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Long Road Trip Safety Tips

Before you and your family hit the road, there are a few things you should do so that you are safe and prepared for whatever might happen out on the road. That’s why we here at Casa Ford in El Paso, TX want to offer you a few pre-road trip tips to get you prepared.

First, you’ll want to have your car inspected. We can easily identify things like low tire tread or low fluid levels that may pose a threat to you on a long road trip. 

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Be Aware of Tire Blowout Risks

A blowout on the road creates the potential for a serious accident. Controlling the car when one or more tires blows becomes extremely difficult and may lead to a collision. Follow a few steps to reduce the possibility of a blowout.

Changing your tires at the recommended time cuts down on the chances of a blowout. 

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The 2018 Ford Taurus Offers Plenty Of Power

After debuting in 1986, the Ford Taurus has spent the last three decades earning a reputation as one of the most sought-after full-size sedans on the market. The 2018 Ford Taurus seamlessly combines the reliability the Taurus is known for with plenty of brand new features to please the most discerning of vehicle enthusiasts.

Choose from the 288 horsepower V6 engine or the 365 horsepower EcoBoost V6 engine. 

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Is Your Car's Fuel Pump About to Fail?

A car's fuel pump delivers fuel from the tank to the engine. If it goes bad, you might notice that the engine starts to overheat. You may also notice that the engine suddenly surges as if you hit the gas pedal. A failing fuel pump could also sputter when you're driving at highway speeds.

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The Importance of Shocks and Struts

Every day you drive over rough patches, bumps and potholes in El Paso. With a good set of shocks, those minor bumps won't affect you or your driving too much. Over time, the shocks and struts in your car's suspension system can wear out or become less effective. It's important not to ignore this part of car maintenance.

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Servicing Your Headlights The Right Way

You are driving along on the road at night and you notice that only part of the road is being illuminated. Yes, one of your headlights is out and of course you don't know the first thing about replacing the bulb let alone how to get the exterior cover off of your headlight. 

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Plan for an Efficient Road Trip

At Casa Ford, we want to make sure all of our clientele have the safest and most efficient road trip possible. We know that planning your next road trip can be a long and complicated process -- one that many people don't have the time to sit down and plan ahead. For your convenience, we've compiled a list to help make your road trip as efficient as possible.

  • Plan Ahead - If you know you're going to be making a stop in a certain area, or you plan on passing by an area with a hotel, see if you…
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Why do We Call Engine Power Horsepower?

Horsepower dates back to the advent of the steam engine. Years ago, everything was driven by horses, but everything changed with the invention of the steam engine by James Watt. He needed a convenient way to sell his engines, so he came up with the measurement of horsepower.

Watt worked extensively with ponies to see how much work each pony could do. He then estimated that a pony could pull 22,000 pounds of work in a minute, but he decided to increase that number to 33,000 pounds per minute. 

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SYNC3 Is a Personal Assistant for You on The Road

Ford has taken automotive technology to the next level with their all-new SYNC3 voice recognition system. With a responsive capacitive touchscreen, it makes a very attractive centerpiece for your dashboard.

Drivers of all ages and backgrounds are sure to love this system and all of the features that come along with it. The SYNC3 is a hands-free assistant for you in your vehicle. With nothing more than a simple voice command, you can do a simple music search or operate your climate control system while never having to take your eyes off of the road.

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Meet the Perfect Sedan for All Your Traveling Needs

Are you a sedan lover who is considering acquiring something else out of the norm? In one way or another, your interest in finding a different experience in a different sedan might be overwhelming leaving you with the task of figuring out what would be suitable for you. Do not worry, at Casa Ford we assure you that settling for the 2018 Ford Fusion will not leave you with regrets.

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