Truck Transmission & Clutch Repair Services in Willows, CA & Across Northern California

Providing services throughout Northern California, with Mobile DIesel mechanics in Willows, Red Bluff, Corning, Oroville, Biggs & Yuba City, CA

Every diesel truck owner knows that the transmission and clutch are the heartbeat of their vehicle. At L & T Truck Repair, we specialize in keeping that heartbeat strong.

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The Importance of Transmission in Diesel Trucks

The transmission is a complex system of gears that controls the power from the engine to the drive shaft. A well-maintained transmission is crucial for diesel trucks, especially those in fleets. It ensures optimal fuel efficiency, smooth gear shifts, and prolongs the truck's lifespan.

Automatic vs. Manual Transmissions

While automatic transmissions are becoming more common in modern diesel trucks, many fleets still operate with manual transmissions. The choice often boils down to driver preference and the fleet's specific needs. Regular maintenance is the key to preventing costly repairs regardless of the type.

The Role of the Clutch in Diesel Trucks

The clutch acts as a connector between the engine and the transmission. When you change gears, the clutch allows a smooth transition by temporarily disconnecting the engine from the transmission. A fully functional clutch is essential for diesel trucks that haul heavy loads to handle the increased torque and ensure a smooth ride. 

Signs Your Clutch May Need Repair

  • Difficulty in shifting gears
  • Unusual noises when the clutch is engaged
  • A sticky or overly loose clutch pedal

If you notice any of these signs, it's time to bring your truck to L & T Truck Repair for a thorough inspection.

Why Regular Maintenance is Crucial

Diesel trucks, especially those in fleets, are often subjected to heavy-duty use. Regular wear and tear, combined with the added strain of hauling heavy loads, can affect the transmission and clutch. Regular maintenance checks help identify potential issues before they become major problems.

What Does Maintenance at L & T Truck Repair Involve?

  • Fluid Check: Transmission fluid acts as a lubricant and coolant. We ensure it's at the right level and replace it if it's dirty or degraded.
  • Clutch Adjustment: Over time, the clutch may become misaligned. We adjust it to ensure smooth gear shifts.
  • Component Inspection: We thoroughly inspect all components for signs of wear or damage and replace them if necessary.

Addressing Common Myths

Myth: "Transmission repairs are always expensive." 

Fact: While some repairs can be costly, regular maintenance can prevent major issues and save money in the long run.

Myth: "You can ignore minor clutch issues." 

Fact: Ignoring small problems can lead to bigger, more expensive repairs down the line.

Contact Us

The transmission and clutch are vital components of any diesel truck. Regular maintenance and timely repairs are essential to keep them in top condition. At L & T Truck Repair in Willows, CA, we pride ourselves on providing top-notch services for diesel trucks and fleets. Whether it's a routine check or a major repair, we've got you covered.

Our Truck Repair services

With a highly skilled team of technicians and a well-equipped facility, we are committed to providing exceptional diesel repair and maintenance services. We aim to ensure your diesel truck or fleet operates efficiently, adhering to the highest safety standards. Entrust your axle maintenance and repair needs to L & T Truck Repair – where proficiency meets reliability.

Our Diesel Mechanic services

At L & T Truck Repair, we understand the intricacies and demands of diesel engines and their vast systems. We pride ourselves on offering comprehensive diesel mechanic services tailored to meet the needs of your diesel trucks, trailers, and fleet vehicles. Our state-of-the-art facility is equipped with advanced diagnostic tools and staffed by ASE-certified technicians committed to ensuring your diesel vehicles operate at peak performance.

Customer testimonials

"We were stuck at Walmart and Andrew from L & T trucking came through and saved the day. What a great guy he was in a good mood and made everybody feel comfortable that things were gonna work out. Thank you Ellen T we will always recommend you and use your services."
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Matthew Evans

"Our motorhome broke down on interstate 5. Dispatcher was very helpful finding a diesel repair shop and had a tow truck there to tow us to Redding CA. James the tow truck driver was wonderful.  Very helpful. Thank you so very much."
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Sally Thomsen

"Levi and the guys at L & T Truck Service did an awesome job getting Bird Dog Fire's Engine 627 back online to continue working the August Complex fire after 14 days of abuse on the fireline and 5 days of travel from Florida."
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Carlos Gutierrez

"Very happy with the service, if ever needed again I will definitely go back!"
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Contact & Location

For heavy-duty truck repair and fleet services in Northern California, visit our shop in Willows, CA, or request service from our mobile diesel mechanic team in Red Bluff, Corning, Biggs, Oroville & Yuba City, CA. Give us a call, send us an email, or fill out our service request form!


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