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Don't Change Your Oil as Often

The common time to get an oil change has always been the 3,000-mile rule but now that we have superior oils than we used to it may not be necessary to get your oil changed as often. It is more common to get it changed every 7,500 miles these days.

It is better to not get it done as often because not only will you be saving money that you don't have to spend but it is also better for the environment as well and less wasteful too.

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The Versatility of All-Wheel and Four-Wheel Drive Vehicles

You may be familiar with vehicles that have AWD and FWD features. Our team at Salem Ford has a wide variety of these vehicles and with great prices. No longer do you have to worry about getting through mud or snow. In fact, many vehicles offer this feature at no additional cost. If you're uncertain as to which type is right for you, we'll be happy to give you a quick overview.

AWD vehicles distribute power to each wheel as needed. FWD vehicles operate power to all four wheels when the system is in operation. Most vehicles have…

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Check Engine Lights and You

The check engine light on your vehicle is designed to alert you when some type of maintenance or repair is needed. This can be as simple as adding some air to your tires or replacing spark plugs. Sometimes something more serious can be involved like your brakes needing repair, and this should be done promptly. Your safety depends on this so at least check the issue out with our service team.

 


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Reasons You Should Consider Buying a Used Car

When you are in the market to purchase a vehicle, don't rush into buying new, a used car may just surprise you. At Salem Ford, we take great pride in the used vehicles we offer our customers. One of the advantages to buying a used car is you can save an enormous amount of money on the price tag. In addition to that saving, you will pay far less for registration and the sales tax on a used vehicle.

Each used car from our inventory is going to retain the majority of the value when it leaves our lot…

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Curious About SUVs? Join the Growing Club.

SUVs are one of the most popular vehicle types in America. Whether you're a family driver or just someone who likes a car that can do a little more, they provide an excellent alternative to sedans, trucks, and other more specialized vehicles. If you need a good example of an excellent SUV, look no further than the 2017 Ford Explorer.

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Ford Announces New F-150 Police Truck

The Ford F-150 series is well known for being one of the toughest trucks on the market. Now, as reported by AutoNews.com, Ford will be releasing a new version of the truck designed especially for police. The new F-150 Police Responder will be a variant of the highly anticipated 2018 Ford F-150.

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Go Further With These Fuel Efficiency Tips

Ford vehicles are already fuel efficient. But believe it or not, there are some things you can do to give your gas mileage a boost. From driving habits to maintenance suggestions, here are a few tips for Salem drivers from Salem Ford.

  • Pack less: Your engine has to work harder to carry the extra weight you put in your vehicle, and that means it uses more gas. Give your engine a break by packing less.
  • Slow down: Likewise, the faster you go, the harder your engine has to work because of wind resistance. Slow it down a bit to reduce…
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