Freightliner trucks are one of the best semi-trucks to drive for truck drivers. These trucks are built to handle all types of loads. These heavy-duty trucks get a lot of wear and tear, so it is important to stay up to date with your Freightliner Repairs.
Top 5 Reasons Why Your Truck Breakdown
The five most common reason that your Freightliner truck may break down is:
- Tire Blowout
- Electrical Problems
- Broken Clutch Cable
- Oil Leak
Freightliner trucks are made to withstand a heavy load, but that’s doesn’t mean that the tires are able to withstand that amount pressure for a long period of time without a maintenance check. When getting a freightliner repair at Veterans, that will also include rotating your tires and checking its tire pressure.
When it comes to trucks overheating that can be caused by a variety of problems. Often than not it is due to a leaking coolant or a bad radiator cap. Here are some warning signs that your truck may be overheating: hot hood, smells “hot”, steam coming from the hood, ticking noise, thumping noise, reduced engine power, coolant leaking & temperature gauge light. These are imperative warning signs that you need a freightliner repair.
Alternator and battery problems are a common reason for electrical issues that trucks end up stranded. Make sure to keep an eye on the trucks warning light signals and if this happens just give Veterans Truck & Repair a call.
Standard wear and tear can cause clutch pedals to degrade to the extent that they eventually break. It’s imperative to get a freightliner repair schedule to make sure that maintenance is upkept for your truck.
Lastly keeping current with your freightliner trucks oil changes will greatly reduce the risk of an oil leak. In the case of oil leaks it is best to address the issue away after discovery. Metal-on-metal contact without lubrication will cause movie parts to fail.
At Veterans Truck & Repair we know how much our customer love their trucks. Therefore, it is imperative to get a regularly freightliner repair scheduled to make sure your truck can keep operating at a high and efficient level.