Smoke coming out of muffler

Diesel engines are known for their durability, but even the best engine has to be replaced every once in a while. At By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM, we want you to be aware of signs that your engine is about to call it quits.

Engine Maintenance

Once your engine is installed, you’ll want to keep it running right. By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM has you covered. Sometimes, engines just wear out - however, most of the time they meet an early demise as a result of improper maintenance. Keep your engine running like new by maintaining it the way your technician recommends.

Transmission

Automatic transmissions aren’t easily understood outside of specialists like those at By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM. While it would be impossible to teach you enough to make you a transmission expert in a series of articles, what we can do is give you the fundamental knowledge you need to have a good idea of what your transmission is doing, and how it works.

multiple universal joints

U-joints are a small, simple component - in fact, they have changed much since the very first automobiles. However, on any vehicle with a driveshaft, its ability to move depends entirely on the u-joint being there. You’ll often hear “maybe it’s the u-joints” as a solution offered for problems with a vehicle - but what are they, what do they do, and how do you know if yours is bad? By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM has the answers.

Tires

Your tires are obviously important. However, it’s often underappreciated how much of a difference they make in the ride quality of your car, truck, or SUV, and what they can tell you about the condition of your vehicle. At By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM, we like to keep you well informed on what your vehicle is telling you, and how to keep it in good shape. Your tires have a lot to do with that.

trailer of a tow truck

Is your truck used for towing? Whether you’re looking to upgrade your current setup or rig up something new, our technicians have you covered. Here’s some useful information on towing equipment, from By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM.

exhaust on a vehicle

Exhaust issues are extremely common, no matter what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive. At By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM, we can get your exhaust back in shape in no time.

Exhaust issues tend to be neglected, and we get that; there are just other parts of your vehicle that you'd rather focus on. Besides a clogged catalytic converter, there isn’t much risk of damage from a bad exhaust system - it negatively affects your gas mileage, and the sound is annoying, but other than that, it’s an issue many people learn to live with. 

Tread of Tire

What condition are your tires in? At By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM, we want to make sure you can tell. A simple visual inspection is all you need - it’s easy if you know what to look for.

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By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair

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Albuquerque, NM 87107
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