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Maximize Your Roof Rack Efficiency

To make full use of your vehicle's roof rack, make sure to follow some of these simple strategies. While roof racks might sound simple and easy to use, the truth is that they can cause a lot of problems if not used properly. That's why here at Lakewood Happy Motors we've decided to put together an easy to follow list of techniques.
  • Firstly, make sure to always remove your rack when you're not using it. While it may not seem like it, roof racks can cause drag and reduce your vehicle's fuel efficiency.
  • Second, always…
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What Is A Blind Spot Monitor?

If you are shopping for a new car, then it is a good idea for you to choose one that has a blind spot monitor. A blind-spot monitoring system uses a set of sensors that are located on your rear mirror. If the system senses that something is in your blind spot, then it will give you a visual or audible warning.

A blind-spot monitoring system will help you stay safe while you are driving. There are many accidents that occur because people could not tell that someone was in their blind spot. You will be able to react quickly…

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Explore the Quality of a Used Car at Lakewood Happy Motors

At Lakewood Happy Motors we serve many car buyers who prefer to purchase pre-owned vehicles. A used car offers value in many ways, and there is a transparency about the car's performance that isn't often found with new vehicles.

Consider the fact that we inspect all of our used vehicles for quality before we offer them for sale. Each pre-owned car must pass all points of inspection. A CarFax report may also be available on select used cars, and many of the ones we offer are late model and low mileage. You know what you are getting into…

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Latching Seats For Your Children

When you begin the process of installing a car seat for your child, you need to look at the seats in your car so that you choose the best location. Older children can usually sit in seats near the doors, but babies and toddlers should sit in the middle seat.

Use the belt in your vehicle when securing the seat so that it's in the proper position. The belt will go through the rear area of the seat and latch in the buckle. There are usually arrows showing where the belt should go, and Lakewood Happy Motors can offer…

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Two Solid Reasons To Start Using A Dash Cam

Actual footage of any car accident will always stand up better in court than spoken testimony. Recordings of driver activities can provide irrefutable evidence of either fault or innocence. Surprisingly, however, there's actually a very vast range of benefits of that motorists can enjoy by investing in dash cams. At Lakewood Happy Motors, we're committed to helping locals get the most from innovative and increasingly popular auto accessories such as these.

Capture Footage While You're Away From Your Vehicle

One of the greatest attributes of dash cams is 

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Be Safer With An Emergency Roadside Kit

Imagine being in a spot where you don’t have the emergency resources you require to stay safe while out on the road. It is a scary thing to think about for too long, and you probably don’t want to spend too much time dwelling on it. You don’t have to if you just allow yourself some time to purchase a few essentials to keep you safe while out on the road. Yes, this will cost you some money to make happen, but it will be well worth it when you have everything that you require to remain…

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Ford Explorer Offers Excellent Design

The Ford Explorer is a large, full-sized SUV. This four-door vehicle can easily sit up to 6 or 7 average-sized adults depending on the model. It's a capable SUV that can tow and haul with the best of them. Here at Lakewood Happy Motors, we want our customers to know all about the excellent design choices of the Explorer.

The Explorer gets a dynamic redesign for 2020. On the outside, this includes a pair of dynamic headlamps. These signature lamps are LED for bright, powerful light that can cut through the darkest nights.

The interior is impeccably designed as…

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Ford Escape: Convenience Features to Brag About

Ford Escape delivers big on convenience features, with a major emphasis on in-cabin amenities, cargo space, safety tech and driver comfort. No wonder it's the most popular compact SUV on the market. It's hard for our Lakewood Happy Motors team to narrow down Escape's features to just two, but we managed to do so.

Configurable Seating & Cargo Space

Escape's 60/40-split second row has best-in-class legroom, so passengers can stretch their limbs during long commutes or excursions out of town. The second row lets you fold down just one seat, two...
 

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Pros and Cons of FWD and RWD Vehicles

Here at our dealership, we believe that all of you should be well-informed when it comes to making a decision about purchasing your next vehicle. Today, we're going to be highlighting the differences between Front-Wheel and Rear-Wheel Drive so that you can make the right choice for you.

Front-Wheel Drive offers economy and traction. Front-Wheel Drive vehicles are typically lighter and can get better traction in rain and snow. However, they can be heavy in the nose, which can affect handling at

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Our Advice for Safely Jump Starting Someone's Car

As a helpful Lakewood-area driver, you would probably assist a stranger who needed a jump start. At Lakewood Happy Motors, we have tips to help you do it safely.

Turn off your car, locate your cables, and ensure that both cars' handbrakes are engaged. Find your positive cable, which is usually red, and follow this sequence. Clamp your positive cable to the other driver's positive battery terminal. Turn to your battery to connect the other positive clamp to your positive terminal. Next, connect your negative terminal and negative cable.

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