Archive for the ‘Service and Maintenance’ Category

Learn About the Maintenance Schedule of the 2020 F-150

Friday, October 2nd, 2020
Mechanic working under car

2020 Ford F-150 Maintenance Service Intervals Schedule

When you own a vehicle, one of the best things you can do for it is keeping up with the manufacturer’s recommended maintenance schedule. Each and every recommended oil change, tire rotation, alignment and flush are intended to proactively prevent damage and need for repairs to vital components of the vehicle. Are you interested in learning about your 2020 Ford F-150 pick-up truck’s recommended service interval schedule? Continue reading below for a rundown.

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Where can I service my Ford in Cass County, MN?

Thursday, September 10th, 2020
Mechanic holding drill with car tires in background

Ford Service Center in Pine River, MN

Shoppers seeking a professional Ford Service Center to handle routine maintenance and repairs in Cass County and throughout central Minnesota head to Kimber Creek Ford. The automotive experts at the Pine River Ford dealership have thousands of hours of experience servicing Ford models and would be more than happy to give your vehicle the preventative maintenance or repair it needs. Offering service specials and a slew of services, Kimber Creek Ford is a trusted small-town dealership. Continue reading below to learn about the services offered at Kimber Creek Ford.  

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Pick Up & Delivery Service Offered at Kimber Creek Ford

Friday, April 17th, 2020
2020 Ford Escape parked in front of building

As the Stay at Home Order enters its third week, businesses and people alike are making adjustments to adapt to the situation. Grocery stores and restaurants are offering curbside pickup, essential businesses are cleaning and sanitizing regularly and here at Kimber Creek Ford, we provide the tools necessary to complete the car buying process online, offer sales at our dealership on an “appointment only” basis and our service department now offers pick up and delivery service so you don’t have to leave the comfort and safety of your home to stay up to date with vehicle maintenance.

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How Do I Get My Car Ready for Winter?

Friday, September 27th, 2019
Oil being poured into an engine

It isn’t fun to talk about, but winter is coming. Winter comes and goes every year, but we still dread its arrival. Snow and ice on the roads can create a lot of difficult situations. It can be especially difficult for our cars.

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What Is That Smell in My Car?

Friday, September 13th, 2019
Air freshener in a car air vent

Sometimes owning a car feels like a handful at times. It takes a lot of time, money, and effort to keep your car healthy. There is no shortage of things to worry about or keep an eye on inside your car. The problem is that a lot of problems might be hard to notice until they are a big problem.

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Ford Earns Honors at the 2018 SEMA Show

Monday, November 5th, 2018
customized Ford Explorer Sport for the 2018 SEMA Show

Ford drivers who enjoy adding accessories to their vehicles, whether that be a muscle car or a truck, can find plenty of options straight from the Ford company, and those options are always expanding. Each year, the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas is a place where manufacturers bring their latest technology to show off, and Ford is no exception. This year in addition to showing off some great technology, three Ford vehicles earned top honors. You can learn more about the Ford SEMA 2018 winners and accessories below. (more…)

How Should You Prepare Your Truck For Winter?

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
red Ford F-150 driving through snow equipped with a Boss snow plow

Truck Winterization Service near Brainerd MN

Winter is officially upon us, which means it’s the time of the year to prepare your vehicle for the season. While many models like the Ford F-150 can handle confidently in the snow, it’s always good to know that your engine and tires are in top condition for ice and snow. How should you prepare your truck for winter? We have a few basic tips and tricks that should apply to any truck owner. And, if you want to take advantage of truck winterization service near Brainerd MN, we can help your vehicle stay in top shape. (more…)

Cruise easy through the beautiful Northwoods this autumn!

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
Fall car maintenance tips

How to get your vehicle ready for fall

It’s hard to believe it, but summer is almost over. The kids are getting ready for school, it will be Labor Day soon, and before we know it the Northwoods will undergo its annual metamorphosis. Before you cruise among the reds, yellows, pinks, and golds, you should make sure all of your car’s maintenance and cold-weather prep is taken care of. Keep reading to learn how to get your vehicle ready for the fall. (more…)

Automotive maintenance tips from Houston Ford

Friday, September 8th, 2017
Man does car amintenance

What are the benefits of a CVT transmission?

When it comes to buying a car, there are a lot of things that the average buyer must consider. From features to performance, each car offers its own unique set of specs. Today, the majority of drivers on the road opt for automatic transmissions. An increasingly common type of transmission is the continuously variable transmission (CVT). There are a number of factors that set this type of transmission apart from other automatic transmission setups. What are the benefits of a CVT transmission? Keep reading this automotive maintenance tips post from Houston Ford to learn more! (more…)

We have tips for changing a flat tire

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
Closeup image of a flat tire

How to replace a damaged tire

Whenever a driver puts their key into the ignition and hears their engine turn over, there’s always the fact that a lot of thing could go wrong on the road rattling around in the back of their head. Driving defensively can usually keep you safe on the road, but there are always those unexpected mishaps that seem to be inevitable. One of the most common of these occurrences is the ever-unfortunate flat tire. Today, we’ll be letting you know how to replace a damaged tire. Follow the steps below, and you’ll be well on your way. (more…)