Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

Ford Explorer Timberline model with Ford accessories

FordPass Rewards members can put points toward new vehicle accessories 

Earn points toward Ford accessories by downloading the FordPass app 

Ford owners can now easily personalize their vehicles thanks to the latest initiative from FordPass Rewards. Program members can now redeem their Points towards accessories purchases online, offering a new way to use their loyalty rewards. If you own a Ford, read below about how you can take advantage of this program. Learn more with Sherwood Ford, your dealership in Sherwood Park, AB. 

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2023 Ford F-150 Lightning towing a boat on a road

Five things you should know before you tow 

How to prepare to tow in your Ford truck 

Towing can be a convenient way to transport your belongings or vehicles, but it’s important to approach it with caution and preparation. Before you hitch up your trailer or attach your tow bar, make sure you know these five important tips, found below. We can help you find a truck to tow with here at Sherwood Ford in Sherwood Park, AB. 

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2023 Ford Ranger rear view with person on the tailgate

How to drive to keep your vehicle running in cold weather 

Seven things to do when driving in cold temperatures 

Driving in cold temperatures isn’t just uncomfortable for you. Your car also suffers from extreme temperatures, and cold weather makes it more likely that your car will stall out. To prevent that from happening, you can follow the seven tips below for driving in cold weather. Need a tune-up? Visit Sherwood Ford in Sherwood Park, AB. 

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2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT rear view on a road

Can I take a road trip in an electric vehicle? 

Plan your road trip EV charging stops with FordPass 

Yes, you can take a road trip in an electric vehicle, and it just may be more convenient than a gas vehicle when you use FordPass Power My Trip, a feature that lets you plan charging stops along the route. Watch the video for more details on FordPass. We can help you find a new Ford EV here at Sherwood Ford in Sherwood Park, AB. 

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Tires and Wheels on pavement, trees and sky background

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 >>