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Diesel Trucks

  • Know When To Buy a New Vehicle

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    Whether you drive a Chevrolet, Ford, or Dodge diesel pickup, there will come a day when you have to ask the question - has the time come to get a new truck? Knowing when to throw in the towel or decide to keep the vehicle you have can be a difficult task. CME Smog & Auto Repair in Vacaville, CA is here to help you decide.

  • Maintaining a Diesel Fuel System

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    Keeping your fuel system maintained will prevent premature parts failure and poor running conditions. Here are some important aspects of diesel fuel system maintenance, to keep your fleet running smoothly. While your system and components should typically be serviced by a professional technician, there are some things you can be conscious of that will go a long way toward keeping your engine in good shape.

  • Maintaining the Exhaust on Your Diesel

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    We know how important a good exhaust setup is on a diesel truck. Whether you’re powered by a Cummins, a Duramax, a Powerstroke, or something else, your exhaust plays a major role in performance, engine sound, and even aesthetic. At CME Smog & Auto Repair in Vacaville, our professional mechanics have the equipment, knowledge, and ability necessary to get your exhaust in shape.

  • Maintaining Tires on Your Diesel Truck

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    Once you’ve got your new tires installed on your diesel truck, you’ll want to keep them in good shape. Tires aren’t difficult to maintain, and maintaining them correctly will dramatically increase their longevity. Inspection and maintenance are the two key components to making sure they last.

  • Maintaining Your Electrical Systems

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    Electrical issues in a vehicle have always been difficult to track down; with the complexity of modern vehicles ever-increasing, sometimes it can seem nearly impossible. Fortunately, at CME Smog & Auto Repair in Vacaville, our team of expert technicians is well trained and perfectly equipped to track down and repair even the most evasive issues in your Ford, Dodge, or Chevy diesel pickup.

  • Maintenance Tips for Your Turbocharger

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    The turbo on your diesel pickup is a precision engineered component. As a result, proper maintenance is essential to keeping it going strong. At tens or even hundreds of thousands of RPM, keeping everything in good shape is absolutely necessary. Fortunately, turbos don’t really require any special maintenance - they just make the maintenance you do all the more important.

  • Protect Your Diesel Investment

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    Whether you drive a Chevy, Ram, or Ford diesel pickup, CME Smog & Auto Repair in Vacaville, CA is here to make sure your truck stays up to the task for a long time to come.

  • Quality Work for Your Diesel Truck

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    We know how important a good exhaust setup is on a diesel truck. Whether you’re powered by a Cummins, a Duramax, a Powerstroke, or something else, your exhaust plays a major role in performance, engine sound, and even aesthetic. At CME Smog & Auto Repair in Vacaville, CA, our professional mechanics have the equipment, knowledge, and ability necessary to get your exhaust in shape.

  • Routine Maintenance for Your Diesel

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    Oil changes are integral to the performance, longevity, and reliability of your diesel truck. At CME Smog & Auto Repair in Vacaville, our expert mechanics understand the importance of good quality oil, changed at correct intervals, in allowing you to get the most out of your Cummins, Powerstroke, or Duramax diesel.

  • Take a Look at Your Tires

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    Are the tires on your diesel truck any good? At CME Smog & Auto Repair in Vacaville, CA, we want you to be able to spot the difference between a good tire and one that needs to be replaced. Here’s a quick guide on what to watch out for.

  • The Heart of Your Diesel

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    The engine and transmission in your Chevrolet, Dodge, or Ford diesel pickup is the heart and soul of your truck. At CME Smog & Auto Repair in Vacaville, we repair, rebuild, and replace engines or transmissions with quality parts and builds, keeping your truck on the road for years to come.

  • The Ins & Outs of Your Turbochargers

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    Now that you know why your turbo is necessary, you’ll want to know what the turbocharger is made of. Turbos are intricate and precise components, but not actually all that complicated or difficult to understand. Here’s a rundown on the parts of a turbocharger, from CME Smog & Auto Repair in Vacaville, CA.

  • Trust Our Team for Your Maintenance Needs

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    Diesel trucks are known for their incredibly reliable engines. At CME Smog & Auto Repair in Vacaville, we know that the key to a reliable engine is good maintenance. In fleet trucks, the difference between a truck that lasts a million miles and a truck that needs new engine hinges on how well it has been maintained.

  • Turbochargers - The Extra Boost Your Diesel Needs

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    Whether you drive a Cummins, Duramax, or Powerstroke diesel truck, there’s a good chance you’re familiar with turbochargers. Over the past couple of decades, turbos have nearly become stock equipment on diesel pickups, and are becoming increasingly common on gas vehicles as well. But what are they, how do they work, and why are they there? CME Smog & Auto Repair in Vacaville, CA has the answers.

  • What's So Great About Performance Chips?

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    Performance chip installation is one of the perks of diesel truck ownership. At CME Smog & Auto Repair in Vacaville, our mechanics can professionally tune and install a chip for any application, whether you drive a Cummins, Powerstroke, Duramax, or otherwise.

  • Why A Great Exhaust Is Important

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    Your exhaust is an essential part of your truck’s sound, performance, and aesthetic. At CME Smog & Auto Repair in Vacaville, our technicians are ready and able to provide any exhaust service your Chevy, Ford, or Dodge diesel requires, from stock repairs to completely custom installations.

  • Why Is Your Truck Squealing?

    If you drive a dodge, Chevy, or Ford diesel pickup, there will come a day when you start the engine, only to be met with a sound of high pitched squeals. Fortunately CME Smog & Auto Repair in Vacaville, CA has the solution you’re looking for.
  • Will Electric Trucks Take The Place of Diesel?

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    Currently, the future of electric vehicles looks promising - though it won’t likely replace your Duramax, Powerstroke, or Cummins engine any time soon. Still, we don’t know what the immediate future holds. This battle was waged once before in the past, with combustion engines taking the throne over electric power. Here’s a brief history of electric automobiles, from CME Smog & Auto Repair in Vacaville, CA.

  • Your Diesel's Tire Guide

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    Whether you drive a Ford, Chevy, or Ram diesel truck, your tires are an important aspect of the way your truck performs. At CME Smog & Auto Repair in Vacaville, CA, we’re here to keep you in the loop on what type of tires are out there for you, and what your tires say about the condition of your truck.

  • Your Fuel System is Experiencing Issues - What Should You Do About It?

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    If there’s an issue with your diesel fuel system, the most important thing to remember is to fix it sooner rather than later. With gas engines, you can often power through a fuel issue for quite some time - they’re irritating, but not often permanently damaging.

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