Box Trucks

Box trucks are often used in industries that require specialized equipment or features, such as refrigeration units or lift gates for loading and unloading heavy items.

Diesel box trucks are a common sight on the roads, hauling everything from furniture to food to industrial equipment. These sturdy vehicles are known for their durability, fuel efficiency, and payload capacity, making them a popular choice for a variety of industries. At Placer Fleet Services, we specialize in servicing and repairing diesel box trucks, and we know firsthand the importance of proper maintenance and care for these vital vehicles.

Box Truck Manufacturers

There are many different manufacturers of diesel box trucks, each with their own unique features and benefits. Some of the most popular brands include:

/ 01 Mercedes-Benz

Known for their high-quality, reliable engines and advanced safety features, Mercedes-Benz box trucks are a popular choice for many businesses.

/ 02 Isuzu

Isuzu diesel box trucks are known for their fuel efficiency and durability, making them a great choice for long hauls.

/ 03 Hino

Hino box trucks are known for their strong, reliable engines and advanced technology features, such as collision avoidance systems and lane departure warning systems.

/ 04 Ford

Ford box trucks offer a range of engine sizes and payload capacities, making them a versatile option for many industries.

Common Box Trucks Applications

Box trucks are often utilized across an array of different industries. One of the main reasons is their durability and reliability. Diesel engines are known for their long lifespan and ability to handle heavy workloads, making them ideal for industries that require frequent use of their vehicles.

Box trucks are essential for transporting packages and goods to their final destinations which makes them ideal for delivery and logistics. Whether it's a small package delivery company or a large logistics firm, diesel box trucks play a crucial role in getting products to customers on time.

They are also commonly utilized by construction and contracting companies Box trucks are often used to transport tools, large equipment, and materials to and from construction sites and can also be used for removing debris and site waste. 

Perhaps most common is their use in manufacturing for the transportation of raw materials and finished products from warehouses and distribution centers.  As part of this, you’ll often find box trucks used to carry merchandise to and from retail stores and warehouses. 

Maintenance Requirements for Box Trucks

Proper maintenance is essential for keeping diesel box trucks running smoothly and efficiently. Some key maintenance requirements include:

  • Fuel filters: Fuel filters help remove dirt, debris, and other contaminants from the fuel system. They should be replaced every 10,000 to 15,000 miles or as recommended by the manufacturer.
  • Air filters: Air filters help keep the engine clean and prevent debris from entering the combustion chamber. They should be replaced every 20,000 to 30,000 miles or as recommended by the manufacturer.
  • Belts and hoses: Belts and hoses should be inspected regularly for wear and tear and replaced as needed.
  • Brake maintenance: Proper brake maintenance is essential for ensuring the safety of the driver and other road users. Brake pads, rotors, and other components should be inspected and replaced as needed.

Contact Us

At Placer Fleet Services, we offer comprehensive mobile diesel repair services for box trucks and other vehicles. Our team of experienced technicians is equipped with the knowledge and tools to handle all your maintenance and repair needs. Whether you need an oil change, fuel filter replacement, or more extensive repairs, we have you covered.

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