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Do You Need Suspension Service?


Going over a speed bump can have tremendous effects on how your vehicle functions each day. When it comes to your suspension, there are a number of things that can go wrong. It might be difficult to address these issues on your own. A professional will want to know things like:
  • Do you feel like you are driving on a bumpy road even when the surface you're on is smooth?
  • Do you notice that your vehicle forces you to turn your wheel to one side to keep it going in a straight line?
  • When you begin to accelerate, does…
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Brake Pads Help Keep a Car In Good Shape

Each time that your vehicle's brakes are activated, a caliper presses against a disc. When the caliper presses against the disc, kinetic energy is converted into heat. The brake pad is there to ensure that the heat is properly absorbed by something other than the caliper or the disc.

The pad itself is made with either a metallic substance or a ceramic material. Ceramic brake pads tend to be used on commercial vehicles or others that are meant for heavy duty tasks. However, they don't necessarily have a longer useful life or other benefits compared to the metallic…

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Knowing When Your Brake Pedal Needs Help

A brake pedal that does not feel normal when it is pressed can be a sign of air in your brake lines or damaged brake lines. It can be a sign of something serious that needs to be addressed. Our team at Volvo Cars Cape Cod wants you to be able to figure out when your brake pedal needs to be repaired or replaced.

If you press down on your brake pedal and you are surprised at how spongy it feels, you could have something going on in your brake lines. If you feel that the pedal is too soft…

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Spotting Potential Issues with the Car Tires Early

These tips provided by the team at Volvo Cars Cape Cod will help you to identify problems with the tires on your car before they turn into serious issues on the roads.

Take a few minutes out of your day to look closely at the treads of each tire. If you see things like cracks in the tread, it could be an indication of a bigger issue and needs to be seen by a tire technician.

Sections of the tread that look like they are coming loose of the tire could be signs of a defect, and this issue certainly…

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