Ford Vehicle Service Information In Penticton BC
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When Do You Need New Tires for Your Vehicle in BC, Canada?

(Posted on Apr 16, 2021 at 08:15PM by Josh Lew)
<a href="[New%2CFORD%2CExplorer%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C%2C]"><img src="/images/upload/April_2021/ford_tires.jpg"alt="close up of front passenger side tire on Ford Explorer"/></a>If you value safety and performance, you want to be sure that your wheels are in good condition. Most tires will last for between five and 10 years, depending on usage. However, there are also some signs you can look for to tell when it is time to visit a service centre to make an upgrade. 

First, most new tires have tread bars running across the grooves. These lines shouldn’t be visible when the rubber is new. However, as the wheels wear out, they will appear and serve as a signal to start considering new units. 

In terms of measurement, when a tread reaches 3.17 mm or less in depth, it is time for replacement. To test this, you can insert a nickel in the groove with the Queen’s head facing down. If the top of her crown is visible, you should go to a service centre for a professional inspection. 

If you need new tires or want a pro to look at your current wheels, contact our BC, Canada service centre today.
ford vehicle service centre bc canadaThe 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 is the best time to make such as change? 

Most batteries last for three to five years. As they reach this age range, you may notice your auto hesitate when starting, corrosion around the connectors, or dimmer-than-normal interior lights. 

Also, many vehicles, including Fords, have an icon on the dash that illuminates if the onboard system detects electrical issues. This light is a signal to have a trusted service centre technician test the battery during your next maintenance appointment. 

If you need a new battery, you can schedule a visit at our BC service centre. We can let you know if it is actually time for an upgrade and handle the replacement installation for you.
multi point car inspection in bc canadaYour vehicle - be it a truck, sedan, van, sports car, or SUV - is made up of a multitude of parts all working in tandem to keep you on-the-go. But with so many components to account for, it’s easy for something to go amiss without your noticing. Fortunately, this can be prevented.

For a limited time, the Service Department at Skaha Ford is offering a Get Road Trip Ready multi-point inspection for just $99.95. During the in-depth exam, we’ll take a close look at all of your vehicle’s interior and exterior features. We’ll also assess its powertrain components, including the transmission, driveshafts, axles, and differentials.

We’re committed to delivering top notch service at an affordable price. Should there be any necessary repairs, we’ll work with you to create solutions to suit your budget.

Don’t miss out on our Get Road Trip Ready Special. Schedule an appointment online or contact the team at Skaha Ford.

BC Canada: Avoid Accidents and Expensive Repairs With Our Alignment Check Special

(Posted on Mar 24, 2021 at 01:43PM by Laurel Steele)
car alignment in bc canadaRegular tire alignments are important, if you want your Ford vehicle to stay in tip-top condition and ready for the open road.

If you’re wondering whether or not it’s time to have your wheels realigned, check your vehicle’s manual. Or if you’re experiencing any of the typical warning signs (vibrating steering wheel, uneven tire tread, etc.), it’s best to visit a mechanic right away. 

Happily, our service team is here to help.

At Skaha Ford, we’re currently offering our Alignment Check Special for just $69.95. We’ll conduct a thorough examination of your vehicle’s suspension, tires, and other performance components. If we identify any compromises, we’ll work with you to create a maintenance plan which suits your budget.

Save big with our Alignment Check Special before it’s too late. Schedule an appointment today or contact our team to learn more.
ford f-150 wheel replacement in bc canadaIf you’re like most F-150 owners, you enjoy putting your faithful truck to the test. To do that, your Ford’s wheels need to be in tip-top condition. 

Fortunately, we’re currently offering big savings on four-wheel sets for all F-150 trucks, regardless of model or year. Whatever the trim or body configuration of your heavy duty, we’ve got just what you need to elevate your driving experience, whether it’s along city streets or on an off road adventure.

You’re free to bring your newly purchased four-wheel set home with you or have our team of experts install them for you. While you’re here, you can take advantage of our other promotions, including vehicle alignment and a multi-point inspection.

