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How often should you change your oil?

Our Quicklane team suggests you should go about 5,000 miles between oil changes under normal conditions. However, you should drop to 3,000 miles if you drive under severe conditions.

Severe driving conditions can take a toll on just about every part of your car — both inside and out.

But what exactly are severe conditions? AAA defines them as the following:

  • Driving on short trips of less than five miles in normal temperatures or less than 10 miles in freezing temperatures.
  • Driving in hot weather stop-and-go traffic.
  • Driving at low speeds of less than 50 miles per hour for…
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100,000 Mile Service; Do you know what to do?

Is your car still sticking it out at 100,000 miles!? That's great! We here at Zumbrota Ford want to make sure you are safe and secure in your car. Here are a couple of services Zumbrota Ford recommends for cars reaching their 100,000 mile mark

-Change engine oil and filter
-Test battery
-Free alignment check
-Ford trained technicians complete multi-point inspection
-Check air filter
-Vacuum front of car
-Wash windshield
-Inspect and lube all suspension components
-Inspect complete braking system
-Lube all locks and hinges
-Remove and clean battery cables and clean connections
-Replace cabin air filter…
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Services at 30,000/60,000/90,000 Miles; Do you know what to do?

Do you know what to get serviced when your car hits 30,000/60,000/90,000 miles? Take a look below at what our specialized team here at Quicklane at Zumbrota Ford recommends so your car continues to run smoothly and safely. 

-Performance engine oil service & new oil filter
-Perform air/fuel induction service
-Test battery
-Free alignment check 
-Ford trained technicians complete multi-point inspection
-Check air filter
-Vacuum front of car
-Wash windshield
-Inspect and lube all suspension components
-Inspect complete braking system
-Lube all locks and hinges
-Remove and clean battery cables and clean connections
-Replace cabin…
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15,000 Mile Service; Do you know what to do?

Do you know what you need to get checked once your car gets up to 15,000 miles?

Here are a couple of things that Zumbrota Ford suggests are important to get serviced to keep your car running smoothly and safely.

1- Change Engine Oil & Replace Filter 2- Rotate Inspect Tires 3- Test Battery 4- Free Alignment Check 5- Multi-Point Inspection 6- Check Air Filter 7- Vacuum Front Of Car 8- Wash Windshield 9- Inspect And Lube All Suspension Components 10- Inspect Complete Braking System 11- Lube Locks And Hinges 12- Inspect Cabin Air Filter 13- Replace Fuel Filter If…
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12 Fun Facts About Ford

Henry Ford, Founder of Ford Motor Company, standing next to a Ford Car. Ulmer's Auto Care provides the best Ford repair service in Milford, Anderson Township and Cincinnati, OH.
Ford has had a significant impact on the automotive industry since they first started distributing cars 110 years ago. 

1.   Ford is the second largest family owned company in the world. Henry Ford’s great grandson, William Clay Ford, Jr. currently resides as the company’s executive chairman.

1901 Ford Model A Car - First Ford Car2.   The very first Ford sold was to Dr. Pfennig in 1903, for a grand total of $850. The “Model A” had a 2-cylinder engine, and could reach a max speed of 30 mph

3.   Ford’s current CEO, William Clay Ford, Jr., or Bill Ford, currently owns the first Ford vehicle…

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Ford Has Quite the Head-Turner in the 2017 Fusion

Has your new-car search led you to the midsize sedan segment? Well, if so, we here at Zumbrota Ford think you'll find a whole heck of a lot to enjoy about ours, the 2017 Fusion.

"Such as what?" you wonder.

AutoGuide.com Managing Editor Jodi Lai explains all in the clip below; have a look and listen right here:

Rife with refinement, the Fusion's base model -- the S -- is not one to disappoint.

Standard amenities on this iteration include 16-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlamps, LED taillights, a rearview camera, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, SYNC voice-command compatibility ...

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The Ford F-150 Raptor is Like Having More Fun at a Party

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor is a dedicated desert-runner, built by Ford Performance to offer superior off-road ability right out of the box. No modifications necessary.

But can't you just buy a regular truck, slap some bigger tires on it, lift it, and call it a day?

You could. It doesn't take too much effort to make a four-wheel drive vehicle ready for some off-road play. But as KBB.com's Micah Muzio finds out, just because you can drive the same terrain as a Raptor doesn't mean you're going to enjoy it as much as…

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What To Do When You Are Planning A Road Trip

A well-planned road trip is a good, memorable trip. The best thing to do to get prepared is to plan in advance, and check everything to make sure that you and your family have an enjoyable trip.
Problems can make for a bad time. The best thing to do is look ahead. Take your car to your dealer and have their technicians check your belts and fluids. Also have your tires and brakes looked at as well.

Clean your vehicle. Wash it thoroughly and have the inside vacuumed as well. Remove all the trash and other items that will get…
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Washing Your Car - A Day of Family Fun

Sunday afternoons in the summer are the perfect time to wash your car. This is a fun activity your whole family can take part in. Even the little ones can enjoy using the bucket and sponge. For your teenage son polishing your car may just be his favorite part of the week.

Although, this is a fun activity there is actually a number of good reasons to wash your car. Washing and waxing your car can bring back the new car shine. Not only does it give one a sense of pride, it helps to maintain the paint on the…
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