Diesel Repair

  • Front & Rear Differential Services/Repair/Replacement

    The differentials on your Ford, Chevrolet, or Dodge diesel pickup are some of the hardest working components on your truck. At Taylor Automotive Service in Chesapeake, VA, our technicians are experts in maintaining, repairing, and replacing differentials, keeping your truck reliably on the road.

  • A Reputation Built on Quality

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    If you drive a diesel vehicle, it’s because you know that quality matters. At Taylor Automotive Service in Chesapeake, VA, we built our reputation on quality. We chose to work on quality products because it’s something that we ourselves believe in, and strive for daily.

  • Are You Choosing The Right Repair Shop?

    Whether you drive a Ford, Chevy, or Ram diesel pickup, it’s especially important that you always seek high-quality repair and maintenance from qualified professionals. At Taylor Automotive Service in Chesapeake, VA, we specialize in diesel vehicles and the ins and outs of diesel servicing. There are plenty of shops out there that can replace a part or perform a job, but it’s important that the technicians doing the work know what they’re doing, why they’re doing it, and are doing it right.

  • Brakes - Putting a Stop to Your Diesel

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    At Taylor Automotive Service in Chesapeake, VA, we know your Ford, Chevrolet, or Dodge pickup was designed for optimal power, torque, and towing and hauling ability, no matter what the job is. We also know that while getting up to speed in a timely fashion is important, your diesel pickup’s ability to stop is equally essential.

  • Cavitation - How Air Bubbles Destroy Diesel Engines

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    At Taylor Automotive Service in Chesapeake, VA, our objective is to keep your diesel truck on the road, where it belongs. Whether it’s maintenance, repair, or information that keeps you from needing a repair, we do our best to keep you informed on how to best take care of your diesel truck. Cavitation is a leading killer of diesel engines. It’s an interesting process, albeit an expensive one if your diesel engine is a victim of cavitation. From our team here at Taylor Automotive Service, here's what you should look out for:

  • Cleaning Your Fuel System

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    Obviously, your fuel delivery system is an extremely important aspect of the running condition of your truck. At Taylor Automotive Service in Chesapeake, our expert team of mechanics can treat and clean your fuel delivery system, ensuring you get the most out of your fleet.  Keeping the fuel system clean is essential, particularly with high mileage diesel engines. Sediments and carbon buildup can dramatically affect pumps, filters, lines, and injectors. There are many important reasons to have your fuel system regularly checked and cleaned.

  • Cutting Edge Equipment that Fixes the Problem the First Time

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    At Taylor Automotive Service in Chesapeake, VA, our technicians have a wide variety of top of the line tools and equipment available to diagnose and repair your Chevrolet, Ford, or Dodge diesel pickup. We utilize equipment at the forefront of technological innovation to best provide for the specific needs of your truck.

  • Do Modern Day Diesels Still Need to Warm Up?

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    Whether you drive a Ram, Chevy, or Ford diesel pickup, our expert technicians have the know-how you need - from trivia to engine rebuilds, we’ve got you covered.

  • ECU Reprogramming

    Increasingly, technology in automobiles is becoming more sophisticated, and more and more systems have become reliant on electronic control modules to operate. At Taylor Automotive Service in Chesapeake, VA, we have the trained technicians and the equipment necessary to deal with issues that arise as a result of these components.

  • Exhaust For Diesel Trucks

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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 aesthetics. At Taylor Automotive Service in Chesapeake, VA, our professional mechanics have the equipment, knowledge, and ability necessary to get your exhaust in shape.

  • Fuel Contamination - Answers

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    Is your diesel having issues starting up? Do you hear a knocking noise? Is there blue colored smoke coming from your engine? Don't ingore the signs, those could all be signs of engine failure. One of the leading issues that lead to diesel engine failure is fuel contamination. Fuel contamination comes in different forms, but always has the same result - engine trouble and fuel system failures. Here’s what you need to know about fuel contamination with diesel trucks, from Taylor Automotive Service in Chesapeake, VA.

  • Fuel Flushing And Servicing On Your Diesel Truck

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    The fuel system is an integral aspect of any combustion engine, but it’s particularly important on diesel trucks. Your Ford, Dodge, or Chevrolet pickup requires a perfectly functioning fuel system, devoid of buildup, leaks, and debris, to provide you with the most powerful and efficient engine performance possible. At Taylor Automotive Service in Chesapeake, we understand that fuel system flushing is an essential process in maintaining a properly functioning engine.

  • Getting the Most Out of Your Diesel

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    Performance chip installation is one of the perks of diesel truck ownership. At Taylor Automotive Service in Chesapeake, VA, our mechanics can professionally tune and install a chip for any application, whether you drive a Cummins, Powerstroke, Duramax, or otherwise.

  • Glow Plugs and Your Diesel Engine

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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 Taylor Automotive Service in Chesapeake, we want you to know what to look for, and why you should be concerned with a bad glow plug.

  • How Do Diesel Systems Work & What Maintenance Do They Need

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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.

  • How Does Your Turbo Work?

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    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.

  • How To Increase Your Performance When Taking Your Diesel Off-Road Or Towing!

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    Is your diesel used for off-roading or towing? Are you looking for an increase in performance for your Cummins, Powerstroke, or Duramax truck? If so, a billet torque converter may be an option you’d like to consider. Here’s what you need to know about billet torque converters, from Taylor Automotive Service in Chesapeake, VA.

  • How to Maintain Your Engine

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    The fuel system is an integral aspect of any combustion engine, but it’s particularly important on diesel trucks. Your Ford, Dodge, or Chevrolet pickup requires a perfectly functioning fuel system, devoid of buildup, leaks, and debris, to provide you with the most powerful and efficient engine performance possible. At Taylor Automotive Service in Chesapeake, VA, we understand that fuel system flushing is an essential process in maintaining a properly functioning engine.

  • How to maintain your turbocharger correctly.

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    The turbocharger on your diesel is a precision-engineered component that requires proper maintenance to ensure it meets your needs and performs every time you get behind the wheel - no matter what the task is.  Here at Taylor Automotive Service in Chesapeake, VA, our team is the perfect choice to ensure that the turbocharger on your diesel is always working at optimum capacity with no problems as our diesel technicians are simply the best plus when you are running tens or even hundreds of thousands of RPMs, keeping everything in good shape is absolutely necessary. Fortunately, we have exactly what you need!

  • Hydraulically Actuated Electronic Unit Injection (HEUI) Systems - How it Works

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    What is an HEUI System you may ask? When it was first introduced, HEUI systems revolutionized diesel technology in groundbreaking ways. Though other technologies have taken the forefront since its development, HEUI systems are still extremely common throughout the diesel industry. From our team here at Taylor Automotive Service in Chesapeake, VA, here’s a quick look at how these systems work, and what the advantages are of having one.

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