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From Tires to Battery Checks, We Help Drivers Around Charlevoix Get Their Vehicle Ready for Michigan Winters

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You don't live in northern Michigan without thinking about all that the winter is sure to bring, and with the first snow already here and winter just around the corner, it's time to get your car, truck, or SUV ready for the season. Luckily, drivers from Boyne City to Bellaire, MI will find the help and service they need at our Ford dealership!

See below about all the ways that Fox Charlevoix Ford will help you conquer winter driving with no worries at all!

Getting the Right Winter Tires

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November is the Month of Sales and Savings for Drivers Around Our Charlevoix Dealership

The holiday season is approaching, and that means people around Boyne City are looking for the best deals, and that's just what they'll find at our Ford dealership! We have service specials to prep you for winter, and you can even win a new snowmobile or jet ski. Follow the link to see our November sales calendar and read below about some of the highlights!

Win a New Jet Ski or Snowmobile for Northern Michigan Adventures!

We know that our Ford trucks aren’t the only vehicle that those around Bellaire, MI enjoy, which is why you can…

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Is Your Oil Change Light On? It's Time To Schedule A Service Appointment

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Your vehicle requires routine maintenance, especially if you want to keep it running in pristine condition. One of the more common vehicle maintenance issues is an oil change. Oil changes should be performed frequently, to ensure that your vehicle is running as smoothly as it should be and to proactively protect against larger engine repairs. Here's a few oil change tips to help you accomplish that goal.

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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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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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I Have A Chip In My Windshield. Is That Dangerous?

A chip in your windshield could be just as dangerous as a crack. A chip has made a weakened structure out of your windshield, and though the shatterproof glass will prevent catastrophic failure, changing temperatures and flying road debris could cause a small chip to spiderweb out. A chip will only get worse, never better. It can impair the vision of the driver or be a distracting element as well.

But there is no need to drive with a chip in your windshield. Call our service department, and we can patch the chip, or we will replace your chipped windshield…
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Tire Rotation and Tire Pressure

Each one of those spinning rubber masses on your vehicle, known as tires, have special wear characteristics that need to be understood. Many people simply replace each tire when they are told to do so. You can actually extend the life of your tires doing several simple tasks. One is making sure you have the proper specified tire pressure in each tire. The manufactures specified tire pressure can usually be found on your driver's door sill, or in your vehicle's service manual. Also keep in mind that because your car's tires will wear differently, they must be…
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March Pothole Special


Pothole season is in full swing and area motorists have already fallen victim to these road obstacles. Freezing temperatures at night, above-freezing temperatures during the day, and melting ice or snow expands and constricts the asphalt, creating potholes.


Whether it’s a flat tire, lost hubcap, warped wheel alignment or a bent axle, a pothole can cause significant damage to your vehicle

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