The exhaust on your truck is an important series of components, that work together to insure smooth, reliable operation. At Pitts Automotive, Inc in Tuscaloosa, AL, we also know that exhaust systems are especially susceptible to damage and rust; pipes, mufflers, and other parts are exposed to hazards on the road, and to the environment. This situation, combined with caustic emissions and extreme heat, create a perfect opportunity for problems to arise.
For obvious reasons, air brakes are an essential part of your rig. They also add a level of complication to the braking system that a conventional vehicle doesn’t have. At Pitts Automotive, Inc in Tuscaloosa, our mechanics have the knowledge, equipment, and ability necessary to keep your air brakes in top shape.
At Pitts Automotive, Inc in Tuscaloosa, we understand that your exhaust system is an essential aspect of your vehicle’s ride quality and performance. Our technicians are professionals in exhaust system replacement and repair, ensuring your car, truck, or SUV sounds great and keeps running smoothly.
While your exhaust system helps reduce noise output from your vehicle, it also significantly reduces harmful emissions from being released into the air. When your muffler and exhaust system are functioning properly, it significantly reduces your vehicle's harmful impact on the environment. It also significantly improves the functionality of your vehicle and improve fuel mileage for your car, truck, SUV or Jeep.
An exhaust system is made up of numerous parts that work together to rid your car of the exhaust gases that are created during the combustion cycle, as your engine burns fuel. Each part of your exhaust system has an important role to play in removing exhaust gases away from the engine as quickly as possible, allowing another cycle of combustion to begin. The more quickly and efficiently an exhaust system does this the more efficiently an engine can run. The main parts of an exhaust system are an exhaust manifold, catalytic converter, oxygen sensors, exhaust pipes, and the muffler.
If you drive a Duramax, Powerstroke, or Cummins diesel, you’ve got a truck that’s built for power and reliability. From our team here at Pitts Automotive, Inc in Tuscaloosa, AL, here are the keys to unlocking the secret of a finely tuned diesel pickup.
Pitts Automotive, Inc in Tuscaloosa, AL services all kinds of trucks, regardless of weight class. From small trucks to semi’s, we’ve got you covered. For the sake of curiosity, however, what classifies a truck as light or heavy-duty?
At Pitts Automotive, Inc in Tuscaloosa, were huge fans of seatbelts. They dramatically reduce the chances of being injured in an automobile accident, and in many cases, they are the difference between a fatal crash and walking away unharmed. But how long has the seat belt been around? When did wearing it become law?