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New year, new job! We’re hiring technicians!


ATTENTION All Mechanics and Technicians! Looking for a new job in the new year? We’re hiring now!

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Whether you have very little experience or a lifetime of experience working as a technician we’d love to have you join our team! We’re looking for dedicated men and women who have an interest in learning and growing their skill set.

Depending on your skill level your responsibilities will differ but ultimately everyone is responsible for
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Basic Types of Truck Bed Liners

If you do not have some type of bed liner in your truck, the truck bed can be badly scratched when you are hauling material. These scratches can lead to rusting. You can use a piece of plywood or rug material to line the bed, but there are more permanent solutions available.

A drop in bed liner will cover the entire bed of your pick up. These liners make it easy for you to slide items along the bed of the truck. They are more prone to damage than are spray-in liners. Spray-in liners are completely permanent, and they provide…

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The Last Thing You Need: Tire Blowouts

Tire blowouts are awfully frightening. They're not at all unusual in the summertime, either. If you live in fear of the potential of tire blowouts, you can break out of that today. That's because you can do things that can stop tire blowouts from disrupting your safety and convenience.

Strong tire upkeep methods can be wonderful for people who want to feel 100 percent safe. Stay on top of the pressure of your tires. Closely supervise this pressure. It's important to focus on appropriate tire inflation techniques, too. 

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Understanding the Mechanisms Behind Car Brake Pads

Brakes are one of the essential parts of any vehicle, able to bring a speeding car to a halt over a relatively short distance. But what actually happens between your foot pressing on the brake pedal and the actual wheels stopping? Brake pads play an essential role in that process, and we can break down a critical mechanism happening every time you press on the brake.

When you begin to brake, your foot's pressure translates into a piston-lever setup. This piston pushes into a tube filled with hydraulic fluid, which then gets pushed toward the other end at speed…

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Is it Time for a Tire Rotation?

The tires on your car should be rotated to keep your tires from wearing out too early. Here at Sheehy Ford of Springfield, we can rotate your tires when you come in for a routine oil change as part of your maintenance. If your car is pulling one way or another when you drive, you may need an alignment along with a tire rotation.

When you take the time to get regular tire rotations, your tires are going to last longer. Tires wear differently depending on where they are on your vehicle. A slight bump can push everything out of…

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Indications that your tire tread is worn out

On most occasions, we tend to turn a blind eye to the care of our tires. Improved tire care would lead to improved handling of our vehicles and better use of fuel. It is of importance that we regularly check the condition of our tires for improved car performance. We can check the status of our tires in the following ways:

  • If your tires look worn out, then they are worn out. You therefore need to replace them.
  • When unsure of whether your tire treads are worn out, you can perform a penny test. Here you will need to insert…
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Schedule a routine oil change today

Car servicing is a duty for every car owner. Whether you do it yourself or let an expert here at Sheehy Ford of Springfield take care of it, it is mandatory. There are various areas that a car will require servicing. One crucial aspect of car servicing and maintenance oil change. As it may seem as a simple task if not done in the right way and at the right time, there is a risk that one could end up with a damaged car engine.

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It becomes necessary for oil changes to be done regularly and by experts who understand…

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Sheehy Ford of Springfield’s Brand New Commercial Vehicle Center

 
Come check out our brand new Commercial Vehicle Center!

At Sheehy Ford of Springfield, we want to make your commercial vehicle shopping and upfitting process as easy as possible! Our brand new Commercial Vehicle Center is fully equipped with the newest and best commercial vehicles and our highly qualified Master Certified Commercial Specialists and Certified Technicians are here to help you with all your commercial vehicle needs. Our wide selection of commercial vehicles includes liftgates…
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How a tire rotation affects front-wheel drive vehicles

Most passenger cars and SUVs made today are front-wheel drive. Having the drive wheels up front places greater strain on the front tires than the rear. Your front tires will also wear evenly due to their alignment. Here's how this can be alleviated by a tire rotation.

By having the drive wheels up front, pulling the vehicle, your front tires wear more quickly and are more susceptible to alignment related uneven wear. A tire rotation changes the positions of the tires on the car, making sure each tire wears evenly. It's like high school volleyball; everyone rotates through…
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Cranking Amps On Your Battery Are Important

It is always important to remember how difficult it is to be stranded somewhere because your car won't start. Everyone has probably been there. It wastes time, and sometimes money. Not to mention, it usually makes you late to an event you committed to, maybe work, or school.

Regardless of how the last time was when you were stranded because your battery was low and your car wouldn't start, it's important to check your battery to ensure it is up to speed on it's duties, primary of starting your car every day! A battery needs to…
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