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Meet the Dynamic Volvo S60

The classic styling and luxurious features keep the S60 at the top of the list for anyone desiring to own a Volvo. The exquisite exterior features include the 18-inch alloy wheels that contribute to a smooth ride every time. The dual Xenon headlights, hatchback design and sculpted body features promote fuel economy while adding the Volvo's overall sporty look. The S60 gets 31 mpg on the highway and yet goes from zero to 60 in under six seconds.

On the inside, choose leather steering wheel and seats along with a motorized glass moonroof to enhance the appeal. 

 

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Simple Techniques for Avoiding a Tire Blowout


Avoiding a potential tire blowout is as simple as paying closer attention to the overall health of the car tires. These are two ways to keep a closer eye on tire issues.

It only takes a minute or two to give the tires a check. What you are looking for are bulges in the tire walls or cracks in the tire treads. If you see uneven wear patterns in the tread of the tire and tread appear to be separating, this issue needs to be brought to the attention of a tire technician.

If your vehicle is not equipped with…
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Tips for Jump-Starting Your Car with Another Vehicle


To jump-start a car with another, it is best to get the two vehicles as close to one another as possible so the jumper cables can reach both batteries.
  • Turn the engine off, open the hood, grab the jumper cables.
  • Attach the red jumper cable to positive side of the powered battery. The other red cable to plus side of bad battery.
  • The black cable to negative terminal on power battery. Place the other black cable to bare metal surface of car to be jumped.
  • Now it is safe to start the one car and leave it running. After just…
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When to Replace Your Car's Battery


There are a number of signs that your car battery may be in need of replacement. If you experience problems turning your engine over, one of the causes of this may you your battery.

Another sign that you need to replace your car battery is when you keep having to refill battery cells with electrolyte. If your car battery is dead with increasing frequency, one cause of this may be the battery itself.

As a matter of practice, you should check the health of your car battery twice a month with a tester. If you have any questions about the…
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Engine Cooling & Radiator Service Regular Maintenance Checks


If you aren't sure why getting the cooling system serviced regularly is important, the following information will show you how involved the system really is.

The radiator works with the fan, together cooling down the heated fluids flowing through the engine. If the radiator cap is not the right pressure or the fan belts worn, the system can fail and cause the motor to overheat.

Hoses and belts help keep the cooling system operating at a peak state. One loose belt or damaged radiator hose, and the coolant will not circulate properly.

If the thermostat is failing, the ideal…
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A Couple Reasons Why Your Tire Pressure Light is Illuminated


While it might be impossible to be completely safe from a tire issues, there are some little things that you can do to limit the trouble when you see the tire pressure indicator lit.
  • Look at the inner and outside walls of all four tires for signs of failure. What you will be looking for are bulges or cracks that could compromise the integrity of the tire.
  • Take a look at the treads on the tires too. There shouldn't be bare spots, that might be something wrong with the tire. Uneven wear will also weaken the tire, so pay…
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Be prepared for the winter by having your tire tread checked

With winter rapidly approaching it is important for drivers to be aware of the amount of tire tread that they have on their tires to ensure that they will have the stopping power that they need under these slick road conditions.

Many drivers may be unaware that they have improper tire tread on their vehicles which could put them at an increased risk for an accident that could result in property damage or injury. We understand that many drivers that are on the road today have busy schedules and that many of them may not think about their tire tread…

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Get a Grip with Salt, Sand, or Kitty Litter This Winter


Gorges Volvo Cars wants to let you in on valuable information that you can use this winter if your car or truck becomes stuck in the snow. We know how discouraging this can be and we want to let our Omaha drivers be aware that if they keep items such as kitty litter, sand, or salt available in their vehicle, then they can increase their chances of getting their vehicle out of the bad situation of it being stuck in the snow.

Let's face it, sometimes we get stuck on ice or snow and we need to put something…
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Headlights: Beacons of Road Safety


Uh Oh! Your headlights won’t come on again. But, what does it mean? Like many good drivers, you probably keep an eye on these lights for your safety. But, how can you be so sure that you know exactly what they mean? Here is a quick guide to taking care of those lights.

It is a good idea for drivers to have their lights checked, especially when an upgrade may be necessary. The casing of your car’s headlights can reflect light and produce a glare. There are aftermarket headlights that prevent this from happening. HID lights and led…
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Family Utility Has Never Been So Exquisitely Crafted in the 2017 Volvo XC90

You can’t go wrong with any trim of the 2017 Volvo XC90. Three winning powertrains, lavish upholstery, and best-in-class interior volume for passengers and cargo are just some of the perks. But it’s the Swedish automaker’s emphasis on safety innovation and craftsmanship that makes this model pop. If you want the best, the Inscription trim delivers on every level.

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