If you’re running a truck (or trucks) without an auxiliary oil cooler, it may be something you want to consider. Here’s some information on auxiliary oil coolers, what they are, and why they’re a great upgrade, from Zylstra Automotive & Diesel in Visalia, CA.
Every year, more and more trucks come equipped with turbochargers. What was once a novelty or a performance option has become increasingly common as stock equipment. What are they for, and how do they work? Zylstra Automotive & Diesel in Visalia, CA is here to help.
Whether your diesel pickup is a Dodge, Chevrolet, or Ford, it’s undoubtedly a well-made, heavy-duty machine. However, when an issue does arise, trust Zylstra Automotive & Diesel in Visalia to keep you on the road.
At some point or another, we’ve pretty much all dealt with a dead car battery. There’s a good chance you already know how to jump-start your car - if not, don’t worry! Here’s everything you need to know, from Zylstra Automotive & Diesel in Visalia, CA.
Your vehicle's cooling system is one of the most important systems in your vehicle. Inside your engine, spark plugs ignite the fuel within the cylinders to produce small explosions that propel your vehicle down the road. With small explosions comes scorching temperatures that can destroy your engine if not controlled. There are two types of cooling systems - liquid-cooled and air-cooled.
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.
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 Zylstra Automotive & Diesel in Visalia, CA, we know a bad alternator when we see one - here’s how you can spot one too.
Once you’ve got your fleet vehicle or commercial truck back on the road, it’s important to take the proper steps to keep it that way. At Zylstra Automotive & Diesel in Visalia, CA we have you covered. Sometimes engines just wear out - but there’s a good chance your last engine took a turn for the worst as a result of maintenance issues that went unnoticed or weren’t taken care of in time.