Tires may be the only part of a vehicle that physically meets the road, but your shock absorbers are next in line. Working with the suspension springs, they absorb shocks from bumps and cracks in the road, while simultaneously controlling bounce and body roll.
The best way to deal with a blown tire is to prevent it from happening in the first place. However, eventually, a flat tire is going to occur, and it’ll most likely be when you least need it. From By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM, here’s what you need to do.
Your drivetrain is where most of the process of moving your vehicle occurs. The drivetrain includes all the parts powered by the engine to turn the wheels, including the transmission, axles, or driveshafts that combine efforts to propel your car forward (or backward, when you’re in reverse.) At By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM, our drivetrain specialists are well equipped to keep your car, truck, or SUV reliably on the road and running smoothly along.
At By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, reliable trucking is our main concern. From oil changes to engine rebuilds, our expert mechanics have the knowledge, equipment, and ability necessary to keep your rig on the road, and performing its best. We also believe that driver knowledge is key to achieving this goal; in pursuit of that, here’s some information on a simple but important part of your truck, the tie rod.
If your transmission isn’t shifting correctly, you’ll want to be careful about how you choose to proceed. The best thing to do is turn the vehicle off and have a professional take a look at it, but if that isn’t an option, there are some steps you can take to ensure nothing gets damaged. At By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM we can take a look at your issues and also give you some tips on what to do when that option isn't available yet.
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. 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 vehicle.
Vacuum pressure plays a critical role in keeping your engine running smooth, and performing it’s best. From By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM, here’s some info on vacuum pressure, why you need it, and how to tell if you’ve got a vacuum leak.