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Let Us Clear up the Confusion: Understeering and Oversteering

The moment you lose control of your vehicle can be terrifying. It’s important to know what causes it in order to understand how to avoid a similar situation in the future. Understeering and oversteering are two common reasons drivers lose control. But what is the difference? We at Diffee Ford are here to explain it to you.

If your vehicle has front-wheel-drive then it has a propensity to understeer. This causes the car to make too wide of a turn and often leads to it running completely off the road

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Ignition Switch Problems: Signs Yours isn't Working

Has your car recently stalled for no reason? Perhaps your car isn't even turning on due to a faulty ignition switch. Most of the time these issues are covered under warranty. If it's a manufacturer's defect, then you could also have your ignition system replaced. If you're not sure what's causing the issue, here are a few things to look for first.

Your lights are a big indicator of what's going on. If your lights come on, but the engine doesn't turn over, then you could have a starter issue. However, if the…

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Keep Your Tires in Good Shape by Having Them Regularly Rotated

Your tires take a beating out there on the road. Not only do they support the load of your vehicle, but they are also in constant contact with the pavement while you drive. This naturally leads to some pretty heavy-duty wear and tear. That is why you will replace more tires on your vehicle than any other component.

However, if you want to maximize the use that you get out of them, there are some simple things that you can do to achieve that. The most important thing that you can do to keep your tires in the best shape…

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Stay on Top of Your Brake System Maintenance

Brake systems rank among the most important aspects of automotive safety. Although modern cars are designed to far outlast anything that was produced even two decades ago, brake systems on modern automobiles are still subject to wear and tear.

Because the demands of different driving styles and conditions on braking systems vary tremendously, there are no hard and fast rules for how often you should take...

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Keep Your Tires in Good Shape by Having Them Regularly Rotated

Your tires take a beating out there on the road. Not only do they support the load of your vehicle, but they are also in constant contact with the pavement while you drive. This naturally leads to some pretty heavy-duty wear and tear. That is why you will replace more tires on your vehicle than any other component.

However, if you want to maximize the use that you get out of them, there are some simple things that you can do to achieve that. The most important thing that you can do to keep your tires in the best shape…

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When to Get Your Oil Changed

It used to be that you had to get your oil changed every 3,000 miles but it's now considered too often it should be changed every 7,500 miles instead. These days, our team at Diffee Ford is guiding our customers through a more effective routine maintenance plan.

It's not only a waste of money to get your oil changed too often, but it is also bad for the environment as well. How often you need to get your oil changed really depends on how often you drive and how you drive. If you make lots of…

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