Exhaust System RepairAn exhaust system not only reduces engine noise, it also keeps harmful fumes away from your vehicle. Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas, which could escape from an unsecured exhaust system. For your protection as well as the protection of your family, it is very important to have your exhaust system examined on a regular basis. Properly functioning exhaust systems not only sound better, they are better for you, your car, and the environment.
What does it mean when the check engine light comes on?The "check engine" light the most misunderstood indicator on your dashboard, it can mean many different things, from a loose gas cap to a seriously misfiring engine. If you see the light come on, you should get the vehicle checked out as soon as possible. Ignore the warning, and you could end up damaging expensive components. It also can be a sign that your car is getting poor fuel economy and emitting higher levels of pollutants.
Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) system serviceA Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) is a device which sits in the exhaust system, it is specifically designed to reduce the amount of Diesel Particulate Matter (Soot) passing through. The objective of this filter is to create cleaner / more eco friendly exhaust gases being release into the atmosphere. The purpose of this filter is to reduce pollutants resulting from combustion from being released to the atmosphere...
Fuel System ServicesThe function of the fuel system is to store and supply fuel to the cylinder chamber where it can be mixed with air, vaporized, and burned to produce energy. The fuel, which can be either gasoline or diesel is stored in a fuel tank. A fuel pump draws the fuel from the tank through fuel lines and delivers it through a fuel filter to either a carburetor or fuel injector, then delivered to the cylinder chamber for combustion. Although fuel systems vary from engine to engine, all systems are the same in that they must supply fuel to the combustion chamber and control the amount of fuel supplied in relation to the amount of air.
Differential service and repairThe differential is responsible for transferring engine power to the wheels. It also compensates for and adjusts to the differences in wheel speed as your vehicle moves through turns. Whenever your vehicle takes a turn, the inside wheel rotates slower than the outside wheel, which has to turn faster in order to keep pace with the inside wheel. The differential allows the wheels to turn at different speeds while maintaining control. A car or truck without a differential operating at maximum efficiency would hop, bump and jump along otherwise even and smooth pavement. That’s why it’s important to keep your car or truck’s differential in pristine operating condition.
How often should I get my brakes checked?Brakes are one of the most important safety features on your vehicle. Your brakes not only stop your vehicle, they help you control it. If your brakes have been making a lot of noise or you've had to press harder on the pedal lately, it's time to have them examined. Annual brake checks and proper maintenance are important in order to ensure your safety and to avoid costly failures to the brake system.
Water pump repairThe water pump, a container made of aluminum or iron, is part of the cooling system. It contains an impeller that circulates water and coolant throughout the cooling system, keeping the engine from overheating. It is located in the engine compartment. For the water pump to work, it needs to turn. This is accomplished either by the drive belt or timing belt. If the water pump is not working, the coolant will not circulate through the cooling system causing the engine to overheat and get severe damages.
Air filter replacementMost vehicles today have three types of filters: the engine air filter, cabin air filter, and fuel filter. These filters are designed to capture the dirt, pollen, pollutants and contaminants that come with day-to-day driving to keep your vehicle running smoothly. Dirty filters can hinder your vehicle's performance, and may need to be replaced.
Increase the lifespan of truck roll-up doorsTruck doors are opened and closed with every delivery they make, and are prone to the banging and clanging of whatever objects pass their way. They may have an occasional ding here and there from having been “backed up” for just a second or two longer than necessary – and then there is the threat of vandalism, which adds another host of paint coats, intentional dents and other damage to the mix. That’s why it is so important to comply some simple rules not to have problems in future.
Clutch replacementsThe clutch is one of the most vital parts of your truck. When it finally stops working properly, though, it makes the vehicle difficult or impossible to drive. Like most parts of your car, the clutch is designed for maximum durability. The friction between the clutch plate and the flywheel will wear the plate down over time, though. If the power train is subjected to heavy strains on a regular basis, (e.g. in a truck that hauls heavy loads) the clutch may wear out in as little as 35,000 miles. Virtually all clutches should be good for at least 50,000 miles in normal operation. Newer cars perform even better, and clutches that are good for 80,000 or even 100,000 miles are relatively common today. Consult your owner’s manual to find your manufacturer’s recommendations on clutch lifespan.