Fire Apparatus Service & 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

Fire engines are vital for the safety and efficiency of fire departments nationwide. Ensuring their optimal performance is not just a matter of routine vehicle maintenance; it’s a matter of public safety.

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Diesel mechanic performing fire apparatus service & repair in Willows, CA

Why Regular Maintenance is Crucial for Fire Engines

Ensuring Reliability and Safety

Fire engines are subjected to extreme conditions during emergency responses. Regular maintenance is essential to ensure these vehicles are reliable, safe, and ready to perform at a moment's notice. This includes systematic inspections, timely repairs, and preventive maintenance.

Prolonging Vehicle Life

Regular maintenance helps in prolonging the life of the fire engine. Given the substantial investment in these specialized vehicles, maximizing their operational lifespan is economically prudent and crucial for resource-strapped fire departments.

Key Components of Fire Engine Maintenance

  • Engine and Transmission Care: The heart of a fire engine is its engine and transmission system. We pay meticulous attention to these components, ensuring they deliver powerful performance and reliability. Our comprehensive service includes regular oil changes, fluid checks, and filter replacements.
  • Electrical Systems and Lighting: Fire engines have complex electrical systems and emergency lighting. Our technicians are skilled in diagnosing and repairing electrical issues, ensuring all lighting and electronic systems function flawlessly during critical moments.
  • Pump and Water System Maintenance: The pump is a crucial component of a fire engine. We specialize in servicing and repairing fire engine pumps, including water flow tests, valve inspections, and gasket replacements, to ensure they operate efficiently when lives are on the line.
  • Braking System: A fire engine's braking system must be in top condition to ensure the safety of the crew and the public. Our services include brake inspections, pad replacements, and hydraulic system checks to maintain optimal stopping power.
  • Suspension and Steering Systems: Given the size and weight of fire engines, maintaining the suspension and steering systems is vital. We provide thorough inspections and repairs to ensure these vehicles are handled responsively and safely.

Specialized Repair Services for Fire Engines

  • Accident and Collision Repair: In the unfortunate event of an accident, L & T Truck Repair offers comprehensive collision repair services for fire engines. From bodywork to frame straightening, we restore these vital vehicles to their pre-accident condition.
  • Custom Modifications and Upgrades: We also provide custom modifications and upgrades tailored to the unique needs of fire departments. Whether upgrading storage compartments or enhancing performance, our team can customize your fire engine to meet specific operational requirements.

Preventive Maintenance Programs

  • Customized Maintenance Plans: We understand that each fire department has unique needs. Our preventive maintenance programs are tailored to the specific requirements of your fleet, ensuring each fire engine receives the care it needs to remain in top condition.
  • Comprehensive Record Keeping: We maintain detailed records of all maintenance and repairs performed for every fire engine we service. This comprehensive record-keeping is crucial for tracking the vehicle's history and planning future maintenance needs.

Trust and Expertise at L & T Truck Repair

At L & T Truck Repair, we pride ourselves on our expertise in maintaining and repairing fire engines. Our commitment to excellence ensures that every fire department vehicle leaving our shop is ready to effectively serve and protect the community. Trust us to keep your fire engines in peak condition, ready to respond when duty calls.

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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Heather Alvarez

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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!


Mon - Fri: 7am - 4pm
Mobile Services - 24/7
After hours by appointment only