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Ford Escape Technology Features

The 2018 Ford Escape is everything that you need to thrive on the road. Not only does this small SUV offer durability that is great for road trips, but it also gives you the technology that you crave.

Ford SYNC 3 is the premiere feature that comes standard with the new Escape. This system is the ultimate infotainment center with navigation and various options for music enjoyment available at the driver’s fingertips. 

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What Are Viscosity Numbers?

Internal combustion engines require a thin coat of oil on its working parts to limit damage to moving parts and to reduce heat causing friction. Without the oil to lubricate and protect the moving parts, the engine will seize, and your car will not run.

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How Do Brake Pads Work?

Brake fluid, or hydraulic fluid, is set in motion each time you step on the brake pedal. It is contained within the lines of the brake system and pushed through to each wheel. By the time it reaches the caliper, it creates a force that pushes the pads and rotor together. The energy from these two parts coming together results in stopping your car.

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Prepare for a Feast and Keep Your Car Protected

As you work on preparing your favorite dish to bring to a holiday party, it's important to consider how you are going to transport the dish from your home to your destination. At Park Rapids Ford, we know you love your car and that you want to keep it clean. Here are some ideas to help keep your car safe from food spills this holiday season.

Put your food into a cardboard box and wrap the food in a towel if it needs to stay warm. Towels can serve several other purposes as well. Towels will protect your car…

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The Importance of Using Windshield Wiper Fluid

When it comes to your vehicle, you want to make sure everything is running smoothly. Anything that can carry you down a road at great speeds should be taken care of so it keeps you safe. If your windshield is dirty, you may be putting yourself at risk of getting into an accident because you can't see as well. So how do you make sure that your windshield always stays clean?

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How to Improve Your Car’s Headlights

A recent study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety suggests that most car crashes happen in the dark. Dark roads are very dangerous, so headlights that don't work during the night are certainly a huge safety risk. Visibility measurements are taken from the ground up.

Headlights are also tested according to a scale of good, fair, acceptable, and marginal.

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2018 Ford Fiesta is Super Advanced

Many drivers in Park Rapids, MN and beyond prefer the large size of an SUV but do not like the gas bill that comes with it. The spacious interior of a new Ford SUV may be appealing, but do you really need all of that space if it comes with a higher fuel cost than what your daily driving needs determine? Here at Park Rapids Ford, we are pleased to share a stylish mid-sized car for those who like the space and efficiency of a hatchback. Meet the 2018 Ford Fiesta!

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The 2018 Ford Fusion is a Whole Lineup


The 2018 Ford Fusion offers something for everyone looking for a midsize sedan. The lineup includes the low-end Fusion S to the higher-end Fusion Platinum, two high fuel efficiency models, the Fusion Hybrid and the plug-in Fusion Hybrid Energi, even a Fusion Sport.

The list of options available on the Fusion is long. First is all-wheel drive with sporty feeling suspension and sharp steering. Next, the Sync system to improve the driving experience with compatibility with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto...
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