At A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine, FL, it’s important to us that you see the value in the work we do. Over the course of the past decade, depending on what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive, it may seem like oil changes have gotten more expensive, and there’s a lot of differentiation in pricing at different locations. What’s going on?
Diesel Trucks - A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service | St Augustine, FL
At A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine, FL, we’re in the business of quality. Quality work, quality parts, and quality service keep a business going. Here is a quick rundown on why it’s important to install components that will perform reliably, and keep you taken care of in the event that they don’t.
Coolant leaks can be a pain - they’re elusive and have a lot of damage potential. Fortunately, at A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine, FL, our technicians know exactly how to diagnose and repair a coolant leak, no matter where it is. Knowing more about where these coolant leaks appear and why they're a problem will help you to recognize a problem and get it repaired before it does further damage.
If you own or operate a fleet or commercial truck, you’re probably pretty familiar with diesel vehicles. But why are diesel engines predominantly used in commercial vehicles, and where did they start?
On gas engines, the fuel delivery system is pretty simple - an electric pump draws gas from the tank, and pushes it to the injectors. Diesel systems are a little more complex. At A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine, FL, we like to keep you informed about what’s on your truck, how it works, and how to maintain it, so you stay reliably on the road.
When you think about diesel engines, you probably think about large trucks and machinery, and maybe a few oddball cars over the years. But how long has diesel really been around, and why is it used the way it is today? A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine, FL has the answers you need to become more in-tune with your diesel truck and engine.
Now that you’ve got an idea of the components that make up a diesel system, and what they do, understanding how the system works in a more cohesive way isn’t difficult. At A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine we understand what’s going on in your fuel system while your diesel engine is running.
When it comes to installing new tires on your Dodge, Chevy, or Ford diesel pickup, you want it done right the first time. Our technicians have the equipment necessary to get you cruising smoothly down the road in no time.
There are a wide variety of tires available for your diesel truck, no matter what sort of pickup you drive. The climate, the terrain you drive on, and how you drive will determine which tire is best for you. Here’s a short list of common truck tire types.
Every car, truck, van, and SUV on the road today has headlights. However, you've probably noticed an increase in different types of headlights in more recent years - gone are the days where every vehicle on the road had the same bulb. Here is some information on headlights, from A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine, FL.
At A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine, FL, our goal is to keep your car, truck, or SUV reliable and in great shape. To us, it’s important that we’re paying attention to both your needs and the needs of your vehicle. When it comes to oxygen sensors, sometimes it seems a bit nebulous on what they actually do and why they’re important; we’re here to clear things up for you.
At A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine, FL, it’s important to us that your car, truck, or SUV is ready for any condition. Coolant flushes are an important part of getting your vehicle ready for winter - here’s why.
Is your engine knocking or ticking? Here’s some information on engine noises, what they mean, and what to do about it, from A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine, FL.
Whenever your engine starts making a noise it shouldn’t be making, it’s always a cause for concern. If you’re hearing a rhythmic ticking or knocking sound, definitely have it checked into immediately. Here are some causes of engine ticks and knocks, and what to do about them.
At A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine, FL, we know that fuel contamination is one of the priciest and most problematic issues that may plague a diesel engine. There are a variety of issues that cause contamination in fuel. Knowing these issues will help drivers become aware of fuel contamination and hopefully prevent these issues.
A slipping transmission is never a good thing. What causes it, what forms does it take, and how do you know if yours is slipping? From A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine, FL, here’s what you need to know.
Whatever type of truck you run in your fleet, they all have a driveshaft that connects the transmission to the differential, transferring power to the wheels. At A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine, FL, we specialize in diesel truck and fleet vehicle maintenance and repair, including precision driveshaft care.
Diesel engines are known for their durability, but even the best engine has to be replaced every once in a while. At A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine, FL, we want you to be aware of signs that your engine is about to call it quits.
Once your diesel truck is back on the road, you’ll definitely want to keep it running strong. At A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine, FL, we’ve got you covered.
Keeping your fuel system maintained will prevent premature parts failure and poor running conditions. Here at A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service we have tips on the important aspects of diesel fuel system maintenance, to keep your diesel fleet trucks running smoothly - longer.
Air.Air in the system causes all kinds of issues, from hard starting, poor running conditions, or an engine that won’t run at all. If too much air gets in the system, the fuel pump won’t be able to deliver fuel, and the engine will stall, die, or fail to start. Air enters the system via a leak or a bad seal - a deteriorated o-ring, worn component, faulty hose, or otherwise. Here we inspect your lines and connections to ensure they are in good shape and track down any leaks we notice air in the system.