We all know how costly an engine repair can be! Good preventative maintenance can prevent most engine malfunctions. Changing the engine oil before it breaks down is a key factory in extending engine life. Shortening manufacturer recommended oil change intervals by approximately 20-30% is the average to make sure you are maximizing the engine life cycle. We provide a 30 point inspection with every service, check levels and topping off fluids, checking belts & hoses, battery life, exterior lights, air filter, tire condition & pressure as well as steering and suspension.
Most issues which involve engine overheating are related to low coolant levels. Regular maintenance by checking and replacing the coolant in your vehicle can prevent dangerous overheating, allowing you to get more miles out of your engine overall.
Frequent overheating, or overheating for an extended amount of time, can heavily damage an engine, requiring costly repairs or even full engine replacement. A cracked or blown head gasket is a common cause for engine overheating, generally detectable due to rapid coolant loss and white exhaust smoke.
Other causes for engine overheating include:
Although diesel engines don't require tune-ups and tend to last longer than gasoline engines, they do require regular maintenance. Typical maintenance tasks include:
We will also check the manufacturer’s recommended maintenance schedule to ensure that your engine is being properly cared for to ensure against engine failure. Fluid flushes & fuel system cleanings as recommended by the manufacturer are critical to the life of your engine. We will advise you as to when these services are due.
Preventative maintenance is key to preventing problems down the road. You can trust the professionals at Weber Automotive to advise you how to best take are of this complex system!