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Make the 2017 Ford Expedition Your Go-To Familymobile

There are a lot of aspects that make for a "good" family vehicle and, if you ask us here at Lookout Ford Inc., the 2017 Ford Expedition should be right at the top of your list! This full-size SUV boasts a 5-star crash rating from the NHTSA, has a monstrous cabin with an enormous cargo area, and offers best-in-class towing capacity when properly equipped. Take a look below to learn more and see how it compares to a main rival - the GMC Yukon - so you can see the difference a Ford vehicle makes.

 


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2018 Mustang GT Can be Quiet in the Morning & Thundering on the Track with Programmable Exhaust Modes

You need a brawny performance V8 in your driveway at all times. Home just doesn't feel right without one. You're an enthusiast, and you love the roaring engine of American muscle cars.

Your neighbors don't feel the same way.

As you get older and more responsible, your passion for performance hasn't waned—but your disregard for noise complaints has. What can you do? Will you need to buy a grocery-getter to drive every time you leave home early or come home late, just to avoid disturbing the peace?

Nah. All you need is the 2018 Ford…

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2017 Ford Focus: Happy New Car Day to You

In the market for a car that's more stylish, more versatile —more you? You'll find it in the 2017 Ford Focus. No matter which trim you choose, you'll relish in every drive knowing your expectations will never be dashed in terms comfort, performance or cost.

 

Happy new car day to me! 🚗🚗😎#newcar #fordfocus #happy

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Should You Be Concerned About the State of Your Tires?

 

 

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If your tires have weird wear patterns, your car likely needs maintenance in order to correct the problem.

Define "weird."

Ideally, your tires should have even tread. Excessive or patchy wear on any part of the tire typically indicates that something is not quite right with your vehicle.

What causes excessive and abnormal wear?

Several factors can contribute to this including consistently incorrect tire pressure, misaligned wheels, and damaged suspension parts.

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Luxurious Satisfaction with Ford and the F-150 Platinum

Finding the right ride for your particular wants and needs is a feeling that's impossible to describe but, once you hear from drivers like Gary "The Ripper" Ripowski who absolutely love their vehicles, then you start to get an idea of how great it is. For him, the 2017 Ford F-150 Platinum is his ride of choice and, thanks to luxuries like massaging seats and the power of the 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost engine…

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We May Not Have the 2018 Ford F-150 Diesel Specs, But We Know It'll Sound Good

 

The ruggedly-redesigned 2018 Ford F-150 looks good, you can tell that at a glance. In spring 2018, it will sound good, too. Finally, after only three decades of waiting, the F-150 is going diesel.

We don't have much to report on the new diesel powertrain option, except that it will be arriving in Morehead City at least three months behind the launch of the 2018 model-year F-150, which goes on sale this autumn.

It's a 3.0-liter Power StrokeĀ® Diesel, making it roughly the same size as the Ram 1500's 3.0-liter EcoDiesel. The Ram gets 420…

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Signs Your Car Battery Could Need Replacing

When the battery in your car is getting ready to die, the car is going to give you several indications to get to our service center to have it checked out. The trouble is that most people do not realize these warning signs and usually wind up stranded somewhere needing a costly tow.

Check out these signs you may need a new car battery:
  • There is going to be a strange odor coming from the battery compartment.
  • The check engine indicator light is going to be flashing or stay lit.
  • The engine has trouble cranking over in the morning.
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Plan Your Road Trip and Anticipate Trouble Now

If you can anticipate some of the trouble you might experience on the roads, you will be able to get to your final destination more easily. Here is a few things to consider for your next road trip.

Be sure that you check that the spare tire is fully inflated. Pack a couple cans of tire fix-a-flat and you should have little troubles rolling along.

Take a small bag with a variety of tools for the trip. You never know when a hammer, screwdrivers, pliers, or socket set can come in handy.

A little roll of duct tape can fix…
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Roadside Emergency Kit

Emergencies happen when we least expect it. That's why it's important for drivers to be prepared. One way is by having a Roadside Emergency Kit prepared ahead of time. These are just some of the items your Roadside Emergency Kit should include:
  • Blanket: You never know how long your car will be on the side of the warm, so it's important that you're ready to stay warm by packing away a blanket.
  • Flashlight: You can't take a closer look at any issue without light.
  • Bottle of Water: Be prepared to quench your thirst and avoid…
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Ways to boost your fuel economy

Whether you drive a lot or a little, you want to do all you can to boost your fuel economy. Not only will it save you money, but it is good for the environment. Here are some ways you can boost your miles per gallon and reduce what you spend on gas.

Use the right driving habits. You can save gas by stopping and accelerating slowly and avoiding heavy traffic as much as you can.

Don't let your car idle. An idling car uses more gas than you think. In fact, if you are going to be waiting for…
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