Duramax Diesel Engine - Repair, Service, Maintenence

WHY IS A DURAMAX RIGHT FOR ME?
Why choose a diesel over a gasoline engine? Diesels, like the Duramax Diesel turbo-diesel 2.8-liter I-4 offered in the GMC Canyon small pickup truck, and the 6.6-liter turbo-diesel V-8 available in the GMC Sierra HD, offer distinct advantages that may be beneficial in how you plan on using your new truck.

Low-End Torque: Torque is the measure of an engine’s ability to move heavy loads, whether it’s a payload in a pickup box or a heavy trailer attached to the hitch. Having more torque isalways a good thing, but having a substantial amount in the lower ranges of the engine’s rev band makes it easier to quickly and confidently launch a loaded truck. That can be quite advantageous when pulling a heavy trailer on a highway on-ramp.

Because of their high cylinder compression and long piston stroke, diesel engines are generally able to produce a substantial amount of low-end torque. Certainly, GMC’s latest Duramax Diesel 6.6-liter V-8, available in the Sierra HD heavy-duty pickup trucks, provides plenty of pulling power. This state-of-the-art diesel engine produces a tremendous 910 lb-ft of torque, with over 90 percent of that power available just over 1500 rpm. Even our smaller Duramax Diesel, the 2.8-liter turbo-diesel four-cylinder available in the GMC Canyon, offers 369 lb-ft of torque at 2000 rpm.

Enhanced Trailering: Diesel trucks often provide higher trailering ratings than comparably-equipped trucks with a gas engine. For instance, a two-wheel drive Canyon crew cab equipped with the 3.6-liter gasoline V-6 has a max trailering rating of 7000 pounds. A comparably-equipped two-wheel drive Canyon crew cab equipped with the available Duramax Diesel 2.8-literI-4, however, has a max trailering rating of 7700 pounds –the highest towing rating of any midsize pickup†.


Exhaust Braking: Both our Duramax Diesel engines are offered with an exhaust brake, which leverages engine compression to help slow the vehicle down and provide the driver with enhanced control, especially on steep hills Using the exhaust brake can slow a truck on long, steep stretches with reduced wear on the conventional brake system.


Improved Efficiency: There’s no better example of a diesel engine’s ability to operate efficiently than the Canyon Diesel. Canyon’s available 2.8-liter turbo-diesel four-cylinder allows it to offer impressive EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings. Two-wheel drive Canyon Diesel models are EPA rated at an impressive 31 mpg highway.

DIESEL ENGINE SERVICE

POWERSTROKE REPAIR

Powerstroke Repair is our passion, and with over 30 years of experience, we know these trucks better than anyone. With cutting edge diagnostic tools, a modern repair facility, and extensive technical knowledge, we'll make sure your Powerstroke runs better than the day it was built.

DURAMAX REPAIR

From the common high pressure pump system issues to total engine overhauls & rebuilds, our Duramax Repair team has in-depth experience with just about every type of repair and service to Duramax systems, old and new, we ensure that your vehicle will be in the best shape it's been in.

CUMMINS REPAIR

Check engine light on? Truck not running quite right? We've got you covered. Whether it's a Dodge diesel engine, suspension, transmission, or drive-train repairs, our Cummins Repair-certified Senior Master Technicians will pinpoint the cause and get you back on the road in no time.

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DODGE DIESEL PERFOMANCE

Whether it's a 5.9L or 6.7L, Cummins engines can create some serious power. We've got the experience, tools, and skills to handle any Dodge Diesel performance modification - dream it up, and we'll make it happen.

DURAMAX PERFORMANCE

Engine components, exhaust systems, part sales, service and repair all under one roof. Make PSP Diesel your one-stop destination for all your Duramax Performance needs - you won't need anywhere else!

FORD DIESEL PERFORMANCE

 Whether it's a tune and intake that will wake up your truck or a race-ready competition build, PSP Diesel LLC designs Ford Diesel Performance packages for every budget while delivering the highest quality workmanship.

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