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Check Out the Great Technology in the Ford Escape

The Ford Escape is one of the top crossover SUVs, and it is made in the USA. One of its top safety features is the lane-keeping assist system. This software identifies when the vehicle is too close to a lane marker, and it adjusts the steering in order to keep you in your lane.

Another helpful safety feature in the Ford Escape is its Forward Collision Warning and Brake Assist. The Escape's radar detects when you are too close to the back of another vehicle. It primes the brakes and delivers an audible warning so you can stop.

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Is Your Alignment in Need of Service?

A vehicle’s wheel alignment has a great impact on other aspects of its performance. Regular maintenance on a yearly basis should include an alignment check. Another opportunity for realignment is when you purchase new tires. It’s recommended to include it as part of the service.

If you notice a shimmy in the steering wheel or pulling to one side or the other when you press the brakes, that’s an indication that your vehicle needs realignment. Misaligned tires create more work for your vehicle to move, and as a result, you spend more on gas.

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The New 2018 Ford Fusion: A Powerful and Spacious Mid-Sized Sedan for Families

Isn’t it a great time to be alive as a sedan enthusiast? New and improved sedans are being released, yearly. This explosion, however, poses a great deal of difficulty for new sedan buyers. Picking a particular hot model over the plethora of new vehicles calls on you to seek informed guidance from the pros. Lest you want all that money spent on an exciting new 2018 Ford Fusion to simply go down the proverbial drain.

The new 2018 Ford Fusion is an off-road beast of a machine that comes endowed with tons of impressive features. This sedan is notorious…

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Take Care of Your Engine with a Radiator Service

Your engine does a lot inside of your vehicle. As it works, it heats up. Your radiator and the engine cooling system helps to cool your engine down by circulating the coolant. There's also hot air that's disposed of by this system. If you don't care for the system on a regular basis, you run the risk of your engine overheating. An overheated engine spells trouble, which is why our service center at Ron DuPratt Ford is prepared to service it for you.

Our engine cooling and radiator service in Dixon, CA follow the recommendations of your…

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Why You Need Less-Frequent Oil Changes

You've probably heard at some point from friends, family, car dealers or others that you need to get your oil changed every 3,000 miles. That may have been true in the past, but these days that's a myth. Most newer vehicles can go at least 5,000 miles and maybe even longer before it is time to change your oil.

The reason you need oil changes less frequently these days is two-fold. Newer vehicles have better engines that are more efficient and are controlled by computers. That helps to better regulate the use of oil. In addition…

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Buying Vs. Renting: The Choice Is Yours

While buying a car may seem like a bit of a difficult task for some, there are people out there who have done this numerous times. Buying something like a car is always an important task, and not many people know what to do when it comes to something like financing. For short term and long term needs, there is always something out there for those who want to go in for a vehicle of their choice.

 

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Getting a Fantastic Used Car in Dixon, CA

A used car doesn't have to be some broken down clunker. Car dealerships, such as ours at Ron DuPratt Ford, have some fabulous finds on their property. There are often striking car model options just waiting for a buyer, whether you have a craving for a reliable sedan, crossover, or SUV. Another thing to remember is that these car lots have sales when they want to decrease their inventory. As a result, it can be astonishing to see exceptional and beautiful cars going for incredibly cheap price.

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