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Ensuring an Awesome Summer with Good Car Maintenance

Posted on: February 22, 2015 by in Automotive
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Ensuring an Awesome Summer with Good Car Maintenance There’s no doubt about it—most Americans do more driving during the summer than any other time of the year, so it pays to make sure your car is properly maintained. The last thing you want on a summer trip is to have major repairs throw a wrench into your vacation plans! In order to make sure this doesn’t happen to you, we’ve provided a basic checklist to know what to check on your car before heading out to hit the open Continue Reading ...

Ford F-350 Repair

Posted on: January 21, 2014 by in Automotive
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The only way to the job right, is to have the right equipment. With the Ford F350 to properly gain access to the engine compartment you need to have a body lifter that specifically can lift the Ford F-350 body so the technicians can have easy access to make sure every part is replaces properly. Without this access many mechanics cannot get proper angles to verify nuts, bolts and other engine parts a properly and securely Continue Reading ...

3 Tips for Handling an Auto Breakdown Emergency

Posted on: May 16, 2013 by in Automotive
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Even with the high levels of automotive technology today, vehicle breakdowns are still inevitable. No one knows when their vehicle will break down or where they will be when it happens. When it does happen, it is unexpected and most people are not prepared to handle it properly. Many become confused because they do not know what to do next. Therefore, here are 3 tips that will assist you in making the right moves when your car breaks down on the road: 1.   Move your vehicle to safety Continue Reading ...

Ford 6.0 New EGR Engine Oil Cooler

Posted on: March 3, 2013 by in Automotive, DIY
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It's no secret that 6.0L Ford/Navistar Power Stroke engines have been notable for warranty issues. These included EGR valve sticking due to carbon deposits, which can be remedied by installing a new-design stainless EGR cooler. There are not many mechanics who like to work on the 6.0, but we at Matt's Caddy Shop are ready to keep your 6.0L Ford/Navistar Power Stroke engines running smooth and in great working order.     Continue Reading ...

2004 Ford F250 Diesel Oil Pressure Problem-San Diego

Posted on: February 12, 2013 by in DIY
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Matt here from MCS - Ford, Chevy Diesel and Cadillac Dealer Alternative Repair We had a 2004 F-250 that lost all oil pressure. The Ford F-250 needs 3000 lbs of oil pressure to start engine.After installing an aftermarket high pressure pump the problem was solved and the F250 owner was back on the road in one day. Another Ford F-250 owner was having hard engine starting issues with our current cold weather conditions.The simple and affordable solution was to install new glow plugs into his Continue Reading ...