Truck Repair

  • A Shop For Your Fleet and Diesel

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    At Dale and Ron's Auto Service Inc in Lawrence, KS, 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.

  • Are You In Need Of New Brake Pads?

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    Do you need new brake pads? Most of the time, if you think you do, the answer is yes. While a lot of auto parts stores sell brake pads with lifetime warranties, don’t be misled...brake pads will still wear down.

  • Balancing the Tires on Your Fleet

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    Balanced wheels are essential for a multitude of reasons, particularly on commercial trucks. At Dale and Ron's Auto Service Inc in Lawrence, we have the precision equipment necessary to provide you with the best balance possible, keeping your truck smoothly and reliably on the road.

  • Cavitation - How Air Bubbles Destroy Diesel Engines

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    At Dale and Ron's Auto Service Inc in Lawrence, KS, 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 Dale and Ron's Auto Service Inc, here's what you should look out for:

  • Cleaning Your Fuel System

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    Obviously, your fuel delivery system is an extremely important aspect of the running condition of your truck. At Dale and Ron's Auto Service Inc in Lawrence, our expert team of mechanics can treat and clean your fuel delivery system, ensuring you get the most out of your fleet.

  • Don't Neglect Your Truck's Brakes!

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    Obviously, your brakes are essential. However, it’s easy to neglect or ignore brake issues, and even miss them altogether; as long as the truck still stops, many people don’t see the need to have their brakes serviced. From Dale and Ron's Auto Service Inc in Lawrence, KS, here are some common brake issues, and why you should fix them.

  • How Often Should You Have Maintenance Performed on Your Truck?

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    At Dale and Ron's Auto Service Inc in Lawrence, we know there’s a lot of conflict on when you should maintenance certain things on your truck. We also know there are consequences to neglecting maintenance; the difference between a truck that breaks down all the time and a truck that has covered over a million miles virtually trouble free all boils down to maintenance.

  • How to Avoid Risk In Your Fleet Trucks

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    At Dale and Ron's Auto Service Inc in Lawrence, we understand that big trucks mean bigger risk on the road. Here are some tips to remember, to reduce the likelihood of an accident resulting in large repair costs next time you're on the job.

  • How to Maintain Your Air Brakes

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    For obvious reasons, air brakes are an essential part of your rig. They also add a level of complication to the braking system that a conventional vehicle doesn’t have. At Dale and Ron's Auto Service Inc in Lawrence, our mechanics have the knowledge, equipment, and ability necessary to keep your air brakes in top shape.

  • How To Properly Maintain Your Truck's Engine

    At Dale and Ron's Auto Service Inc in Lawrence, KS, we understand that maintenance is the difference between a truck that makes it to the million-mile mark and a truck that doesn’t come close. Here are some tips to keep your truck in shape for many miles to come.

  • How To Protect Your Transmission Investment

    At Dale and Ron's Auto Service Inc in Lawrence, KS, we know your car, truck, or SUV is far more than just a vehicle. It’s a lifeline...getting you to work, your kids to school, carrying groceries, and taking you anywhere you need to go. It’s also a huge investment, and one worth protecting.
  • How To Test Your Shocks

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    Ride quality is an essential part of your driving experience. At Dale and Ron's Auto Service Inc in Lawrence, we strive to keep your car, truck, or SUV as smooth and comfortable to drive as the day it came off the lot. Your shock absorbers play a huge role in ride quality; here’s what you should know.

  • 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 Dale and Ron's Auto Service Inc in Lawrence, KS, here’s a quick look at how these systems work, and what the advantages are of having one.

  • If You Have To Turn The Key More Than Once - You Might Have A Problem

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    At Dale and Ron's Auto Service Inc in Lawrence, KS, our priority is keeping your Dodge, Chevy, or Ford truck reliably on the road. A major aspect of that is catching small issues before they become bigger ones.

  • Is Your Truck Pulling To The Side? What Does That Mean?

    Does your steering wheel feel like it’s fighting you when trying to drive in a straight line? Does your truck turn too aggressively when you try to go one direction, and poorly when you try to go another? There are a few possibilities as to what it means if your truck resists going in a straight line. Dale and Ron's Auto Service Inc in Lawrence has the answers for you.

  • Keeping Up With Oil Changes

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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 Dale and Ron's Auto Service Inc in Lawrence, KS, 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:

  • 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 Dale and Ron's Auto Service Inc in Lawrence 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 Fluid Levels in Your Truck

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    Correct fluid levels are essential to keeping your Ram, Ford, or Chevrolet diesel pickup on the road. Luckily, checking your coolant, oil, brake, and transmission fluid are easy to do, and will save you from a variety of issues down the road. Here’s what you should know about keeping the fluid levels in your truck maintained, from Dale and Ron's Auto Service Inc in Lawrence, KS.

  • Maintaining Ride Quality in Your Truck

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    Ride quality is an essential part of your driving experience. At Dale and Ron's Auto Service Inc in Lawrence, KS, we strive to keep your truck as smooth and comfortable to drive as the day it came off the lot. Your shock absorbers play a huge role in ride quality; here’s what you should know.

  • 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 Dale and Ron's Auto Service Inc in Lawrence, KS, 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.

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Dale & Ron's Auto Service Inc

630 Connecticut St
Lawrence, KS 66044
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