Midwest Companies offers truck and trailer repair services in Gilberts, IL, and surrounding towns in Kane, DuPage, McHenry, and DeKalb Counties. Our technicians and mechanics are highly-trained to work on trailers, class 8 trucks, and perform fleet maintenance services. Preventative services, light engine work, and tire repairs are available for trailers and trucks. Additionally, our mechanics are certified to perform a number of welding services for trailers, including precise MIG welding, to fix damaged or cracked aluminum, steel, and metal trailer frames.
Location: 275 Sola Dr. Gilberts, IL.
Service Hours: 6am – 5pm Monday through Friday (After hours and weekends are available with an appointment.)
Preventative Fleet Maintenance & Truck Repair
Preventative services should be performed frequently, about every 15,000- 20,000 miles depending on engine manufacturer, and include oil changes, grease, air filter, fuel filters, and complete inspections of the driveline.
Commercial trucks and trailers also should receive routine maintenance check-ups for the following items to ensure the vehicles are safe and in the best condition while on the road.
Brake component replacement & adjustments (slack adjusters, shoes, drum chambers).
Air bag repair and replacement
Alignment and front suspension repairs
Hydraulic repairs (PTO & HYDRAULIC LINES)
Electrical repair & Diagnostics
Marker Lights, headlights, taillights, back-up alarms, 7-way cord.
Light Engine Repairs for Class 8 Trucks
The workload and use of your Class 8 truck will affect when and how often you will need to get light engine work performed. Season and location can also affect servicing time, for example semi-trucks that must haul heavy loads during a Midwestern winter season will need to have the following procedures checked out more often:
CAT & Cummins diagnostic tools
Exhaust System repairs
Mufflers, flex pipe, down pipes, etc…
Air system maintenance & repairs
Brakes adjustments and replacements
Electrical light diagnostics
Air-ride repairs / leaf spring replacement
Trailer wall repairs
Semi-truck & Trailer Tire Repair