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7835 Ivory Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63111
(314) 638-2710
1150 St. Louis Rd.
Collinsville, IL 62234
(618) 345-0611
25 Commercial St.
Millstadt, IL 62260
(618) 476-7490

Mike's Automotive provides Excessive Smoke Diagnostic services to Collinsville, IL, St. Louis, MO, Millstadt, IL, and other surrounding areas.

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The Basics Behind Excessive Smoke Diagnostic Services at Mike's Automotive

From worn cylinders and piston rings to faulty injectors and valves, there are many reasons a diesel engine may emit excessive smoke. Fortunately, the color of smoke can help a motorist diagnose the problem. Depending upon the issue, a diesel engine will emit black, blue, or white smoke. Black smoke usually indicates fuel combustion problems. This type of smoke can be caused by a low quality fuel, a dirty air filter, an overabundance of fuel amongst, or other, similar possibilities. Blue smoke is generally related to the vehicle’s oil. If there is oil in the combustion chamber, it can create blue smoke as it burns. In addition, blue smoke tends to appear when a driver first starts a diesel engine. Finally, white smoke often occurs when fuel is not being burned correctly. White smoke can be caused by worn injectors, damaged valves, and sticking piston rings.

Why Should You Have Excessive Smoke Diagnostic Services Performed at Mike's Automotive?

If your engine is emitting excessive smoke of any color, allow us to perform an excessive smoke diagnosis. Our expert staff will identify the cause of your vehicle’s smoke and help correct the problem. When you bring your vehicle to us, we can review how well the fuel is burning and check the state of your oil. Our employees are accustomed to diagnosing the possible causes of excessive smoke in diesel engines. We understand the relationship between the color of the smoke and your engine’s problem, and we will use our knowledge to identify the particular issue plaguing your vehicle. Whether the issue is small or large, we are ready to help get you back on the road with a healthy diesel engine.

We proudly service the Excessive Smoke Diagnostic needs of customers in Collinsville, IL, St. Louis, MO, Millstadt, IL, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Collinsville IL | Millstadt IL | St. Louis MO | and surrounding areas

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Mike's Automotive

For the best in auto repairs & tires in and around the St. Louis, MO area, call Mike's Automotive. Since 1976, drivers like you have relied on the experts at our shop to take care of all your car repair and tire needs. We specialize in engine rebuilding and automotive machine shop services, but we can assist with general auto repairs, too. Our skilled technicians use quality parts from AC Delco and we're a t3-certified tire shop, to boot. Choose tires for your car, truck, or SUV from the industry's best brands. No matter what your vehicle needs, if you live in the Saint Louis, MO area,  bring it to us and experience us continuing the tradition of excellence.

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