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Injector Pump Failure: Fuel System Flooded with Metal Particles

Injector Pump Failure: Fuel System Flooded with Metal Particles

February 24, 2022

The shop had performed a service on the customer’s 2015 Silverado equipped with a 6.6L Duramax Turbo Diesel, which included a fuel filter replacement. Weeks later the customer contacts the shop owner requesting re- imbursement in the amount of $14,000 to cover the repair cost of the fuel injection system due to an alleged defective […]

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Preparing for the Rise of EVs

Preparing for the Rise of EVs

January 26, 2022

Currently, a great debate is ensuing about when electric vehicles (EVs) will impact the industry on a large scale – and with this debate comes an onslaught of questions. What role will governments and manufacturers play in encouraging the sale and purchase of EVs? What will be the adoption rate by consumers? When will infrastructure, […]

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Maintenance and Service Intervals: The Key to Extending Engine Life

Maintenance and Service Intervals: The Key to Extending Engine Life

December 14, 2020

With proper maintenance and timely service intervals, the life of the engine and related components can be extended. Neglecting these service intervals can result in poor engine performance and internal engine damage due to the formation of sludge deposits. These deposits can restrict the flow of lubricant, promoting accelerated wear.

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5 Ways to Get Customers to Stay On Schedule with Their Vehicle Maintenance

5 Ways to Get Customers to Stay On Schedule with Their Vehicle Maintenance

September 8, 2020

“What do you mean, ‘scheduled maintenance’? My car’s running just fine.” If you’ve ever felt the urge to tear your hair out when a customer says something like that, you’re not alone. People spend big bucks to buy sporty new cars or road-dominating pickups. Yet when it comes to servicing that vehicle, many balk because […]

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