Archive for the ‘Service’ Category
What to Do if Your Engine Overheats
Thanks to all of the advancements within the automotive industry, we don’t have to worry about a lot of the problems people used to have to worry about when owning a car. But that doesn’t mean problems don’t still occur. One such problem that can occur is your engine overheating, especially during our hot Tampa, FL, summers. Thanks to advancements in auto technology, engines don’t overheat as much as they used to, but it still can happen, and you need to know what to do if it does happen so you can avoid any catastrophic engine damage. With that in mind, here’s our guide on what to do if your engine overheats. (more…)
How to Get Your Car Ready for Spring
Spring has officially sprung here in Tampa, and that means it’s time for spring cleaning. But make sure you don’t forget about your car while you’re taking care of everything else. See, cars also need spring cleaning. But sometimes it’s hard to know how to get your car ready for spring. So, we compiled this list of spring maintenance tips for your car to help you get started. (more…)
When Do I Need to Replace My Tires?
Spring is upon us here in Tampa, Florida, which means it’s the perfect time to do a little “spring cleaning” for your Ford car, truck or SUV. And your tires are one of the most important parts of your vehicle that you need to keep an eye on. Without good tires, well, we don’t need to tell you what can happen. But you may be asking yourself, when do I need to replace my tires? How do you know if they’ll last another season or if now’s the time to install a new set? Well, that’s why we’re here – to make sure your automobile is ready for another season of driving around the great state of Florida. (more…)
When Do I Need to Replace My Brakes?
A debate regarding the most important part on a vehicle could go on for ages. But we can all agree there are a few parts that stand above the rest. And one of those is your brakes. Without them, well, we don’t need to tell you what could happen. That means you need to keep on top of their maintenance. But since not everyone is a gearhead, it can be hard to know how to do that. To help you out, we came up with a guide on how to know when to replace your brakes. (more…)
How to Upgrade Connectivity Features in Older Ford Models
Do you have a 2010-2016 model year Ford that you absolutely love and would never dream of getting rid of? But, at the same time, do you get a little jealous when you hear about all of the advanced new technology features found in the newest model year Fords? Do you wish you could have the best of both worlds? Well, now you can thanks to the new Ford SmartLink feature, which will allow you to upgrade your older Ford model with some of the latest connectivity features found in new Fords. Intrigued? We thought you would be. So let’s take a closer look to see how it all works. (more…)
Why does my Ford F-150 shake?
There are many things that could make your truck shake, and we will walk you through them. This guide applies to more than just Ford trucks. These problems can come up on nearly any vehicle regardless of make or model. First step is not to worry. This is a solvable problem, and we just have to start by ruling things out. Let’s figure out why your F-150 shakes. (more…)
Oil change coupons August 2015 Tampa FL
In terms of overall value, you really can’t beat everything we have to offer drivers here at Brandon Ford. Not only are we one of the leading Ford dealers in the area, but we also have a number of awards and accolades that, at least we hope, show our dedication to our customers and area drivers.
Besides our great sales and service, we offer a ton of coupons to use when you visit Brandon Ford. These coupons change monthly, too, so you should make sure to check back frequently when it comes to saving money.
How to rotate the tires of a Ford Focus
Rotating your tires is an easy way to keep your vehicle in tip top shape for an extended period of time. Think about it: your tires are the only part of your vehicle
that actually touches the road. They are bound to eventually be worn out, but there are a few things you can do to help the process. (more…)
What phones will work with Ford SYNC and Ford SYNC 3
For a one-of-a-kind, personalized driving experience, drivers can get an infotainment system that will do everything from make phone calls and send text messages to provide turn-by-turn, voice-activated navigation. It can also provide real-time traffic and weather information for inquiring minds. Basically, the Ford SYNC system can do just about anything you’d imagine and it makes your vehicle a great tool for any type of communication. (more…)
Summer car service specials Tampa FL
No matter where you live, any extreme weather conditions can be difficult on a vehicle, especially heat, especially in the south, and especially in the warm summer months of June, July and August. The heat can be rough on a vehicle because it can mess with the engine, it can mess with your tires, it can mess with your air conditioning and just about anything else you could imagine.
It’s crazy how much damage something as simple as heat can do! (more…)