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Tire Pressure: Here's Why It Matters

Are you worried about your new tires? Are you wondering how you can make them last as long as possible? There's a simple way: your tire pressure.

Your tire pressure is one of the most important aspects of maintaining healthy vehicle tires. Keeping your tires inflated appropriately will ensure you get great gas mileage, will ensure your car gets the best possible traction and will help your tires last a little longer.

While it's important that your tires are never under-inflated, it's also important that your tires not be over-inflated. Under-inflated tires can lead to poor MPG…

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You Will Be Surprised at How Much Technology Is Offered in The New Ford Taurus

The Taurus from Ford has a long-standing tradition of excellence in the automotive industry. It has long been at the head of its class thanks to its styling, safety, quality, and reliability.

And for the model year, drivers of the all-new Taurus from Ford are going to enjoy a long list of technology features as well that include:

So if you would like to see all of these impressive features in person then head on over to our showroom here at Green Ford in Peoria, IL and have one of our sales experts take you out in the all-new Ford…

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Ford Explorer: Top of its Class

The 2018 Ford Explorer has long been considered the standard by which other large, three-row SUVs have been judged. However, Ford has never taken this position for granted and has continued to modify and add a number of outstanding features to the flagship of its SUV line.

The Explorer is even more gorgeous in its current form as Ford redesigned the exterior for the 2018 model year with a dynamic new grille and signature LED lighting. 

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A Look at the Ford EcoSport Capability Features

The 2018 Ford EcoSport from Green Ford is designed to enhance your driving experience in a number of different ways. This is accomplished through the various capability features on the Ford EcoSport.

Among the Ford EcoSport capability features is the hill launch assist. This feature better ensures that you are able to accelerate on a hill, without rolling backwards in advance of doing so. Another of the Ford EcoSport capability features is the flexibility of the interior. For example, you can fold up or fold down the rear seats to meet your specific needs. 

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How Does Friction Affect Your Brake Pads?

When a driver presses the brakes on their car, the brake pads touch the disc brakes with excessive force. Unsurprisingly, this causes wear on both the discs and the brake pads since they are utilized to such a high degree of everyday driving.

The tube-shaped objects that can be viewed on automobiles are known as cylinders. Each cylinder has hydraulic fluid inside that is fed to the brake pads. Like a syringe that is used during a vaccination from a doctor, the hydraulic fluid moves the brake pads and rubs against the disc brakes.

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Car Tips: How Do Timing Belts Work

Some would say a timing belt is the most important piece of your car engine. This is because it holds together the camshaft and crankshaft, making sure that each rotates together at the same time. This keeps your engine working properly. However, when the timing belt is loose or cracked, it can cause issues that disrupt your engine and other parts of your car.

Timing belts used to be made of chains, but rubber timing belts were invented in the late 1970s. The newer belts were faster and led to increased gas mileage, which was great for consumers. Today's…

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Shop for Original Replacement Parts at Green Ford

If you are in the market for replacement parts for your vehicle, be sure to stop in at Green Ford. We have a wide selection of original equipment manufacturer parts to suit your needs. Our team ensures that we only use the highest quality parts for your vehicle.

While some independent automotive repair shops use aftermarket parts, here at our Peoria, IL showroom. we make sure to use only the best parts available. Aftermarket parts always carry a risk of not giving you the highest performance possible. By using only approved parts from a dealership, we can ensure that your…

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2018 Ford Explorer Is Dominating Roads Throughout Peoria

Representing the best of SUV/Crossover excellence, the 2018 Ford Explorer is full-size sports utility vehicle can handle the tough jobs in those hard to reach places with top-notch success. Commanding respect on the road, this SUV has a strong exterior that earned it a high rating with IIHS. It delivers a powerful design and roomy interior that can fit seven people and high-quality modem connectivity that can handle 10 devices.

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Travel and Maintenance Tips to Save Time and Money

It's the time of year where everyone's traveling for one reason or another. Whether you're going on a road trip or just getting ready for the holidays, you'll most likely be doing a good amount of driving. Being prepared is easy and can save you time and money by avoiding costly repairs and lost time and productivity. Scheduling your maintenance and any service matters now with Green Ford will also help you avoid any delays during the busy season

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The 2018 Ford Fusion Exceeds Customer Expectations

There are few cars on the road as impressive as the 2018 Ford Fusion for combining the latest technologies with a price tag that makes this midsize sedan far below the cost of most luxury options of a similar standard. Here at Green Ford, we have seen the market for midsize sedans grown in recent years with many of Ford's competitors bringing their own models to the market, but few have the range of options open to them seen with the 2018 Ford Fusion.

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