Ford air conditioner problems

Diagnosing and repairing a broken air conditioning unit in your Ford is a difficult task. If your Ford needs repair, you will find that A/C units are often mistreated or misdiagnosed, increasing costs. There are two systems that your ford repair shop will check if you have problems with cooling and heating: The air management…

Seven quick clues to consider if you’re buying a used Ford

Be it a used Ford truck, car, SUV or minivan, then here are seven questions worth asking yourself as you take a first look at your potential purchase… Are there any signs of rust, either on the body or underside? Any clearly-visible scratches, dents, dings, chips or hail damage? Does the paint match across every…

Is your Ford temperamental?

That’s to say, much like some humans, it isn’t always working quite as it should. Perhaps it struggles to start; some days it runs fine yet other times it seems to be stalling and misfiring mode. A more obvious sign is that your ‘Check Engine’ light is on – but that, might, even be an…

Keeping Your Car Balanced and Aligned For Winter Driving Conditions

Of course, this is important all year round, but when conditions are going to deteriorate, perhaps even a touch more so. Therefore, before the harshness sets in, it pays to have your wheels balanced and aligned. Add to this the obvious safety and wear benefits of a careful tread inspection and then tire rotation. At…

How to properly take care of your Ford truck

Maintaining your Ford Diesel truck is essential to its long-term performance. Keeping your truck at its best can save you money on unexpected and emergency repairs. Here are two tips on how to successfully maintain your vehicle… ‘Preheat the oven’ Starting your engine and letting it heat up to its ideal operating temperature before stepping…

How to maximize gas mileage on your Ford

How you drive, and the maintenance you do on your vehicle makes a difference in how your vehicle consumes fuel. Here are a few tips to help maximize the fuel economy in your Ford. Drive smoothly If you drive aggressively, this can waste fuel. Don’t brake hard and fast, and don’t weave from lane to…

Spot these signs that the brakes on your Ford might need repairing

The earlier you can spot such signs, the better it is for safe driving. So, do look out for… Some vibration or shaking of either the brake pedal or the steering wheel should you need to brake hard when driving at speed Your brake pedal sinking right to the vehicle floor; this can also be…

What’s with my tire pressure changes?

It gets frustrating when you repeatedly have issues with your tire pressure! No one wants to see a partially deflated tire when walking out to the car or truck or spot the sensor light on the dashboard warning about one or more tires. Loss of tire PSI is a common problem. It can crop up…

The first thing to do if your car overheats

We all know that the first thing to do if your car overheats is to pull to the side of the road and call Ford repair to come take care of it for you. However, what do you do if you are on a mountain road with no emergency lane, or in the middle of…
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