(281) 485-9298
7402 Broadway St.
Pearland, TX 77581

West Pearland Tire & Auto provides Diesel Engine Repair services to Pearland, TX, Houston, TX, Alvin Manvel, TX, and other surrounding areas.

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Description of Diesel Engine Repair

Built with durability, reliability, and optimization in mind, diesel engine systems are designed to use their own compression to ignite fuel. In gasoline engines, the fuel is mixed with air, compressed by pistons, and ignited by a spark plug. The rate of compression in a diesel engine is more than three times that of a regular gasoline engine system. In a diesel engine system, the air is compressed at a high compression ratio, which introduces a great amount of heat. Following this compression, fuel is directly injected into the cylinder, where the fuel vapor is ignited. Diesel engines are built without spark plugs. Instead, diesel systems use glow plugs to start and run more efficiently in colder temperatures. Glow plugs have two heating elements that allow them to get very hot very quickly for fast starts. Turbochargers increase the compression ignition by quickly compressing the air flowing into the engine, allowing for more air to flow into the chamber. More air in the combustion chamber means more fuel can be added to the combustion process. Turbochargers provide diesel engine systems with improved efficiency, and ultimately, more miles per gallon of diesel fuel.

Benefits of Diesel Engine Repair

Your diesel engine plays a major role in your vehicle, so it is especially important that you be aware of problems and seek repairs immediately. Because diesel engines make a considerable amount of noise during normal, everyday operation, diagnosing diesel engine problems can be hard to do if you are listening in on the engine. However, there are a number of symptoms you can watch out for that indicate your diesel engine needs maintenance. A diesel engine running at lower RPMs or a hard-to-start engine are signs of low fuel pressure, but these signs may also be symptoms of an insufficient fuel supply or poor fuel quality. Allowing our staff to troubleshoot your diesel engine can help ensure that the proper repair procedures are followed to repair the engine. Every diesel engine manufacturer requires different preventive maintenance procedures, so referring to your owner’s manual will help in planning and scheduling routine maintenance services. Keeping all diesel engine components—glow plugs, fuel injectors, and turbochargers—in proper working order will increase the life of your diesel engine system while promoting overall vehicle maintenance.

West Pearland Tire & Auto proudly serves the Diesel Engine Repair needs of customers in Pearland, TX, Houston, TX, Alvin Manvel, TX, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Alvin Manvel TX | Houston TX | Pearland TX | and surrounding areas

Glow Plug Replacement

Glow plugs are pencil-like objects that help diesel engines start. In essence, they serve as the diesel equivalent to spark plugs...

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Hard Starting and Drivability Diagnostic

Diesel engines contain many components and small systems that, when damaged or worn, can lead to hard starting and...

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West Pearland Tire & Auto

West Pearland Tire & Auto are pillars of the community. We are leaders in offering auto repair, brake services, name brand tires and wheels to our customers located in and around the Pearland area. Our goal is to focus on customer service. It is the foundation of our business. West Pearland Tire & Auto employ a well-trained staff specializing in complete under-car services, such as oil changes, brakes, shocks, struts, alignment, and transmission fluid flush for both foreign and domestic vehicles are readily available at competitive prices in the sale and installation of passenger car, performance and light truck or SUV tires. Custom wheels are available at West Pearland Tire & Auto. Special wheels and rims compliment any tire or customer vehicle. Take this opportunity to browse West Pearland Tire & Auto website or call us for personalized service.

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Phone: (281) 485-9298
Fax: (281) 485-9874
Address: 7402 Broadway St.
Pearland, TX 77581

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