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FordPass Rewards Are Finally Here!

Free yourself with the FordPass App

 
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This Independence Day between cookouts and fireworks be sure to download the FordPass app and enjoy the freedoms that come with it. Between complimentary maintenance, 24/7 roadside assistance, connectivity, and rewards, you will feel the capabilities instantly.

FordPass Rewards allows you to earn points that can be put towards complimentary maintenance when you buy or lease a new Ford or you can save them for future services, Ford accessories, or purchasing your next vehicle!
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The Basics of Servicing Your Differential

Checking or changing the lubrication oil in your differential is actually easy if you drive a light truck. Even though it sounds easy to do, this procedure will help you avoid differential problems when on the road, so don’t take it for granted.

Now, if your wheels were to rotate at the same speed, your car would jump-skitter, because the outer side of the tire is faster than the inside. To balance this phenomenon, the differential is made in three different types, including torque-vectoring, limited-slip, and open versions.

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Keep Your Car from Overheating

If you’ve found coolant in a puddle underneath your vehicle, you may have a leak in your cooling system. Keeping your cooling system and radiator working is an easy way to keep your engine running smoothly.

A hot engine can damage critical components. The cooling system keeps the engine cool by moving coolant through the hot components. The radiator takes the heat and sends it to the outside air. If coolant levels are low or the cooling system isn’t working properly, the engine will overheat.

Coolant leaks are easily found by service people during routine maintenance, so following…

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2017 Ford Focus RS is a Hatch Cut from a Different Cloth

When it comes to the hot hatchback class, we here at Sheehy Ford of Richmond feel like there's Ford's -- the 2017 Focus RS -- and then there's, well ... everything else. That is to say, it lives in a lane that's all its own.

Wondering what we're getting at here?

Then, gain some insight from AutoGuide.com Road Test Editor Dan Ilika; his critique of the Focus RS is as follows:

An engine that in many ways defies its diminutive dimensions, the Focus RS's turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder most certainly brings the noise.

Pairing with a…

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Sheehy Auto Stores' Annual Fall Food Drive


At Sheehy Ford of Richmond we greatly value our loyal customers and community. We love giving back to our community which is why we are thrilled to announce our annual Fall Harvest Food Drive has begun! From now until November 10th you can stop by our store and donate any non-perishable foods or canned goods! We are located at 10601 Midlothian Turnpike Richmond, VA 23235 and hope to see you soon! 

  
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5 Reasons an SUV is right for Richmond drivers

Let’s face it, a sedan falls short when it comes to the needs of drivers with more than three passengers. A road trip should be a pleasant experience and not feel like an uncomfortable chore for anyone. Here are five pros SUVs have for you, your passengers, and car owners in general:

 
 

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

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carwow Gets a Taste of Tenacious 2017 Ford Mustang

Are you shopping the sports car class for your next daily driver? If so, we here at Sheehy Ford of Richmond have a funny feeling you'll find a great deal to dig about ours, the 2017 Mustang.

"Such as what?" you wonder.

Check the clip below to find out; carwow pundit Mat Watson is here to deliver the necessary details:

The Mustang's mid-level engine -- a turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder -- is quite possibly the best of the bunch.

Available with your pick of a six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic with paddle shifters, this turbo-four makes a meaty…

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Sheehy Ford of Richmond Wins the Ford President’s Award!


Sheehy Ford of Richmond is a Ford President’s Award Winner
 

At Sheehy Ford of Richmond, our customers are our highest priority. We are always working around the clock to ensure that we exceed our customer expectations and needs. We pride ourselves on our ability to put a smile on all our customers’ faces and keys in their hands. So, we are thrilled to announce that we received the Ford President’s Award!

Every year…
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CNET's Roadshow Previews the New 2018 Ford F-150: Still More Power

The Ford F-150 continues to get better and better, notes CNET's Roadshow in a new review. The 2018 edition of the iconic best-selling truck will be arriving in showrooms soon, and its upgraded engine options give it both a best-in-class tow rating and payload rating, as well as improved fuel economy.

The 2018 Ford F-150 also features new driver assist and communication technology, from adaptive cruise control that works in stop-and-go traffic to automatic emergency braking to an onboard 4G WiFi hotspot that can keep up to 10 devices connected to the Internet...

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What Were Your Great-Grandparents Listening to When Each of These Ford Trucks Were Made?

This month, Ford is celebrating 100 years of making tough, dependable trucks. We wanted to share some of the most groundbreaking models Ford Motor Company released through the years, but what is a timeline without a little music?

What were your great-grandparents listening to when they brought the Model TT back to the farm?

Ford's first-ever pickup was released in 1917, toward the end of the First World War. Famous composer Irving Berlin had been drafted, and would...

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