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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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European Certified Technician For Your BMW Engineered Mini Cooper

Posted by Swedish Motors on Jun 1, 2016 11:21:20 AM

 

Your Mini Cooper is fast, fun and exciting. The pure joy of cruising the streets in one of these powerful, BMW-engineered cars means you need great, specialized Mini Cooper service to keep your luxury vehicle reliable over the long haul. While your vehicle is distinctive, comfortable and eco-friendly, many technicians are not qualified to work on them due to a lack of familiarity.


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Should I Panic If My Import Car Check Engine Light Comes On?

Posted by Swedish Motors on May 27, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Your check engine light is an important warning signal, but there is no need to panic if it comes on. There are a number of reasons a check engine light comes on. It can be something simple like a failure to correctly secure the fuel tank lid at your last visit to the gas station. However, because an import car check engine light is a warning of a potential mechanical problem, it should never be ignored.


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4 Reasons a Certified Technician Should Replace Your Import Car Battery

Posted by Swedish Motors on Apr 24, 2016 2:30:00 PM

Without it, your car will not be of much use to you. It’s something you probably don’t think much about until you discover it has stopped working. It’s your car battery of course! Most people have at least one experience with sliding into their car’s driver seat, turning the key and having nothing happen. It’s such an inconvenience many people opt to change their battery every couple of years simply to avoid the hassle of playing Russian roulette with their aging battery. That’s not a bad idea. Especially if you make sure to have a professional handle your auto battery replacement .

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Although Extreme Temperatures Cause Damage To Your Car Battery, Heat May Be The True Culprit

Posted by Swedish Motors on Apr 10, 2016 2:30:00 PM

If you equate vehicle battery failure with frigid winter temperatures, you’re not alone. Many people believe if their car’s battery is going to fail, it will probably happen on an extremely cold winter day. Batteries certainly do fail in cold weather, but you may be surprised to learn more car batteries fail in summer than they do in winter.


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Signs That Your Import Car Battery Is Failing and the Benefits of Replacing It Before It Does

Posted by Swedish Motors on Mar 30, 2016 4:19:00 PM

If you’ve ever hopped into your car, put your key into the ignition, turned the key and experienced silence rather than the roar of your engine, you know how frustrating and inconvenient that can be. Vehicle batteries don’t last forever; they will eventually fail. If you learn the signs that your battery may be failing, you can be proactive and hopefully avoid the hassle of being stranded.


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Saab Preventative Maintenance Is Almost Always Less Expensive Than The Cost of Repair

Posted by Swedish Motors on Mar 11, 2016 1:31:00 PM

You’ve heard the saying, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Ask any Saab owner who has neglected to follow his vehicle’s routine maintenance schedule and ended up with a hefty repair bill as a result. He or she will probably tell you, “Whatever you do, don’t make the mistake I did!” Prevention is usually less expensive and more convenient than repair.


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Will Using Higher Octane Fuel in My Saab Help Prevent Future Auto Repair

Posted by Swedish Motors on Feb 28, 2016 2:30:00 PM

Even with gas prices at record lows, many drivers still hesitate before hitting the “premium” button at the gas pump. Sure, gas prices are low, but you can still save a few dollars per fill up by choosing regular gasoline. Drivers of high-end vehicles, including Saabs, should think twice about the wisdom of saving a few dollars. If you fill your tank with regular gas and your engine was built for premium, that “savings” could cost you down the road.


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Would You Classify Yourself as a Severe Driver? The Answer May Surprise You

Posted by Swedish Motors on Feb 22, 2016 6:39:56 AM

When you hear the term “severe driver,” what images come to mind? You may envision a driver speeding down the highway, recklessly veering in and out of traffic. However, that’s not how the Care Care Council defines it. According to this well-respected nonprofit industry group, severe driving refers to the conditions you drive in, not your driving style. In other words, even if you are a careful, safe driver who abides by all traffic rules, odds are good that you fit into the severe driver category.


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