What is the difference between getting tires rotated and balancing tires?

By Product Expert | Posted in Guides & How Tos, Service on Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021 at 1:29 PM
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How often should you get your tires rotated?

Which is the one part of your vehicle that gets affected the most by wear and tear? It is the tires. The tires come in direct contact with the road and hence face the most wear and tear damage and hence need to be replaced often. But tire replacement can be very expensive, so it is important to keep a check on our tires and make sure we maximize their life. How to do that you ask? Well, read ahead to find out! What is tire rotation and balancing? How often should you get your tires rotated? You can get your tires rotated here at Akins Ford in Winder, GA!

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Can I unlock my Ford vehicle without a key or remote?

By Product Expert | Posted in Guides & How Tos, Technology on Thursday, July 29th, 2021 at 7:51 AM
Ford SecuriCode invisible keypad

How to use the SecuriCode Invisible Keypad?

Did you know that you can unlock your Ford vehicle without a key or remote? If you did not, don’t worry because we are here to tell you exactly how to do it. This feature is very useful for people who do not like to carry their car keys on their person. Or for those like us who tend to forget them. The Ford SecuriCode invisible keypad is mounted on the driver-side door frame, and you can punch in your five-digit code to unlock your Ford vehicle. Continue reading this blog by Akins Ford in Winder, GA to learn how!

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What accessories are available in the Ford Maverick FLEXBED?

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford Maverick, Packages/Additional Features on Wednesday, July 28th, 2021 at 9:42 AM
2022 Ford Maverick FLEXBED

MaverickClass: FLEXBED DIYs for your new Ford Maverick

Have you heard about the FLEXBED- Ford Maverick’s new versatile truck bed? Do you know what accessories are available in the Ford Maverick FLEXBED? If not, don’t worry because we are here to tell you everything you need to know. Read this blog by Akins Ford to learn about MaverickClass: FLEXBED DIYs for your new Ford Maverick. Don’t forget to check out our new trucks inventory here at Akins Ford in Winder, GA!

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Can I power my video game console through my Ford Maverick?

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford Maverick on Tuesday, July 27th, 2021 at 12:33 PM
Three 2022 Ford Maverick trucks on a field.

MaverickClass: The all-electric DIYs for your new Ford Maverick

Do you have a Ford Maverick and a knack for gaming? Then you might have thought of powering your gaming console through some sort of DIY method. Well, we are here to tell you that you can do that very easily with the provided eDIY 12V charging port standard across all Maverick trim levels. Read ahead to learn the all-electric DIYs for your new Ford Maverick through the MaverickClass. Check out our new vehicles inventory here at Akins Ford in Winder, GA!

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Can I use SiriusXM® in my Ford vehicle?

By Product Expert | Posted in Guides & How Tos, Standard and Available Features, Technology on Monday, July 26th, 2021 at 8:20 AM
Ford SiriusXM® with SYNC® 3 digital display

How to use SiriusXM® with SYNC® 3

Generally, all Ford vehicles are by default equipped with SiriusXM® that gives you over a hundred and fifty different channels of ad-free music to choose from. It also has news, comedy, sports, and entertainment options. But how to use SiriusXM® with SYNC® 3? Read this blog by Akins Ford to learn everything you need to know about how to use SiriusXM® in your Ford vehicle. You can get SiriusXM® equipped Ford vehicles here at Akins Ford in Winder, GA!

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How to know my Ford vehicle needs an oil change?

By Product Expert | Posted in Guides & How Tos, Service on Friday, July 23rd, 2021 at 10:30 AM
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Get your oil changed at Akins Ford, Winder, GA

Every Ford owner and driver knows that vehicles need their oil changed often. But exactly how often? How to know that your Ford vehicle needs an oil change? What time intervals should be getting your oil changed? If you have similar questions, read this blog by Akins Ford to find out. People living in or around Winder, GA can get their Ford vehicle’s oil changed here at Akins Ford!

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Can I give voice commands to my Ford vehicle?

By Product Expert | Posted in Guides & How Tos, Technology on Tuesday, July 20th, 2021 at 5:30 PM
Ford SYNC® 3 touchscreen display

Ford SYNC® 3 voice command features

Ford SYNC® 3 is a voice-activated technology that helps connect your smartphone to your vehicle, thereby allowing you to communicate, navigate and entertain yourself while on the go. If you just got a new Ford vehicle and are wondering whether or not you can give voice commands to your Ford vehicle, we have got all of it covered for you here today. Read this post by Akins Ford in Winder, GA to learn all the Ford SYNC® 3 voice command features.

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Does Ford have any electric vans?

By Product Expert | Posted in Hybrids & EVs, Release date on Sunday, July 18th, 2021 at 1:34 PM
2022 Ford E-Transit connected to the charging port.

All-electric 2022 Ford E-Transit with zero emissions

Are you a business owner looking for transportation vans but also wanting to save some money? Read this post to learn more about the all-electric 2022 Ford E-Transit, the new electric van with zero emissions. This van will help you save money in the long run all the while helping you transport bulk objects. Read this blog by Akins Ford in Winder, GA to learn everything you need to know about the 2022 Ford E-Transit- the all-electric van.

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What is All-Wheel Drive and how does it work?

By Product Expert | Posted in Guides & How Tos on Saturday, July 17th, 2021 at 12:26 PM
Red 2021 Ford F-150 off-roading

All-wheel drive vs Front-wheel drive

If you are planning on buying a new vehicle, you would have come across the different drivetrain options during your research. But what exactly is AWD or FWD? How does it work? All-wheel drive vs Front-wheel drive- which one is better? Continue reading this blog by Akins Ford in Winder, GA to find out answers to all of these questions and more.

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Is buying a used Ford vehicle worth it?

By Product Expert | Posted in Used Vehicles on Tuesday, July 13th, 2021 at 9:23 AM
Two 2021 Ford F-150 trucks parked across each other.

Three things to do before buying a used Ford vehicle

A crucial step in a vehicle buying journey is research. It is important to do your research before actually going ahead with the purchase. But this becomes even more imperative if you are considering buying used vehicles. Is buying a used Ford vehicle even worth it? What are the things you should check before buying a used vehicle? Continue reading this post by Akins Ford in Winder, GA to learn the three things to do before buying a used Ford vehicle.

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