If you operate a truck you’ll have a fair idea of how important it is to keep your truck operating in top condition.There are many common causes for truck breakdowns and as you know they’re costly and inconvenient (to you and your business).
That’s why we want to cover off and share some of the top causes of breakdowns we see here at Truckfix WA.
Top breakdown causes
- Worn tyres
- Damages brakes
- Fuel systems
- Cooling systems
- Poor maintenance
Keep safe on the road by looking after your tyres, and avoid unwanted costs arising from damaged tyres. From a dangerous tyre blow out, to reduced fuel economy through low pressure, tyre maintenance is critical to keeping your truck running safely and economically.
At Truckfix WA, we check the state of your brakes as a priority. Pulling heavy loads places a large strain on your brake system and can quickly cause wear and tear of your brakes.
Correct and timely maintenance can reduce the occurrence of fuel issues. Contaminated and running out of fuel due to faulty fuel gauges is easily avoidable through routine maintenance and inspections.
Checking your cooling system and having a cooling system inspection is critical to keeping your truck operating in top condition. Especially as we move towards to warmer months. Examining your cooling system for adequate pressure and monitoring your water pumps for leaks to ensure you engine maintains at an appropriate temperature is key.
One of the most common causes of breakdowns we experience, is poor or insufficient maintenance of trucks. don’t get caught out, ensure your truck is booked in for regular servicing and maintenance to keep it running in peak condition. Not sure what you maintenance schedule should be? Give us a call today and we’ll walk you through it.
At Truckfix WA we specialise in servicing European and Japanese heavy vehicles. Specifically specialising in truck service and repairs across makes such as Iveco trucks, DAF trucks, Volvo trucks, Fuso trucks, Isuzu trucks, UD trucks and Hino trucks, and many more.
Get in contact with Perth’s European and Japanese truck engine rebuild and reconditioning specialists today!