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All Star Volvo Cars of Baton Rouge

10101 Coursey Boulevard
Directions Baton Rouge, LA 70816

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Frequently Asked Volvo Service Questions

At Volvo, we want to make sure that every drive is safe and to do so you have to perform regular maintenance. We are sure you have lots of questions. That's why we have created this frequently asked questions page. Here you will find the answers to the most commonly asked questions about Volvo maintenance so you won't have to fret driving around Thousand Oaks.

How often should I have my oil changed?

Volvo recommends that you change your oil every 5,000 miles. Please use the recommended oil for your specific Volvo model.

How often should I have my tires rotated?

You should have your tires rotated after the first 3,000 miles of driving your new Volvo around the Oxnard area. After that, you should rotate the tires every 6,000 miles.

How long do tires last on a Volvo?

It is recommended that you change the tires on a Volvo every six years to keep you and yours safe when driving around Camarillo.

When should the brake pads be replaced on a Volvo?

Most vehicle manufacturers recommend changing brake pads when the pads are down to 3 millimeters. However, Volvo recommends that the brake pads be changed when the pads are down to 5 millimeters. This ensures better brake performance. Usually, brake pads are replaced at 10,000-mile intervals.

How often should fan belts be replaced on a Volvo?

The serpentine belts on Volvo vehicles are usually replaced every 100,000 miles.

How often should I replace the spark plugs on a Volvo

Volvo recommends that spark plugs be changed every 60,000 miles on all of their vehicles.

When should I have regularly scheduled maintenance on my Volvo?

For models before 2013, Volvo recommends regularly scheduled maintenance every 7,500 miles. For models years after 2013, Volvo recommends a regularly scheduled maintenance visit at every 10,000 miles.

How long does a battery last on a Volvo?

The typical vehicle battery will last between four to six years on all Volvo models.

What fuel is recommended for Volvo?

It is recommended that you use Premium 91 fuel for all Volvo vehicles.

When should the climate control system be serviced on a Volvo?

Volvo recommends that you have your climate control system checked every two years in the Calabasas area.

How often should I have the fluids replaced on my Volvo?

Volvo recommends that you have your fluids replaced every 15,000 miles or about once a year. The fluid levels on all Volvos should be set between the minimum and the maximum marks. Also, brake fluid should only be changed by an Authorized Volvo Dealer. The seven fluids found on all Volvo models include the following:

  • Oil
  • Radiator Fluid
  • Transmission Fluid
  • Power Steering Fluid
  • Brake Fluid
  • Air Conditioning Coolant
  • Washer Fluid

When should I have the air filter changed on my Volvo in the Simi Valley area?

You should change the air filter on your Volvo when you drive around Agoura Hills every 10,000 miles.

What does it mean when the check engine light appears on my Volvo?

The Volvo's check engine light is part of the vehicles onboard diagnostics system. So when the check engine light goes off, then that means there is a problem detected by the OBD. At that point, you should take your vehicle to an Authorized Volvo Dealer like us here at All Star Volvo Cars of Baton Rogue. We use our diagnostic tools to troubleshoot the problem and resolve the issue. It is important that you address any check engine light as soon as possible. This will prevent a small issue from becoming a larger problem.

When should I have my exhaust checked?

You should have your exhaust checked if your Volvo is experiencing the following issues:

  • Sluggish performance
  • Slower acceleration
  • A gas odor around the vehicle or inside the cabin
  • Strange noise when accelerating
  • Vehicle vibrations
  • Decreased fuel efficiency