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Engine Efficiency for the Ford F-150

Boost your driving capabilities with the Ford F-150, which muscles its way through work and play with an aluminum-alloy body and a fully boxed frame forged from 78 percent high-strength steel. With heat treatment and hardening, this is the same aluminum alloy used in big industry and the military. The resulting truck weighs up to 700 lbs. less than the previous model, allowing for greater fuel efficiency and more payload.

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The Ford Fusion Can Seat Everyone Comfortably

If you are in the market for a roomy and comfortable vehicle that delivers dependable performance on the road, then the Ford Fusion is an excellent choice for your commuting needs. The Ford Fusion has one of the roomiest trunk spaces for mid-size sedans, and the comfortable interior with a user-friendly infotainment system makes everyone happy.

There are three EcoBoost engines that drivers can select: the 1.5L with Auto Start-Stop Technology and the 2.0L, 

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The Ford Mustang Offers Technology Features to Enhance Your Drive

Owning a sports car can be exciting and it can make you feel proud, and the Ford Mustang is a popular sports car option and something that you will enjoy calling your own. The Ford Mustang features technology that is going to enhance the way that you drive and your enjoyment of each drive that you take.

The Ford Mustang offers you a 12-inch LCD display that will help you know just how fast you are driving and just how much fuel is left in your car. 

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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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