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As Memorial Day is approaching, we want to take this opportunity to recognize those who have fought for our country. Their sacrifice keeps us safe and here at Zylstra Automotive & Diesel we would like to share our appreciation this Memorial Day. Regardless, of where you find yourself on this day, we hope that you take some time to pause and think of those who have lost their lives fighting for this country. To any customers or community members who have served our nation so bravely, our team here at Zylstra Automotive & Diesel we thank you!

Nobody knows your vehicle better than you; if you suspect it isn’t driving the way it used to, there’s a good chance you’re correct. The truth of the matter is there are countless reasons and remedies for such a broad subject, but Zylstra Automotive & Diesel in Visalia, CA has compiled a list of a few common problems that can cause a vehicle to drive poorly.

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Since the first automobile, vehicle electronics have become increasingly more complex with every passing era. In the modern-day, your car, truck, or SUV likely depends on an array of modules, sensors, and components that control every aspect of how your vehicle runs and drives. Here’s what you need to know about your vehicle’s electronics systems, from Zylstra Automotive & Diesel in Visalia.

Windshield wipers are one of those things you never think about until you need them, and by then it’s too late. There’s a good chance you haven’t changed windshield wipers in a long time, so it might be a good idea to inspect them before rainy weather catches you off guard. Zylstra Automotive & Diesel in Visalia, CA has compiled a few windshield wiper tips here for you.

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If you want to avoid nasty and unexpected surprise maintenance costs, sticking to a regimented schedule of preventative maintenance is something you are going to want to get used to. The reason being is simple – frequent maintenance will keep your vehicle in good health, ensuring you get the most out of all those expensive-to-replace parts. While it might sound counterintuitive, the best way to reduce maintenance costs is to stick to a prescribed maintenance schedule.

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On gas engines, the fuel delivery system is pretty simple - an electric pump draws gas from the tank, and pushes it to the injectors. Diesel systems are a little more complex. At Zylstra Automotive & Diesel in Visalia, CA, we like to keep you informed about what’s on your truck, how it works, and how to maintain it, so you stay reliably on the road.

If you drive a vehicle with more than a few miles on it, there’s a good chance you’ve noticed an occasional drip underneath it that leaves spots wherever you park. Identifying what is leaking from your car will help you determine whether or not it’s a cause for concern, and what to do about it.

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At Zylstra Automotive & Diesel in Visalia, CA, we know your Ford, Chevrolet, or Dodge pickup was designed for optimal power, torque, and towing and hauling ability, no matter what the job is. We also know that while getting up to speed in a timely fashion is important, your diesel pickup’s ability to stop is equally essential.

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