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When Do You Need to Change Power Steering Fluid?

Knowing When To Change Your Power Steering Fluid

Power steering fluid is vital for the components that control your vehicle’s power steering. This is a specialized fluid that is formulated in a different way than the other fluids in your vehicle, so you must buy the right type of power steering fluid to fill the dispenser or to change the fluid completely. In the past, older vehicles had manual steering, which made steering much harder. While power steering technology makes it easier to steer, the mechanisms in the power steering wheel system require lubrication.

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Why You Shouldn't Drive Around With A Chipped Windshield

Ocean Windshield Waves

Driving with a chipped windshield may not seem particularly dangerous at first, but the truth is that a damaged windshield might be weakened and thus provide less protection in the case of an accident. The other issue is, depending on where the crack is located, potentially reduced visibility. Read on about why fixing a chipped windshield can benefit you.

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Should I Buy a Ford Protect Extended Service Plan?

Ford Extended Service

If you've been thinking about investing in an extended service plan, there are a few things you need to know. A Ford Protect Extended Service Plan offers you additional protection and coverage for your vehicle. Each plan is 100% backed by The Ford Motor Company to ensure you get the care and the service you deserve.

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Informative Off-Roading Tips for Beginners

Although you might be eager to take your vehicle to the most challenging off-road locations, you may want to reconsider and follow these informative beginner off-roading tips first.

The best thing you can do as you start your journey to off-roading is to connect with others who have more experience. Join a local off-road club, and hit the trails with them to gain experience. One huge benefit of being in the woods with your fellow club members is you always have someone close enough to help pull you out of trouble or help with injuries you may have sustained. 

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Are Towing Capacity And Maximum Payload The Same Thing?

One of the most important parts about being a truck owner is being informed about both the way it works as well as the terminology surrounding it. If either are misunderstood, you risk causing serious damage to a major investment. That is why our team here at Camelback Ford want to be sure you understand the difference between the maximum towing capacity and the maximum payload of your truck.

The towing capacity has to do with the amount of weight any truck can pull. This weight of course changes, depending on the slope the truck drives up or down. 

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Buy New Motorcraft Brake Pads & Ford Will Cover the Cost of Replacements

As a way to encourage customers to invest in quality OEM-recommended parts, and to have those parts installed by factory technicians, Ford is now offering an exclusive deal on a vehicle component that’s incredibly important for your safety. When you purchase Motorcraft Brake Pads at our service center in Phoenix, for as long as you own your vehicle, Ford will pay for the cost of replacement brake pads (does not include cost of labor). If you bought Motorcraft Brake Pads on or after July 1, 2014, you qualify for the promotion!

Pads can be replaced when they have worn…

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Your Complete Car Paint Protection Guide

If you want to keep your car looking healthy and new, maintaining its paint job is important. Check out our tips to see how you can protect your car paint from scratches and keep it from getting a dull appearance.

Two Bucket Car Washing & Other Cleaning Tips
The simple act of washing your car is full of pitfalls that could cause paint scratches, or typically scratches to the clear coat that make the paint look scratched, especially on dark cars. These tips will help you avoid scratching the clear coat when washing your car.

  • Use two buckets: one with soapy…
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Were the Car Upgrades on MTV's 'Pimp My Ride' Fake?

It’s the burning question everyone’s been dying to know ever since the MTV show “Pimp My Ride” went off the air in the U.S. in 2007. All the flashy upgrades that were made to look like they only took days to complete, and when host and rapper Xzibit would surprise contestants “at home” - was it all just a well-choreographed and cunningly edited lie? You will be shocked by what some of the previous contestants had to say about their experiences.

Huffington Post recently talked to several of the show’s participants and one of its co-executive producers…

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Timing Belts: When Do They Need to Be Replaced?

Timing belt replacement isn't a repair you want to put off.  Skipping this service can result in costly damage to your valves, or worse, your car's engine. If your mechanic has given you a heads up that your timing belt is in danger of breaking, or if you notice any of the following signs, it's time to get your Ford serviced.

Not sure how often to replace your timing belt in Phoenix? Check your owner's manual to see mileage recommendations; the timeframe usually falls between 60,000 to 100,000 miles depending on the vehicle. However…

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