Summer Is Heating Up - Get Your Car Ready with Hassett Ford

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It's easy to hear about winterizing your vehicle, but how about for the summer months? Summer can be just as hard on your vehicle as winter, and you can enjoy those sunny days and breezy nights better when you keep up with your routine maintenance.

The number one thing drivers think of when the weather gets warmer is the air conditioning system in their Ford car, truck, or SUV. No one wants to deal with humid days and hot pavement with an AC that doesn't work. We can quickly inspect your vehicles cooling system, including cabin air filters…

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Ford F-150: More Models and More Technology

The Ford F-150 offers six engines. Each motor has a unique feature, and diesel engine is now an option.

Auto start-stop is technology that has been added to the line. This technology works by shutting off the motor when the vehicle is at a complete stop. This saves gas. The truck will start up quickly when the driver releases the brake. The start-stop feature can be disabled when pulling or when the truck using four-wheel drive.

Five of motors have ten-speed automatic transmissions. The ten-speed transmission helps the F-150 accelerate when in low-mid range.

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See Inside the Ford Focus ST

The 2018 Ford Focus is a popular compact hatchback. With its sporty styling, the Focus ST looks great. It performs well, too. The interior is also packed with amazing features that make this car both drive-able and comfortable.

Standard features for the 2018 Focus ST include a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a smart-charge USB port and aluminum pedals and shifters. The MyTouch 8" full-color display can be synced with both Apple and Android systems. Manual climate control is included, and an automatic system is available. Other options for the interior include leather...

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The Ford Focus Electric Gives You the Technology that You Love

The Ford Focus Electric is a popular compact EV and a vehicle that helps your drive around in a special way. Powered by electricity, this car offers you the technology that you love while helps you stay both efficient and safe in all of the driving that you do.

The Ford Focus Electric sets you up with the option to have Sirius XM radio in your vehicle. This gives you access to all of the music that you love. The Ford Focus Electric helps you keep your devices charged by setting you up with two smart charging USB ports.

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Ford Edge Capability Features for 2018

The capabilities of the Ford Edge 2018 model have been tested and reviewed by drivers, and the results are incredible. The Ford Edge is ranked in the top 10 of midsize SUVs based on performance, reliability, safety, and interior comfort. There have been a few changes to the driver safety and design, but overall, the Ford Edge is just as roomy and powerful as it has ever been. That's one of the reasons why Ford has put so much emphasis into the design in the past year.

The performance of this SUV is quite great for those who want…

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2018 Ford EcoSport Capability Features

The latest from Ford is the subcompact SUV that has fuel economy, cargo room, technology, and a turbocharged engine. Most people look at the EcoSport as an economic vehicle, but it's hardly just that. The space inside is great for an individual but families can get a lot of use from it as well with ample seating for five and lots of fun technology included with the SYNC 3 infotainment system.

The base EcoSport has a lot of technology thrown in. You can go everywhere and get top fuel economy with this little SUV as well. There are also…

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Ford's SYNC 3 Technology Is Changing Vehicle Interfacing Forever


Ford SYNC 3 technology is revolutionizing the way we interface with our vehicle in ways that we thought were a far distant possibility. Enhanced voice recognition makes it a snap to change your Sirius XM satellite radio or even call emergency 911 services hands free.

Passengers, as well as drivers, can enjoy an onboard in-vehicle WiFi Hotspot over a sturdy 4G LTE network powered by AT&T, enabling amazing road trip potential like never before. SYNC 3 AppLink technology can enable the use of the voice recognition software to hands-free control a wide range of compatible applications...
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The 2018 Ford Explorer has Design Features You Will Love

If you are looking for a vehicle that will provide you with room to take your family out and about in Hassett Ford-Lincoln, the 2018 Ford Explorer may be a good choice for you. This is a popular SUV for those who are looking for three rows of seats, and it has great design features.

The 2018 Ford Explorer features a redesigned exterior that features a grille that will catch your attention. The sleek appearance of this vehicle will make you proud as you drive it about. The 2018 Ford Explorer also offers seating for up to seven, with the…

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What Exactly Does An Alternator Do?


You may have heard of a friend's alternator going bad but do you really know what it does? Luckily, we here at Hassett Ford-Lincoln are here to teach you all of the basics.

The main function of an alternator is to produce an electrical current. This electrical current then circulates back to the car battery so that it remains charged. Without it, the battery would die after only a few uses as opposed to lasting years at a time. Most service experts estimate an alternator will last up to 150,000 miles driven or up to 7 years from…
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Brake Fluid: More Than Just an Automotive Lubricant

Most automobile drivers know that brake fluid is necessary for the smooth operation of the vehicle's braking system. However, few understand that they can utilize this component for another useful purpose as well.

When you have a leak in your braking system, the brake fluid will let you know. Feeling behind the wheel of the automobile will allow you to diagnose a leaky brake caliper that should be repaired or replaced right away.

The brake fluid will create bubbles around the seals of the master cylinder if this part is not functioning properly. The bubbles give you the opportunity…

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