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Replacing Engine and Cabin Air Filters

Your vehicle depends on engine and cabin air filters to make sure that clean air is making its way to the engine as well as those inside your car. They must be inspected and replaced at regular intervals to keep your vehicle well maintained.

If you go too long without replacing your engine and cabin air filters, dust and other debris can start to clog up the air flow to the engine. This can reduce your vehicle's fuel efficiency and cause major mechanical problems if left unaddressed for a long time. It is also unsafe to breathe in air…
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Is Your Fuel Economy Suffering Because of a Failing Fuel Pump?

Fuel pump problems can be difficult to diagnose because they can mimic problems with other parts of an engine. One tell-tale sign of a failing fuel pump is a loss of fuel economy that becomes noticeable at the gas pump.

A fuel pump can malfunction in a couple ways. Typically, it will lose the power needed to pump enough fuel to the engine, which causes the engine to sputter and misfire when revved or driven at freeway speeds. It can also deliver too much fuel to the engine, which causes inefficient fuel-to-air ratios. In both cases, you'll notice your…

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Why You Need to Schedule a Wheel Alignment

Wheel alignments are an important part of your vehicle’s suspension and steering system. You can easily knock your vehicle out of alignment by driving down dirt roads, hitting a pothole, and more.

Scheduling a wheel alignment ensures that everything is brought to proper balance. Your tires won’t wear unevenly any longer. This will help you to extend the life of your tires. Otherwise, you will be spending a lot of money replacing your tires because of their uneven wear.

Wheel alignments will also prevent your vehicle from pulling to one side or another...

 

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Changing Your Flat Tire When You are Stranded

If you've never learned how to change a flat tire, now is a good time to start. It's not complicated to change a flat tire, but it can be daunting to someone who has never tried it before. If you're tire goes flat, you can figure out how to change it on your own.

At Volvo Cars of Perrysburg, we want you to be prepared for any emergency. You'll have to make sure that your spare tire is properly inflated. If your car is relatively new, your spare tire should include a lug wrench and jack…

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