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Keeping Up With Oil Changes

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Trucks aren’t like cars...your average personal vehicle usually holds about 5 quarts of oil, and you are supposed to change it every 3-5k miles. However, the same logic doesn’t apply to large trucks. At AV Automotive Inc in Upland, CA, we know how important proper oil changes and diagnostics are to keep your truck on the road, for hundreds of thousands of miles. Here’s what you need to know:

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Why do I Need a Heavy Duty Torque Converter?

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If you drive a lightweight car, truck, or SUV, the torque converter you have installed is probably just fine. For those of you with more heavy-duty applications, like high horsepower setups or towing rigs, the stock converter may not be enough. At AV Automotive Inc in Upland, CA, we can help with that.

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How Is Your Battery Life?

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At AV Automotive Inc in Upland, we understand how vital solid battery power is to a truck driver. A dead or weak battery isn’t a big deal in a passenger vehicle; in a commercial truck, missed deadlines, incomplete jobs, insufficient equipment, and inconvenient situations are all consequences of a less than adequate battery.

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Recognizing Flood Damage When Buying A Vehicle

Unless you are confident in your abilities as an automotive mechanic, there is really only one rule when purchasing a flood-damaged vehicle: don’t do it. Unfortunately, sometimes sellers aren’t particularly straight-forward with their used cars. Many will try to hide the fact that it’s been damaged by floodwaters at all or try to convince potential buyers that the car is in fact fine. “It has gone months with no issues” or “technically it is flood-damaged but” are two red flags, and while it isn’t impossible for a flood car to be fine, it’s altogether a good idea to stay away.

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Why A Great Exhaust Is Important

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Your exhaust is an essential part of your truck’s sound, performance, and aesthetic. At VOW Automotive in Upland, our technicians are ready and able to provide any exhaust service your Chevy, Ford, or Dodge diesel requires, from stock repairs to completely custom installations.

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