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Car Batteries: Knowing When to Replace Yours

Your battery charges all the electrical components in your vehicle, and, of course, aids in starting your car. You literally can't go anywhere without it. That's why when your battery starts to fail, it's important to change out your battery with a healthy one. How can you tell when your battery's on its way out? There are some easy-to-recognize signs.

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We Make Finding a Quality Bargain Vehicle in South Charlevoix, MI a Breeze!

 

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When you shop for a used Ford model at our dealership, you can count on our sales professionals to provide you with the essential vehicle information along with details on prior services and repairs.

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2017 Ford Fusion Proves it's Among Sedan Segment's Best

If you're scouring the midsize sedan segment for your next daily driver, we here at Fox Charlevoix Ford think you might like to save a spot on your short list for ours, the 2017 Fusion.

And why is that, exactly?

Receive the requisite context from AutoGuide.com Managing Editor Jodi Lai; her critique of the Fusion is available right here:

Posh and polished, the Fusion's top-of-the-line trim -- the V6 Sport -- is one that stands out for all the right reasons.

Standard features on this model include a 325-horsepower turbocharged V6 engine, all-wheel drive, a distinctive grille, 19-inch ...

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2017 Ford Explorer Receives Rave Review from MotorWeek

Has the search for your next vehicular purchase led you to the full-size SUV segment? Well, if so, we here at Fox Charlevoix Ford would be quick to assert that:

Ours -- the 2017 Explorer -- is quite simply a must-see machine.

And, as we're not ones for unsubstantiated claims, we now suggest you scope the clip below. Link up with the automotive mavens at MotorWeek to learn of some of the Explorer's finest features:

The Explorer's penultimate model -- the Sport -- is bound to be a popular selection among driving enthusiasts.

Standard equipment on this trim includes an athletic…

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Burn Rubber at the Track and Still Be a Good Neighbor with 2018 Mustang GT's 'Quiet Start' Mode

The 2018 Ford Mustang makes it really easy to burn rubber with electric line-lock. But just because you can make a cacophony with your roaring engine and smoking tires, doesn't mean you hate your neighbors.

If you're about to take your 2018 Mustang GT out for an early-morning drive, you don't have to worry about the uproar of the ignition or the loud exhaust waking up every sleeping baby and sending every dog into a barking frenzy for a block. Quiet Start and Quiet Exhaust modes cut the volume to about the decibel level of a dishwasher…

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Standard Electronic Line-Lock Puts Race Car Feature in Every 2018 Mustang

Do you know how to do a burnout? In a new video for Ford, pro Formula Drift driver Vaughn Gittin Jr. teaches a few amateur drivers how to pull off the maneuver in a 2018 Mustang.

It's easy. All you do is search through the menu screen to activate Line Lock. It holds pressure on the front brakes for 15 seconds, while you let rip on the throttle to kick up smoke from the back tires.

Usually, convincing your rear tires to give up traction and spin while the front wheels hold firm in place is a tricky maneuver…

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Summer Time in Charlevoix Calls for Some Summer Maintenance

 

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The sun is shining and the weather is warm! It's time to enjoy the summer drive in Charlevoix. How do you make sure your Ford is ready to roll? With summer maintenance from Fox Charlevoix Ford! Consider having the following done:

  • Oil and filter change: Give your engine a clean start to the summer and get an oil and filter change. Routine oil changes clear dirt and debris from your engine, and helps it run more efficiently.
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Ford Goes After Light-Duty Diesel Competition with 2018 F-150

 

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The upcoming 2018 Ford F-150 combines brains with brawn, introducing more advanced technology, and upgrading its engine selection.

A new 3.3-liter V6 engine steps in to replace the entry-level 3.5-liter V6 of this year's model, increasing horsepower to 290, and torque to 265 pound-feet. On the higher end, the 2.7-liter EcoBoost is getting 25 pound-feet more torque for a total of 400, and the 5.0-liter V8 sees some improvement as well.

But those conventional gasoline engines can hardly steal…

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