What is a car diagnostic test?

May 15th, 2023 by

You know how important, regular check-ups are for your physical health, so why would it surprise you to learn that vehicles need regular check-ups, too? What is a Car Diagnostic Test? A car diagnostic test uses specialized equipment and software to help your mechanic check all the computer-controlled systems on your vehicle in a safe

How to reduce fleet maintenance.

March 15th, 2023 by

Effective and efficient fleet maintenance can play a significant role in reducing fleet repair costs for your organization’s vehicles. Figuring The Cost of Fleet Maintenance The cost of fleet maintenance can be calculated by taking into account the capital investment represented by each vehicle, the cost of repairs for each vehicle, depreciation of the fleet

How Does Your Car’s Ignition System Work?

February 15th, 2023 by

There are three major categories for ignition systems. Each works a little bit differently from the others, but all accomplish the same goal: getting your vehicle running and keeping it that way. Conventional Ignition System A conventional ignition system, which has been in use since the 1900s, consists of a primary circuit and a secondary

What is DEF, and why is it important?

November 15th, 2022 by

What is Diesel Exhaust Fluid? Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) is a mixture of ⅔ deionized water and ⅓ urea that is added to your diesel fuel via a separate tank and control system. DEF is meant to reduce the emissions from a diesel engine. If your diesel medium or heavy-duty pickup is newer than 2010,

Signs of Dirty or Failing Fuel Injectors

September 15th, 2022 by

Fuel injectors are part of the system that fuels your vehicle. Controlled by the vehicle’s computer, fuel injectors spray fuel into the combustion chamber at specific intervals and with specific volumes of fuel sent into the chamber. There are several common signs of dirty or clogged fuel injectors, and you might recognize them in your