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Category Archives: Automobile Repair

Can You Drive with a Power Steering Leak?

We want our customers to be as knowledgeable about how their cars work as we are, so they can stay safe on the road and enjoy their driving experiences. Many customers try to drive while their car experiences problems, such as a power steering leak. Problems with your power steering fluid can negatively affect your […]

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When to Replace Your Timing Belt

Fred Beans has served customers of Philadelphia, Doylestown, Fleming, and Mechanicsburg for decades. In that time, we have perfected our servicing, providing all the repairs and replacements your car might need. Many customers come to us with questions about when to repair or replace certain parts of their cars, and we are eager to help. […]

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Symptoms of Bad Spark Plugs

Your vehicle is made up of thousands of important parts. One of the most important is the spark plugs which allow the engine to power your vehicle. When your spark plugs go bad, you won’t be able to stay on schedule when going about your day in Philadelphia, Doylestown, or Mechanicsburg. Schedule Service Luckily, spotting […]

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Why is My Steering Wheel Shaking?

Of the problems your car might have, a shaking steering wheel is probably the most frightening. If your steering wheel is shaking and you do not know why, it can be tempting to stop driving your car altogether. Schedule Service Fred Beans has served customers in or near Philadelphia, Doylestown, Fleming and Mechanicsburg for years. […]

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What is Checked in a Car Inspection?

Your state inspection involves many different systems and components on your vehicle that affect its safety, which is why it’s important to have your car inspection performed at a qualified, licensed service center, like Fred Beans.

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How to Restore Foggy Headlights

Your headlights are a vital part of your vehicle’s safety, especially in low-visibility situations like foggy days or late nights. In order to work properly, your headlights need to be clean and clear, not just bright. A little bit of fogginess on the headlight lenses is enough to limit your visibility and put you at […]

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Window Tinting Laws in Pennsylvania

So, you want to tint your vehicle’s windows, but you want to follow specific window tinting laws in Pennsylvania. The state-enacted window tinting laws went into effect in 1999, but there are very specific requirements that separate legal window tinting and illegal window tinting, which are vital to know. Schedule Service At Fred Beans, we […]

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Synthetic vs Conventional Motor Oil

Many drivers don’t know that there is more than one kind of motor oil on the market. When it comes to choosing which kind of oil is best for your car, you’ll need to be sure you have all the information needed to make the right choice. There are many different brands, viscosities, and grades […]

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Can You Drive with a Nail in Your Tire?

It can happen to just about anyone at any time. You’re driving along the streets of Philadelphia, in the Doylestown or Mechanicsburg areas, or on the back roads of Flemington, and you notice that you’ve got a nail in your tire. Your first thought is that you need to put the spare on and you’re […]

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