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3 Tire Tread Measurements Every Driver Should Know


There are three basic measurements you should know that are considered milestone tread depths for your vehicle's tires. The first is 2/32 inch tread. This is what the old standard used to be for the time to replace your tires. Anything below this is considered a bald tire.

The second is 4/32 inch tread depth. This is the new standard today. When your tires reach 4/32 inch tread depth, it's time to replace them. When your tread depth falls below this, your risk of an accident increases.

The third is 10/32 in tread depth…
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Nothing Tops Ford's SYNC Infotainment System

Ford SYNC 3 offers hardware that makes driving while still being connected safe. There are so many devices getting our attention when operating a car. Ford perfected its SYNC 3 to help keep the driver's eye straight ahead and hands on the steering wheel.

FordPass operates through the system allowing tracking of the car. There is remote access offered, which enables unlocking and starting. The system has the ability to start the motor at a specific hour having the vehicle ready and waiting for you. This is a

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Reasons to Consider a Ford SUV for Your Next Ride

As you are thinking about the next vehicle that you will purchase, you should know that there are many benefits that go along with driving an SUV. Our team here at Sewell Ford would like to show you all that a Ford SUV can give to you and the way that such a vehicle can change your life.

 
 

No matter where you go, the Intelligent 4WD in the #FordEscape will help you get there.

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Protecting Your Investment with Vehicle Maintenance

Your new car represents a significant investment and a point of pride. The easiest way to keep it running in peak condition for as long as possible is to adhere strictly to the vehicle maintenance schedule. Lack of maintenance is by far the most common cause of breakdowns for our customers at Sewell Ford.

Maintaining your car correctly maximizes both mileage and longevity. If you are not sure how to properly maintain your vehicle, open the owner’s manual to the section on the routine vehicle maintenance schedule. The vehicle maintenance schedule tells you what service is required...

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Optimize your Daily Commute in Odessa with The Ford Taurus!

 

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Sporty, stylish, and reliable is what the Ford Taurus offers drivers commuting in Odessa, and here at Sewell Ford, our new inventory has an amazing selection of four-door sedans including the new Taurus, and they are prepped

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Debunking Car Myths to Keep You Safe While You Cruise

There are a lot of car myths circulating out there and a lot of them aren't true; if you've been curious about some of the more common car myths, then the folks at Cars.com have the facts you need! Take a moment to watch the short video below and see how myths like "you don't need a seatbelt in the backseat" and "put nitrogen in your tires for better fuel economy" are simply that: myths.

 

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New Mustang GT Feature Keeps Your Neighbors Happy

We all know that one person on the block that is a morning person. They will come out and get their yardwork or home improvements done early in the morning, but may wake up some neighbors in the process. There are even some noisy vehicles on the block that wake us up before we need to be up, but Ford has revealed a feature that will make sure your vehicle isn't the noisy one. The Mustang GT will come with a Quiet Start Mode, also called Good Neighbor Mode, which you can set to run your engine quietly.

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Ford F-150 Makes it 100 Years

Most models have not, and will not, reach 100 years of production, but the Ford F-150 reaches that goal this model year, with production having started in 1918. This Ford video shows the steps that the model has taken through the decades of its production so that you can see how it ended up where it has. Although the design changes, the reliability and capabilities have stood the test of time.

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SUVs on the Rise in Odessa

We love a good truck just as much as the next person. But we also love SUVs, and we're not alone. According to a recent analysis of consumer car purchases from the beginning of 2017, 66 percent of SUV owners replaced their SUVs with new ones when buying a new car. Those are some high loyalty numbers. Higher, in fact, than any other vehicle body style available.What's driving so many people to stick with SUVs? One word: versatility. Many SUVs can do more than their more specialized competitors.

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Limited Edition Ford Focus RS Sends Off Generation With a Bang (And Better Lap Times!)

The Ford Focus RS has been in America for a model year and a half, but next year will be its last in its current form. That’s because the Blue Oval has deemed the entire Focus family as due for an update, which will arrive for the 2019 model year. What the next RS will have on tap remains to be seen, but for the limited-edition, 1,000 unit run for its last model year, Ford is adding on some special gear.

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