Ford

1916 Jacksboro Pike
Directions La Follette, TN 37766

  • Sales: (877) 376-9685
  • Service: (866) 724-7096
  • Parts: (855) 475-3832

Blog

How to Remove Any Sticker from Your Ford

You bought a beautiful new car from Short-Redmond Ford of LaFollette, but you'd rather not keep the sticker on the rear liftgate or tailgate advertising where you got it. That's ok. This Autoblog Details video shows exactly how to remove any sticker without a trace.

What you'll need:

  • WD-40
  • Goo Gone
  • Microfiber towel

The easiest way to get rid of a sticker that involves the fewest special materials is with WD-40. Simply use your fingernail to pull up a corner of the sticker, then spray WD-40 under it, continuing to spray lubricant as you pull. For best…

read more
Categories:

Ford Faces Unexpected Challenge of the Global Market: New Car Smell

Most La Follette, TN drivers love that fresh-from-the-factory smell of a pristine new Ford. Many Americans even go so far as to buy "new car" scented air fresheners for their older models.

America's obsession with new-car smell is not shared by the rest of the world, however, which presents a unique challenge to an automaker like Ford selling cars all over the globe.

In China…

read more
Categories: ,

All-New Top Gear America Takes on Ford F-150 Raptor for First Episode

It's been a tough run of luck for Top Gear. The BBC series was hosted for decades by a beloved trio of snarky hosts, led by Jeremy Clarkson. When Clarkson was forced to leave due to, ahem, anger-management issues, things seemed to fall apart.

The show seems to be finding its stride again after a rocky few years, including premiering a new Top Gear America, which aired on BBC America last night.

In an exclusive…

read more
Categories:

AutoGuide.com Flips its Wig for 2017 Ford Fusion

If you're seeking a midsize sedan for your next daily driver, we here at Short-Redmond Ford suggest you do yourself a solid and try ours, the 2017 Fusion, on for size.

Will this be the one to satisfy your every vehicular desire?

Only time will tell. So, for now, check the clip below. AutoGuide.com Managing Editor Jodi Lai is here to highlight some of the Fusion's best qualities:

Entry-level engines aren't typically attention-grabbing. Such is not the case, however, when it comes to the Fusion's 2.5-liter four-cylinder.

Standard on the S and SE trims…

read more
Categories: , ,

Before You Buy a Truck, Here's Why You Want the 2018 Ford Expedition

You're here browsing for a new Ford F-150 in La Follette because you need something that can tow a trailer capably down dirt roads, and can haul furniture, building equipment, landscaping tools—you name it.

But before you settle on a truck, take a look at what the Ford Expedition has to offer.

The upcoming 2018 Expedition has been fully redesigned, and will boast a tow rating up to 9,300 pounds.

Now that might not sound like much compared to the F-150's 12,200-pound rating, but an Expedition equipped for maximum towing capability can still outperform an…

read more
Categories:

Why a Car Wash Does the Best Job

You may get up every weekend and prepare to wash your vehicle. It takes a ton of water. It takes a ton of time. It also leaves your yard or driveway with a pool of water and soap. It can certainly help your car look great if you do it right. Is it worth the time, energy and water to do it that way?

A consistent car wash is important for many reasons. Planning and finishing your washes takes some dedication. It is also good exercise. Sometimes you might need a break. Sometimes you might just want a more thorough…
read more
Categories:

The One Reason Why Car Batteries Need to be Changed

Vehicles depend on specific parts to work properly for them to start and run. One of these is the car's battery that is a necessary part. It works with electrical components to start the vehicle and keep it running. But like other parts batteries need to be changed. If your car battery is less than fully charged it can cause problems starting, until one day it just doesn't start. No one wants this problem, so if you have battery issues then it's important to have the battery changed.

Batteries make it possible for a vehicle to start…
read more
Categories:

Safely merging onto highways

One of the riskiest steps when driving is entering and exiting highways. Being safe during this period of entry and exit can be a challenge, particularly on busy roads or those with short entrance ramps.

One way to improve your safety level is to be conscious of the exit and entrance ramps and to be sure to always look over your shoulder, avoiding any level of reliance on mirrors or lane warning systems. Be sure to glance over your shoulder even when you are certain that no cars are approaching to establish a good habit.

Try to avoid jerky movements…
read more
Categories:

On The Open Road, You Can Never Be Too Prepared

Road trips are a fun, common getaway for most drivers. You've been planning a trip for ages; you've packed swim trunks, flip flops, batteries for the camera, a phone charger, maybe some extra sunscreen.

But are you prepared if a roadside emergency happens? It's an event that no one wants to think about, yet everyone should prepare for. Store bought kits are available, or you can build your own. Here are some basic items that you should keep in your car at all times to help you in an emergency.
  • Jumper cables
  • Flares or triangle reflectors
read more
Categories:
Info
AdChoices