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Brake Fluid - It's a Problem! Why??

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There is a reason we check your brake fluid when you come in for a service check.  Maintenance pays big dividends and we want to avoid high repair costs for our Albertville drivers.  Did you know that brake service isn't just all about the brake pads, drums & rotors?  That we have found low brake fluid to be the cause of a large percentage of brake issues here at Brad Bearden Automotive?  Seriously, brake fluid is an important part of your braking system and with your service intervals being less frequent on the newer vehicles 5,000-10,000 more miles this has become an issue!  Why?...

How Does Your Turbo Work?

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Your turbocharger will work in essentially the same way, whether you drive a Powerstroke, Cummins, or Duramax diesel pickup. While there are differences in designs and applications, turbos haven’t changed all that much over the past century. Now that you know what one is made of, we’ll look at how it works.

Is Your Diesel Engine on it's Way Out?

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Diesel engines are known for their durability, but even the best engine has to be replaced every once in a while. At Brad Bearden Automotive in Albertville, AL, we want you to be aware of signs that your engine is about to call it quits.

Is Your Transmission Shifting Erratically?

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At Brad Bearden Automotive in Albertville, AL, we know how troublesome it can be to pinpoint a transmission issue and get it fixed. That’s why it’s a good idea to consult us, the experts, for all your transmission needs. We want to help you get on the road safely and quickly.

Maintaining Tires on Your Diesel Truck

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Once you’ve got your new tires installed on your diesel truck, you’ll want to keep them in good shape. Tires aren’t difficult to maintain, and maintaining them correctly will dramatically increase their longevity. Inspection and maintenance are the two key components to making sure they last.

New Truck or New Engine - Exploring Your Diesel Options

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You have determined your Cummins, Duramax, or Powerstroke engine needs to be replaced. You might be on the fence about whether you should replace the engine in your diesel, or just get a new truck. At Brad Bearden Automotive in Albertville, AL, we’re here to help.

Simple Steps to Save Fleet Downtime - Tranmissions!

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Our fleet truck customers do not need to spend valuable time in the shop with transmission issues due that could have been avoided by servicing their fleet vehicles based on their owner's manual recommendations!  Especially if it is simply changing a clogged filter, changing fluids or clutch issues!  Our transmission technicians here at Brad Bearden Automotive in Albertville believe that service = saving high repair bills!   Therefore, we believe in a proactive approach!

Time to Replace Your Diesel Engine? Let's Explore Your Options

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Whether you drive a Chevy, Dodge, or Ford diesel truck, there are a variety of options out there for a replacement engine. Depending on your truck's worth, it may depend on the type of engine and the amount of money you want to put into it. You can purchase a used, rebuilt, remanufactured, or even new diesel engine to replace your old. At Brad Bearden Automotive in Albertville, AL, we’re here to help you choose the right one. 

Why Choosing a Trustworthy Transmission Shop is Essential

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Transmissions are complicated and intricate pieces of equipment. Many general mechanic shops won’t touch a transmission, if it’s anything more than simply installing a new one. Transmissions are one aspect of a vehicle that even experienced mechanics often don’t dare delve into, and is easily the most mysterious and misunderstood system in the automotive world. You need a shop that you can trust to perform the best work on whatever your transmission may be in need of. 

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