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Does Prime Ford Saco offer specials on tires?

Tires are a major component of your Ford's performance, safety, efficiency, and comfort. Their pneumatic design contributes to ride quality by absorbing bumps, and the tread provides traction by flexing to grip the asphalt. They're also the only point of contact between you and the road, so proper tire care and timely replacement are essential components of routine car maintenance.

Quality all-purpose tires are durable, lasting from 30,000 to 50,000 miles, depending on factors like their age, operating conditions, and driving habits. And you can help maximize their lifespan by having 

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What type of oil does my vehicle need?—Prime Ford Saco near Portland

Oil changes are one of the most basic automotive maintenance items. They're also the most important. Inside a car's engine, metal parts slide against each other thousands of times a minute. So, motor oil creates a thin film between the parts that allows them to slide freely, mitigating friction heat and excessive wear. Without proper lubrication, the high friction coefficient of steel and aluminum will cause the parts to wear rapidly and lead to major engine damage.

Engine oil also helps remove contaminants by carrying them to the filter. But heat from the engine and the filter's…

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Find Battery Service and Replacement at Prime Ford Saco near Portland, ME

It's easy to take your Ford's battery for granted since it's out of sight and just works the vast majority of the time. But the battery has a tough job, responsible for engine ignition and powering all of the lights and electronics. And the consequences of a dead battery can vary from inconvenient (asking a stranger for a jumpstart) to dangerous (being stuck alone in sub-freezing Brunswick temperatures), so it's important to know the symptoms of strained battery and when to have it tested or replaced.

What are indicators you may need a new battery?

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When does my Ford need new brakes? And how long does brake service take?

Although your Ford's primary purpose is to transport you from one place to another, its ability to stop is even more important. Not moving is inconvenient; not being able to stop can be life-threatening. Therefore, brake service is an essential part of your vehicle's routine maintenance. However, it's easy to take brakes for granted until you notice an issue. Fortunately, preventative maintenance and timely repairs can help mitigate serious problems.

How do I know when my Ford needs new brakes?

Unsettling noises like squealing or grinding are obvious tell-tale signs of brake trouble...

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Find Brake Maintenance at Prime Ford in Saco


If you need brake maintenance or service, be sure to contact our Ford service team at 207-241-9786 or schedule service online. We’re easy to find, just 14 miles south of Portland near Saco Bay. We want all our clients in Saco, Brunswick, Portland, and South Portland to have safe and reliable vehicles. Brake maintenance is a key component. Don’t hesitate to reach out to the Prime Ford team in Saco if you need brake maintenance.

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How Long Does Battery Replacement Take?


A battery replacement at Prime Ford takes 15 to 30 minutes, depending on the model and year of your Ford car, truck, or SUV. During a battery replacement appointment, we replace the battery and case and recycle the old battery for you. If you’re getting other maintenance done that day, including an oil change or tire rotation, you can expect the appointment to last longer.

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How Much Do New Tires Cost?


Typically, a new tire will cost anywhere from $80 to $200; however, new tires for a Ford car, truck, or SUV will vary. Plus, our service center also charges a fee for service and installation. When you schedule a tire replacement appointment, expect to pay anywhere from $500 to upwards of $700. Luckily you should only need four new sets of tires once every four to six years.

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What to Expect at an Oil Change Appointment


When you schedule an oil change with the Prime Ford – Saco team, you can expect more than just an engine oil change. We also change the filter and check other parts in your vehicle, including tire pressure, cabin air filter, windshield wiper blades, the battery, windshield wiper fluid, and so much more. We want to make sure your Ford SUV, truck or car is running safely and smoothly for trips around Saco.

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Find Tire Maintenance at Prime Ford Near Saco

Are you looking for Ford tire maintenance near Saco? Find your way to Prime Ford. We have an excellent selection of new tires to choose from and experienced and factory-trained Ford technicians on the team. We use the correct Ford parts to fix your vehicle, ensuring your Ford F-150 or Explorer stays in great shape. If you have any questions about Ford tire maintenance, please do not hesitate to contact our Prime Ford team.

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