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(410) 538-4210
400 Edgewood Road
Edgewood, MD 21040
Mon-Thr: 8AM-6PM & FRI: 8AM-5PM

Economy Tire provides Diesel Engine Repair services to Edgewood, MD, Joppa, MD, Abingdon, MD, and other surrounding areas.

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Description of Diesel Engine Repair

Built with durability, reliability, and optimization in mind, diesel engine systems are designed to use their own compression to ignite fuel. In gasoline engines, the fuel is mixed with air, compressed by pistons, and ignited by a spark plug. The rate of compression in a diesel engine is more than three times that of a regular gasoline engine system. In a diesel engine system, the air is compressed at a high compression ratio, which introduces a great amount of heat. Following this compression, fuel is directly injected into the cylinder, where the fuel vapor is ignited. Diesel engines are built without spark plugs. Instead, diesel systems use glow plugs to start and run more efficiently in colder temperatures. Glow plugs have two heating elements that allow them to get very hot very quickly for fast starts. Turbochargers increase the compression ignition by quickly compressing the air flowing into the engine, allowing for more air to flow into the chamber. More air in the combustion chamber means more fuel can be added to the combustion process. Turbochargers provide diesel engine systems with improved efficiency, and ultimately, more miles per gallon of diesel fuel.

Benefits of Diesel Engine Repair

Your diesel engine plays a major role in your vehicle, so it is especially important that you be aware of problems and seek repairs immediately. Because diesel engines make a considerable amount of noise during normal, everyday operation, diagnosing diesel engine problems can be hard to do if you are listening in on the engine. However, there are a number of symptoms you can watch out for that indicate your diesel engine needs maintenance. A diesel engine running at lower RPMs or a hard-to-start engine are signs of low fuel pressure, but these signs may also be symptoms of an insufficient fuel supply or poor fuel quality. Allowing our staff to troubleshoot your diesel engine can help ensure that the proper repair procedures are followed to repair the engine. Every diesel engine manufacturer requires different preventive maintenance procedures, so referring to your owner’s manual will help in planning and scheduling routine maintenance services. Keeping all diesel engine components—glow plugs, fuel injectors, and turbochargers—in proper working order will increase the life of your diesel engine system while promoting overall vehicle maintenance.

Economy Tire proudly serves the Diesel Engine Repair needs of customers in Edgewood, MD, Joppa, MD, Abingdon, MD, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Abingdon MD | Edgewood MD | Joppa MD | and surrounding areas

Excessive Noise Diagnostic

By default, diesel engines produce a louder roar than their gas engine counterparts. However, not all loud noises are normal...

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Excessive Smoke Diagnostic

From worn cylinders and piston rings to faulty injectors and valves, there are many reasons a diesel engine may emit excessive smoke...

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Glow Plug Replacement

Glow plugs are pencil-like objects that help diesel engines start. In essence, they serve as the diesel equivalent to spark plugs...

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Hard Starting and Drivability Diagnostic

Diesel engines contain many components and small systems that, when damaged or worn, can lead to hard starting and...

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Turbocharger Repair

A turbocharger is a forced induction system, a type of system responsible for bringing air into the combustion chamber of an engine...

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Car Repairs

When making an online appointment be advised our schedule is normally filled 2 days in advance. We will do our best to accommodate your scheduling. Listed are some guidelines to make a on line appointment.

  • Whenever possible please contact us directly at (410) 538-4210
  • Leave name, number, vehicle type along with a description of your concerns
  • Our only waiting appointments are for oil changes at 8:30am and 4:30pm daily
  • Please plan on dropping vehicle of between 8:00am and 8:30am
  • In most cases we will respond to your email request within 4 business hours

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Economy Tire in Edgewood, MD

Economy Tire & Service located at 400 Edgewood Road, Edgewood, MD 21040, provides automotive repairs and tires to the Edgewood, MD area. Tire Brands: BFGoodrich®, Goodyear, Kumho, MICHELIN® and Uniroyal®. Auto Repairs: Belts & Hoses, Brakes, Cooling System/Radiator, Diesel Engine Systems, Electric: Electrical/Electronic Systems, Electrical: Starting/Charging/Batteries, Engine: Diagnostics and Performance, Heating & Air Conditioning, Lube and Oil Change, Preventive Maintenance, State Inspection, Steering and Suspension, Transmission, and Wheel Alignment.

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Address: 400 Edgewood Road
Edgewood, MD 21040
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