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Choose Victory Ford for Your Auto Repair and Maintenance Needs

Last time we talked here on our dealership blog, we discussed four spring car care tips to get you started on the right road to safe spring driving. Today, however, we'd love to remind you that our service center team is ready and waiting to assist you with other, more difficult maintenance tasks that you may not be able to do on your own. Whether it's in-depth repairs or simply routine maintenance, we'll help you out however we can.

 

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Jump into Spring with These Four Easy Car Care Tips

The new season is here, folks, and that means warm weather and sunny days perfect for a long cruise in your Ford vehicle! Of course, if you haven't readied your ride for spring yet, we here at Victory Ford have Four Easy Car Care Tips to help you get off on the right foot for the warm months. Take a look below, make a mental note, and start having a more enjoyable drive all season long:

 

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Take a Look at These Performance Features Offered With the 2018 Ford C-Max

Are you shopping for a compact hybrid? If you are, there are many options, but the 2018 Ford C-Max ranks among the best when it comes to compact hybrids. The vehicle offers a stylish appeal as well as numerous performance features. To learn more about the performance features offered with the Ford C-Max, please read further.

The C-Max offers an Electronically Continuously Controlled Variable Transmission (eCVT). With this transmission, the hybrid is able to provide you with a seamless ride because the powertrain uses energy from the electric...

 
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Discover How to Jump Start Another Car Safely with Jumper Cables

To safely get a car jump-started, you will need a wire brush, jumper cables, and safety gloves and glasses. Move the cars in position nose-to-nose, then turn off the engine and the car lights will need to be off. Open the car hoods, look to see if any corrosion is on the terminals. Put on glasses and gloves, use the wire brush to remove the corrosion to create clean contact points.

Take the red clamps from the jumper cables, red to good battery positive terminal, red to bad battery positive terminal. Take black clamps, first the negative on the good…

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Hot Weather Weakens Your Battery

Your car battery plays a key role in the operation of your vehicle. The battery provides the voltage needed to crank the engine, and it supplies electricity to many functions in the vehicle like lights, entertainment systems. Cold temperatures and hot days can take a toll on your battery.

Kansas City-area drivers know they need smooth and powerful starts in all weather conditions. In cold weather, the engine needs a strong boost from the battery to get the oil and parts moving. The cold can expose a weak battery, and frequently batteries fail in winter. The cause may be the…

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Keep a clear view: clean your vehicle's headlights


Your vehicle's headlights can make difference between a safe trip and a dimly lit wreck. You can keep your headlights clean and clear by putting a little elbow grease into the act and utilizing one of the methods below.

Bug repellent

Some people swear by using bug repellent to clean their headlights. If you choose to use this method, be sure to spray the repellent directly on to your cleaning cloth. Bug repellents containing DEET can damage your vehicle's paint, and possibly the headlight itself, when sprayed directly on to your vehicle's surface.

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You Can Easily Avoid A Tire Blowout


A tire blowout can be very traumatic for a driver no matter how experienced they are. Losing control of your vehicle while going at high speeds can leave drivers feeling helpless. That is why we here at Victory Ford of Kansas City are here to help you avoid this situation altogether.

Tire alignments are one of the most surefire ways to avoid tire blowouts. As your wheels come out of alignment, they begin to wear unevenly because they are no longer rolling in a perfect circle. By regularly having your wheels aligned you can greatly reduce your risk of having…
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Get Your Car into Gear with Transmission Service

If your car is having trouble changing speeds and your ride is anything but smooth, it's time to head to Victory Ford to see what's wrong. While the issue could be as simple as a leak in your transmission and the need for new fluid, it could also mean your transmission is beginning to fail.

Waiting to get your transmission fixed is only asking for trouble. At our Kansas City, KS service center, we will look your car over carefully and take it for a test drive if you tell us the ride is no longer smooth. If…

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Is It Time to Service Your Transfer Case?

Transfer cases disperse power between axles in four-wheel and all-wheel drive (AWD)vehicles. They move power from axle to axel in AWD vehicles to maximize traction. They require lubricating fluid to operate properly. This fluid must be replaced on a regular basis.

It's often a signal your transfer case fluid needs changing if your vehicle begins to have trouble shifting into the four-wheel-drive mode. The lubricating fluid in your transfer case could be contaminated. The fluid could also simply have aged and have begun the perfectly normal process of breaking down. 

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2018 Ford Explorer: A Vehicle for the Adventure Seeker

The 2018 Ford Explorer is one of the newest vehicles in the Ford lineup. The SUV has a nice exterior, and it has a multitude of features that can be enjoyed by the owners.

The 2018 Ford Explorer is specially designed for those who are looking for a thrilling road trip, and owners would enjoy driving the vehicle because of its high fuel economy that would save the owner hundreds of bucks. The 2018 Ford Explorer is also installed with the latest navigation technology, as well as available 4G modem that would allow online connectivity, which would mean more entertainment…

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