Common Questions We're Asked

Why Won’t My Truck Start?
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Your truck has a complex ignition system that allows your engine to start. If any of the components within the system fail or malfunction, your truck likely won’t start. First things first, ignition issues are usually caused by a dead battery. Batteries die as a result of their age or background issues like low temperature and faulty alternators. Fortunately, we here at Patriot Diesel and Automotive have the tools and equipment to solve these problems. We’ll install a block heater to fight off the frigid temperatures, repair or replace your alternator, and get you a fresh battery.

Why Choose Patriot Diesel and Automotive?
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Patriot Diesel and Automotive has been tuning light-duty trucks for years. With time-tested process and a proven track record for success, you can’t go wrong with calling Patriot Diesel and Automotive. Why not give us a call, and join the ranks of hundreds of happy customers? We’ll have your truck running better than ever before.

What Do Federal DOT Inspections Cover?
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Federal DOT Inspections are designed to ensure your truck is fully functional and safe to traverse North American roads. The inspections primarily cover anything safety-related. This includes systems like your brakes, steering, lighting systems, cargo securement points, powertrain, suspension, and drivetrain. If all of these systems work properly, you can rest assured knowing you’ll pass the inspection. If you fail the inspection, you’ll have access to our vast array of repair and maintenance services that will ensure you pass the second time around.

What Are The Benefits of Alignment?
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When getting your heavy-duty truck aligned, you’re likely going to notice the following benefits right away. First of all, your truck will likely track a lot straighter and will handle significantly better. The boost in handling is a result of returning your suspension and steering components back to their factory specifications and placement. Other benefits include enhanced fuel efficiency since your truck is no longer forced to work at odd angles, reduced tire wear, and enhanced performance.

What Do Check Engine Lights & Malfunctioning Indicator Lamps Mean?
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Your aftertreatment system is an incredibly important part of your heavy-duty truck. Unlike other systems in your truck, aftertreatment problems cannot be ignored. A super basic issue, if left unchecked for too long, can cascade into a large issue that may cost you thousands of dollars on top of what it would have cost originally.

Check engine lights can mean a variety of things, but they will always appear when you have an aftertreatment issue. We highly recommend getting your truck inspected if your check engine light appears for it could end up saving you thousands in aftertreatment-related repairs. A malfunctioning indicator lamp is generally oriented towards aftertreatment issues and has a system behind that’s designed to put your truck into limp mode in order to prevent further damage.

Our Locations

Bring Your Vehicle to Patriot Diesel & Automotive

Patriot Diesel & Automotive

Located on 1811 Hinckley Drive in Cheyenne, Wyoming, Patriot Diesel and Automotive is a light-duty repair shop that offers a full range of services for light-duty diesel trucks. Whether you need large-scale engine repair or basic preventive maintenance, you can rest assured knowing Patriot Diesel and Automotive has your back. Please also keep in mind that this particular location can facilitate light-duty alignments with our industry partners, but we don’t do them ourselves.

If you drive a Dodge Ram 3500, Ford F350, or any other light-duty diesel truck, you can count on Patriot Diesel and Automotive to have your back. With decades of combined experience working on light-duty trucks, there’s no better place to call than Patriot Diesel and Automotive.
Monday - Friday: 8AM - 5PM
Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED

Patriot Diesel Heavy-Duty

Located on 2503 E Fox Farm Road in Cheyenne, Wyoming, Patriot Diesel Heavy-Duty is a brick-and-mortar diesel repair shop that focuses primarily on medium and heavy-duty truck repair. This location offers both mobile services and roadside assistance to heavy-duty trucks. Unlike our light-duty location, Patriot Diesel Heavy-Duty offers truck and trailer alignment services, heavy equipment repair, RV repair, and other similar services.

Looking to get your heavy-duty or medium-duty truck maintained? Give us a call today to find out more!
Monday - Friday: 8AM - 5PM
Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED
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