Do the Letters and Numbers on a Tire Mean Something?

There is important information provided to you on the sidewall of your tire. It tells you about the type of tire you have on your car. Once you become familiar with the abbreviations, you will find it’s fairly straightforward.

It typically begins with a letter, which indicates the type of vehicle it’s tested for. A “P” means passenger car. That’s followed by a three-digit number, and that gives you the width of the tire in mm. 

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The Importance of Maintaining Your Transmission

The transmission is an important component of your vehicle. It converts the power generated by the engine into the rotational force that powers the wheels. You need it to make your car move. Transmissions operate by shifting gears. About 95% of cars today use automatic transmissions, so drivers don’t have to manually shift.

To keep manual and auto transmissions running well, the transmission fluid must be changed regularly. 

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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.

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