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Cleaning Your Car Tires: Automotive Guide

Have you seen some of the tires on the road out there? A dirty set of tires can make the freshest car look junky. To keep your tires in good shape, there are a number of things that you can do with the right products. For example, you can frequently clean and shine your tires using products like tire shine.

To clean tires efficiently, you should get a tire cleaner, microfiber cloth or rag, and spray the tire with the solution. 

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Smart Technology Makes the Ford Focus a Smart Choice

The Ford Focus has been the must-have compact car since 1998. A comfortable and roomy ride that is coupled with great fuel efficiency is enough to command consumer loyalty, but the additional smart technology features ensure that drivers will have the best experience possible in all their travels.

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The Ford F-150's Dominance Continues in 2018 With Its List of Technology Features

There are many reasons that the Ford F-150 has been a best seller for years. It has long been a leader in its class in terms of reliability, quality, safety, style, and comfort. As one of the most capable vehicles on the road today, the F-150 continues its dominance in 2018.

Drivers of the all new F-150 are also going to benefit from all of the available technology features for the 2018 model year that include:

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Ford Edge - No One Does Technology Better

The new 2018 Ford Edge is a popular SUV for many reasons, including its stunning appearance, powerful engine, amazing capabilities and state-of-the-art technology features. Stop at Crown Ford and see for yourself all this beauty has to offer

Technology seekers will love the SYNC®3, which brings you Apply CarPlay and Android Auto and the ability to connect to your phones and view maps, listen to music, 

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Timing Belt Essentials

In order for your vehicle to run in the correct manner, it is necessary for the vehicle to have either a timing belt or a timing chain. The timing belt and chain make sure that elements within the engine are working in proper coordination with one another. If the timing belt or chain were to break, it could severely damage the engine.

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Why Brake Fluid is Important

All braking systems need fluid in order to transmit force properly. There are different types of brake fluid that you may need for your vehicle. These break down into multiple DOT types, including 3, 4, and 5. DOT5 is different from DOT3 and DOT4 as it i made from silicon. The difference is the longevity and depending on how often you brake, you may want DOT5 for its long-lasting properties over the first two types.

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How a Hydraulic Suspension System Works

Hydraulic suspension systems are relatively new to the automobile industry. The Hydraulic system uses oil and compressed gas in the place of springs to absorb forces emanating from the road surface. When tires hit a bump, the synthetic rubber and air in the tire absorb some of the force.

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SUV Comparison: GMC Yukon vs. Ford Expedition

Flexibility is an important factor in selecting an SUV; we demand a lot from these versatile vehicles. Redding, CA area drivers use SUVs for many essential things including local errands, daily commutes, getting around with kids, and long trips with boats or trailers. We at Crown Ford understand that an SUV plays an important role in work and recreation. The Expedition has design and flexibility to meet a wide range of situations.

Adaptability to the driver's needs is a factor that separates the Ford Expedition from the GMC Yukon and other full-sized SUVs. 

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2018 Ford Edge Makes Driving Fun Again

The new 2018 Ford Edge has engineered many attributes that make driving easier and more responsive. Consumers can choose either the 2.0 liter or 2.7 liter EcoBoost motor depending on their power needs. The driver who demands increased traction can select AWD on most trims, but the sport trim level has AWD as a standard feature.

Many accidents occur while parking, so Ford developed Park Assist that uses sensors to help drivers safely park even in tight spaces. Lane Keep utilizes the front camera to keep drivers in their lane. 

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2018 Ford Explorer Shows the Latest in Ford Excellence

As part of the Ford brand’s model lineup for over 20 years, it comes as no surprise that the Ford Explorer is among the best-selling SUVs of all-time. The 2018 Ford Explorer continues this tradition in true Ford fashion. This year's model offers three different EcoBoost engines. The base model sports a 3.5-liter V6 that gets up to 24 mpg highway. There are two different EcoBoost engines that are optional: the fuel-efficient, turbo-charged 2.3-liter and the more powerful 3.5-liter V6.

The roomy, three-row Explorer SUV comfortably seats up to seven passengers.

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