Detailing Tips: Pet Hair

At Volvo Cars of Bloomington in Bloomington, IN, we love giving our community tips on detailing their vehicles. If you have a pet hair problem in your car, then there are few things that you can do to get it cleaned up quickly and keep it away long-term.

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Winter Driving Tips

Though snow can be beautiful and festive, it can make driving more dangerous. Snowstorms can affect visibility, below-freezing temperatures can create icy roads, and winds can knock over trees. This is why practicing safe driving during the winter is vital. One of the essential winter driving tips relates to driving in the snow.

Snow can be one of the most challenging types of weather to navigate. Snow covers roads which reduces tire traction and makes driving more frustrating. However, we have a few winter driving tips that will make traveling in the snow safer.

 

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Protect Yourself in the Volvo XC60

The Volvo XC60 is a smaller SUV that is designed with families in mind. When you're driving in Bloomington and encounter an emergency, the anti-lock brakes can help you get stopped faster. You'll also be able to better turn your vehicle while applying the brakes. Several airbags are located inside the vehicle including those that are in the front and those that are overhead.

If you're in an accident, there are pretensioners that tighten your seatbelt. These can help keep you in an upright position so that you aren't thrown inside the vehicle.

 

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Hit The Streets In A Volvo V90 Cross Country

The Volvo V90 Cross Country is an exceptional automobile, and it has been winning over the hearts of many people as of late. This vehicle is a proper wagon by all means, but it will perform somewhat like a sedan. The outer shell of this machine is very modern and tailored. It has a long, lean body that possesses flowing lines. Some of the best features are the LEDs. "Thor Hammer" LEDs are displayed at the front while beautifully crafted LEDs are placed at the rear.

The Volvo V90 Cross Country goes even further by seating at least five individuals…

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Heating Your Engine

Your engine is an important asset to your vehicle, and if it begins to overheat, you need to determine the culprit. A common reason why engines overheat is because there is a lack of coolant or low coolant levels. This could be because of a leak in a hose or an issue with the gaskets that allow coolant to get into other areas of the car while you're driving in Bloomington.

A broken water pump is another reason why your engine might be overheating. When the water pump doesn't circulate coolant properly, then the engine doesn't have…

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How to Charge a Car Battery

Because even new cars can break down, it’s a good idea to have a few general car repair skills, which can help you to avoid a range of issues. Accidentally leaving on a dome light, cold temperatures or just age can all contribute to a dead battery. It’s a simple matter to charge it again, provided you have a basic understanding.

Most battery chargers come with detailed instructions. You’ll want to ensure the charger is off before placing the positive paddle on the battery’s positive terminal. Attach the negative paddle to the battery’s negative terminal…

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Travel With Premium Audio and Connected Tech in the Volvo XC40

We try not to have favorites at Volvo Cars of Bloomington, but the bold, nimble Volvo XC40 compact SUV knows how to get attention. It looks sharp, seats five comfortably and has the tech you need to always be in touch.

The XC40 keeps Bloomington drivers connected with smartphone integration that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. A dedicated wireless charging space makes sure you’re always powered up. Navigation - Pro is available on all but the base model, and it accepts voice commands or input through the 9-inch touch screen.

Volvo On Call is Volvo’s app that gives…

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Noteworthy Volvo V90 Performance Features

At Volvo Cars of Bloomington, we enjoy selling high-performance vehicles such as the Volvo V90. One of the most exciting things we get to do is watching satisfied customers getting the most from their cars. The following V90 features will give you a glimpse of the exceptional performance this car has to offer.

Since Bloomington roads are so variable, each one taxes your vehicle in many different ways. Drive mode is a performance feature that lets you choose how your engine, transmission, and suspension tackles the road ahead of you. 

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The Importance of Having Your Tires Rotated Regularly

It goes without saying that the tires on your vehicle are extremely important. They are also expensive. Since the two go hand in hand, you will obviously want to do what you can to take care of them as best as you can. Regular tire rotation is one way to do that.

One of the benefits of tire rotation is that the tread will then wear more evenly across all four tires. This prevents you from having to buy one or two new tires before the rest go bad. That is never a good proposition to look forward to.

 

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