Your alternator is a central component on any engine. The alternator is responsible for powering anything electronic on your vehicle, including the coils that fire your spark plugs (unless it’s a diesel). At Performance Automotive, Inc in San Diego, CA, we know a bad alternator when we see one - here’s how you can spot one too.
Our fleet truck customers do not need to spend valuable time in the shop with transmission issues due that could have been avoided by servicing their fleet vehicles based on their owner's manual recommendations! Especially if it is simply changing a clogged filter, changing fluids or clutch issues! Our transmission technicians here at Performance Automotive, Inc in San Diego believe that service = saving high repair bills! Therefore, we believe in a proactive approach!
Is your engine on the way out? If it’s already kicked the bucket, then case closed - however, there are a number of other indicators that your engine is about to go, even if it’s still running at the moment. From Performance Automotive, Inc in San Diego, CA, here are some signs of trouble that predict an imminent engine failure is in the cards for your car, truck, or SUV.
When you think about diesel engines, you probably think about large trucks and machinery, and maybe a few oddball cars over the years. But how long has diesel really been around, and why is it used the way it is today? Performance Automotive, Inc in San Diego, CA has the answers you need to become more in-tune with your diesel truck and engine.
Every year, vehicle electrical systems get a little more complicated. These days, many cars on the road contain up to a mile of wiring, running throughout every corner of the vehicle. With all those wires, there’s bound to be an issue at some point; Performance Automotive, Inc in San Diego, CA is here to help you recognize a potential electrical issue, and know what to do about it.