Heavy-Duty Truck Alignment
When you drive thousands of kilometers every week, your suspension and steering components will come out of adjustment, leading to problems with your alignment. When your trucks and trailers are out of alignment, then you need to spend extra money on tires and fuel. You could be spending an extra 2% in fuel, and reducing the life of your tires by up to 20% by running your equipment out of alignment.
Truck and Trailer Alignment
We have installed a Hunter Engineering alignment rack, which is pre-programmed with OEM alignment measurements for all major truck and trailer makes and models. Our rack also gives instant feedback on the adjustments required to set your alignment back to perfect. Don’t wait for your suspension and steering components to break, call us to book your alignment check and adjustment today!
Fleet and Commercial Truck Alignment
Our commercial vehicle wheel alignment service can optimize your business and protect your fleet. An important aspect of fleet maintenance, commercial wheel alignment increases the mileage of tires, enhances fuel economy, minimizes tire wear, preserves overall mechanics, and improves the driver's safety and comfort.
Proper truck alignment involves adjusting the angle of the wheels on a heavy commercial truck to match the manufacturer's original specifications. It also ensures the steering wheel is centred for better control and operation. Heavy duty alignment has a huge effect on the vehicle's overall safety and performance. If done incorrectly, a driver may observe irregular tire wear, the vehicle pulling from one side to the other, loose handling, or irregular wear of mechanical components. That's why visiting a reputable heavy-duty truck repair shop is crucial to maintaining your vehicles and equipment.
Our certified technicians can ensure your heavy-duty trucks - whether it's a bus, a semi, or a fleet of tractors trailers - has the proper alignment to handle short and long distances.
Professional Semi-Truck Wheel Alignment
Professional truck alignment ensures that your tires meet the road at the proper angle. Also known as wheel alignment, this increases the durability and efficiency of your tires. For optimal performance, proper semi-truck alignment prevents your vehicle from pulling in different directions, creating a safer and more comfortable journey. When wheels are aligned correctly, they will be flat against the road and properly pointed. This is especially important for heavy-duty vehicles that tow heavy weights or drive long distances at high speeds.
Proper heavy duty truck alignment results in:
- Even wear of the tires
- Increased drivability
- Less wear of front-end suspension
- Safer vehicle operation
- Reduced operational costs
- Better fuel economy
Professional truck wheel alignment is crucial if your heavy-duty vehicle has:
- Recently had its tires changed
- Been pulling from one side to the other while driving
- Uneven or premature wear in the tread of your tires
- Been involved in a collision
- Vibrating of the steering wheel
- An off-center steering wheel when driving straight
- Driven 20,000 to 40,000 km without a wheel alignment
At Dieseltech, we specialize in truck wheel alignment for larger vehicles and fleets. For proper truck alignment, we will adjust the suspension, which is the system that connects your vehicle to its wheels, while also ensuring that the angles of the tires are optimized for safe contact with the road.
Trailer Wheel Alignment
Correct trailer tire alignment is crucial to keeping your vehicle driving safely and efficiently. To ensure that your trailer axle alignment is properly adjusted, our Dieseltech technicians will perform a quick but thorough diagnosis of your trailer alignment. We will make sure that everything is correctly aligned, ensuring your safety, and increasing the lifespan of your trailer.
Optimal trailer tire alignment will:
- Prolong the life of your tires
- Reduce fuel usage
- Increase drivability
- Reduce stress on suspension
To receive a personalized assessment of your trailer tire alignment, our state-of-the-art facilities were designed to perform maintenance and repairs on heavy-duty vehicles, such as trailers. Optimize the transport of your trailer by having your wheels properly aligned by our experienced Dieseltech technicians.
Vehicle alignment is crucial and serves a variety of functions when operating a heavy-duty vehicle. From handling and steerability to performance, stability, and safety, a misaligned vehicle is a recipe for disaster. While there are many benefits to proper alignment for heavy-duty trucks and trailers, safety is of the utmost importance.
A truck that is properly aligned means that every wheel moves in tandem with the other, allowing the driver to be in control of the vehicle instead of the other way around. Not only this, but you’ll get more life out of your tires with proper alignment. And since commercial truck tires are no cheap investment, fleet owners will save money by maximizing the lifespan of their tires.
- Extended usage,
- enhanced fuel efficiency,
- increased mileage,
- better tread,
- reduced component wear,
- and improved driver comfort all stem from optimized alignment.
To protect your heavy-duty vehicles from mis-aligned tandem axles, our Dieseltech technicians are here to help.