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Removing Gum with Ice: Car Hack, or Car Fail?

You want to keep your new Ford in great condition, so you're learning detailing tricks to undo disasters and keep the interiors spotless. If your quest for the perfect clean car, you may have come across many cleaning tips advertised as "car hacks."

Hacks are a new, clever way of doing things that most people don't know about. Sometimes they're ingenious... and sometimes there's a good reason people don't do it that way.

So, what's the best way to get rid of the dreaded chewed bubblegum in the carpet? According to one car hack…

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End the summer on a high note with the Ford Escape

At Priority Ford, you know it's our mission to help you enjoy every drive you take, during any season. That's why there's truly no better vehicle to embrace these final summer days with than the 2017 Ford Escape.

 

No matter where you go, the Intelligent 4WD in the #FordEscape will help you get there.

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The Ford Escape is a crossover with a powerful boost from its standard 2.5-liter engine, reaching 168 horsepower and getting 170 pound-feet

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Keep a Cool Head and Prepare for Your Road Trip with the Kids with These Tips

Taking your kids on a road trip is such a wonderful experience for them, forming happy memories at such a young age... however, for the parents, it can be a bit stressful. If you're getting ready for a road trip with your children and you're getting worried, take a look at the video below and learn some simple tips on how to make your road trip go as smoothly as possible! This experienced mom has some great advice, so check it out or read our quick written list if you don't have the time to spare. Either…

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Summer Care Car to Keep You Cool and Composed

The weather is hot, the sun is shining, and our steering wheels burn our hands when we park in the sun; there are some simple things you can do to ensure your vehicle stays cool and healthy this season, and the experts at Autotrader have made a quick and easy list for you all! Take a look below to see the list written out for brevity's sake or, if you need more details, check out the video:

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No Road? No Problem, with the 2018 Expedition FX4 Off-Road Package

You've got five kids who need to get to their softball practice, with bats, helmets, and cleats in tow. Only one problem—it's spring, and a rapid thaw and rain completely washed out the dirt road.

If you were driving a regular old SUV, you'd wind up spinning your tires through mud and going nowhere fast. This disaster, and disappointed crying, could be averted if you were driving the 2018 Ford Expedition with the…

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Ford Demonstrates its Mechanical Mastery with 2017 Focus RS

It seems to us at Priority Ford that our esteemed American automaker has once again conjured pure motorway magic -- and this time it's with its hot hatchback, the 2017 Focus RS.

What went into the creation of this sport-tuned stunner? Join AutoGuide.com Road Test Editor Dan Ilika to find out:

Far and away its finest feature, the engine of the Focus RS is really in a lane of its own.

Its turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder pairs with a six-speed manual transmission to produce a very plentiful 350 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque.

And, as you may well…

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Signs the Car Battery May Be in Need of Servicing

If you don't know whether or not your car battery is experiencing trouble, you car is giving you warning signs, you just have to know what to look for. Before you take the chance of running into trouble on a deserted road one night, be on the lookout for these warning signs the car battery is about to die:

1. The check engine light on the instrument panel stays lit.
2. The battery casing appears to be swollen.
3. Your car needs to be jump started more and more to get running.
4. The interior lights flicker when driving…
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Enjoy Good Visibility During Road Trips

A road trip to a remote destination can include plenty of unexpected hassles and problems. You should try your best to bring some essential items that will come in handy for dealing with unfortunate situations on and off the road. Remember to plan for inclement weather that can have a major impact on your visibility. A sudden downpour of heavy rain might actually damage the windshield wipers. Perhaps it's a good idea to pack some extra wipers that can be quickly installed after a storm. Additionally, remember to bring some bottles of washer fluid to remove dirt that's…
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Save Money by Increasing Your Fuel Economy

Every time you step on the accelerator, you're burning fuel to increase the speed of your car. Once you are cruising along at 50 miles per hour, when you go to stop, the energy used by burning gasoline to get your car up to that 50 miles an hour is now lost. After you stop, you have to again burn gas to power up the engine and get your car back up to that 50 miles per hour.

There are two important things you can do to lessen the negative impact on your wallet when accelerating your car up…
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