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Vehicle Flushing Tips

This week we took a few minutes to talk to our service tech expert Barry Beard at our Truck City Ford location. He’s the best at quick but handy tips, and this week he gave our viewers some advice on vehicle flushing! This pro makes working under the hood look like a breeze. Take a look, y’all! What to flush: Transmission Flush – Recommended every 30,000 miles. This is to keep the fluid clean and to keep all the detergents/oil. 2.    Brake Fluid- Brake fluid breaks down every two years, and/or 30,000 miles. It begins to naturally take on water. Brake fluid does attract moisture, so it’s very important to make sure you’re keeping it clean. 3. Coolant– Coolant breaks down, especially when you have a vehicle that tows often. You’ll also want to flush your coolant system roughly every 30,000 miles. There are some higher-grade coolants that will claim to work for over 100k miles, but this is not recommended by Ford. 4. Fuel injection service– You can’t see it as easily as the rest, but it is there! This …

Employee Highlights: Barry Beard

Congrats to Mr. Barry Beard, our current employee of the month at our Truck City Ford location! Watching Barry for only a few minutes, it becomes obvious that he loves both his job and the customers that he works with. His customers love him right back, and he has thus become Ford famous in Buda, Texas for his awesome service skills. We took a few minutes to interview Barry to learn even more about The Beard himself. What is your favorite part about working at Truck City Ford? : The great customers! We have such a great customer base, they turn into family and friends. What have your learned working at TCF? : I’ve learned to believe in myself. If you put your mind to something you can achieve anything. I also had one boss tell me “Build your company inside of this company, and you’ll be successful.” What are your hobbies outside of work?: I don’t have hobbies, I have kids. *Laughs* I have four kids. 13, 7, 4 and 2. (That’ll keep you busy!) I also like …