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Engine Maintenance

Knudtson Automotive Services Keeps Your Vehicle Running At Peak Performance

Stop and go driving throughout the Worth County area can put unwanted demands on your engine. If you notice a sound coming from your engine and it's not the exhilarating roar of your engine at peak performance, come to Knudtson Automotive Services right away. Many customers resolve engine performance issues and completely avoid the high cost of complex engine repairs with a simple tune-up. Call Knudtson Automotive Services today or come by any of our locations.

Knudtson Automotive Services Care Maintenance Services:

Check Engine Light
No one likes to see their car's "Check Engine" light come on. The light could mean a costly problem, like a bad catalytic converter, or it could be something minor, like a loose gas cap. At Knudtson Automotive Services, we can pull the code and diagnose the problem for you. Give us a call or stop by the Knudtson Automotive Services location near you in Worth County for our expert assistance.

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 Knudtson Automotive Services to help your diesel engine last a long time.

Fuel Injection
Fuel injection is a system for admitting fuel into an engine. Since 1990, fuel injectors have completely replaced carburetors as the primary means of getting gasoline into the engine. A fuel injector atomizes the fuel by forcibly pumping it through a small nozzle (under high pressure). Failure of the fuel injection system means poor performance and ultimately destroys the engine. Make sure your vehicle's fuel injection system is maintained properly. For all your fuel injection maintenance and replacement needs, call or visit a Knudtson Automotive Services location in Worth County today.

Ignition
An ignition system is a system for igniting (using an electric spark) a mixture of fuel and air in a gasoline engine. A properly working ignition system means a properly starting engine and high performance from your car. For all your ignition system maintenance and replacement needs, call or visit Knudtson Automotive Services today.

Ignition Wires & Cables
Ignition cables also known as spark plug wires are an important part of your car's ignition system. They transfer the spark from the ignition coil to spark plugs that ignite the mixture of fuel and air. The mixture starts the engine. Over time, ignition wires and cables get weak and break down. This makes it impossible for the spark to reach the engine cylinders. This results in the engine misfiring. The car will eventually fail to start. If it does start, it will run poorly. Common symptoms of faulty ignition cables and wires are: poor gas mileage, engine misfires, engine light is on, and engine may vibrate. If your car needs new ignition cables and wires, call or visit Knudtson Automotive Services in Worth County. Here, you will have the wires and cables changed by a top-rated mechanic.

Oil, Lube, and Filter
To keep running smoothly, your car highly relies on oil, lube, and oil filters. Oil helps in lubricating, cooling, and cleaning the internal engine components. With time, motor oil becomes contaminated. Your car needs an oil, lube, and filter change every three months (or 3,000 miles). When it is time for a lube, oil, or filter change, take your vehicle to Knudtson Automotive Services in Worth County.

Spark Plugs
A spark plug delivers electric current to the combustion chamber from the ignition system. Spark plugs that haven't been changed for a long time can cause ignition problems. At Knudtson Automotive Services, we have automotive experts who will check and replace your spark plugs. For all your spark plug repair or replacement needs, call or visit the Knudtson Automotive Services location near you in Worth County today.

Knudtson Automotive Services - South Engine Maintenance
Call Now: 641-324-9988
Address: 616 Central Ave Northwood, IA 50459
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Area Served:
Manly, Lake Mills, Carpenter, Forest City, Mason City

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WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY

Pulled off the freeway the day after Christmas. Got immediate help to fix a tire to get me home. Excellent and friendly staff.

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Ask any car or truck owner in Worth County who they recommend. Chances are they will tell you Knudtson Automotive Services.