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Dashboard Warning Signs and Their Meaning

The auto industry has evolved since the 1920’s when they were still new. Today, there are advances made in motor cars that show the electric and mechanical malfunctions shown in the dashboard. Some might be confusing, but here at Paul’s Volvo, we can show you what they mean and also solve your automotive concerns. Here are a few warnings you may encounter during your Hawthorne expeditions:

  • Oil Warning Lights: When the oil has low pressure, there is need for you to increase the quantity of the oil. This light typically resembles a drop of oil coming out of…
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Go With the Best Service: Paul's Volvo


There are a few good reasons why you should get your vehicle serviced at a dealership over a private mechanic. They are more likely to have the parts that you need on hand, and their service technicians are trained to work on your specific kind of vehicle.

If you need service or a repair, don't hesitate to take your vehicle to Paul's Volvo to get it back into tip-top shape. Our technicians are more than happy to help and will get you back on the road in no time.

When you go to a dealership, you will get…
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What Is That Sound My Brakes Are Making?

That sound you hear, that high-pitched squeak or that grinding noise is letting you know that your brakes need inspection and adjustment, right now. Do not hesitate; that is the sound of brakes rubbing together in a way they shouldn't. To continue using brakes when they are in that condition will do further damage, and is downright dangerous.
Your brakes are designed to rub against another piece of equipment. This friction is needed in order to stop the vehicle, and to slow it down when needed.
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Why Do You Drive?

Irvin Gordon, a 74-year-old native of Long Island, has 3 million reasons to drive a Volvo. Already a Guinness Book record-holder for surpassing 1.69 million miles in 1998, Gordon knocked that record out of the park when the odometer of his 1966 Volvo P1800 hit 3,000,000 miles in September of 2013. He passed the magical mile mark on a scenic highway in Alaska, one of only two U.S. states he hadn…

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Winter Witchcraft

With the onset of major winter storms, it's time to practice some winter witchcraft in order to make the snow on your car vanish!
Step 1--Go for the Nanook Look  
  
Diane with a Snow Broom


Sporting the proper  winter gear makes all the comfort difference in the world.
Snow boots, warm coat, hat and gloves are a must!  When you dress for the occasion,
clearing your car of snow and ice can actually be fun.
Step2--Get the Right Tool for the Job
To help you make snow disappear, Paul's  just got a supply of snow brooms in stock…
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This Little Light of Mine

Fire & Ice
It's been a long, tough slough. Trudging to your car you saw it was covered with snow and ice. You reached for your remote in order to unlock the door, and discovered that your battery died in the cold. So you'll have to open the car manually. You reach for your metal key, only to find that all the locks are frozen shut. How could water get in there, you wonder. Could it have been the recent car wash? More urgently, what's to be done about it? A de-icer springs to mind, but no, since…
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Prepare for Ice and Snow

As the first frost approaches, we are warned that winter is on its way. Now is the time to check your tires to make sure they will hold up during the months of icy, snowy roads. William Dittmar, long time customer of Paul’s Volvo and owner of Dico Building Inspection Service, encourages homeowners to check their roofs before winter sets in. By doing a simple check of your roof once or twice a year you can avoid costly repairs later on.

Dico Inspections provides residential and commercial real estate inspections by trustworthy professionals with over 40 years of experience…

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