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Oil being poured into a diesel vehicle

If you drive a Dodge, Chevy, or Ford diesel pickup, you know the amount of hard work your truck puts in. You may also be aware that diesels run a little dirtier than your average gas burner. At Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg, IN, our goal is to keep your Duramax, Cummins, or Powerstroke truck on the road for many miles to come. A huge part of that is keeping your oil maintained.

Modern vehicles are becoming increasingly complex, and as a result, computer diagnostic systems are becoming a necessity rather than a convenience. At Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg, IN, our state of the art technology and trained technicians are ready to diagnose any transmission issue you may be experiencing with your car, truck, or SUV.

At Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg, IN, we enjoy providing you with useful knowledge that pertains to the ownership and maintenance of your car, truck, or SUV. You may have noticed more and more electric cars hitting our roadways over the past few years. With that in mind, here’s a brief, but interesting look at the history of electric cars.

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Transmission slippage can be caused by a variety of factors which are sometimes difficult to pin down. From Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg, IN, here’s a rundown of the more common issues that may cause a transmission to slip.

Now that you’ve got an idea of the components that make up a diesel system, and what they do, understanding how the system works in a more cohesive way isn’t difficult. At Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg we understand what’s going on in your fuel system while your diesel engine is running.

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At Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg, IN, we’ve seen and diagnosed every warning light in the book. Many people ignore their check engine light, and while it isn’t advised, often get away with it. Transmission warning lights are different, however. Here's what it means and what you should do when it comes on.

rusted car with smoke coming out of exhaust

The exhaust on your truck is an important series of components, that work together to ensure smooth, reliable operation. At Schaeffer Automotive in Huntingburg, 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, creates a perfect opportunity for problems to arise.

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At Schaeffer Automotive we know how important tire maintenance is. Like the shoes on our feet, the tires and wheels on our cars protect us from direct contact with the ground. And like those shoes, we wear day in and day out, tires and wheels can rub, wear unevenly, and eventually fail to do their jobs.

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