We Now Offer Roadside Collision Repair!

June 14, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

When you’re driving, your number one goal is to get from point A to point B safely. Unfortunately, however, accidents happen. Of course, a minor collision is preferred to a major, potentially dangerous one, but even a simple fender bender or sideswipe can be extremely frustrating and put a huge dent in your day. Normally, when you get into a collision that causes damage on your passenger vehicle, semi truck or RV, you’d need to take it to an auto body shop to have it fixed. You may even need to have it towed if it’s not completely safe to... View Article

An RV Maintenance Checklist for Summer

June 4, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

There are few feelings better than hitting the open road in your motorhome or RV to go camping. Whether you plan to spend a whole summer on the road or are just getting away to the lake for a weekend, you should always give your RV a checkup before heading out. Proper RV maintenance can help your RV last longer and allows you to catch damage or issues before they become expensive repairs. Regular preventative maintenance is important for RV owners, but it doesn’t have to be difficult. Whether you want to perform your maintenance yourself or invest in mobile... View Article

What Is Fleet Maintenance?

May 21, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

Just like your personal vehicle, commercial fleets of vans, trucks and semi-trailers need regular maintenance in order to run smoothly. Fleet maintenance is the process of having your fleet of commercial vehicles maintained and serviced according to manufacturer and repair company recommendations. The first place to start for fleet maintenance is the recommended service milestones in your owner’s manual. This is the schedule of service recommendations from your vehicle manufacturer stating at which mileage you should provide certain maintenance services. However, your fleet may need maintenance more often, depending on everything from the type of roads most often driven to... View Article

All About Engine Braking

May 2, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

Engine braking is a kind of braking that occurs when you let the natural forces of the engine slow down a vehicle rather than using external braking. There are some circumstances in which it makes sense to use engine braking to increase fuel efficiency and general performance. Here’s some information from a mobile mechanic in Flagstaff, AZ that you should know about engine braking, especially as a commercial vehicle driver. Diesel vs. gasoline engines When you’re driving a standard gasoline-powered vehicle, engine braking occurs when you release the accelerator pedal. Doing so causes the throttle valve to close, reducing the... View Article

Tips for Driving Your Truck Safely in the Rain

April 18, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

We’re midway through the spring, and for many parts of the United States, this is the wettest time of year in terms of rainfall. While you might not see a whole lot of rain around here in Arizona, if you’re going to be going on any long hauls you can certainly expect to experience some significant rains here and there, especially if you’re heading to the Great Plains or the Midwest. Rain makes driving a little bit more challenging for everyone on the road, but this is especially true for drivers of large commercial trucks. As the driver of a... View Article