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At By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, we are quite familiar with the potential for easy maintenance and repair items to become much larger problems. One such issue is the infamous stuck lug nut. You go to change your tire, or a basic maintenance shop tries to take your wheel off, and you discover a lug nut that simply refuses to budge. Now what do you do?

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At By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, we know that some of the most elusive issues with any car, truck, or SUV are often caused by the simplest of malfunctions. While you might consider a gas cap fairly innocuous, it can actually malfunction too, prompting a check engine light on your dashboard.

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Transmission fluid leaks can often be a pain to track down. If you have a leaky transmission, By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM has some information for you on what you can expect. We’ve repaired countless leaky transmissions, and now we’re here to share some of our knowledge with you.

The exhaust on your truck is an important series of components, that work together to ensure smooth, reliable operation. At By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, we also know that exhaust systems are especially susceptible to damage and rust; pipes, mufflers, and other parts are exposed to hazards on the road, and to the environment. This situation, combined with caustic emissions and extreme heat, creates a perfect opportunity for problems to arise.

roadtrip

Road trips are a lot of fun, and often unpredictable. For all the miles you will be driving we always recommend preparing for any situation. With this checklist from By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, you’ll be prepared for whatever comes your way.

fleet of trucks

Inspecting wear and tear items on any commercial truck is a great way to make sure you stay reliably on the road. With a trained eye, a variety of issues can easily be caught before trouble arises, saving you critical time and a lot of money in the process. At By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, one of our top priorities is preventative maintenance, and noticing a problem before it becomes a bigger one.

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At By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, routine maintenance and repair isn’t the only thing we do. For custom parts installation, you can also count on us. Common modification enthusiasts do is swapping to a short-throw shifter; but what actually is a short-throw shifter, and what does it do?

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Here are 10 steps to keep your car up and running from our team here at By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair! Whether you choose to do the maintenance yourself or take your car to see our professional service technicians, the non-profit Car Care Council recommends 10 basic maintenance procedures to keep your vehicle running its best. 

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