If you suspect that there's an issue with your heavy-duty diesel truck's axle, it's important to have it repaired as soon as possible. Whether you're dealing with lubrication failure, poor performance, or snapped or warped axles, the key to avoiding costly downtime is to have these repairs done, onsite, as quickly as you can.
The axle is a critical component of any vehicle, but it's especially important for heavy-duty diesel trucks that are subjected to demanding workloads and harsh road conditions. The axle helps to transfer power from the differentials to the wheels, enabling the truck to move forward and backward. It also helps to support the weight of the vehicle and its load, making it a key element of your truck's overall stability and performance.
Our team of experienced technicians specializes in mobile service for fleets in the Placer and Nevada County areas, providing onsite axle service. Whether your manage a light, medium or heavy-duty fleet you can rely on our technicians to quickly get to the root of and resolve your axle issues.
Symptoms of Truck Axle Failure
There are a few key symptoms that can indicate an issue with your heavy-duty diesel truck's axle. These include:
- Poor performance: If you notice that your truck is struggling to accelerate or maintain speed, this could be a sign that there's an issue with the axle.
- Clunking noises: If you hear loud, metallic noises coming from the undercarriage of your truck, this could be a sign of a problem with the axle.
- Snapped or warped axles: In some cases, the axle itself may become damaged or worn out, leading to a complete failure.
Causes of Truck Axle Failure
There are several common causes of axle failure in heavy-duty diesel trucks. The axle requires regular lubrication to function properly. If the lubrication fails or is not applied correctly, it can lead to wear and tear on the axle, resulting in failure. Poor road conditions such as potholes or rough terrain can also contribute to wear and tear on your truck’s axle. And of course, if you find that you are consistently exceeding the weight limit of your truck, there is likely extra strain benign put on the axle, which will eventually lead to damage.
At Placer Fleet Services, we offer comprehensive axle repair services to help get your truck back on the road as quickly as possible. Our team of skilled technicians can diagnose and repair any issues with your truck's axle, including lubrication failure, snapped or warped axles, and other issues. Contact us today to schedule an appointment and get your truck back on the road in no time. To better serve your fleet, we have locations in both Rocklin, CA and Grass Valley, CA.