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Fuel System Service

The fuel pump is one of the most important parts of your engine. You can avoid it failing entirely and act quickly to have it repaired or replaced by knowing the warning signs of its impending malfunction.

One of the primary signs that your fuel pump could be wearing out is if your engine sputters while driving. 

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Driving Safely in the Rain Starts with You

Safe driving in the rain is as much of an art as a science. There are a few things that everyone should do to keep themselves and others on the road safe when it starts to rain. Driving more slowly is the first step as the wet pavement means less traction for your tires. In the event that you have to hit the brakes, you could end up in a potentially dangerous situation.

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Motor Oil Myths Debunked

You've probably heard one or more of these motor oil myths, but Gengras Volvo wants to make sure that you know the truth. Let's talk about oil changes and what kind of information you should watch out for.

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Motor Oil Myths: Getting to the Truth of the Matter

The automotive technicians here at Gengras Volvo talk with our customers every day. During those conversations, they hear common myths about motor oil and its use. Let's address a couple of those myths.

The first myth is that you should have your oil changed every 3000 miles. It actually depends on the make and model of your vehicle. Some vehicles should be changed every 3000 miles. However, some only need to have the oil changed every 5000 or 7000 miles. It's best to check your owner's manual or talk with the auto techs in the service department…

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Keep Your Suspension In Good Order


During the winter months, potholes form in the roads. This can play havoc with your vehicle's suspension system. Hitting a pothole can do serious damage. In addition to this type of damage, there are components of your suspension system that need regular maintenance.

If your suspension system is experiencing difficulty, you may notice certain signs. A malfunctioning suspension system can make it harder for you to corner with your vehicle. You may notice that your vehicle's front-end dips when you stop. You may hear rattling noises coming from the areas around the wheels. 
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Is Vehicle Maintenance on Your Back-To-School List? It Needs to Be

How many miles do you drive every school year hauling the kids everywhere? It's probably a lot. Before you start the school routine this year, make sure you and your vehicle are ready for the task.

Keep up with the vehicle's maintenance needs. Get the tires rotated and the oil changed as recommended. At least once a month, check tire pressure and tread level. Inspect the wiper blades for wear. If they are torn, replace them. Top off the wiper fluid, brake fluid, transmission fluid, and coolant. Make sure to have spare bottles in the vehicle.
 

 

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