What You Should Know About Synthetic Oil

Oil changes are integral to vehicle maintenance. Having them done regularly matters, along with choosing the right type of oil. At Preferred Preowned North, we want you to know more about synthetic options and why they might be right for you.

You have three main categories for your oil - conventional, synthetic blend, and full synthetic. Full synthetic options are made in a lab, are uniform in size, and can typically protect engines better than the other options. Due to their additives and other factors, synthetic oils are able to withstand more extreme temperatures without breaking down.

 

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Identifying the Most Common Fluid Leaks

One of the most common problems that occur with vehicles is fluid leaks. Unless they’re very obvious, they’re often the most undetected problem. Vehicles owners should not only look for leaks periodically but should also be able to identify the leak so they can be eliminated before they cause serious problems. Come to Preferred Preowned North to learn more about fluid leaks that might affect your vehicle.

Here are the most common fluid leaks as well as their color. If the colors are darker than normal or brown, this may indicate that there is a problem in that…

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Travel With a Crowd in a Subaru Ascent

The Subaru Ascent is a well-known family automobile. It's popular because it has features that make long trips convenient.

When you step inside of an Ascent, the first thing that you'll notice is its large passenger seats. There is seating for up to eight passengers in the Ascent, and each row of seats has a different layout. The second-row shines as it has tall captain's chairs. Thanks to the high ceiling, every area provides reasonable head room. On the ceiling, there is a panoramic moonroof that lets fresh air flow into the cabin.

 

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The Benefits of Owning A Subaru Impreza

The Subaru Impreza is making a bold statement for 2021. This compact car is popular among a wide demographic of people. Consumers can choose from a hatchback trim or a sedan. The hatchback just so happens to offer five doors. Let's jump in for more features.

The Subaru Impreza is very diverse in its actions and range. Though this automobile is quite small in size, it still offers over 100 inches of passenger volume. Four people can seat in the cabin. The interior upholstery comes in fine cloth or premium leather. Consumers can expect 60/40 split-fold rear seats…

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What's the Difference Between Conventional and Synthetic Oil?

We've all been there; you're pulling up to the garage to get an oil change, and the mechanics ask you whether you want conventional or synthetic oil. If you’re like most drivers, your mind likely draws a blank. Many people don't know the difference between these two types of oil.

For drivers of more modern cars, synthetic oil is a great option. Not only does synthetic oil tend to last longer before getting dirty, but it can also usually withstand more mileage than its conventional counterpart. Many vehicles will see improved performance with synthetic oil.

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You'll Love the Utility of a Used Pickup Truck

Instead of shelling out tons of money for a new car, many drivers nowadays are turning to used vehicles instead. At Preferred Preowned North, that's our specialty. At our dealership, you will likely be able to find plenty of used pickup truck models to take back to your driveway.

Why finance a used pickup truck? There are a number of reasons why taking home a used pickup truck is a great way to invest in your future. Whether you already have a car or not, adding a pickup truck to your garage provides you with many benefits.

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Preventing Salt Corrosion on Your Vehicle

Salt is great for removing snow and ice from public roads, but salt is not great for the paint and metal that cars are constructed with. While you cannot eliminate salt from the public roads, you can prevent your car from being damaged by it.

Wax On & Wax Off

You will need to be proactive when you are trying to protect your vehicle from salt corrosion. Wax the surface of your vehicle, prior to driving on roads that have salt on them, in order to equip your vehicle with a protective layer. There are a variety of different products that…

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Winter Tires Vs. All Season Tires

Winter tires are made for temperatures below 45 degrees Fahrenheit. They have a deep tread pattern, which is designed to flush out the excess slush. They also provide you with superior traction. The rubber will also provide you with more grip on an icy road. Even if you don't live in a place with a lot of snow, it is still a good idea for you to use winter tires if the temperature frequently drops below 45 degrees Fahrenheit.

All-season tires can handle a variety of weather conditions, including light snow. They last longer than winter tires.

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Our Preferred Preowned North Teams Favorite Ford Flex Comfort Features

Staying comfortable while stuck in traffic or while zipping to the game is a major consideration. We're happy to report that the Ford Flex puts comfort, safety and on-trend tech above all things. Take a look at our favorite Ford Flex comfort features.

An Enormous Cabin

Built like a vintage station wagon, the Ford Flex seats seven. It gives each occupant plenty of room, with split-folding second and third rows that expand the cargo space to a whopping 82.3 cubic feet. A low clearance of 5.9 inches makes 

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Brawn Behind the Brains: Ford Super Duty Durability Features

Built for serious commercial and industrial applications, Ford Super Duty trucks are some of the most durable on the market. What actually makes them Built Ford Tough? Our Preferred Preowned North assembled a few features to answer that question.

Lightweight Yet Heavy-Duty

Ford Super Duty's durability begins with a military-grade, aluminum-alloy body. The body meshes with a high-strength stainless steel frame for a truck that's about 350 pounds lighter than previous generations and

  • Exceptionally crashworthy
  • Resistant to dings
  • Resistant to flexing and bending

 

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