Your vehicle's cooling system is one of the most important systems in your vehicle. Inside your engine, spark plugs ignite the fuel within the cylinders to produce small explosions that propel your vehicle down the road. With small explosions comes scorching temperatures that can destroy your engine if not controlled. There are two types of cooling systems - liquid-cooled and air-cooled. 

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Transmission malfunctions are sometimes hard to pin down and might even go unnoticed. A transmission slip can manifest itself in a lot of different ways because there’s not a universal or consistent way to describe it. The trained technicians at By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM can help diagnose your problem. The more details you can provide, the quicker we can help. Since it will vary based on the vehicle, how bad the issue is, and what components are at fault, here are some symptoms to look for in your SUV.

As anyone anywhere can agree, finding honest, competent mechanics are hard to find. Daniel and his team at By The Book are people you can trust. You may not like the diagnosis that they give your vehicle but you will get an honest appraisal of what is wrong with your vehicle and an honest plan for what it will take to correct the problem. I would definitely recommend By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair for any work from simple oil changes to full engine replacement. They got my Silverado back running like a champ! Thank you Daniel and team! - Matt M. (5 star review on Google)

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At By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM, we’re focused on keeping your car, truck, or SUV running well - but we’re here to keep it looking good too. Here’s some information on wheel sizing, to help you make sure your new wheels will fit your vehicle.

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Sometimes a tire goes flat over the course of days, weeks, or even months. A leak like this never has an obvious cause - so why is your tire losing air? From By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM, here’s some info on leaky tires.

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Are you considering upgrading to a better transmission on your classic? By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM can help.

If you drive something old, there’s a good chance it has fewer gears than you’d like. With all the 6 and 8 speed transmissions on the road today, it’s hard to imagine that just a few decades ago we were getting by with just 2 or 3 gears. These days, there are some simple swap options - here are some things for you to consider.

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It’s a busy morning, you’ve finally gotten everyone where they need to be and you’re just pulling into the parking lot at work when your dash light starts glaring at you. Your check engine light shines bright, but you have no idea why. Whether you can tell a difference in the way your car, truck, or SUV is running, your car is trying to tell you something. At By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM, we can help!

bad wheel bearing in auto

Sometimes a bad wheel bearing is obvious, sometimes it’s difficult to diagnose. From By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM, here are some symptoms to watch out for, and what to do about a bad wheel bearing.

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