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2018 Ford Explorer Strikes Perfect Balance of Comfort, Versatility, and Power

The Ford Explorer has long been one of the most popular SUVs on the market. Its combination of reliably excellent craftsmanship, rugged versatility, and stunning looks caters to consumer pleasure. If you’re on the market for an SUV that’s equipped to handle life’s challenges with ease, then the 2018 Ford Explorer should satisfy your preferences.                                               

The 2018 Ford Explorer is the culmination of years…

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Keep Your Engine Healthy with Our Engine Cooling & Radiator Service

Inside the engine of your vehicle, the temperature gets as high as 2000° F. If that heat doesn't get dissipated, the engine can stall or suffer serious damage. If you notice your vehicle's engine temp staying higher than usual, antifreeze leaking under it, or steam coming from under its hood, it's time to bring it in for service.

An engine's cooling system is complex on any vehicle. The radiator, cooling fan, water pump, thermostat, and hoses can all be points of failure. Radiators and hoses can leak antifreeze and deprive the engine of the coolant it…

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Maintenance of Your Transfer Case

If you have a four-wheel-drive vehicle, your transfer case is one of its most important parts. The transfer case is a gearbox responsible for distributing power to the front and rear axles. The proportion of power changes depending on which wheels are getting the most traction.

Transfer cases handle gears that generate heat and need to stay lubricated at all time. The gears also must stay clean and free of debris. If the transfer case overheats or develops leaks, it can cause serious issues for your vehicle.

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Winter Wiper Blades Clear Ice and Snow

There is nothing quite like winter when it comes to precipitation and all that it can do to affect your driving. If you are dealing with snow and ice here in Great Neck, NY, you want to have wipers in place that will be able to clear off your windshield and help you see the road as you should. We recommend at the Tower Ford Inc. service center that you take off the wipers that are on your car for summer and that you replace those with wipers that are made to handle snow and ice.

We know that there…

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Salt, Sand or Kitty Litter for Traction?

One thing you might fret about when winter comes around in Great Neck, New York is what to do if your vehicle gets caught on slippery roads and even gets stuck after sliding off. It's a common problem but also one that can be fixed by dumping grain on the pavement to provide traction. Such grains are salt, sand and kitty litter. Let’s explore how to best utilize each type of traction-adding material.

Salt: This is one of the toughest and most commonly used grains because it can melt ice and provide a good stop for tires on…

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New 2018 Ford Explorer Boasts Refreshed Looks and Added Features

2018 Ford Explorer

For years, families and adventurous drivers have depended on the Ford Explorer to expand their horizons. And the new 2018 Ford Explorer makes this full-size SUV even more appealing than ever, with the addition of expanded options and updated looks that are sure to turn heads.

 

Even at a glance, it’s clear that the new 2018 Explorer means business. A revamped front grille design adds a contemporary sense of style to the exterior while the introduction of five new wheel design options lets drivers customize their Explorer like never before. 

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Long Island Christmas Events the Whole Family Will Love

There’s no shortage of exciting holiday events on Long Island this year. Whether you’re a full-time resident or just around for the holidays, here at Tower Ford, we recommend that you attend these Long Island Christmas events.

Long Island Christmas events

Tree Lighting at Coe Hall and Park

On December 9th, visit Coe Hall and Park to witness one of the most spectacular festivities of the season. Witness the huge Christmas tree is installed on the Camellia House Lawn and you and your family can watch Santa perform the official lighting ceremony.

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What’s New in the 2018 Ford Edge

The two-row, mid-size Ford Edge is the perfect middle ground in the Ford SUV lineup. Smaller than the Ford Explorer, the Ford Edge is more efficient and maneuverable. Because it is larger than the compact Ford Escape, the Ford Edge has extra space for passengers and cargo.

2018 Ford Edge

Even though the 2018 Ford Edge hasn’t gone through a complete redesign this model year, the mid-size SUV still has some notable changes to boast about. Two new packages mean that buyers now have even more ways to customize their SUV. The first is the SEL Sport Appearance package. 

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