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Tire Rotation Should Be Done Regularly

Nobody likes to have a flat tire. In addition, nobody likes to have to replace an entire set of tires before it should be time. Both of these events can often be avoided if you have the tires on your car, truck, or SUV rotated every so often. The service department at Chattanooga Volvo can take care of this for you.

While you probably get the oil changed in your vehicle on a regular basis, you might not always think about having a tire rotation performed. One of the reasons that this is important is that you will want to…

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What are Gaskets?

During the manufacturing process of a vehicle, there are many different parts that make up a vehicle's design. You can have large parts like the engine, but within those parts and systems are small parts. Gaskets are something that helps create a very tight seal against things like water or air. 

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Why Correct Tire Pressure is Important

Do you regularly check the air pressure on your tires, or do you wait until they look like they need air? Many drivers don’t realize that using the correct tire pressure is important for several reasons. Our team at Chattanooga Volvo is available to answer any questions you may have regarding tire pressure or any other automotive issue.

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What Are Low-Mileage Oil Changes?

A good piece of advice says drivers should match the right oil to a vehicle. For some, synthetic oil proves better than the conventional version. No matter what motor oil you purchase, clean oil is what needs to run through the engine. So, after six months, you'll need to replace it.

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Understanding the Role of Brake Fluid

Here at Chattanooga Volvo, we understand you will often face the issue of how to cope with the many different pieces of maintenance that are required for new and used vehicles to keep them on the road effectively. When you are driving through Chattanooga, TN, you want to feel confident your brakes are going to work effectively with brake fluid much needed to keep all the parts of your brake system working in the right way.

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The Functions of the Timing Belt

A key component of your engine is the timing belt. The timing belt is designed to coordinate the operations of a pair of vital elements in your engine. The timing belt is responsible for the coordination of the camshaft and crankshaft. The camshaft itself opens and closes the engine valves. The crankshaft manages the operation of the pistons as well.

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Learn How to Jump Start Another Car

Having your car suddenly die on the highway and not being able to start it can be stressful. Seldom are we lucky enough to have our battery die when it’s parked in our garage. We at Chattanooga Volvo want to help you be an informed driver who knows how to jump-start another car, so come see us.

  • Park within 18” of each other
  • Turn off both cars
  • Attach one end of positive cable to the dead battery’s positive post 
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