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At our Tempe auto repair shop, we often get questions about diesel truck maintenance and repairs. That’s because diesel vehicles are popular these days, thanks in part to their towing abilities and engine durability. Since many people aren’t as familiar with what it takes to keep a diesel engine running smoothly, let’s take a look at three of the most common questions people ask about diesel truck maintenance.
How often does a diesel truck need an oil change?
While diesel engines are very different from their gas-powered counterparts, there is at least one thing they have in common … how frequently they need an oil change can and does depend on several factors.
Here are the top factors that influence the timing and frequency of oil changes for your diesel truck:
AAA answers questions about gas prices and offers money-saving tips
What is AAA expecting on the roads Thanksgiving week 2022?
Nearly 49 million Americans are driving to their Thanksgiving destinations this year between Wednesday and Sunday, a slight increase from 2021. Despite higher gas prices, travelers are hitting the road in a big way this holiday, for what is expected to be the third busiest Thanksgiving since 2000. The national average for a gallon of regular at the start of Thanksgiving week was $3.66, down 11 cents from the previous week.
FORT WORTH, Texas – Goodguys Rod & Custom Association, the world’s largest hot rod association and producer of America’s favorite car shows, announces its 2023 event schedule along with an exciting show schedule extension that will enable more enthusiasts across the country to join Goodguys in celebrating the automotive hobby and car culture.
The upcoming 40th-anniversary 2023 Goodguys season will feature 12 three-day National events and two two-day Get-Togethers in Pleasanton, California, Goodguys’ original headquarters. All 14 events are scheduled as close to their traditional weekends as possible, with no venue changes for the upcoming season.
Each of the 14 events will include experiences for the whole family, such as burnout competitions, kids’ zones, live entertainment and more while showcasing thousands of hot rods, muscle cars, customs, classics and trucks from 1998 and prior. Additionally, all 12 National events will incorporate All-American Sunday, welcoming all-American-made or -powered vehicles of all years to the show to cap off each weekend’s festivities.
November 18-20, 2022
WestWorld of Scottsdale
16601 North Pima Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
America’s Favorite Car Show Returns to the Valley of the Sun with a jam-packed weekend of hot roddin’ fun!
Fill up your gas tank, grab your keys, and cruise on out to America’s Favorite Car Show for the last event of 2022! Satisfy your hot rod dreams with over 3,000 1997 & older hot rods, customs, classics, trucks, and muscle cars for our season finale!
Don’t miss your chance to check out the “Goodguys Top 12” Cars and Trucks of the Year presented by Meguiar’s, a huge Vendor Midway, and the Goodguys AutoCross timed racing competition; featuring the 32-car “Duel in the Desert” Finals Shootout, where the Goodguys 2022 AutoCrosser of the Year will be crowned!
Watch the Burnout Competition, Nitro Thunderfest Vintage Dragster Exhibition, shop the massive Swap Meet and Cars 4 Sale Corral, enjoy the FREE Kids Zone, Model Car Show, Live Entertainment— and so much more!
On Sunday November 20th bring out your American made or powered muscle cars, customs, and trucks for our Meguiar’s All American Sunday celebration featuring the All American AutoCross Shootout! Don’t leave before we kick off our final Awards Ceremony of 2022 and celebrate a variety of winners and their bold and beautiful rides.
For complete details and to register your vehicle or purchase tickets, visit www.good-guys.com/swn.
At Good Works Auto Repair, we’ve always been big proponents of maintaining your car. After all, when you properly take care of your vehicle, it often lasts longer and you have the potential to get more miles and time out of your investment. Routine preventative maintenance can also help you avoid some major repairs, saving you time, money, and hassle down the road.
Why is maintaining your car so important right NOW?
Potential savings on auto repairs plus a vehicle that lasts longer might be incentive enough for you to schedule regular maintenance appointments at your local auto repair shop. But is there any other reason why maintaining your car is so vital at this specific point in time? Yes!