Ford How to Videos

from Johnsons in Sutton Coldfield & Tamworth

Although our expert team of manufacturer-trained technicians are always on hand to assist with your vehicle maintenance needs, we also understand that you won’t always want to rely on us for fixing some of the smaller niggles, for this reason we’re pleased to bring you a selection of Ford how-to videos that will ensure you’re able to take the best care of your vehicle for yourself.

On this page you’ll be able to learn a number of helpful tips and tricks that will ensure your car operates at its best for as long as possible. For example we’ll teach how to check and top up the oil in your car, how to check and refill your washer fluid – something essential as the weather heads downhill and more dirt and spray appear on our roads.

As the dark nights draw in, it’s also important to ensure you have the best visibility possible while on the move – for this reason we also have some handy videos that show you easily how to check your lights, but also how to change your front and rear lights if necessary. To further help improve your visibility, we also have a video teaching you how to easily change your wiper blades, although these are commonly overlooked when taking care of your vehicle, they’re an essential part in ensuring you can see clearly at all times.

When it comes to looking after your alloys and tyres, we’ve put together a number of vehicles for you, these include: how to clean your alloys correctly, how to accurately check the thread on your tyres, how to check and change your pressure, and importantly how to use your Ford Tyre Inflation Kit.

Another video you won’t want to miss out on is how you can save fuel while you’re driving, in turn saving you money. What could be better?

Don’t worry if you have any further questions or get stuck, our team are here to help! Simply call us on 0844 264 5681 and a member of our team will be on hand to answer any questions you have. Alternatively you can always pop in to see us on Coleshill Road in Sutton Coldfield or in Tamworth where a member of our team will be able to assist you further.

Technologies & Features

How to change the sensitivity of your rain-sensing wipers

Whether you’re driving in a light shower or heavy rain, you can adjust the speed of your wipers to suit the conditions. Find out how to do it.

How to locate your towing eye

If you need to know how to find your towing eye and locate your recovery hook, look no further than this short video.

How to maximise space in your 5-seat C-MAX

​With C-MAX, you don’t have to be an origami expert to fold the seats. Or a champion weightlifter to remove them. In this video, you’ll see why.

How to stop car windows steaming up

If you want to remove condensation on the inside of your windows, watch this short video. In just a few minutes, everything will become perfectly clear.

How to adjust your driving position & steering wheel

Tall? Short? Medium sized? Find out how to adjust your driver’s seat and steering wheel so they’re perfectly suited to you.

How to deactivate your front passenger airbag

Baby on board? Carrying them in a rear facing child seat? Then learn how to turn off your front passenger airbag to help keep them safe.


How to use your Ford child locks

Want to stop your kids opening a rear door? After watching this short video, you’ll see why locking it is child’s play.


Vehicle Maintenance

How to open & close your bonnet correctly

There’s an art to opening and closing a bonnet the right way. And by the end of this short video, you’ll have learnt it.

How to check & top up your oil level

Checking your car’s oil level and topping it up. When you’ve watched this video, you’ll be able to do it standing on your head.

How to check and refill your washer fluid

Whatever drops, flops or plops onto your windscreen, you need washer fluid to clear it. Learn how to check you’ve always got enough.

How to change your front headlights

Q: How many Ford drivers does it take to change a lightbulb? A: One. And that’s you. Learn how to change a front light bulb like a professional.

How to change your wiper blades

In just a few minutes, you could become a replacement-wiper-blades-fitting-wizard. Learn how in this short video.

How to clean alloy wheels

You only need two things to keep your alloy wheels clean: the right cleaning products and a little bit of elbow grease. Discover how best to use them both.

How to check your tyre tread

Learn how to become an expert tyre tread checker with our handy video guide.

How to change your tyre pressure

Not quite sure how to inflate your tyres to the correct pressures? Watch this short video and, within minutes, you’ll know how to do it the proper way.

How to use your Ford Tyre Inflation Kit

If you’ve got a puncture, your tyre will need some first aid. That’s where your Ford Tyre Inflation Kit can come to the rescue. Learn how to use it.

How to save fuel

When you save fuel, you save money. So for some top, fuel saving tips, take a look at this short video.