Don’t miss out on this phenomenal deal. Get in touch with our team today or schedule an appointment online.
multi point car inspection in bc canadaIt’s never too early to start planning a vacation. But addition hotel bookings and itineraries aren’t the only things that have to be in order before hitting the open highway. It’s also imperative that your vehicle is in tip-top shape for the holiday. 

Fortunately, we’re currently offering our Get Road Trip Ready Special for just $99.95. Whether you drive a sedan, compact car, crossover, heavy duty truck, or SUV, the price is the same.

Our team of experts will conduct a thorough multi-point inspection of your vehicle’s interior, exterior, and powertrain components.

After the examination, we’ll provide you with a detailed inspection sheet, outlining anything that should be serviced before your road trip. 

Don’t miss out on our Get Road Trip Ready Special. Schedule an appointment today or get in touch with the team at Skaha Ford in Penticton, BC. You can also check out our other service deals here.
car alignment service in bc canadaWhether you drive a sedan, compact car, crossover, SUV, or heavy duty truck, a misaligned suspension can lead to both minor and major repairs down the road. 

Save yourself some money and avoid an unexpected trip to the mechanic all together with our Alignment Check Special for just $69.95.

The experienced team at Skaha Ford can detect minute problems invisible to the naked eye. Our examination includes a thorough look at all of your vehicle’s suspension parts and tires. 

If necessary, we can adjust the camber, which is how much a tire tilts inwards or outwards from the car. We also calibrate the caster, which refers to a wheel’s forward or backward lean. Lastly, our team will, if needed, correct toe (how your car’s tires tilt from an aerial view).

Take advantage of our Alignment Check Special before it’s over. Schedule an appointment today or learn more about the other car maintenance specials we're offering.
ford f-150 wheel replacement in bc canadaAre you wondering if your Ford F-150 needs new wheels?  Crossing paths with a particularly deep pothole, rubbing against curbs, and traversing road salts can all cause damage to rims. 

Here are other signs that may indicate that your wheels should be replaced:

- Tires don’t hold air

- Steering wheel vibration

- Drift or pull in one direction

- Uneven tire wear

Of course, you don’t need to wait a problem to have your wheels replaced. 

We’re happy to announce that Ford F-150 owners can save big with our current Four-Wheel Special

Take the wheels home with you or have one of our staff install them on site, guaranteeing unbeatable performance and stability. Whether your vehicle is brand new or has served as your reliable truck for more than a decade, we have a bargain for you.

Contact our team today to learn more about this special or schedule an appointment for any of our available car services.
multipoint inspection special in bc canadaAt Skaha Ford, we aim to deliver exceptional service to all of our customers, regardless of budget. That’s why we’re currently offering our Get Road Trip Ready Special for just $99.85. This multi-point inspection takes a look at every component of your vehicle - be it a truck, car, SUV, crossover, or hatchback - including its underside.
So many vital parts rest beneath your vehicle and can be easily exposed to the elements, which can be notoriously extreme in British Columbia. That’s why our check-up covers everything from fuel lines to the exhaust system. 
We’ll also take a look at shock absorbers, suspension, and steering components, to ensure that you’re ready for wherever the road leads you. After completing the extensive exam, we’ll provide you with a detailed inspection sheet outlining any maintenance or repairs your vehicle may require. 
Take advantage of our Get Road Trip Ready Special for $99.95, before it’s too late. Schedule an appointment online or contact our team directly.
wheel alignment service in bc canadaIf the wheels on your car are misaligned it can reduce tire life by thousands of miles or create more serious problems. While there isn’t a “check wheel” warning light in your vehicle, there are telltale signs to look for. 

Squealing tires and uneven wear are indicators that your ride should be realigned. A crooked steering wheel and a weighted pull to the left or right are also red flags that it’s time to visit a mechanic.

Of course, it’s better to avoid the problem before it starts. Luckily, at Skaha Ford, we’re currently offering our Alignment Check Special for just $69.99.

Through a thorough examination of your vehicle’s tires, suspension, and other parts, our expert team will identify any possible issues and help set up a maintenance plan that works for you.

Schedule an appointment today, before this deal ends and check out our other car services.
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