Diesel Articles

The team of diesel mechanics at S.E.R. Fleet Services we breathe diesel industry knowledge and expertise. So we've decided to share what we know with you! Our blog is full of tips, advice and information on all things diesel.

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Heavy-Duty Industry Articles

The Benefits of Regular DPF Maintenance

The Benefits of Regular DPF Maintenance

Regular DPF maintenance boosts engine performance, fuel efficiency & power output! Save money with reduced repair costs & extended DPF lifespan. Reduce emissions & comply with regulations.
Winterizing Your Diesel Truck's Coolant System for Cold Weather

Winterizing Your Diesel Truck's Coolant System for Cold Weather

Prepare your diesel truck for winter with our comprehensive guide to winterizing the coolant system. Learn the impact of cold weather on diesel engines, potential risks of neglect, and key components of the cooling system. Follow our step-by-step winterization guide to protect against freezing, inefficient heat dissipation, and increased wear on critical components. Ensure your fleet's reliability and efficiency during the challenging winter months.
Overcoming Clutch Problems in Heavy-Duty Diesel Trucks

Overcoming Clutch Problems in Heavy-Duty Diesel Trucks

Conquer clutch problems in heavy-duty diesel trucks with our comprehensive guide. Learn about common issues like clutch slippage, dragging, and abnormal noises. Discover a systematic diagnostic approach and practical solutions for effective repairs and maintenance. Ensure your fleet's reliability and longevity with quality components and preventive measures.
The Impact of Tire Pressure on Fuel Efficiency in Heavy-Duty Trucks

The Impact of Tire Pressure on Fuel Efficiency in Heavy-Duty Trucks

Explore the impact of tire pressure on fuel efficiency in heavy-duty trucks. Learn how under-inflated tires increase rolling resistance, reduce fuel efficiency, and strain the engine. Discover the benefits of properly inflated tires, including improved fuel efficiency, extended lifespan, and overall cost savings. Get insights into monitoring and maintaining tire pressure through regular maintenance, prompt leak addressing, and Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS). Understand industry best practices and regulations for safety, compliance, and environmental impact. Navigate the road with efficiency, reduced costs, and a commitment to safety and sustainability in the commercial trucking industry. For tire repairs and services, click here!
Winter HVAC System Maintenance for Heavy-Duty Trucks

Winter HVAC System Maintenance for Heavy-Duty Trucks: Heat and Defrosting Efficiency

Winter-ready HVAC in heavy-duty trucks is vital for safety and efficiency. This guide offers insights for truck owners and fleet managers.
The Latest Kenworth W990 Exhaust Systems: Performance Enhancements and Compliance

The Latest Kenworth W990 Exhaust Systems: Performance Enhancements and Compliance

Explore the advancements in Kenworth W990 exhaust systems, addressing performance, compliance, and technological innovations. Learn about efficiency, environmental impact, maintenance, cost benefits, and future trends.
Brake system repair in repair shop

Avoiding Costly Errors in Heavy-Duty Truck Brake System Repairs

Learn how to avoid costly errors in heavy-duty truck brake system repairs. Understand air brake operation, common repair mistakes, and the importance of proper brake maintenance. Keep your fleet safe and cost-effective.
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Tips For Extending The Lifespan Of Heavy-Duty Truck Transmissions

Maintain truck transmissions for smooth commercial trucking. Save on repairs and downtime. Learn how in this blog for owners and managers.
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Signs Your Heavy-Duty Truck Needs A Driveline Repair

Identifying driveline issues in heavy-duty trucks is crucial for maintaining performance and safety. Learn the common signs and take timely action for repairs. Read more in this blog.
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Peterbilt Model 389: The Ultimate Long-haul Truck And How To Maintain It

Explore the features and maintenance tips of the Peterbilt Model 389, the ultimate long-haul truck, in this informative blog post.
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Aerial, ANSI & Other Inspections

S.E.R. Fleet Services is a premier provider of aerial lift/ANSI, crane, hi-rail, and dielectric testing and inspections, in Sacramento, California. Our team of experienced technicians is committed to ensuring your equipment's safety and compliance through our thorough and reliable inspections.
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Bus Repair

