Categories for Semi Truck Repair

How Often Should Big Rigs Be Maintained?

December 5, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

Just like with a car or SUV, a big rig needs to be maintained to ensure it lives up to its full potential. The frequency at which maintenance should occur will vary based on a few different factors, including weather conditions and truck application, but in general, it’s recommended that any long-haul truck be professionally serviced every 30,000 miles or so. That doesn’t include things that each individual trucker should do before he hits the road, though. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about a proper daily big rig maintenance schedule in Flagstaff, AZ: Oil: Motor oil... 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

Now Offering Foreign and Domestic Auto Repair!

December 25, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

While we have long built our reputation on our work as providers of semi truck repair in Flagstaff, AZ, as well as services for other large commercial and industrial vehicles, we are pleased to announce that we at Maclin Truck & Trailer now also offer general auto repair for both foreign and domestic vehicles. We have experienced mechanics on hand who are capable of working with you to identify the problem you’re dealing with in your vehicle and get it fixed as efficiently as possible so you can get back on the road. If you’re in need of a mechanic,... View Article

Signs Your Mack Truck Engine May Be Failing

October 26, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

Semi trucks have to carry heavy loads across long distances over and over again, so their engines are designed with strength, durability, longevity and resilience in mind. Unfortunately, all vehicles, even semi trucks, will eventually require some sort of repair. If the engine in your Mack truck begins to show some signs of wear or damage, it’s important to bring it to a mechanic that specializes in semi truck repair in Flagstaff, AZ: Your exhaust is changing colors: Your exhaust can actually tell you a lot about the condition of your engine. If you notice that your exhaust is blue... View Article

We Can Handle Freightliner Service!

October 1, 2018 Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’ve ever had to deal with a breakdown as a trucker, you know just how much of a pain it can be to have to wait for roadside assistance so you can get back on the road. Of course, having to get towed to the shop is an even worse prospect. Our team is pleased to provide service to Freightliner owners and operators as a team specializing in mobile semi truck repair in Flagstaff, AZ. We can do any types of repairs and fit any vehicle from Freightliner at our shop, and provide outstanding mobile repair services. There’s no... View Article