Did you know? Your car uses six primary fluids: coolant, motor oil, brakes fluid, transmission fluid, power steering fluid and windshield washer fluid. Seasonal changes affect the performance of these fluids, so regular fluids checks are essential. Take the time to check your fluids and avoid the hassle and unnecessary expenses that result from car failure. Here is a rundown of the six fluids that help your engine hum. Continue reading
A – Always follow a preventative vehicle maintenance plan.
B – Be sure to have your car inspected when you suspect there is a problem.
C – Correct the problem to help avoid the inconvenience and potential safety hazards of breaking down on the road.
Understanding the basics of car care before taking the wheel will help keep drivers safer on the road! StateWide Ford wants every drive to remember the below preventative vehicle maintenance tips: Continue reading
Your vehicle is an incredibly complex contraption that functions using a number of liquids, circuits, and moving parts. Pinpointing problems for auto repair can be difficult – even for a professional mechanic. Fortunately, your car is equipped to help find many problems that arise through its system of warning lights. Here are some of the lights most likely to come on and the types of problems they indicate: Continue reading
It’s that time of year again. Summer is coming to an end, parents have sent their children back to school and although you may not live in a part of the country where the temperatures drop below 50 degrees, you may be traveling to a part of the country where they do! The start of Fall is the perfect time of year to prepare your vehicle for colder temperatures and traveling for the upcoming holidays. StateWide Ford would like to offer the following car maintenance tips to get vehicles ready for the damp, cold road ahead! Continue reading
It seems like only yesterday we were cheering for the last days of the school year and the lazy summer days to come. Unfortunately, time flies when you are having fun and the back-to-school season has somehow arrived! We know you are busy checking school supply lists and shopping all the back-to-school sales for great deals on the trendy must-haves for your little ones, but have you considered what you need to do to get your vehicle ready for the daily commute? At StateWide Ford, we want to help you mark that item off your list! Continue reading
Summer is finally here, and you will want to ensure your vehicle is in tip-top shape for all your summer travel plans. It takes very little time and money to make sure your car runs properly during the summer months, and although breakdowns happen, you can help minimize them by taking a few extra preventive maintenance steps. Continue reading
The Halloween season is here again- a time where we enjoy the thrill of scary costumes, horror films and haunted houses. Ghosts, witches and the walking dead are the typical culprits of our nightmares. However, it’s safe to say that we’re all haunted by something that’s a little more believable and much more common- car problems! In honor of the spooky Halloween season, we at StateWide Ford have put together a list of common car nightmares. Lucky for you, our Service Technicians aren’t scared of these common car problems and can have them fixed in no time! Schedule your next routine maintenance appointment or vehicle repair online now, and we can help you rest easier at night! Continue reading