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Leave Your Timing Belt Replacement to the Experts

There are many parts of your car that require regular service. Some are straightforward and relatively simple, such as oil changes and tire rotation. Others may seem simple and common but are actually very difficult and need to be done just right. Timing belt replacement falls under this latter category. An improperly installed timing belt can cause your car to run very poorly, as well as potentially do extensive damage to your motor.

Here at Walker Ford in Clearwater, we are experts in timing belt replacement and perform the service very carefully. 

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What Does an Alternator do for Your Ford Vehicle?

A car's alternator is its energy source. This crucial piece of equipment charges the battery while the vehicle is running. The alternator also powers the electrical system and keeps important parts of the car running, including windshield wipers, headlights, warning indicators, and more. It can sometimes be tricky to diagnose a problem with the alternator. The first and most obvious indication is a warning light on your vehicle gauge indicating "ALT" or "GEN."

Malfunctioning electrical pieces, flickering gauges, or dim lights can also be indications. 

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The Amazing Features of SYNC 3 From Ford

There are many revolutionary new technologies getting put to work in so many areas of everyday life, and it could not be any more accurate with the automobile industry. Many of the major manufacturers are trying to stay ahead of the curve, but few seem to reach as high as Ford with the wide range of models coming with SYNC 3 technology.

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Why the New Ford Explorer Still Turns Heads


When choosing a three-row midsize SUV, it’s hard to go wrong with the 2018 Ford Explorer. Since it entered the SUV market in 1991, it’s been one of Ford’s best-selling vehicles. The 2018 model-year should be no exception; the new 2018 Ford Explorer has received some subtle changes to the front fascia, which includes a redesigned grille and more stylish fog lamps.

What’s New for 2018

As far as the engine compartment, customers can choose from an economical turbocharged four-cylinder, a standard V6, or a turbocharged V6 engine. Additionally, the new Explorer will be available in…
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Start Thinking About Your Vehicle Lease End Weeks Ahead of Time

Your Ford lease is coming to an end. It might be a good idea to start thinking about what you want to do ahead of time so that you can make the most informed decision regarding the conclusion of your Ford lease. The good thing is that you have several options available if you’re feeling any stress or uncertainty. Consider the following options:

  1. Return your vehicle at the end of its lease and simply walk away from the responsibility.
  2. Purchase the vehicle for its residual value.
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Keeping Your Tires in Check

There a lot of things you can do to keep your vehicle in top shape for as long as possible, and there are a lot of things that can cause your vehicle to not last long at all. One of the easiest and most affordable ways to maintain your Ford performance is to have your tires rotated.

The crew here at Walker Ford will take the tires that get the most use and replace them with those that are still pretty fresh. As you may know, your tires do not wear evenly and the front wheels need to be exchanged…

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