At By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM, we know the key to making your vehicle last; good maintenance. An overwhelming percentage of the problems we see, especially the really catastrophic ones, are a result of poor maintenance. While properly maintaining a vehicle can seem like a bit of a hassle, it is absolutely worth the payoff. Good maintenance is the only difference between a car that lasts 80,000 miles and a car that lasts 400,000 miles. Preventative maintenance and repair when a problem occurs are your two concerns, and both will keep your car on the road far longer if observed properly.
If you own or maintain a fleet of vehicles, you understand what a huge investment multiple vehicles can be, especially when dealing with semis and other commercial trucks. At By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM, we’re here to help you protect that investment.
Your drive belts are simple but integral components to the function of your car, truck, or SUV. At By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, belts are one of the first things we assess when looking over a vehicle, as they alone are in charge of operating your AC, water pump, alternator, and power steering.
At some point or another, it’ll happen to you. You leave your headlights on, your battery finally fails, or for some other reason, you don’t have enough juice to start your car. Don’t call a tow truck just yet, though...By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque has the info you need to properly jump start your car.
The engine in your Chevrolet, Dodge, or Ford diesel pickup is the heart and soul of your truck. At By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM, we repair, rebuild, and replace engines with quality parts and builds, keeping your truck on the road for years to come.
A good technician will give your car a quick inspection whenever you have maintenance performed. Fluid levels, tire condition, dashboard lights, and a variety of other items typically are briefly explored whenever you bring your vehicle in for maintenance. At By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, we're good at noticing things that need repair, but the fact of the matter is that only you know your car. You know when your car feels off when its been serviced last (or that it hasn't been serviced at all,) and have at least some vague idea of what’s going on with your vehicle day to day. Here are some questions you can ask us next time you come by the shop;