Four-wheel and all-wheel drive vehicles are becoming very popular. While they have some practical advantages they do require different maintenance techniques. Your vehicle has to be ready to take on the challenges of your driving style or terrain in the area and in order to keep those service bills down and avoid any costly repairs it's important to be proactive. Here is everything you need to know about your four-wheel-drive truck as well as some of the things our technicians at Link Automotive Services in Nashville, TN check every time you visit our shop to ensure we take care of any issue you might have.
If you spend much time on the road, you’ll eventually encounter a flat tire on your vehicle. At Link Automotive Services in Nashville, TN we want to prepare you for what you should do next. First, get out of traffic immediately. It’s best if you can stop on solid, flat ground, out of the way of traffic where other drivers can see you. Don’t continue driving; your steering is compromised, and you risk damaging expensive components, including your rim. Next, decide whether you want to call a tow truck, or change the tire yourself. If you have towing and assistance then you can call for help but it is always great to be able to handle the situation yourself if need be as there is not always cell phone service and you sometimes do not have the luxury of the added time it would take to wait for that assistance.
At Link Automotive Services in Nashville, we like to provide customers with sound advice, to help them diagnose and understand issues they might experience with their car, truck, or SUV. Often, a small problem can cause a lot of headaches and frustration but knowing what you’re dealing with goes a long way towards getting an issue taken care of.
Your drive belts run everything - your AC, power steering, alternator, and water pump are all dependent on the belts that turn them. At Link Automotive Services in Nashville, TN, our goal is to keep your truck maintained, so you’re never stuck out on the road. Drive belts are a critical part of that goal.
It’s no secret, commercial truck tires are expensive. The good news is, if one of your tires is experiencing issues, Link Automotive Services in Nashville, TN has you covered. We want to make sure your fleet stays fully operational and you on the road! Here are some things to keep your eye on when it comes to your tires and tips to keep your tires lasting.
Your turbocharger will work in essentially the same way, whether you drive a Powerstroke, Cummins, or Duramax diesel pickup. While there are differences in designs and applications, turbos haven’t changed all that much over the past century. Now that you know what one is made of, we’ll look at how it works.
Your Ram, Chevy, or Ford diesel pickup is a big truck. All that weight takes some strong stopping power and takes its toll on your brake pads - especially if you ever pull a trailer or carry heavy loads. Whenever you need a brake job, Link Automotive Services in Nashville, TN has your back.