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Take heed of your warning indicator lights

Bill Collins Ford knows that you’ve probably had to deal with a warning indicator light either in the past or very recently. It's quite easy to brush them off as nothing, especially when you're busy, however, these lights are so important to keeping you safe and out of car trouble.

 

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Your warning indicator lights are designed to let you know when something is in need of fast attention under your hood. Ignoring them can often times cause severe

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A Respectful Volume in the 2018 Ford Mustang

When you rev the engine of the upcoming 2018 Ford Mustang, you can expect some dep throaty engine noise; however, it's not always the best time to make your Mustang roar, so the American automaker has included a new feature called Quiet Exhaust mode. When you turn it on, it muffles the noise of your engine as not to disturb your neighbors. You can start quietly with the aptly named Quiet Start, and even set up specific times with the Quiet Time feature. See more of it below and start feeling more respectful:

 

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Ford Strives for SUV-Segment Supremacy with 2017 Explorer

We here at Bill Collins Ford of Louisville were wondering: have you had an opportunity to check out the 2017 Explorer, our esteemed American automaker's full-size SUV? Well, if not, we hate to be the ones to break it to you, but:

You may very well be missing out.

Not to worry, though, as the vehicular gurus at MotorWeek are here to get you up to speed. Check the clip below to receive their take on the Explorer:

Climb the Explorer model range to its apex and it is there you'll arrive at the luxury-loaded Platinum.

Standard equipment…

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Protect Your Car From Abrasions

Getting your car washed does a lot of things. First off, and probably the most obvious thing, is that it gets your car nice and clean. But it doesn't just get the dirt off. Keeping dirt off of your car actually preserves the paint job from getting scratched and ruined. Dirt is abrasive and will wear away the paint. When that happens, it is prone to get rust. Once rust sets in, you have a big problem on your hands. Rust problems are a huge headache to fix-not to mention very expensive. Make sure that you also get your…
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What Is The Purpose of a Tire Rotation?

The tires on our vehicles are often overlooked and taken for granted. We continue to drive our vehicles day after day, week after week while our tires slowly wear down from use. Unfortunately, many people tend to neglect their tires until a problem presents itself. Generally, this is both dangerous and expensive when compared to the alternative; proactive maintenance.
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Save Yourself Some Cash on Windshield Repair

If you think you can ignore that rock chip-you can, but it will cost you-a lot. Rock chips are time sensitive and need to be taken care of as soon as you get them. They will begin to spread into cracks that are not only impossible to repair, but will even get you ticketed, and cause you to fail a vehicle inspection. You will need to get a windshield, as well, as cracks can seriously weaken your windshield and if the crack is in your line of vision-it can get dangerous-especially on sunny days, since that crack will reflect light…
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The 2017 Ford Fusion Brings High Performance and Gas Mileage Together

If you are looking for an automobile that can provide high performance and still provide great gas mileage, you are looking for a special automobile. The combination of high performance and great gas mileage are not two options typically found in the same automobile. Usually, with most vehicles, you have to choose one or the other. In most automobile designs, the desire for one results in the reduction of the other.

However, at Ford, making outstanding automobiles that can provide the best of numerous options is what Ford is all about...

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