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Time to winterize your Volvo!

Post by June » Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:30 am

Winter is upon us once again and it's time to use washer fluid that has a antifreeze agent to protect the system. We just had our first cold snap here in sunny Florida. To be prepared for the upcoming freezing weather I changed to winter washer fluid.

I also used Mike's antifreeze quality checker gizmo to be sure the coolant in the radiator is still good. If my battery had not just been replaced, I would have it tested too as it seems a weak battery fails around the first cold snap.

Really just a friendly reminder to winterize your Volvo! June


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1994 850 4door standard shift ordered
1996 960 ordered
1998 S90 ordered totalled after 3 weeks
1998 V70 GT dealer stock car
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Re: Time to winterize your Volvo!

Post by matthew1 » Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:48 am

Good reminder, June. Here's a thread of winterization tips.
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