Know What to Do When a Roadside Emergency Happens

While you are out in Burlington, NC during your daily or weekly commute, you should think about how familiar you are with the steps that should be taken during the event of a roadside emergency. Not knowing what to do can put you and other drivers at risk of causing an even greater problem.

The standard rule to follow during such an incident is to activate your emergency lights and make your way over to the right shoulder with care. 

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Safe Towing Practices You Should Remember

Perhaps you’ve decided that this is the year you’re going to do it. You are buying that boat you’ve been wanting. There are a few important steps to take between the decision to finally realize the dream and getting it safely to shore to embark on it. One of them is determining whether your vehicle can handle towing the extra weight.

If you check your owner’s manual, it will provide you with the exact specifications for your vehicle, including load and tongue weight capacity.

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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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Do You Need an All-Wheel Drive or a Four-Wheel Drive Vehicle?

Deciding between a four-wheel drive and an all-wheel drive vehicle can be a challenge for some people. Basically, if you use roads that are rough on a daily basis, an all-wheel-drive might be a better choice for you than the four-wheel drive which will force you to keep switching between the 2HI and the 4LO when getting off the road. If you are having a problem with making the decision, our dealership is the best place to get all the advice and guidance that you need.

Visit our showroom at Stearns Ford Inc for this and more insights on all-wheel…

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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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The 2018 Ford Fiesta: The Perfect Subcompact Car here in Burlington, NC.


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If you are in the market for a stylish and affordable new car, the 2018 Ford Fiesta might be the perfect car for you. Whether you need a car for your work commute every day, or simply to get around town and impress onlookers with, this spunky subcompact car will get the job done.

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