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Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement

The purchase of a new vehicle brings about a lot of responsibility. You are responsible for making sure you protect this investment whether it be making sure that you have routine maintenance done on your vehicle, you get it inspected on a scheduled basis or you make sure certain parts on your vehicle are replaced every now and again like your windshield wiper blades.

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Replace Your Brake Pads Before the Calipers Damage Your Rotors

Isn't it a shame when something that could have been a minor replacement on your vehicle suddenly becomes more expensive and time consuming? That's what happens when you ignore your brake pads. You see, brake pads serve a very important purpose, namely acting as a buffer between the caliper and the rotor.

If that padding isn't there, you will slowly begin to notice a few major signs that the caliper is damaging the rotors. 

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Importance of Car Battery Maintenance

Preventative maintenance can often prevent inconvenient and costly repairs, and never has this been as true as with car battery maintenance. If and when your car battery suddenly quits working, your vehicle will just not run nor will anything inside the vehicle. We at Scarsdale Ford can go over car battery maintenance with you or supply you with a new battery if necessary.

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Important Towing Safety Tips

We know that many of our customers at Scarsdale Ford in Scarsdale, NY like the convenience of being able to use their vehicle for towing boats and trailers. There are several suggestions we'd like to pass along to ensure that you, your vehicle and the object being towed remain safe throughout the towing process.

First, reference your owner’s manual to check the towing capacity of your vehicle and install a trailer hitch matching your vehicle's size. 

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A Dead Battery May Mean a Dead Alternator

It is the dead of winter and really cold, you go to start your car and nothing. You pop your hood and grab your cables and chalk it up to a dead battery. But depending on other signs, it may not be your battery at all, but the alternator. The alternator is exactly like a small generator that is driven by the gas engine and recharges the battery while driving.

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When Was Your Timing Belt Last Checked?

The timing belt is one of the most important components of your car. Its purpose is to keep the camshaft and crankshaft turning at the correct rate. If the timing belt fails your car could suddenly stop running while you are driving.

The importance of the timing belt cannot be over emphasized and it is a part that is expected to wear out occasionally. 

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Find Out What Makes the 2018 Ford Edge so Special

If you're looking for a roomy vehicle that looks sharp, an SUV is probably on your list of cars you're considering. The 2018 Ford Edge not only provides plenty of storage room, but it also offers a variety of innovative features that help you get your day-to-day tasks accomplished more easily and safely.

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The Importance of Tire Tread


Driving a vehicle with worn tires is very dangerous and sometimes illegal. The tread design generally does not matter as much as the depth of the tread and tire location. The actual location can vary among car manufacturers when it comes time to replace old tires. Some vehicle manufacturers recommend putting tires on the front when only two are purchased at a time, while other manufacturers say the rear axle is best. One thing all car makers agree on is that "mix and match" tires are very dangerous, as are tires with minimal tread.

There are a few rules associated…
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