Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

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Finding Your Car Tire Size and Loading Information

Your vehicle owner’s manual isn’t always the easiest place to find the basic information about it. There’s a much easier place to quickly access when you open the drivers door that has some of the basic data printed on it as a handy reference when replacing tires or adding passengers and cargo. Learn about the fundamentals of tire size and how to read the door jamb sticker. 

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8 tips to improve fuel efficiency

8 Tips to improve fuel efficiency

The price of gas at the pumps may greatly vary, but it’s always a major expense for most drivers. A car’s fuel efficiency is affected by many factors. A vehicle’s mechanical components and exterior design play a large role, but there are other elements to keep in mind when considering efficiency. If you are wondering how you can improve your car’s fuel economy, here are a few effective ways to get the most out of every litre of gas and save money. Read the rest of this entry >>

2022 Ford Escape SEL PHEV front end

Ford vehicle fuel-saving features to use this Earth Day

What features can I use to save fuel for sustainable driving? 

Are you looking for ways to help the planet this Earth Day? By making use of fuel-saving features when you drive your Ford vehicle, you can cut back on fuel costs and save on emissions. Fewer emissions is a main goal of many on Earth Day, which is why many people choose to bike to work on Earth Day. However, you don’t need to bike to make a difference. Keep reading below to learn about Ford fuel-saving technologies with Sherwood Ford, your dealership in Sherwood Park, AB. 

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Will charging an electric vehicle be as fast as filling up a gas tank?

We look forward to electric vehicle charge times as quick as gas station stops 

Will charging an electric vehicle be as fast as filling up a gas tank? We hope so, and it looks like Ford researchers are taking steps toward the technology which can make that possible. Keep reading below to learn about the latest news from Ford researches with us. Sherwood Ford offers electric Ford vehicles such as the Ford F-150 Lightning truck. Visit us in Sherwood Park near Edmonton, AB. 

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Vehicle maintenance to get done before winter near Edmonton, AB

How can I properly prepare my Ford vehicle for winter around Edmonton, AB? 

What vehicle maintenance should you get done before winter near Edmonton, AB? We have a checklist below with five recommendations for maintenance to do before it gets cold out. You can get them all done here at Sherwood Ford of Sherwood Park, AB. 

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How do I adjust the headlights on my Ford vehicle?

Video and text guide to changing your headlight settings in a Ford 

How do I adjust the headlights on my Ford vehicle? Below, we have a video guide showing you how to change the headlight setting on your Ford vehicle. We will follow that with a text version for you to follow along with or review afterward. Visit Sherwood Ford for headlight replacement in Sherwood Park, AB. 

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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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