Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

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How to check your Ford vehicle’s tires for wear and tear

Text and video guide to checking your vehicle’s tires for wear 

How do you check the wear and tear on your Ford vehicle’s tires? How do you know when it is time to replace your vehicle’s tires? We’ll answer these questions below with our text and video guide to checking your vehicle’s tires for wear. You can find replacement tires and tire services at our Sherwood Ford service center here in Sherwood Park, AB. 

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Is the Ford BlueCruise hands-free highway driving technology a safe system to use?

BlueCruise hands-free highway driving technology for Ford vehicles 

Is the Ford BlueCruise hands-free highway driving technology a safe system to use? As long as you use this technology properly, we believe this technology will enhance your safety, using advanced cameras and radar-sensing technology to monitor your environment. Keep reading below to learn more about BlueCruise hands-free highway driving technology for Ford vehicles. You can find vehicles that can be later equipped with this technology here at Sherwood Ford, located in Sherwood Park, AB. 

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How to set up and use Trailer Reverse Guidance in a Ford vehicle

Video and text guide to setting up Trailer Reverse Guidance in a Ford 

How can you set up Trailer Reverse Guidance in a Ford vehicle? This convenient feature will help you line up a trailer behind your vehicle. You can find vehicles equipped with it here at Sherwood Ford in Sherwood Park, AB. Below, we have a video and text guide to setting up Trailer Reverse Guidance. 

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How to use Trail Control in a Ford truck or SUV

Video and text guide to using Trail Control in a Ford vehicle 

What is Trail Control? It is an available feature in Ford vehicles that helps your vehicle maintain a constant low speed for off-road use, kind of like cruise control for tougher terrains. Below, you can learn how to use Trail Control in a Ford truck or SUV with our video and text guide. You can find a model with Trail Control here at Sherwood Ford in Sherwood Park, AB. 

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How do I change a flat tire on my Ford F-150 truck?

Video and text guide to changing a flat tire on a Ford F-150 truck 

How do you change a flat tire on your Ford F-150 truck? Below, we offer you a video and text guide to changing a flat tire on a Ford F-150 truck. Follow along with our text guide or watch the video for a visual. Come to Sherwood Ford to swap out your spare tire for a new tire in Sherwood Park, AB. 

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How does the 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid Generator work?

How the 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid Generator was able to supply power for Texans in February 2021 

How does the 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid Generator work? You might be wondering how this feature works because you heard recently that many Texans were using it to keep power going after an unprecedented winter storm hit Texas last month in February 2021. Below, you can find your answer with text and video guides to explain the functions and features of the 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid Generator. Visit us here in Sherwood Park to view our Ford F-150 inventory. 

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How to replace the batteries in your Ford vehicle’s key FOB

Text and video guide to replacing the batteries in your remote-control transmitter 

Just like any battery-operated device, your Ford vehicle’s key FOB may occasionally need its batteries replaced. This does not happen often, and you might even use the same batteries for the entire ownership of your vehicle. If, however, you find that your key FOB, also known as a remote-control transmitter, no longer works or seems to be dying, then we recommend replacing the batteries as a first solution. Keep reading below to learn how you can do this yourself at home or skip ahead and follow along with our video guide for a visual. 

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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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