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Do You Need a Roomy SUV?

The 2018 Ford Expedition has space for lots of people and lots of stuff. Are you tired of cramming your gear into the back, only to have it fall on the ground when you open the back door? The Expedition's unique cargo shelf and floor prevent spills. They are designed to keep your cargo in place even if you're parked on a hill.

Should you need to transport a half-dozen NBA players, they will be comfortable and have ample head and foot room in the Expedition. This vehicle seats seven, and those seats can be moved in order…

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The 2018 Ford Super Duty: The Ultimate in Durability

If you're going to invest in a truck for work and play, you want it to last. The 2018 Ford Super Duty is a heavy-duty pickup that's designed to stay strong no matter what you decide to throw at it. It's built with rugged materials that hold up even in the toughest environments.

The Super Duty's toughness starts at the frame. The 2018 model is 24 times stronger than previous versions. This is thanks to the 95% high-strength steel frame. It's designed for maximum torsional rigidity, allowing you to drive on uneven terrain without having…

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The Ford F-150 is a Technologically Advanced Pickup Truck

If you are looking for a truck with technological features that will help you as you drive about in Port Arthur, TX and get your work done, you should consider the Ford F-150. This is one of the more popular full-size pickups available today, and it has a lot to offer.

The Ford F-150 gives you the chance to get set up with a 360-degree camera to help you look around when you are backing up. This advanced feature can keep you - and those around you - safe. The Lane-Keeping System in the Ford F-150 helps you keep from drifting out…

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Warning Signs Your Ignition May Need Service

If your vehicle fails to start, you may assume it is a dead battery. However, when a vehicle's ignition is malfunctioning, it can also cause the engine to have problems starting. There are some warning signs that can let you know if your vehicle's ignition needs to be inspected.

The most common sign of a damaged ignition is a grinding sound, which is because the starter gear is worn or not properly engaged. If you notice smoke coming from under your vehicle's hood, it could be because there is too much power being supplied to the starter…

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The Smooth and Efficient Ford C-Max

The Ford C-Max is a four-door hatchback that is capable of easily transporting four adults. It is a good commuter vehicle suited for traveling in Port Arthur and other cities. While the Ford C-Max is a smaller car, you will not sacrifice performance in this vehicle.

The Ford C-Max has two means of power. The vehicle has an all-electric engine operated by a lithium-ion battery, and there is a gas-powered, four-cylinder engine as well. 

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Understanding Why Brake Fluid Should Be Monitored

Brake fluid is vital to the operation of the hydraulic system for your vehicle. The fluid level, as well as the quality of the fluid, is essential. If the brake fluid becomes contaminated or even too low, you can experience a low brake pedal, "spongy" pedal or even failed brakes in severe circumstances.

In most vehicles, the master cylinder or brake fluid reservoir is located under the hood against the firewall and holds the brake fluid. The fluid is dispersed throughout the hydraulic system and repeatedly flows back to the originating source. The brake fluid needs to be changed as…

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Is It Time to Check Your Timing Belt?

One of the common mistakes made by owners of high-mileage vehicles are neglecting to have the timing belt inspected or replaced. Timing belts are long lasting, but as a vehicle gets older, they become a more common cause of breakdowns on the road.

What is the timing belt? It's a belt that keeps the pistons and valves in the engine perfectly timed with each other by turning two shafts simultaneously. The belt is fitted with precision to make sure the two shafts stay in sync with each other. If the belt breaks, your engine will stall and be disabled…

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Leave Headlight Maintenance to the Professionals

We at Energy Country Ford certainly understand our customers want to save money when it comes to car maintenance. But when it comes to replacing dim or burned out bulbs in your vehicle's headlights, having it done at our professional service center will, in the long run, save you time and money over do-it-yourself jobs.

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2018 Ford Expedition Adds Safety and Strength to Its Skillset

The Ford Expedition is lighter and stronger; the design shifted from a mostly steel body to an aluminum frame. The shift of frame design made the vehicle safer and about 300 pounds lighter. The Expedition leads the way with full-size SUVs in efficiency and innovations. Expedition uses its lighter frame to increase performance, and its hauling capacity is far better than GMC Yukon and other competitors.

The Expedition has a top of its class rating for safety. The vehicle has added important driver assist innovations. The Expedition has sensors that can detect lane drift and alert the driver.

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