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Benefits of Servicing at Volvo Cars Melbourne Near Palm Bay

A state-of-the-art Volvo service department is the perfect place to bring your Volvo XC60 when it needs new brake pads installed or a fresh cabin air filter. Volvo Cars Melbourne is a short drive from Palm Bay. There are plenty of reasons to schedule service at a certified Volvo dealer like ours. The first is that the service team at Volvo Cars Melbourne consists of 100-percent factory-trained Volvo Master Technicians. When you bring your Volvo S60 in for a repair, you'll know that the best pair of hands is working on it.

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Get Ready for Cooler Weather with Auto Service from Volvo Cars Melbourne

There's a slight chill in the air that indicates fall is coming, and winter will be here before you know it. Make sure your Volvo is ready for winter with service from Volvo Cars Melbourne. The expert technicians in our service center will get your car ready for the cooler weather to come.

We Offer a Wide Array of Maintenance and Repair Services

Your Volvo car, wagon, or SUV is a refined machine, with a lot of moving parts that can get hot from the friction. Melbourne drivers can rely on the service center at Volvo Cars Melbourne to…

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Learning How to Jump Start Another Car

Jumping another car is easy if you know how. All you need are some good jumper cables, a wire brush, safety glasses, and work gloves.

Bring the two cars together nose to nose, turn off the engine, open the hoods. After you put on your glasses and gloves, use that wire brush to clean all the battery contact points.

Place the red cable to bad battery then good battery. Place the black cable on the minus side of the good battery, then it needs to be safely secured to any bare metal surface on the dead battery car.

Once secure…
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Avoiding a Tire Blowout by Watching the Tire Pressure Light

The tire pressure indicators in your vehicle will help you to determine if there is a serious issue with your vehicle. Here are some of the causes for those light to become illuminated.

One of the things you won't have to be concerned about if the pressure lights come on is if it is because of the weather temperature. If the temperature were to drop ten degrees, the pressure in your car tires is going to drop by one pound. This fluctuation is usually nothing to be concerned about.

If there is an obstruction in the car tire, the…
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How to Replace a Flat Tire Quickly and Easily

It doesn't matter where or what time of day you experience a flat tire, this guide will help get you back on the road in short order.
  • The first thing is to get the car to the shoulder and put the emergency hazards on to warn others.
  • Use the lug wrench to loosen the lug nuts one complete turn.
  • Jack the car high enough so the flat tire barely leaves the ground, now remove the lugs all the way.
  • Pull the flat tire off gently, place out of the way, put the spare tire on the tire bolts.
  • Only…
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Signs of a Leaking Exhaust


A leaky exhaust can occur to any vehicle, whether it is a brand new vehicle or it is a few years old. Most of these issues occur from just the normal wear and tear of daily driving, but many times you can have exhaust damage because of driving over a large bump in the road that causes damage. Having your exhaust repaired immediately is important once you have noticed an issue. A leaky or damaged exhaust can lead to bad fuel efficiency.

Keep an eye out for a number of issues when it comes to your exhaust. If someone tells…
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Get Your Volvo Model Serviced for the Spring Season at Volvo of Melbourne

The start of the spring season has already arrived, folks, and that means gorgeous greenery all around and beautiful sunny skies! Of course, if you haven't given your vehicle a good look-over since last year or longer, then now is a great time to get your vehicle serviced with us! We have a team of expert technicians at our service center and they'd be happy to assist you however they can.

 

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When to Have Your Transmission Flushed

"What is a transmission and why is it important?" you might ask your mechanic if they say it's time to have your transmission flushed. Maintaining your transmission fluids is an important part of keeping a transmission that will run well for years, but do you know exactly what it does?

The transmission is the part that transfers energy from the engine to the wheels. Transmission fluids break down over time, and if the fluid in your transmission is no longer in the best shape, then your transmission could fail sooner than it should. To know when you should replace…

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Can Your Car Benefit From Synthetic Oil?

If we really want to maximize the performance and longevity of our car, we have to not only get frequent oil changes, but decide on the proper oil to use. To understand what synthetic oil is, we first need to delve into the composition of standard motor oils.

The composition of oil is made up of additives and a base oil. Base oil makes up most of the composition, and is made from either conventional oil or synthetic. Conventional oil is oil refined from crude oil, or unrefined petroleum. Synthetic oil is an oil that's been more chemically engineered…

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How Temperature Affects the Battery

The battery in your car is designed to provide power to the starter motor to turn over the engine. It also allows you to operate the headlights and other car accessories. When a battery is run down, you will experience problems starting and operating your vehicle.

Extremes of temperature are a major factor in shortening battery life. If it is below freezing, your battery output can drop more than 20 percent. In very cold temperatures, the battery can freeze up and die. In very warm weather, the heat actually causes your battery to work beyond capacity thus shortening the life…

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