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Tire Pressure - What's Right For Your Vehicle?

Keeping your tires filled with air pressure is vital not just to get the best possible ride but also to prevent flat tires and premature wear on the tires. As important as it is to keep your tires inflated, it’s equally important that they have the right amount of air pressure. At Scaffidi Motors, we can work with you on getting the best life from your tires and provide tips on proper tire pressure.

Getting the right amount of air pressure is very important. The side of the tire has a recommended amount of psi (pounds per square inch…

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What Does an Alternator Do?

Your car’s alternator acts like a generator to keep the electrical system charging while the engine is running. When you initially turn the ignition on, the battery creates the first charge that puts everything in motion. It needs the recharge that the alternator provides.

You have one low-maintenance part with an alternator. They can last as long as twelve years and don’t require service. When it does fail, though, you will need to take care of it immediately in order to keep the rest of your car operational. You’ll be able to give the battery a jump…

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The Difference Between A True Spare And A Donut Spare


Getting a flat tire is never fun. But it's important that you're knowledgeable about different kinds of spare tires in case the situation should arise. Luckily, we here at Scaffidi Motors are here to give you the basics about the two types of spare tires. The first is a true spare tire. This is an exact copy of the type of tire on your car right now. Once a true spare is swapped out you can continue driving your vehicle as previously. The second type is a compact temporary or "donut" spare. A donut spare is only temporary…
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Is The 2018 Ford Edge The Best Mid-Size SUV?


As of today, the mid-size sport utility vehicle is one of the most sought-after vehicles on the market today. These vehicles hold a ton of space, has plenty of power and offers luxury features. If you're in Stevens Point, stop by Scaffidi Motors for a first-hand look at these extraordinary mid-size SUVs.

The 2018 Ford Edge has a beautiful exterior with its sweeping lines, its side grooves, and its stunning front chrome grille. Even the lower fog lights appear to be sculpted and hand-crafted. The Edge comes in numerous colors such as ruby red, lighting blue, white platinum...
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BLIS With Cross Traffic Alerts Is Helping Keep Drivers Safer


Technology shapes our lives these days, it is only natural that it should also take a pretty large role in our vehicles as well. Every day there are new advancements being made and one of the primary focuses lately has been driver safety. Ford, one of the pioneers of the automobile industry is always working hard to ensure the safety of their vehicle owners.

The Blind Spot Information System with Cross Traffic Alerts is a set of sensors and indicators, located on the exterior mirrors of the vehicle, notify the driver of any moving motorized objects in the blind spots…
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Replacing Old Tires Is An Urgent Task

Typically we tend to delay tasks as much as possible. This is because we feel that the more we delay, the more we are saving money. The same we are doing with replacing of old car tires too. But this is not sensible.

This is because a lot is at stake here. Continuing to drive the car with old tires can lead to an accident. Besides, such tires can be really risky in case you are going on a long drive or on a hilly terrain. This can lead to a tire burst, skidding and so on.

This can lead…

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Stay Connected with SYNC 3

Owners of vehicles that come with Ford's new and improved SYNC 3 technology are in for an amazing treat as well as anyone else who happens to be fortunate enough to ride along. You'll experience an amazing new array of features that both enhance the experience of travelling as well as offer new levels of safety. SYNC 3 also hosts a long list of additional applications, mostly controlled with your voice.

Enhanced voice recognition makes it a breeze to simply speak your command and have it be done, especially with the a

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Could a used car be waiting for you here at our dealership?

Used cars offer a great resource for the driver who needs an affordable vehicle to support the daily grind. This is why our inventory of pre-owned models can give you the help you need whether you want an SUV to take the kids to school, a truck to haul your heavy equipment, or you want a sedan that can still turn heads within a budget. There are plenty of options and you just need to know where to look.

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Does Check Engine Light Mean Unsafe To Drive?

Does a check engine light mean it is unsafe to drive your vehicle? A check engine light gives us all that awful feeling. The feeling of having to pay for major repairs is always a concern. However, a check engine light could mean a variety of things. Cars have a diagnostic center for a reason. Your vehicle is telling you that something is amiss.

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