Electrical serviceThere are dozens of electrical components needed to route power in your vehicle's electrical system and these can vary greatly according to vehicle make, model and age. Your electrical system includes your vehicle's battery, alternator and starter. Many new vehicles also feature sophisticated computer systems that affect functions like steering, brakes, sensors, and more. All of these electrical components make it difficult to diagnose the cause of vehicle electrical problems, but most begin and end with your battery.
Emergency repairsMobile Full-Service to TRUCK vs TRAILER repair and with 24-hour Emergency Roadside services available in Tacoma and all surrounding areas. We also offer on-site fleet maintenance programs to assist in keeping your fleet’s trucks & trailers in-service at all times. We will go anywhere at anytime to rescue your equipment. We understand that when one of your trucks is disabled, your bottom line is at risk. Alpha Fleet Srvice has the equipment to handle any request. No job is too small or too big for us to handle.
BatteriesThere are various factors that contribute to the wear and tear of your truck’s battery, charging, and starting systems. For example the frequent turning on and off of your automobile when running errands will cause more wear and tear than a daily commute to and from your workplace. Other factors that affect the wear and tear of the battery, charging, and starting system include weather conditions, overall mileage, truck age, and various automotive components like in-vehicle entertainment systems that cause an excessive electrical draw.
Tire repairYou’re driving along, minding your business. And suddenly — you hit something in the road. Whether it’s a tree branch, a rock or a nail, the tire damage is done. And time is critical. You may think it’s as simple as patching it or buying a replacement tire, but the extent of the damage could be concealed. Our team at ALPHA FLEET SERVICE is highly skilled at automotive maintenance, vehicle repairs and tire replacements. We’ll take a look and assess the tire damage, as well as the impact it could have on your truck. If you hit debris on the road, be on the safe side — bring your vehicle to Alpha Fleet Service for a complete inspection. A little time now spent addressing tire damage could save you time and money later.
Diesel engine repairMost people know that diesel fuel is more efficient, but not everyone knows just how dramatic the difference is. The average gas engine has an efficiency rate of about 20 percent, meaning that only 20 percent of the gas actually goes toward making the engine work. A diesel engine, meanwhile, typically has an efficiency rate of 40 percent, making it twice as efficient as a gas one.
FleetsThe smoother your fleet vehicles run, the smoother your business runs. If you are looking for a friendly, responsible and experienced team, call ALPHA FLEET SERVICE to schedule your fleet appointment. Our expert team can both service your vehicles and set up regular maintenance appointments.
Which states have the most registered trucksThere are over 141 million trucks on the road, but they aren’t divided up evenly among the states. Some states have more, some states have less. According to 2015 registration statistics from the Federal Highway Administration, California was the frontrunner in 2015 with over 14 million trucks. Texas followed as a close second with over 12 million trucks. Where is your state?
How Car Washes workLet's face it. Most of us have a car or truck and we enjoy driving it, especially when it's shiny and clean. For this reason, car washes have remained popular ever since two Detroit men opened the first one, the Automated Laundry, in 1914. A lot of people wash their own cars at home, but the convenience of an automated car wash and relatively low cost can be hard to beat.
10 Interesting trucking factsTrucking is an interesting industry. It has been growing since the beginning. Despite the ups and downs of the economy, it’s an industry that keeps on moving. Truck driving can be a difficult job, but to those who are out on the road every day it’s worth it. But who says trucking can’t be fun? Our TRUCK and TRAILER repair shop compiled a list of interesting facts you may not know about this industry.
Preventive Maintenance ServiceEverything has a life expectancy, including every part that makes up your vehicle. The purpose of preventive maintenance is to help you get the longest safe, reliable usage out of your vehicle.Alpha Fleet Services include preventive maintenance services that might take up some of your time and cost a little money.