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Your Car Might Need A New Battery

Car batteries, unlike regular batteries, are usually built to last for a long time. Even they, however, eventually wear down and become unusable. If you're concerned that your battery is on its way out, there are signs that it's time to replace it.

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Your Dad Told You How Important Rotating Your Tires Was. Did you Listen?

Your Dad always told you to rotate your tires. "It'll save you money in the long run!" he used to say. If you heeded your dad's advice, good on you. If you haven't, maybe you have been paying a little more money for tire replacement, and maybe you have been noticing your car does not handle as well as it did with a new set of tires. Tire rotation, like your dad told you, is a very important aspect of taking care of your ride, and saving money. Many people have no idea of it's importance…
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Travel Safety Tips for the Winter Holiday Season

There’s simply no place like your home for the holidays, whether your “home” refers to a physical structure or a group of loved ones. The Ford of Kirkland team is eager to share a few of our essential tips for traveling safely this season.

Seasonal Holiday Travel Tips

  • Before you hit the highway, make sure to schedule a seasonal service appointment for your Ford vehicle. With cooler temperatures and winter precipitation imminent, your vehicle could benefit from a routine check-up.
  • Food, fun, and family are not the only things you can expect this holiday season.
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Ford's Invention to Keep Spiders Out of Your Engine

It sounds like something out of a horror movie, but it's true. No matter where you live, or what you drive, your vehicle is a target for spiders to lay their eggs!

The yellow sac spider has caused a number of problems for several vehicle brands over the years, because this tiny arachnid can get into tight spaces and weave webs. The webs can clog up critical engine areas, and…

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Camping in a Ford Van: You Won’t Believe This Modification

Are you a fan of camping? If so, do you prefer to rough it, sleeping without shelter or with a small tent, or is that too far out of your comfort zone?

Lots of Americans enjoy camping: approximately 38 million of them according to statistics by the Outdoor Foundation. If you fall into this category, you may have considered buying a camper or RV at some point in time. Or perhaps, like this couple in England, you thought about converting a van like the Ford Transit into a camper.

We can’t get over what these engineering folks did to…

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