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How do you Reset Ford SYNC

How to Reset Ford SYNC 

SYNC is by far one of the most significant technological advances that Ford has created in a while. There are times, however, when the system becomes overwhelmed and needs a fresh start to continue operating efficiently. Such is the reason for the Master Reset option. Here is a simple guide for overhauling SYNC in your Ford car or truck.

 

2017 Models or Newer

How To Reset:

  1. Turn on your smartphone's Bluetooth and wait for "SYNC" to appear.
  2. Select "SYNC" and delete it as an option for pairing.
  3. Go to your vehicle's infotainment system and select MENU options.
  4. Choose…
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What Does a Ford Extended Service Plan Cover?

Ford Extended Service 

If you want peace of mind after purchasing your new Ford, consider buying a Ford Extended Warranty plan along with your vehicle purchase. These service plans backed entirely by the manufacturer, take the risk out of owning a vehicle by covering a variety of repairs that can occur after your powertrain and bumper-to-bumper warranty periods end. When you buy a new car at Serramonte Ford, we'll give you the option of purchasing an extended warranty, the cost of which can be rolled into your monthly payments.

What is PowertrainCARE

Under this extended warranty plan, all major engine components, internal…

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2018 Ford F-150 Trim Levels Explained

2018 Ford F-150 LARIAT SuperCrew 

The 2018 Ford F-150 has earned the Truck of the Year Award from the experts at Motor Trend. Built Ford Tough, it has more best-in-class features and has achieved more best-in-class ratings. This review takes a look at what you can get from the seven trim levels.

Here’s a quick guide to the sizes. If you want the flexibility to choose any configuration, you want the XL or XLT. These offer both two rows cabs and are the only ones to offer a regular cab with either the 6.5-foot medium or 8-foot long bed. SuperCabs with the 6…

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Waze is Coming to Ford SYNC 3

Ford Sync 3 with Waze 

Although automotive technology, in general, has improved by leaps and bounds over the past few decades, few areas can compare with the improvements that have been made within in-car technology. Every new vehicle on the road today features a highly advanced navigation and infotainment system. Furthermore, most manufacturers take this level of connected technology one step further by enabling you to connect your smartphone or other mobile devices to your vehicle’s infotainment system in order to access an even wider range of apps and functions. Nonetheless, Ford is still set to break new ground after it recently announced a…

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How to Pair Your Phone with SYNC 3

Ford Sync 3

Revolutionizing the Drive with SYNC 3

For those who have always asked how we can integrate smartphone functionality into a car dashboard without endangering drivers on the road, Ford came up with the solution that we've all waited for: SYNC 3. This revolutionary piece of software is designed with seamless integration in mind. Bluetooth® connectivity now extends beyond simple phone calls and music controls with this perfect marriage of smartphone and automobile.

SYNC 3 is the latest iteration of the SYNC dashboard operating system that unifies your smartphone's many complex functions into the car system, allowing you to…

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The Brian Setzer Orchestra 14th Annual ‘Christmas Rocks!’ Tour

Brian Setzer Orchestra 14th Annual ‘Christmas Rocks!’ Tour 


The Warfield Theatre
982 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94102

Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017
Doors open at 7 p.m.
Show starts at 8 p.m.

Are you ready to take “rockin’ around the Christmas tree” to a whole new level? Brian Setzer and his 20-piece orchestra are back for another round of “Christmas Rocks!,” a holiday music spectacular like no other. For one night only, you and your family can dance and sing along to all of your seasonal favorites.

Whether you’re a fan of the Brian Setzer Orchestra during past tours or you’re looking for more…

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Have a Ghostly Good Time at ‘Boo at the Zoo’

kids in halloween costumes 


?From vampires and werewolves to ghosts and goblins, a variety of creepy creatures will be gathering at the San Francisco Zoo & Gardens during their annual “Boo at the Zoo” Halloween bash.

Taking place from Oct. 28-29 during regular zoo hours, this family-friendly event is the place to be for safe, festive fun in the San Francisco Bay Area. In fact, boys and ghouls of every age are sure to love the activities planned for the weekend.

For the kiddos, there will be several tricks and treats to enjoy, including, most importantly, trick-or-treating! They can also take a stroll through the…

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Popular Auto Vlogger Reviews 2018 Ford Fusion

2018 Fusion walkaround 


If you’re in the market for a new midsize sedan, we recommend you take a look at the 2018 Ford Fusion, available now at Serramonte Ford. Offering handsome styling, deluxe interior options and a long list of advanced driver assistance features, it’s a great option for Colma drivers of all lifestyles and budgets.

However, don’t just take our word for it! Click play on the video below to see what popular auto vlogger DoctaM3 has to say about the latest Fusion model.
 

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Can Self-Driving Cars Deliver Pizza? Ford and Domino’s Team up to Find Out!

Ford Fusion Hybrid Autonomous Research Vehicle 


The pizza car is here! While this phrase sounds silly now, it may soon become an essential part of the American lexicon thanks to Ford’s latest innovation. The automaker recently joined forces with Domino’s Pizza to research how autonomous driving technology could be used for pizza delivery.

“As we increase our understanding of the business opportunity for self-driving vehicles to support the movement of people and goods, we’re pleased to have Domino’s join us in this important part of the development process,” said Sherif Marakby, Ford vice president, Autonomous and Electric Vehicles. “As a company focused…

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Eat Real Festival Kicks off on Sept. 22

woman holding fresh veggies 


?Do you have plans this weekend? If not, we suggest checking out the Eat Real Festival in Oakland!

Taking over historic Jack London Square from Sept. 22-24, 2017, this popular annual event is essentially a state fair, food festival and block party all wrapped up into one. Here, Bay Area residents have the unique opportunity to learn more about where their food comes from and meet the chefs, farmers and producers who have a hand in making it.

While at the festival, attendees can snack on a variety of healthy street-food, purchase goods from food craft vendors and pick up…

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