Your Comprehensive Kenworth Truck Repair Shop!
It's always frustrating, you are on the road, and just about finishing your haul, you just want to get your cargo unloaded and head home, then BOOM! Your rig is broken on the side of the highway! Not only are you losing precious downtime, but it's backing up your whole schedule and costing you money! We get it... the most costly time for you is downtime when you are out in the field and you just want to get your Kenworth up and running and on the road again.
We here at Coppertop offer a variety of maintenance and servicing for Kenworth trucks in Northern Alberta and surrounding Edmonton, such as but not limited to:
- Battery Inspecting & Replacement
- Tire Inspection, Replacement & Service
- Air Filter Inspection & Replacement
- Fluids inspection & top-ups
- Oil Change & Lube Service
- Belt Inspection & Replacement
- Fuel Filter Check
- Exhaust & Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Service
- Complete Electrical Inspection and Servicing
- Trailer Inspections & Servicing
- Fleet Maintenance and Servicing
Common Commercial Kenworth Truck Breakdowns
Braking issues on a commercial truck
Brake-related problems can lead to costly repairs at best or more importantly cause safety concerns and vehicular accidents. A truck’s disc and drum brakes are exposed to consistent heat, pressure and friction, which means they wear down without the right maintenance. Brake issues are usually related to things like external corrosion and wear, minor leaks and internal water contamination that causes airline freezing during the colder months.
Tire repairs and challenges on a heavy duty truck or trailer
When it comes to physical issues with your truck, tires are typically considered to be the most important components of any vehicle. A simple flat really isn’t that simple and can sideline a truck for hours. Tires are the leading cause of truck problems for drivers, making up around 1/2 of all roadside failures. These failures are related to under inflation, low tread depth or misaligned axles. Always make sure to have each of your tires inspected thoroughly before you hit the road and look for those issues.
Electrical problems in a commercial truck
Electrical systems in a heavy Duty Truck are made up primarily of the starter motor, alternator and battery. If one or more of these mechanical parts fails to function properly, your truck can’t continue on. Signs that your problems relate to your electrical are things like flickering lifts or lowering or dimming lights, dead batteries, unusual burning or weird plastic smells and clicking sounds when the engine starts up.
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