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Your next used car is waiting at Ulrich Ford

Our goal is to cater to all our customers' needs here at Ulrich Ford Lincoln, and that's why we strive to provide you not only with excellent new Ford models, but a variety of quality used cars to choose from if that's your preference or what your budget warrants.

Drivers from the greater Pella, IA area will revel in our broad selection of used cars, and we're eager to help you find the one that's just right for you. We've go

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Schedule a summer service appointment at Ulrich Ford

With summer right around the bend, we're beginning to map out our fun plans here at Ulrich Ford. We know our customers and drivers around Pella, IA are probably doing the same, which is why we're recommending bringing in your vehicle for some routine service and maintenance before you get moving.

Servicing your vehicle after the winter season is wise, regardless of whether you have big summer travel plans or not. Our vehicles can often take the brunt o

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Are You In Need Of A Capable Pickup Truck?


Pickup trucks have garnered an accurate reputation for being the go-to vehicle when you need work done or you need to get to places surrounded by rough terrain. Having a vehicle of this type gives owners flexibility. The 2018 Ford F-150 is a pickup truck designed to make it a highly capable vehicle.

The 2018 F-150 comes with many features the owners will find useful. Among these is best in class towing. With a 3.5L EcoBoost Twin Turbo V6, the F-150 produces 375 horsepower and is capable of generating 470 lb-ft of torque. The 5.0 L V8 version…
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Ford Explorer Design

The Ford Explorer has been one of the leading SUV's on the market for a number of years now. In addition to plenty of power under the hood, interior space and impressive safety features, the exterior has been completely redesigned this year to give the vehicle a much sportier look. The front of the vehicle is shaped very differently and has a large grille that stands out. Five different wheel options are available so you can truly tailor this vehicle to how you want it to look on the road and in your driveway.

On the inside, the Ford…

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Do You Change the Oil and the Filter?

Changing the oil in your car on a regular basis is a no-brainer, but what about the oil filter? You've heard it needs replacing every time the oil is changed but is that really necessary, or is it just the auto parts industry trying to make more money?

It is a myth that the oil filter does not need replacing every time you change your oil. The fact is, the filter catches contaminants, and leaving the old filter in place is an opportunity for those contaminants to slip into the newly replaced motor oil. With a dirty filter, your…

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Guide to be Able to Jump Start Another Car

If you have to jump-start another car, keep these tips in mind. It is always best to wear safety glasses or work gloves when working around the car battery. Bring the running vehicle to the nose of the car that needs to be jump-started.

Separate the jumper cables, so one red and black are on each side. Attach the red to the good battery on the positive side, do the same to the bad battery. Attach the black to the good battery on the negative side, use the last black clamp to attach to a metal surface anywhere on the…

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How to Get Through a Roadside Emergency

How serious roadside emergencies become is often determined by how prepared we are. Having the right supplies and a safe vehicle can make all the difference. At Ulrich Ford Lincoln, we many automotive items you may want to add to your emergency kit.

Unfortunately, we often don’t think of emergency roadside kits until we have a roadside emergency and don’t have the necessary supplies. You never know when you may have an emergency while traveling. Being forewarned is being forearmed. Keep these supplies in your truck at all times.

• Water
• First aid kit
• Batteries
• Blankets
• Antifreeze
• ...

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Clean the Grime Before You Brush

So, you drove your car through the winter months over salted roads to get to work and back. Now that you survived the winter, you find that sections of your headlight lens have turned opaque. The cause is the salt from the road. Don’t despair; the damage is only on the surface layer of the plastic headlight.

The solution is simple, you use it every day on your teeth. Yes, it is toothpaste. Toothpaste is a household rubbing compound that cleans away soft and solid materials. In the case of the opaque headlights, you use the toothpaste to take…

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Reading Tire Sizes For Easy Purchase

When you need to get your tires replaced in Pella, IA, you will be asked about the size of your tires. There are numbers and letters imprinted on the size of the tire that will tell you everything that you need to know. There is often a "P" in front, which identifies that it is for a passenger vehicle. The three-digit number following is the width of the tire, listed in millimeters.

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Headlight Care for a Brighter Tomorrow

If you are driving a lot in the darkness then you know how important it is that you have high quality headlights that help you cut through the dark. You need to be able to see other vehicles that are on the road around you but you also have to be able to see pedestrians that are walking or crossing the road and there are animals that can dart out into the road.

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