Diesel Repair

  • AC Diagnostics for Your Vehicle

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    At Sunset Automotive, Inc in Chandler, we understand how important it is to have ice cold AC in your truck on a long, hot day. Whether you drive a Chevy, Ford, or Dodge diesel pickup, chances are you have a lot of cab to cool down, and a subpar AC just won’t cut it.

  • Diagnosing a Bad Brake Master Cylinder

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    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 Sunset Automotive, Inc in Chandler, AZ we want you to know what to look out for so that you can be safely on the road.

  • Diesel Tires - Which Ones are You Rolling With?

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    There are a wide variety of tires available for your diesel truck, no matter what sort of pickup you drive. The climate, the terrain you drive on, and how you drive will determine which tire is best for you. Here’s a short list of common truck tire types.

  • Differential Repair on Your Truck

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    At Sunset Automotive, Inc in Chandler, AZ, we understand that no matter how well something is maintained, everything breaks eventually. Fortunately, our team of expert mechanics can repair just about anything, saving your business a lot of money in the process.

  • Fuel Contamination - What's The Problem?

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    At Sunset Automotive, Inc in Chandler, AZ, we know that fuel contamination is one of the priciest and most problematic issues that may plague a diesel engine. There are a variety of issues that cause contamination in fuel. Knowing these issues will help drivers become aware of fuel contamination and hopefully prevent these issues. 

  • Keep Your Replacement Engine Running

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    Once your diesel truck is back on the road, you’ll definitely want to keep it running strong. At Sunset Automotive, Inc in Chandler, AZ, we’ve got you covered.

  • 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 Sunset Automotive, Inc in Chandler, AZ, we track maintenance and repairs for a number of reasons. Here’s why:
  • Maintaining Tires on Your Diesel Truck

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    Once you’ve got your new tires installed on your diesel truck, you’ll want to keep them in good shape. Tires aren’t difficult to maintain, and maintaining them correctly will dramatically increase their longevity. Inspection and maintenance are the two key components to making sure they last.

  • Maintaining Your Electrical Systems

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    Electrical issues in a vehicle have always been difficult to track down; with the complexity of modern vehicles ever-increasing, sometimes it can seem nearly impossible. Fortunately, at Sunset Automotive, Inc in Chandler, our team of expert technicians is well trained and perfectly equipped to track down and repair even the most evasive issues in your Ford, Dodge, or Chevy diesel pickup.

  • New Truck or New Engine - Exploring Your Diesel Options

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    You have determined your Cummins, Duramax, or Powerstroke engine needs to be replaced. You might be on the fence about whether you should replace the engine in your diesel, or just get a new truck. At Sunset Automotive, Inc in Chandler, AZ, we’re here to help.

  • Quality Work for Your Diesel Truck

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    We know how important a good exhaust setup is on a diesel truck. Whether you’re powered by a Cummins, a Duramax, a Powerstroke, or something else, your exhaust plays a major role in performance, engine sound, and even aesthetic. At Sunset Automotive, Inc in Chandler, AZ, our professional mechanics have the equipment, knowledge, and ability necessary to get your exhaust in shape.

  • Quality Work or Quality Product - You Can Have Both

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    Once you’ve settled on an engine, the last thing you want to do is cut corners on the final steps. At Sunset Automotive, Inc in Chandler, AZ, we understand the importance of your investment.

  • Should You be Running an Auxiliary Oil Cooler?

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    If you’re running a truck (or trucks) without an auxiliary oil cooler, it may be something you want to consider. Here’s some information on auxiliary oil coolers, what they are, and why they’re a great upgrade, from Sunset Automotive, Inc in Chandler, AZ.

  • Time to Replace Your Diesel Engine? Let's Explore Your Options

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    Whether you drive a Chevy, Dodge, or Ford diesel truck, there are a variety of options out there for a replacement engine. Depending on your truck's worth, it may depend on the type of engine and the amount of money you want to put into it. You can purchase a used, rebuilt, remanufactured, or even new diesel engine to replace your old. At Sunset Automotive, Inc in Chandler, AZ, we’re here to help you choose the right one. 

  • Vacuum Leaks - What Are They, and How Do You Fix One?

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    Vacuum pressure plays a critical role in keeping your engine running smooth, and performing it’s best. From Sunset Automotive, Inc in Chandler, AZ, here’s some info on vacuum pressure, why you need it, and how to tell if you’ve got a vacuum leak.

  • What To Do When Your Brakes Break

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    Your pickup truck is heavy and hard working, whether it’s a Chevy, Ford, or Dodge. If you add towing to the mix, it’s even heavier and has to work harder. Your brakes are one of the most wear and tear prone systems on your diesel pickup, but at Sunset Automotive, Inc in Chandler, AZ, we can help you keep yours in good shape.

  • When Do I Need A Heavy Duty Torque Converter?

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    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 Sunset Automotive, Inc in Chandler, AZ, we can help you determine if your torque converter is right for the job you need to be done. 

  • Your Diesel's Tire Guide

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    Whether you drive a Ford, Chevy, or Ram diesel truck, your tires are an important aspect of the way your truck performs. At Sunset Automotive, Inc in Chandler, AZ, we’re here to keep you in the loop on what type of tires are out there for you, and what your tires say about the condition of your truck.

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