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Car Battery Testing is a Key Part of Maintenance

Your car’s battery is one of its most components. Your battery is a piece of equipment that you cannot start your vehicle without. Everything else in your car depends on having a reliable power source. Take away its battery, and your car becomes useless. Most batteries are built to last around six years. If you're reaching he end of that period or are experiencing issues, then you should bring your car in to be checked over.

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MotorWeek Marvels at Terrific 2017 Ford Explorer

Has the search for your next daily driver led you to the full-size SUV segment? Well, if so, we here at Fred Beans Ford of West Chester Inc. think you should make a point to give ours, the 2017 Explorer, a go.

Why's that, you ask?

Check the clip below to find out; here now with more on all things Explorer are the good folks at MotorWeek:

The Explorer's mid-level engine -- a turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder -- promises to be one of the more popular selections.

Available as an option on the Base and XLT models, the four-cylinder joins…

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How Ford Plans to Use Lights to Replace Hand Waving in Autonomous Cars

One question nobody seems to be asking about self-driving cars is, "What replaces the hand-wave?"

You know. When you're not sure whose turn it is to go at a stop sign, so the other driver waves you on. When you see a pedestrian waiting to cross the road, warily watching to make sure you're not going to run them over, so you wave to them.

Autonomous cars will need another way to communicate. We think installing robot hands on the steering wheel would be cool, but Ford has a far simpler plan.

  • Autonomous driving move is active: solid…
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The 2017 Ford F-150 Impresses Us, Drive after Drive

As the best-selling pickup truck in America, you can be sure that the 2017 Ford F-150 is absolutely worth your time and then some; the experts at Autotrader agree and, in the video below, you'll learn five reasons why they think you'll want it in your driveway. From its advanced aluminum-alloy body, to the choice of four engines, to its available SYNC 3 infotainment system for superior connectivity and entertainment on the go, monstrous towing and payload capabilities, and so much more, it might just be the vehicle of your dreams.

 

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2018 Ford Expedition: A Better Way to the Kids Happy on a Road Trip!

We recently wrote about a few tips to keep your kids settled and happy while you're far from home on a long road trip. There's one more tip that we missed, and it may be the most important of all.

Another word for a "trip" is an expedition, and the 2018 Ford Expedition is the ultimate SUV for a smooth road trip.

First, let's talk about space. There's one surefire way to get the kids arguing, and that's making them share close quarters for an extended period of time, or making one of them sit…

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Keep the Kids Happy on Road Trips with These Simple Tips

Family vacations are a great way for your kids to form happy memories but, if you're going to road trip to your destination, it brings up some complications; nobody likes sitting in a car for hours at a time, especially kids. So how do you keep them as happy as possible? Well, one experienced mom has some advice for us all.

Below, the mom in the video gives us several tips on how to prepare for a road trip properly; her kids even chime in from time to time with their opinions! Check it out, or read our written…

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Explore the Ford Focus Collection at Fred Beans Ford of West Chester

One reason the new Ford Focus is a popular choice among drivers is for the variety it offers. Available in a lineup of ten models, finding one that expresses your individuality and accommodates your lifestyle is a breeze! So visit us at Fred Beans Ford of West Chester to see which ones are now on sale.

 

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Your getaway is easier than ever with the Ford Escape

Has your summer already been passing you by far too quickly? Then why not slow down and plan an exciting getaway to a new destination with the 2017 Ford Escape? You can find the 2017 Escape right here at Fred Beans Ford of Westchester.

 

No matter where you go, the Intelligent 4WD in the #FordEscape will help you get there.

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The ultra-versatile Ford Escape will always get you to where you need to be safely and without a hitch. The Ford Escape offers

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Do your car a favor and give it a bath!

Next to your house, the purchase of your car is one of the biggest investments that you will be making. It is important that you keep your vehicle clean. A clean and shiny car can bring a smile to almost anyone’s face. Other than the physical aspect there are some reasons you should wash your car.

Bird excrement can rust out your car and cause it to develop light and darker colored spots.

Dirt that coagulates on the under-carriage of your vehicle may cause it to eventually not run as well as it should. Eventually, the dirt could cause…
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