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Used Cars, Trucks, SUVs and More at Skalnek Ford!

Here at Skalnek Ford, we're committed to helping everyone find the vehicle that's right for them. We know that not everyone is interested in loaning or leasing a new vehicle, which is why we're proud to offer such a wide assortment of affordable used vehicles, all of which are available with terrific financing options that make them accessible to everyone. Whether you have something specific in mind, or you're looking for the best fit, we want to invite you to come see our entire selection of used cars, trucks, SUVs and more today and get behind…

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Ford Releases Power Numbers For 2018 F-150

As you might have heard, the 2018 Ford F-150 will finally be getting its long awaited turbodiesel V6. While we don’t have the power numbers for that yet—it won’t arrive until next summer—the Blue Oval has dropped the power specs of the other updated engines in the lineup, and practically every one gets a power boost.

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Tire Wear Is Not Even-Steven

In case you didn't know, the tires that take you to and from work or school each day on that vehicle that you love do not wear evenly. If you are interested in saving money and prolonging the need for you to swap out your tires early, this could be an informative article for you. Replacing your tires is something nobody relishes in. It is expensive, and it is time consuming. Many people don't realize, that if they take the time to rotate their tires every other oil change, you can actually make your tires last as long…
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How Good is Your Battery?

So, how long exactly does the battery in your car last? It usually will last from three to five years, but that depends on how you drive and what kind of weather conditions you drive in. There may be an issue with you battery if your car won't start, but if you are ever wondering how good your battery is, you can always take it into a trained mechanic, and they will gladly help. They can actually give you a diagnostic on the "health" of your battery. Your battery is very important-you need it to start your vehicle, power…
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Moving People and Cargo in the 2017 Ford Transit Connect

The 2017 Ford Transit Connect has sliding doors that allow passengers to enter even if there are other obstructions nearby such as parked cars. These doors have a height opening of 44.9 inches, so it should be easy for people to bring along any large baggage. Once the passengers settle down in the second row, they have the option of storing bags and other items in overhead compartments that are nearly identical to those in aircraft. The Ford Transit Connect has a rear door opening height of 45.1 inches, so packages and boxes can be easily loaded and…
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Ford Explorer Sets Sights on SUV Supremacy with Stunning 2017 Model

Nowadays, it's hard out there for a full-size crossover. As this class is one of the most consistently crowded -- and, as a result, competitive -- in all of autodom, it can be a real challenge for some utility vehicles to make a name for themselves.

Such is not the case, however, for ours -- the 2017 Ford Explorer. A certifiable staple of this segment, the Explorer's built quite a reputation over the course of its quarter-century career.

And it seems as though the 2017 model will strive to continue this trend in spectacular fashion. See it for yourself in the…

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Why Do Cars Require Oil Changes

The car owner's manual should consist of important information about the car. One section will cover car maintenance. Car maintenance is important because it provides a way to make sure that the vehicle is operating efficiently. It is also a way to make sure that the car is safe for you and your family to drive on the road. One significant part of car maintenance is the oil change.

Oil Change Basics
An oil change is required to remove the old oil and fill it with new oil. A car requires oil to lubricate the moving parts and prevent…
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My Mother-in-Law Thought I Spent an Arm and a Leg on my New 2017 Ford Escape

The news out today is that the new 2017 Ford Escape provides the driver with many standard high tech features and technological upgrades, without a high sticker price. When I showed "Mom" as we call her, all of the technology that comes with the new 2017 Ford Escape, she presented a jaw-dropping demonstration. Then she inquired about pricing; something astronomical I believe. Once I showed her the reasonable price-point she retreated: something that totally disarmed me. The above testimonial is the kind of comment we are use to hearing.  
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