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    Description of Diesel Engine Repair

    Designed with regard to longevity, efficiency and optimisation, diesel engine systems are designed to use their own compression to ignite fuel. The fuel is combined with air in the gasoline engines, compressed by pistons, and ignited with a spark plug. In a diesel engine the compression rate is more than three times that of a normal gasoline engine configuration. The air is compressed in a diesel engine system at a high compression ratio which produces a large amount of heat. Following this compression, fuel is pumped directly into the cylinder, where it ignites the fuel vapour. Diesel engines are built without spark plugs. Instead, on colder days, diesel systems use glow plugs to start and operate more effectively. Glow plugs have two heating elements which allow them to quickly get very hot for a fast start. Turbochargers improve the ignition of the compression by compressing the air flowing into the engine rapidly, thereby allowing more air to flow into the chamber. More air in the combustion chamber ensures the combustion cycle can be replaced with more fuel.

    Benefits of Diesel Engine Repair

    Your diesel engine plays a major role in your car, so it’s especially important to be aware of issues and pursue urgent repairs. Due to the fact that diesel engines produce a significant amount of noise during regular everyday service, diagnosing diesel engine issues can be difficult to do if you listen in on the engine. Nonetheless, there are a variety of signs to look out for suggesting maintenance needs for your diesel engine. Signs of low fuel pressure include diesel engines operating at lower RPMs or hard-to-start engines, but such signs can also be indications of inadequate fuel supply or poor fuel quality. Allowing our staff to troubleshoot your diesel engine can help to ensure proper engine repair procedures are followed. Each manufacturer of diesel engines needs specific preventive maintenance procedures, so referring to your owner’s manual can help with regular maintenance services planning and scheduling. Holding all components of the diesel engine — glow plugs, fuel injectors, and turbochargers — in good working order can improve the life of the diesel engine system while encouraging vehicle maintenance.

    Michigan Auto and Tire proudly serves the Diesel Engine Repair needs of customers in Woodbridge, VA, Dumfries, VA, Lakeridge, VA, and surrounding areas.

    Areas Served: Woodbridge, VA, Dumfries, VA, Lakeridge, VA and surrounding areas.