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Getting a Glimpse in the Ford F-150 with Camera Views On-Demand

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
2021 Ford F-150 rearview camera angle controls

How to Change the 2021 Ford F-150’s Rearview Camera Angle

If you own a newer model-year Ford F-150, your truck may be equipped with a Camera Views On-Demand feature that allows you to change the angle of your rearview camera to offer a view of your truck’s bed, surrounding obstacles, and even behind a hitched trailer. Interested in learning the controls? That’s what we’re here for! Here’s how the Camera Views On-Demand system in the 2021 Ford F-150 truck works:

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How to Control the Zone Lighting System on the Ford F-150

Tuesday, January 19th, 2021
2021 Ford F-150 with new Zone Lighting System

How Do I Turn on Ford F-150 Zone Lighting?

Starting in model year 2021, the Ford F-150 offers an available Zone Lighting System that can illuminate the entire area around the truck with enough light to keep you working, or doing what you love. This system can be controlled right from your smartphone using the FordPass™ app. Here our guide and video walkthrough discuss how to control the new Zone Lighting System on Ford F-50 trucks.

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How Do I Use the F-150’s Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ Feature?

Sunday, January 10th, 2021
Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ on the Ford F-150 truck

How to Program a New Trailer with Pro Trailer Backup Assist™

If you own a 2016 model year or newer Ford F-150, your truck just might be equipped with technology designed to make hitching a trailer easier. This walkthrough outlines how to program a new trailer to the F-150’s Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ system so you can start managing your freight more efficiently.

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What Are Ford Max Recline Seats?

Monday, November 30th, 2020
2021 Ford F-150 Max Recline Seats

All-New Ford F-150 Features Class-Exclusive Max Recline Seats

When Ford first spoke of the redesigned Ford F-150, they promised that the new F-150 would be the most productive truck available in the United States. We’ve seen it all from a tailgate that doubles as a work bench to a new built-in mobile generator. The next-gen F-150 also takes on the issue of sleep with new class-exclusive Max Recline Seats designed to revolutionize the standards for comfort and convenience.

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How to Create a New Profile on your Ford SYNC® 4 Touchscreen

Thursday, October 15th, 2020
Ford SYNC 4 system in 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E

How to Set Up Multiple Ford SYNC® 4 Profiles

Did you know the Ford SYNC® 4 touchscreen has the ability to learn the preferences and habits of multiple drivers. When you create a new profile, your SYNC® 4 system can remember things like your preferred temperature, radio settings, ambient lighting, seat positions, and so much more! This guide and video tutorial will walk you through the basics of how to create a new profile on your Ford SYNC® 4 touchscreen so you can start using the system’s capabilities to the fullest.

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How to Parallel Park Using Ford Active Park Assist 2.0

Monday, August 31st, 2020
2020 Ford Explorer Active Park Assist 2.0

Unlocking the Active Park Assist 2.0 Parallel Parking Feature

Available on select Ford vehicles, Active Park Assist 2.0 makes parking in even the tightest parallel or reverse perpendicular spots simple with step-by-step guidance and surgical precision. This guide from the team at Akins Ford will provide instructions on how to parallel park using the Ford Active Park Assist 2.0 feature.

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Ford Remote Tailgate Release Instructions

Thursday, January 30th, 2020
2020 Ford F-150 rear tailgate

How to Use Remote Tailgate Release on Your Ford Truck

When you browse our selection of Ford trucks at Akins Ford, you may notice a nifty Remote Tailgate Release function on select models. Remote Tailgate Release is a convinient feature which allows you to lock, unlock and lower your vehicle’s tailgate using your key fob.  Join us for some quick instructions on how to use the Remote Tailgate Release feature on your Ford truck.

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Guide to Using Your Ford Adaptive Headlamps

Thursday, January 16th, 2020
Ford Adaptive Headlamps viewed from above

How to Turn Your Ford Adaptive Headlights On and Off

New to the Ford lineup for 2020, Adaptive Headlamps can be found on several new vehicles on the Akins Ford lot. This new feature provides better visability during nighttime driving by pivoting your headlights to illuminate past curves in the road. You can learn how this feature works and how to turn your Ford Adaptive Headlamps on and off by following our guide. (more…)

Clear Your Cargo Floor with Ford PowerFold® Seats

Sunday, January 5th, 2020
2019 Ford Explorer interior seats

How to Use Your Ford’s PowerFold® Seats

When you browse from the hundreds of SUVs on the Akins Ford lot, you’ll notice that many come equipped with something called PowerFold® seating. The available PowerFold® function allows you to transform your vehicle into a impromptu cargo van on the fly. This guide explains how you can use your Ford’s PowerFold® seats to clear the cabin of your vehicle in a matter of seconds. (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…)