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Are Design Features Important You, If So The 2018 Ford Flex Deserves a Look

For many, the design features of a vehicle play just as an important factor in overall vehicle satisfaction as performance. How a vehicle looks and feels can promote a feeling of confidence and comfort. The 2018 Ford Flex comes with design features that center on style both inside and out.

The 2018 Ford Flex makes design choices that are both useful and eye-catching. Inside the Flex comes equipped with ambient lighting. 

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If Your Engine Begins to Overheat

If your engine starts to overheat, it's time pull over and stop driving your car. The temperature gauge may read hot, or you may notice smoke coming out of the hood. If this occurs, pull over and call our service center at Ford of Kirkland to ask for advice.

An engine can overheat in really hot weather, especially if you are stuck in traffic. 

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What is the Difference Between a Compact and Full-Size Spare Tire?

One of your routine maintenance checks on your vehicle should be the spare tire. It’s better to take a few extra minutes to find out its condition before you’re stuck on the side of the road with a flat tire. A passenger vehicle can use a full-size or a compact temporary spare. An SUV or pick-up truck needs a full-size spare.

A compact temporary is what’s called a donut. It’s small and light and designed only for very temporary situations. 

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What is an Alternator and How Do I Know if It is Working?

The alternator is essentially a small generator that takes the energy created by the internal combustion of your engine and stores it as electricity in your car's battery for later. It works by harnessing the movement generated under the hood to turn a wheel on the alternator and generate energy. Admittedly, the actual process is a bit more complicated and uses magnets and alternating current to transform the mechanical energy into electrical power.

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Have Your Headlights Fixed at Ford of Kirkland

Headlights have become more complicated than they used to be. Sometimes just getting to a burnt out bulb can be quite a chore. Why not let the professionals handle it who do this kind of thing every day? A certified automotive technician has seen it all after a year or two, and they'll be ready to offer you any advice about the newer headlight bulbs available today.

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2018 Ford Focus SEL: Priced to Sell

A sedan is a reasonable vehicle choice because you can find many out there that are priced affordably. A sedan is also a good choice because they help you get a far distance without spending a lot of money on gasoline. The 2018 Ford Focus SEL sedan is a great choice if you are looking for an affordable vehicle that will give you good gas mileage.

The 2018 Focus SEL sedan helps you get 24 mpg when you are driving about in the city. 

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Is the Ford Expedition the Right Full-Size SUV for You?

Ford Expedition has a generous cargo space and storage area. It offers capacity for handling errands, and it converts to large-scale packing space for long trips. The user-focused design makes the storage and packing space easy to access and use. It also has the best-in-class design for cargo space and storage management. The Expedition offers compartments for long-term organization and a large, flexible capacity for cargo.

Kirkland, WA area residents use SUVs for all types of tasks and errands. The hands-free lift back door provides ease of packing and unpacking the Expedition. 

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Why You Should Request Genuine OEM Parts for Your Repairs

At some point in the ownership of your vehicle, you will need to buy replacement parts. Whether it's due to regular wear-and-tear or an accident. You have a choice of purchasing aftermarket parts or OEM parts. Fortunately for you and local Kirkland drivers, our Parts Center is only stocked with high quality replacements to serve each of our Ford customers.

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