Archive for the ‘Service’ Category

What Tire PSI is Recommended on the Ford F-150?

Monday, October 26th, 2020
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Finding the Recommended Tire Pressure for Your Ford F-150

It may seem arbitrary but keeping your F-150’s tire pressure at the recommended psi is an easy way of extending the life of your tires and enhancing your truck’s performance and fuel economy. And if you’re looking to double check that you’re using the right psi recommendations for your Ford F-150 truck, here’s where you’ll find it. 


Where Can I Find Repair & Routine Maintenance in Atlanta, GA

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020
Akins Ford service center

Looking for a one-stop source for reliable vehicle services in the Atlanta area? The Akins Ford service center can help Atlanta car owners keep their cars running in the best condition possible. Our team of technicians are highly-trained, specializing in everything from basic maintenance to more complex fixes. You can explore this list of repair and routine maintenance services available at the Akins Ford service center in Atlanta, GA to see what’s available, or schedule your service appointment with us today!


Georgia Emissions Testing: Counties, Testing Stations and More

Sunday, August 2nd, 2020
Auto Muffler Emissions

Does Atlanta, GA Require Emissions Testing? 

Depending on where you live, local regulations may require that you have your vehicle inspected regularly, but what does that mean for drivers here in Atlanta, GA and the surrounding area? The state of Georgia does require emissions testing, but only for residents in 13 of its 153 counties. Keep reading for details on what counties are included in that list, how often you’ll need to get your vehicle tested, where to go and more. 


Save on Brakes When You Visit the Akins Ford Service Center

Monday, June 15th, 2020
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Ford Service Brake Pad Replacement Offer

When it comes to taking care of your vehicle, no one knows you Ford better than the skilled technicians at the Akins Ford service center! And if that’s not enough reason, get a load of this! Through the remainder of 2020 you can enjoy a special Ford Service Brake Pad Replacement Offer when you seek personalized service from a participating U.S. Ford dealership! Keep reading for more details!


Ford Service Card Owners Enjoy $130 Tire Rebate Opportunity

Sunday, April 19th, 2020

What is Ford Tire Rebate & How Do You Apply?

There are many perks to being a Ford Service Credit Card owner, but right now members have one more thing to smile about. Through July 31, 2020, Ford Service Credit Card owners can take advantage of rebate savings on the purchase of four new tires from approved brands. Keep reading to learn more about the Ford Tire Rebate and what it entails from approved brands to learning how to apply.


Finding Your Owner’s Manual and Warranty Details Online

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
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Where Do I Find Warranty Information for My Ford Vehicle?

With an extensive array of coverage, you can rest assured that your new Ford vehicle is in good hands. Still, it’s a good thing to know the details of your vehicle’s warranty before you need it. You can look to your vehicle’s owner’s manual to find detailed information about coverage and terms of your Ford warranty. If you need another way, there’s other methods for you to access this important information online. (more…)

What Can I Do to Make Sure I’m Not Stranded by a Dead Car Battery?

Friday, September 29th, 2017
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The Easiest Ways to Avoid a Dead Car Battery

There’s a lot that goes into maintaining and servicing your new Ford car, truck or SUV. Don’t worry, none of it is very hard or time-consuming, but it all does need to be done. Otherwise, you could be in for trouble. For example, have you ever worried about getting in your car, turning the key and having your car refuse to start because of a dead battery? We’re guessing you have. That’s why we decided to tell you all about the easiest ways to avoid a dead car battery. (more…)

Should I Choose Front-Wheel Drive or All-Wheel Drive?

Monday, August 21st, 2017
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Comparing Front-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive

Sometimes people are surprised by all the decisions they have to make when picking out a new Ford car, truck or SUV. Sure, they’re ready to decide which color they want their new Ford to be, or whether they want a more powerful model as opposed to a more fuel efficient one. But there are other decisions people sometimes aren’t ready to make. One of those decisions is whether they want front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. With that in mind, we decided to compare front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive so that you know exactly what you want the next time you step on our Akins Ford lot near Atlanta, GA. (more…)

How to Get Your Car Ready for Spring

Sunday, April 30th, 2017
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Maintenance Tips to Get Your Car Ready for Spring

Spring is right around the corner, and you know what that means – it’s time for spring cleaning. But while you’re cleaning out your closets and attic and everything else, make sure you don’t forget about your car. That’s right, cars need spring cleaning, too. But sometimes it’s hard to know where to start or what needs to be done. To help you out, we compiled this list of spring maintenance tips for your car. (more…)

When Do I Need to Replace My Brakes?

Thursday, January 12th, 2017
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How to Know When to Replace Your Brakes

What’s the most important part of your car? That’s a debate that could go on for ages. But we can all agree there are a few parts that stand above the rest, like your brakes. Without them, well, we don’t need to tell you what could happen. That means you need to keep on top of their maintenance. But it’s hard to know how to do that, so we came up with a guide on how to know when to replace your brakes. (more…)