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Diesel Trucks

  • A Shop For Your Fleet and Diesel

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    At Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, FL, we have the facilities, equipment, and technicians necessary to complete any job, no matter how big or small. When it comes to fleet and diesel trucks, the right people with the correct equipment makes all the difference - we’ll keep your truck reliably on the road, and we’re the fastest, most efficient repair facility in the business. When it comes to trucks this size, and this valuable, cut-rate maintenance and repair simply won’t do; you need professionals, with the tools and equipment necessary to get the job done right.

  • Diesel Engines - Power Comes From Their Differences

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    On gas engines, the fuel delivery system is pretty simple - an electric pump draws gas from the tank, and pushes it to the injectors. Diesel systems are a little more complex. At Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, FL, we like to keep you informed about what’s on your truck, how it works, and how to maintain it, so you stay reliably on the road.

  • Diesel Isn't Difficult - Know How Your System Works

    Now that you’ve got an idea of the components that make up a diesel system, and what they do, understanding how the system works in a more cohesive way isn’t difficult. At Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg we understand what’s going on in your fuel system while your diesel engine is running.

  • Glow Plugs and Your Diesel Engine

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    Glow Plugs are an essential component of your diesel engine. However, a faulty glow plug can go unnoticed or be neglected for quite some time; your truck will still start and run, so it’s an easy issue to overlook. At Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, we want you to know what to look for, and why you should be concerned with a bad glow plug.

  • Hydraulically Actuated Electronic Unit Injection (HEUI) Systems - How it Works

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    What is an HEUI System you may ask? When it was first introduced, HEUI systems revolutionized diesel technology in groundbreaking ways. Though other technologies have taken the forefront since its development, HEUI systems are still extremely common throughout the diesel industry. From our team here at Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, FL, here’s a quick look at how these systems work, and what the advantages are of having one.

  • Is Your Diesel's Injection Pump Having Issues?

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    Whether you drive a Chevy, Ford, or Ram diesel pickup, your engine is likely equipped with an injection pump. While injection pumps have been gradually phased out on modern engines, they are still an integral part of most diesel engine operations. At Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, FL, we specialize in maintenance and repair on Cummins, Duramax, and Powerstroke engines, including injection pumps.

  • 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 Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg 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 Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg 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 Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, FL, 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.

  • Maintenance Tips for Your Turbocharger

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    The turbo on your diesel pickup is a precision engineered component. As a result, proper maintenance is essential to keeping it going strong. At tens or even hundreds of thousands of RPM, keeping everything in good shape is absolutely necessary. Fortunately, turbos don’t really require any special maintenance - they just make the maintenance you do all the more important.

  • Only The Best Parts for Your Ride

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    Whether you drive a Chevy, Ram, or Ford diesel pickup, your truck is a quality engineered machine. At Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, FL, we honor that quality - not only in our service, but in the parts, we provide as well.

  • Proper Maintenance for Your Diesel Fuel System

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    Fuel Systems are particularly important on diesel trucks, whether you drive a Ford, Chevrolet, or Dodge pickup. At Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, fuel system maintenance and repair is a service we prioritize, since we know how essential a reliable fuel system is.

  • Repairing and Replacing Your Turbocharger

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    The Turbo on your Chevrolet, Dodge, or Ford diesel truck is an integral component of your truck’s ability to perform. Turbos affect everything from power output to fuel mileage, allowing your pickup to reach its full potential in terms of power, torque, and efficiency. At Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, turbo knowledge is one of our specialties, because we understand the importance of quality turbo parts, replacements, and repair.

  • 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? Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, FL has the information you need.

  • The Importance of Routine Maintenance

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    At Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, we know that keeping up with required maintenance schedules is the difference between a truck that lasts a few years and a truck that stays strong for decades.

  • The Ins & Outs of Your Turbochargers

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    Now that you know why your turbo is necessary, you’ll want to know what the turbocharger is made of. Turbos are intricate and precise components, but not actually all that complicated or difficult to understand. Here’s a rundown on the parts of a turbocharger, from Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, FL.

  • When Should You Get an Oil Change?

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    Trucks aren’t like cars...your average personal vehicle usually holds about 5 quarts of oil, and you are supposed to change it every 3-5k miles. However, the same logic doesn’t apply to large trucks. At Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, we know how important proper oil changes and diagnostics are to keep your truck on the road, for hundreds of thousands of miles. Here’s what you need to know:

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