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What You Need to Know About Ford Blind Spot System


Blind spot information system is designed to help in detecting when the vehicles have entered a blind spot area. BLIS system involves cross-traffic alerts and blind spot monitoring.

How it works

BLIS systems turn on upon the starting of the engine of your vehicle and begin driving. It remains on for as long as the transmission is in Drive or Neutral. BLIS deactivates when you shift in to reverse entering the Cross Traffic Alert Mode. BLIS does not provide any warning when using the turn signal and does not function when the car is in Park or Reverse mode.

 
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Driving the 2017 Ford F-150: America's Truck


The Ford -150 is Built Ford Tough®, this is a fact that cannot be overlooked by those who work hard. It is also the best light-duty truck on the road for fuel economy, high payload and tow ratings. This truck has become so impressive with its convenient features, great available comfort, and safety technology that its similarities to a luxury sedan are not a coincidence.

Imagine your work truck with features such as a remote keyless entry, a navigation system, a heated steering wheel, and backup camera. As if that wasn’t enough it has an advanced navigation system, lane…
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Don’t Forget to Inspect Your Tires Before Your Road Trip

Cars have a variety of crucial parts that allow the car to function correctly and efficiently. If one part fails, generally the whole car fails. One of the most critical parts of a car is the tires. These four wheels allow the car to get from point A to point B and without these four wheels, you are not going anywhere. That’s why we recommend you inspect all four tires before heading out on your holiday excursions.

A good list to make before a long road trip is to look over your tires for signs of deflation, any punctures…

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Upgrades to the Ford SYNC 3 Infotainment System

Are you looking for a car that exceeds your expectations regarding information and entertainment? Look no further, the Ford SYNC 3 infotainment system is your answer. It has new and improved features that make your day-to-day activities run smoothly. Below are some of the enhanced attributes that you will enjoy:

  • The touchscreen has been upgraded with a new user interface that has larger icons that make maneuvering easy.
  • The Ford SYNC infotainment system comes equipped with SIRIUS XM radio which ensures you're always connected.
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Brake Inspection is More Than Regular Vehicle Maintenance

Do you know that on-time brake inspection is more than a regular vehicle maintenance? Generally speaking, all auto manufacturers advise their customers to ensure that the brakes are functional before starting any journey. If you want to safeguard yourself and your family, you don’t have any other option than regular brake inspection.

If your vehicle has ABS braking system, you can easily identify any malfunction with the color of the brake dashboard light. When you see it glows in red or amber, it is a signal for a proper brake inspection by specialists. Also, if you hear any grinding…

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Say Hello to the Stylish, Substantive 2017 Ford Explorer

What do we here at Beaman Ford Inc. enjoy about the 2017 Explorer, our esteemed American automaker's full-size crossover?

Well, to be honest ... everything. We feel it's a winner from hood to trunk!

And we also believe that much is evident in the clip below. Tag along with the vehicular gurus at MotorWeek, as they try the Explorer on for size:

Clamber up the Explorer model range to its pinnacle and it's there you'll be met by the feature-rich Platinum.

Standard equipment on this trim include a 365-horsepower turbo-V6 engine, a panoramic sunroof, a parking assistance…

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Getting there is half the fun with the 2017 Ford Escape

When you hit the road for an unforgettable summer getaway, shouldn’t the journey there be half of the fun? We seem to think so here at Beaman Ford, and that's why we love offering the 2017 Ford Escape to our customers around the Dickson area.

 

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

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The Ford Escape is a crossover vehicle that brings a lot to the table. This model features a smooth, calming ride…

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Be Kind to Your Neighbors: Use the Mustang's "Quiet Start" Mode

We all make mistakes. We know, for instance, that you didn't mean to wake up the entire neighborhood by accidentally roaring your 2018 Ford Mustang's V8 engine at 6am. Happily, thanks to Ford, you never have to make that mistake again.What magic feature has Ford come up with? It's called Quiet Start. When it's active, the valves on your engine will stay closed, cutting down on the noise you make while driving. You can also use the Mustang's controls to set up time frames where Quiet Start will trigger automatically. Good manners don't…

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Enjoy a Special Summer Project with Genuine Ford Auto Parts from Beaman Ford Inc.

Summer is a perfect time for personal projects. With your free time, great weather and plenty of hobbies to look forward to, there aren't many better opportunities to address that special passion that you share. And this means that summer is an ideal moment for customizing your vehicle with a genuine Ford auto part or accessory here at Beaman Ford Inc.!

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What is a Blind Spot Information System?

Whether you drive a big Ford F-150, or a small Ford Focus, your vehicle has two blind spots on either side. They may change in size and shape depending on your vehicle, but they are always there—two areas you can't see from your mirrors.

When you learn to drive, you are taught to look over your shoulder to check your blind spot before changing lanes. Between that and your side mirrors, you should have all the blind-spot information you need, right?

Maybe not.

New drivers often forget to perform a shoulder-check before changing lanes. Experienced drivers can get…

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