Your Ram, Chevy, or Ford diesel pickup is a big truck. All that weight takes some strong stopping power and takes its toll on your brake pads - especially if you ever pull a trailer or carry heavy loads. Whenever you need a brake job, Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS has your back.
When you think about diesel engines, you probably think about large trucks and machinery, and maybe a few oddball cars over the years. So how long has diesel really been around, and why is it used the way it is today? More specifically, why should you choose a diesel engine for your needs? Here at Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS, we discuss this with customers often based on their unique needs along with the history of the diesel engine.
At Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS, we know it isn’t always easy deciding what to do next when it comes to major engine repairs. Fortunately, that’s what we’re here for - to help you make the best decision for your situation.
At Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS, we see our fair share of warning lights and dashboard notifications. If your ABS light is illuminated, here’s what you need to know. First, it should be noted that the ABS light is supposed to illuminate for a few seconds after you turn the key, as part of a system test. If the light stays illuminated or comes on again randomly, there’s an issue somewhere that must be addressed.
Keeping track of maintenance done on your fleet vehicles and commercial trucks is one of the most important aspects of fleet management. At Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS, we track maintenance and repairs for a number of reasons. Here’s why:
Your Vehicle Identification Number, or VIN, is essentially your car’s fingerprint. In its entirety, it is specific only to your car. Each car has its own unique VIN number and can be decoded to provide manufacturing and identification information on any vehicle on the road. Date of manufacture, manufacturer, vehicle type, where it was made, and options such as engine and transmission type, whether a car is a two or four-door, and a multitude of other specifications can be gleaned from a VIN number. Essentially, a VIN number will tell you exactly what a car is and where it came from, without even having to see the car.
At Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, we know that transmissions are one of the greatest technological marvels of the automotive world. How does a standard shift transmission work? Why should you care? Our expert technicians here at Cecil's Automotive in Collierville have the answers.
Fuel Systems are particularly important on diesel trucks, whether you drive a Ford, Chevrolet, or Dodge pickup. At Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, fuel system maintenance and repair is a service we prioritize, since we know how essential a reliable fuel system is.