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Your Engine Cooling System Requires Its Own Maintenance

The temperatures that your engine sees during normal operation are extraordinarily hot. Because of this, your vehicle will have a built-in cooling system in place to keep it from overheating which can cause lasting damage.

Your radiator is filled with a cooling fluid that runs through the system to maintain proper operating temperature. Over time you will notice this fluid get dirty which can cause sludge in the system, reducing its overall effectiveness.

When this happens, it is important to perform a coolant flush on the system. This involves first draining the old coolant from...

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Wheel Alignments - How Necessary Are They?

Wheel alignments often seem to an unnecessary expense. At least they seem that way until we have to purchase new tires way before we should. Alignments are very important because they keep our tires straight and prevent them from wearing out unevenly or your vehicle steering from side to side. Our service technicians at Mills Motor Inc. can give your vehicle a once over and let you know if an alignment is in order.

It’s not only important to get a wheel alignment when you have new tires installed, although that is important. You may want to consider an…

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Is Synthetic Oil Better?

Synthetic oils are available as a synthetic blend or as full synthetic oil. The synthetic blend combines manmade components with conventional oil to provide increased protection and vehicle performance. This type of oil is preferred for use in extreme temperature climates. Additional reasons why vehicles may benefit from full synthetic oil include extensive driving on non-paved roads or heavy towing. Full synthetic oil consists of manmade components that offer optimal engine protection vehicle performance.

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What is Brake Fluid?

Brake fluid is also known as hydraulic fluid because it is the force that moves through your vehicle’s hydraulic brake system. It functions as a lubricant for the parts, and it provides consistent temperature for the components as you brake.

Brake fluid is pushed through each of the brake lines into the cylinder as soon as you depress the brake. That action compresses the piston. The force of the piston creates the action that engages the brake pad with the disc. Your vehicle is able to stop due to the friction of the pads and disc working together. It…

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What The 2018 Ford Edge Has To Offer For SUV Drivers


The 2018 Ford Edge is a new option that you can choose from in the wide array of SUVs out there. The Ford Edge is included with five-seats and has extra comfort. It not only uses the SYNC 3 infotainment system, but also uses a 315 horsepower engine. It is a family designed vehicle, which manages to give plenty of storage space on the interior. The design of the car is powerful, and updated with new systems for your own media needs.

If you desire a Ford mid-size SUV, then this vehicle could be the one for you. When you…
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How Ford's Blind Spot Information System Is Revolutionizing Driver Safety


Driving can be one of the single most dangerous tasks we can do and many of us put many miles on our vehicles every day with work commutes or other necessary travel. One of the best things that has come onto the market is Ford's BLIS, Blind Spot Information System.

The BLIS works through sensors on the exterior mirrors to detect moving motorized objects within the sensor range. These sensors are designed to be aware of the driver's blind spots but are not meant to replace safe driving habits. Always remember to manually check your mirrors before changing…
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Experience the Enhancements of the SYNC 3 Infotainment System

Look for other innovative updates to the SYNC 3 that mimic your smart phone like the newly designed interface giving you quick access to features without fumbling through a maze of menus. Also, the navigation system provides a hassle-free zoom and an internal memory of your searches. With the SYNC AppLink you can connect to your favorite mobile apps using the voice command or swipe menu. Ask our associates about SYNC Connect to remotely locate your car, schedule engine starts and check your gas level.

 

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Pros of Considering Seasonal Maintenance Routines

At Mills Motor Inc., we are more concerned about what happens with our clients during this season changing period. It is important to note that as much as your vehicle is well-adjusted to the current weather, it is more likely to have minor challenges with coming seasons. That is why we are here to see to it that you are conversant with the necessary tools in store for change. Here are some of the things to put in mind.

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