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Spotlight on Windshield Wiper Blade Replacement

Intact, working windshield wiper blades are the best way to maintain healthy visibility when you're on the road. Wiper blades come to the aid of drivers year-round, in all kinds of weather. As a result, they take a beating. That's why you should plan to replace your windshield wiper blades on a regular basis.

When to Replace Windshield Wiper Blades

The specialists on our Volvo Cars Midlothian service department team advise replacing your windshield wiper blades at least 
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Visit Volvo Cars Midlothian in Midlothian, VA for Tire Rotation Services and More

Tire rotation involves switching tires to different positions on the vehicle in order to prolong tire life and promote even wear. Tires may be moved front to back, side to side, or diagonally during the rotation process, and a careful record should be maintained to keep track of the location changes to ensure that each tire eventually makes a full circuit of all the possible positions.

 

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Brake Fluid Powers Your Brakes

Here at Volvo Cars Midlothian, we believe you should always have access to the most important ways to stay safe on the road.

When you are trying to stay safe on the roads of Midlothian, VA, you want to be certain your brakes are going to work when you want to come to a stop. 

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Tire Cleaning Dos and Don'ts

Keeping your tires and wheels free from brake dust will help keep the paint job on your wheels from corroding and also help with brake performance as you will be cleaning them off in the process.

Spray Wheels with Wheel Cleaner and Brush Them Off
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How to Keep Fuel Use to a Minimum

At Volvo Cars Midlothian, we want you to have a positive experience owning your vehicle. One way to have a positive experience is to get the best possible fuel efficiency from a car or truck. You can increase the number of miles that you get per tank of gas by making sure that your car is properly maintained.

Vehicles that are not too heavy, have properly inflated tires and are free from rust or other damage tend to be more efficient on the road. Therefore, you will generally have to spend less time looking for gas stations while traveling in…

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Avoid A Tire Blowout With Frequent Tire Inspections

If you're already taking good care of your tires, then a blowout probably isn't something that you need to worry about. When tires become old, worn, and damaged, however, this is an issue that can rear its head at any time. Beyond being dangerous, blowouts tend to leave Midlothian motorists and their passengers stranded. At Volvo Cars Midlothian, we're eager to share information on preventing blowouts from happening.

How Frequent Tire Inspections Help

Tires tend to be overlooked by many drivers until serious and highly conspicuous problems start to manifest. Small issues such as
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Check, Please!

There is an almost unspoken understanding that our Volvo factory trained technicians will be able to figure out not only what's currently wrong with a vehicle, but what else may go wrong with it. Our service team may not be magicians, but they do have a great tool to use to help you avoid costly repair surprises.


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Winter Weather - Pothole Season

It's starting to warm up, but we're still getting nights of freezing weather... which means one thing in the Midlothian, Virginia area: potholes. Here's a little more information on how they're formed, and how your Volvo can be affected.
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Winter Weather & Your Volvo



Winter weather is once again upon us. Yes, it's been right about freezing outside for longer than most of us would like, and try as we might to escape it, it looks like we were only granted a two week reprieve from another round of ice and snow.

By now, you may have noticed that road crews have already applied a new round of the liquid snow-melt compound that dries to leave white-colored lines…
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The Tireless Debate: When should you change the tires on your Volvo?

30,000 miles? 50,000 miles? 100,000 miles?

3 years? 5 years? 10 years?

This debate goes round and round (pardon the pun) as to the total mileage and years of wear and tear that it takes to finally end the life of a typical tire. We hear these numbers thrown around all the time when it comes to changing the tires on our Volvos.  We don't want to change them too early, however, due to the costs of quality tires but we don't want to turn them in too early, either.

Volvo owners, especially, tend to…
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