Diesel Repair

  • Bad Alignment on Your Diesel?

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    Your truck’s alignment is an essential aspect of its reliability and ride quality. From Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA, here’s what you should know about the alignment on your Chevrolet, Dodge, or Ford diesel pickup, from symptoms to keep an eye on, to how it affects your vehicle.

  • Benefits of Treating a Fuel System

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    Like anything else on your vehicle, keeping various systems clean and in good shape is essential to long life and reliability. Your fuel system is especially important - parts are expensive, problems can be difficult to diagnose, and it doesn’t take much contamination to cause a huge issue. It’s much easier to keep your fuel system clean than it is to clean a dirty or problematic system. Performing regular fuel treatment can prove very beneficial to the life of your vehicle.

  • Dash Warning Lights to Watch For!

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    It doesn't matter if you are driving a car or truck, jeep or SUV, a diesel 4x4 or a classic when those dash warning lights go off the first thing you do is think "how bad is it?" and "how much will it cost me?" followed quickly by "when was my last service visit?"!!  Driving your vehicle longer safely is all about getting it serviced based on what your vehicle manual recommends and these warning lights are alerting you to a situation that requires your attention. 

    While not all warning lights are a sign that disaster is imminent, no warning indicator light should ever be ignored!

  • Diagnosing a Bad Brake Master Cylinder

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    Your brake master cylinder is an integral part of your brake system. When one fails, some odd symptoms may arise, and it may be difficult to diagnose. Here’s some information to help you decide if yours has gone bad. At Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA we want you to know what to look out for so that you can be safely on the road.

  • Diesel Tires - Which Ones are You Rolling With?

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    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.

  • Is Your Diesel Engine on it's Way Out?

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    Diesel engines are known for their durability, but even the best engine has to be replaced every once in a while. At Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA, we want you to be aware of signs that your engine is about to call it quits.

  • Keep Your Replacement Engine Running

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    Once your diesel truck is back on the road, you’ll definitely want to keep it running strong. At Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA, we’ve got you covered.

  • Maintaining Tires on Your Diesel Truck

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    Once you’ve got your new tires installed on your diesel truck, you’ll want to keep them in good shape. Tires aren’t difficult to maintain, and maintaining them correctly will dramatically increase their longevity. Inspection and maintenance are the two key components to making sure they last.

  • Maintaining Your Electrical Systems

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    Electrical issues in a vehicle have always been difficult to track down; with the complexity of modern vehicles ever-increasing, sometimes it can seem nearly impossible. Fortunately, at Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, our team of expert technicians is well trained and perfectly equipped to track down and repair even the most evasive issues in your Ford, Dodge, or Chevy diesel pickup.

  • New Truck or New Engine - Exploring Your Diesel Options

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    You have determined your Cummins, Duramax, or Powerstroke engine needs to be replaced. You might be on the fence about whether you should replace the engine in your diesel, or just get a new truck. At Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA, we’re here to help.

  • Quality Work or Quality Product - You Can Have Both

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    Once you’ve settled on an engine, the last thing you want to do is cut corners on the final steps. At Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA, we understand the importance of your investment.

  • Routine Maintenance for Your Diesel

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    Oil changes are integral to the performance, longevity, and reliability of your diesel truck. At Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, our expert mechanics understand the importance of good quality oil, changed at correct intervals, in allowing you to get the most out of your Cummins, Powerstroke, or Duramax diesel.

  • Take a Look at Your Tires

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    Are the tires on your diesel truck any good? At Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA, we want you to be able to spot the difference between a good tire and one that needs to be replaced. Here’s a quick guide on what to watch out for.

  • Time to Replace Your Diesel Engine? Let's Explore Your Options

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    Whether you drive a Chevy, Dodge, or Ford diesel truck, there are a variety of options out there for a replacement engine. Depending on your truck's worth, it may depend on the type of engine and the amount of money you want to put into it. You can purchase a used, rebuilt, remanufactured, or even new diesel engine to replace your old. At Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA, we’re here to help you choose the right one. 

  • What's So Great About Performance Chips?

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    Performance chip installation is one of the perks of diesel truck ownership. At Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, our mechanics can professionally tune and install a chip for any application, whether you drive a Cummins, Powerstroke, Duramax, or otherwise.

  • When To Run Diagnostics On Your Vehicle

    Modern vehicles are becoming increasingly complex, and as a result, computer diagnostic systems are becoming a necessity rather than a convenience. At Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA, our state of the art technology and trained technicians are ready to diagnose any transmission issue you may be experiencing with your car, truck, or SUV.

  • Your Diesel's Tire Guide

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    Whether you drive a Ford, Chevy, or Ram diesel truck, your tires are an important aspect of the way your truck performs. At Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA, we’re here to keep you in the loop on what type of tires are out there for you, and what your tires say about the condition of your truck.

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