California Innovation: Fighting to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

California has always been a pioneer of progress -- an ambitious and innovative leader. We pay tribute to California’s can-do spirit, and how California pushes boundaries and inspires us. Now, the state is leading once again, working with automakers to do more to fight to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in California and beyond. Marin County Ford is proud to stand with Californians for higher standards, lower emissions and cleaner air.



Learn more about Ford’s environmental progress: http://www.builtforprogress.com/

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How Often Should You Rotate Your Tires?

Tire Rotations near SF Bay

Tire rotations are among the most common and most important vehicle maintenance tasks. And for good reason, as they’re the only thing that comes between your vehicle and the road. Keeping well-maintained tires can help keep you and your family safe on short drives or long road trips too.


Tire Rotations

While you should always consult your vehicle’s owner manual for guidance on rotation frequency and pattern (depending if you have a FWD, RWD, AWD, or 4x4 vehicle), the general consensus is that rotations should be done every 5,000-8,000 miles, or during every…

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What to Look for When Buying a Used Car

Used Car Buying Tips near Marin County

Looking to find your perfect used car to drive around Marin County? Look no further than Marin County Ford with our below tips that can help you get behind the wheel of your next ride. So that you can buy confidently with peace of mind, here are a few things to look for when buying a used or certified pre-owned vehicle.


Used Car Buying Tips

Inspect Car Exterior and Interior
While the more photos the better on a vehicle...
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Summer Driving Tips

Summer’s here, which means summer road trips are in full swing from coast-to-coast. But before you load up the family SUV, minivan, car, or truck, be sure to read these quick and easy summer driving tips to spare you from dealing with the consequences of a breakdown later.



Get Your Car Serviced

Regular vehicle maintenance can help prevent any major breakdowns or issues down the road, which is the last thing anyone wants, especially on those long road trips far from home. Adhering to your car's maintenance schedule is the best way to keep your car on the…

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Winter Driving Dangers and Tips

Winter driving tips near Novato CA

Winter isn’t coming, it’s already here! And with winter comes the dangers of driving in snowy, icy, and other adverse situations. Before you hit the road, it’s best to prepare for the dangers of driving in the snow.


Winter snow driving tips near SF


Dangers of Winter Driving

Ice: Even if it’s not freezing cold outside, ice, especially black ice, makes for dangerous driving conditions since it’s difficult to see…

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College Car Care Tips | Back to School

Learn some essential care car tips for college students near Santa Rosa CA

Unbelievably, back to school season is already upon us. And while that usually means picking up a new backpack, packing your laptop charger, and stocking up on snack foods, don’t forget about your car! Making sure vehicle’s maintenance and performance are top-notch will help ensure a smooth road to college, back home, and all over campus.


Back to school car tips Santa Rosa

Here are our six tips to help you avoid unnecessary car troubles this semester:

Test Battery
     
  • Your car’s battery is essentially its heart, so be sure to take…

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Top 4 Summer Car Maintenance Tips

Summer Car Care Tips in Novato CA

Road trip season is finally here, but your vehicle may need a little more attention due to summer's extreme temperatures. To help keep your car running smoothly all summer long, check out our below summer car maintenance tips.


Summer Car Care Tips near SF

  1. Check Your Engine Oil

  2. Oil is the lifeblood of your car’s engine, helping to make sure all the engine components are lubricated properly. And it’s even more…

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Check Your Vehicle’s Antifreeze/Coolant – Even in Winter

Use Antifreeze/Coolant to avoid winter blues in Novato CA


The holiday season is here, which means the weather’s getting colder too. With the temperatures dropping, your vehicle needs a little extra attention to ensure everything is running properly through the colder winter months.


Winter Driving Tips Marin County

A key factor in keeping your vehicle running smoothly through the cooler winter months is antifreeze, also called coolant, which a liquid that helps maintain the proper temperature for important…

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Safe Holiday Travel Tips

Travel tips to keep your family safe this holiday season in Novato, California


During this exciting holiday season, there’s a good chance you’ll be hitting the open road sooner than later. Before you begin your journey, make sure your vehicle is ready too.


Holiday Travel Tips

Here are a few useful tips:

  • Check your tire pressure. Treat your tires with care since they're the only part of your vehicles that make contact with the road…
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