Posts by this Author: Jones West Ford

Why This Crossover SUV Just Keeps Getting Better

Every season of the year offers new challenges to vehicles. Heat, rain, snow, sleet, ice, and other road conditions help define the capabilities of our vehicles. One popular crossover is here to help you overcome them – the Ford Escape.

Much of the Escape’s road capabilities come from its automated systems. The Intelligent 4WD System reads road conditions every 16 milliseconds and transfers torque and handling to the wheels that need it, giving you a more precise feel for sketchy roads. 

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Don’t Ignore Fuel Pump Malfunction Warning Signs

Since your fuel pump is only designed to accomplish one role for your car, it is rare that it will become inoperable. The job of a fuel pump is simply to supply an ample amount of fuel to the engine, which isn’t a heavy-duty role. However, there are moments when a fuel pump will go bad for an unknown reason.

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Fall in Love with the Ford Fiesta ST

Ford Fiesta ST owners have a special relationship with their cars. That's because this popular hatchback provides them with exceptional performance on the roads of Reno. Equipped with a 1.6L Ti-VCT EcoBoost® engine, the Fiesta ST will provide you with plenty of power on the road as it packs 197 horsepower and 202 lb.-ft. of torque. You'll also get Ford's AdvanceTrac, which automatically applies brakes and modulates torque when it detects wheelslip.

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What Are Brakes Used for on Your Car?

No matter what type of vehicle you are driving, the existence of brakes is imperative. Sure, physics says that your vehicle will eventually stop, but as a driver, you need to be able to stop on command. Without that ability, you are driving an uncontrolled weapon. There are too many other people in this world to allow you to drive like that.

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Why Do You Need to Clean Your Fuel Tank?

The look and smell of fuel is deceptive. Fuels appear to be clean when they enter your fuel tank. Fuels are dirty, full of contaminants, and chemically prone to changing molecular makeup. Though fuel that has adopted a few changes still ignites, some molecules bind with debris causing a hard buildup that settles to the bottom of your fuel tank. 

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Synthetic Oil is a Specially Formulated Product

You know that your vehicle requires oil in order for it to run and that the type of oil that you put into it can affect its performance. Synthetic oil is something that can improve the way that your vehicle drives and help you keep that vehicle in good shape.

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When to Change Belts and Hoses

Every car has a system of belts that allow the various parts under the hood to work. The serpentine belt powers various accessories in the car. The timing belt keeps the engine running in a synchronous manner. There are also important hoses in your car such as cooling hoses and power steering hoses.

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The 2018 Ford Edge: Not Your Father's SUV

In the market for a new car? Look no further than the 2018 Ford Edge! With many new features for the 2018 model year, this SUV is great for all types of drivers. Here are some features that come with the new Ford Edge:

  • Lane-Keeping System - This feature keeps drivers alert and causes the steering wheel to vibrate when it senses that the vehicle has unintentionally moved into another lane. This feature also helps direct the driver back into the proper lane they have departed.
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