Signs Your Transmission Needs Maintenance

How do you know if your transmission is slipping? If you step on the gas to accelerate and the engine revs without the vehicle moving forward, it's time to check the condition and level of your transmission fluid.

Over time, the transmission fluid that keeps your transmission parts cool and well lubricated, can become black or brown with contaminants creating a burnt aroma. That spells trouble for the overall health of your transmission.

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Understanding How To Read Your Tire Size

At some point we have all had to (or will have to) buy a new set of tires. But how do you know what size that you need? Your tire size is actually printed right on your sidewall for you to see. But to the untrained eye, that jumble of letters and numbers can be confusing.

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Take A Closer Look At The 2018 Ford Explorer

If you haven’t taken a good look at the 2018 Ford Explorer yet, don’t you think it's time you did so? For a long time the Explorer has been a much sought after SUV, and it appears that Ford is not ready to relinquish its position as one of the best on the market. It is one of the vehicles that began the incredible ascent of SUVs as a favorite among families, business owners and so many more among the car buying public.

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The 2018 Ford Fusion: Innovation, Advancement, Ingenuity

The all-new Ford Fusion is setting the precedent thanks to its wide- range of features and attributes. This mid-size sedan is loaded with great automotive features, striking good-looks and power. The EcoBoost engines are something special because they give the vehicles great handling, higher-performance measures and much more efficiency in the fuel department.

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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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