Diesel Repair by Matt's
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Does your heart sink a bit when you hear a new rattle, squeak, clank or buzz coming from your diesel pickup? Of course it does. It happens to all of us. We depend on our diesel trucks to keep our lives on track. Repairs can be expensive and disrupt your everyday life. That's why our first priority is to keep your diesel pickup in great shape. And when something does go wrong we'll get you back on the road as quickly as possible. Don't stress. Just come see our expert diesel mechanics.
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Oil & Filter Change
Changing your oil every 5,000 miles keeps your diesel pickup truck running great. And it helps avoid bigger diesel repair bills down the road.
Keep your vehicle in optimal condition with regular tune-ups. We'll check your belts, hoses, spark plugs and more to extend the life of your diesel.
Don't invalidate your car's warranty by not performing the required maintenance. Bring your truck to us and keep your coverage in place.
Hot out there today? We do air conditioning repair and recharging to help you keep your cool in the summer heat.
Brakes and Pads
How are your brake pads doing? We'll let you know. Servicing your breaks is critical to keeping you and your family safe.
Maintaining your diesel fuel system is critical to long life for your engine. Don't ignore proper diesel fuel maintenance.
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Chevy Duramax Maintenance:
Want to keep your Chevy Duramax repair expenses down?
The easiest and best way to reduce the cost of Chevy Duramax diesel repairs is to bring your diesel vehicle in for regular oil changes and preventative maintenance from Matt's.
Our diesel experts will make sure your oil and filters are clean, your brakes are in good shape and correct small issues before they become expensive diesel repair bills for your Duramax.
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Case Study: The 15-Point Inspection
One Tuesday morning, David brought his Ford F-250 Diesel Pickup to the shop for an oil change. Pretty basic stuff. He grabbed a coffee and waited in the lobby.
After changing the oil and filters, the mechanic did a standard 15-point inspection and saw that the brake fluid was a little low. So they looked into it a bit more closely.
The team found a slow fluid leak in the break line. When asked, David said that he had noticed pushing the brake pedal a little harder recently. But the warning light didn't came on, so he didn't worry too much about it.
If the mechanics hadn't been thorough, the leak could easily have resulted in an accident. Instead, the they were able to replace the brake line and get David and his Ford F-250 Diesel Pickup safely back on the road the same day.
We understand the special needs of these vehicles. These are some of the services we offer.
Wheel alignment (or simply alignment) is standard car maintenance that involves adjusting the angles of the wheels so that they are set to the manufacturer's specifications. The main purpose is to let the suspension and the steering systems operate at their desired angles - this reduces tire wear. Alignment is a complicated process and not all mechanics get it right. To have experts handle your car's alignment, visit Matt's Caddy Shack.
while allowing them to rotate at different speeds - thus the name differential. When turning, the outer wheels travel a larger distance than the inner wheels do (also the front wheels travel a longer distance than the rear wheels). This means that all four wheels travel at different speeds during a turn and this is where the differential comes in to help. To make sure your vehicle's differentials are working properly, have them checked regularly. Contact Matt's Caddy Shack today for differentials examination and servicing.
A driveline is a part of your motor vehicle that connects the engine and the transmission to the wheel axles. The driveline consists of the parts of the powertrain less the engine and transmission. Failure of the driveline means that the car would not move since energy cannot be transmitted from the engine to the wheel axles. Therefore, make sure that your car's driveline is regularly inspected and serviced. And, at Matt's Caddy Shack, you can have the driveline serviced by experts.
A wheel hub motor, also referred to as a wheel motor, is an electric motor incorporated into the wheel hub and drives it directly. You can have a safer and smoother ride today by replacing your warped and worn out wheel hubs. Let Matt's Caddy Shack replace your worn out hubs today.
Properly working seals provide oil and grease sealing - offering enhanced performance in a wide range of temperatures and environments. Worn out or warped seals allow external contaminants to enter the bearing unit or let lubricant escape from the unit. This ultimately leads to premature failure of the bearing unit. To keep out contamination and retain lubricant in the bearings, have the seals replaced with new ones. To have the seals replaced by experts, contact or visit Matt's Caddy Shack today.
Studs are the threaded fasteners that hold on the wheels of your truck. The wheel studs are permanently mounted on the wheel hub through the brake disk or brake drum. To secure the wheel, nuts (lug nuts) are fastened over the stud. Stripped wheel studs can be quite dangerous. Damaged wheel studs should be replaced with new ones immediately. To have your truck's wheel studs replaced with high quality ones, call 619-440-5958 or visit Matt's Caddy Shack today.
A wheel nut or lug nut is a fastener for securing a wheel on the hub. A set of lug nuts are used to secure a wheel to the threaded wheel studs (which are fixed to a wheel hub). Worn out nuts means one thing - the wheel is not fixed securely on the vehicle which puts the vehicle at the risk of rolling over. To have your truck's wheels securely fastened to the hub, contact or visit Matt's Caddy Shack in El Cajon, CA 92020 today.
A transfer case is a part of a four wheel drive system found in four wheel drive and all wheel drive vehicles. The transfer case receives power from the transmission and sends it to both the front and rear axles. This can be done with a set of gears, but the majority of transfer cases manufactured today are chain driven. The transfer case is connected to the transmission and also to the front and rear axles by means of drive shafts. Trust the automotive experts at Matt's Caddy Shack for all your transmission repairs.
Transmission repair is not something to take lightly. The transmission is connected to key parts of your vehicle and needs to be working properly for your safety. Transmission services include replacing filters and draining fluids to prevent transmission damage. Typical transmission issues that may lead to repair may include shifting issues, slipping, stalling, fluid leaking, and the service light turning on. If you are concerned that you may need transmission repair, don't hesitate to schedule an appointment at Matt's Caddy Shack today.
Wheel bearings are found inside of wheels, allowing the wheels to spin freely, and are connected to the brake system. They can become worn over time, causing a vibrating suspension and noisy rubbing as the car is driven. If they break completely, the vehicle will become very difficult to control and unsafe to drive. Replacement interval for wheel bearings varies greatly, but they should be checked for leaks and wear periodically. Matt's Caddy Shack can make sure that your bearings are in good shape and let you know if they need replacement.
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Who We Are: The Diesel Mechanics You Can Trust In San Diego County
We're proud to have been providing the best auto and diesel truck services to the El Cajon community for over 28 years. We've performed thousands of oil changes, brake repairs and all types of automotive repairs for families just like yours to keep their cars, trucks and vans on the road and performing at their best. Our shop is stocked with state-of-the-art equipment and diagnostic tools operated by a well-trained team of mechanics. We are experienced in comprehensive diesel servicing and repairs for all models of diesel pickup & vans.
We treat our customers like we would want to be treated. That means you'll always receive a through, accurate quote and the best pricing possible. Schedule an appointment to see for yourself why Matt's has the Best Diesel Mechanics in El Cajon.
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