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Motor Oil Viscosity: What Does It Mean For Your Car?

The technical details a car owner needs to know today have grown since cars have been on the road. Motor oil is one of those details: What kind and what viscosity of motor oil does it need?

Car engines operate at extreme temperatures, both hot and cold. Motor oil is critical to keeping the moving parts from grinding. It needs to be thick enough to lubricate them, but not too thin. The viscosity rating you see on motor oil rates its thickness at cold and hot temperatures. The first number is its viscosity in cold weather, and the second number…

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Servicing Your Alternator During Cold Season


We already know that your car battery and alternator are important components in ensuring your car starts successfully. So, what are some of the conditions that could reduce your car battery life?

There are occasions where your car battery freezes. Even though this is rare, it actually happens, especially in cold seasons. In such cases, the ions in your car battery do not receive enough ionization for them to store energy. As a result, your car may not be able to start. On the other hand, your alternator may also jam as a result of the extreme cold. It is…
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Safety Features Increase the Popularity of 2018 Ford Focus SEL Sedan


Safety features have driven the 2018 Ford Focus SEL sedan’s surge in popularity. It has several capabilities to protect drivers. The Focus can assist you in driving situations.

A popular car is a safe car to drive. The Focus has the Safety Canopy. It uses airbags and rollover sensors to protect passengers during an accident. Focus also has Daytime running lamps to assist with drivers’ safety. The Pressure Monitoring System provides warning when your tire is below the recommended tire pressure. To enhance driving, the Focus offers cruise control and the Hill Start Assist.

 
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The Ford Expedition and GMC Yukon Have Practical Cargo Space

During a long road trip in a Ford Expedition or GMC Yukon, you'll have enough space for all of your cargo. Although the Yukon has a spacious cargo area, Ford provides more options, as different trims are designed with practical cargo specs. No matter what option you select, the process of organizing your cargo will be easy since Expedition vehicles have two cargo configurations.

The main Ford Expedition cargo feature is the framing because it gives passengers increased space. This space is possible because the Ford offers convenient configuration options, which include 4 by 2 and 4 by 4…

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The 2018 Ford Explorer & Why Its A Top Pick


Sport Utility Vehicles, better known as SUVs, are some of the most dominating vehicles on the road today. The all-new Ford Explorer seems to be in a class of its own. It has striking good looks, it offers an abundance of advanced technological figures, and it provides the driver with a ton power.

Thanks to its powerful EcoBoost engine, you can drive this SUV in any type of environment. Thanks to its brilliant performance attributes, the Explorer can safely drive in the most inclement weather situations such as snow, ice, and rain. Some of its best features include SelectShift Automatic…
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Ford Sets New Bar for Sports Car Segment with 2017 Mustang

Has your new-vehicle search landed you in the sports coupe class? Well, if so, we here at Antelope Valley Ford Lincoln think you may well find your ideal fit in ours, the 2017 Mustang.

How do we figure?

We'll let carwow reviewer Mat Watson tell it; his assessment of the Mustang is as follows:

Shoppers seeking to maximize the Mustang's performance prowess shan't be disappointed by its top-tier engine, a 5.0-liter V8.

Available solely on the GT model, the V8 turns out a titanic 435 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. It's offered with your…

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Keep Your New Car Running Great with Scheduled Maintenance


Buying a new car is one of the most exciting things that you can do in your life, but if you do not keep your car running in top condition with proper maintenance, that excitement will quickly fade. The good news is that keeping your vehicle running at its best isn’t hard, in fact, your manufacturer has even made it simple to understand what needs to be done and when. In your owner’s manual, you will find a recommended vehicle maintenance schedule that outlines all of the things that need to be done and when in order for…
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