Heads

Whether you drive a Chevy, Ford, or Ram pickup, the diesel technicians at City Auto Repair in Gainesville, FL have you covered.

The heads on your Powerstroke, Cummins, or Duramax diesel are finely tuned, heavy duty components. The heads are point where compression, air intake, exhaust, fuel injection, and valve timing take place. Essentially, the heads do all the complicated work in your engine, making sure everything goes right and at the right time in the cylinders.

Considering the amount of wear and tear a diesel head is subjected to by heat, compression, and rapidly moving valves, occasionally issues develop. Small cracks develop, sapping vacuum and power from an engine that’s otherwise perfectly fine. Carbon buildup decreases valve efficiency, lowering compression and fuel/air mixture efficiency. Warping and damage can occur, causing compression, coolant, and oil leaks around the head gasket.

Fortunately, we’re here to help. If your diesel is experiencing head issues, don’t hesitate to have them inspected - if caught early enough, many heads can be resurfaced or welded, repairing them back to OE specifications, and saving you the cost of an entirely new component.

No matter your maintenance or repair needs, our technicians have your back. For the best diesel truck service shop in Gainesville, FL, call or stop by City Auto Repair today.



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At City Auto Repair in Gainesville, FL, we specialize in the complete maintenance and repair of all foreign and domestic vehicles for your family or business.  We are full service repair facilities utilizing the latest diagnostic equipment and computerized repair manuals to ensure your specific vehicle is maintained and repaired to the latest factory specifications. 

CALL (352) 377-0383 or CLICK HERE ONLINE to schedule your appointment.

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    City Auto Repair

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