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Keeping Comfortable in the Ford F-150 Raptor

The Ford F-150 Raptor can ramp up your work performance by carrying up to 3,270 lbs. of payload and pulling a trailer weight up to 13,200 lbs. Off-roading prowess comes from the 3.5L EcoBoost® engine that generates up to 450-horsepower.

In the Ford F-150, you can relax comfortably on front bucket seats split by a convenient flow-through console in the center. Unique bolsters on the seatback keep you in place during aggressive maneuvering. To soothe away the stress of a tough workday, the standard SiriusXM® Satellite Radio can entertain with over 150 channels of exclusive talk...

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Impressive Ford Taurus Design Features

The all-new Ford Taurus isn't just a popular full-size sedan because of its appearance, there is more to those stylish designs than meets the eye. Here are just a few of the design features to consider.

The Taurus has HID headlamps, and they do more than make it easier to be seen driving on the roads. These headlights will turn on automatically when you turn on the windshield wipers, important because this is already a law in many states. The lights will also turn on by themselves if you're driving in low light settings.

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What advantage does SYNC 3 provide the Ford Focus?

Technological advances over the last decade bring advantages to any vehicle when they are available and employed. In the Ford Focus, the automaker has included the SYNC 3 infotainment system. The latest iteration of the SYNC 3 technology suite includes entertainment, as well as essential driver assist programs such as navigation, driver alerts, and smartphone connections.

The touchscreen of the SYNC 3 program allows the driver to select music from SIRIUS radio for their listening pleasure. The touchscreen also displays programmable mapping to ease traveling.

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Which Ford Flex Design Feature Is Your Favorite?

At Welsh Motors Inc., we proudly sell the latest iteration of the Ford Flex, which has exhibited atypical SUV styling for more than ten years. Let's talk about two of our favorite Flex design features now.

This three-row SUV enhances driving experiences through its trademarked Vista Roof system. Giving each row a sky view, this available system includes a front-row power sunroof, two middle-row skylights and a large skylight for the back row.

 

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Ford Fiesta ST Performance Features

The 2018 Ford Fiesta ST is a sporty and stylish compact, and while that’s true, it’s only part of the story. It’s a powerhouse that more than delivers on performance. In fact, its 1.6L Ti-VCT turbocharged direct injection EcoBoost l-4 engine opens up at 197 horsepower and 202 foot-pounds of torque. That’s an impressive amount of energy in a confined space.

When you combine the ST model’s 6-speed manual transmission with the engine’s capacity, you have the extra control that allows you to handle every aspect of the road. 

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All New Ford Super Duty Provides Capability for Any Adventure

For years, Ford has been supplying drivers who need tough, capable, and reliable heavy duty haulers for both work and play with the best pickup trucks on the market. The Ford Super Duty can handle just about anything that you can throw at it and has built its reputation on such. And with the 2018 model, drivers will also get to enjoy many productivity boosting amenities as well, such as:

  • BOXLINK™ and LED box lighting
  • 7 available cameras
  • 6 upfitter switches located in the overhead console
  • Rear seat storage
  • Flat load floor 
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Staying Safe While Towing is Extremely Important

When on the road, there are always a number of safety concerns that you need to keep in mind. When towing, these concerns are vastly intensified. Your safety is of the utmost importance, as well as the safety of everyone else on the road. So, what can you do to ensure that you're towing safely?

Certainly, one of the most important factors is weight. No matter how well-serviced your vehicle is, or how fancy the trailer, if your load is higher than your towing capacity, then you're not going anywhere. Exceeding your vehicle's capacity or distributing weight…

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What is the Difference Between a Powertrain Warranty and a Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty?

When you’re ready to purchase your new or certified used vehicle, one of the things you will need to consider is the warranty. There will probably be several offered to you, but the two most inclusive ones are the powertrain and the bumper-to-bumper warranties. Knowing a little about them beforehand will provide you with a smoother experience.

A powertrain warranty covers the moving parts that allow the vehicle to move forward or backward. An example of the oiled parts included is the drive shaft, wheel bearings, transmission, and engine. Normal wear parts that are not included would be...

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Engine Cooling System Maintenance

The cooling system consists of the radiator, the radiator cap, radiator hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. When a vehicle overheats, the cause may due to a malfunction in any of these cooling components. An engine may become overheated shortly after starting or during a drive. You may notice antifreeze puddling beneath your parked car or truck. All are signs that your cooling system needs prompt attention.

Without proper correction, overheating may warp aluminum heads or blow out head gaskets, which lead to expensive engine damage and repairs.

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What Is a Transfer Case and When Does It Need Service?

Four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive vehicles have a specialized component called a transfer case. Essentially, the role of a transfer case is to split your engine's power and distribute it to all four wheels via the front and rear axles. On all-wheel and four-wheel drive vehicles, it's in the center of the drivetrain system.

The type of transfer case you have will depend on how your vehicle operates. Off-road vehicles may have one with lower gears to better handle rough surfaces. A modern, active 4WD SUV may have a more complex set-up to accommodate different drive modes. 

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