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Learn About the Interior Features of the Ford F-150 Raptor

At Timber Ford of Hayward, we have good things to say about the Ford F-150 Raptor. When you’re in the market for a pickup truck, we invite you to check it out for yourself.

From the front bucket seats to the rear seats that fold down, you will have room for up to three passengers. Optional features also allow you to add power and heat to the seats for added comfort, especially in the colder months.

The Ford F-150 Raptor has a lot of standard equipment in the interior, including a rear backup camera, a 4.2” productivity screen…

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Ford Taurus - Design Features Unlike No Other

The Ford Taurus is a popular full-size sedan that will turn heads no matter where you happen to be. The sleek aerodynamic body and bold colors make the exterior a sight like no other. Stop and see the Ford Taurus at Timber Ford of Hayward. Check out the Taurus up close and personal, and our staff will be around to answer any questions you may have.

The Ford Taurus has such an array of wheel designs and sizes, even females get excited to choose a specific style. Never has painted machined aluminum looked so great. The dynamic rear lines of…

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The 2018 Ford Transit Connect Takes Safety to the Next Level

Perhaps the most impressive advances in the automotive industry today are the safety features that are made possible by smart technology. Ford's 2018 Transit Connect is a good example of how these technologies have enhanced the cargo class of vehicles.

The Transit Connect features Ford's AdvanceTrac system with Roll Stability Control. This system uses a pair of gyroscopes to track the vehicle's yaw and roll and responds to help the driver maintain control during sharp turns. It also monitors wheel slip, understeering, and oversteering to help handle slippery roads.

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Check Out the New 2018 Ford Mustang

The latest winner of the pony-car race is the new 2018 Ford Mustang. With better handling, sexier styling, and all-new performance packages, there is a lot to love about the latest trims and offers from Ford. As always, Ford has done something iconic with its latest design, changing up the headlights and body kits to reflect a racier edge than its predecessor.

Ford also wanted to create a safer car and provide optional trims for technology and performance that outshine competitors, including a Gatling-gun V-8 exhaust option. With timelessly cool looks, there's no other muscle car...

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Changing Flat Tires

At some point, the majority of vehicle owners endure having a flat tire. However, changing a tire is not difficult. When it happens when driving, simply pull safely off the road, put the vehicle in park and turn off the engine. Apply the parking brake. Retrieve the lug wrench and loosen the bolts on the affected tire. Put the jack under the recommended area and raise the vehicle. Remove the tire and replace it with the spare. Reapply the lug nuts and tighten while ensuring that the tire is on correctly.

Lower the vehicle, replace your tools and get your…

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Clean Your Car's Headlights Like a Pro: Tips for Headlight Restoration

As cars reach a certain age, the headlights tend to get a little yellow in color. In some cases, headlights can be difficult to clean because they may be permanently damaged by heat. However, in other cases, you can clean off the cloudy residue with a few household items.

Toothpaste and insect repellent are known DIY ways to clean your headlights. You simply take a rag and some toothpaste, then start scrubbing the outside of the light. Insect repellent has a few warnings. If you use it, you should be careful to keep it away from the paint as it…

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The 2018 Ford Explorer SUV Comes Packed with Capabilities

Because of their additional storage and seating space as well as their better than ever fuel efficiency, Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) are more popular than ever. That is why our team here at Timber Ford of Hayward want to introduce you to our brand-new line of Ford Explorer models.

Its Intelligent 4-Wheel Drive with Terrain Management system allows it to adapt to ever-changing road conditions making it the perfect car for weekend warriors when they feel the urge to go off on the road less traveled. The spacious seating also has room for up to seven adults and is able…

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Consider the Impressive Technology of the 2018 Ford Escape

The Ford Escape gives drivers an excellent option if they want the capability of an SUV in a package that is compact and fuel efficient. This is becoming an ever-growing segment of the SUV market that more drivers are moving toward. In addition to its elegant styling, and its industry-leading safety and reliability, the Escape also has an impressive list of technology features including:

So if these sound like features that you would want on your next vehicle then come down to our showroom at Timber Ford of Hayward and take an all-new Ford Escape for a test drive today…

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How to Fix an Engine Car Block Yourself

A car engine block is one of those car problems that could mean you buy a new engine if it’s not dealt with and that can be quite an expense. As such, it is of the essence to know how to flush a car engine from your garage to save yourself some money going to a dealership for that service.

The first step is removing the lower radiator hose and ensuring the draining coolant is collected in a bucket. Secondly, flush the system out using a water hose after once you’ve removed the top radiator hose out of…

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Understanding the Role of Transfer Cases

If you have a multi-powered axle vehicle, then you have a transfer case. It is found in all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive vehicles. It is the part that's responsible for transferring power from the transmission to the axles, using drive shafts.

The transfer case contains fluid. If it leaks or breaks for whatever reason, it will not work. This means that your four-wheel or all-wheel operation will not work until a repair is made. When you visit our service center at Timber Ford of Hayward, we will be able to diagnose the problem with your vehicle and determine if…

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