Monthly Archives: April 2018

Signs That Indicate Your Volvo’s Transmission Is About to Fail

Signs That Indicate Your Volvo’s Transmission Is About to Fail

Car trouble is never a walk in the park—it always interferes with our day, week, month, or even year. It generally costs us time, money, effort, and energy that we can't get back; however, the cost of fixing car issues is usually a small price to pay for ensuring our safety on the road or protecting our financial investment. Transmission issues are especially troubling to Volvo drivers, as once problems worsen it can lead to one of the most expensive repairs, besides a total engine replacement. Recognizing the signs of transmission trouble early on is your best bet for avoiding more serious issues down the road. Transmission problems never get better on their own, and symptoms usually worsen a time goes on if they go unaddressed. Many drivers typically ignore car issues for an extended period of time, which can cause the othe ... read more

Why Does My Volvo Consume So Much Oil?

Why Does My Volvo Consume So Much Oil?

All cars require a consistent level of care in order to preserve their performance, reliability, and longevity. Part of ongoing vehicle care is maintaining engine oil levels and quality. Volvos are unique in the performance industry in that they offer comfort, convenience, and practicality, as well as being considered a luxury car. While Volvos are especially reliable vehicles that certainly deliver in performance and last a lifetime, they still encounter issues like every other vehicle. Oil maintenance is essential in order to keep your Volvo running properly, and if you notice that she's using too much oil, you should bring it to a Volvo specialist to diagnose the issue as soon as possible. Here's more information about what to look for and what to do when your Volvo seems to be losing oil. What Could Be the Cause of Frequently Low Oil ... read more