Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

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How to use the FordPass Remote Start feature on your Ford vehicle

Video and text guide to using FordPass Remote Start features with a Ford vehicle 

How do you use the FordPass Remote Start feature on your Ford vehicle? It is as simple as downloading an application on your compatible smartphone. Keep reading below to view our video and text guide to using FordPass Remote Start features with a Ford vehicle. 

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How can I check my Ford vehicle for a safety recall?

Check for a recall for your Ford vehicle online 

How can you check your Ford vehicle for a safety recall? We have a Ford Recall Information page on our site, where you can find a link to use your vehicle’s VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) to do an online search for any recalls. This service is free and quick, and all you need is your vehicle’s VIN to get started. Keep reading below to learn about Ford safety recalls. 

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How do I jump-start my Ford when the battery dies in winter?

Video and text guide to jumpstarting a Ford vehicle with a dead battery 

How do you jump-start a Ford vehicle when the battery dies in winter? We’re here to show you how to use booster cables to revive a vehicle’s dead battery. Below, we have a video and text guide to jumpstarting a Ford vehicle with a dead battery. Follow along with our written instructions or video guide to fix your Ford. 

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How to use the audio preset tabs in your Ford vehicle

Video and text guide to using audio preset tabs in a Ford vehicle 

How can you use the audio preset tabs in your Ford vehicle? Below, we have a video and text guide on how to use the audio preset tabs in your Ford vehicle. These tabs allow you to have saved stations, as you’ll see. Keep reading or skip ahead to the video if you prefer a visual guide. 

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What is the LATCH system in my Ford vehicle?

Video guide to attaching a car seat using the LATCH system in a Ford 

What is the LATCH system in your Ford vehicle? It is a way to attach your child’s car seat securely to your Ford vehicle’s seats. This system is recommended for forward-facing car seats and is considered a safety standard across the automotive industry. Keep reading below to learn about the LATCH system and to view a video guide to attaching a car seat using the LATCH system in a Ford. 

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What are the best types of custom wheels I should buy?

Custom wheel options for Ford vehicles near Edmonton, AB 

What are the best types of custom wheels that you can buy? The best custom wheels are the ones that express your style. Of course, you’ll want to make sure you choose high-quality wheels, which is why we will discuss the details of your custom wheel options for Ford vehicles near Edmonton, AB. Keep reading to learn more about how to decide on custom wheels. 

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How do I install a child safety seat or booster seat in my Ford F-150?

Video and text guide to installing a child safety seat in your Ford F-150 

How do you install a child safety seat or booster seat in a Ford F-150? Below, you can find a video and text guide to installing a child safety seat. If you have any questions about the process, feel free to contact our team for more information.  

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How to properly store your Ford vehicle for winter

Our Sherwood Ford team is very excited to welcome the fall season fast approaching winter; you can’t beat the falling leaves, sights and sounds of a cool pumpkin patch, or the festivities of Halloween. But autumn’s arrival means that winter is right around the corner, and with it comes dropping temperatures, snowfall, and harsh road conditions for any model.  Read the rest of this entry >>

Car Winter Tires on Snowy Road

What are the best winter tires for 2020 in Canada?

Like it or not, we’re no strangers to harsh winter weather in Canada. Though it affords us great amounts of fun, like pond hockey, skating, and good old-fashioned snowball fights, winter’s arrival also means that extra precautions must be taken to ensure that your vehicle stays safe and secure when the driving conditions get a little more slippery. So, if you’ve been wondering “What are the best winter tires for 2020?” our Sherwood Ford team will show you today. Keep reading to learn about winter tires, Ford Tire Price Match, and more.  

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