Archive for the ‘Tips and Tricks’ Category

Trick or Treat Tips for a Safe and Happy Halloween!

Monday, October 15th, 2018
young girl and children in group in costume trick-or-treating

Halloween is almost here! It’s the night that everyone gets to go out from door-to-door and get some free candy! If you and your family are planning on a night of trick-or-treating, make sure it’s a happy and safe night with these tips!  (more…)

How to stay safe in a parking lot after dark

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
Image of a parking garage with text reading staying safe in a parking lot over top

Tips for making sure that you are safe in a parking lot 

Everyone knows that they need to pay attention and stay alert while they are driving on the road. What most people don’t realize is that it is also important to pay attention when they are walking to and from their vehicle in a parking lot or a garage. When you’re in a parking lot, you know to pay attention to the vehicles around you, but you might not know to pay attention to make sure that you avoid muggers and other dangerous individuals. (more…)

How to check your oil

Friday, April 6th, 2018
Hands of a mechanic checking for engine oil on a car in a garage

How do you check the oil in a Ford vehicle? 

Taking care of your vehicle is a very important aspect of vehicle ownership. When you buy a new car, you have to do everything you can to protect your investment. For most people, that means making sure that you’re checking fluid levels consistently. One of the most important aspects to check on your vehicle is the oil level. If your vehicle is low on oil, you’ll need to add some.   (more…)

Pair your device to your Ford infotainment system

Thursday, January 4th, 2018

How to connect a phone to Ford SYNC 3

Staying connected while on the roads is a key concern for many drivers. Most modern vehicle infotainment systems will allow drivers or passengers to pair their phones directly to their cars. Ford’s SYNC 3 is one of the leading infotainment systems. Follow these steps to learn how to connect a phone to Ford SYNC 3. (more…)

Where to Watch the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse near Savannah GA

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
Eclipse - How to Safely Watch A Solar Eclipse in Hardeeville SC

How to Safely Watch A Solar Eclipse in Hardeeville SC

The 2017 total solar eclipse is almost here, and the whole world is very excited for it! The next time a total eclipse will be visible in North America after this is 2024, so this really is a rare opportunity. Even better, Hardeeville isn’t too far from the path of the total eclipse, which means you don’t have to travel too far to witness the best part of the event – the total eclipse. So, if you’re planning on watching this spectacle, be sure that you know how to safely watch a solar eclipse in Hardeeville, SC. (more…)

Mother’s Day options to make you the favorite for the rest of the year

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
best places for Mother's Day Brunch in Savannah, GA

Best places to go for Mother’s Day brunch near Savannah, GA

With Mother’s Day coming in just a few days, there is still time to plan a perfect day for one of the most important people in your life. O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln has put together a list of the best places to go for Mother’s Day brunch near Savannah, GA. Since we are a little late in the game, you will want to call ahead to make sure that the restaurant has open space for you and mom. The city of Savannah has a wonderfully eclectic roster of restaurants, bistros and other eateries that are sure to hit this spot. Hopefully one of these is a spot Mom will love on her special day. (more…)

Find simple fixes for pairing your phone to Ford Sync systems

Friday, April 21st, 2017
Troubleshooting solutions for connecting Bluetooth to Ford Sync

Information troubleshooting Ford Bluetooth connections

Being able to remain connected to the world outside of our vehicles is an important element of our daily lives. Obviously using a cell phone while driving is not only dangerous but illegal in many locales. Automakers like Ford have helped people solve this problem by providing Bluetooth connectivity options built into the infotainment system. As reliable as these features are, sometimes glitches occur and people needs some help troubleshooting Ford Bluetooth connections. The service department at O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln has put together some ways to restart, reboot or otherwise ensure your phone connects to the Ford Sync infotainment system like it’s supposed to. (more…)

O.C. Welch Ford helps buyers get the most from Sync 3 system

Friday, April 7th, 2017
Connecting smartphones to Ford Sync 3 technology

Connecting Android or iPhones to Ford Sync 3 information

The available technology in Ford vehicles is quickly becoming the class of the domestic automotive industry. Leading way for properly equipped vehicles is the innovated and advanced Ford Sync 3 infotainment system. Among the top features that will provide the most use for future owners will be the ability to pair the infotainment system with certain applications from the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto suites. Pairing a compatible iPhone or Android device to the Sync 3 system is very simple matter of connecting a factory-approved chord into the USB port and following the on-screen instructions. An O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln representative can also assist in solving any issues along the way. (more…)

Where can we eat 2017 Easter brunch near Savannah, GA?

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
2017 Easter Brunch information near Savannah, GA

Best place to eat 2017 Easter brunch near Savannah, GA

Going out for Easter Brunch is a great way to spend some quality time with family and friends, while at the same time being incredibly convenient. The city of Savannah and the surrounding area are filled with great places to eat. If you are searching for the best place to eat 2017 Easter brunch near Savannah, GA, the staff at O.C. Welch Ford Lincoln has some suggestions. This eclectic list is filled with some of our favorite places. Hopefully one of them will work for you and your family. Spaces are likely filling up fast. Be sure to make a reservation as soon as possible. (more…)

What is the Ford Pass app and what does it do?

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
What can I do with the Ford Pass App?

Ford Pass application functions and features

The Ford Pass application available for Ford vehicle owners using Apple or Android phones is quickly closing the gap between mobile devices and automotive software. Using the Ford Pass app is built to help a Ford owner navigate their day, as well as their automotive needs, in a more efficient and secure manner. So, what is the Ford Pass application? In short, the Ford Pass app is a one-stop shop for anything a person could conceivably need to know about their Ford vehicle. Just about any app can open and lock doors (Ford Pass does this, too), but now owners can find parking spots, diagnose problems and even make payments. (more…)