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The Importance of Vehicle Service for Your Volvo

People tend to underestimate how important it is to have your vehicle repaired and routinely serviced. Many expensive repairs and breaking down on the road can be attributed to neglect of service. When you notice something is amiss with your vehicle, you should immediately contact our service center in Tampa for attention. We can save you a lot of money long term by having a small issue fixed now. Not to mention, we can help prevent problems before they even occur by taking care of some minor routine maintenance jobs.

 

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Why Should You Carry a Roadside Emergency Kit?

Emergencies do not wait for a good time to hit. When disaster strikes it is incredibly important that you be prepared. Any emergency can be made 10 times worse when you are in your vehicle- far from home, often in areas, you do not recognize, in this situation it is imperative that you get all the help you need. A good roadside emergency kit will help with that.

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Failing Fuel Pump: Keep an Eye Out for These Warning Signs

When it comes to your car’s combustion system, minor issues can become major problems in the blink of an eye. A damaged fuel pump is going to wreak havoc on your gas mileage and potentially damage your engine block. Those are just a few of the reasons why you must keep an eye out for any early warning signs that your fuel pump could be nearing the end of its service life.

Your vehicle’s fuel pump gets gasoline from the tank to the engine, and you will probably notice power or efficiency problems if it ever becomes damaged…

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Why is it Important to Have Your Vehicle's Air Filters Changed?

If you keep your car maintained with routine services, it will help your vehicle run smoothly. One way that you can keep it in good shape is by having the vehicle's air filters changed. To find out more about why it is important to keep your air filters changed on a scheduled basis, read further.

You vehicle's cabin air filter needs to be replaced on a routine basis to keep mold spores, pollen, and dust from entering the cabin. You should also be sure to have your engine air filter replaced regularly to keep it clear of dirt…

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Changing a Flat Tire

As one of the most common causes of vehicle breakdown, a flat tire is a minor problem that can sometimes cause major aggravation. It's also one of the easiest do-it-yourself car fixes.

If possible, move your vehicle to a safe and level location. Make sure your parking brake is engaged, and place rocks behind the wheels for added security. Your spare tire and jack should be located in the trunk of your car and may come with an instruction manual. Loosen the lug nuts with a wrench slightly before lifting your car with the jack. 

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Is Your Exhaust Leaking? Signs You Can't Ignore

If you've been dealing with a leaky exhaust, you might not even know it! Many adults have problems related to their vehicle, but aren't sure what the signs and symptoms are. This can be dangerous. Make sure you understand the signs and symptoms of an exhaust leak so you're able to address these problems head-on. 

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