Diesel Trucks

  • ASE Certified Technicians - What Does It Mean For You?

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    Whether you drive a Chevy, Ram, or Ford diesel pickup, we have you covered. At Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering, OH, we can do it all - and a big part of that is done by employing ASE certified technicians.

  • Diesel Engines - Power Comes From Their Differences

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    On gas engines, the fuel delivery system is pretty simple - an electric pump draws gas from the tank, and pushes it to the injectors. Diesel systems are a little more complex. At Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering, OH, we like to keep you informed about what’s on your truck, how it works, and how to maintain it, so you stay reliably on the road.

  • Diesel Isn't Difficult - Know How Your System Works

    Now that you’ve got an idea of the components that make up a diesel system, and what they do, understanding how the system works in a more cohesive way isn’t difficult. At Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering we understand what’s going on in your fuel system while your diesel engine is running.

  • Diesel Maintenance - Why it Matters Who Performs It

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    Good diesel technicians and shops that service diesel engines are hard to come by. At Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering, OH, diesels are our specialty. There are many reasons to have diesel truck maintenance performed by diesel specialists - here are just a few.

  • Engine Options for Your Diesel

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    The engine in your Chevrolet, Dodge, or Ford diesel pickup is the heart and soul of your truck. At Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering, OH, we repair, rebuild, and replace engines with quality parts and builds, keeping your truck on the road for years to come.

  • 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 Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering, OH, 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.

  • How To Keep Your Diesel From Breaking Down.

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    Chevrolet, Ford and Ram diesel pickups are well-built machines. Still, sometimes they break down. Here’s what you can do to prevent that from happening and reduce the cost of a more expensive repair. At Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering, OH our diesel customers are important to us and we want your diesel to last you.

  • If You Have To Turn The Key More Than Once - You Might Have A Problem

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    At Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering, OH, our priority is keeping your Dodge, Chevy, or Ford truck reliably on the road. A major aspect of that is catching small issues before they become bigger ones.

  • Is It Time to Buy New, or Fix What You Have?

    Whether you drive a Chevrolet, Ford, or Dodge diesel pickup, there will come a day when it’s time to ask the question - has the time come to get a new truck? Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering, OH is here to help you decide.

  • Is Your Airbag Service Light On? Why You Shouldn't Ignore it!

    Every time you get into your diesel truck you probably forget all the safety features your vehicle has for you in case of an accident. Airbags are one of the greatest features of modern diesel trucks, though they aren’t often considered until you need them. From Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering, OH, here’s a nod to one of the better vehicle advancements of our time and why it's important not to ignore warning signs.

  • Is Your Truck Ready For An Engine Replacement?

    Your truck was built for work. Whether you drive a Ram, Chevy, or Ford diesel pickup, your truck was designed to endure, day in and day out. Nonetheless, eventually, there will come a time where your engine needs major repair - and you’ll have to make a decision on what to do next. At Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering, OH, we’re here to help.

  • Know When To Buy a New Vehicle

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    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. Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering, OH is here to help you decide.

  • Light vs. Heavy Duty Trucks - What's the Difference?

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    Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering, OH services all kinds of trucks, regardless of weight class. From small trucks to semi’s, we’ve got you covered. For the sake of curiosity, however, what classifies a truck as light or heavy-duty?

  • 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 Fluid Levels in Your Truck

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    Correct fluid levels are essential to keeping your Ram, Ford, or Chevrolet diesel pickup on the road. Luckily, checking your coolant, oil, brake, and transmission fluid are easy to do, and will save you from a variety of issues down the road. Here’s what you should know about keeping the fluid levels in your truck maintained, from Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering, OH.

  • Maintaining the Exhaust on Your Diesel

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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 Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering, our professional mechanics have the equipment, knowledge, and ability necessary to get your exhaust in shape.

  • Prioritize Your Fuel System

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    Fuel Systems are particularly important on diesel trucks, whether you drive a Ford, Chevrolet, or Dodge pickup. At Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering, OH, fuel system maintenance and repair is a service we prioritize, since we know how essential a reliable fuel system is.

  • Protect Your Diesel Investment

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    Whether you drive a Chevy, Ram, or Ford diesel pickup, Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering, OH is here to make sure your truck stays up to the task for a long time to come.

  • Routine Maintenance for Your Diesel

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    Oil changes are integral to the performance, longevity, and reliability of your diesel truck. At Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering, 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.

  • Some Red Flags You Should Look For

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    Glow Plugs are an essential component of your diesel engine. However, a faulty glow plug can go unnoticed or be neglected for quite some time; your truck will still start and run, so it’s an easy issue to overlook. At Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering, OH, we want you to know what to look for, and why you should be concerned with a bad glow plug.

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