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Stop Guessing

So that dreaded yellow neon light is on again on your dashboard telling you something is not right with your car. Do not ignore this light it has a purpose for lighting up. The check engine light notifies you when something is wrong with your car that will affect engine performance. There could be something as simple as a sensor, but on the other hand it could be something terribly wrong that could be a safety hazard.
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Breath Easy with the CleanZone System

If you’re in traffic, and you have your air conditioner on, you’re probably breathing the exhaust of the guy in front of you. He’s probably breathing the exhaust of the guy in front of him, and he’s probably breathing in the exhaust of the guy in front of him. That’s hardly ideal. Fortunately, Volvo’s CleanZone Interior Package (CZIP) helps keep your air (and your lungs) clean.

 

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Should You Change Your Motor Oil Every 3,000 Miles?

The standard rule for conventional oil changes has been 3,000 miles or so. But, synthetic oils might have changed everything. Synthetic oils have detergents, which can clean out the sludge while you drive. Can you wait for an oil change until 7,000 miles?
The best solution to extending the life of your automobile is to adhere closely to the "Owner's Manual." Some high-performance turbo models are suggesting that you only use synthetic oil in them. Most modern car manuals are likely to discuss the oil change.
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Vehicle Maintenance Schedule

After making a vehicle purchase, there are many things that you have to consider in order to protect your investment. One of the most important things that you should consider is implementing a vehicle maintenance schedule. Regular vehicle maintenance is often neglected, leading to many issues that are mostly preventable. Scheduled engine and transmission checks can help to foresee future failures before they impact you negatively.
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Save your car. Change your oil.

Changing the oil in your vehicle is one of the best ways to guarantee a long and healthy life for your car. The small amount it costs to have your oil change is more than made up by the fact that fewer visits to your mechanic will be needed.

There is a difference between synthetic and conventional oil. Conventional oil is designed to battle the four leading causes of engine breakdown. These are leaks, deposits, friction, and sludge. Synthetic oil does all the above, but still provides around 40% more anti-wear film.

 

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What happens when your car engine burns oil?

You might be driving down the road and notice the horrible smell of oil-burning. You can identify it by a waft of black-blue smoke emanating from a vehicle. Is this a serious problem? Will it ruin your engine? What are the causes of vehicle engines "burning oil?"

Unfortunately, "burning oil" might be caused by a number of different problems. There is a leak somewhere, it is a question of finding "where." Your motor oil might be mixing with your anti-freeze or gasoline and getting into the internal combustion engine. There, your pistons are burning up the oil, just as if…

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More Fuel Efficient Tips for Your Volvo!

We recognize that a fuel efficient drive is a great drive. That's why we shared some fuel efficient tips in our last post. Volvo Cars Charlotte would like to share some more ways that Charlotte drivers can get the most out of a tank of gas.

  1. Scheduling tip: If you have multiple errands on the docket, try to do them all in one trip. Your engine is the most efficient when it's warmed up. Don't let it cool down between trips.
  2. Following tip: Your engine uses more fuel every time you accelerate. When you follow someone closely…
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Fuel Efficient Tips for Your Volvo!

As you drive your Volvo around Charlotte, we know that fuel efficiency is something everybody thinks about. Who loves spending more money and time at the gas pump than you need to? Nobody. So Volvo Cars Charlotte would like to offer some tips for how to make your drive more fuel efficient.

  1. Packing tip: The weight of your car affects your efficiency. Extra weight from luggage means your engine needs to use more gas and power to get your rolling. Cut down on extras, and pack only what you need.
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Small City-Savvy Volvo Concepts Revealed

You love the Volvo brand because of its promise of safety. When zipping about busy Charlotte traffic, you may get several heart-palpitating reminders a day of why a safe vehicle is so important. Something as simple as automatic emergency braking with pedestrian and cyclist detection can be the difference between a near miss, and a hit.

You don't love how large and imperious Volvo models can be.

Where is the fun, chic, and…

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Equally at Home On the Town or in the Back Woods? Check Out the Volvo V90 Cross Country

Whether you are spending an elegant night out in downtown Charlotte, or you're heading out on a muddy backroad, the 2017 Volvo V90 Cross Country is the perfect ride for the occasion. It incorporates all of the sophistication, safety, and technology of the luxury Volvo 90 series, and adds:

  • Selectable Off-Road driving mode
  • All-Wheel Drive
  • Front skid plate
  • Hill Descent Control

City Safety with large animal detection is another feature that makes the V90 Cross Country uniquely suited to remote rural driving. In town, it can detect and help avoid collisions with cyclists, pedestrians, and...

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