At Cruise N' Cool Automotive, Diesel & Fleet Repair in Pompano Beach, FL, maintaining your fleet and keeping your business reliably on the road is our primary focus. As trucks wear out, and they always do, you will inevitably be faced with this dilemma - “Should I fix this truck, or replace it with a new one?” This isn’t always an easy question to answer. As your fleet specialists, our team here at Cruise N' Cool Automotive, Diesel & Fleet Repair is here to help you decide.
Your Vehicle Identification Number, or VIN, is essentially your car’s fingerprint. In its entirety, it is specific only to your car. Each car has its own unique VIN number and can be decoded to provide manufacturing and identification information on any vehicle on the road. Date of manufacture, manufacturer, vehicle type, where it was made, and options such as engine and transmission type, whether a car is a two or four-door, and a multitude of other specifications can be gleaned from a VIN number. Essentially, a VIN number will tell you exactly what a car is and where it came from, without even having to see the car.
In the diesel world, "blow-by" is a term you’re bound to run across at some point if your line of work involves diesel-powered vehicles of any kind. What is blow-by, what causes it, and how concerned should you be? At Cruise N' Cool Automotive, Diesel & Fleet Repair in Pompano Beach, FL, our fleet maintenance and diesel technicians see it on a regular basis. Here we’ll take a quick look at blow-by, correcting it, and preventing it.
Who created the world’s first car is actually a matter of debate; since the invention of the engine, people had been installing them on horse carriages to make them self-propelled. Even when automobiles specifically designed for engines came around, they were hardly recognizable as a car by today’s standards. However, the first patented automobile, a vehicle specifically designed to be propelled by an engine, was built by Karl Benz and completed in 1885.
“Valve body” is one of those nebulous car terms you hear all the time, but nobody seems to really know what it is. At Cruise N' Cool Automotive, Diesel & Fleet Repair in Pompano Beach, FL, we know exactly what a valve body is, what it does, and are well equipped to address any issues your valve body may be experiencing.
Good gas mileage is something we all want. In fact, many drivers purchase certain cars solely for gas mileage, and almost all of us at least take it into consideration when purchasing a vehicle. While it is true that gas mileage is by and large determined simply by the type of car, there are actually a variety of things you can do to increase the gas mileage of any automobile. The tips Cruise N' Cool Automotive, Diesel & Fleet Repair in Pompano Beach want to provide you here are simple and effective steps you can take to increase your gas mileage, often more considerably than you think.
At Cruise N' Cool Automotive, Diesel & Fleet Repair in Pompano Beach, FL, we service all types of fleet vehicles and see many of the same problems come through the door again and again. Here are some easy early warning signs from our team here at Cruise N' Cool Automotive, Diesel & Fleet Repair, that signal your fleet vehicles are in need of maintenance soon.
Tire rotations are a part of vehicle maintenance. The purpose of rotating your tires is to make them last as long as possible, prevent your suspension from wearing out prematurely, and keep the drivability of your car in the best possible condition. So when should you get a tire rotation?