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What's in an oil change

Monday, 19 March , 2018 Academy Ford

Ask an expert:

What actually happens to my car during an oil change?

We all know that oil changes are important, but they’re one of life’s annoyances for many people. Like going to the dentist, many people put off getting their oil changed for far too long.

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Categories: Insider, oil change, service

What you need to know before buying your first car

Tuesday, 13 March , 2018 Academy Ford

So you’re going to buy a car

9 things all first-time car buyers should do before heading to the dealership

You did it: you passed the written test, sweated your way through parallel parking, and now you have your long-awaited license.

Congratulations! Many consider the ability to drive solo as a major life milestone.

Now that you have that plastic golden ticket in hand, you may want to jump in the car and get to a dealership to buy your new ride.

Not so fast.

Before you jump into your first car purchase, there are some things you need to do to get ready. Here are 9 steps to take before walking into a dealership for the first time.


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Finance office secrets

Tuesday, 06 March , 2018 Academy Ford

Don’t get surprised at the finance office

9 things to know before you get to “the box”

When you’re shopping for a new car, you focus on a lot of things: the features, the trim line, the color. What you might not think about is the financing that will come along with your choice.

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7 Ways Used Car Buying is Like Dating

Wednesday, 28 February , 2018 Academy Ford

Find your perfect mate

7 ways pre-owned car-buying is like dating

You know the feeling when everything is perfectly right? You and your partner have a great rhythm. You can anticipate the other’s every move, you know exactly how they’re going to react, and you think he or she is the absolute cutest thing you’ve ever seen.

Of course, I’m talking about the used car you’ve just purchased.

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Categories: pre-owned cars

6 Ways to Get Lower Monthly Car Payments

Friday, 23 February , 2018 Academy Ford

6 ways to get lower monthly car payments

You get into your car on a Monday morning, and there it is: the dreaded check engine light is on again. You know your car is on its last legs, and it’s time to think about a replacement.

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