Preventative maintenance is an important part of keeping a vehicle running for many years. This applies not only to gas cars but diesel vehicles, too.
The diesel repair specialists at Branch Automotive in Littleton, CO have the tools to do preventative maintenance on all types of diesels. These include Cummins, Duramax, and Powerstroke engines. Our certified technicians also have the tools and diagnostic equipment to perform diesel repair services.
Contact Branch Automotive at (303) 771-2224 if you need a diesel repair specialist in Littleton, CO. We are located at 6030 East County Line Road, Littleton, CO 80126-3919.
Diesel trucks need preventative maintenance to keep them on the road, and the Cummins is no exception. Drivers might see a “Perform Service” message, or the check engine light might come on. The Perform Service light is an emissions system maintenance reminder.
Our techs will scan the computer to determine what the issue is if you have a check engine light illuminated. The diagnostic trouble code or DTC will lead the technician to the appropriate manufacturer’s service information to perform diagnostics on the affected system. Usually, when the “Perform Service” message displays, the vehicle needs:
If the check engine light comes on, the diesel specialists at Branch Automotive in Littleton, CO will scan the computer to determine the affected system and follow appropriate diagnostic procedures for the issue, which could be:
The Duramax diesel engine has maintenance that needs to be taken care of as part of its preventative maintenance schedule.
Some issues will illuminate the check engine light. They would need repairs as they arise. These include DEF heater performance, EGR, and fuel rail pressure issues.
Other common issues include overheating, oil in the cooling system reservoir, oil leaks, water in the fuel, and loss of power.
Preventative maintenance in Littleton, CO that helps prevent these issues includes:
The Powerstroke diesel engine is behind several models of Ford trucks. It comes in three sizes: 7.3, 6.0, and 6.7 liters.
Powerstroke engines aren’t immune to issues that plague other engines. Common issues for Powerstroke diesel engines include:
Preventative maintenance that helps keep problems at bay includes:
Call Branch Automotive in Littleton, CO for an appointment if you need preventative maintenance or diesel repair services. If your vehicle broke down, have it towed to our shop and call us when the tow truck is on the way.
You can contact us at (303) 771-2224. We are conveniently located at 6030 East County Line Road, Littleton, CO 80126-3919.