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How Can I Tell My Car Brakes are Failing?


The best thing you can do for the brakes in your vehicle is to get them inspected at least every 12,000 miles. At Beck Ford Lincoln, we can locate trouble long before it becomes a serious issue with your brakes.

Get to a service center right away if you notice:
  • The car brake light stays on while driving the car.
  • The car wobbles when the brake pedal is depressed.
  • After tapping the brake pedal, you hear a grinding and squeaking sound.
  • The brake hardware seems to be leaking fluid.
  • The brake pedal is soft when you hit the brakes…
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Meet Ford's Staple of the Full-Size SUV Segment, the 2017 Explorer

What do we here at Beck Ford Lincoln appreciate about our esteemed American automaker's full-size crossover, the 2017 Explorer?

To be honest ... everything. We feel it's a winner from hood to trunk.

Check the clip below to get a feel for what we mean; here with more on all things Explorer are our friends at MotorWeek:

Arguably one of the most alluring across the Explorer range, the mid-level Limited model demands attention.

Standard equipment on this trim includes a 280-horsepower turbo-four engine, leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, power-adjustable pedals ...

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AutoGuide.com is All Smiles for 2017 Ford Fusion

If you're in the market for a midsize sedan, we here at Beck Ford Lincoln think you should save a space on your short list for ours, the 2017 Fusion.

And why's that, you ask?

AutoGuide.com Managing Editor Jodi Lai has the answer; join her in the clip below:

Beneath the snout of the base model, a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine holds court with a six-speed automatic transmission. Offered with front-wheel drive only, the four-cylinder produces a potent 175 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque.

We appreciate the fuel efficiency of this engine, too, as it's…

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Ford Creates Specialty F-22 Themed F-150 Raptor to Benefit Youth Aviation Programs

Ford Motor Company always finds ways to give back to the community. This year, Ford Performance found a way to raise $300,000 for youth aviation programs while also being awesome.

The F-22 F-150 Raptor is a one-of-a-kind version of the off-road racing F-150 Raptor, based on inspiration from the U.S. Air Force's similarly-named fighter jet, the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor. It was built by Ford...

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BLIS Takes Human Error Out of Blind Spot Checks

Ever since you first got your learner's permit, you have always been taught to look over your shoulder to make sure there's nothing in your blind spot before changing lanes. With years of experience checking your blind spots, do you really need a computer to do it for you?

A Blind Spot Information System (BLIS) doesn't replace the need to use your own eyes to confirm your blind spot is clear—but it does help remove human error.

How many times have you checked your blind spot and been surprised to find a truck there? You expected…

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How to Identify You Have a Failing Car Battery

The batteries in the cars of today have to power so much more than in years gone by. The car battery not only cranks the engine, it runs the stereo, all the lighting, navigation system, and charging stations. To be able to identify the warning signs of a failing battery will help you to get the problem resolved before you are stranded.

Failing battery signs:
  • There is a strong odor emitting from the car battery compartment.
  • The engine appears to be weaker when turning over.
  • Headlights are dim when the engine turns over each morning.
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