Category Archives: Tips and Tricks

Dog sticking face outside of car on hot summer day

How to keep your car cool during the summer months

Alberta’s temperature record was set in 1931, with thermometers in Bassano Dam giving readings of 43.3 Celcius– suffice it to say that our province can get quite toasty when the calendar shifts to summer, and our vehicles are often impacted the most. Getting into a hot car on a hot summer day is annoying, but it also poses great risks and hazards if you’re not careful. So, today our Sherwood Ford team wants to show you some helpful tips on how to keep your car cool during the summer months – be safe! Read the rest of this entry >>

White 2019 Ford Explorer parked in front of waterfall with people looking on

Summer Road Trip Checklist for your Ford Vehicle in 2019

The Celsius scale is finally beginning to climb back up, which can only mean one thing – it’s summer! With mountains, picturesque valleys, and plenty of camping available right in our backyard, Central Alberta is a hotbed for adventure. Before you head out, however, check out our summer road trip checklist for your Ford vehicle in 2019 – it’s always best to come prepared! Read the rest of this entry >>

Woman looking at sheet displaying credit score and report

How to fix your credit score for loan approval on a new Ford model

Especially because automobiles are sold as collateral assets, keeping your financial health a priority is a must when you sign on the dotted line. For one reason or another, your overall credit profile might not be where you want it to be, but our Sherwood Ford team is here to help. Today we’ll show you how to fix your credit score for loan approval on a new Ford model, as well as how you can keep yourself above water all the time!  Read the rest of this entry >>

Ford mechanic checking car battery in service bay

Tips for Ford Car Battery Charging and Replacement

Icy and snowy road conditions have a way of wreaking havoc on your daily drive, beyond the hazardous conditions that often lie ahead on the road. With frigid air comes an increased risk of your car battery dying or diminishing in performance, and when that happens, you need the right tools and knowledge at your disposal to get back up and running. So, today our Sherwood Ford team will show you some helpful tips for Ford car battery charging and replacement so that you can keep moving no matter the weather!  Read the rest of this entry >>

What to put in a snow emergency kit

What should be in a winter car kit?

While winter in Canada is certainly beautiful at times, it can be downright nasty during a Polar Vortex. Keeping an emergency kit is important at all times, not just during the cold months. What should be in a winter car kit? It’s important not to wait until an impending storm before you prepare for winter driving in Alberta. Here are a few ways to stay ahead of potential disaster.

Read the rest of this entry >>