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Loveland and Northern Colorado's Diesel and Automotive Repair Specialists

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Modern Diesel Engine Emission Systems

I get the following questions and comments almost daily from customers and potential customers:

Why do we need all this emissions stuff?  My old diesel got way better mileage my friend says delete it and I won’t have any more issues!

            My truck is in constant regen and always has low …

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Carbon, carbon, carbon!!!

Carbon, carbon, carbon, carbon. Wow! this is killing modern diesel engines. There are two things that cause carbon to form faster than anything. Idling your truck for more than to just warm it up and lots of really short trips.  Your engine needs to get up to temp and stay at a steady state driving …

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This is a serious question I get asked over and over. Usually it is when a customer is faced with an expensive repair on their current vehicle. This is a very difficult question to answer. So from a very experienced diesel mechanics point of view I am going to try to educate everyone the best I can …

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