Frequently Asked Questions
Are repairs on older trucks cheaper?
Yes, when compared to new trucks, old truck repairs are cheaper and there are several reasons behind this. Generally, the parts of old trucks are cheaper and easily available in the market while new truck parts are not easy to find. Also working with the parts of an old truck is trouble-free.
Are diesel engines more expensive to repair?
Yes, diesel engines are more expensive when they need repairs but they have fewer troubles compared to gas engines. It can also be added that the overall maintenance of diesel truck is cheap but that also depends on the vehicle one has.
What parts do I need to service a truck?
For truck repair, it is important that the engine oil is changed along with additional maintenance such as replacing the oil filter, air filter, fuel filter, cabin filter and also the spark plugs. You must also thoroughly check the level of brake fluid and refill the brake /clutch fluid from time to time.
What happens if you put unleaded gas in a diesel truck?
In case, one puts unleaded gas in a diesel truck, the truck will stop and the engine will be damaged to some extent. The perils are that gasoline will dissolve materials that are specifically designed for diesel only and parts like the high-pressure fuel pump runs without suitable lubrication until the engine stops.