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The Volvo S60 Dynamic Trim Overview

What makes the Volvo S60 Dynamic a popular compact luxury sedan? Take a look at these trim options to see why drivers are raving about this year's vehicle.

One of the unique trim designs in the Volvo S60 Dynamic are the Active Dual Xenon headlights. These headlights can be seen for quite a distance, helping to turn heads but also making your ride safer too. In inclement weather, these headlights will light the way while making it easier for oncoming traffic to spot you and avoid a collision.

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This is How You Pack Roadside Emergency Kits

Your roadside emergency kit should at the least contain the following items.

  • Blankets and some bottled water will keep you and the passengers warm and hydrated in case you are stuck in the vehicle waiting for help to arrive in the colder weather or overnight.
  • Keep a first-aid kit in your vehicle just in case anyone is injured and you need to take action until help arrives.
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Why Does My Tire Pressure Light Keep Coming On?

Checking tire pressure is something we often forget to do unless we get a flat tire or actually notice a flat tire. With the Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) located on most newer vehicles, we tend to check it even less. What happens if the light keeps coming on? Stop at Paul’s Volvo and let us check over your vehicle and give you the answers you need.

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Save Gas By Servicing an Exhaust System

When a car uses gas, all of the fuel circulates through engine components and pipes. If a vehicle doesn't have a highly efficient exhaust system, certain engine functions will impact how gasoline is used on the road.

The easiest way to maintain proper gas mileage is by seeking exhaust system maintenance or repairs whenever your car burns more gas than it should. 

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Are You Ready to Change a Flat Tire in Hawthorne?

Flat tires are a hassle, but it helps if you know how to change one and have the tools to do it. If you are new to changing a tire, it's a good idea to practice at home when it's not an urgent situation. If it happens on the road, these tips will help.

Get off the road and set the parking or emergency brake, then block the tires on the unaffected side with chocks or blocks. 

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Dry, Brittle Windshield Wiper Blades Shouldn't Be Ignored

Are you tired of seeing streaks on your windshield from fraying windshield wiper blades? It's always bad news when something begins to wear out, but without windshield wiper blades that are in good condition, you might have a larger problem than annoyance. Think about how difficult it is to see through dirt that the blades won't remove. Or you might even have difficulty seeing in the middle of a storm.

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Quickly Brighten Your Headlights

Whether driving at night or during adverse weather conditions, headlights must shine as bright as possible for your visual and the benefit of other drivers. After years of use, headlight coverings become cloudy, scratched or yellowed. However, there are simple DIY methods to restore headlight glass or plastic lenses. For plastic lenses, apply some toothpaste to a wet rag and scrub the lenses. 

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Know What to Do During Tire Failure

Taking a stroll down the road and having one or more or your tires go flat can be quite annoying. Are you familiar with what meansures to undertake to ensure that you get to the shoulder lane safely?

If you hear a loud popping sound followed by uneven and rough car movement, your tires could be blown out. 

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Brake Fluid – It Can Be a Life Saver

At one time or another, we’ve all watched a crime show where the bad guy cuts a brake line and the driver suddenly can’t stop the car and crashes. We probably ask, ‘Will that really happen?” The answer is a resounding yes because brake fluid must be running through the brake lines in order for the car to stop. 

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