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Drive a Vehicle That Looks Good and Makes You Feel Comfortable, like the 2019 Volvo S60 R-Design

There are many reasons that you should choose the 2019 Volvo S60 R-Design from our lot at Volvo Cars Tampa. One of the things you will notice about the Volvo S60 R-Design when you first look at it is the appearance of the vehicle. The exterior of the vehicle is expertly designed with Swedish sensibility.

A large factor in the design of the vehicle is the material that it is made of. The vehicle has a black metal mesh grille that is a great complement to the overall outer appearance of the S60 R-Design. This helps the vehicle look very…

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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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Choosing a Car Seat

We here at Volvo Cars Tampa were happy to help you find a safe vehicle that you can use for all of your family's needs. Now that you have purchased your new vehicle we want to make sure that you know all about picking out a safe car seat. Let's take a look at some of your options:

An infant carrier is used for newborns and usually can be used until the child is about 25 pounds. Different seats have different limits. The seat should be installed rear facing.

A convertible seat is used rear facing at first…
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Choosing Your Teen's First Car

The time to recognize that your teen is finally going to be on those busy roads without you has arrived. make their drive safer by choosing a car based on these tips.

Look for a car that has a low horsepower, they don't need to get a muscle car. The reason being is your child should be focused on getting to where they need to go safely, not as fast as they possibly can.

If you want to know which are the safest cars on the road, look at the rating system provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety…
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Know Your Oil and What Everything Stands For

Motor oil is a fun topic to learn about. The most fun that comes with learning is dispelling the myths. Among the many myths about the motor oil is what the "W" stands for on the package.

While a lot of people think that the "W" stands for "weight", it actually stands for "winter", as in winter viscosity. The viscosity of the oil changes as the temperature changes. 

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How to Tell if Your Ignition Needs Service

If you are having problems starting your car, it could be many things, such as a faulty ignition. At Volvo Cars Tampa in Tampa, FL, we want you to keep your car in the best possible condition. If you notice any of the following signs, it could mean that your ignition needs service.

When the ignition isn't engaging with the engine flywheel, you may notice a whining noise when you try to crank your car.

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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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Why You Need 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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