There are several diesel vehicle parts that are commonly replaced in the spring. Here are some of them:

Glow plugs

In cold weather, glow plugs are used to heat up the combustion chamber in diesel engines. After a harsh winter, these parts may need to be replaced as they can wear out over time and cause starting problems.

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Cold weather can also take a toll on diesel engine batteries, reducing their capacity and lifespan. If your diesel vehicle is having trouble starting or the battery isn’t holding a charge, it may be time to replace it in the spring.

Diesel Parts Direct have VARTA batteries available.


Diesel fuel and air filters can become clogged with debris and contaminants, which can reduce engine performance and fuel efficiency. Spring is a good time to replace these filters to ensure optimal performance during the warmer months.

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Winter weather can be hard on tyres, and many diesel trucks and vehicles are equipped with snow tyres that are not suitable for warmer weather. Spring is a good time to switch to all-season or summer tyres for better performance and fuel efficiency.

Belts and hoses

Cold weather can also cause belts and hoses to crack and become brittle. Spring is a good time to inspect these parts and replace any that are showing signs of wear or damage.

Of course, the specific parts that need to be replaced will depend on the make and model of your diesel vehicle and its individual maintenance needs. It’s always a good idea to consult your owner’s manual and a trusted mechanic for guidance on spring maintenance tasks.

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