For Australians, four-wheel drive vehicles are popular and this is for good reason. A 4x4 vehicle means that the power from the engine can be distributed to all four wheels at the same time which makes it easier to handle difficult terrain which is great for off-roading. Today, we’ll be taking a look at what you need to know about driving a 4x4 diesel vehicle.
Choosing a diesel 4x4
A lot of 4x4 vehicles these days come with diesel engines, although you can still get some petrol options. One of the main benefits of a diesel 4x4 is that, provided water doesn’t get into the air intake or fuel tank, it can handle water crossings where a petrol engine can’t. Diesel fuel also offers greater fuel economy which is ideal if you’re taking your 4x4 out on a long run. The lower exhaust temperature on diesel engines also means that there is a reduced risk of the exhaust causing fires on off-road trips.
Tips for taking out your diesel 4x4
Professional servicing for your 4x4
To make sure your 4x4 diesel vehicle is running at its best, make sure you get regular servicing through a qualified diesel mechanic. A good diesel mechanic will pick up any issues that may cause further damage down the track and will make sure your 4x4 is ready for whatever you to throw at it.
At Perth based Diesel West Mechanical Services, we provide convenient mobile servicing and repairs for your diesel vehicles and machinery. Our experienced mechanics are experts at diagnosing and repairing faults and ensuring that your diesel engine is running well. We provide servicing throughout the Perth metro area, as well as some regional areas on request. For reliable and professional service, speak with one of our experienced diesel mechanics.
For mobile diesel car servicing and repairs, contact Diesel West Mechanical Services today on 0427 501 378 or fill in our online contact form.