Ensuring an Awesome Summer with Good Car Maintenance

Posted on: February 22, 2015 by in Automotive
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Ensuring an Awesome Summer with Good Car Maintenance There’s no doubt about it—most Americans do more driving during the summer than any other time of the year, so it pays to make sure your car is properly maintained. The last thing you want on a summer trip is to have major repairs throw a wrench into your vacation plans! In order to make sure this doesn’t happen to you, we’ve provided a basic checklist to know what to check on your car before heading out to hit the open Continue Reading ...

Ford F-350 Repair

Posted on: January 21, 2014 by in Automotive

The only way to the job right, is to have the right equipment. With the Ford F350 to properly gain access to the engine compartment you need to have a body lifter that specifically can lift the Ford F-350 body so the technicians can have easy access to make sure every part is replaces properly. Without this access many mechanics cannot get proper angles to verify nuts, bolts and other engine parts a properly and securely Continue Reading ...

Ford F-350 Head Gasket Repair

Posted on: September 11, 2013 by in Automotive, DIY
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Here is a short video of Matt explaining how they need to lift the body of the Ford F-350 Diesel Truck to gain complete access to the engine to perform a Ford F-350 Head Gasket Repair. By removing the entire Ford F-350 cab above the frame and engine allows the mechanics to properly replace the head Continue Reading ...

3 Tips for Handling an Auto Breakdown Emergency

Posted on: May 16, 2013 by in Automotive

Even with the high levels of automotive technology today, vehicle breakdowns are still inevitable. No one knows when their vehicle will break down or where they will be when it happens. When it does happen, it is unexpected and most people are not prepared to handle it properly. Many become confused because they do not know what to do next. Therefore, here are 3 tips that will assist you in making the right moves when your car breaks down on the road: 1.   Move your vehicle to safety Continue Reading ...

Ford 6.0 New EGR Engine Oil Cooler

Posted on: March 3, 2013 by in Automotive, DIY
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It's no secret that 6.0L Ford/Navistar Power Stroke engines have been notable for warranty issues. These included EGR valve sticking due to carbon deposits, which can be remedied by installing a new-design stainless EGR cooler. There are not many mechanics who like to work on the 6.0, but we at Matt's Caddy Shop are ready to keep your 6.0L Ford/Navistar Power Stroke engines running smooth and in great working order.     Continue Reading ...

Brand New! Head Gaskets for Chevy Duramax

Posted on: March 3, 2013 by in Automotive, DIY
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Brand New! Head Gaskets for Chevy Duramax                   Continue Reading ...

Jimmie Johnson Wins Daytona 500

Posted on: February 24, 2013 by in Automotive
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Congratulations to Jimmie Johnson and his second win at the Daytona 500!  Additionally, Jimmie Johnson donated 71,000$ in Champions Grant money to Granite Hills High School for technology set-ups to 49 classrooms! Way to go!           Continue Reading ...

2004 Ford F250 Diesel Oil Pressure Problem-San Diego

Posted on: February 12, 2013 by in DIY

Matt here from MCS - Ford, Chevy Diesel and Cadillac Dealer Alternative Repair We had a 2004 F-250 that lost all oil pressure. The Ford F-250 needs 3000 lbs of oil pressure to start engine.After installing an aftermarket high pressure pump the problem was solved and the F250 owner was back on the road in one day. Another Ford F-250 owner was having hard engine starting issues with our current cold weather conditions.The simple and affordable solution was to install new glow plugs into his Continue Reading ...

2004 Ford F250 Oil Pressure Repair

Posted on: January 2, 2013 by in DIY
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Recently repaired a 2004 Ford F250 Diesel that lost all oil pressure..  Installed a new oil pump to solve problem and get the customer back on road quickly.             Continue Reading ...

2005 Ford 6.0 Diesel with Oil Pressure Issues

Posted on: November 27, 2012 by in DIY

Matt's Caddy Shack recently completed work on a 2005 Ford 6.0 diesel truck with oil pressure issues. Matt's mechanics replaced the standpipes-branch tubes. On another Ford 6.0 Diesel repair, 8 injectors were replaced to correct the misfiring.          Continue Reading ...