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Why Changing Your Oil Every 3,000 Miles Isn't The Best Advice Anymore


Auto service advice changes over the years whether it's from your parents, friends or even a mechanic you've gotten to know, and in some cases, they may be leading you wrong. One such case includes changing your oil which you probably always heard you should do every 3,000 miles. But with today's vehicles, that's no longer the best advice.

Refer To Your Owners Manual And Not The 3000-Mile Axiom

If your owner's manual doesn't say to change oil every 3,000 miles and has a longer interval, you should adhere to the manual…
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Your Windshield Wiper Fluid: Blue Gold


It has happened to all of us at one point or another. We have all been driving around with a dirty windshield and found ourselves driving directly in the direction of the setting sun. All of a sudden without warning, all the bug guts and road dust on your windshield illuminate and make it extremely hard to see where you are going.

This is without a doubt a very hazardous situation. You don't want to be driving blind, especially in traffic. That is why it is so important to keep your windshield wiper fluid topped off at all times…
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Better Car Buying for The Rest of Us

You're probably aware that Volvo of San Antonio is well known for our outstanding customer care. What you might not know, is that it's now easier than ever before to get a new car. Whether you're drooling over your dream car, or, just browsing, we've got a great deal for you and a quick way to get you in the driver's seat.

A major concern for many of our customers isn't about finding the right car; it's about making it fit their budget. We certainly want happy and satisfied clients, so we've…

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Make the Right Choice and Buy Replacement Auto Parts at the Dealership

Buying parts for your vehicle should be easy, but too many people are getting these replacement parts at discount auto shops and wondering why they are going back time and time again to get it right. Stop by the dealership one time to get the parts you need the first time.

The parts you find at those independent parts stores tend to be cheaper for a reason; they are manufactured with inferior components that may or may not fit your vehicle perfectly. This means to spend less now but be back paying again and making the same repair in the…

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Driving with Food During the Holidays

Maybe you're famous in your family for your special Christmas cookies or your decadent macaroni and cheese. When you have to transport your holiday food, it's important to make sure everything is secure and good to go. If you're bringing something along, make sure you plan ahead to minimize disasters on the road.

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Importance of Knowing Warning Signals on Your Car’s Dashboard

When you are an experienced driver or have used your car for a while, you will note that the warning lights on your vehicle’s dashboard that universally communicate the need for attention with regards to maintenance. It is, therefore, necessary that you have in mind the solutions needed for different signals. At Volvo of San Antonio, we are concerned about the proper functioning of your car. Listed below are some of the solutions we recommend for common problems:

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Get the Best Service by Coming to Our Showroom

A dealership is the better option when it comes to repairs. They offer not only great service and trained professionals to work on your car, but you will always get the very best parts. They also have many parts on hand so you will not have to wait for them to be ordered in. As a result, our showroom at Volvo of San Antonio is able to be more stocked than a typical third-part mechanic.

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Does Your Volvo Need New Tires Before Winter?


It's almost November, and that means drivers in much of the U.S. are scrambling to swap their summer tires out for winter tires. Here in San Antonio, however, we don't get much snow. In fact, it rarely falls below freezing.

Does that mean you can ignore your tires?

Though you may be able to use the same set of summer or all-season tires year-round, that doesn't mean they don't need to be checked and replaced. Because you use only one set of tires for all 12 months of the year, and the pavement can reach…
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How to Remove Egg From Your Volvo After Halloween

Halloween is a fun holiday filled with spooky haunted houses, fun costumes, candy, and adventures for kids and grown-ups alike. There's just one downside: pranks.

Some San Antonio residents like to keep the "trick" in "trick-or-treat," and take to the streets after dark wielding toilet paper, shaving cream, and eggs. Though they seem like a harmless food item, anyone who has ever burned an egg onto the frying pan knows they're a pain to clean up—and you can't exactly scrub your Volvo with steel wool.

How can you safely remove egg from your Volvo?

  1. Rinse it…
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