If you drive a performance or luxury vehicle made by manufacturers like BMW, Mercedes, Subaru, Land Rover, Porsche, etc., you’re probably no stranger to state of the art electronics, sensors, and control systems. At Pitts Automotive, Inc, our technicians have the right knowledge, ability, and equipment necessary to keep your car or SUV in top-notch condition.
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You’ve decided to replace your engine - but what do you replace it with? There are a few different options out there, and Pitts Automotive, Inc in Tuscaloosa, AL has the info you need.
What condition are your tires in? At Pitts Automotive, Inc in Tuscaloosa, AL, we want to make sure you can tell. A simple visual inspection is all you need - it’s easy if you know what to look for.
The time to know if your brakes are going bad is NOT when you go to stop at that red light or on the parkway when someone suddenly swerves in front of you. It's not always "just" brake pads either, your brake master cylinder could be an issue. How do you recognize the signs that you have a real problem with your brake master cylinder and just what is it? Here atPitts Automotive, Inc in Tuscaloosa, AL we not only have the answers, but we also put together a service schedule for you and keep an eye on issues based on your driving habits, vehicle type and your description of issues you are having. We treat your car, truck or SUV as if it were ours keeping you informed of issues we find so you can get them fixed "before" there are larger repair bills so you can keep your vehicle Newer - Longer! Below is everything you need to look for and tips on your brake master cylinder.
Diesel engines are known for their durability, but even the best engine has to be replaced every once in a while. At Pitts Automotive, Inc in Tuscaloosa, AL, we want you to be aware of signs that your engine is about to call it quits.
Sometimes it is EASY to see if your car or truck needs to come into our shop for professional repairs!
1. You see steam rising from the engine!
2. The Check Engine Light is on!
3. The engine starts, but there is an odor that is not right.
4. You hear grinding or thumping noises.
So, you’ve determined your transmission is bad. What next? Pitts Automotive, Inc in Tuscaloosa, AL is here to help.
There are a few things to consider when your transmission goes out. You might feel inclined to just get a new car...but should you? Here are some factors to think about.
You have determined your Cummins, Duramax, or Powerstroke engine needs to be replaced. You might be on the fence about whether you should replace the engine in your diesel, or just get a new truck. At Pitts Automotive, Inc in Tuscaloosa, AL, we’re here to help.
At Pitts Automotive, Inc in Tuscaloosa, AL, a big part of our job is helping you make decisions that are right for you, and your car, truck or SUV. When it comes to replacing a transmission there are a lot of options out there; we’re here to help you make the right choice.
At Pitts Automotive, Inc in Tuscaloosa, AL, we pride ourselves on specialty knowledge and ability. Once you’ve settled on a transmission to invest in, it’s important not to cut corners on the homestretch. We’ve got you covered here and you can expect top quality repairs for your top quality product.
Once your engine is installed, you’ll want to keep it running right. Pitts Automotive, Inc in Tuscaloosa, AL has you covered. Sometimes, engines just wear out - however, most of the time they meet an early demise as a result of improper maintenance. Keep your engine running like new by maintaining it the way your technician recommends.
We see this with our fleet customers, our regular Tuscaloosa car pool drivers and our diesel truck drivers so it isn't just one type of driver that ends up with a nightmare on their hands costing thousands of dollars to repair, asking about the costs of a JASPER replacement engine! The fact is your driving habits and maintenance habits can easily avoid this issue! 6 EASY STEPS - Service, Tires, Don't Ignore Service Engine Lights, Keep it Clean & Stop Driving Crazy!
There are multiple types of tires on the market for almost every car, truck, or SUV. The type of tire you want depends on a variety of factors, from climate to how you drive. Here’s a short rundown of common street tires that’ll suit your needs.
Whether you drive a Chevy, Dodge, or Ford diesel truck, there are a variety of options out there for a replacement engine. Depending on your truck's worth, it may depend on the type of engine and the amount of money you want to put into it. You can purchase a used, rebuilt, remanufactured, or even new diesel engine to replace your old. At Pitts Automotive, Inc in Tuscaloosa, AL, we’re here to help you choose the right one.
At Pitts Automotive, Inc in Tuscaloosa, AL, we know that transmissions are witchcraft to most people. More often than not, if major damage has occurred, it’s a lot more time and cost effective to just replace the entire unit and get a fresh start. Here’s what to look out for, from Pitts Automotive, Inc in Tuscaloosa, AL.
Your tires are obviously important. However, it’s often underappreciated how much of a difference they make in the ride quality of your car, truck, or SUV, and what they can tell you about the condition of your vehicle. At Pitts Automotive, Inc in Tuscaloosa, AL, we like to keep you well informed on what your vehicle is telling you, and how to keep it in good shape. Your tires have a lot to do with that.