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2018 Ford Edge: Style for Your Unique Personality

There is a lot to love about the latest Ford Edge design. With a sleek exterior and soft-touch materials inside, the comfort and styling make it one of the classier midsize SUVs for the price. Ford also gets a lot of high marks for the infotainment interface, connected to a 4.2-inch touch screen that controls other cool features like driver assistance safety alerts.

The space inside is designed for leg room. The Edge has 39.2 cubic feet behind the seats for cargo, so it's a handy SUV to have for soccer practice, road trips, camping, or just…

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What is the Proper Voltage Level for My Battery?

Like any other battery, your car battery leaks power over time. If you do not drive your vehicle, your battery will eventually lose the capability to supply the necessary voltage to start your engine. The battery does not need to be completely exhausted of voltage to be considered a failing volt storage unit.

When you use your voltmeter to test your battery, you get a display of the amount of voltage stored inside. Without the engine running, a fully-charged battery registers 12.6 volts. 

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Tell-Tale Signs You May Have a Leaky Exhaust

Have you ever wondered how you would know if you had an exhaust system problem? Exhaust system problems aren't just when your muffler is loud. You can also have a leak in various places along your entire exhaust system line. When you have a leak, you can have potentially serious problems to you and your passengers health, including exposure to toxic fumes from your exhaust system.

There are a few ways that you can spot a potential exhaust system leak. First of all, you might notice that your vehicle is not as fuel efficient, causing you to fill up…

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Keep Your Vehicle's Belts and Hoses in Good Shape

There are many components that come together to create a car and to help it run well. You need to look out for each one of those components if you want your car to get you safely around in Baytown, TX. You should have regular maintenance work done on your car to make sure that your belts and hoses are working as they should.

There are belts that help you as you drive your car, and if one of those belts wears out, you could be in danger. You should have someone look at your car every now and then…

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Why You Should Monitor Your Car's Filters

As you drive in Baytown, the air that your car comes in contact with is full of pollutants and toxins that need to be filtered in order to keep the engine performance at its highest capability. This is accomplished through the cabin air filter located in the engine compartment.

A dirty cabin air filter can greatly affect fuel economy as well as potentially cause unwanted particles in the air stream that reduce engine performance. Perhaps you’ve wondered how often you should replace your filter. 

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Protect Your Investment With New Tires

As most drivers will tell you, your tires are crucial to your safety on the streets of Baytown, Texas. No one can tell when their tires will go flat or have a blowout. There are things that you can do to prevent being stranded on the side of the road.

One thing you can start with is the eye test. Does it look like one of your tires is low even after you have put air in it? That could mean you have a slow leak. 

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Symptoms of Ineffective Headlights

The importance of headlights in a car is quite apparent. They provide the necessary illumination required by drivers to see and be seen on the roads of Baytown, TX and beyond. Headlights come in different shapes, designs, and sizes and are meant to be replaced as soon as they burn out.

In poorly lit conditions, headlights improve your general safety through lighting. 

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Enjoy the Added Safety of Blind Spot Monitoring

We here at Baytown Ford are always looking to bring our customers the latest and greatest technology to keep the residents of Baytown, TX safe and secure. One new piece of technology introduced by Ford is the Blind Spot Monitoring System, also known as BLIS. This system has become a big success for all drivers, whether simply driving through town or towing a trailer with added blind spots. 

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2018 Ford Explorer: Better Than Ever

The Ford Explorer has been a reputable competitor in the SUV segment for many years. Experts credit the Explorer for setting the standard that started the appetite drivers have for Sport Utility Vehicles. They remain highly-requested models among automobile enthusiasts throughout Baytown, TX and beyond. Recently, Ford introduced a 2018 version that is sure to excite new car buyers.

The 2018 Explorer is a powerful and luxurious mid-size SUV. There is three spacious rows of seating that can accommodate up to seven passengers. 

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Stay Safe and Replace Your Worn-Out Tires

Driving on worn-out tires can put you, your passengers, and other drivers at risk. Did you know that tire wear bars can let you know when to replace your tires? Tire wear bars run across your tires and are lower than the raised tread. Your tire's tread begins at 10/32 of an inch and will wear down to 2/32 of an inch. Your wear bars are at 2/32 of an inch. When your tread is flush with the wear bars, then it is a great indicator to replace those tires as soon as possible. The Baytown…

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