Diesel Trucks

  • Benefits of Treating a Fuel System

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    Like anything else on your vehicle, keeping various systems clean and in good shape is essential to long life and reliability. Your fuel system is especially important - parts are expensive, problems can be difficult to diagnose, and it doesn’t take much contamination to cause a huge issue. It’s much easier to keep your fuel system clean than it is to clean a dirty or problematic system. Performing regular fuel treatment can prove very beneficial to the life of your vehicle.

  • Coolant Leaks - What to Watch Out For, and How to Find Them

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    Coolant leaks can be a pain - they’re elusive and have a lot of damage potential. Fortunately, at Birch's Automotive & Muffler in Arlington, TN, our technicians know exactly how to diagnose and repair a coolant leak, no matter where it is. Knowing more about where these coolant leaks appear and why they're a problem will help you to recognize a problem and get it repaired before it does further damage.

  • Diesel - The Ideal Engine for Fleet Vehicles

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    If you own or operate a fleet or commercial truck, you’re probably pretty familiar with diesel vehicles. But why are diesel engines predominantly used in commercial vehicles, and where did they start?

  • Diesel Fuel Systems - How They Work, and How to Maintain Them

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    No matter what type of fleet vehicles or commercial trucks you maintain, the fuel system on your diesel is an integral part of keeping you on the road. Gas systems are pretty simple - there’s basically just a pump that pushes gasoline to the injectors. Diesels are a bit more complicated.

  • Diesel Tires - Find the Balance

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    When it comes to installing new tires on your Dodge, Chevy, or Ford diesel pickup, you want it done right the first time. Our technicians have the equipment necessary to get you cruising smoothly down the road in no time.

  • Have You Changed Your Oil Lately?

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    If you drive a Dodge, Chevy, or Ford diesel pickup, you know the amount of hard work your truck puts in. You may also be aware that diesels run a little dirtier than your average gas burner. At Birch's Automotive & Muffler in Arlington, TN, our goal is to keep your Duramax, Cummins, or Powerstroke truck on the road for many miles to come. A huge part of that is keeping your oil maintained.

  • Is That Shaking a Driveshaft Issue?

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    Whatever type of truck you run in your fleet, they all have a driveshaft that connects the transmission to the differential, transferring power to the wheels. At Birch's Automotive & Muffler in Arlington, TN, we specialize in diesel truck and fleet vehicle maintenance and repair, including precision driveshaft care.

  • 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 Birch's Automotive & Muffler in Arlington, TN, we’ve got you covered.

  • Maintaining a Diesel Fuel System

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    Keeping your fuel system maintained will prevent premature parts failure and poor running conditions. Here are some important aspects of diesel fuel system maintenance, to keep your fleet running smoothly. While your system and components should typically be serviced by a professional technician, there are some things you can be conscious of that will go a long way toward keeping your engine in good shape.

  • 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 Birch's Automotive & Muffler in Arlington, 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.

  • 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 Birch's Automotive & Muffler in Arlington, TN, we understand the importance of your investment.

  • Routine Maintenance for Your Diesel

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    Oil changes are integral to the performance, longevity, and reliability of your diesel truck. At Birch's Automotive & Muffler in Arlington, our expert mechanics understand the importance of good quality oil, changed at correct intervals, in allowing you to get the most out of your Cummins, Powerstroke, or Duramax diesel.

  • Take a Look at Your Tires

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    Are the tires on your diesel truck any good? At Birch's Automotive & Muffler in Arlington, TN, we want you to be able to spot the difference between a good tire and one that needs to be replaced. Here’s a quick guide on what to watch out for.

  • The Ins & Outs of Your Turbochargers

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    Now that you know why your turbo is necessary, you’ll want to know what the turbocharger is made of. Turbos are intricate and precise components, but not actually all that complicated or difficult to understand. Here’s a rundown on the parts of a turbocharger, from Birch's Automotive & Muffler in Arlington, TN.

  • Towing with your diesel pickup

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    Is your truck used for towing? Whether you’re looking to upgrade your current setup or rig up something new, our technicians have you covered. Here’s some useful information on towing equipment, from Birch's Automotive & Muffler in Arlington, TN.

  • Trust Our Team for Your Maintenance Needs

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    Diesel trucks are known for their incredibly reliable engines. At Birch's Automotive & Muffler in Arlington, we know that the key to a reliable engine is good maintenance. In fleet trucks, the difference between a truck that lasts a million miles and a truck that needs new engine hinges on how well it has been maintained.

  • Turbochargers - The Extra Boost Your Diesel Needs

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    Whether you drive a Cummins, Duramax, or Powerstroke diesel truck, there’s a good chance you’re familiar with turbochargers. Over the past couple of decades, turbos have nearly become stock equipment on diesel pickups, and are becoming increasingly common on gas vehicles as well. But what are they, how do they work, and why are they there? Birch's Automotive & Muffler in Arlington, TN has the answers.

  • Water in your floorboard? We can help!

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    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 Birch's Automotive & Muffler in Arlington, TN, here are some of the leading causes of water on your floor, and what you can do about it.

  • What's So Great About Performance Chips?

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    Performance chip installation is one of the perks of diesel truck ownership. At Birch's Automotive & Muffler in Arlington, our mechanics can professionally tune and install a chip for any application, whether you drive a Cummins, Powerstroke, Duramax, or otherwise.

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