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What Do Motor Oil Viscosity Ratings Mean?

If you’re trying to decide on the best motor oil for your car, it may benefit you to remember a few basic points. The first is that viscosity simply refers to the oil’s thickness. The second thing is to consider is the type of driving you’ll be doing and during which season. From there, just remember that cold weather requires thin fluid, or low viscosity, and hot weather needs a thick, or high viscosity, fluid.

A bottle of multi-grade motor oil informs you of that viscosity in both cold and hot conditions. A 10W40 oil, for instance…

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Possible Reasons Why Your Tire Pressure Light is Indicated

If you can spot the signs that a car tire might be ready to fail, you could certainly reduce the risk of having to deal with issues on the highway. If the tire pressure light is on, investigate the situation a little further than assuming it's a drop in temperature.

The side wall of the tire is the weakest part, and if you see trouble here, it should be addressed as quickly as possible. Things to look out for on the side walls include any cracks or budges in the rubber. 

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Gaskets - Small But Mighty Fixtures

When we think of gaskets, we think of relatively unimportant accessories, yet these small accessories are very important to our vehicles. It's important they're taken car of regularly. Our certified technicians at Gunther Volvo Cars of Delray Beach know the importance of gasket maintenance and can inspect and/or replace them if necessary.

Your vehicle has all sorts of different fluids running through it and it's important that they don't end up where they don't belong. 

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2018 Volvo XC90: Driven to Inspire

You’ve got exceptional taste. How do we know? You stopped by the Gunther Volvo Cars Delray Beach blog to learn more about the 2018 Volvo XC90! The premium Volvo SUV features an impressive range of interior and exterior enhancements, paint colors, technology systems, and more to turn heads on your Boynton Beach excursions. What can you look forward to behind the wheel of the XC90? Let’s explore!

It all starts with performance.

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Does Your Car Need a New Battery?

If you are having some issues with your vehicle's battery, then bring your vehicle to our Volvo service destination at Gunther Volvo Cars Delray Beach. We can take a look at it today. We know that your life is very busy, which is why we will do our best to look at your vehicle in a timely manner.

Most battery issues are very simple in nature and we can usually fix problems right on the spot. 

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How to Read the Size of Your Tires

Looking at the list of numbers and letters on your tire's sidewall can be confusing. The important thing to know is each number and letter in the sequence have a specific meaning. The following breakdown is generally what each of those letters and numbers means:

  • The first letter is the vehicle type for that tire. For example, "P" for passenger vehicle.
  • The number following is the width of the tire, in millimeters, from one sidewall to another.
  • After the slash mark is the tire's aspect, or height, ratio. 
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Gunther Volvo Cars Delray Beach: Giving You Quality OEM Parts


As a car owner, you may have realized that going downtown to check on your mechanic has become too common. Part of the problem is that you may have been replacing your original car parts with poor quality Aftermarket parts not designed to suit your car manufacturer standards.

When you visit us at Gunther Volvo Cars Delray Beach, we offer you superior quality parts specifically designed for your car by your manufacturer. OEM parts hit the market with a manufacturer warranty that gives an...
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