Spring Tire Pressure Checks in Summerland

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Your Ford’s safety, fuel economy and ride quality are impacted when your tires aren’t properly inflated. Too much air pressure or not enough can also reduce the life span of your tires.  As we transition into warmer weather in BC, now is the best time to check your tire pressure. Did you know that the […]

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Book a Tire Rotation This Spring in Oliver

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Keeping up with your Ford’s scheduled maintenance is essential to a safe and enjoyable ride. However, many Oliver drivers fail to complete regular tire rotations, which leads to premature wear and replacements. Instead, give your vehicle the treatment it deserves by booking a service appointment at Skaha Ford in BC. Tire rotations are a crucial […]

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Cabin Air Filter Replacements in Okanagan

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Sneezing, runny noses, itchy eyes – springtime in BC can be irritating. With so much pollen circulating in the air and allergens out in full force, it’s imperative to have your cabin air filter inspected and replaced by our service experts at Skaha Ford. Over time, this part can become clogged, rendering itself ineffective at […]

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Westbank Drivers: Schedule An Air Filter Change Today

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High-performance demands more than supercharged engine suites. Instead preventative care is needed – with commercial drivers seeking to assess, correct, and improve their vehicles with scheduled maintenance. Skaha Ford embraces this philosophy, connecting our customers in Westbank and beyond with a full line of service options. This includes air filter changes  To ensure that commercial […]

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Schedule A Cooling System Inspection in Westbank

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Hot weather and traffic jams – a reality that drivers in Westbank, BC, face each summer. Whether commuting, carpooling or enjoying family road trips, you don’t want to be slowed down by poor vehicle performance. That’s why regular coolant system flushes are not only recommended but required – and offered by our Service Department at […]

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Wheel Balancing Service in Kelowna

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The vibration is persistent – it shakes you to your core as it travels through the driver’s seat and the floorboard. As your hands clutch the steering wheel of your Ford, your knuckles grow whiter with each tremor. Every high-speed adventure leaves you feeling weak in the knees. The time has come for a wheel […]

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How to Prepare for Lower Mainland, BC’s Track Day

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During Track Day, on June 16, select members of the public can bring their vehicles to BC’s Area 27 Motorsports Park. Skaha Ford customers can reserve one of the 45 available spots for this special event. Then, they can head to the service centre to get a tune-up so that their car performs its best […]

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When Do You Need a New Battery for Your Vehicle in BC, Canada?

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The battery is an essential part of every vehicle. You cannot start your car or truck without a properly functioning one.  As these components age, they become less reliable. If you want to avoid getting stranded or having to jumpstart your car often, you need to replace the unit before it gets too old. When […]

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What Does a Cabin FIlter Do and When Should You Replace It?

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Cabin air filters stop contaminants from getting into the interior of a car. Typically, these rectangular components are embedded behind the glove box in the front of a vehicle.  Filters are a mixture of paper and cotton materials, and they have pleats to maximize the surface area to catch more particles. Since they absorb dust […]

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Wiper Blade Winter Maintenance in Hedley

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Windshield wipers take a beating in the winter with regular ice build-up, grimy road splatter and frequent swiping against the glass. Over time, the rubber and blades can deteriorate and perform poorly, reducing visibility on BC roads. Ensure your safety this winter by maintaining your wiper blades with these tips from our Technicians at Skaha […]

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Discover Ford-Certified Support From Our Service Department

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Precision is our promise – with our Service Department technicians trained to diagnose and repair Ford vehicles. We specialize in the Big Blue Oval, with our diagnostic processes tailored for its specific products, technologies, and engine suites; and through this we assure a more seamless repair experience for Penticton drivers.  Visit us today to receive […]

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Ford Service Brake Inspections in Vernon

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Your Ford’s braking system uses friction to stop your vehicle. When you push the brake pedal, the pads inside the callipers press against the rotor to slow you down. Think about how many times you activate your brakes in a single commute to work. Now magnify that over a year – that’s a lot of […]

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Ford Service Spring Vehicle Maintenance in Okanagan

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Spring has officially arrived in Okanagan, so it’s time to give your Ford some much-deserved TLC. But, just like you put away your winter gear and shovels for the new season, your vehicle also needs some attention. Here are four maintenance tips to consider: 1. Remove Salt Road salt is highly corrosive and can cause […]

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BC: Why Does My Truck Need a Tire Rotation?

