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Stay Safe With a Full Tank of Gas

Keeping your gas tank filled with fuel in the winter is a wise practice to follow for drivers here in Washougal, Washington and beyond. Not only will a full gas tank allow the driver needed fuel to get to their destination, but the added weight of the fuel will aid in vehicle stability in snowy conditions.

A vehicle that has a gas tank that is topped off is also equipped with potentially life-saving fuel if stranded in inclement weather. In order to run a vehicle's heating system, the engine has to be running. 

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What’s Your Best Option for Adding Traction?

There can be nothing worse than getting stuck in the snow and ice during the winter in your car. However, the great news is there are some really good ways to get a car out of these situations with a little preparedness. The Westlie Ford service team can help you choose your ideal traction-adding compound.

When trying to decipher whether sand, salt or kitty litter is best to help get a car out of being stuck in the snow, there are a few factors that are applicable to each that should be considered when deciding which is best to use…

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Advanced Planning for Your Road Trip Enhances the Enjoyment

When planning your next road trip, there are a few things you can do in order to make it pleasurable, safe and stress-free! You can accomplish all three by using a few of our team's proactive planning tips.

 
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Get More Life Out Of Your Tires With Tire Rotations

Have you ever considered why you should get a tire rotation? If you do tire rotations, then you probably know firsthand that after your tires have been rotated, the vehicle seems to drive more smoothly. This is because when you rotate your tires, you spread the wear on them out more evenly. The result is a more smooth and comfortable drive. A smooth and more comfortable ride is just one of many benefits to tire rotations.

When you rotate your vehicle's tires, you extend their useful lifespan. If tires are not rotated, they wear out much more quickly in…

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Why Turn to Our Dealership for Ford Service

You have certain things that must be done on your vehicle to protect your investment for the long haul in Washougal, Washington. You need to find someone to service that vehicle, and we are here to be of help to you at Westlie Ford.

  • Service your vehicle through us to know that those servicing it care about you.
  • We understand the warranty on your car and will work according to it.
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Pet Travelling Tips

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These days, many of us want to bring our furry friends along during our adventures. While doing so can certainly enhance the trip, you should be properly prepared before you embark.

Most importantly, ensure they have proper tags and collars, water and food, and make sure to not leave them unattended in the car. Spare leashes, and toys to occupy them are also items to remember.

For your car, use covers or blankets to avoid messes and hair buildup. Squeegees and wet latex gloves can also be useful tools in removing hair.

A Dramamine prescription from a vet can also…
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Is It Better To Buy Or Lease My New Car?


Many of those find it confusing when it comes to deciding whether to buy a car or lease one. Buying a vehicle means you own it. However, your monthly payments are higher. A lease will offer you lower monthly payments but you will always have to return a leased car back to the dealership. Here are the pros and cons when it comes to buying or leasing a car:

When purchasing a car, it generally requires a down payment unless you have stellar credit. Taxes, registration, and other fees are usually included in the sales price. If you lease a…
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Ford is Helping Fix Carbon Monoxide Problem in Modified Police Interceptor Utility SUVs

Carbon monoxide is a gas that you can't see, and you can't smell... but it can kill you. That's why your house is equipped with carbon monoxide detectors. It's not something you want to hear is building up in your vehicle's cabin—yet for many police officers around the U.S., that's exactly what has been happening.

The Police Interceptor Utility, an SUV based on the Ford Explorer, is the best-selling law enforcement vehicle in the country, and Ford has been busy working side-by-side with police and fire departments to correct a serious issue…

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Signs You May Need An Oil Change

Oil changes are one of the most important services you can perform on your vehicle. Considering that your engine is one of the most integral parts of your Ford vehicle, ensuring you have fresh oil is vital to guaranteeing a smooth driving experience.

This video can help explain some signs that you may need to change your oil. This is a service our team of automotive experts can help you with.

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