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Does Your Glow Plug Need Replaced?

Mon, 07/11/2022 - 09:55 -- admin

Nothing sounds as good as the steady hum of an engine at work. When you turn the ignition to your vehicle, you expect the engine to fire and it to run. In contrast, nothing causes frustration like that moment when you need to go somewhere, and your engine just won’t start. It’s equally frustrating when your diesel engine starts but refuses to continue to run.

The Road to a Long-Lasting Vehicle

Mon, 07/11/2022 - 09:53 -- admin

Most people buy a vehicle with the intent of keeping it for as long as possible. This is how you maximize enjoyment and minimize the cost of ownership. During the time of ownership, we discover that some cars we like a lot, and some not so much. But the common denominator is this…the better care a vehicle receives, the longer it will last!

The key is to do regular service and maintenance, both for the mechanical systems and to the body and interior. When you keep your vehicle clean and running well, it will take you a long way down the road to a vehicle that lasts and lasts.

Keep Your Truck Running Efficiently

Mon, 05/09/2022 - 16:09 -- admin

If you own a diesel truck, you likely depend on it for numerous tasks, such as hauling, towing, pushing, and more. However, like any other vehicle, it requires continuous and regular maintenance to stay productive.

Regular oil and filter changes

If you do not invest in regular oil and filter changes for gas vehicles, the engine can deteriorate prematurely. However, diesel truck damage is more serious. If you do not invest in regular oil and filter changes, you could potentially damage your engine.

Auto Repair and Service: What to Expect

Mon, 05/09/2022 - 16:08 -- admin

If you’re having a problem with your car, truck, or SUV, contact us right away and let us know what the issue is. We won’t diagnose your problem over the phone, but we can usually tell you if your car should be towed, or if it can be driven in for repair. Once here, we’ll do a thorough inspection, and provide an estimate of what the repair will cost. We’ll also make you aware of any other areas that may need attention.

Why You Need To Protect Your Catalytic Converter

Fri, 04/08/2022 - 10:49 -- admin

It happens across America every day.

Someone enters their vehicle, on their way to work. They turn the key (or push the start button) and are surprised by THE LOUD SOUND OF AN OPEN EXHAUST PIPE RIGHT UNDER THEIR FEET! What’s going on ??

They’ve just become the victim of a catalytic converter thief. Next to the “grab and go” of the casual thief or drug addict, it’s the number one item stolen from vehicles today, as many as two thousand each month. Why is there so much interest in stealing this item?

Watch Out: 3 out of 4 Vehicles Need Service Right Now!

Thu, 04/07/2022 - 09:28 -- admin

That’s right. Three out of four vehicles on the road right now have some need for service. That car in front of you…bad brakes. In the right lane next to you…it pulls to the left. That SUV behind you has bad wipers that don’t clear the windshield. Good thing it’s not raining.

Whether it is a part beginning to fail, or a lack of maintenance, these cars are operating on the very edge. This means that in an emergency, YOUR car will make the difference between safe passage, or being in an accident not of your making.

April is National Car Care Month: Spring into Action

Thu, 04/07/2022 - 09:26 -- admin

The weather is warming up. Days are getting longer, and thoughts of outdoor activities are in the air. Now is the time to take care of any deferred maintenance, or any vehicle service that you’ve been putting off. We can help with a thorough inspection that will identify any areas that need attention. Plus, with suppliers running specials during this month, you’ll save money and be ready for any family outings or car trips. Call us for an appointment today!

For Best Performance, Do These Things

Fri, 03/04/2022 - 14:10 -- admin

There’s no real secret to keeping your diesel truck performing at its best. Like all other internal combustion engines, they operate most efficiently if they have these three things: Air, fuel, and lubrication.

A clean air filter keeps dirt out of your engine, as the intake will pull air into the airbox with tremendous velocity. Factory air filters are more than adequate, but some prefer an aftermarket filter. Keep in mind that an aftermarket filter will also need servicing or replacement on a regular schedule.

Change is in the Air: Five Tips for Timely Maintenance

Fri, 03/04/2022 - 14:08 -- admin

We value and appreciate taking care of your vehicle all year long, however the changes in seasons can create such a different driving environment that it becomes necessary to inspect and be certain your car is ready for whatever the weather throws at you! Here’s just a few items that are of concern whenever the weather changes…

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