At AV Automotive Inc in Upland, CA, 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 - AV Automotive Inc | Upland, CA
Your Ram, Chevy, or Ford diesel pickup is a big truck. All that weight takes some strong stopping power and takes its toll on your brake pads - especially if you ever pull a trailer or carry heavy loads. Whenever you need a brake job, AV Automotive Inc in Upland, CA has your back.
Coolant leaks can be a pain - they’re elusive and have a lot of damage potential. Fortunately, at AV Automotive Inc in Upland, CA, 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.
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? AV Automotive Inc in Upland, CA has the answers you need to become more in-tune with your diesel truck and engine.
No matter what type of fleet vehicles or commercial trucks you maintain, the fuel system on your diesel is an integral part of keeping you on the road. Gas systems are pretty simple - there’s basically just a pump that pushes gasoline to the injectors. Diesels are a bit more complicated.
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 AV Automotive Inc in Upland, CA.
At AV Automotive Inc in Upland, CA, 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 AV Automotive Inc in Upland, CA, 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 AV Automotive Inc in Upland, CA.
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.
We know how important a good exhaust setup is on a diesel truck. Whether you’re powered by a Cummins, a Duramax, a Powerstroke, or something else, your exhaust plays a major role in performance, engine sound, and even aesthetic. At AV Automotive Inc in Upland, CA, our professional mechanics have the equipment, knowledge, and ability necessary to get your exhaust in shape.
At AV Automotive Inc in Upland, CA, 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 AV Automotive Inc in Upland, CA, 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 AV Automotive Inc in Upland, CA, 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 AV Automotive Inc in Upland, CA, we want you to be aware of signs that your engine is about to call it quits.
You’re Chevrolet, Ford, or Ram diesel pickup is a heavy-duty machine, designed to tackle all kinds of situations. The ball joints that connect your suspension to the rest of the truck are under a tremendous amount of strain, both on and off-road - it’s important to keep an eye on them, and make sure they’re in proper working order. Here’s how to gauge the condition of your ball joints, from the professionals at AV Automotive Inc in Upland, CA.
Once your diesel truck is back on the road, you’ll definitely want to keep it running strong. At AV Automotive Inc in Upland, CA, we’ve got you covered.