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Take Care Of Your 4WD And It Will Take Care Of You


If you own a vehicle that has AWD or 4WD, then you know how useful these features are. Whether you have to traverse muddy terrain or navigate inclement weather, having all four wheels active provides a great benefit. To keep this benefit intake, it is necessary to routinely perform maintenance on the transfer case.

The transfer case is a unique gearbox that has the job of distributing power to the wheels. In 4WD vehicles, the distribution is between the front and rear axle. In AWD vehicles, the distribution moves from one axle to the other. Degradation of the lubricating fluid…
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Let Us Learn More About the 2018 Ford Edge


Ask most car enthusiasts what horsepower is, and most likely you will get a blank look. Jimmy Michel Motors Inc. gives you this information for free so that you have full knowledge of the Ford Edge.

The 2018 Ford Edge SUV is available in four models: Edge SE, Edge SEL, Edge Titanium, and Edge Sport. The Sport model has a 2.7-Liter V6 EcoBoost engine, which delivers 315 horsepower. The horsepower is a description of the work done over time and is 33,000 lb. per minute. The definition originates from James Watt, who is credited with innovating the steam…
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2018 Ford EcoSport Style Features--Have It All


The Ford brand has implemented some impressive features on the 2018 EcoSport SUV which all-wheel drive comes standard. The EcoSport has all the power you need in a mid-sized SUV plus some of those comfort features drivers expect. EcoSport has three trim levels SE, SES and Titanium available. Drivers can enjoy the heated front seats on these frigid mornings. With the 6-way adjustable driver seat, you never have to worry about feeling uncomfortable.

 
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How the Ford Blind Spot Information System Keeps You Save While You Are Driving


You have probably experienced the blare of a horn behind you when you are changing lanes or making a turn, only to discover that there was a car in your blind spot. The blind spot is that area in back and to either side of you where your side mirrors don't pick up the fact that there was a vehicle there.

The Ford Blind Spot Information System detects a vehicle in your blind spot what is within 10 feet of you and activates a flashing warning light on your side mirror. This is not intended to replace your vigilance…
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Marvel at the Ford SYNC 3 Infotainment System


In the busy streets, the latest Ford SYNC 3 infotainment system eases your navigation headache. The improved Traffic and TravelLink gives you a step-by-step audible guide to your destination that allows you to focus on the road ahead instead of keying in your location every minute. We at Jimmy Michel Motors Inc. will be glad to assist you with the purchase of this infotainment system.

With an AppLink that is voice controlled you can command and operate all your applications plus a Wi-Fi hotspot that can connect up to 10 devices at a time, your passengers will stay connected...
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How to Settle on Your Next Set of Tires in Aurora

New tire selection can be tedious. It's a process many of us don't want to go through. The options seem infinite to the average driver. As your local and reliable service destination, our staff at Jimmy Michel Motors Inc. wants to ensure that you and your family are safe, riding on the best tires for the best price.

How do you choose your next purchase? Your factory tires will only make it for so long. Eventually, you need to make that purchase. Our service center can provide you with valuable education on the types and brands available. We…

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The Importance of the Check Engine Light

Ever find yourself driving along, to find that dreaded yellow light illuminate on your dash? Don't panic. It’s just the check engine light telling you that your car needs attention. Depending on the model, the light may be red or yellow, but you should make sure to address it anyway. It could be a quick fix like a loose gas gap, or maybe something more serious. Either way, you can always visit Jimmy Michael Motors for help—or read on for tips.

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