fluid being poured into vehicleIf you own or operate a fleet or commercial truck, it’s important you know the basics of vehicle maintenance. Checking your fluids is the easiest and most effective way to ensure your vehicles stay on the road and going strong. Here’s what you need to know, from Birch's Automotive & Muffler in Arlington, TN.

An article about routine maintenance probably doesn’t sound like the most riveting read, but at Birch's Automotive & Muffler in Arlington, TN, proper maintenance is something we believe in wholeheartedly. Routine maintenance is the key to making a vehicle last for decades; if done correctly, your vehicle will stay reliable and enjoyable to drive, and you will save time and money in the process.

oil being poured into car

These days, it seems like the oil options for your oil changes are limitless - full synthetic, blends, conventional, high mileage, and the list goes on and on. We are frequently asked if it's okay to switch between oils, and how you know what is okay to use? At Birch's Automotive & Muffler in Arlington, TN we're here to help you answer that question. When it comes to engine oil, the answer to this question can be as complicated or as simple as you want it to be!

check engine light on in dash

Is your check engine light on? Whether you can tell a difference in the way your car, truck, or SUV is running, your car is trying to tell you something. At Birch's Automotive & Muffler in Arlington, TN, we can help.

diesel engine

At Birch's Automotive & Muffler in Arlington, TN, we know that diesel engines play a huge role in many of our customers' daily ways of life. If you drive a Duramax, Powerstroke, or Cummins diesel pickup, you obviously appreciate the power of the diesel engine. Diesel engines are prevalent all over the road, but where did it all start, and why are diesel engines most commonly found in trucks today? 

salesman talking to customer about a new vehicle

Whether you drive a Chevrolet, Ford, or Dodge diesel pickup, there will come a day when you have to ask the question - has the time come to get a new truck? Knowing when to throw in the towel or decide to keep the vehicle you have can be a difficult task. Birch's Automotive & Muffler in Arlington, TN is here to help you decide.

diesel fuel pump

Good diesel technicians and shops that service diesel engines are hard to come by. At Birch's Automotive & Muffler in Arlington, TN, diesels are our specialty. There are many reasons to have diesel truck maintenance performed by diesel specialists - here are just a few.

Battery

At Birch's Automotive & Muffler in Arlington, we understand how vital solid battery power is to a truck driver. A dead or weak battery isn’t a big deal in a passenger vehicle; in a commercial truck, missed deadlines, incomplete jobs, insufficient equipment, and inconvenient situations are all consequences of a less than adequate battery.

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