Summer Road Trip Hacks

Here at Tri-County Ford, your local Ford dealer in Texas, we know that our customers are looking forward to hitting the road this summer and taking full advantage of the warm weather. Naturally, we want you to have a great time and that involves getting your Ford ready for your trips. Our expert service department is standing by to ensure your car, truck or SUV is in its best condition and that you can rely on it to take you wherever you want to go. Here are four tips that will help make sure you and your Ford in Texas are ready for the road this season:

• Bring Your Ford In For Service - The best measure you can take is to schedule a service appointment with the factory-trained service technicians at Tri-County Ford your local Ford dealer in Texas. We will give your Ford car, truck or SUV a thorough inspection, take care of any issues that you are experiencing and do preventive maintenance to stop future problems. You will be back behind the wheel of your Ford in Texas in no time at all.

• Know How To Do Basic Maintenance - Our team at Tri-County Ford, your local Ford dealer in Texas, definitely suggests that you know how to perform simple maintenance tasks on your Ford. Anything can happen while you are out on the road, so it always is smart to understand how to fix routine problems like changing a flat tire or checking the level of your oil. You can find more information in your owner's manual or by asking the service department at Tri-County Ford.

• Enroll in Ford Programs - Another good way to obtain peace of mind while you are on your road trip is to take advantage of the various programs that Ford offers. They include the Ford Protect Extended Service Plan, which has different aspects like dealer support across the U.S. and Canada, 24-hour roadside assistance, rental vehicle benefits and many more. Our staff at Tri-County Ford, your local Ford dealer in Texas, will be happy to give you more information on this program and any others that you might be interested in.

• Pace Yourself While Driving - Here at Tri-County Ford, we encourage our customers to not push themselves as they drive on their trip. Remember to stop and take plenty of breaks, especially if you have to do any traveling at night. Driver drowsiness can occur very quickly, so do not hesitate to stop driving if you begin to feel fatigued.

Our team at Tri-County Ford, your local Ford dealer in Texas, hopes that everyone finds these tips helpful and that you enjoy all the trips you take this summer. Contact us to schedule your service appointment today!


Tri-County Ford

108 W Mason St
Directions Mabank, TX 75147

  • Sales: (888) 378-5162
  • Service: (888) 380-3101
  • Parts: (888) 380-8109


  • Monday 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Tuesday 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Wednesday 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Thursday 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Friday 8:00AM - 6:00PM
  • Saturday 8:00AM - 3:00PM
  • Sunday Closed