Changing the fuel filter in your diesel engine is a common activity in routine diesel engine maintenance. While you should have access to a vehicle owner’s manual that will explain how to change a fuel filter, some neglect to mention what to do after the fuel filter has been changed. If not done properly, some individuals have reported a diesel engine not starting after a fuel filter change. Hopefully, we can provide you with the necessary information needed to ensure your engine is running smoothly after changing the fuel filter.(more…)
Having access to a team of experienced mechanics is essential to keeping your fleet of tractors and trailers serviced and on the roads. Not only can an ASE certified diesel mechanic perform routine inspections but can also provide repair and emergency roadside assistance. Many fleet operators wonder about the importance of their diesel maintenance and repair crews holding an Automotive Service Excellent (ASE) certification, why it’s such a crucial component of ensuring proper maintenance and diagnosing truck malfunctions.
Importance of the ASE
Like many professional certifications, the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) places rigorous demands on the recipient before being awarded. The ASE ensures that those mechanics who pass the certification have solid automotive diagnostic skills, solid reasoning capabilities, and a thorough understanding of truck engines. By ensuring the mechanics who service your fleet are ASE certified technicians, you’ll be ensuring that your problems are diagnosed quicker and with higher accuracy. Additionally, you’ll have to deal with fewer mistakes and be able to service a larger number of vehicles daily.
Difference Between Automotive and Diesel Engineers
Automotive service mechanics typically work on a full array of cars and trucks but may not have the experience or knowledge of complex truck systems and equipment. Diesel mechanics differ from automotive mechanics in that the specializing on diesel engines in trucks, buses, large vehicles, and other large industrial equipment.
Electronic Diesel Engine Diagnostic Specialist
Obtaining a Diesel Mechanic Certification is the culmination of the ASE process and includes become certified in both diesel engines and electrical/electronic systems, as well as, working in a diesel repair shop for three years in order to qualify to take the Electronic Diesel Engine Diagnostic Specialist Test. Needless to say, if you are dealing with a professional of this caliber, you are, without a shadow of a doubt, dealing with an expert that can quickly and efficiently solve your diesel engine problems.
Whether you have a few trucks or an entire stable of diesel-power vehicles, Certified Diesel Solutions has an expertly trained, ASE Certified staff with all the latest tools and diagnostics equipment. CDS is able to handle the service of all makes and models of tractor-trailers, from tires, to complete engine overhauls, drivetrain services, brakes and suspension, a/c service and more. Calls us at 865-964-6598 or click HERE to contact us online.