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Why It Is Important To Make Sure Your Fluid Levels Are Topped Off In Your Vehicle


One of the fluids found in your car is called power steering fluid. This fluid makes steering easier and smoother when driving around. Low levels of power steering fluid can lead to creaking and other sounds when you are turning the steering wheel.

It is easy to check on the levels of your power steering fluid. It is found in a reservoir beneath the hood of your vehicle. If you can spot it, you should then check the levels of power steering fluid. A low level of power steering fluid can make steering more difficult. It can also be a…
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What Does That Warning Light On My Dash Mean?


From time to time, you may see your warning light come on. And with there being multiple lights that alert the driver to a multitude of potential problems with the vehicle, it can be extremely important to have it looked at by a professional as soon as possible.

Below, we talk about what some of these warnings may mean.

Your vehicle may have warning lights for tire pressure, oil pressure, the braking system, your transmission, or more. You may even just have your general warning light on with no indication as to what the problem may be. For a more…
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The 2017 Ford F-150's New Specs Are Amazing


When shopping around for a new vehicle, it is important to make sure that the vehicle you choose can keep up with you and your needs. You need a vehicle that can handle work, play, DIY projects, and family time.

The 2017 Ford F-150 is available with a 3.5L EcoBoost, which packs a powerful punch with a 12,200-lb maximum towing capacity with tested and proven performance across over half a million F-150 pickups.

The 2017 Ford F-150 is also available with BLIS (Blind Spot Information System), which alerts the driver to objects entering the blind spot with a…
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Rotate Tires for Even Wear


Replacing tires is one of the most costly maintenance items required on your car. Practicing scheduled tire rotation can increase the expected wear and ultimately save you money.

Because the weight of your car is not evenly distributed, the wear on front tires will be different than the back. Front tires have to support the heavy engine block while enduring twists and turns on the road. Back tires usually have a lighter load but have to survive the bumps and potholes of everyday driving. Rotating front tires to the back will even the wear of the tires, giving you a…
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Ford Teams Up With Lyft to Deploy Self-Driving Cars

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Soon enough, self-driving cars will be a thing in the NOW, and not the future. As technology greatly advances every day, the future is rushing towards us like no other and YES, self-driving vehicles will be a thing of the present. 

Read more to see how Ford and Lyft are partnering for greatness... 

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What Does the 2017 Ford Explorer Bring to the Table?

Has your new-vehicle search led you to the full-size SUV segment? Well, if so, we here at Coggin Ford think you may well flip your lid for ours, the 2017 Explorer.

How come, you ask?

Check the clip below to find out; here now with more on all things Explorer are the industry experts at MotorWeek:

Without question one of the most alluring offerings across the Explorer range, its mid-level engine, a 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, provides fun and frugality simultaneously.

Optional with the Base and XLT models, this turbo-four produces a peppy 280 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of ...

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How to Drive on Flooded Jacksonville Roads: Don't

Jacksonville is still experiencing flooding and flash-flood warnings as Irma is downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is urging people to stay off the roads, and remain in shelter indoors.

If you find yourself in a car despite these warnings, never try to drive through a road with water on it. It only takes about two feet of water to sweep most cars away...

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Ford Truck History: 100 Years in 30 Seconds

All of us here at Coggin Ford love everything that the Ford F-150 has to offer, and we know that drivers from all over the Jacksonville, FL area do as well! However, looking at the truck now, it's hard to imagine its simpler and more humble beginnings, so our favorite American automaker has made a short video showing just that! It's been 100 years since Ford started making trucks and, in the video below, you'll see a century of progress in about 30 seconds. Take a look, see how far we've come, and learn along with…

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Can You Drive a Deafening Drag Racer Every Day & Not Face the Wrath of Your Neighbors?

The 2018 Mustang GT roars to life in a thunderous cacophony. It is more powerful than ever before, with a 460-horsepower 5.0-liter V8 engine, and an all-new Drag Strip mode that allows it to speed to 60 mph in less than 4 seconds.

It even comes standard with electronic line-lock, tempting you to smoke out your tires at every opportunity.

It's your neighbors' worst nightmare.

Ford engineer Steve von Foerster has experienced automotive-based neighborly tension first hand. One morning, his Shelby GT350 was so loud, his neighbors called the cops. He didn't blame them. "I love the…

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