Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

Stay on the Cutting Edge with the Latest SYNC 3 Software Updates

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
SYNC 3 infotainment system in Ford Vehicle

How to Update Your SYNC 3 Infotainment System

Just when we thought infotainment couldn’t get any better, Ford continues to keep SYNC 3 on the cutting edge with consistent updates. Get started adding latest SYNC 3 software capabilities and performance enhancements to your Ford vehicle with this guide on how to update your SYNC 3 infotainment system. (more…)

Guide to Using Ford Pre-Collision Assist

Monday, September 9th, 2019
Ford Pre-Collision Assist warning in MID

How to Turn Ford Pre-Collision Assist On/Off

With the intelligent Pre-Collision Assist system quickly spreading through the Ford lineup, drivers are given an extra line of defense against unexpected road hazards. Learn how to turn Ford Pre-Collision Assist with Automatic Emergency Braking on/off or check out this Ford-produced video guide for a more in-depth look into how the system works. (more…)

Guide to Using Dual- and Tri-Zone Automatic Temperature Control

Friday, August 30th, 2019
2019 Ford Explorer Sync 3 with Climate Control

Adjusting Climate Control with Ford SYNC 3

With SYNC 3, adjusting dual- and tri-zone automatic temperature control system settings is made easier with a user-friendly touchscreen setup and voice control system. Still, getting familiar with the new controls can be a bit challenging.  Read on to learn how you can adjust your Ford vehicle’s climate controls using your SYNC 3 infotainment system! (more…)

How to Set Up the SecuriCode Keyless Entry Keypad on Your Ford Vehicle

Monday, August 26th, 2019
Ford SecuriCode system

How to Program Your Ford SecuriCode Keypad

Offered on select Ford models, the SecuriCode keypad provides convenient keyless access to your vehicle’s cabin. In this guide, we will walk you through how to use your Ford vehicle’s SecuriCode keypad to lock and unlock your doors, how to program your own personal entry code and some other neat tricks and tips. (more…)

Guide to Conquering Rough Terrain with Ford Trail Control

Monday, August 12th, 2019
2019 Ford F-150 Raptor crawling rocky terrain

How to Set and Use Ford Trail Control

Driver assistance technology has made some substantial leaps in recent years. Now, Ford expands the reach of the tech segment to the off-roading world with Trail Control. This clever feature automatically manages the throttle and braking applied to each wheel so you can focus on steering while navigating over rough terrain. Learn how to set and use Ford Trail Control with this short walkthrough and video guide. (more…)

Troubleshooting Problems with Your Remote Start System

Saturday, August 10th, 2019
Ford remote start key fob in hand

Why is Ford Remote Start Not Working?

From frost-plastered windshields to skin-searing seat buckles, extreme weather adds a long list of inconveniences to the daily commute. Having a remote start system helps you stay comfortable by conditioning your car’s temperature before you hop behind the wheel. If you’re having trouble operating the remote start system on your Ford vehicle, don’t panic. There are several easy-fix reasons why your Ford remote start system could not be working. (more…)

What New Technology Features Does the 2020 Ford Explorer Have in Store?

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

2020 Ford Explorer New Touchscreen and Digital Cluster

As the automotive industry continues to evolve, digital screens are becoming a bigger part of the driving experience than we could have ever imagined. Though the explosion of technology gives us more access to information than ever before. For 2020, the Ford Explorer ups the ante with a new 10.1-inch touchscreen and 12.3-inch digital cluster. Keep reading to see all these expansive new screens have to offer. (more…)

HomeLink Garage Door Programming Guide

Friday, July 26th, 2019
Ford HomeLink system with transmitter

How to Program Your Garage Door Opener with HomeLink

We love the convenience of garage door openers, but let’s face it – that clunky transmitter looks like it was designed in the 90’s. With the HomeLink system, many Ford vehicles feature a programmable set of sleek transmitter buttons embedded right into the driver’s side visor. Join us as we walk through how to program your garage door opener with HomeLink with this step-by-step guide. (more…)

How to Set Up Vehicle Health Alerts and Reports on Your Ford Vehicle

Monday, July 22nd, 2019
hand holding smartphone with Fordpass app

FordPass: Setting Up Vehicle Health Alerts and Reports

When life gets hectic, keeping tabs on your vehicle’s major components can be difficult. Vehicle Health Alerts and Vehicle Health Reports keep you updated on your vehicle’s wellbeing in everything from general wear and tear to serious issues. Keep reading to learn how to get started setting up Vehicle Health Alerts and Reports through FordPass on your SYNC 3-equipped vehicle. (more…)

New Smart Seatbelt Monitoring System on 2019 Ford Ranger

Saturday, July 20th, 2019
2019 Ford Ranger Belt Monitor system unbuckle warning screen

2019 Ford Ranger Smart Seatbelt Technology

Thanks to a new seatbelt monitoring system, the resurrected Ford Ranger now touts some of the smartest seatbelt technology in the industry. See what measures the innovative pickup takes to make sure its occupants are safe and buckled when we pop in for a closer look at the 2019 Ford Ranger’s new smart seatbelt technology. (more…)