Fun Design Features of the Chevrolet Equinox

With so many crossovers flooding the market you may wonder how a model may set itself apart from any other. Well, the Chevrolet Equinox starts off by offering eight different exterior colors for its buyers to choose from. Pairing well with the subdued hues of this model's interior, the Chevrolet Equinox stands out from others in its basic color options.

The Chevrolet Equinox also incorporates a few elements that look good and function well, too. Its LED headlights that adorn its front region look sleek and sophisticated, but they also serve an important purpose. 

 

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Discover the Interior Features of the GMC Acadia at Don Ledford Automotive Center, INC.

If you're in the market for an SUV in Cleveland, the GMC Acadia is one of the most popular in our inventory. The Acadia has a host of features in the cabin that provide everyone with a comfortable and enjoyable ride.

With the available Dual Skyscape Sunroof, you and your passengers get easy access to fresh air and natural light. This sunroof has two panels that include one above the front seats and one above the back seats. The express-open feature allows you to push a button to open the front panel.

If you want next-level luxury, the Acadia…

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Capture Attention and Outperform the Pack with the New Buick Enclave

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If you are in the market for a stylish, luxurious SUV with ample performance capability to handle the streets of Cleveland, TN, we have you covered. At Don Ledford Automotive Center, we are proud to offer a wide selection of brand-new 2021 Buick Enclave models as part of our new inventory. From its eye-catching exterior design to its elegant interior cabin, the 2021 Enclave is built to impress.

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The Importance of Gaskets

Gaskets, while there are several of them in any given vehicle, are routinely unnoticed parts of a vehicle. Gaskets are vital to vehicles for a number of reasons. A gasket maintains the pressure in a chamber by providing a proper seal between two separate parts.

 

Head Gasket

A head gasket is one of the most well-known gasket types because it wreaks havoc on a vehicle's engine when it is blown. A head gasket provides a seal between the connecting points of a vehicle's engine block and cylinder head. The seal that the head gasket supplies allows an engine…

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The Alternator Charges The Battery

The alternator or generator is what powers the electrical components and charges the battery of a combustion engine vehicle. How does it work? It's quite simple.

How An Alternator Works

The alternator bolts onto the engine block, and it connects to the engine crankshaft by a belt. When the engine runs, the crankshaft turns the alternator along with it, causing the alternator to generate electricity.

How Does The Alternator Generate Electricity?

The alternator consists of a magnetic rotor that spins around a copper stator. The magnets spin around the copper, it creates AC voltage. 
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Your 20 year old car cannot live forever

GMC is known for high-quality cars. Buick is one of its luxury lines. Some people start out with simple vehicles, like a Chevy Astro or the GMC Safari. Although many of these cars remain on the road, that is because they often refuse to die. One Astro owner sold her car, then sold the car to the junkyard. The junkyard planned to use it as a yard vehicle, but the engine finally gave out on the next day.

People who own aging Astros or Safaris at the end of their life should consider getting a newer used car. 

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Recalls 101: A Short Guide

A manufacturer or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration may issue recalls. A recall means that your car, related motor vehicle equipment, car seat or tires do not meet standards outlined in the United States Code for Motor Vehicle Safety. How do you learn about recalls? How do you respond to them? Our Don Ledford Automotive Center, INC. answers these very questions below.

Find Out About Recalls

Sign up to receive recall alerts by email from the NHTSA. Discover recalls relating to you by inputting your vehicle's VIN into the

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How Brake Pads Work and Why They're Important

Squeaky, noisy brakes mean that your brakes pads are worn and ready to be changed. Cleveland drivers who don't pay attention to this early warning sign run the risk of damaging their rotors and setting themselves up for most costly brake repairs. At Don Ledford Automotive Center, INC., we're sharing information on brake pads and what they do so that locals understand the importance of basic brake maintenance.

Brake Pads Are Both a Buffer and an Essential Stopping Agent in Your Car's Braking System

Much like their name implies, brake pads act as a 

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Don't Let Winter Road Conditions Put A Damper On Your Fun

Freezing temperatures, icy snow-covered roads, and salted streets all wreak havoc on cars. Making sure your car is properly cared for during cold wintertime is easier using these simple tips.

Winter comes with many changes and that includes the sun will set earlier leaving less daylight for the drive home. At Don Ledford Automotive Center, INC. you can have your headlights checked to ensure that they are in great shape to illuminate your drive home. Many people invest in all-wheel drive vehicles because they inspire confidence in any weather.

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