Are Your Own Hands Foiling Your Streak-Free Windshield Shine?

No matter how many times you clean your windshield, no matter what expensive glass-cleaning products you use, there are always streaks and smudges left behind. What are you doing wrong?

The answer could be right at your fingertips... because it is your fingertips!

If you handle your glass-cleaning towels with your bare hands, you are contaminating them with the oils from your skin. Oils can transfer from your hands to the glass directly while you clean it, unless you wear gloves, or it can transfer indirectly from the towel, if you have handled the towels with your bare hands.


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2017 Ford Mustang Garners Strong Endorsement from carwow

Should you have your sights set on the sports car segment for your next vehicular purchase, your friends here at Walker Ford would be quick to point you in the direction of our resident performance icon, the 2017 Mustang.

What makes this mean machine a must-see, though? carwow pundit Mat Watson provides some context in the clip below:

While every Mustang engine option is outstanding, the mid-level EcoBoost iteration may very well be our pick of the pack. Propelled by a turbo 2.3-liter four-cylinder, the EcoBoost produces a plenteous 310 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of torque.

We'd also…

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Categories: , , Recounts Best Qualities of 2017 Ford Fusion

Forever one of our favorites, we here at Walker Ford have nothing but love for the 2017 Fusion, our esteemed American automaker's midsize sedan.

And, evidently, in that opinion we are not alone.

As it turns out, Managing Editor Jodi is rather fond of the Fusion, too. Hear her thoughts on it in the clip below:

Optional with the SE and standard on the Titanium and Platinum, the Fusion's turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine is flat-out fantastic.

Joining with a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive, this four-cylinder produces a peppy 240 ...

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Ford Tests 'Vegetable Steel' Bamboo for Use in New Cars

Did you know the car you're going to test drive at Walker Ford has soy in it? If you have sat in a new Ford vehicle in the past few years, then it's true—you've sat on soybeans!

Every model in Ford's North American lineup uses soy-based foam in its seat cushions and headrests, and Ford didn't stop there. In the automaker's quest to make more eco-friendly (and affordable) vehicles, Ford has incorporated a slew of different sustainably-sourced plants into various models, including:

  • Kenaf in the Ford Escape
  • Rice in the Ford F-150
  • Wheat…
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Are You Prepared?

You never want to be stranded by the side of the road, but you can at least be prepared in case you do. When you pack your roadside emergency kit, you want to make sure that you have as many tools as you can to help you in a less than ideal situation. Tools like a First-Aid kit, warm blankets, a flashlight and batteries, and bottled water. You should also have nonperishable food items, a change of clothes, jumper cables, a tow rope, and a cell phone and charger. You could also pack a foldable shovel, sand, or cat litter…
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Common Sense Safe Driving Tips

It seems impossible to get from one place to another without the use of a vehicle. And, since many people use a car or truck to get around, there is the likelihood an accident can happen at any moment. You, however, can keep yourself a little more safe by practicing safe driving whenever you get behind the wheel.

Wear your seatbelt. Not only can it save your life, it's the law. It only takes a second to snap one into place, and, if you're ever involved in an accident, you'll know why it was such a good…
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But, I Just Had My Tires Rotated!

Let's take a look at that and see. Yes, the last time I checked my oil was...

It is very easy to forget when you have had your tires rotated. That is why it is usually best to have it done is when you have your oil changed. Your car is already on jacks and in the air, so it is quicker and never forgotten. The importance of rotating your tires is in the fact that tires do not wear evenly. Tire rotation insures that tires wear evenly, and this prolongs the lives of the tires, and makes for…
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How To Repair Cracks In Windshield

It is amazing the number of otherwise smart drivers that imagine that a crack in their windshield is no big deal. They decide that they are able to fix the crack or chip in the windshield with a windshield repair kit that they bought at the local convenience store. Stop, and think again. Is that chip or crack really repairable? Perhaps, you need the opinion of an expert. Cracks and chips in the windshield are more serious than you might think. They interfere with the driver's sight or line of vision while driving and could cause an accident.

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