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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Top 10 Gift Ideas for Drivers

Need a gift for someone you care about? Give them something they can actually use: worry-free car maintenance!500 × 333
Gift certificates for Bill Colwell Ford and the Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center are perfect for everything from normal vehicle maintenance to special goodies, like:
  • oil changes
  • detail services
  • vehicle accessories (installation or carry-out) 
  • and more!
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FordPass™ Rewards Visa: Why Get It?

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Choosing a new credit card is, in a lot of ways, a lot like buying a new car. Different credit services offer different types of perks for their members, and trying to decide which card has the most ideal parks can feel like a lot of work—until and unless you consider the FordPass™ Rewards Visa, which just might be the perfect credit card for Ford users since its benefits multiply for everything from new Ford vehicle purchases to service expenses.

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How to Install Ford SYNC® Updates to Your Vehicle

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One of the most enjoyable features of any new Ford model is the SYNC® infotainment system, which uses wireless Bluetooth® technology to transfer information between your vehicle and your phone. It makes driving a whole lot easier and a whole lot more enjoyable, but as with all software, it does occasionally require an update installation. Thankfully, Hudson Ford owners can manage these updates easily by following a few simple steps.

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How to Re-Program Your Keyless Entry Keypad

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One of the most famous and most beloved features of Ford vehicles is the SecuriCode™ keyless entry, which allows drivers to access their vehicles by punching in a code on the driver-side door. This has been a feature of Ford vehicles for years, but a time may come when a Bill Colwell Ford customer may want to change the five-digit security code that came with the vehicle. Doing so is much easier than you may imagine.

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Bill Colwell Ford "Fills a 50" for Iowa Storm Help

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In response to the derecho that caused extensive damage across Iowa in August 2020, Bill Colwell Ford hosted the Fill a 50 event. During the month of September, they collected items on behalf of Iowa Storm help to distribute to people who need assistance during storm recovery efforts. Iowa Storm Help is a grassroots community group...

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How to Pair Your Phone with Ford SYNC

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If your new Ford vehicle purchase is the first time you’ve ever owned a vehicle equipped with Ford SYNC®, you’re likely excited to use the infotainment features that come when you pair your smartphone with your vehicle. In fact, your Ford dealer likely made the Ford SYNC® infotainment system a major selling point in helping you fall in love with the vehicle, so how does one get started? Here’s a step-by-step guide.

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Bill Colwell Ford Voted Best of the Best in the Cedar Valley 2020

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Bill Colwell Ford, located in Hudson, wants to thank all their loyal customers for voting their dealership the Cedar Valley’s No. 1 overall dealership to do business with year after year. And they’re extremely honored to be recognized as the Best of the Best in Oil Change Service (Quick Lane), and Automotive Salesperson with Ernie Doeden. They also want to recognize Jordan Myers and Braden Rogers as honorable mentions in the Automotive Salesperson category, and Quick Lane as honorable mention for brake service.

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