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Entertain Yourself and Get Comfortable with the Ford Focus ST

The Ford Focus ST is admired by many as a great option for those who want a performance hatchback with great interior features. The entertainment system in the Focus is the first thing noticed about the interior of this car, it sounds and looks great! The seats are comfortable and will surround you with comfort as you drive through traffic.

The entertainment system in the Ford Focus ST has 6 speakers, AM/FM radio and voice recognition. 

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Give Your Family the Technology They Want with the Ford Edge

The Ford Edge is a popular mid-size SUV and it provides your family with access to the technology that they want on the road. You can keep your family happy when traveling out of Huntley, IL with help from the technology features in this vehicle.

Your family members love their phones and they like to put them to use as much as possible. The SYNC 3 system in the Ford Edge allows you to connect your phones to your vehicle. 

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What Features Peak Your Interest When Looking for a New SUV?

When you set out to find your next SUV, what do you look for? Could it be price or maybe even performance features that matter most to you? The 2018 Ford Flex seeks to rise above the competition and attract those looking for a new SUV with unique designed features.

The 2018 Flex includes design features that seek to enhance the driving experience. Among these is the sophisticated aesthetic of its interior design. 

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What Are Ford Super Duty Trucks Made Of?

Going back to the first F-150s and F-250s, Ford truck cabs, beds, fenders, and hoods consisted of heavy steel. To meet government mileage standards, Ford gradually thinned the steel on all these surfaces. Then, in 2017, Ford lightened the load further by changing the upper body of the Ford F-series of trucks to a military grade aluminum that was stronger and lighter.

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The 2018 Ford Escape Suits Both Business with Pleasure

Whether you're looking to show business clients around town, tote your kids around to soccer practice, or just make your morning commute, the Ford Escape has you covered. This crossover is built for multitasking, and its eco-friendly stop-start option and ability to get 30 highway MPG standard means you won't have to feel guilty using it for all of your daily activities.

Comfort is the name of the game with the Ford Escape, and it's a comfort afforded to both driver and passengers. The former will love the ergonomic steering wheel available with heating components...

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Review the Technologies Offered by the Ford EcoSport

The EcoSport is the latest from Ford. An affordable vehicle for any driver, the EcoSport is packed with technology and efficiency. While some of the trims have a lot of room, this vehicle was made to save gas and take you around the city without ever having to disconnect from Wi-Fi. That's because EcoSport comes with Sync Connect, which is a Wi-Fi hotspot for your car.

There are several different trims that have different features. At standard pricing, the EcoSport still has a lot of technology packed in with SYNC. You can upgrade to get SYNC 3 and an…

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Tire Sipes Make a Difference

Your tire treads are responsible for keeping your car on the road. In order to create traction on treads, tire makers include elements known as sipes.

Sipes are thin grooves that are cut into the lugs, which are the thick parts of the tread. Sipes and lugs work together to create more surface area and grip.

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Extreme Temperatures Dangerous to Car Battery

If you have a dead car battery, you aren't driving anywhere. While car batteries are resilient, and typically have a lifespan of about three years, they are capable of failing. Batteries fail quicker when compromised and during extreme periods of cold or hot weather.

When first learning to drive, you were probably taught that it is crucial to drive your car for a few minutes on both very hot or freezing days, even if you don't need to go anywhere. 

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Tips on Avoiding a Tire Blowout

There is no good time to have a flat tire, but a complete tire blowout can put you at serious risk on the road. Although you can't control everything, there are some easy steps you can take to make sure that you are as prepared as possible to avoid a tire blowout.

Checking your tire pressure is key. It is important to check the pressure of each tire when the car is totally cool.

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Headlight Restoration You Can Do Yourself

Your headlights are an important part of your vehicle because they help you see what's ahead of you. Faded, dull and dirty headlights can be a hazard on the road. We at Tom Peck Ford offer headlight cleaning and restoration services and also carry a full line of supplies on hand.

If you're interested in cleaning or restoring your headlights yourself, there are a few different paths from which to choose.

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