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Ford Super Duty: A Smart Truck With Purpose

Today's heavy-duty pickup trucks are different, and the Ford Super Duty is at the top of its class. Not only is the Super Duty one of the toughest trucks on the roads of Charlotte, NC, it's also one of the smartest. Drivers of this popular pickup enjoy technology such as Blind Spot Information System with cross-alert, trailer reverse guidance and the Ford brand's SYNC® 3 navigation system, no matter which they own.

The Super Duty still maintains the superb features for which it is known. You'll get rear seat storage and a flat load floor that…

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Enjoy a Pleasant Road Trip in the Ford C-Max

When environmental temperatures rise and drop, you can continue to tackle errands while driving a Ford C-Max automobile. The main tool that makes driving routines easier is the climate system, which is equipped in the cabin. By using this technology, harsh temperatures won't decrease overall comfort.

Ford engineers designed the dual zone climate control system strategically so that each passenger can experience a specific temperature in the cabin. If some passengers are too cold, you won't have to adjust the overall temperature. Simply increase the temperature with the climate tool. 

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Don't Go Bald: Signs Your Tires Are Going Bad

One of the most important investments you can make in your vehicle would be your tires. You always need to be on guard for when it might be time to replace them. Here are some tips to help you understand if you need new tires.

Tread Wear

The most telling sign would be the wear on your tread. Not sure how to tell if your tread is going bad? Don't fret. Simply use the good ol' Abe Lincoln test. Place a penny in your tires tread, and if the 16th president's face shows halfway through, it might be…

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Is Extreme Temperatures the Reason My Car Battery is Failing?

Even though your car battery may have appeared to have survived another extreme season, there may be damage inside that has severely compromised the way it works moving forward. When the weather is extremely cold, the liquids inside the battery are not able optimally. This makes it harder for the car to start, and if they do freeze, the casing of the battery could swell. If that happens, permanent damage may result.

If the weather gets too hot, those same liquids might start to evaporate, leaving the car battery with less chemicals to be able to crank over your car…

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Have You Ever Considered Purchasing a Used Vehicle?

Many of the drivers who arrive on our lot are looking for a reliable means of transportation but are on a strict budget. What are they to do?

With our used vehicles this dilemma is solved. Whether you are looking for a modern sedan or a spacious SUV you can be confident that you will find a complementary driving option in our used vehicle selection.

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Which Traction-Adding Solution Should You Use?

Winter is in full swing here again in Charlotte, NC and that, unfortunately, will bring the concern of snow and ice. Rock salt and kitty litter have been the go-to for most in any car-stuck situation but are they really the best option when you need extra traction?

Salt, in theory, is a great option. The road crews use it because it melts snow quickly and efficiently. The problem with salt is that it is highly corrosive and doesn't really provide traction in a slippery situation as much as it just tries to melt ice. 

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Winter Wiper Blades Flex More Strength

Let Town & Country Ford here in Charlotte, NC equip your car with strong winter wiper blades. This small car part keeps ice and snow cleared from windshields with precision, day or night. Water and ice on windshields give off glare, making it difficult to see on long, wintry night drives. Winter blades are thicker and do not freeze. They remain flexible in severe cold and drain efficiently.

  • Winter wipers are set in a tough rubber shell that stays close to the windshield for better water clearance.
  • The material resists shredding when placed under tough conditions. 
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