Categories for Auto Repair Shops

Common Car Problems That Can Arise in the Winter Season

November 9, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

Living in the Corpus Christi area means that you’ll rarely deal with extreme winter weather. While during the abnormal February 2021 cold snap, temperatures dropped to a low of 17 degrees Fahrenheit, normally, winter in coastal Texas can range from the high 50s to mid 80s. That means you don’t need to worry too much about what the winter weather does to your car. However, in the event of another extreme weather event or out-of-state travel, it’s worth learning how to protect your vehicle. Here are the car parts most likely to break in the winter, and how you can... View Article

We Service More Than Just Diesel Engines!

February 24, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

While we might have “diesel” in our name and are known for our diesel services, Coastal Diesel Injection would like to emphasize that we do a whole lot more than just service diesel engines! We provide a full range of car maintenance services for any time you need a tune-up from a qualified auto mechanic in Corpus Christi, TX. Here are just a few examples of some of the key auto maintenance tasks we provide to our customers: Oil changes: It’s important to regularly check and change your vehicle’s oil so you can keep your engine in good condition. A... View Article

Do Diesel Engines Get Better Gas Mileage?

December 16, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

One of the most common arguments for buying diesel vehicles over gas-powered models is their better fuel economy. It is a common question we hear at our auto repair shop in Corpus Christi, TX, whether someone has owned diesel trucks for years or is considering a switch to diesel. There are advantages and disadvantages to diesel engines, and your choice depends on why you need a truck. Here is an overview to help you with this decision: Fuel economy: Diesel engines do have gas engines beat when it comes to miles per gallon. However, the difference is more pronounced with... View Article

Information About the Proper Maintenance of Diesel Engines

November 29, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

There are a lot of reasons why people might choose vehicles or equipment that are powered by diesel engines rather than standard gasoline engines, including better overall fuel efficiency, better environmental standards due to lower emissions and less frequent maintenance checks. However, despite these benefits, that does not mean that diesel engines are entirely maintenance-free, or that you can get away with just doing nothing with them and expecting them to provide the same level of reliability and performance. With this in mind, here are some tips from an auto repair shop in Corpus Christi, TX that you should follow... View Article

Why Alignment Is So Important

March 9, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

You’re driving down the road and suddenly run over a pothole. It jostles you around in your vehicle a bit, but you keep plowing ahead and don’t think much of it. But this might be all it takes to knock your vehicle and tires out of alignment. It really doesn’t take as much as you might think to mess with the alignment of your vehicle. Running over potholes or curbs and general wear and tear can all have a toll on the suspension system of your vehicle, and its steering components. If this does happen, and your vehicle does come... View Article