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How Often Should an Ignition be Serviced?

A fully functional ignition system is critical for optimal vehicle performance. Electric ignition systems should be inspected every 25,000 miles, and distributor-less ignitions need to be inspected every 100,000. Routine service inspections are an ideal way to keep ignition problems at bay, but you should also be mindful of warning signs that your ignition may need to be inspected.

The most common problems that are caused by a faulty ignition are engine stalling and a car that won’t start. These problems are often mistaken for a dead battery, so it is best to have it inspected so…

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The Ford F-150 Offers Drivers a Long List of Available Technology Features

Pickup truck drivers demand a certain level of excellence out of their rig. That is a huge part of the reason why the Ford F-150 has been a best seller for decades. The F-150 has always featured things like industry best styling, comfort, and safety features along with being durable, capable, and extremely reliable.

And for 2018, drivers of the all-new F-150 will enjoy a long list of technology features that include...

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Dealing with Your Car Overheating

While your car overheating might be annoying, the problem is really quite a bit more than just an annoyance. If you are driving through the Pocatello area and having this problem you need to get it checked out. It's possible that you have a leak in the coolant system and that coolant is not making it to the engine. It's also possible that there is something going on with the thermostat in the car.

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Get the Scoop on Ford Edge Technology

The 2018 Ford Edge offers style, performance and cutting-edge technology. If you want to see for yourself why the new Ford Edge is such a popular SUV, stop at Courtesy Ford & Lincoln and check out all the new models.

The Ford Edge’s SYNC® 3 allows to you sync your Android or Apple phones right to the vehicle. 

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Don’t Forget about Your Coolant System

The temperatures that your engine reaches can really put it through the ringer. This is why you have a built-in cooling system. If your engine gets too hot and overheats, it can cause permanent damage. So, it is important to do regular maintenance on your cooling system so that it stays in good working order.

The most important thing that you can do for it is to perform a full coolant flush. This will typically involve first draining all of the old coolants out of the system and then attaching a hose to both ends of the system. Once this…

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Understanding Your Vehicle’s Transfer Case

The transfer case on your vehicle is part of the four-wheel drive component. The transfer case includes gears and may include a chain. The transfer case works with your transmission to deliver the right power to each wheel as you are driving down the road.

For a car to maintain four-wheel drive capabilities, the transfer case must be working properly. If your car is tough to drive in four-wheel drive or running roughly, it's time to have our service department check out your transfer case. Proper maintenance of your transfer case is necessary to keep the case and the…

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Discover the Stylish Ford EcoSport at Courtesy Ford & Lincoln

Compact crossovers have become very popular in Pocatello, ID, with good reason. They combine the practicality of an SUV with the fuel efficiency and handling ease of a passenger car. But compact crossovers haven't been known as particularly stylish. Until now, that is.

With the 2018 Ford EcoSport, you get all the utility of a crossover SUV with the stylish good looks of a sports car. From its curved lines to its striking black accents and its dramatic, halogen projector headlamps, this crossover is a head-turner. A moonroof, heated leather-trimmed seats, and a rear swing gate...

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Get Your Brakes Checked for Routine Maintenance

Brakes are a vital part of the safety of your vehicle. Your brake pads should be looked at about every 12,000 miles to see if they need to be replaced. Worn out brake pads will leave your brakes less effective, and eventually, wear down to the point that you can't drive your car.

Talk with our service center staff at Courtesy Ford & Lincoln to learn more about…

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Buying Top Quality Parts from the Dealership

When you want the right part the first time you are making a repair on your car, there is no other place to get those parts than Courtesy Ford & Lincoln. Don't risk getting inferior auto parts from a discount warehouse stocked with overseas automotive parts that are not guaranteed to fit your vehicle.

The dealership has a huge parts stockroom full of everything from auto parts for your exhaust, engine, suspension, or electrical system. All of the auto parts being sold at the dealership are OEM, and these original equipment manufacturer parts fit your vehicle perfectly with the parts…

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