Archive for the ‘Service’ Category

What Are Some Common Reasons for vehicle AC Failure?

Friday, August 6th, 2021
man's hand on the car air conditioning knob

Get your Ford vehicle’s AC repaired in Winder, GA

Summer is already here and hence it is time to thoroughly check your Ford vehicle’s air conditioning system. People often tend to ignore the ACs and then end up sweating away on a hot summer afternoon. We are here to ensure that does not happen to you. Today we will tell you what some of the most common reasons for vehicle AC failure are. Continue reading this blog by Akins Ford to learn more. You can get your Ford vehicle’s AC repaired right here at Akins Ford in Winder, GA!

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What is the difference between getting tires rotated and balancing tires?

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021
mechanic tuning aligner for wheels

How often should you get your tires rotated?

Which is the one part of your vehicle that gets affected the most by wear and tear? It is the tires. The tires come in direct contact with the road and hence face the most wear and tear damage and hence need to be replaced often. But tire replacement can be very expensive, so it is important to keep a check on our tires and make sure we maximize their life. How to do that you ask? Well, read ahead to find out! What is tire rotation and balancing? How often should you get your tires rotated? You can get your tires rotated here at Akins Ford in Winder, GA!

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How to know my Ford vehicle needs an oil change?

Friday, July 23rd, 2021
Mechanic changing engine oil.

Get your oil changed at Akins Ford, Winder, GA

Every Ford owner and driver knows that vehicles need their oil changed often. But exactly how often? How to know that your Ford vehicle needs an oil change? What time intervals should be getting your oil changed? If you have similar questions, read this blog by Akins Ford to find out. People living in or around Winder, GA can get their Ford vehicle’s oil changed here at Akins Ford!

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Why does my Ford car battery keep dying?

Wednesday, July 7th, 2021
Mechanic working on the car engine.

Top 5 ways to avoid a dead car battery

Considering the lockdown situation over the past year, most of us have not been driving our vehicles as often as we used to. This might lead you to a dead car battery the next time you try to start it. If you have had a dead car battery recently or are wondering why that happens, you are on the right page. Continue reading this post by Akins Ford in Winder, GA to learn the top 5 ways to avoid a dead car battery.

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Where Can I Find Custom Automotive Light Installation near Atlanta?

Tuesday, March 30th, 2021
custom automotive lighting in instrument cluster gauge

Custom Lighting & Installation at Wild Willies Custom Accessories

There’s a time and place for going low-profile, but your vehicle was built to turn heads. Custom lighting is a surefire way to make sure your car, truck, or SUV is noticed by every auto enthusiast in the vicinity. If you’re looking for a place to get it done, your personal pit crew for custom lighting and installation is waiting for you here at the Wild Willies Custom Accessories shop at Akins Ford.


Conquer Georgia Off-Roading with New Lifted Trucks at Akins Ford

Thursday, February 18th, 2021
Lifted Truck Underbody

Where Can I Find New Lifted Trucks for Sale in Atlanta, GA? 

Between the ridges and valleys of the northwest, Blue Ridge Mountain peaks in the northeast, and low Coastal Plain of the south, Georgia offers a vast untamed landscape that’s ripe for off-road enthusiasts. So it’s no wonder that drivers in northwestern Georgia love their lift kits. If you’re looking for a dependable hub for new lifted trucks in Atlanta, GA, you can find it here in our massive selection of new vehicles at Akins Ford.


Where Can I Find Custom Car Stereo Installation in Atlanta?

Thursday, December 17th, 2020
Custom Truck Stereo System

Audio System Services at Wild Willies Custom Accessories

Truck people love their audio systems. We all already know that. What you might not know is that there’s a service center by truck people, for truck people that’s ready to assist motorheads in the Atlanta area. When it comes to finding a provider for custom car stereo installation in Atlanta, Wild Willies is your trusted hub for the works.


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

Monday, October 26th, 2020
2021 Ford F-150 on country road

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.