Archive for the ‘Tips & Tricks’ Category

A Comprehensive Guide to Boosting Your Credit Score

Wednesday, June 19th, 2024
Low or no credit score

How to Improve Your Credit Score Before Applying for a Car Loan 

At Kimber Creek Ford, we understand that a new car can be a significant investment. Before you apply for a car loan, one of the most crucial steps you can take is to improve your credit score. A higher credit score can not only increase your chances of loan approval but also secure you better interest rates, potentially saving you thousands over the life of the loan. Here’s how to improve your credit score before applying for a car loan. You can now drop by our dealership in Pine River, MN, to get a closer look at the models in our inventory. Also, get in touch with us to learn more about our available financing options


How to Tell Your Vehicle’s Battery Needs to Be Replaced?

Thursday, May 9th, 2024
Testing the car battery to check its efficiency

Key Signs that Your Car Battery Needs Replacement 

As a driver, you rely on your car to get you from point A to point B reliably. But what happens when your car won’t start? Often, the culprit is a failing battery. Knowing the key signs that indicate your car battery needs replacement can save you from being stranded on the side of the road. Here are some indicators to watch out for. To learn more about this or to get your vehicle inspected, get in touch with us or drop by the Kimber Creek Ford dealership in Pine River, MN. 


What are the Most Effective Ways to Maintain the Cooling System of Your Vehicle?

Monday, April 1st, 2024
Pouring new coolant inside the radiator of a vehicle

Essential Maintenance Tips for Your Car’s Cooling System 

As temperatures rise and summer approaches, it’s crucial to ensure your vehicle’s cooling system is in top-notch condition. Neglecting this vital component can lead to overheating, engine damage, and costly repairs. At Kimber Creek Ford, we understand the importance of preventive maintenance to keep your car running smoothly. Here are some essential maintenance tips for your car’s cooling system. If you’d like some assistance with getting your vehicle checked for issues that need solving, feel free to drop by our dealership in Pine River, MN, for expert guidance from our team. 


How Often Should You Get Your Vehicle’s Brakes Inspected?

Tuesday, February 6th, 2024
Technician repairing brake of a vehicle

Learn More about Brake Inspections and When to Get Them

Maintaining your vehicle’s brakes is crucial for both safety and performance. But how often should you actually get them inspected? Let’s dive into the specifics in this blog post by our team at Kimber Creek Ford in Pine River, MN.


Top 3 Tips to Take Better Care of Your Vehicle

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2024
2024 Ford Mustang front and side view

Drive with Care: 3 Tips for Better Vehicle Maintenance

In the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to overlook the needs of our faithful four-wheeled companions. However, neglecting your vehicle can lead to costly repairs and reduced longevity. Here are three simple tips to ensure you’re giving your car the care it deserves from our team at Kimber Creek Ford in Pine River, MN.


How to Keep the Engine of Your Ford in Top Condition

Monday, December 11th, 2023
Check engine light

Drive Smoothly: A Guide to Keeping Your Ford Engine in Peak Condition

When it comes to your Ford vehicle, the engine is the heart that keeps everything running smoothly. To ensure your car’s longevity and optimal performance, it’s crucial to take proactive steps to maintain its engine. In this guide by our team at Kimber Creek Ford in Pine River, MN, we’ll explore some practical tips on keeping your Ford’s engine in top condition, ensuring a smooth and reliable ride for years to come.


Check Out This Video on How to Charge Your Ford in Public with Ford Charge Assist

Tuesday, December 5th, 2023
Public Charging with Ford Charge Assist

Ford Charge Assist Video on Public Charging

Ford brings a variety of electric vehicles (EVs) to the market, demonstrating a solid commitment to sustainable mobility. This shift from traditional internal combustion engines to electrically powered mechanisms requires a competent charging infrastructure, and Ford has embraced this challenge. The Ford Charge Assist is an intuitive system designed to enhance the public charging experience for Ford vehicle owners. It operates efficiently through the FordPass app, which links users to various car-related services. The Charge Assist feature enables drivers to effortlessly locate, initiate, and pay for charging at public stations—all from the central touchscreen. Continue this blog by Kimber Creek Ford in Pine River, MN, for further insights into public charging with Ford Charge Assist. Watch the Ford Charge Assist video on public charging that illustrates the step-by-step process of utilizing this feature.


Discover Hands-Free Highway Driving with the Ford BlueCruise Technology

Monday, November 6th, 2023
Ford BlueCruise technology

Tutorial Video of the Ford BlueCruise

Ford vehicles have always offered the most advanced features and functions to make driving more convenient no matter where you go. Ford BlueCruise is one such technology designed to provide a more confident driving experience. With its user-friendly setup, responsive interface, and enhanced safety elements, it gives a glance into the future of hands-free highway driving. The Ford BlueCruise function delivers a care-free driving involvement in your Ford vehicle by giving you the confidence to drive hands-free on the highway. Know more about this function by reading this blog from the team of Kimber Creek Ford in Pine River, MN. Check out this tutorial video of the Ford BlueCruise offering the steps for setting up and engaging this technology in Blue Zones.


How to Keep Your Ford Vehicle’s Exterior Clean?

Wednesday, October 25th, 2023
Family of the 2023 Ford Maverick Tremor

Keep Your Ford Vehicle’s Exterior Clean 

Your Ford vehicle is more than just a means of transportation; it’s an investment. Keeping its exterior clean enhances its visual appeal and helps maintain its resale value. In this blog by Kimber Creek Ford, we’ve compiled some practical tips to keep your Ford vehicle’s exterior clean. 


How to Keep the Interior of Your Ford Vehicle Clean?

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2023
2023 Ford Edge Front Interior

Tips to Maintain a Pristine Interior in Your Ford Vehicle

Your Ford vehicle is more than just a mode of transportation; it’s an extension of your personality and style. It’s essential to keep it clean and well-maintained to ensure that your Ford’s interior remains a comfortable and inviting space. Read this blog post by our team at Kimber Creek Ford in Pine River, MN, for tips to help you achieve just that.