Buses are a crucial mode of transportation for many individuals and organizations, including schools, businesses, and communities. At S.E.R. Fleet Services in Sacramento, California, we take pride in providing quality bus services that ensure your buses are safe to drive and in good working condition.
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DOT & BIT Inspections

S.E.R. Fleet Services in Sacramento, California, is your go-to source for all your DOT and 90-day BIT inspection needs. We’re a team of experienced and certified professionals who are dedicated to ensuring that your commercial vehicle is always in compliance with the latest safety regulations.
Diesel mechanic performing general diesel repairs on semi truck in Sacramento, CA

General Diesel Repair

S.E.R. Fleet Services in Sacramento, California, offers a wide range of on-site or in-shop diesel services, including mobile service, roadside assistance, welding and fabrication, heavy equipment service, bus service, and DOT, BIT, ANSI, crane, hi-rail, & dielectric testing and inspections.
Diesel mechanic performing heavy equipment repairs on excavator in Sacramento, CA

Heavy Equipment Repair

Are you managing a tow truck fleet? Do you need a repair shop to handle your fire truck maintenance needs? At S.E.R. Fleet Services in Sacramento, California, we’re heavy equipment repair specialists. Our master technicians can perform everything from hydraulic repairs to cylinder replacements.
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Mobile Truck Repair

As an owner-operator or fleet owner, we know that your schedule is hectic—taking your truck in for repairs can be both time-consuming and impractical. At S.E.R. Fleet Services in Sacramento, California, we offer 24/7 mobile services for your convenience. If you have a problem, we’ll come to you!
Diesel mechanic performing preventive maintenance services on diesel truck fleet in Sacramento, CA

Preventive Maintenance

If you want to get ahead of the curve, preventive maintenance is a must. At S.E.R. Fleet Services in Sacramento, California, we offer a comprehensive preventive maintenance program tailored to your business, no matter if you’re a fleet manager or owner-operator.
Diesel mechanic performing emergency roadside assistance services in Sacramento, CA

Roadside Assistance

Roadside breakdowns can be a major inconvenience for operators, resulting in unexpected delays, lost revenue, and safety risks. Fortunately, our roadside assistance service at S.E.R. Fleet Services in Sacramento, California, provides quick and efficient roadside repairs to help you in dire times.
Diesel mechanic from S.E.R. Fleet Services responding to tow truck call in Sacramento, CA


Looking for reliable and professional towing services for your heavy-duty truck around Sacramento, California? Look no further than S.E.R. Fleet Services! Our business has been helping stranded operators for almost ten years with our fully furnished mobile units and trusted towing partner.
Diesel mechanic performing welding & fabrication services on heavy equipment in Sacramento, CA

Welding & Fabrication

At S.E.R. Fleet Services in Sacramento, California, we understand the importance of welding and fabrication in maintaining the structural integrity of your rigs. Our expert welders can perform repairs on aluminum, stainless steel, and carbon steel to ensure your fleet is always in top condition.

What Our Customers Say About Our Shop

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THESE GUYS ARE AMAZING!!!!!!! NOBODY would service us for TWO WEEKS. Seriously, we made thirty calls. SER heard our sob story and blessed us with their service in the midst of being completely overwhelmed and in the process of moving locations. Sal and Ronnie, you are our SAVIORS!!! Give these guys a call NOW. You will NOT be disappointed!!!
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So thankful for these guys. They got us in last minute for an oil change and overall inspection on our Diesel Pusher RV. They were nice, honest and efficient. We will definitely return in the future.
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Alison Vera

They came out to my house in a couple of hours.  My Diesel Motor home wouldn't start. Abel ways very professional. He eliminated each thing till he found the problem . It was the security alarm it had been tripped .The Motor home started great after fixing that problem . I will give Superior's information to all my Diesel Motor home friends that travel this way. Thank you so much.
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Patti Baker

Did a good job on alignment. Good price on tires. Was not able to get shocks right away so I did that part myself. Staff good to work with.
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Contact S.E.R. Fleet Services

Don't hesitate to get in touch with us at S.E.R. Fleet Services. Our friendly and knowledgeable team is always here to assist you with all of your heavy-duty repair and maintenance needs. Contact us today to schedule an appointment or to learn more about our services.

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