Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

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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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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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