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5 Tips for Keeping your Diesel Engine at Peak Performance

5 Tips for Keeping your Diesel Engine at Peak Performance

#1 Keep it Clean – Follow all regular maintenance intervals. By waiting and putting off minor things you may cause major issues that could have been prevented, all for a fraction of the cost of major repairs. #2 Regularly Monitor the Coolant – Don't let it wear down too much and become too acidic, instead keep it in clean and changed when needed. This will help prevent bigger issues with other components like the radiator which can lead to more costly repairs. #3 Stay up to Date on Oil Changes – Most diesel vehicles need an oil change every 5,000 miles, though some manufacturers may recommend every 3,000 miles. Depending on how you drive or if you tow often, your vehicle may benefit from every 3,000 even if the manufacturer says 5,000. #4 Change the Fuel Filters – Fuel filters wear out so change them! Set a reminder or have a set maintenance plan so your fuel filters are being changed every 10-15 thousand miles. This will help keep things clean and p ... read more

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