, which in spite of the aggressive halo style LED glow rings lining the lamp outline...

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Connect with the Tech of the Ford Focus

The sporty good looks of the Ford Focus make it fun to get around the tight quarters of a typical city downtown. You can choose from 4 performance engines including a 1.0-liter EcoBoost® that gets up to an EPA-estimated 60 MPG on the highway or a 2.3-liter EcoBoost® that pushes out 350 horsepower and 350 lb.-ft. of torque.

Stay in touch with available SYNC® 3 infotainment system. Use its touchscreen to interact with your compatible smartphone through support for Android Auto™ ...

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Exploring the 2018 Fusion

What types of features do you look for when searching for a new vehicle? Finding the right design can play an important part, and we’d like to introduce the 2018 Ford Fusion to you.

On this popular midsize sedan, you can feel the fresh air and see the night sky with the available moonroof. With a touch of a button, you can have it open, and if the weather changes, it with close back up to keep the interior dry.

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Make Your Commute Easier with the Ford Taurus

The Ford Taurus can make long road trips much easier with available Adaptive Cruise Control. This feature normally encourages your sedan to run at the speed you set but can slow things down when traffic begins to build. When the congestion clears, it picks up the speed that you originally defined.

You can depend on the 5-speed SelectShift® Automatic Transmission to seamlessly switch gears to make your drive more efficient. 

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The Appealing 2018 Ford Explorer

The Ford Explorer three-row SUV remains a favorite with families. For 2018, the vehicles have an updated look inside and out. The exterior boasts a new grille design along with LED head and tail lights. Three rows of comfortable seats accommodate up to seven adult passengers. When needing extra cargo space, simply push the button to fold the rear row seating.

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Common Signs of an Exhaust Leak

An exhaust system is a set of piping that guides exhaust gases from a controlled combustion in a vehicle’s engine. An exhaust system must be undamaged for a vehicle to properly function. You may not notice a small exhaust leak, but as the leak becomes worse, it could lead to significant damages to the engine and pose a fatal threat to you and your passengers.

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Towing Guide

If moving day involves towing your belongings, it’s recommended that you first inspect your vehicle and the trailer before embarking on the journey. The first step is to verify the manufacturer’s specifications for your vehicle’s towing weight allowance. They’ll give you the tow and tongue weight limitations. If your auto, the hitch, and the trailer are compatible, look at other safety aspects.

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What Do Motor Oil Viscosity Ratings Mean?

An explanation of viscosity might be a good place to start. It just means the thickness of a liquid. It’s recommended to follow the manufacturer’s specifications for the most suitable motor oil for your vehicle.

The numbers on a multi-grade bottle of motor oil indicate its viscosity at cold or hot temperatures. For instance, if it’s a 10W40 weight, the first number represents the highest viscosity, or thickness, the oil will reach in cold weather or when the engine is cold. 

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Don’t Lose Your Gear: Check Your Transmission

Owning a car is a big responsibility and with that responsibility comes routine maintenance to ensure the longevity of your car. One area that needs routine maintenance is the cars transmission, but what exactly does the transmission do? Below is an explanation of what a transmission is and when it needs to be serviced:

  • Transmission- The transmission is responsible for shifting gears to make sure that your car has the right amount of power for a given speed.
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