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The Brake Pads on Your Vehicle Are Critical to The Entire System

One of the most important systems on your car, truck, or SUV is your braking system. Because of the nature of this system it is naturally going to suffer from some pretty heavy wear and tear. So, when it comes time to replace components on it you will benefit from having a basic understanding of how the system works.

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Signs That Your Windshield Wipers Need Replacement

Seeing clearly when you are driving is an important part of keeping you and the occupants of your vehicle safe. Windshield wipers play a huge part of that equation. Just like many other parts of your vehicle, wipers can wear out. Over time, the rubber on the wipers will deteriorate and rub off due to exposure to the sun, the air and from normal usage.

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Check Your Car Battery

A working car battery is vital in order to start a vehicle. Once started, the battery is also needed to store energy created by the alternator. The energy can be used to power various electrical components with the engine turned off. However, batteries have a limited lifespan. Most are equipped with a label that enables vehicle owners to designate the date when first purchased. In this way, you know when the battery needs replaced. 

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Safe Towing Practices

When you’re ready to tow your boat or any other cargo, there are a few guidelines to follow that ensure your safety. One of them is to verify proper weight capacity with your vehicle’s owner manual. It will provide you with specific details on load and tongue weight limits.

Once you’ve determined that the weight is within the recommended range, you can move on to inspecting the trailer. 

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Make Tire Rotations a Service Priority

There are some things that you take care of every few months without even thinking about it. You change your vehicle's oil and you handle other small maintenance jobs. You should rotate your tires on a regular basis, as well, to keep them wearing in an even way as you travel throughout Salem, NH and beyond.

If you want your tires to last a long time, rotating them is important work. You should handle this work on a regular basis. It is smart to have your tires rotated each time that you have the oil in your vehicle changed…

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Introducing the 2018 Ford Fusion

You may be interested in buying a sedan but lost in options. We get it! There are many options out there for Salem, NH drivers. Here at Salem Ford, we believe that the 2018 Ford Fusion is an excellent option. Here are few reasons why:

  • Available premium leather seats in the Platinum level
  • Ford SYNC wireless communication
  • Telescoping steering wheel
  • Audio system with auxiliary and USB inputs 
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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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