frequently asked questions

Where is Alpine Diesel located?

We are located at 6-1206 5th Street, Nisku, AB

What are your hours?

Alpine Diesel is open Monday to Friday from 8 am to 5 pm for all your diesel truck repairs and performance upgrades.

What Fleet Services does Alpine Diesel provide?

Alpine Diesel offers a comprehensive range of fleet services. We specialize in general diesel truck repairs, maintenance, performance upgrades, and emergency diesel repair services.

How often should I have my diesel engine serviced for optimal performance?

The optimal frequency for diesel engine service can vary based on the specific use of the vehicle. Generally, it is recommended to change oil and filter, lubricate chassis, check fluids and all belts and hoses every 3,000 kilometers. Major services, including a diagnostic check and diesel fuel filter replacement, should be carried out every 10,000 kilometers or annually. However, if your diesel vehicle sees moderate to heavy use, such as regular towing, you might need to perform an oil change more frequently, between every 5,000 to 7,000 kilometers or every six months.

What signs should I look for that indicate my diesel engine may need repairs?

There are several signs that might indicate your diesel engine requires repairs:

1. Reduced Power: When a diesel engine is functioning properly, it should deliver consistent power. If you notice a decrease in power or sluggish performance, it could be a sign that your engine needs attention.
2. Excessive Black Exhaust: Diesel engines can emit some black smoke under heavy load, but excessive black smoke can indicate a problem with the engine’s combustion process.
3. Unusual Loud Noises: Any unusual or loud noises can be a sign of mechanical issues.
4. Increased Oil Consumption: An increase in oil consumption can indicate a potential issue with your engine.
5. Difficulty Starting Up the Engine: Diesel engines rely on compression to start up. If you’re having trouble starting your engine, it could be a symptom of a more serious problem.
6. Poor Fuel Efficiency: If you notice your vehicle is using more fuel than usual, it could be a sign that your engine is not running efficiently.
7. Excessive Exhaust Smoke: Blue, particularly dark gray or black smoke coming out of your engine can be a sign that your engine needs repairing.
8. Oil Sludge or Metal Shavings: These could be signs of serious internal engine damage.

Remember, if you notice any of these symptoms, it’s best to get your vehicle checked by a professional mechanic at Alpine Diesel as soon as possible to avoid further damage.

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