Grand Prairie Ford News & Updates

Which are the Most Popular Ford Features?

60-40 Split Seat Feature

It might seem counter-intuitive, but at a time when cars have more amenities than ever, car shoppers are pickier about what they get in their cars. If you are in the market for a new Ford, you'll see that there are many more options now in the way of technology, safety, and luxury amenities than there was five or 10 years ago. Whether you're trying to decide on a model and trim level of a Ford vehicle or you're deciding between a Ford and another car brand, you're probably wondering what new and enticing amenities Ford…

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How Often Should I Change Power Steering Fluid?

Knowing When To Change Your Power Steering Fluid

Power steering fluid is often one of the more overlooked fluids in a vehicle. Everyone knows they need to change their oil. They even know to add more wiper-fluid (although often times not until they push the button or pull their level only to reveal it being out and having to hear the lovely sound of their wipers dry-wiping across their windshield.) Of course, everyone knows about gasoline and how to replace that. However, for whatever reason, power steering fluid tends to be the forgotten component of vehicle maintenance.

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How to Reset Ford Keyless Entry

New Ford Keyless Entry

We here at Grand Prairie Ford understand that your lifestyle is very busy. There are a number of routine maintenance needs that you will require over the life of your vehicle. One of them is resetting your key-less entry system. If you need to do this, you can do on your own by following a few steps. Let’s take a look at how you can reprogram this system without having the factory code.

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Ford Issues Two Safety Recalls & Expands Another in the US

2018 Ford F-150

Ford is proactive about addressing safety issues with their vehicles. This includes issuing recalls when problems are discovered that affect the operation of Ford cars and trucks. In June, the company issued two safety recalls and expanded a third, all in the United States. If you have a Ford, here's what you need to know.

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How Has Ford Revamped the 2019 F-150 Raptor?

2019 Ford F-150 Raptor

Many folks are asking what's new with the 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor, but the more appropriate question may be what's NOT new with the 2019 Ford F-150 Raptor. Why? Because it's getting a full face-lift for the 2019 season, and there's very little that is staying the same on this one! To give you an idea of what's getting an upgrade let's just go through a short checklist: A new color palette (Ford Performance Blue), upgraded shocks, and new front ride height sensors, to name just a few of the new goodies that Ford…

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How to Program Ford Memory Seats

Ford Memory Seat Location Buttons 

What Are Memory Seats?

Ford vehicles often come with something called memory seats, a comfort feature that enables you to get the perfect position for your seating and then never have to worry about it again once you find the soft spot. They're easily programmable and come in 1-3 positions that you'll be able to fixate on. Feel like a position that's a little softer? You've got it. Feel like a harder position? There you go. Ford makes it possible to program your seats, and then the seat will remember the location during your next trip…

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Ford Extended Service Plan: Is It Worth It?

Ford Extended Service 

Before subscribing to an extended service plan, consider these key points. Of course, an extended service plan costs money, but a repair can also be expensive. If the cost is significant to you, then you have to compare the value of the service plan with possible repair costs. However, the safest thing to do is to opt for a service plan that covers all the maintenance required for the car.

How Does An Extended Service Plan Give Me Peace of Mind?

An extended service plan will give you peace of mind, especially when it comes to expensive parts like the…

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Waze is Coming to Ford SYNC 3

Ford Sync 3 with Waze 

Navigation for vehicles is not exactly new news, but using Waze for navigation is an exciting new development for Ford to be used with the SYNC 3 interface. Waze is a navigation system, but it also offers so much more. It's a crowdsourcing of sorts, bringing up to date news to others using the app on the road about conditions.

Ford has decided to partner with Waze to bring integrative navigation capabilities to the Ford line. Using the SYNC 3 interface, drivers can now use the app on their smartphone but plug into the vehicle's USB port, bringing…

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