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How Much is a Brake Inspection?

"How Much is a Brake Inspection?" Brake inspections are crucial to ensuring safe driving conditions. Determining when to get an inspection will depend on your driving conditions and preferences. The goal of our brake inspection is to find and diagnose any issues your brakes may have. During a b...

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Written on Friday, April 20, 2018 by
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What Are Transmission and Differential Fluid?

Transmission and differential fluid are often overlooked, but they're very important fluids to check during service intervals. Unusual noises, sluggish shifting, or abrupt gear changes are all signs that your transmission service interval is quickly approaching or has passed. For fluid specification...

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Written on Monday, April 16, 2018 by
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The Cost of a New Timing Belt

Your timing belt is responsible for synchronizing your engine’s functions. It controls the rotation of the camshaft and crankshaft. It also controls the opening and closing of your engine’s valves to allow air and gas in and out. This causes the fuel to ignite in the combustion chamber. ...

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Written on Monday, April 9, 2018 by
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How often should my radiator be serviced?

Preventative maintenance is the number one way to save money over the lifespan of your vehicle. One aspect of preventative maintenance that customers often ask about is radiator upkeep. There are certain steps you can take to help maintain a properly functioning radiator. Understanding more about th...

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Written on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by
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How Much Are New CV Joints?

The cost of new CV joints can vary, but one thing is for sure: The cost of replacing your CV joint is cheaper than the major repairs you may face if a faulty CV joint is left untreated. Your vehicle’s CV joints connect to the drive axles, which connect the transmission to the wheels. The...

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Written on Friday, March 2, 2018 by
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What is Preventative Maintenance?

Preventative maintenance is a schedule of planned maintenance services aimed at the prevention of breakdowns and failures. The primary goal of Preventative maintenance is to prevent the failure of equipment before it occurs. It is designed to preserve your vehicle’s reliability by replacing wo...

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Written on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by
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How Much To Replace Fuel Injectors?

“How much is it to replace my fuel injectors?” is a common question when a customer’s truck isn’t performing up to its potential. When a fuel injector fails, you may experience hard starting, misfires, or an engine that lacks power. The fuel injectors may also leak fuel. All ...

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Written on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by
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How Much is a Turbocharger Replacement?

“How much is a turbocharger replacement?” is a question we get hear a lot. If your turbocharger is acting strange, we invite you to bring it in for repair but be aware that there are a lot of other potential issues that can seem similar to a non-functioning turbocharger, and this problem...

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Written on Monday, January 15, 2018 by
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Water in Your Gas Tank?

Getting water in your gas tank can happen a few different ways. Your fuel can be contaminated if the fuel supplier failed to mix the fuel additives properly. Perhaps the gas station that you filled up at has a bad water filter. Maybe your gas cap got left off after your last fill-up and it rained so...

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Written on Monday, January 8, 2018 by
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Do You Need New Tie Rods?

Don't feel like reading the article? Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/vVXXXFKIOfk Do you need new tie rods? Difficult, erratic, and unexpected steering are signs that your tie rods—inner, outer, or both—might need to be replaced. As an outer tie rod fails, the toe changes...

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Written on Friday, January 5, 2018 by
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5 Ways to Save Money at the Pump

If you feel like your vehicle is running through a tank of gas too quickly, it’s important to let an expert take a look and identify the problem. In the meantime, here are five tips to help you save money at the pump.: Keep it Light: Removing any unnecessary weight will make your vehicle ligh...

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Written on Thursday, December 28, 2017 by
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Identifying The Mystery Leak

A puddle of fluid appearing underneath your vehicle is never good. It means something is leaking. Here are the most common causes of the mysterious “Puddle of Doom”. These should help you identify which fluid is leaking from your vehicle. Coolant (Antifreeze) Coolant is usually a green...

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Written on Friday, December 22, 2017 by
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Some Basics Behind Turbocharger Repair

A turbocharger is a forced air induction system, which is responsible for bringing air into the combustion chamber of your engine. Turbochargers are powered by your vehicle’s exhaust gas. The exhaust gas spins the turbine wheel, one of the components within the turbocharger system, and the tur...

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Written on Thursday, December 21, 2017 by
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Top 5 Causes of Diesel Engine Overheating

Is your Diesel engine overheating? Here are the top five common causes of overheating for Diesel Engines: 1.    Dirty or Clogged Injectors: When your injectors have trouble releasing the proper amount of fuel, your engine must work hard to compensate. This will cause your engine to o...

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Written on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 by
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Why Is My Diesel Smoking So Much?

Don't feel like reading the article? Watch the video instead: https://youtu.be/ti9_5m7FkaI From worn cylinders and piston rings to faulty injectors and valves, there are many reasons your diesel engine may emit excessive smoke. Fortunately, the color of smoke can help us to diagnose the pr...

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Written on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by
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Everything You Need To Know About Glow Plugs

Don't feel like reading the article? Watch the video instead: https://youtu.be/-p3g_Zybv6g Glow plugs are pencil-shaped objects that help your diesel engine start. They serve as the diesel equivalent to spark plugs found in gasoline engines. Unlike spark plugs, glow plugs use heat to get t...

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Written on Monday, December 11, 2017 by
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How an Alignment Can Save You Money!

Don't feel like reading the article? Watch the video instead: https://youtu.be/AYHIUQWBFtM Does your formerly smooth riding vehicle now rattle, shudder or vibrate? You may be in need of a wheel alignment. Rough roads and general wear and tear over time can cause your wheels to go out of align...

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Written on Friday, December 8, 2017 by
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Even Vehicles That Sit Need Maintenance

Don't feel like reading the article? Watch the video here instead: https://youtu.be/ItjOrJkFEtg Even if a vehicle isn’t driven regularly, it still requires routine maintenance. All the fluids from the fuel, engine oil, brake fluid, power steering fluid, transmission fluid, coolant, a...

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Written on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by
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Who Invented the Windshield Wiper?

Don't feel like reading the article? Watch the video here instead: https://youtu.be/_ZV6MSCnkes The rainy season is upon us and I’m sure you’ve noticed by now if you need new windshield wipers. Windshield wipers are essential for driver safety and are mostly taken for granted by today&...

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Written on Monday, November 27, 2017 by
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Top 6 Signs You've Got Bad Fuel Injectors

Your vehicle’s fuel injector has one job, to supply your engine with fuel. It does this by spraying fuel through a nozzle into the cylinder of your engine to kick off the internal combustion process. Most modern vehicles have a computer that manages all their important parts and their respecti...

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Written on Friday, November 17, 2017 by
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Tire Brands in Portland OR, Vancouver WA, and Oregon City OR at AG Diesel Repair

About AG Diesel Repair in Portland, OR

At AG Diesel Repair in Portland OR, we specialize in taking care of you and your light-duty diesel vehicles so you will have a truck, car, or van that is both reliable and efficient. We proudly serve customers throughout Portland, Vancouver, WA and Oregon City, OR.

We realize the high cost of fuel today is a major concern. Our belief is that every vehicle, no matter the make, can be a great asset to you, the owner, when properly maintained. We love happy customers and efficient vehicles that have the lowest impact on our environment and your wallet. 

We specialize in repairing Ford diesel, Dodge diesel, Chevrolet diesel, GMC diesel, VW TDI diesel, and Sprinter diesel vehicles. We also service gas vehicles. Our reputation for great service has earned us customers not only from Portland, but all of northwest Oregon and southwest Washington. 

Visit us for auto service & repair in Portland, as well as name brand tires. We can get your car, truck, or SUV back on the road in no time!

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