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Top Five New Years Resolutions for Your Vehicle

New year—new you. Right? Well, sure. But how about you start off the new year by making this year’s resolution about maintaining your vehicle? Your vehicle is one of the greatest investments you can make. It does more than get you from point A to B. Your automobile can be your home away from home. It can be an extension of your style. It can be the physical aspect of yourself that you show off to the world. Taking car care seriously is more than a good idea. It is your responsibility.

 

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Car Care is Heating Up At Courtesy Volvo of Chico in Chico: 5 Things to do Before Your Travel.

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While you may be itching to get away from it all, get a breathe fresh air and relax on a beautiful, scenic lake, there are a few mechanical prerequisites to handle beforehand. So, just before you throw everything in the car, hold your horsepower long enough to check the vitals so that your journey will be fun and safe. To get started, here are five things you can check before you head out.

 

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It's Easy to Schedule Your Next Service Online

Here at Courtesy Volvo Cars of Chico, we take service and maintenance very seriously. That's because caring for your car matters. Regular maintenance visits keep your vehicle running smoothly and help to avoid any expensive repairs in the future. We want to earn your trust and help make bringing your car in for service as easy as possible. That's why you can now schedule your next vehicle service online. Keep reading to learn more about why scheduled service visits are so important and how you can schedule your next one online.

 

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What is ASE Certification & Why is it Important?

While it is always great to be able to work on your own car, time and lack of vehicle knowledge may not always allow you to do so. That is why we here at Courtesy Volvo Cars of Chico want to ensure that you know all about ASE.

?ASE stands for Automotive Service Excellence and is a designation that the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence gives to the technicians who have passed their rigorous level of certification. If you go to a service center to have work done on your car and you see that the technicians are ASE…
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How to Keep Your Car Safe From Road Salt

When the winter months arrive, road salt can wreak havoc on the body of your vehicle. To help prevent salt corrosion on your vehicle, you have to find ways to remove the salt and protect your vehicle from the salt in the first place.

It is recommended that you wash your vehicle at least every ten days when the roads are covered with salt to help prevent damage. Pay attention to the underside of your vehicle, and make sure it is rinsed with water that is not recycled through the car wash. Wax your vehicle twice a year so there…
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Use This Trick for Better Tires

Modern car washes have made it relatively easy to maintain the appearance of our vehicles. Whether we choose an automatic or manual car wash, we have the luxury of choosing several wash options and letting the equipment do its work. However, your tires and wheels need additional care that requires good old-fashioned scrubbing. Road dirt and grime accumulates and sticks to the various surfaces of tires and wheels, and a sprayer alone won’t remove it.

Before washing the exterior panels of your car, spray water on all tire and wheel surfaces to wash away loose dirt. 

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Use This Trick for Better Tires

Modern car washes have made it relatively easy to maintain the appearance of our vehicles. Whether we choose an automatic or manual car wash, we have the luxury of choosing several wash options and letting the equipment do its work. However, your tires and wheels need additional care that requires good old-fashioned scrubbing. Road dirt and grime accumulates and sticks to the various surfaces of tires and wheels, and a sprayer alone won’t remove it.

Before washing the exterior panels of your car, spray water on all tire and wheel surfaces to wash away loose dirt. 

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