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Yearly Archives: 2016

Pre-Purchase Vehicle Tools You Should Use

Pre-Purchase Vehicle Tools You Should Use

When a customer calls us and says: "I would like to schedule an inspection on a vehicle I have already bought," we are always happy to do so.  However, we would rather take the call that asks: "Can I schedule an inspection on a vehicle I am considering purchasing? Buying a vehicle, whether new or used, is a considerable financial commitment and if you go the used car route, there are two invaluable tools available you should take advantage of before purchasing a vehicle: A CARFAX Vehicle History Report  is usually offered to you when looking at cars at used car dealerships or you can purchase one online using the VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) or license plate for vehicles 1981 or newer. This report is great in that it tells you the service history of the vehicle, number of owners, accidents or air ... read more

fogged headlight lenses

fogged headlight lenses

Fogged headlight lenses are not only unattractive and make your car look older, they also restrict the amount of light that illuminates the road ahead of you which can make for dangerous driving conditions.  As we move into fall and winter, it is important to have the best possible visibility.  Headlight restoration can be a great option for combating reduced visibility. BEFORE - Foggy or cloudy headlight lenses are dim and look old The plastic headlight lenses used with halogen-style bulbs will tend to “cloud” after many years and miles on the road. This haze greatly diminishes the light output, and also makes the vehicle appear to be older than it really is. Headlight Restoration There is a solution to foggy headlight lenses! We are able to clean and polish the headlight lenses and restore them to new condition! Schedule ... read more

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all volvo service & repair in west seattle

all volvo service & repair in west seattle

1972 Volvo P1800We are a small, independent, Volvo specialty repair shop in beautiful West Seattle and we can service and repair any Volvo. We service all years and models of Volvo whether it’s from 1950 or 2017. Just because you bought your car from the dealer doesn’t mean you have to go back to the Volvo dealer to get quality, expert vehicle service. From headlight bulbs to engine replacement, you can get it here at Swedish Automotive! Swedish Automotive has been specializing in Volvo vehicle repair and service for close to 35 years. We have certified technicians, and dealer-level tools and equipment, to diagnose and fix your Volvo and we are a great alternative to the Volvo dealer. You will find that the level of service we offer you and your car to be first class and our highest priority is your satisfaction. Our technicians are factory-level Volvo trained and use state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment an ... read more

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subaru repair at swedish automotive – yes!

subaru repair at swedish automotive – yes!

Vintage Subaru Ad “I didn’t know you guys worked on Subaru’s! Can you fix/diagnose/repair/change/replace……on my car?” Yes we can! While our Swedish name gives you no indication that we are Subaru specialists (unless you are the proud owner of a Saabaru), we have been maintaining and repairing Subaru vehicles, old and new, for over 10 years and our technicians can expertly diagnose and fix your Subaru with the same state of the art tools the dealer has. Here is just a sample of what services we provide for your car: Oil changes, 30K, 60K, and 90K manufacturer’s recommended services Timing belts Brake maintenance and repair Transmission maintenance, repair, and replacement 2017 Impreza at the New York Auto Show Air-conditioning/heating ... read more

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