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ENGINE WORK

Ensuring your engine is up to par is an important component of a well-maintained vehicle. But you shouldn't trust your engine repair needs to just anyone! Don's Automotive and Towing Inc. offers affordable engine repair services that are hassle-free and reliable every time. Contact us at 845-279-5527 or send us an email for more details!

Our internal engine services include:

Belts & Hoses
Timing belts and serpentine belts are the most common types of belts in trucks.

A timing belt (also referred to as the camshaft drive belt or the Gilmer belt) is a notched belt that allows the crankshaft to turn the camshaft. Failure of the timing belt would lead to failure of the engine. A loose timing belt could lead to its slipping. When slipped, valves will open at the wrong time putting them at the risk of being struck by the pistons. To avoid this, have your timing belts inspected and serviced regularly.

A drive belt transfers power from the engine to the front mounted accessories such as the cooling fan, power steering pump, air injection pump, the air conditioning compressor and more. Failure of the drive belt means that all the engine accessories it's powering will stop working leading to overheating of the engine. To prevent this from happening, have the belt regularly checked for wear, cracks and stripping.

Hoses (or coolant hoses) are the heater and radiator hoses (upper and lower). The hoses facilitate the flow of coolant between the radiator, engine, and heating block. Old and worn out hoses can easily burst resulting in an overheated engine. To prevent this from happening, have the hoses inspected for cracks.

For belts and hoses maintenance and replacement services, visit Don's Automotive and Towing Inc. in Brewster, NY 10509 today. Remember, working belts and hoses will lead to a properly working engine.

Cooling System
Although a truck's engine operates most efficiently at high temperatures, the surplus heat produced during combustion can damage engine parts. To keep the engine safe from the surplus heat, trucks come with a cooling system. The system helps the engine maintain the required temperature and release any surplus heat to the environment.

The cooling system is made up of various parts that work harmoniously. These parts are the radiator, fan, pump, pressure cap, hoses, thermostat, and overflow tank. Failure of any of the parts will result in a poorly functioning cooling system.

To have a properly working cooling system (and thus a healthy engine), consider having periodic servicing of the parts that make up the system. At Don's Automotive and Towing Inc., we can service or replace (if necessary) radiators, fans, water pumps, hoses, thermostats and pressure caps.

Diesel
Although diesel engines don't require tune-ups and tend to last longer than gasoline engines, they do require regular maintenance. Typical maintenance tasks include:

  • Changing the oil & filter
  • Changing the air filter
  • Changing the fuel filter
  • Bleeding the fuel system
  • Draining the water separators
  • Refilling the urea injection system
You can count on the experts at Don's Automotive and Towing Inc. to help your diesel engine last a long time.

Engine
This is where your truck's combustion of fuel occurs. The ignition, which takes place in a combustion chamber, provides force to the pistons, turbine blades, or a nozzle. The engine provides power that drives your truck. With a poorly operating engine, you will have a poor performing truck. Visit Don's Automotive and Towing Inc. in Brewster, NY 10509 today, to have all your engine needs addressed. At Don's Automotive and Towing Inc., we have engine specialists who will make sure you get the most from your truck's engine.

Exhaust
An exhaust system is a piping that directs exhaust gases away from the internal combustion engine to the outdoors. A truck's exhaust system is made up of one or more exhaust pipes. An exhaust system can be modified to increase engine power (and performance), reduce pollution, or reduce noise. Also, a properly operating exhaust system is required for operator safety.

To get the most from your truck, you need regular exhaust service. For exhaust repairs, exhaust modification, or exhaust replacement, call 845-279-5527 or visit Don's Automotive and Towing Inc. today.

Water Pumps
A water pump is a vital part of your truck cooling system. A water pump is a centrifugal pump that circulates fluid whenever the engine is running. A belt connected to the engine's crankshaft drives the pump. Water pumps have vanes that fling the fluid to the outside of the pump (using centrifugal force) where it can enter the internal combustion engine. After going through the engine and the cylinder head, the fluid flows back to the water pump.

If the water pump develops a leak or the hub becomes loose and noisy, you need to have it replaced. Faulty water pumps will lead to poor cooling of the internal combustion engine. To have faulty water pumps repaired or replaced, call 845-279-5527 or visit Don's Automotive and Towing Inc. today.



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Testimonials

  • Honest ,convenient and he had no issues with the work they have done.
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  • Very nice people and good service.
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  • Don's Automotive is my primary repair shop. I have been using them for many years. I value their advice and quality of work. I have used them for both repair work and body work.
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  • Really Really good guy my brother has been going to him for 20 years he lives in Brewster. I got stuck up there with my car and helped me out tremendously with out even knowing who I was.
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  • Highly recommended. Friendly personal service. Fair prices. Been going here for about a year and plan to continue. Such a difference than Brewster Honda. They quoted me $4000 for a repair job and told me to trash/replace my car. Don's quoted me a $1200 for the same work.
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  • I have known Don now for over 20 years and he has always been a fair guy with fair prices. I have used his service for over 10 years and recommend his shop to anyone for any needs. So if you need service in the Brewster area feel free and comfortable with their shop for most any of your needs.
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  • I came here after Honda ripped me off and tried to rip me off again! When I walked in, Don was super friendly and so was the secretary. I was served quickly and given some information for the future. Will be coming here again! Satisfied with the price as well!
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  • Friendly reliable service. Always confident the problem will be assessed and corrected accurately.
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  • My truck was skipping too much, made a call I was able to drop the vehicle off overnight, the next day received a call with what the issue was and what needed to be done to fix it and the repair was completed that same day. One day turnaround that was awesome service thank you Don's automotive.
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  • Excellent service. Was informed about work being done. Work was done in a timely manner.
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