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2001 Ford Explorer: Whip It

2001 Ford Explorer: Whip It

Q--I have a 2001 Ford Explorer with a 4.0-liter V-6 engine. I have my oil changed at the same place every time. They routinely overfill the oil by about a half to three quarters of a quart. (This is assuming that the next quart, after the "add 1 quart" mark, takes up the same amount of room on the...

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2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Ford Needs Global Marketing Chief

Ford Motor Co. is conducting a search for a global marketing chief, say Ford officials. The company has historically staffed its marketing regionally. Cisco Codina, for... read more March 1, 2007 by 0

2007 Mazda2

Mazda2 Spawning Ford Subcompact

The Mazda2, which gets its public unveiling at theGeneva motor show next week, will get a spin-off that will be sold by Ford in North America. The Detroit News says that Ford... read more March 1, 2007 by 0

2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Navistar, Ford Feuding Over Diesel

A bitter dispute between Ford Motor Co. and Navistar now threatens to scuttle one of the automaker’s most profitable products - its diesel-powered, heavy-duty pickup truck... read more February 26, 2007 by 0

1998 Ford Explorer XL

1998 Ford Explorer: Steam Heat

Q--My wife has a 1998 Ford Explorer that recently overheated. After cooling down, the vehicle sucked up 2-3 gallons of water! I am curious to know if water would come out of... read more February 21, 2007 by 0

2008 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Analysts Worried about Ford

The continuing decline in Ford Motor Co.’s market share has triggered another dire warning that the company in on the brink of a crisis. Ford also acknowledged this week... read more February 21, 2007 by 0

1999 Ford Explorer

1999 Ford Explorer: Unexpected Battery Draw

Q--Please help an old lady. My 1999 Explorer suffers from unexplained battery draw. They have replaced the battery, checked the fuses and alternator. All checks out good. I'm... read more February 16, 2007 by 0

2007 Ford Mondeo

GM Outlook Up; Ford, Not So Much

Shares of General Motors headed north on Tuesday after Merrill Lynch issued a “buy” rating on the automaker, a day after Wall Street firm Goldman Sachs said it had... read more February 13, 2007 by 0

2008 Ford Five Hundred

Taurus, Sable Return to Ford Lineup

The Ford Taurus only recently ended its two-decade run in the Ford lineup – but this week in Chicago the Taurus nameplate is being revived. Mark Fields, Ford's President of... read more February 8, 2007 by 0

2007 Ford Mondeo

Ford: Euro Cars Could Sell Here

Can Ford bring European cars toNorth America to solve its current crises? Ford reported a record loss of $12.7 billion for 2006, and more red ink is expected in 2007 and... read more February 5, 2007 by 0

2008 Ford Taurus 4-door Sedan SEL FWD Angular Front Exterior View

1996 Ford Taurus: Fluid Change

Q--I recently bought a 1996 Ford Taurus. Every time I buy a used car the first thing I do is change the fluids, filters, plugs, etc. This time I took it to Jiffy Lube to have... read more January 31, 2007 by 0

2007 Ford Edge

Yeah Yeah Yeah? Ford Goes Podcasting

You know you’re getting old when a) you ask, “Who the hell is that?” when someone asks about a new band, and b) when you’re considering buying a crossover vehicle... read more January 31, 2007 by 0

Alan Mulally

Mulally Fights for Ford Turnaround

In the wake of its massive $12.7 billion loss in 2006, Ford's new chief executive officer Alan Mulally is struggling against forces that have hampered reform inside the... read more January 29, 2007 by 0

1998 Ford Escort ZX2 "Cool"

1998 Ford Escort: Do Manual Transmissions Need Oil Changes?

Q--I drive a 1998 Ford Escort and want to know if manual transmissions require oil changes. I keep hearing about automatic transmissions, oil changing, and flushing, but what... read more January 25, 2007 by 0

1997 Ford Thunderbird LX

1997 Ford Thunderbird: Bird Droppings

Q-- I have a 1997 Thunderbird with a 4.6-liter V-8 engine. It has 106,000 plus miles on it and usually runs as well as a new car, but every once in a while, it will run... read more January 25, 2007 by 0

2007 Ford Airstream Concept

Ford Drops $12.7B In 2006

Ford Motor Company on Thursday reported a record loss of $12.7 billion for 2006, and the company’s new chief executive said it will be another two years before the... read more January 25, 2007 by 0


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