Whether you're headed out on your own for your next college semester, or you're getting ready to drop the kids off at school, back-to-school car service is an important part of school preparation. Not only will maintenance and repairs help keep you safe on your way to and from school, but you'll also be ready to tackle any type of transportation situation that may arise.

Don't know which maintenance or car services you should have done to your vehicle? Here are a few that our Union Park Volvo Cars service center recommends.

  • Oil and Filter Changes - When was the last time your car's oil was changed? If the oil change light is on or it's been over 7,500 or 10,000 miles since your last oil change, you'll want to schedule an oil and filter change appointment as soon as possible. Your car's oil lubricates, cleans, and cools the engine and will stop working if not changed often.
  • Brake Inspections and Repairs - Have you noticed your car shuddering or squealing when you apply the brakes? Does your brake feel spongy or go all the way to the ground when you use it? These are all signs that your brakes need to be inspected, repaired, or replaced.
  • Transmission and Clutch Service - Your transmission helps you have a smooth drive throughout Wilmington, Hockessin, and beyond. After a while, your transmission fluid will need to be flushed and replaced. If you have a manual car, you'll also want your clutch inspected and repaired frequently.
  • Battery Service and Replacements - Does your car need to be jumpstarted often? Has your SUV been giving you a hard time first thing in the morning? Have you noticed the lights in your Volvo XC90 aren't lit up as bright? These are all signs that your battery is dying and needs to be replaced.
  • Tire Rotations and Wheel Alignments - When was the last time you had your tires changed, inspected, or rotated? The tires are one of the most important parts of your vehicle, as they keep you firmly planted on the road. Make sure to routinely inspect the tire tread, tire wall, and air pressure and have them rotated at every oil change. This will help them wear as evenly as possible. If your car feels off-balance, a wheel alignment may be necessary.
  • Multi-Point Inspections and Tune-Ups - Before you take the long trip back to college or bring the kids to and from school, practice, and afterschool programs, make sure everything is working as it should. The best way to do this is by having our team of trained technicians take a closer look. We can tune up your Volvo vehicle or perform a thorough multi-point inspection, informing you of any red flag along the way.

Schedule A Service Appointment At Union Park Volvo Cars Today!

Whether you're from New Castle, Newark, or beyond, our Union Park Volvo Cars service center is here to help you with all of your car maintenance or repairs. Our service center is fully prepared to take care of your vehicle, no matter what the issue. Our certified Volvo technicians understand how to best take care of your Volvo car, SUV, or wagon and have worked with many other brands as well. They'll use our fully-stocked genuine parts center and excellent service center to maintain or repair your vehicle with excellence and speed. We want to help you get safely on your way to school! Schedule an appointment with our online service scheduling tool or contact our Union Park Volvo Cars dealership today!

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