SUV Repair - Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc | Inman, KS

Are oil changes getting more expensive?

oil being put into the car

At Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS, it’s important to us that you see the value in the work we do. Over the course of the past decade, depending on what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive, it may seem like oil changes have gotten more expensive, and there’s a lot of differentiation in pricing at different locations. What’s going on?

Bad Transmission? Fix It or Sell It?

close up of a transmission in a car

So, you’ve determined your transmission is bad. What next? Choosing what to do can be overwhelming, and you need someone you can trust to help you decide what work needs to be done. Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS is here to help you make the right decision when it comes to your transmission. There are a few things to consider when your transmission goes out. You might feel inclined to just get a new car, but should you? 

Cheap Parts Don’t Cut It and Warranties Matter

car parts At Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS, we’re in the business of quality. Quality work, quality parts, and quality service keep a business going. Here is a quick rundown on why it’s important to install components that will perform reliably, and keep you taken care of in the event that they don’t.

Disconnecting a Battery from A Vehicle

man taking battery out of car

If you’re ever in a situation where you must remove the battery from your vehicle, it’s important to know what you’re doing. It seems pretty straight forward, and it is. However, there are some important things to remember when disconnecting the battery in your car, truck, or SUV. Here are some tips on disconnecting a car battery, from Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS.

Do I really need new oxygen sensors?

Oxygen Sensor

At Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS, our goal is to keep your car, truck, or SUV reliable and in great shape. To us, it’s important that we’re paying attention to both your needs and the needs of your vehicle. When it comes to oxygen sensors, sometimes it seems a bit nebulous on what they actually do and why they’re important; we’re here to clear things up for you.

Don't Forget a Coolant Flush!

hand screwing lid off of coolant

At Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS, it’s important to us that your car, truck, or SUV is ready for any condition. Coolant flushes are an important part of getting your vehicle ready for winter - here’s why.

Don't Neglect Your Brakes

brakes

Obviously, your brakes are essential. However, it’s easy to neglect or ignore brake issues, and even miss them altogether; as long as the car, truck, or SUV still stops, many people don’t see the need to have their brakes serviced. From Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, here are some common brake issues, and why you should fix them.

Hints Your Transmission Is Failing

transmission in car

At Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS, we know that transmissions are witchcraft to most people. More often than not, if major damage has occurred, it’s a lot more time and cost-effective to just replace the entire unit and get a fresh start. Our trained technicians at Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc want to keep you informed so you are aware of what to look out for.

How can you tell if your transmission is slipping?

transmission up close

A slipping transmission is never a good thing. What causes it, what forms does it take, and how do you know if yours is slipping? From Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS, here’s what you need to know.

How Do I Choose A New Transmission?

transmission

At Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS, a big part of our job is helping you make decisions that are right for you, your car, truck or SUV. When it comes to replacing a transmission there are a lot of options out there, and we’re here to help you make the right choice. Our technicians can help you decide based on your budget, vehicle and lifestyle. We're here to get your car going again and earn your business in the future.

Hydraulic Basics To Keep You Running

mechanic messing with a tire on a lifted car

The operation of your transmission depends on your hydraulics. Even if that sounds like a foreign language to you, at Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS, we speak the automotive language. We want you to understand what we're talking about, so here are the basics of the hydraulic functions behind your transmission.

If you see steam, pull over!

Woman checking out under the hood where steam is coming from

Something will go wrong with your car, truck, or SUV eventually. The important thing is knowing what to do, and how to deal with it. Just knowing what to do in a situation often means the difference between a quick repair and thousands of dollars worth of work. If you see steam coming from under the hood, it’s important to deal with it appropriately and quickly. Here’s what’s going on, and what to do, from Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS.

Keeping Track of Maintenance - Why It’s So Important

mechanic working on car Keeping track of maintenance done on your fleet vehicles and commercial trucks is one of the most important aspects of fleet management. At Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS, we track maintenance and repairs for a number of reasons. Here’s why:

New Rims - reading measurements and why they matter

row of wheels

At Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS, we’re focused on keeping your car, truck, or SUV running well - but we’re here to keep it looking good too. Here’s some information on wheel sizing, to help you make sure your new wheels will fit your vehicle.

Protect Your Car from Interior Leaks and Drips

interior of car

Leaks and drips that get the interior of your vehicle wet are definitely an inconvenience. Sitting water promotes rust, bad smells, and can ruin your carpet. Furthermore, the water often seems to come from seemingly nowhere, adding to the frustration. From Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS, here are some of the leading causes of water on your floor, and what you can do about it.

Pumping Brakes are a Thing of the Past

dashboard with ABS light on

At Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS, we see our fair share of warning lights and dashboard notifications. If your ABS light is illuminated, here’s what you need to know.

Synthetic vs. Conventional oil - what’s the difference?

oil being poured from container

Keeping up with oil changes is one of the most important aspects of keeping your engine in good shape. However, you’ve probably noticed that the price of oil changes can vary pretty dramatically depending on what you get, and the oil all looks the same. Here’s a breakdown of the difference between synthetic and conventional oil, from Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS.

Take Care of Your Tires So They'll Take Care of You

mechanic working on car tire

There are a few things that matter when mounting new tires on your truck or commercial vehicle. First, you want it done right. Second, you want it done fast. For both, Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS has you covered. We've been trained to do it right the first time and make sure you're satisfied.

Transmission Parts Rely On Each Other

transmission

Once you have an idea of how the major components of your transmission operate, it’s time to bring them all together. In its most complex terms, a truck’s automatic transmission takes a lot to understand. However, at Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS, we like to keep things simple when we can. We want you to understand exactly what's going on with your car, truck or SUV. Here’s a rundown of how everything works together.

Transmission Problems are Slippery Business

transmission

Transmission slippage can be caused by a variety of factors that are sometimes difficult to pin down. From Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS, here’s a rundown of the more common issues that may cause a transmission to slip. Our highly trained technicians are ready to get you going with a top transmission.

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