Preventive Diesel Fleet Maintenance Key to Engine Longevity

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WHY SHOULD YOU CARE ABOUT PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE? Quite Simply – cost. Many studies have shown that regular preventive maintenance of your diesel fleet assets will give them a longer live span. Replacing your fleet of trucks or diesel equipment every 10 years rather than every 8 will put money in your pocket. Second, poor maintenance […]

Preventive Diesel Fleet Maintenance Key to Engine Longevity

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WHY SHOULD YOU CARE ABOUT PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE? Quite Simply – cost. Many studies have shown that regular preventive maintenance of your diesel fleet assets will give them a longer live span. Replacing your fleet of trucks or diesel equipment every 10 years rather than every 8 will put money in your pocket. Second, poor maintenance […]

The Staff at Western Turbo Wish You a Merry Christmas and the Best of 2018.

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As 2017 draws to a close, the staff at Western Turbo would like to extend Merry Christmas to you and yours.   We’d like to thank you for making us the best diesel service centre in Manitoba. You have trusted us in the last year to give you the best service, parts and advice for your […]

Have You Checked Your Oil Supply For Your Diesel Turbocharger Lately?

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There are many little things that you can do to make your turbocharger last longer.  One of the simplest things to do for preventive maintenance is to check your oil and fluid levels. If the supply is not sufficient to properly lubricate the system, a lot of bad things can happen.  At Western Turbo, we […]

Stanadyne Fuel Additive Perfect Start to Get Your Diesel Ready for Winter

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The snow is coming and it’s time to start getting your diesel in tip top form for the Winnipeg winter.  A fuel additive like the one offered by trusted Stanadyne can really have an impact on your diesel’s cold weather performance.  Not only does the additive improve fuel economy, it also increases horse power and […]

Clean Oil Key to Keeping your Turbochargers in Top Condition

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Do you feel that your diesel engine is not giving you top performance?  Your turbocharges may not be functioning properly due to damage from dirty oil. Dirty oil damages the turbocharger by causing heavy scoring of critical bearing surfaces. To avoid damage, oil and filter should be of a quality that is recommended by an […]

Are you Budget Minded About Your Diesel Service? Western Turbo is Right for You!

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There’s a reason why Western Turbo has become the choice of service and maintenance for diesel fleets in Winnipeg and Manitoba. We Save You Money Our experience and investment in equipment and people let us stand head and shoulders above others.  Here are three examples of how we can save you money and earn your […]

Getting the RV Ready for the Trip South – Chassis Maintenance

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Many RV owners have interrupted their planned vacations because they didn’t take time to properly maintain their chassis. Whether your motor home is a gas or diesel, proper care for the chassis and its elements will ensure that your travels are enjoyable. Motorhomes require scheduled preventive maintenance, just like your passenger car, SUV, or pickup […]

Signs of Diesel Trouble…

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If your diesel engine begins to belch excess smoke… This could be caused by: • Dirty air cleaner. • Air intake system restriction. • Cracked mounting flange/gasket missing. • Fuel pump/injectors/valve timing incorrectly set. • Wastegate mechanism set incorrectly. • Turbocharger damaged. If your diesel engine lacks Power… This could be caused by: • Dirty […]

How does a Turbocharger work anyway?

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Sometimes at Western Turbo, we get so wrapped up in helping our customers get back on the road that we forget that education is one of the best things that we can do to help our customers understand when they need to call the best diesel service centre in Manitoba. Below is a short article […]

Where is Your Turbocharger from?

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Dealers and garages are being warned not to fit cheap turbochargers to cars after a series of engine failures following the installation of counterfeit turbochargers. You get what you pay for Counterfeit turbochargers replicate the OEM tags and part numbers and try to pass them off as genuine. They are built out of very poor […]

Can a Diesel Particulate Filter Cause Turbo Failure?

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There are many articles and technical documents relating to how a faulty turbo can lead to DPF damage, however, the DPF is actually responsible for more turbo related failures than you might think. Here we explore what effect a blocked DPF can have on a turbocharger. DPF’s (Diesel Particulate Filters) were first introduced in January […]

Can a Diesel Particulate Filter Cause Turbo Failure?

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There are many articles and technical documents relating to how a faulty turbo can lead to DPF damage, however, the DPF is actually responsible for more turbo related failures than you might think. Here we explore what effect a blocked DPF can have on a turbocharger. DPF’s (Diesel Particulate Filters) were first introduced in January […]

4 Reasons Why GM is Turning To Diesel – Infographic

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