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Keeping your diesel fleet trucks on the road longer.

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Keeping your fuel system maintained will prevent premature parts failure and poor running conditions. Here at Lake Ridge Automotive we have tips on the important aspects of diesel fuel system maintenance, to keep your diesel fleet trucks running smoothly - longer.

Air. Air in the system causes all kinds of issues, from hard starting, poor running conditions, or an engine that won’t run at all. If too much air gets in the system, the fuel pump won’t be able to deliver fuel, and the engine will stall, die, or fail to start.  Air enters the system via a leak or a bad seal - a deteriorated o-ring, worn component, faulty hose, or otherwise. Here we inspect your lines and connections to ensure they are in good shape and track down any leaks we notice air in the system.

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What are u-joints, and how can you diagnose a bad one?

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U-joints are a small, simple component - in fact, they have changed much since the very first automobiles. However, on any vehicle with a driveshaft, its ability to move depends entirely on the u-joint being there. You’ll often hear “maybe it’s the u-joints” as a solution offered for problems with a vehicle - but what are they, what do they do, and how do you know if yours is bad? Lake Ridge Automotive in Woodbridge, VA has the answers.

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Don't Let Your Fleet Engine Fail You

Engine Maintenance

Your fleet or commercial vehicles are heavy duty machines that see a lot of wear and tear. When your engine mounts begin to fail, sometimes it feels like the whole vehicle is falling apart. Get your vehicle back into shape with the professional technicians at Lake Ridge Automotive in Woodbridge, VA.

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Diagnosing a bad brake master cylinder

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Has your brake master cylinder gone bad? How would you know? What even is it? Lake Ridge Automotive in Woodbridge, VA has the answers.

Your brake master cylinder is an integral part of your brake system. When one fails, some odd symptoms may arise, and it may be difficult to diagnose. Here’s some information to help you decide if yours has given out on you.

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Get a Grip on Tire Conditions

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What condition are your tires in? At Lake Ridge Automotive in Woodbridge, VA, we want to make sure you can tell. A simple visual inspection is all you need - it’s easy if you know what to look for.

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