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What is Ford Pass

Stay Connected to Your Ford Wherever You Are

What is the Ford Pass?

Do you have to look up your dealership service center every time you need a service scheduled? Do you take pictures of where you parked in a large parking lot to remember where your car is? What about wishing you had remote start, or trying to remember if you need to stop for gas on the way home? If you answered “Yes” to any of these, the FordPass App should definitely be on your wish list. Read the rest of this entry >>

Isolated view of Ford SYNC 3 system and steering wheel

Best features and functions of SYNC AppLink

We have to hand it to Ford here – in terms of tech advancement, no other vehicle manufacturer comes close to what it’s been able to produce. All new Ford models are outfitted with SYNC® infotainment technology, which plays out as its own full operating system, in the same vein as Apple’s iOS and Android OS. Today, our Sherwood Ford team wants to show you some of the best features and functions of SYNC AppLink, Ford’s in-house app suite – check out all that you can do inside your model of choice!   Read the rest of this entry >>

Man using phone to operate vehicle

What features come with FordPass Smartlink?

FordPass SmartLink Features and Availability on new Ford models 

Being firmly entrenched in the middle of the Digital Age, we’re more connected to information, people, and our vehicles than ever before. Our phones can do a lot for us, and with Ford’s new FordPass SmartLink technology, they can help us keep better tabs on our models at all times. Today, our Sherwood Ford team will show you the best FordPass SmartLink features, as well as their availability (and cost) on new Ford models. Come check out how advanced the Ford line truly is!   Read the rest of this entry >>

Tablet being used to operate Wi-Fi inside Ford vehicle

How to set up and connect to Wi-Fi on the Ford SYNC 3 infotainment system

When you live an on-the-go, busy lifestyle, the last thing you need to worry about is not having the time on the road to respond to those emails or complete online deals. That’s why new innovations on today’s Ford vehicles have turned them into mobile offices, complete with internet capabilities and plenty of convenient features to bring you closer to everything in your life, no matter where you are. Today, we’ll show you how to set up and connect to Wi-Fi on the Ford SYNC 3 infotainment system, so that you can see just how easy it is to open up your life even when you’re behind the wheel!   Read the rest of this entry >>

Centre view of Ford SYNC infotainment touchscreen

How to update your Ford SYNC App

The current Ford vehicle lineup is regarded as one of the most technologically advanced on the Canadian market, thanks to its SYNC infotainment system. With this, you’ll be able to navigate, stream media, and even call your most important contacts with ease. However, there comes a time when you’ll need to upgrade your SYNC app’s software in order to get the latest and greatest tech inside your Ford model. So, today our Sherwood Ford team will show you how to update your SYNC App! Read the rest of this entry >>

Man using Push Button Start inside 2019 Ford Fusion

What to do after your car key fob battery dies

Ford vehicles are built tough, but that doesn’t mean that some components aren’t indestructible through normal use. If you’ve just found yourself locked out of your vehicle with a dead key fob, we may be able to get you going. Our Sherwood Ford team wants to help if this ever were to occur with your model, so today we’ll show you what to do after your car key fob battery dies. Learn how easy it is to get back up and running!  Read the rest of this entry >>

Various dashboard lights illuminated inside Ford vehicle

What do the Ford Dashboard Warning Lights Indicate?

Most Common Ford Dashboard Lights and What They Mean

Did you know that your Ford vehicle can talk to you? It might not be with words and voices, but your model is made up of many sensors that can tell you if anything is going awry on board. There are plenty of ways to know when your Ford car is acting up a bit, so much so that it can be hard to pinpoint an actual issue. We’re here to help, so join our Sherwood Ford service team as we show you the most common Ford dashboard lights and what they mean for you – with this, it’ll be much easier to understand what your vehicle is trying to say and remedy any problem that might arise! Read the rest of this entry >>

Close up shot of Ford vehicle Wi-Fi diagnostics

How to set up and connect to your Ford vehicle’s Wi-Fi Hotspot

In today’s interconnected and fast-moving world, it’s becoming more and more evident that life isn’t going to slow down anytime soon, especially when your line of work is one that generally requires you to be online. That’s why many vehicle manufacturers today have taken notice and introduced built-in internet in their vehicles, one of them being Ford. With SYNC® Connect technology, you can pair up your smartphone, tablet or laptop for blazing online speeds right from the comfort of your Ford model’s cabin – first, however, you’ll want to make sure that everything is ready to go. So, if you’re wondering how to set up and connect to your Ford vehicle’s Wi-Fi hotspot, check out the quick and easy steps with Sherwood Ford today! Read the rest of this entry >>

Apple CarPlay interface inside Ford Mustang

App Integration for smartphone users is standard in new Ford models!

Ford vehicles with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in Edmonton AB

Edmontonians are a hard-working, friendly breed of people, always able to go the extra mile for every job with a smile on their faces. It makes sense, then, that you’d need a vehicle that’s able to keep up with this connected lifestyle. Recent model years from 2014 onward have seen new tech innovations like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto enter the picture. These app integration systems are some of the coolest on the market, and we want to dive into their features and functions today. So, join Sherwood Ford as we take you through all the Ford vehicles with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in Edmonton AB! Read the rest of this entry >>

Profile view of 2019 Ford Ranger parked in front of mountainous backdrop

How does Blind Spot Information System with Trailer Coverage work?

2019 Ford Ranger BLIS with Trailer Coverage function and operation

Besides the upgraded body styling, drivetrain performance and innovation that the all-new 2019 Ford Ranger will bring to the table, one of its features is one of the most advanced in the market, and it’s sure to make your towing experiences that much easier. It’s set to feature a Blind Spot Information with Trailer Coverage, which will add a measure of simplicity and security when you’re backing into those tight spots. Today, our Sherwood Ford team will take you through this technology and how it works!  Read the rest of this entry >>