Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

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

Thursday, July 29th, 2021
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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Can I use SiriusXM® in my Ford vehicle?

Monday, July 26th, 2021
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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Can I give voice commands to my Ford vehicle?

Tuesday, July 20th, 2021
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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What safety features are available in the 2021 Ford F-150?

Tuesday, July 6th, 2021
Two 2021 Ford F-150 pickup trucks parked in a field.

2021 Ford F-150 safety features and technology

The 2021 Ford F-150 is a bold, tough, and high-strength pickup truck with an array of features. But when it comes to pickup trucks, safety features are as important as performance and durability. What are the available standard safety features in the 2021 Ford F-150? Read ahead to learn about the 2021 Ford F-150 safety features and technology. When you are ready you can get your hands on one of these here at Akins Ford in Winder, GA!


How to Set Up Trailer Theft Alerts on the 2021 Ford F-150

Wednesday, June 30th, 2021
2021 Ford F-150 towing a boat out of water

2021 Ford F-150 Trailer Theft Alert Instructions

New this year, the Trailer Theft Alert feature on the redesigned Ford F-150 can alert owners to potential trailer theft through their smartphones as part of the truck’s security system. This guide covers how to set up your 2021 Ford F-150 to send Trailer Theft Alerts to your smartphone via the FordPass™ app.


How to Get the Pro Power Onboard™ Generator on the All-New F-150

Friday, May 14th, 2021
2021 Ford F-150 Pro Power Onboard

Which Ford F-150 Has the Onboard Generator?

The new Pro Power Onboard™ mobile generator on the all-new 2021 Ford F-150 offers the best usable power on demand in the class. Whether you’re looking to power a whole fleet of hammer drills and jigsaws or just need to keep the hotdog water warm through tailgating season, available 2.0kW, 2.4kW, and 7.2kW systems let you choose exactly the amount of power you need. In this guide, we review which Ford F-150 trucks have the new onboard generator so you know exactly what to look for when you visit us here at Akins Ford this summer.


First Look at Ford’s Hands-Free BlueCruise Driving Feature

Thursday, April 29th, 2021
Ford BlueCruise Instrument Cluster Display

What is Ford BlueCruise?

After 500,000 miles of development testing, Ford’s first advanced driving assistance system offers hands-free convenience designed to give the Tesla Autopilot feature some much-needed competition. This guide offers a first look at the new Ford BlueCruise feature, including how it works and which models will come equipped when it arrives here in Atlanta, GA.


Guide to Using the Your Ford Play® Entertainment System

Thursday, April 8th, 2021
2021 Ford Expedition Dual-Headrest Rear Seat Entertainment System

Ford Expedition Rear Seat Entertainment System FAQs

Powered by Ford Play®, the Dual-Headrest Rear Seat Entertainment System featured on the 2021 Ford Expedition three-row SUV allows your passengers to view their favorite movies and TV shows, play games, and more via a pair of monitors embedded in the back of the front headrests. Here are some FAQs on the Expedition’s Rear Seat Entertainment System curated by the team here at Akins Ford.


Exploring the Dual-Headrest Entertainment System in the Ford Expedition

Thursday, April 8th, 2021
2021 Ford Expedition Dual-Headrest Entertainment System

Does the 2021 Ford Expedition Have a DVD Player?

Seasoned parents know that keeping the fleet entertained is key to a peaceful voyage. The Dual-Headrest Rear Seat Entertainment System on the 2021 Ford Expedition in Atlanta, GA provides a next-generation in-cabin viewing experience that allows passengers to enjoy personalized content via two video screens embedded in the front headrests. You can keep reading to learn more.


Controlling Your New Ford Remotely via the FordPass™ App

Wednesday, March 31st, 2021
FordPass App Remote Start Function

How to Start and Lock Your Car Remotely with the FordPass™ App

Today the modern Ford fleet comes fully loaded with 4G LTE Wi-Fi capabilities featured across the entire lineup, and that means more awesome functions that owners can take advantage of. If you own a newer model-year Ford vehicle, starting your car is as easy as opening the FordPass™ App and pressing START. Not quite sure if you locked your doors? You can handle that from the app as well. And the best part is you’ll be able to remotely start your Ford from anywhere as long as your smartphone and the car have a signal.