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Tire rotation is a car maintenance procedure that entails changing the position of the wheels on a vehicle. But why is it so important? As each wheel on your automobile has different responsibilities, individual tires will take on varying degrees of wear. For example, those at the front of a FWD vehicle absorb more torque […]

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Penticton: Is It Time To Schedule A Coolant Flush?

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Summer travels promise more than memories. They also bring debris – with your car accumulating endless dust, pollen, and highway particles. These elements may prove microscopic, but the havoc they can wreak on a radiator system is potent. They contaminate the coolant, rendering it unable to properly regulate temperatures; and they cause the liquid to […]

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Penticton: Get ‘The Works’ At Skaha Ford’s Service Department

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Summer has arrived – and our Service Department is ready to greet it with premium power. Visit our dealership today to receive The Works.  This multi-point inspection process – which assures a thorough testing of braking systems, pressure levels, filter outputs, and more – provides Penticton drivers with the confidence they need to conquer every […]

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Ford Battery Inspections and Replacements in Westbank

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Most drivers wait for their battery to die before replacing it, but it’s a huge inconvenience to be left stranded when you least expect it. Instead of leaving your vehicle’s performance to chance, follow these battery care tips from our service experts at Skaha Ford in BC. Know its age Most vehicle batteries have a […]

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Prepare for BC, Canada’s Track Day with an Engine Tune-Up

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Skaha Ford presents Track Day at the Area 27 Motorsports Park on June 16, 2021. 45 drivers will be able to take on the 4.83 km course in their vehicle. To prepare for this special event, motorists should ensure that their cars are in perfect working order. You can visit our service centre for a […]

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Have Your Wheels Aligned at Our BC Service Centre Before Track Day

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Skaha Ford is partnering with Area 27 Motorsports Park to bring you Track Day. The event will allow drivers to test their vehicles and skills against a challenging 4.83-kilometre race course. Track Day, which is open to a maximum of 45 participants, is on June 16, starting at 8 am.   How can drivers prepare […]

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Bolster Winter Performance in Oliver With Fuel Additives

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BC’s cold winter weather can put a strain on your Ford, including the fuel system, which is why it’s important to use recommended additives for your vehicle. Not sure what fuel additives are and the various types available? Read on to learn more from our factory-trained Technicians at Skaha Ford. What Are Fuel Additives? There […]

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Penticton: Is It Time To Schedule A Transmission Flush?

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It’s a series of troubling symptoms – with a transmission grinding, gears sluggishly transitioning, and sudden sputters of power. Your car is wheezing through each day, and you find even the smallest hills impossible to conquer. We think it’s time for a transmission flush. Visit our Service Department to see if your system is in need […]

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Schedule An Oil Change For Your Ford in Okanagan

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With winter here, we all want to spend time indoors away from the cold. But our vehicles still need TLC to keep them running in optimal condition. If you’ve been putting off your oil change, don’t push it off any longer. Schedule an appointment with our Service Department at Skaha Ford in BC. Cold weather […]

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Vernon: Is It Time To Change Your Car’s Wipers?

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The summer won’t last forever – and with the approach of the fall will come a series of storms and cold weather blitzes. These can wreak havoc on your vehicle… especially your windshield wipers. Is your car ready for the seasonal shift? Our Service Department recommends that wipers be replaced every six months – or […]

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Check Your Brakes Before BC, Canada’s Track Day

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On June 17, 45 vehicles will take to the road at Area 27 Motorsports Park. The participants can pre-register for this special Track Day through the host, Skaha Ford.  If you are one of those taking part in this unique event, what can you do to prepare your vehicle for the 4.83-km course? General maintenance […]

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