We deal with a lot of snow. A lot of factors can contribute to whether or not winter tires can make a difference. Do you need winter tires if you have an SUV with all-wheel or four-wheel drive? Are all-season tires good enough? It’s important to understand how integral your tires are to safe driving.
Recommended services to get your Ford vehicle ready for winter weather
Like it or not, cold and snow are fast approaching us here in Edmonton, and with that comes the need to get your model in good shape to combat the changing of the seasons. Our Sherwood Ford service centre is proud to offer the best services possible to get you ready for the drop in Celsius, so join us today as we show you our recommended services to get your Ford vehicle ready for winter weather. With these taken care of, you’ll be ready to tackle any elements! Read the rest of this entry
We’re quickly transitioning into the colder temperatures of winter now, and though that might be a welcome change for some but not all Edmonton drivers, the drop in Celsius means that you should be taking proactive measures to ensure that your vehicle is ready for the new, snowier climate. That’s why we’re offering our Ford Winter Performance Package at Sherwood Ford from now until November 30th. You might be wondering, “What is included in the Ford Winter Performance Package?” and we’ve got your answer today! Read the rest of this entry
Our Sherwood Ford team is very excited to welcome the fall season; you can’t beat the falling leaves, sights and sounds of a cool pumpkin patch, or the festivities of Halloween. But autumn’s arrival means that winter is right around the corner, and with it comes dropping temperatures, snowfall, and harsh road conditions for any model. Read the rest of this entry
Winter may be winding down here in Edmonton, but the threat of snow and ice still remain for your drive. Luckily, many new Ford models on today’s market are outfitted with Traction Control, technology that tells your engine which wheels need the most power to keep you moving forward. If you find yourself in bad weather or road conditions, today we’ll show you some tips on how to get your Ford vehicle unstuck from snow, as well as when you should be using its Traction Control feature. Read the rest of this entry
We’re no strangers to frigid conditions here in Edmonton, so it should come as no surprise that there are plenty of environmental factors that can lead to our vehicles not being as effective as they could be. In most instances, diminished performance is an annoyance, but there are few situations that are worse than coming across a dead or dying vehicle battery, especially when you’re all set to head out on the road for the day. Our Sherwood Ford team wants to help you out, so today we’ll show you what to do when your Ford vehicle’s battery dies. Read the rest of this entry
While the City of Edmonton puts down calcium chloride on roadways, drivers are bracing for all the snow and icy conditions. Though snow means fun when you’re not driving through it, it also signifies that you have to be more careful once you finally hit the road for work, school or a weekend journey with your buds. We want to help you out with winter driving, so today, we invite you to join our Sherwood Ford team as we show you some tips on how to make winter tires last longer! Read the rest of this entry
Like it or not, we’re no strangers to harsh winter weather in Canada. Though it affords us great amounts of fun, like pond hockey, skating and a good old-fashioned snowball fight, winter’s arrival also means that extra precautions must be taken to ensure that your vehicle stays safe and secure when the driving conditions get a little more slippery. So, if you’ve been wondering “What are the best winter tires for 2019?” our Sherwood Ford team will show you today, as well as how you can get a fresh set installed! Read the rest of this entry
Living in Edmonton means that you’ll always want to be alert for changing seasons and driving conditions. As we venture on further into the colder months, it will be more and more common to see snow, sleet and otherwise wet conditions on the pavement. This can be annoying, and even hazardous in some cases, but there are measures you can take to ensure that you’re staying safe and secure on your next adventure through Alberta’s oncoming winter wonderland. So, join our Sherwood Ford team today to learn how to prepare your Ford vehicle for the winter. Read the rest of this entry
If you drive during the winter months, you’ve probably heard that you may need to plug in your vehicle’s engine block heater to ensure it starts. But when exactly should you plug it in, and where do you find the engine block heater? Your friends here at Sherwood Ford have the answers for you.