blog:truck maintenance Archives - Edmonton Trailer
ON-SITE TRUCK AND EQUIPMENT REPAIR
If you have a truck or trailer in Edmonton, you may need repair or maintenance from time to time. Find quality work at Edmonton Trailer Sales & Leasing. They will assist you with all your mechanical needs. Whether you need commercial trailer inspections, body repair, or tank testing, Edmonton Trailer Sales & Leasing Ltd. Is […]
IS YOUR COMMERCIAL TRUCK FLEET PREPARED FOR WINTER?
Keeping your Truck and trailers in Edmonton in top operating condition is essential, and it's especially challenging when winter hits. By getting a head start on your winter truck fleet maintenance in Edmonton, you can be sure that things will run smoothly all year long. Whether it's topping off fluids or checking important systems, […]
Everything You Need to Know About Semi Truck Roadside Assistance
Roadside assistance is a common feature bought for domestic vehicles, helping ensure a sudden breakdown doesn't leave the driver and passengers stranded far from home. However, it can be just as useful for semi truck drivers, particularly independent drivers without a large fleet or depot to call on in an emergency. If you're regularly […]
What Are The Dangers Of Overheated Brakes?
Few parts of a vehicle are as important to safety as its brakes. And while a complete failure of a well-maintained brake system is extremely rare, that doesn't mean your truck's brakes are always working in peak condition. One common danger that most drivers will face at some point is when brakes overheat. Under […]
Why is It Important to Check Your CV Boots Regularly?
CV boots are a vital component of all front-wheel drive vehicles, and also of many rear-wheel-drive models. Also known as CV joints, rubber boots, or constant velocity boots, they're an integral part of the drivetrain, passing the torque to the wheels while also allowing the suspension to smooth out the ride. They work by […]
Signs of a Driveshaft Fail on a Truck
A driveshaft failure isn't an event any truck driver would willingly experience. In the least serious cases, a bad driveshaft makes it more difficult to corner and reduces the truck's handling capabilities. At the very worst, a full driveshaft failure can make a rig impossible to control, with all the obvious dangers that would cause. […]
Signs and Symptoms of a Bad Fuel Pump in Your Truck
The fuel pump is a key element of your truck's everyday operation. It's responsible for moving gas or diesel from the tank to the engine, and it stands to reason that if it fails, your truck will be going nowhere. Luckily, there are usually several warning signs that your fuel pump is on its […]
Why It's Important to Maintain Your Truck's Suspension & Alignment
At Edmonton Trailer, we know heavy duty trucks like the backs of our hands. We know the best ways to keep them performing at their best and why proper maintenance is important. That's why we've created this helpful post about the importance of maintaining your truck's suspension and alignment. Edmonton heavy trucks have a particularly […]