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What Technology Features are Offered With the Ford Focus ST?

Our Quick Lane Livonia team understands performance vehicles and their maintenance needs. If you are in the market for a compact performance hatchback, the Ford Focus ST is one of the top models in its class. Not only do you get superior performance with the Focus ST, you also get technology features that are the most advanced in the industry.

The FordPass Smartphone App can enhance your driving experience in the Focus ST. This app helps you find locations such as gas stations, restaurants, and more. You can even reserve and pay for parking in certain locations with the FordPass…
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Go from the Paved Road to Off Road With the 2019 Ford Ranger

For those of you who do not like the idea of limits, there is the 2019 Ford Ranger. This is one of the models that helps you take it beyond the limits that are often imposed on you. Among the limits is staying on the paved road. The Ranger is designed to exceed those limits.

As much as the overall design of the vehicle matters, the features and modes of the vehicle also matter. For those of you that are willing to go beyond the paved road, there is the Terrain Management System with different drive modes such as grovel…

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Choosing Between Winter and Summer Tires

Here at Quick Lane Livonia, we want you to know everything possible about driving your vehicle safely. Using the right type of tires can make it easier to get to your destination without incident. If you are driving during the warm season in Livonia, MI, it may be possible to use either summer or all-season tires.

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Why You Should Use Car Wax

When it comes to protecting your car from the elements, it's wise to take reasonable steps. One easy thing that you can start doing is to give your car a wax. At Quick Lane Livonia, we advise many of our customers in Livonia, MI do this a few times a year for optimal results.

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Dealing with a Drained Car Battery

If your car won't start, you may be dealing with a dead battery. While you may be tempted to simply replace your battery with a new one, that may not be necessary. A car battery charger can provide you with the power you need to get your car up and running again.

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Steps to Clean A Car Engine

Many people regularly take their vehicle to the car wash and clean off the exterior of the vehicle. However, there aren't that many people who clean the engine of their car. Quick Lane Livonia found in Livonia, MI wants you to know that by following a few steps, you can keep your car's engine clean.

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Learning More About Backup Cameras

Here at Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center, we believe that our friends and neighbors should be as well-informed as possible about their vehicles and its functions. More specifically, we want to take some time to talk about the things you should know about your backup camera.

The first, and perhaps most important, thing to note about backup cameras is that they are not perfect. They can experience poor image quality, interference issues, and they can sometimes just get a little dirty.  

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Applying Touch Up Paint

Want to make sure your paint always looks good on your car? Touch-up pens and kits are available to help you fix your paint job yourself. However, it’s not always so simple. If you have ever applied a small amount of paint to your car, it can be nerve-racking trying to make the colors match up and look natural. In some cases, you may not want to use touch-up pens because they won’t cover up deeper scratches.

Paint chipping happens from time to time, but it’s easily covered up with a bit of paint in the same…

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How to Prevent Rodent Damage

Most drivers never consider that their car could potentially become a welcoming home to rodents. Plunging temperatures make a warm engine compartment attractive even to city-dwelling rodents, making this a hazard for those who never venture into the woods. Once inside your vehicle, rodents can chew on exposed wiring or build nests in your car's interior.

Making your vehicle unattractive to rodents begins with covering any exposed holes that would allow them entry to your engine or interior with wire mesh. Duct tape embedded with foul-tasting chemicals can be wrapped around 
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Safely Jump Starting Your Car with Jumper Cables and a Nearby Car

Find that your car's battery is dead can make any day go bad. Fortunately, if you have a set of jumper cables and a nearby car with a good battery, you might be able to get your car running again.

Shut off both cars and set the parking brakes. Attach one end of the red jumper cable to the dead battery's positive terminal (usually marked with an "+" and/or red cap). Attach the other end of the red cable to the live battery's positive terminal. Attach the black cable to the live battery's negative terminal. Carefully…
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