Diesel Repair

  • Cavitation - How Air Bubbles Destroy Diesel Engines

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    At Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, TX, our objective is to keep your diesel truck on the road, where it belongs. Whether it’s maintenance, repair, or information that keeps you from needing a repair, we do our best to keep you informed on how to best take care of your diesel truck. Cavitation is a leading killer of diesel engines. It’s an interesting process, albeit an expensive one if your diesel engine is a victim of cavitation. From our team here at Permian Basin Transmission, Inc, here's what you should look out for:

  • Diesel Blow-By - What is it and what causes it?

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    In the diesel world, "blow-by" is a term you’re bound to run across at some point if your line of work involves diesel-powered vehicles of any kind. What is blow-by, what causes it, and how concerned should you be? At Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, TX, our fleet maintenance and diesel technicians see it on a regular basis. Here we’ll take a quick look at blow-by, correcting it, and preventing it.

  • Fleet Diesel Trucks - Replace or Repower?

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    At Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, TX, maintaining your fleet and keeping your business reliably on the road is our primary focus. As trucks wear out, and they always do, you will inevitably be faced with this dilemma - “Should I fix this truck, or replace it with a new one?” This isn’t always an easy question to answer. As your fleet specialists, our team here at Permian Basin Transmission, Inc is here to help you decide.

  • Is That Shaking a Driveshaft Issue?

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    Whatever type of truck you run in your fleet, they all have a driveshaft that connects the transmission to the differential, transferring power to the wheels. At Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, TX, we specialize in diesel truck and fleet vehicle maintenance and repair, including precision driveshaft care.

  • Let Us Build S Fleet Service Program That Works For You!

    While most fleet vehicles are chosen for their reliability, low maintenance, and durability, sometimes maintaining several of them at a time can become overwhelming. Just keeping up with the maintenance schedule alone is a task and then to ensure you keep your scheduled routes for those fleet vehicles is another task in itself. Let Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene put your mind at ease, with our fleet maintenance programs for any and all fleet vehicles. We will take the stress from your business fleet program and get your fleet trucks and fleet cars running at optimum performance with a routine that works for your business that often REDUCES costs!

  • Maintaining Your Diesel Fleet

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    While diesel trucks are some of the best vehicles on the road today, sometimes maintaining a fleet of them can become overwhelming. Let Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene put your mind at ease, with our fleet maintenance programs for diesel fleet vehicles.

  • Maintaining Your Diesel Injectors

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    Your injectors are the mechanism that delivers fuel into the cylinders of your diesel engine. As such, they’re clearly important. At Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, TX, we will diagnose, maintain, and repair any injector issues you may be experiencing with your commercial or fleet trucks, in a timely and professional manner.

  • Replacing the Transmission in Your Diesel

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    The transmission in your diesel truck is built for hard work. But, after many miles and hard days on the road, inevitably the time will come to replace it. When that time comes, Permian Basin Transmission, Inc has the professionals you need, for the best truck repair service in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene.

  • Should You Idle in Your Fleet Vehicle?

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    Your fleet or commercial vehicles most likely spend a lot of time idling. Whether it’s to keep warm or simply out of convenience, the stop and go lifespan of these vehicles mean idling is a part of their duties. But, is it bad for them? Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, TX has the information you need.

  • The Hardest Working Parts On Your Diesel Truck

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    The differentials on your Ford, Chevrolet, or Dodge diesel pickup are some of the hardest working components on your truck. At Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, TX, our technicians are experts in maintaining, repairing, and replacing differentials, keeping your truck working reliable just as much as you do.

  • The Heart of Your Diesel

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    The engine and transmission in your Chevrolet, Dodge, or Ford diesel pickup is the heart and soul of your truck. At Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, we repair, rebuild, and replace engines or transmissions with quality parts and builds, keeping your truck on the road for years to come.

  • Trust Our Team for Your Maintenance Needs

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    Diesel trucks are known for their incredibly reliable engines. At Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, we know that the key to a reliable engine is good maintenance. In fleet trucks, the difference between a truck that lasts a million miles and a truck that needs new engine hinges on how well it has been maintained.

  • What's So Great About Performance Chips?

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    Performance chip installation is one of the perks of diesel truck ownership. At Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, our mechanics can professionally tune and install a chip for any application, whether you drive a Cummins, Powerstroke, Duramax, or otherwise.

  • Why It's Important To Have Your Tire's Air Pressure The Same

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    Tire pressure may seem innocuous enough, but at Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, we know how much of a difference correct tire pressure makes. Tire pressure checks are just one of many regular service items we check when you bring your truck in for servicing, but it’s one that’s more important than you might think.

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