How to Care for Your Ford Vehicle’s Tires

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Ford tires can be the sort of thing that drivers in and around Hudson, IA take for granted, but the quality and condition of those tires have a lot to do with the safety one can enjoy when behind the wheel of a Ford vehicle. That’s why it’s so important to take good care of those tires, and here at Bill Colwell Ford, we’d like to offer the following advice to help make sure that’s exactly what happens with you and your Ford truck, SUV, or car.

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2020 Salesperson of the Year: Ernie Doeden

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Ernie Doeden has been named Salesperson of the Year for 2020 at Bill Colwell Ford. This award is given to top sellers who maintain high scores in customer satisfaction.

Ernie Doeden has been part of Bill Colwell Ford for 26 years. Of his 19 years as a Sales Representative, he has been Salesperson of the Year 13 times. He also was selected as...

 

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Devin Schafer, Ford ASSET Program

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Bill Colwell Ford is proud to recognize Devin Schafer for completing the Ford Automotive Student Service Educational Training (ASSET) program through Des Moines Area Community College. Devin has been working in our Ford Service Department since 2018, first as a Ford ASSET Student Technician, and now as an automotive technician.

The ASSET program includes...

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Tips to Effectively Clean Your Ford Vehicle

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Everyone wants a clean car, but according to one study, only 32% of people actually clean out the inside of their vehicle at least once per year. Here at Bill Colwell Ford, we preach the value of car care, and that means doing everything you can to keep your Ford vehicle in good condition. Knowing that, we’ve put together this checklist of things Hudson Ford owners should do to clean the interiors of their Ford cars, trucks, or SUVs.

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How to Jump Start a Ford Vehicle’s Battery

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No one ever wants to find themselves stranded on the side of the road with a dead battery, but thankfully jump-starting that battery can get a vehicle up and running long enough to find its way to Bill Colwell Ford for battery service and/or replacement. How does one perform a successful and safe jumpstart? Let’s have a look to make sure you’re prepared for such a situation should it ever arise.

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Improving Your Ford Windshield Wiper Performance

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All things considered, having a windshield wiper or two replaced is one of the more affordable items we can help with at the Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center located at Bill Colwell Ford, but that doesn’t mean drivers are interested in purchasing new ones every two weeks. There are some things drivers can do to keep their wipers healthy and make the most of their performance, and we’d like to spell them out for our Hudson Ford drivers:

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Do I Need My Brakes Checked?

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When it comes to automotive safety features, most drivers in and around Hudson, IA likely think of things like seat belts or airbags, but brakes are perhaps the most important safety feature of all. Imagine what it would feel like to need your brakes to work, only to have them quit on you and cause an accident. Nobody wants that, but keeping your vehicle in working condition requires an occasional brake check at Bill Colwell Ford, including brake pad (and possibly rotor) replacements when necessary.

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Does My Ford Vehicle Need a New Cabin Air Filter?

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Here in Hudson, IA, we love the time of year when we can roll down the windows or drop the top on our Ford vehicles and enjoy the fresh air, but for those seasons in which the windows must remain up, we still need to make sure that we’re keeping the air in our cars, trucks, and SUVs free of contaminants by changing out the air cabin filter when recommended. Obviously, our Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center at Bill Colwell Ford can help with this, but it’s important to know when that air filter needs a change.

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