Monthly Archives: June 2018

Why OEM Parts Should be Used in Your Car

Why OEM Parts Should be Used in Your Car

To make sure your car receives optimal care, it's helpful to know some of the different options you'll come across as a consumer, including whether to use OEM or after-market parts. In this article, we'll provide you with a little more information on both options and what you can do to further inform yourself. What are OEM Parts? They say that cars are terrible investments, and that they only fall apart over time. While this is true in some cases, it doesn't have to be true in all cases. The quality and level of care and attention we put into our cars is what makes them last, retain their value, and remain reliable and consistent over time. That's why it's important to consider that each time your car has a repair and a replacement part is used, it's best to use the highest quality parts possible. OEM parts, or original equipment manufacturer parts, are ... read more

How to Deal with Electrical Faults in Volvo XC70

How to Deal with Electrical Faults in Volvo XC70

All cars run into problems from time to time—even the most well cared for cars out there experience malfunctions and failures that require correcting. In Volvos, the great majority of problems, especially in the Volvo XC70 model, are related to electrical system faults. These problems can be difficult to diagnose and fix, often resulting in a tedious and frustrating process of back-and-forth to various automotive shops. In this article, we'll go over how to tackle electrical issues in your own Volvo. Why Electrical Faults Are So Problematic Electrical issues in cars might sound simple and harmless enough; however, most of us don't realize how reliant our cars are on the electrical systems and components. Volvos aren't unique in experiencing electrical faults, but they certainly do encounter a fair share of them—especially in the XC70 models. Electrical faults are problematic because electrical processes control the majority of your car's functioning&mdash ... read more