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Ford Explorer Performance Review


Ford Explorers got a major boost in the past year. The latest engines now have a standard V6 engine that can put out nearly 300 horsepower. In addition, drivers have complimented Ford on the handling, saying that the SUV is light, easy to maneuver around curves, and a luxury to drive.

There are three engine styles available with the Ford Explorer. The standard is a 3.5-liter V6, but you can also get a more fuel economic 2.3-liter engine. This turbocharged 4-cylinder offers 280 horsepower, but you get...
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Worn Out Wiper Blades Limit Visibility

If your current windshield wiper blades are more than two years old, it may be time to swing by our service department at Lithia Ford Lincoln of Grand Forks to get them replaced with fresh, more efficient wiper blades. Having wiper blades in place that do an excellent job of clearing away moisture from your windshield is vital to having clear visibility while driving during rainy or inclement weather.

If your wiper blades leave streaks on your windshield after every pass, or if they squeak or chatter while doing their job instead of making a nice, silent sweep across the…

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Get your tire pressure checked today


Have you checked your tire pressure lately? Improperly inflated tires can cause unwanted wear, reduce your vehicle’s traction, and lower your gas mileage.

When tires are over-inflated, the rubber in the center of the tire bulges, reducing contact between the tire and the road and lowering traction. Over time, this causes the rubber in the center to wear more quickly than the outer edges. On the other hand, when tires are under-inflated, the outer edges flex more than they should, creating more friction between the tire and the road and making your engine work harder. The flexing of the…
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The Unassuming Penny - an Unlikely Car Maintenance Tool

 

The good old penny, that piece of American currency we toss into wishing wells and pick up for good luck. It may only be worth one cent by traditional standards, but, as an easy-to-use tool for car maintenance, it's worth its weight in gold.

At Lithia Ford Lincoln of Grand Forks, we want you to stay safe behind the wheel. One way to do that is to make sure your tires are up to the job. One way to do that is with the unassuming little penny.

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Do I Really Need to Rotate my Tires?

 

At Lithia Ford Lincoln of Grand Forks we like being our customers' go-to resource for important car maintenance needs. Over the years, we've found that one question that gets asked a lot is if rotating the tires on your car is really as important as people say.

The short answer is: yes. Yes, it is important.

Getting your tires rotated regularly is necessary for a number of important reasons:

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Helping You Know When to Service Your Tires

As the seasons change, and you continue to drive your Ford vehicle, your tires will see some wear and tear. While they will tough out the journey for a while, it's important to know when your tires may need service.

There are a lot of warning signs you should be aware of. For instance, if your tires need attention you could notice a drop in fuel economy, cracked sidewalls, reduced traction or handling, or your tire warning light comes on, it could mean that you may need your tires to be serviced.

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Reliable Ford Service for Grand Forks Drivers

The need for auto service and maintenance is one side of vehicle ownership that most drivers don't tend to enjoy. Rather than take time out of their schedule, many drivers let milestones slip by, unaware of the wear and tear they may be causing to the vehicle. Here at Lithia Ford Lincoln of Grand Forks, we're proud to offer a highly-trained service team, utilizing the best tools and tech, who will work to get your vehicle back to its best condition in the most convenient manner. The people of our service team make all the difference, bringing care…

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When it Comes to Service, No One Knows Your Ford Better than Our Team

At Lithia Ford Lincoln of Grand Forks, our team knows just how to treat your new or used Ford. We know just what maintenance it needs, the kinds of tires that provide the perfect fit and the parts that keep it in optimal condition. At Lithia Ford Lincoln of Grand Forks, we are Ford pros. How are you to take advantage of our expert knowledge? By visiting our service team, of course! From oil changes to brake repairs and tire rotations, our service team boasts the knowledge needed to keep your Ford on the road for miles to come. Check…

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