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Clear Indications it is Time to Replace the Car Battery

Regardless the size of your car or the power of your car battery, the signs that the battery is growing weak are common in all vehicles. The reason your car battery may need to be replaced sooner than you thought is because that battery is responsible for every luxury in that car. The drain on the battery occurs when you run the headlights, use the windshield wipers, play the radio, roll down the windows, or beep the horn.

Our dealership has identified the top 3 signs you may need a battery replacement.

1. Your horn doesn't sound as loud…
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Road Trip Essentials and Guide to an Uneventful Trip

Road trips are fun and can be spontaneous or planned. But even if they are spontaneous, a small amount of planning is essential so that simple issues can be avoided.

If you are taking kids, it is important to bring items with you that will entertain them along the way. Without games and books to entertain the kids, then you will find yourself easily annoyed. So plan to pack chargers, games, books, toys and snacks to keep the children occupied for the duration of the trip. Another thing that you will want to make sure you have on you is…
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2017 Ford Mustang Makes Waves with carwow Team

If you've been scouring the sports car class for your next daily driver, please allow your buds here at Blake Fulenwider Ford to throw you a bone:

Ours -- the 2017 Mustang -- is, by all accounts, a must-see machine.

And if you're at all wondering what makes it so, we invite you to check the clip below. Hear all about the Mustang from carwow commentator Mat Watson:

If pulse-pounding performance is the priority, look no further than the Mustang's available 5.0-liter V8 engine upgrade.

Offered exclusively on the range-topping GT model, the V8 pumps out a prodigious…

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Ford Hits Homerun with its Hot Hatch, the 2017 Focus RS

What do we here at Blake Fulenwider Ford enjoy about the 2017 Focus RS, our esteemed American automaker's hot hatchback?

Well, to be completely honest ... everything. This speedster, in our estimation, is a stunner through and through.

Click "play" on the clip below to see it for yourself; AutoGuide.com Road Test Editor Dan Ilika is here to show you around:

Try as some may, there is quite simply no denying the appeal of the Focus RS's engine, a turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder.

Syncing with a sprightly six-speed manual transmission and standard all-wheel drive, the four-cylinder ...

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Tips To Boost Gas Mileage

Everybody wants to save money. There are plenty things people would rather spend money on than gas. Getting the most miles out of your car is important for many people. Here are some tips on how to boost your fuel economy.

Make sure your engine is properly tuned at all times. When there is an issue with your car it can seriously damage your mileage rate. Getting repairs done on your car can save you money in the long run so make sure to get that tune-up and repairs as soon as possible to save on fuel.

Try to avoid…
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Avoid the Cost of a New Windshield

A lot of people think that once you get a pesky rock chip, cracks are inevitable. This is not so. If you take care of rock chips as they happen, you can actually prevent most cracks from forming. When you get a rock chip repaired, it is filled with a strong resin that actually strengthens the chip, making it near impossible for a crack to form. That's exactly what you want. If you leave rock chips alone-who knows what you'll end up with. You will get cracks and they will wreak havoc on your windshield-weakening it and obstructing…
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There is Need for Oil Change for Proper Engine Function

Car owners who do not replace the motor oil, risk engine failure. There is the formation of a substance which mechanics call sludge, and it was a common problem before the introduction of synthetic oils, and this could ruin car engines. Though, it is normal for sludge to be formed in your engine, changing the oil at proper intervals will prevent its formation. If you opt to use synthetic oils, you will be extending the life of your car engine. Also, you will increase its power and fuel consumption economy.

Dry starts are associated with conventional oils...

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The 2017 Ford Explorer Makes the Seemingly Impossible, Possible

In the 2017 Ford Explorer, there is seemingly no limit to where you can go or what you can do. Want to be among the stars? Make the cargo space your planetarium and gaze at the sky getting cozy in its spacious 43.8 cubic feet. Both the second and third row seats fold down flat for maximum storage capacity. You can bring along any extra items, big or small to make the most of each experience. The 5,000 lb. towing capacity of the all new Explorer is more than sufficient for larger items that you need to bring…

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