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Keep Your Vehicle Running by Servicing Belts and Hoses

When you are trying to keep your vehicle in the best shape, there are various components of it that you need to maintain. Belts and hoses that are a part of a vehicle can wear out over time, and you should have them looked at to make sure that they do not need to be replaced.

If you feel that a belt on your vehicle is wearing out, it should be replaced to keep your vehicle running correctly. 

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Avoid Empty Fuel Lines This Winter

These super cold temperatures that we have been experiencing in our area lately has really made the winter feel long. Unfortunately, we have a number of weeks to go before the weather breaks, and in that time frame, a lot of wear and tear can be placed on our vehicles as we drive to and from work, drive the kids to school and activities and run our errands. Routine maintenance can ensure our vehicle is running in tip top shape but there are also some daily things to consider to make sure we protect our investment of a new vehicle…

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Dispelling the 3,000 Mile Oil Change Myth

One thing that most people believe when it comes to changing their oil is that it needs to be done every 3,000 miles. This was certainly the truth back in the old days of automobiles. These days though sees synthetic based oil and another thing is that the motors are made of more durable material. When it comes to oil changes, the best place to come to is right here at Stearns Ford Inc.

When it comes to oil changes, the best thing to do is go by what the automotive manufacturer calls for. 3,000 miles is basically…

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Schedule routine maintenance for your vehicle today

In order to keep your car going with minimal repairs, it is a good idea to keep it properly maintained. You should be used to the sounds and smells of your vehicle and take the time to visually check your tires and top up your fluids regularly. You should also take your car to us here at Stearns Ford to get it tuned up from time to time to make sure that everything is working the way that it should. It's always worth your time.

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You should take your car in frequently if you're subject it to harsh…

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Take a Quick Break to Help Your Brakes in Burlington

Keeping your Ford maintained is the key to enjoying it for years and years on the Burlington roads. Making sure that every part and system is regularly inspected and serviced not only helps your vehicle's value, but more importantly keeps you safe. That's especially true when it comes to your brakes. Take a quick break to help your brakes.

Have you checked your brake pads? They should be at least a quarter of an inch thick. Any less, and it's time to put some new ones on.

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Test and Replace Your Battery Often

Electricity is one of those areas that many people simply don't put a whole lot of thought into. You'll hear most people simply say, it works, that's all I know! This could not be further from the truth. The electrical system on your car, more importantly the battery, is arguably the most important system on your automobile. The battery is responsible for starting your car up several times daily, as well as lighting the dash, and powering all those sub-systems that you've grown accustomed to using. Without a good battery, you could have a major problem…
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Repair a Chip, Avoid the Crack

Rock chips are a pain! But they don't have to be. The trick is to get it taken care of as soon as possible. If you do, you can avoid a much bigger problem -- namely having to shell out for a new windshield. And that's expensive. Much more expensive than having to repair any rock chip repair.

It doesn't take long, either -- only 30 minutes or less. It's worth it, considering it's saving you from having to get a new windshield. Plus, having a crack in your windshield can even get you a ticket and…
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