We will be closing at 1 PM on Christmas Eve & closed on Christmas Day.
(914) 699-8658
(914)-699-1873
263 S. 5th Ave.
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
We sell soda and water • full service gulf station: we still check oil! • snowplowing
nys inspections • towing service • we remove junk cars • kerosene and diesel sales

Dave's 5th Ave Station provides Hard Starting and Drivability Diagnostic services to Mount Vernon, NY, Pelham Manor, NY, Bronx, NY, and other surrounding areas.

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The Basics Behind Hard Starting and Drivability Diagnostic Services at Dave's 5th Ave Station

Diesel engines contain many components and small systems. Problems with systems and components can lead to hard starting and the need for a drivability diagnostic. When your diesel engine is hard to start, there are several things worth checking. First is the temperature. Diesel engines rely upon heat for the combustion process to occur. If the engine uses glow plugs, they may need to warm up before they can properly start the engine. Second is oil. The internal components of a diesel engine require a lubricant to perform at their best. Engine oil can prevent harmful friction from occurring and can remove dirt and other damaging debris. If a vehicle has a turbocharger, a dirty or low amount of lubrication may also harm the turbocharger and lead to drivability and hard starting issues. A bad battery, fuel supply, and fuel injectors may also lead to hard starting issues.

Why Should You Have Hard Starting and Drivability Diagnostic Services Performed at Dave's 5th Ave Station?

If your diesel engine is difficult to start, bring your vehicle in and we’ll be happy to perform a hard starting and drivability diagnostic. If you don’t know what’s making your engine hard to start, we can carefully look over its many parts and systems and help you identify the cause. If you suspect or know the cause, we can verify it for you and help you with your next steps. From faulty glow plugs and dirty oil to broken fuel injectors and a low supply of fuel, our staff is happy to work with you to fix your vehicle’s problems. Is your turbocharger experiencing corrosion? Has your battery gone dead? Allow our service staff to examine the problem, and identify what measures need to be taken in order to correct the issue.

We proudly service the Hard Starting and Drivability Diagnostic needs of customers in Mount Vernon, NY, Pelham Manor, NY, Bronx, NY, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Bronx NY | Mount Vernon NY | Pelham Manor NY | and surrounding areas

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Dave's 5th Ave Station in Mount Vernon, NY

At Dave's 5th Ave Station, our main commitment is to deliver great service, no matter what your vehicle needs. As a full service Gulf station and auto shop, we check oil and offer kerosene and diesel sales along with providing auto repairs. See us for U-Haul rentals, NY state inspections, fleet service, and towing services. We also remove junk cars, and we'll even plow your snow! If you're in Mount Vernon NY, Pelham Manor NY, or the Bronx, see our team of experienced mechanics today!  We offer a great selection of tires and our repair shop is next to none in quality and price! We give free flat tire repairs and free rotations with your purchase! Stop by and save at Dave's today!

Contact Us

Phone: (914) 699-8658
Fax: (914) 667-8166
Address: 263 S. 5th Ave
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
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