Truck Repair

  • Ready For A Road Trip - Here Is Our Checklist!

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    Road trips are a lot of fun, and often unpredictable. For all the miles you will be driving we always recommend preparing for any situation. With this checklist from Ward Service Auto Repair in Monrovia, you’ll be prepared for whatever comes your way.

  • Risks in Truck Driving

    At Ward Service Auto Repair in Monrovia, CA, we understand that big trucks mean bigger risk on the road. Here are some tips to remember, to reduce the likelihood of an accident next time you’re on the job.

  • Safety Tips for Truck Drivers

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    At Ward Service Auto Repair in Monrovia, we understand how important safety is in the world of truck driving. The stakes are higher in a big truck; potential for damage is obviously far greater, to you, your cargo, and other people on the road. Here are some easy tips that go a long way.

  • The Importance of Routine Maintenance

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    At Ward Service Auto Repair in Monrovia, 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.

  • Top Rated Repairs for Your Truck

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    At Ward Service Auto Repair, there’s a reason we’re the top rated truck repair center in Monrovia, CA; we do it all. While many shops shy away from the more complicated aspects of truck repair, we have the tools and people to get the job done.

  • Truck Classification Guide

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    All trucks, from a Chevy S-10, to the largest, heavy-duty trucks on the road, are classified into categories. Trucks are categorized by weight into classifications 1-9, and each grade comes with its own set of regulations and license requirements. Here’s a quick guide, from Ward Service Auto Repair in Monrovia.

  • Turbocharger Repair and Replacement

    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 Ward Service Auto Repair in Monrovia, CA, turbo knowledge is one of our specialties, because we understand the importance of quality turbo parts, replacements, and repair.

  • What Does The “Tow” Button On Your Truck Do?

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    At Ward Service Auto Repair in Monrovia, we know an important part of your ability to care for your transmission lies in your knowledge about how it works. Here is some information on the tow button, if your car, truck, or SUV is equipped with one.

  • What Is A Short Throw Shifter

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    At Ward Service Auto Repair in Monrovia, routine maintenance and repair isn’t the only thing we do. For custom parts installation, you can also count on us. Common modification enthusiasts do is swapping to a short-throw shifter; but what actually is a short-throw shifter, and what does it do?

  • What is an ASE certified technician?

    If you own or maintain a fleet or commercial truck, you are likely already familiar with the term ASE certified technician. But what does ASE mean, and why is it important? Ward Service Auto Repair in Monrovia, CA has the answer.

  • What It Means When We Say Ground Connection!

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    At Ward Service Auto Repair in Monrovia, we know that few problems are simultaneously as simple and confusing as a bad ground connection on your car, truck, or SUV. Here’s a look at some symptoms of a bad ground, and what you can do to correct it.

  • What Your Vehicle Towing Capacity Means

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    Unless you use your vehicle to tow every day for work, odds are you haven’t paid much attention to your truck, SUV, or crossover’s towing capacity. Maybe you’re looking to buy a boat for some summer fun or just need to rent a trailer to get your belongings from one dwelling to the next. Whatever the reason for pulling something behind your vehicle, it’s important to get a firm grasp on what exactly your towing capacity means. Understanding how each of the components in your vehicle contributes to your overall tow rating can keep you from putting undue stress on your rig and keep you and your family safe.

  • Wheel Bearings and Your Fleet

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    Wheel bearings are an often overlooked, but incredibly important component on your diesel truck; and when one begins to fail, other problems begin to arise. Ward Service Auto Repair in Monrovia has the information you need to recognize a problem before it turns into a bigger one. Here’s what to look out for:

  • 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 Ward Service Auto Repair in Monrovia, 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:

  • When To Run Diagnostics On Your Vehicle

    Modern vehicles are becoming increasingly complex, and as a result, computer diagnostic systems are becoming a necessity rather than a convenience. At Ward Service Auto Repair in Monrovia, CA, our state of the art technology and trained technicians are ready to diagnose any transmission issue you may be experiencing with your car, truck, or SUV.

  • Why A Great Exhaust Is Important

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    Your exhaust is an essential part of your truck’s sound, performance, and aesthetic. At Ward Service Auto Repair in Monrovia, our technicians are ready and able to provide any exhaust service your Chevy, Ford, or Dodge diesel requires, from stock repairs to completely custom installations.

  • Why Is Your Truck Squealing?

    If you drive a dodge, Chevy, or Ford diesel pickup, there will come a day when you start the engine, only to be met with a sound of high pitched squeals. Fortunately Ward Service Auto Repair in Monrovia, CA has the solution you’re looking for.
  • 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 Ward Service Auto Repair in Monrovia, 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.

  • Will Electric Trucks Take The Place of Diesel?

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    Currently, the future of electric vehicles looks promising - though it won’t likely replace your Duramax, Powerstroke, or Cummins engine any time soon. Still, we don’t know what the immediate future holds. This battle was waged once before in the past, with combustion engines taking the throne over electric power. Here’s a brief history of electric automobiles, from Ward Service Auto Repair in Monrovia, CA.

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