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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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Top 3 Benefits of Preventative Maintenance

Sticking to a regular schedule of preventative maintenance is the most important and responsible thing you can do as a vehicle owner. Here are three big reasons to stick to your maintenance plan:   1.      Save Money Overall AG Diesel Repair’s highly skilled, A...

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Written on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 by
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What You Need to Know About Your Oil Filter

Read on, Or check out the video here: What You Need to Know About Your Oil Filter Oil is the lifeblood of your vehicle. Your engine needs high-quality oil that is properly filtered to stay at peak engine health and functionality. As your oil works its way through your engine, lubricating ...

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Written on Monday, November 13, 2017 by
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Top 3 Signs You’ve Got a Bad Oil Pump

1. Your Engine Gets Hot As oil is pumped in to your engine, it lubricates all the moving metal components and reduces the friction between them. Without oil, that metal on metal friction will create heat. If enough of this heat is produced, it will set off a warning light on your dashboard to signa...

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Written on Friday, November 3, 2017 by
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Dead Battery or Bad Alternator?

So, your car won’t start. Odds are, it’s the battery or the alternator. But which one is it? There are a few ways to identify the problem and prevent spending money on the wrong part. Start with checking your battery. A lot of newer model cars have computer diagnostic systems built in t...

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Written on Friday, October 20, 2017 by
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3 Signs Your Brake’s Master Cylinders May Be Compromised.

The function of the brake master cylinder is to turn brake pedal pressure into hydraulic pressure. Without it, your brakes will not function. Here are the top 3 signs your brake’s master cylinders may be compromised. 1. Your brake fluid is dirty Every brake master cylinder has rubber seals. ...

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Written on Friday, October 13, 2017 by
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7 Ways to Keep Your Diesel Running Smoothly

There are a few key differences between a gas engine and a Diesel engine when it comes to maintenance. A Diesel engine, unlike it’s gasoline counterpart, does not have any electrical ignition parts like plugs or wires. It also lacks parts like distributor rotors that wear down over time. This ...

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Written on Thursday, September 28, 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. Our reputation for great service has earned us customers not only from Portland, but all of northwest Oregon and southwest Washington. 

Visit us for diesel repair in Portland, as well as tires and other automotive repair services. We can get your car, truck, or SUV back on the road in no time!

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Portland, OR 97230

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