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Because of their efficiency and durability, diesel engines have become the standard in powering our nation’s passenger vehicles, pickups, and other work trucks trucks and buses.  Diesel service technicians who service and repair these engines are using more complex diagnostic equipment as diesel engine maintenance is becoming increasingly more complex with engines and other components using more electronic systems to control their operation. For example, fuel injection and engine timing systems rely heavily on microprocessors to maximize fuel efficiency. In most shops, workers often use hand-held or laptop computers to diagnose problems and adjust engine functions.

At Donnie Braun & Sons Auto Repair in Jefferson City, our team of expert mechanics are qualified and ready to work on any type of vehicle - diesels included. Bypass expensive dealerships by bringing your diesel car, truck, or SUV to us next time it needs maintenance or repair. Whether you just need an oil change or a brake job, or your diesel vehicle is in need of repair from injectors to head gasket replacements and beyond, trust our team of professional technicians to give your vehicle the care it needs. Diesel repair does require a certain skill set by a diesel technician who knows what they’re doing; and at Donnie Braun & Sons Auto Repair we have who you’re looking for. Call or come by anytime.

Our diesel mechanics handle many kinds of repairs on the Ford, Chevy, Dodge, & GM trucks that come into the shop such as electrical system, major engine repairs, or retrofit engines with emission control systems to comply with pollution regulations.  Diesel engine maintenance is becoming increasingly complex as engines and other components use more electronic systems to control their operation. For example, fuel injection and engine timing systems rely heavily on microprocessors to maximize fuel efficiency.

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When do you need to schedule maintenance for your diesel engine and what is needed each time?  For your convenience, we've added the preferred maintenance listing. 

7,500 MILES
    •    Change engine oil and replace oil filter
    •    Rotate Tires
    •    Inspect engine air filter minder, replace filter as required

15,000 MILES
    •    Change engine oil and replace oil filter
    •    Inspect tires for wear and measure tread depth
    •    Rotate tires
    •    Inspect engine air filter minder, replace filter as req.
    •    Replace engine- and frame- mounted fuel filters
    •    Inspect steering linkage, suspension and if equipped, driveshaft and ball joints
    •    Inspect engine cooling system and hoses
    •    Inspect brake system
    •    Inspect exaust system and heat shields
    •    Check wheels for end play and noise
    •    Inspect and lubricate 4x2 ball joints (except F-450/F-550)
    •    Inspect and lubricate steerring idler arms

22,500 MILES
    •    Change engine oil and replace oil filter
    •    Inspect engine air filter minder, replace filter as req.

30,000 MILES
    •    Change engine oil and replace oil filter
    •    Inspect tires for wear and measure tread depth
    •    Rotate tires
    •    Inspect engine air filter minder, replace filter as req.
    •    Replace engine- and frame-mounted fuel filters
    •    Inspect steering linkage, suspension and, if equipped, driveshaft and ball joints
    •    Inspect engine cooling system and hoses
    •    Inspect brake system
    •    Inspect exaust system and heat shields
    •    Change automatic  transmission fluid and external filter element
    •    Check wheels for end play and noise
    •    Inspect and lubricate 4x2 ball joints (except F-450 / F-550)
    •    Inspect and lubricate steering idler arms

37,500 MILES
    •    Change engine oil and replace oil filter
    •    Inspect engine air filter minder, replace filter as req.

45,000 MILES
    •    Change engine oil and replace oil filter
    •    Inspect tires for wear and measure tread depth
    •    Rotate tires
    •    Inspect engine air filter minder, replacefilter as required
    •    Replace engine- and frame- mounted fuel filters
    •    Inspect steering linkage, suspension and, if equipped, driveshaft and ball joints
    •    Inspect engine cooling system and hoses
    •    Inspect brake system
    •    Inspect exaust system and heat shields
    •    Check wheels for end play and noise
    •    Inspect and lubricate 4x2 ball joints (except F-450 / F-550)
    •    Inspect and lubricate steering idler arms

52,500 MILES
    •    Change engine oil and replace oil filter
    •    Inspect engine air filter minder, replace filter as required

60,000 MILES
    •    Change engine oil and replace oil filter
    •    Inspect tires for wear and measure tread depth
    •    Rotate tires
    •    Inspect engine air filter minder, replace filter as required
    •    Replace engine- and frame- mounted fuel filters
    •    Inspect steering linkage, suspension and, if equipped, driveshaft and ball joints
    •    Inspect engine cooling system and hoses
    •    Inspect brake system
    •    Inspect exaust system and heat shields
    •    Change automatic transmission fluid and external filter element
    •    Change manual transmission fluid
    •    Check wheels for end play and noise
    •    Lubricate 4x4 hub needle bearings
    •    Lubricate 4x2 wheel bearings
    •    Replace wheel bearing grease seal
    •    Inspect and lubricate 4x2 ball joints (except F-450 / F-550)
    •    Inspect and lubricate steering idler arms

Talk to our professionals today at  Donnie Braun & Sons Auto Repair in Jefferson City about scheduling your diesel engine maintenance today and before you decide to replace your diesel vehicles if you have engine issues.   We look forward to working with you to keep your diesel vehicles on the road.

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