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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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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Is It A Good Idea To Warm Up Your Import Car In The Cold?

Posted by Swedish Motors on Mar 4, 2015 10:30:00 AM

It’s a cold wintry morning. Work and school are waiting, and you and your family are ready to hit the road. One problem. The car is ice cold and you’ve been elected to go out, get it started, and warm it up for everyone else. But, is warming up a European car on a cold day beneficial to your car, or will it do more harm than good? For those in favor of heating it up, here are some reasons why you may want to reconsider.

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Tips For Driving In The Ice and Snow: What You Need To Know Before You Go

Posted by Swedish Motors on Mar 2, 2015 1:27:53 PM

Driving in ice or snow can be treacherous, and driving in extreme conditions should always be avoided if at all possible. However, since staying at home is not always possible, every precaution should be taken to maintain your safety. Here are a few safety tips for driving in ice and snow to help you on your way.

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