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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.

Don’t Let Potholes Put A Hole In Your Wallet

Mon, 02/07/2022 - 09:29 -- admin

Hitting a pothole with your car can do a real number on tires, wheels, steering, suspension, and alignment.

Potholes occur when water permeates the pavement – usually through a crack – and softens the soil beneath it, creating a depression in the surface of the street. Many potholes appear during winter and spring months because of freeze-thaw cycles, which accelerate the process. Potholes can also be prevalent in areas with excessive rainfall and flooding.

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