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Soft Brake Pedal Issues

It can happen without warning to just about anyone: you’re driving around the roads of Philadelphia, whether it’s Doylestown, Flemington, or Mechanicsburg, and suddenly your brakes feel soft or spongy. Stopping isn’t as authoritative as you’re used to, and you might even not feel as in control of your vehicle as you’re accustomed to. Spongy […]

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When to Change Your Transmission Fluid

Keeping an eye on your transmission fluid levels is crucial to the health and longevity of your engine and transmission. Transmission fluid acts as coolant, hydraulic fluid, and lubricant so that all the moving parts inside your transmission are working smoothly and properly. Ignoring your transmission fluid levels can cause shifting and slipping issues, or as a […]

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Fred Beans 3-Day Used Car Sale

We at Fred Beans are thrilled to announce that our 3-Day Semi-Annual Used Car Sale is back again this year and coming up fast. We’re proud to offer this sale to our many customers across the state of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, so that they can get great deals on all our used cars. No […]

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Car Care Month

  October is car care month and we thought we’d put a few tips together to help you navigate some simple things you can do to help keep your car running well and get it ready for winter! Check your tires. Did you know that as the temperature drops outside the air pressure in your […]

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A message to our customers regarding the Volkswagen diesel findings

  To our valued customers, On September 18, 2015 Volkswagen received notice from the EPA informing them that some of their 2.0L diesel vehicles do not comply with applicable emissions standards and that VW sold these vehicles knowing this information in advance. The Fred Beans Volkswagen family was disappointed by Volkswagen’s actions.  We have been […]

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NHTSA keeps you informed of vehicle recalls

Have you heard rumors about the manufacture of your vehicle – from friends, social media sites or news stories – about problems, such as airbags, engine issues, steering, brakes or tires? And do you want to know what others are saying about the safety of your make and model – and if there have been […]

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