Fleet cars, vans, and trucks see a lot of wear and tear. If your engine has already called it a day, then it’s obviously case closed - you need a new engine or a new vehicle. However, there are many times when an engine is about to go down, and you can get it taken care of before it kicks the bucket for good - saving you time and towing in the process.
When you think about diesel engines, you probably think about large trucks and machinery, and maybe a few oddball cars over the years. But how long has diesel really been around, and why is it used the way it is today? Griffis Automotive Repair, Inc in Orlando, FL has the answers you need to become more in-tune with your diesel truck and engine.
What condition are your tires in? At Griffis Automotive Repair, Inc in Orlando, FL, 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.
Your alternator is a central component on any engine. The alternator is responsible for powering anything electronic on your vehicle, including the coils that fire your spark plugs (unless it’s a diesel). At Griffis Automotive Repair, Inc in Orlando, FL, we know a bad alternator when we see one - here’s how you can spot one too.
Are your fleet vehicles equipped with four-wheel or all-wheel drive? More and more, companies are moving towards vehicles equipped with one or the other - they’re safer and more useful, particularly in inclement weather or less than ideal conditions. If your fleet is powered by all four wheels, Griffis Automotive Repair, Inc in Orlando, FL has you covered.
Is your engine on the way out? If it’s already kicked the bucket, then case closed - however, there are a number of other indicators that your engine is about to go, even if it’s still running at the moment. From Griffis Automotive Repair, Inc in Orlando, FL, here are some signs of trouble that predict an imminent engine failure is in the cards for your car, truck, or SUV.