- Providing top quality sustainable biodiesel and expert auto repair for over 30 years!
Dr. Dan’s Biodiesel
Located in Ballard at:
912 NW 50th St
Seattle WA 98107
24-hr Pump Access!!
(with credit card reader)
206 783 5728
(off-hours vehicle drop-off available)
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Espresso Express CLOSED
We are sad to announce that after 27 years of business Espresso Express, the host of our Biodiesel station at 6500 15h Ave NE, has closed. The good news however is that there is a new opportunity for someone to … Continue reading
Saving Local Biodiesel: The Death of Inland Empire Oilseeds.
The machinations of an ineffective national and global economy has claimed yet another so-called “Green Energy” business, as Odessa, WA based Inland Empire Oilseeds looks to have closed down its production for good. The ultimate fate of the remnants of … Continue reading
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TDI Service: Keep your TDI Reliable and Healthy at Dr. Dan’s
We have noticed that many VW TDI’s are not getting the maintenance they require, leading to expensive repairs and breakdowns. Timing belt intervals: This can be a complicated subject, since VW’s recommended interval has changed many times over the course … Continue reading
Posted in Auto Repair, Uncategorized Tagged auto maintenance, auto repair, biodiesel, TDI, timing belt, VW 3 Comments
A Friendly Winter Reminder
Greetings, With our recent snow and ice drama here in town we just wanted to remind you that our Sustainable Fuel Co-Op B-99 has superior cold weather performance. Don’t get stuck with frozen fuel, plugged fuel filters and leaky injection … Continue reading
Sustaining your Sustainable car [video]
Utah Biodiesel Supply posted this youtube video of Dr. Dan’s presentation at last August’s Collective Biodiesel Conference.
IS OUR BIODIESEL OKAY FOR COLD TEMPS?
THE SHORT ANSWER IS: YES THIS FUEL SHOULD BE JUST FINE DOWN TO: 30 DEG. F STARTING NEXT WEEK THE FUEL SHOULD BE GOOD DOWN TO: 25 DEG. F THE LONG ANSWER IS BELOW Dr. Dan’s trusty Volvo 240 … Continue reading
October TDI Check-Up Special
Greetings from Dr. Dan’s! As the leaves and seasons begin to change, this is our friendly reminder that it’s that time of year again to make sure your TDI is ready for the cooler months ahead, and get caught up … Continue reading
TDI Tech: Surviving Summer Heat
Summer has officially begun, and warmer temperatures are finally headed our way here in Seattle (we hope!). Summer weather makes for great travel conditions, but it puts stress on your cooling system that can bring any weak components to their … Continue reading
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TDI Tech: Life After 100 (Thousand) — Part One
As time goes on, our TDIs that were once shiny new cars are now beginning to age and accumulate miles. Many of our customers have over 100,000 miles on their TDIs, quite a few have over 200,000, and a handful … Continue reading
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