Your truck’s alignment is an essential aspect of its reliability and ride quality. From Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS, here’s what you should know about the alignment on your Chevrolet, Dodge, or Ford diesel pickup, from symptoms to keep an eye on, to how it affects your vehicle.
Good steering is an underrated and often neglected aspect of driving. At Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS, we believe in making sure you have the best vehicle possible, whether you’re driving across town or traveling long distances.
The heads on your commercial or fleet diesel are one of the most integral parts of your engine. The heads are comprised of the valvetrain, exhaust ports, intake ports, and injector ports. In essence, a head’s purpose is to regulate and time the intake of fresh air, the release of exhaust, the compression of fuel and air that provides combustion, and the entry point for fuel into the cylinder. The head is where all the complex aspects of engine operation occur...without it, you just have a chunk of metal with pistons in it, and no way to make them move. Here’s what you need to know about your heads, from Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS.
Everyone from mechanics, to your uncle that works on cars, has at some point given you advice concerning engine oil. The fact of the matter is that while we are familiar with words like “synthetic” and “oil weight,” many people don’t know exactly what the terminology means, or why common knowledge about oil exists in the form that it does. At Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS, we keep things clear and simple. The more you know about your vehicle, the better equipped you are to keep it maintained, and we know a thing or two about vehicles. We have compiled a short list of common myths for you, most of which you’ve heard, but maybe never second guessed.
Inspecting wear and tear items on any commercial truck is a great way to make sure you stay reliably on the road. With a trained eye, a variety of issues can easily be caught before trouble arises, saving you critical time and a lot of money in the process. At Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, one of our top priorities is preventative maintenance, and noticing a problem before it becomes a bigger one.
Windshield wipers are one of those things you never think about until you need them, and by then it’s too late. There’s a good chance you haven’t changed windshield wipers in a long time, so it might be a good idea to inspect them before rainy weather catches you off guard. Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS has compiled a few windshield wiper tips here for you.
At Cecil's Automotive in Collierville, TN and Olive Branch, MS, we understand how frustrating it is when your vehicle makes mysterious noises that it shouldn’t be making. Here’s a rundown on suspension bushings, to help you figure out what that sound is you keep hearing.