Brake pads are important - you don’t need them to go, but you do need them to stop. At C&R AutoWerx in Lufkin, TX, we like to keep your vehicle stopping exactly as it should - it’s less dangerous, and it keeps insurance premiums low. So, how do you know if your brake pads are going bad? How do they work? What even are they? We’ve got the answers!
Your brake master cylinder is an integral part of your brake system. When one fails, some odd symptoms may arise, and it may be difficult to diagnose. Here’s some information to help you decide if yours has gone bad. At C&R AutoWerx in Lufkin, TX we want you to know what to look out for so that you can be safely on the road.
If you’ve ever been behind the wheel of a commercial truck, you already know that driving in reverse isn’t easy. At C&R AutoWerx in Lufkin, most of the damage we see is a result of an accident which occurred in reverse.
If you drive a lightweight car, truck, or SUV, the torque converter you have installed is probably just fine. For those of you with more heavy-duty applications, like high horsepower setups or towing rigs, the stock converter may not be enough. At C&R AutoWerx in Lufkin, TX, we can help you determine if your torque converter is right for the job you need to be done.
Your turbocharger will work in essentially the same way, whether you drive a Powerstroke, Cummins, or Duramax diesel pickup. While there are differences in designs and applications, turbos haven’t changed all that much over the past century. Now that you know what one is made of, we’ll look at how it works.
Checking the fluid level on your transmission is fairly easy, but a bit more complicated than checking your oil. Firstly, this only applies to automatic transmissions, and secondly, some modern vehicles don’t have dipsticks or dipstick tubes to check and add transmission fluid. With that in mind, here are some tips from C&R AutoWerx in Lufkin, TX in regard to checking your transmission fluid.
The fuel system is an integral aspect of any combustion engine, but it’s particularly important on diesel trucks. Your Ford, Dodge, or Chevrolet pickup requires a perfectly functioning fuel system, devoid of buildup, leaks, and debris, to provide you with the most powerful and efficient engine performance possible. At C&R AutoWerx in Lufkin, we understand that fuel system flushing is an essential process in maintaining a properly functioning engine.
You trust your diesel to get you to point A to point B every time you get into your truck. However in return, if your truck starts to act differently take the time to pause and listen to what your truck is trying to tell you. Issues can be as small as a thermostat going out, which if fixed now could reduce a more expensive repair down the road! The thermostat in your truck is a small, simple, and critical component. At C&R AutoWerx in Lufkin, thermostat replacements are just one of many repairs we tackle.
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