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The Ford Focus: Compact, Safe, and Packed with Technology

The Ford Focus is a favorite compact car in the Ford lineup for Houston, TX families. Its sporty design makes for a fun and economical ride. The technology incorporated in the Focus is impressive. Some of the features help improve driver performance, parking assist, and keep the passengers and driver safe.

The technology that helps the driver are vehicle sensors. The sensors watch for cars in the blind spot. Blind spots are tricky areas on the side of the auto. Having a second set of eyes to help detect passing cars will make driving safer. 

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2018 Ford Super Duty Makes Hard Jobs Easy

The Ford Super Duty has you covered when it comes to productivity. The 2018 edition of this workhorse pickup truck continues to impress with plenty of features to keep your work day under control.

The 2018 Super Duty packs as much technology as it does power and stability. It has safety technologies like the Blind Spot Information System and Cross-Traffic Alert. 

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Ford C-MAX Proves That Less is More

The Ford C-MAX is one of the most popular compact hybrid vehicles on the market due to it's sporty vibe. The styling of the new C-MAX balances seamlessly with its world-class efficiency and class-leading interior specs and appointments.

The 2018 Ford C-MAX features second row in-floor storage compartments, a class-exclusive feature. The compartments are integrated seamlessly, making them a safe and secure place to store valuables out of sight. 

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Belts and Hoses: Neglected Necessities

If you’ve ever looked under the hood of your vehicle, you’ve probably noticed many hoses and belts going this way and that. You may not know what they all belong to, but believe it when we say they all play important roles. Our Ford service technicians at Lone Star Ford Inc. will be happy to check over your belts and hoses and replace any if needed.

Every belt and hose is important in your vehicle. If one breaks unexpectedly on the highway, you may have serious problems. 

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Enjoy Driving in 4WD Mode With a Working Transfer Case

Four wheel drive (4WD) vehicles are more popular now than ever before, and with that popularity can come some misconceptions about what a 4WD vehicle really is. Often times, people get confused and think that all wheel drive (AWD) is the same as 4WD, when in reality it isn't the same at all.

A true 4WD vehicle can be switched from a two wheel drive to 4WD mode by the driver. 

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Which is the Wiser Choice: 2018 Ford Expedition or GMC Yukon?

You want a SUV, and your choices are Ford Expedition or GMC Yukon. How do you make the difficult decision? You want to compare both vehicles’ interior, amenities, and towing capability. Our Ford sales representatives can help!

You will find the Ford Expedition’s interior is roomier than the GMC Yukon. Expedition’s design helps you enter and exit the third row of seating with ease. Both SUVs have similar amenities to provide you and your passengers a comfortable drive and ride. The Ford Expedition and GMC Yukon have Wi-Fi and radar-based cruise control.

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Important Information About the 2018 Ford Edge

By the time that you finish reading this, almost everyone has heard something about the 2018 Ford Edge. What most are hearing is about its great good looks, but more important than the appearance of a vehicle is its capability. The following information from Lone Star Ford Inc should not be overlooked.

Many people are concerned about how much they can carry in a smaller SUV. The Ford Edge has 39.2 cu. ft. of cargo space right behind the back seats, but that can be expanded to 73. 4 cu. ft. by using the EasyFold seat release located on…

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Fill Your Car With Wiper Fluid, Not Water

Cleaning your vehicle's windshield has gotten much easier over the years. Instead of pulling over and cleaning your windshield from the outside, modern technology allows you to push a button and have your windshield cleaned without requiring you to exit the vehicle. To keep this technology performing at its full potential, you need to make sure you use windshield wiper fluid, not water.

When you use water instead of wiper fluid, you may be doing damage to the actual windshield wiper system. The moving parts need lubricant, and windshield wiper fluid is designed to lubricate the parts.

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Keep Food Safe and Your Car Clean This Season

The holidays often mean eating a lot of food, and maybe you have family or community events you plan to go to for which you've prepared food. If that's the case, you want to make sure it gets there without being ruined or leaving you with a messy car to clean. There's a couple things you can do to make sure your food makes it to your destination.

  • Make sure your food is kept in a solid, non-fragile container that's completely sealed.
  • Position the food container somewhere in the vehicle where it won't shift around…
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Help with Dashboard Light Meanings

Dashboard lights are always important to pay attention to. Sometimes they mean you need help right away, and others are there to help you keep up with the maintenance on the vehicle. Some of these indicators include:

  • Oil change reminder indicator - This means that you need to get the oil changed soon.
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