Archive for the ‘Service and Maintenance’ Category

Do OEM Parts Make a Difference?

Friday, April 1st, 2022
Ford logo on left and the text "Ford Parts" divided by a separator on a white background

Why are OEM Parts Better than Aftermarket Parts? 

Vehicle owners know that they’ll probably need to purchase replacement parts at some point in their car’s life. And the smoothest way to do that is to let the repair shop handle it. Although you can rely on the repair shop for it, you must also know the type of part the technicians are using as your vehicle’s capability and efficiency depend on it. If you take your vehicle to a dealership, you’ll get Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) car parts. However, when you visit an independent repair shop, you’ll seemingly get aftermarket parts.  

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How to know when to change my tires?

Friday, March 4th, 2022
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Tips to Know when to Change your Tires 

The lifespan of a tire depends on various factors, including road conditions, design, climate, and driver habits. Although one can never know how long a tire lasts, Kimber Creek Ford brings you some easy tips to know when to change your tires so that you can protect yourself on the road and from other tire-related mishaps. Join us at Pine River, MN, for more information on how to know when to change your tires. Continue reading for the tips to check your tire.  

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Where can you get a transmission flush in Pine River, MN?

Friday, December 24th, 2021
Oil Pouring

Transmission flush in Pine River, MN

Unlike other car maintenance services, transmission flush is something you don’t usually get done. But getting your vehicle’s transmission flushed every once in a while can make a huge difference in ensuring its longevity. If you want your vehicle to run smoothly all the time, you need to get your transmission flushed. Transmission fluid keeps the car components cool and lubricated; this helps in the smooth functioning of your vehicle. If you want your vehicle’s transmission flushed in Pine River, MN, you should bring your vehicle to Kimber Creek Ford Service Center.

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How to make your tires last longer?

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2021
two Ford tires

Taking care of your car’s tires is just as important as taking care of the rest of your car. Good condition of tires not only make them last longer, but it is also a great way to make sure you and your co-passengers are safe all throughout the drive. Ignoring your tires will not only lead to early replacement need but it is also a safety hazard. So, let’s make sure that your tires are well-kept for a longer and safer drive.

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Where can I get my car detailed near Brainerd, MN?

Friday, July 23rd, 2021
Mechanic cleaning interior of car

Schedule an Auto Detailing Appointment in Central Minnesota

Summer is in full swing, which means that you’re probably driving your vehicle through the roads of Central Minnesota and going on adventures with friends and family members. After a few months of dust, mud, bugs and other objects hitting and sticking on your vehicle, it is important to clean and wax it to protect from scratches and cosmetic imperfections. If you’re interested in having your car detailed in Central Minnesota, schedule a car detailing appointment at Kimber Creek Ford, near Brainerd. Our dealership offers a variety of automotive services, including several automotive detailing packages. Continue reading below to learn more!

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How can you tell when brakes need to be replaced?

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021

5 Symptoms that Indicate When Brakes Need Service

There is no denying that breaks play a very important role in each and every drive. For this reason, it is incredibly important for drivers to stay on top of brake service so the vital component can perform to its peak ability. There are several signs that indicate when brakes need to be serviced and today, we are going to dive into five of them. Continue reading below to learn more.

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Learn about Ordering Ford OEM Parts at Kimber Creek Ford!

Friday, January 15th, 2021
Mechanic working under car

Order Ford OEM Parts & Accessories in Central Minnesota

Local drivers have ordered Ford parts at our central Minnesota dealership for various reasons, whether they need a new OEM part installed by our professional technicians or want to handle installation themselves, our customers are pleased with the convenience that comes with ordering parts from and working with our Kimber Creek Ford team. Continue reading below to learn about ordering Ford OEM parts at Kimber Creek Ford in Pine River, MN.

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Ford Service Center near Brainerd, MN

Wednesday, November 4th, 2020
Technician and mechanic working on transmission

When you have a Ford, one of the best things you can do for it is stay up to date on the manufacturer’s recommended service intervals. Whether the service it an oil and filter change, tire rotation, transmission flush, coolant flush or another important form of preventative maintenance, it serves an integral role in the smooth-running of a vehicle. Does your Ford need service near Brainerd, Minnesota? Schedule a service appointment with the professionals at Kimber Creek Ford in Pine River!

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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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How do I protect my vehicle’s paint job this winter?

Thursday, October 1st, 2020
2020 Ford Explorer in snow

Tips and Tricks for Protecting Your Car’s Paint in Winter Months

Winter in Minnesota can be long and harsh, especially for your car. Not only can it be difficult driving through snow and ice, but the rock salt commonly used on roads is corrosive and can damage paint over time. It is important to take steps to protect your vehicle’s exterior paint during the long winter months, so if you want to learn how, continue reading below.

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