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When & Why to Change Your Oil


Changing oil is important for car maintenance. When you don't change the oil often enough, then the car can seize as you drive it. That type of repair is impossible to fix. It requires the purchase of a new engine. That is why it is so important to change the oil. Here are some tips on how to handle the car oil changes.

When?
- Ideally, you should change the oil in your car every 5,000 miles.
- Most dealerships have a maintenance schedule they will follow.
- You can call the manufacturer if you are unsure.

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When Buying Or Leasing A Car


When you are looking for a car, you will need to consider whether to buy or lease a car. You should be sure that you understand which one you need to do.

When you buy a car, you will typically have a higher monthly payment, and usually need to make a down payment. After you pay it off, you own the car. You should also note that when you need a new one, you will need to purchase or lease it.

If you lease a car, monthly payments are typically lower, and a down payment is often not necessary. You…
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Navigate life more easily with the Ford Escape

At Wall's Ford we're firm believers that the vehicle you drive should only make your time on the road more enjoyable, more productive and more convenient. That's why we're always finding ways to incorporate the 2017 Ford Escape into any conversation.

 

You have a lot on your hands. We have just the trick to make you feel unstoppable. #FordEscape

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This well-engineered crossover features a hands-free, foot-activated liftgate with plenty of storage for all your groceries and cargo. As you cruise…

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Don't Let Your Hands Foil Your Perfect Clear Windshield

One of the most frustrating tasks for Salisbury drivers when detailing their cars is getting the windshield perfectly streak-free. No matter how hard you try, there's always smudges left over.

This Autoblog Details video goes over the full process of cleaning your windshield like a professional, and eliminating every streak. If you're crunched for time, there is one quick tip we can share to improve your windshield-washing success right away:

Wear gloves.

Latex or nitrile gloves protect the glass, and your cleaning towels, from the oil in your skin. Hands can be particularly greasy if...

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carwow Lauds the Fast, Fun 2017 Ford Mustang

If you're a fan of our esteemed American automaker, then we here at Wall's Ford have to imagine that you're already pretty familiar with its pride of the pony car class, the Mustang.

The question today, though, is whether you've had a chance to check out the 2017 model.

And if, for whatever reason, you haven't, don't stress it. With a little help from our chum, carwow commentator Mat Watson, we'll get you up to speed. Learn all about it by watching the video review below:

The perfect selection for the driving enthusiast…

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Is Bamboo the Solution to a Sustainable Automotive Future?


Ford has been testing bamboo for use in new vehicles. If it meets Ford's rigorous standards for durability, impact resistance, and heat resistance, it may be used in materials like a composite plastic.

Ford already uses plant byproducts like rice hulls and wheat straw to create plastic composites. By reinforcing plastic with natural, sustainable materials, it reduces the weight of the plastic (which is good for fuel economy and power-to-weight ratios), reduces carbon emissions and petroleum consumption, and is often more affordable. Being green is a win-win-win situation.

Bamboo thus far has been exceeding all expectations for tensile strength…

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5 Signs You Have a Failing Car Battery

The best way to ensure that you never break down on the side of the road with a dead battery is being able to identify the warning signs the car battery is dying. We have compiled this list of the top 5 signs your battery is failing.

1. The check-engine light was blinking and now it stays lit all the time.
2. Your car has to be jumped occasionally in order to get running.
3. When you try to start the car in the morning, the engine seems to take forever to start.
4. Once the car is running, the…
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Tips for Planning the Safest Possible Summer Road Trip

The way to plan for that big summer road trip is by setting aside some time now long before you get on the roads for a safety check-up. Planning today for trouble that may occur on the roads is the best way to keep you and your passengers as safe as possible.
  • Be sure to bring a tire gauge and check the pressure in each tire when stopping for gas.
  • A pair of jumper cables in the trunk will ensure a dead battery does not leave you stuck on the highway for too long.
  • Bring a gas can so that…
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Save Some Money By Saving Some Gas

None of us like to spend money for nothing. We never really take money and throw it in the trash. But we do when it comes to driving.

One of the best ways to save money on gas is to properly inflate your tires. An under inflated tire can wreck havoc on your mileage, and thus on your wallet.
Another way is to tune your engine. Keeping your engine tuned is good for the car and your wallet.
Remove excess weight from your car. It takes gas to carry around extra weight. We are not saying that you need to…
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