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Nickerson Road Auto Repair & Service

Full-Service Auto Repair for Your Business and Your Family

We are located at 92 Nickerson Road, Ashland, MA 01721 –  all the way at the end of the road!

My name is Bill Nasios and I am a Certified ASE Technician with 18 years experience.

If you want quick, reliable and economical auto repairs from a shop that cares as much about your car as we do our own, then stop by for a free 24 point inspection anytime.

We are ASE Certified and have been in business for over 18 years in this same location.

photodune-1290272-check-engine-signal-xsBesides just repairing your car, we help make sure your car is always running well by reminding you when your next scheduled service is due.

And of course, if you ever see this light on your dashboard call for a speedy appointment and we get you back on the road quickly.

Hand Working In Auto Repair ServiceDiagnostics are our specialty. For years, we’ve been specialists in finding problems fast. We use the most up-to-date computerized diagnostic equipment for rapid and accurate diagnosis. Trust us to find any problem with your vehicle quickly and efficiently.

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Call 508-881-4404 Now. Financing Available!

G.E. Capital now offers an exclusive finance program for your service needs. Never worry about paying for your repair when you have G.E. Capital as an option. We arrange everything, just fill out the application at the time of repair and G.E. Capital will finance your repair at competitive rates. There’s no excuse to drive an unsafe automobile with this exclusive option now available at Nickerson Auto.



The Ford Diesel Turbo Repair Exposed

If you drive a Ford Diesel 6.0 power stroke, you probably have experienced some turbo lag that’s not just uncomfortable but dangerous as well. I had one too and decided to take care of it once and for all.

Instead of ordered a new or rebuilt turbo for $1800 or more, I am going to show you have I fixed it. Like what you see? I can fix yours too for a fraction of the cost.

Here’s the entire process:

Step 1:

Ford Turbo

This is the turbo removed from the engine before any work was done. This first step was pretty simple but there were a few clamps that required some special attention.



Step 2:

Ford Turbo-2Here’s the turbo sitting on my bench, ready to be disassembled so we can see what was causing it to seize, which was responsible for the turbo lag. 




Step 3:

Ford Turbo-3As you can see, the entire interior was rusted. No wonder the turbo wasn’t working, all the veins were seized right in place. Carbon and rust were the two culprits, each vein had to be removed and cleaned before they were reassembled. Also, the lower surface under the veins had to be completely cleaned of all rust and then polished to restore factory conditions.



Step 4:Ford Turbo-4 Ford Turbo-5

The “unison ring” on the right, was stuck to the turbo housing. In a properly running turbo, this spins freely on a polished surface, but as you can see the entire unit is completely frozen with rust and carbon. Both parts required extensive and delicate cleaning to restore the surfaces to factory condition.

Step 5:  Ford Turbo-6 Ford Turbo-10

Now we are ready to apply anti-seize compound to all the cleaned surfaces.  Notice where the unison ring makes contact with the turbo housing, I applied anti-seize compound as well.


Ford Turbo-9Everything I’ve shown you here was the result of 4 hours of concentrated, detailed work to insure the system went back together smoothly and precisely. The veins all now move freely in unison to deliver a boost throughout the R.P.M. range. Now, having saved over $1000 in expenses we have a rebuilt turbo that should provide many years of additional service.

Do you have a Ford Diesel Turbo lag problem? Bring it by and lets get that fixed!