Category: Chevrolet

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 ...

How-to: Duramax LWM 2.8L Oil Change Colorado & Canyon

Doing your own oil changes can save you time and money, plus you can be sure the job is done right and with the best parts.  Changing your oil and filter on 2016+ Chevy Colorado/GMC Canyon Duramax diesel is easy!

Colorado & Canyon Duramax Diesel Maintenance Schedule

Here is the maintenance schedule for the 2016+ Chevy Colorado/GMC Canyon diesel with the 2.8L Duramax “LWM” 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. Chevrolet requires ...

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.

The Best Diesel Fuel Additives

There are many, many different fuel additives available for diesels. A quick google search or a stroll down the aisle at your local parts store will give you plenty of options from which to choose.  Are they necessary and which one is the best?

Brake Rotor Basics

On modern VWs, whenever you replace your brake pads, you should also replace your brake rotors. This is because brake rotors become scored from use, and a pad might not seat correctly on a worn rotor. Below we highlight a few key characteristics of brake rotors and show you what to look for when buying.

Brake Pads 101

Shopping for brake pads means having to weigh many different characteristics—noise, price, dust, performance, life—against one another to choose a pad that’s right for your driving style and requirements. Most often, this boils down to choosing a brake pad made from the material you like at the right price. In this article, we’ll explain the ...