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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Obeying Traffic Signs Can Help Keep You Safe

Traffic signs are something that shouldn't be taken lightly when driving. They aren't suggestions, they are the law and are there to help keep you and others safe. No matter how long you've been driving or how often you've ignored traffics signs before with no problem, ignoring traffic signs puts yourself and others at risk. Below are some commonly ignored traffic signs:

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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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The 2017 Mustang: Best-Selling Reliability

If you've been on the lookout for a car that offers more power, something that's as high-performance as it is eye-catchingly gorgeous, then look no further than the 2017 Ford Mustang. As the number one best-selling sports car in the entire world, you can rest assured that you're choosing a spectacular ride; even better, 92% of all Mustang models sold in the last 10 years are still driving today, so reliability is no concern! Check it out below and see how it leaves the Chevy Camaro - a main rival - in the rearview.

 

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The Ford Escape Helps You Navigate Life More Easily

Mother Nature only intended us to have two hands, however, there are certainly days when we need more! Here at Salem Ford, those are the days when we're thankful we offer the versatile and accommodating 2017 Ford Escape to drivers around the area.

 

You have a lot on your hands. We have just the trick to make you feel unstoppable. #FordEscape

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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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Enjoy the Family Style and Safety of the 2017 Ford Explorer

When your family starts to get bigger and you're in need of a larger vehicle to accommodate everyone comfortably, look no further than the 2017 Ford Explorer! The Sanchez family absolutely loves their Explorer XLT thanks to the gorgeous styling, the spacious cargo area that can expand up to 81.7 cubic feet, the SYNC infotainment system for music and connectivity, the safety of the rearview camera, and so much more. Check out what they have to say in the video below:

 

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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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