While there are definitely some similarities, diesel engines are different from your everyday vehicle engines. For this reason, it’s always best to work with a qualified diesel mechanic for all of your diesel engine repair needs.
Here are some of the most common problems that you may face as a diesel truck driver that can be solved with diesel engine repair services:
- Malfunctioning glow plugs. The glow plugs that your diesel engine uses can cause a number of problems for your truck if they are bad or damaged. Though they can last for several thousand miles, they’ll eventually need to be replaced, depending on how old your diesel truck is.
- Incorrect compression ratio. Your truck’s ability to steer, fuel injection, and other parts of your truck can be negatively affected by an incorrect compression ratio in your diesel truck’s engine. Your diesel mechanic can take a look at the engine and let you know if the problems you’re having with your truck are related to the compression ratio.
- Failing bearings. Bearings that need to be replaced will often be indicated by strange knocking noises in your engine. If you notice any strange noises, be sure to reach out to one of our diesel mechanics to see if your bearings are failing.
For all of your diesel engine repair needs, you can trust our team at Mid Carolina Diesel to help you out. We specialize in taking care of diesel trucks, so reach out to us today to get your diesel truck running smoothly and adhering to all industry standards.