Category: Chevrolet

Chevy Cruze Diesel Fuel Filter Change How-To

HOW-TO: A tutorial on changing the fuel filter in your 2014-2015 Chevy Cruze Diesel

Scangauge II and Chevy Cruze Diesel

  We picked up a Scangauge II to use with our Chevy Cruze to monitor a few different things while driving. I have found the unit to be great for monitoring when the car will begin to perform a DPF regen.  I am currently monitoring the following: MAP: Manifold Absolute Pressure reading. The MAP will ...

Water in Fuel Drainage Chevy Colorado Diesel

Removing water from the fuel in your truck is important to maintaining engine health–water in the fuel can severely damage components of your injection system. Water in your fuel tank can also provide an environment for fungi and bacteria to grow, which can corrode fuel lines and rubber components. If the water in the fuel ...

Chevy Colorado Diesel Fuel Filter Change

This is a how-to on replacing the fuel filters on a 2016 Chevy Colorado diesel with the 2.8L Duramax engine. This should be done every 22,500 miles (or when your vehicle indicates it’s time on the fuel filter counter). Tools Needed Nitrile Gloves 27mm Filter Wrench (Ram EcoDiesel)(Colorado Diesel)(N57) Fuel Filter Set (Colorado Diesel) Procedure ...

Chevy Colorado 2.8L Oil Change How-to

Here is a how-to on replacing the oil filter on 2016+ Chevy Colorado diesels.

Colorado Diesel Maintenance Schedule

Here is the maintenance schedule for the 2016+ Chevy Colorado diesel with the 2.8L Duramax engine!

Chevy Cruze Diesel Approved Oil List

Chevy Cruze Diesels, like all other modern diesel cars, require specific engine oil to continue to function properly. Specifically, they need a low SAPS oil, or an oil that is low in sulphated ash, phosphorus and sulphur. For cars with a diesel particulate filter, oils with high amounts of additives can block the DPF. The owner’s ...

Chevy Cruze Diesel Oil Change How-to

A tutorial on changing the oil in your 2014-2015 Chevy Cruze diesel.     Items you will need: 1. 5 Liters of Dexos 2 approved oil. We provide several options in our oil change kit. Dexos 2 is General Motor’s oil specification. More info here. 2. Oil Filter, Man. # 19301505. Also included in our oil ...

Biodiesel: A Guide

Biodiesel is an exciting alternative fuel that can be used as a supplement to traditional diesel fuel that offers dramatically lower emissions and is renewable.  But, running it isn’t always simple.  This guide overviews some biodiesel basics and which cars should or should not use biodiesel.