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Do You Have Carbon Buildup On Your Intake Valves?

Posted by Swedish Motors on Mar 22, 2018 3:00:28 PM

If you’re driving a late model vehicle, it's likely equipped with a direct fuel injection system.  Older vehicles with conventional fuel injection systems deliver fuel to the engine through injectors located in the intake manifold.  Newer vehicles with direct injection systems locate the fuel injectors directly in the combustion chamber of the engine; allowing the fuel to be atomized more effectively, resulting in increased fuel economy, power, and response.  The downside to this revelation in fuel injection technology is the potential for carbon-buildup to occur.  Because fuel no longer passes over and "washes" the back of the intake valves, carbon-deposits commonly form on the valve surfaces. 


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Swedish Motors How To Buy A Classic Car

Posted by Swedish Motors on Mar 19, 2018 2:21:44 PM

Classic cars can be a great joy to drive. Whether it is to bring on a nostalgic feeling or you want to be the talk of the town. There are some factors you would want to consider before purchasing your first or next classic car.


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Volvo Cars U.S.A. Chooses Swedish Motors For It's Classic And Vintage Collection

Posted by Audrey Kushner on Feb 9, 2018 10:29:31 AM

The Volvo XC60 mid-size SUV is chalking up awards, taking home the 2018 North American Utility of the Year award at this year's Detroit auto show. Volvo's commitment to safety and durability continues to grow. In parallel, Swedish Motors is committed to helping you get the most from your European or Import vehicle. Volvo recognized this commitment by selecting Swedish Motors as the service provider for it's classic and vintage collection.


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Why Hurricane Harvey Made Now The Time To Buy A Pre-Owned Car

Posted by Adam Kushner on Sep 7, 2017 5:49:13 PM

As vehicle owners in Texas inundate insurance agencies with claims after Hurricane Harvey, prices are set to skyrocket at pre-owned vehicle market places and used car lots. This makes now the time to buy a pre-owned car if your current vehicle is in need of replacement. First, consider if replacing your vehicle is the best choice, then be sure to have a "pre-purchase inspection" performed if the car lot does not specialize in the brand you are buying.


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5th Annual Golf Tournament Benefiting Paul Newman's The Hole In The Wall Gang

Posted by Audrey Kushner on Jun 2, 2017 9:48:13 AM


A Unique Healing Experience For Kids With Serious Medical Conditions

We’re a proud sponsor of The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp for seriously ill children and their families and we have a lofty goal we hope you’ll help us achieve by participating in our 5th Annual Swedish Motors Golf Tournament on July 22th. 2017. We’re hoping to raise enough money to send 20 children to camp. Why are we so passionate about this particular camp and its campers? Read on and we’re sure you’ll agree we’ve chosen an extremely worthwhile cause to support.


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Our 1958 Volvo 445 Duett aka "Meatball" Featured At The New York International Auto Show

Posted by Audrey Kushner on May 22, 2017 6:49:42 PM



What is a Duett?

The Volvo Duett was a vehicle produced by Volvo from 1953 to 1969 that their intended purpose was to be a delivery vehicle during the week and were as comfortable as any Volvo sedan when not using it for work.


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The Level of Gas in Your Tank Will Keep You and Your Import Car Safe in The PA Winter

Posted by Swedish Motors on Dec 18, 2016 2:30:00 PM

Winter is here and with it comes Pennsylvania’s notoriously unpredictable weather patterns. Winter blizzards, sleet and icy driving conditions are all part of what we put up with to live in this otherwise idyllic part of the country. As the mercury dips, there are concrete steps you should take to keep you and your import car safe in the PA winter.


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Be Prepared Before Freezing Temps Hit

Posted by Swedish Motors on Nov 6, 2016 1:30:00 PM

The Fall season is one of the most pleasant times of the year in Pennsylvania. Summer’s blazing heat is long gone and winter’s chill and accompanying snow and ice hasn’t yet arrived. It is the ideal time to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors. It’s also the ideal time to make sure your car is equipped to handle the extreme winter-driving conditions that are right around the corner. Be prepared before freezing temps hit and take advantage of the beautiful weather to prepare your vehicle for winter's more extreme conditions. 


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Important Supplies To Have In Your Car In Case of Bad Weather, Mechanical Problems, Or An Emergency

Posted by Swedish Motors on Oct 4, 2016 11:00:00 AM



Being well prepared for a mishap or emergency is an important part of driving safety. It can save your life if you go off the road during a storm, have a late night traffic accident or a mechanical problem in an inconvenient place. Make sure your emergency car care checklist includes a section with a list of important supplies to have in your car. However, it doesn't stop there. Most people know they should have safety gear in their car, but not everybody translates that knowledge into action. We'll tell you what you should have on hand in case of emergency.


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Swedish Motor's 4th Annual Golf Tournament Promotes The Hole in the Wall Gang

Posted by Audrey Kushner on Jul 13, 2016 1:36:45 PM


Making a Difference in the Life of a Seriously Ill Child

Since 1981, Swedish Motors has been taking care of vehicles in and around Marietta, PA. Many of our customers may not realize we’re also passionate about taking care of people when we have the opportunity to do so. We’re a proud sponsor of The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp for seriously ill children and their families and we have a lofty goal we hope you’ll help us achieve by participating in our 4th Annual Swedish Motors Golf Tournament on July 30th. 2016. We’re hoping to raise enough money to send 20 children to camp. Why are we so passionate about this particular camp and its campers? Read on and we’re sure you’ll agree we’ve chosen an extremely worthwhile cause to support.


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