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What Benefits Does the Ford Explorer Offer Drivers?

The Ford Explorer is one of our most popular vehicles. Not only is it large, durable, and tough, it also provides drivers with a plethora of capabilities and features. These range from its great horsepower and torque, to its efficiency on the road, to its safety features.

You don’t have to take our word for it – check out what Deron Colby thinks of his 2017 Ford Explorer XLT!

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Why Routine Maintenance Is Important


​Your vehicle is made to withstand the elements for a long time. However, after some time on the road, some of your parts will need to be replaced. This both ensures you are always safe on the road, and helps extend the longevity of your vehicle.

That is why routine maintenance is so important. Bringing your vehicle in to be seen allows us to fix any current issues you have, and possibly catch larger issues that could be brewing underneath your hood.

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Why Routine Maintenance Is Important

Your vehicle is made to withstand the elements for a long time. However, after some time on the road, some of your parts will need to be replaced. This both ensures you are always safe on the road, and helps extend the longevity of your vehicle.

That is why routine maintenance is so important. Bringing your vehicle in to be seen allows us to fix any current issues you have, and possibly catch larger issues that could be brewing underneath your hood.

Your car is always taken care of with the utmost precision, and care, by our service technicians.

If…

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Orient Yourself to the Out-of-this-World 2017 Ford Mustang

If your new-car search has led you to the sports coupe segment, we here at TS&S Ford suggest you do yourself a solid and give ours -- the 2017 Mustang -- a go.

And why's that, you wonder?

Receive the inside scoop from carwow personality Mat Watson; his evaluation of the Mustang can be found in the clip below:

Quite possibly our favorite trim across the Mustang range, the mid-level EcoBoost Premium is rife with refinement.

Standard features on this model include heated mirrors, a rear diffuser, ambient interior lighting, selectable drive modes, aluminum and chrome cabin accents, dual-zone ...

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Is it Risky to Drive with an Old Battery?

If you knew your tires were about to go flat, then you wouldn't risk using them, so why would you risk operating your car with an old battery? Your car's battery is its heartbeat and powers everything from the power locks on the door to the lights on the dashboard, however, if you let your car's battery die, then not only would these features malfunction, but you might end up stranded on the side of the road. If your car's battery is more than three years old, then make sure you pay attention to how bright…
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Tire Wear Explained In Detail

Rotating one's tires is an often misguided topic and is also one that many drivers and vehicle owners tend to "push off" until later. Unfortunately, by the time "later" comes, it may be too late. The tires that you have on your automobile are all operating with different points of friction and pressure. This is in part due to the nature of your vehicle, and its unique design points from the manufacture. Additionally, the front steering rack has different properties than the rear of the car. The rear operates on a fixed axis and only rotates front and back…
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The 2017 Ford C-Max Holds Its Own On The Road

Just because a car is fuel efficient and cost-effective does not mean it is unable to handle required tasks. The 2017 Ford C-Max was built to take on the busy lives of those who choose to make it their own. It gets great gas mileage while providing the type of performance that makes it highly capable on busy highways. It handles extremely well and is very responsive to the driver's commands. This provides for an exhilarating ride and gives the owner confidence behind the wheel. There is safety features on the new Ford C-Max that set it apart from…
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Oil changes and fuel economy: synthetic or conventional?

Worried about your miles per gallon? Maybe you should worry about what type of oil you use in your car too. Did you know choosing synthetic or conventional oil can effect your fuel economy?

Conventional oil is simply refined crude oil. It's great for daily light drivers and those in moderate climates. But if you're really concerned about maximizing MPGs then synthetic oil is the way to go. Synthetic oil comes from the same crude oil but is engineered to perform differently than conventional oil.

Synthetic oil does a number of things for your engine that conventional oil…
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