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How to Drive Safely in Icy Conditions, Especially Over Bridges and Overpasses

Posted by Swedish Motors on Jan 26, 2016 12:06:55 PM

It’s wintertime. In these parts, that means it’s time to prepare for treacherous icy driving conditions. Here in Pennsylvania, it’s not uncommon for Mother Nature to deposit thick snowfalls and precipitation that turns our roadways into sheets of ice. Most people familiar with Pennsylvania winter driving know that it’s best to stay off the roads when the biggest storms blow through. Unfortunately, many people fail to realize that even small amounts of ice can lead to accidents. When the temperatures dip below freezing, it’s smart to proceed with caution and assume that you can encounter an icy patch at any time.


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Worried About a TPMS Warning Light? Cold Weather May be Causing a False Alarm

Posted by Swedish Motors on Jan 3, 2016 2:30:00 PM

As winter temperatures creep in, drivers may notice rising activity from their TPMS warning light. This is a common but baffling occurrence that is potentially sending many vehicle owners looking for repair options without need. During the winter season, the TPMS mechanism is inclined to be inaccurate—and the reason for this is the cold weather. For safer driving, every vehicle owner should remain well informed of the relationship between tire pressure and warning lights.


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Maintaining Your Car Today Will Prevent Problems When The Temperature Drops

Posted by Swedish Motors on Nov 11, 2015 9:31:00 AM

Fall often means beautiful weather that's not too hot and not too cold. You may not associate this season marked by pleasant temperatures as a critical time to pay attention to your car’s preventive maintenance, but you should.  Maintaining your car today will prevent problems when the temperature drops . It’s best to get your vehicle ready now, before winter's chill settles in. Address the items on the following checklist before the weather turns.

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Using the Wrong Motor Oil Could Damage Your European Car Engine

Posted by Swedish Motors on Jul 29, 2015 3:00:00 PM

Did you know using the wrong motor oil could actually cause damage to your car’s engine, especially if you drive a European model? Understanding why an inexpensive motor oil could damage your European car is essential to help you make the best choices for your vehicle maintenance. Even though American oil is perfectly suited to American models, it can cause damage to European engines due to the differences in their construction and operations.


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Swedish Motors is a AAA Green Car Care Approved Service Shop

Posted by Swedish Motors on Jun 25, 2015 2:30:00 PM

Everywhere you look, companies and individuals are going green to help protect the environment and ensure the world is a better place to live. For this reason, it’s important to find an  environmentally conscious auto maintenance and repair shop  to handle all of your car’s needs. At Swedish Motors, we take great pride in being a AAA green car care approved service shop, giving you service with the least negative impact on the environment.

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