Diesel Repair

  • Maintenance Tips for Your Turbocharger

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    The turbo on your diesel pickup is a precision engineered component. As a result, proper maintenance is essential to keeping it going strong. At tens or even hundreds of thousands of RPM, keeping everything in good shape is absolutely necessary. Fortunately, turbos don’t really require any special maintenance - they just make the maintenance you do all the more important.

  • 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.

  • Only The Best Parts for Your Ride

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    Whether you drive a Chevy, Ram, or Ford diesel pickup, your truck is a quality engineered machine. At Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA, we honor that quality - not only in our service, but in the parts, we provide as well.

  • Prioritize Your Fuel System

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    Fuel Systems are particularly important on diesel trucks, whether you drive a Ford, Chevrolet, or Dodge pickup. At Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA, fuel system maintenance and repair is a service we prioritize, since we know how essential a reliable fuel system is.

  • Proper Maintenance for Your Diesel Fuel System

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    Fuel Systems are particularly important on diesel trucks, whether you drive a Ford, Chevrolet, or Dodge pickup. At Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, fuel system maintenance and repair is a service we prioritize, since we know how essential a reliable fuel system is.

  • 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.

  • Repairing and Replacing Your Turbocharger

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    The Turbo on your Chevrolet, Dodge, or Ford diesel truck is an integral component of your truck’s ability to perform. Turbos affect everything from power output to fuel mileage, allowing your pickup to reach its full potential in terms of power, torque, and efficiency. At Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, turbo knowledge is one of our specialties, because we understand the importance of quality turbo parts, replacements, and repair.

  • 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.

  • Some Red Flags You Should Look For

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    Glow Plugs are an essential component of your diesel engine. However, a faulty glow plug can go unnoticed or be neglected for quite some time; your truck will still start and run, so it’s an easy issue to overlook. At Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA, we want you to know what to look for, and why you should be concerned with a bad glow plug.

  • 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.

  • The Heart of Your Diesel

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    The engine and transmission in your Chevrolet, Dodge, or Ford diesel pickup is the heart and soul of your truck. At Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, we repair, rebuild, and replace engines or transmissions with quality parts and builds, keeping your truck on the road for years to come.

  • The Importance of Routine Maintenance

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    At Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, we know that keeping up with required maintenance schedules is the difference between a truck that lasts a few years and a truck that stays strong for decades.

  • The Ins & Outs of Your Turbochargers

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    Now that you know why your turbo is necessary, you’ll want to know what the turbocharger is made of. Turbos are intricate and precise components, but not actually all that complicated or difficult to understand. Here’s a rundown on the parts of a turbocharger, from Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA.

  • Throwing Codes? We Can Help!

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    Whether you drive a Powerstroke, Cummins, or Duramax diesel, your truck is a complex piece of equipment. Emissions systems, fuel systems, and systems you’ve probably never heard of all work together to keep your truck going strong. Sometimes, however, a warning light will pop up on your dash, and leave you wondering what’s going on. From ABS to Check Engine Lights, Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA has you covered.

  • 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. 

  • Tips To Keep Your Diesel Going Strong

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    If you drive a Duramax, Powerstroke, or Cummins diesel, you’ve got a truck that’s built for power and reliability. From our team here at Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA, here are the keys to unlocking the secret of a finely tuned diesel pickup.

  • Turbochargers - The Extra Boost Your Diesel Needs

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    Whether you drive a Cummins, Duramax, or Powerstroke diesel truck, there’s a good chance you’re familiar with turbochargers. Over the past couple of decades, turbos have nearly become stock equipment on diesel pickups, and are becoming increasingly common on gas vehicles as well. But what are they, how do they work, and why are they there? Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA has the answers.

  • 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.

  • Why Choose a Diesel Engine?

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    When you think about diesel engines, you probably think about large trucks and machinery, and maybe a few oddball cars over the years. So how long has diesel really been around, and why is it used the way it is today? At Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA, we have the answers.

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