Pittsburgh's Finest Mobile Diesel Mechanic Service

For your business to be successful you need quality truck maintenance by a reliable and experienced professional – we have been repairing diesel trucks for decades. #TeamOrange has some of the most skilled and experienced diesel technicians running service trucks throughout Western PA. We respond in well-equipped service trucks that are expertly staffed and dedicated to a full range of mobile diesel truck and trailer repairs. We are always open and our technicians are prepared 24/7/365 when and where you need us.

If your reefer truck, box van, or any type of tractor-trailer needs roadside assistance give us a call now for mobile diesel mechanic services. We can get you back on the road right from where you are without a tow – hopefully saving you valuable time and money. We will never overcharge and we see every relationship in the long term. Below is a range of mobile diesel repair services that we provide:

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Mobile Scan Diagnostics

Mobile Scan Diagnostics by a Mobile Truck Repair Service

McGann and Chester offer mobile scan diagnostics on a range of engines including Caterpillar, Cummins, Volvo, Mack, Hino, International, Detroit, Isuzu, Ford, Chevrolet, and Dodge as part of our mobile truck repair service. When your check engine light/stop engine light turns on we can quickly figure out the problem and get you back on the road.
Certified Mobile Inspections

Annual inspections Certified from Mobile Diesel Repair Specialists

We perform Federal D.O.T. inspection on by mobile repair only. We also perform Federal D.O.T / PM service in conjunction. We call this a PMDOT service.
Here is an excerpt from the law from the State of Pennsylvania:

“Other vehicles, including motor carrier vehicles with a registered gross weight in excess of 17,000 pounds, motor homes, emergency vehicles and private noncommercial vehicles used to transport students, shall be inspected annually. Motor homes and emergency vehicles built on a truck chassis shall be inspected according to the appropriate truck inspection procedure based on the registered gross weight of the vehicle.”
Mobile Air Brake Repair

Air Brake System Repair at Your Mobile Truck Repair Service

We have a few guidelines to better manage your air brakes. Within the air brake system, we service compressors, governors, dryers, valves, fittings, lines, hoses, chambers and abs systems in the air brakes systems. These are a few tips for monitoring your air brakes:
Mobile Coolant System Repair

Coolant System Repairs by Mobile Truck Mechanics

Our mobile truck repair specialists are highly trained on all coolants systems. We typically find that a a semi radiator leak commonly occurs in one of the corners of the radiator or at one of the connections or a seam leak. The key to most radiator leaks is that they will normally start slowly and show signs of seeping well before a complete failure. We find that you should be able to spot coolant leaks before they affect your vehicle. We are happy to help with mobile semi repair.
Mobile Drive Line Repair

Drive Line Service by a Mobile Truck Repair Team

McGann and Chester repair drive lines with our mobile truck repair team. This means we can replace universal joint or u-joints, carrier bearings, yokes, drive shafts, axles and more. Transmission need to be brought in house to our facility.
Mobile Brake Service & Repair

Brake Service & Repair for Your Mobile Truck Tire Repair

McGann & Chester repairs brakes and steering systems. As your brake systems wear out or even catch fire, we have access to complete inventory of items to replace the following items – brake shoes, break drums, slack adjusters, s-cams, brake chambers, air disc brake rotors, pads, calipers, chambers, A.B.S. systems, valves, sensors, air lines, air hoses, glad hands and coil hoses. We can get access to the following sizes brake chambers for replacement 16 brake chamber, 20 brake chamber, 24 break chamber, 30/30 break chamber, 30/30 short brake chamber, 30/30 long brake chamber, 30/36 brake chamber and 24/30 brake chamber.
Mobile Heating System Repair

Heating System Repair by a Mobile Truck Mechanic

Most mobile truck mechanics should be aware of problems with your truck’s cooling system that will affect your truck’s heating system. For example, low coolant levels typically affect the heating system’s ability to warm your cab interior warm. We typically find that leaking coolant can be attributed to a damaged heater core, radiator, heater hose, or cooling system. If you notice sweet smells coming from the air vents that is a sign of a coolant leak. Other common issues include a vacuum leak, heater valve failure, fan motor failure, heater core failure, or stuck thermostat. One of the most common causes of breakdowns is overheating, but heating system maintenance can help prevent this from happening. Consult your owner’s manual for recommended inspection intervals for the various heating system components, and be sure to seek out heating system repairs when necessary.
Mobile Differential Repair

Differential Repair by a Mobile Truck Repair Specialist

Differential fluid change can positively impact the safety and health of your vehicle. Noise coming from your differential can be a sign of insufficient lubricant or worn gears and bearings due to regular wear and tear. This work needs to be done at at McGann and Chester repair location.
Mobile Exhaust Repair

Air Brake System Repair at Your Mobile Truck Repair Service

Our mobile truck repair service specialists typically work exhaust systems includes the following components:
However, we also can help with exhaust brakes. These systems use the exhaust gas pressure for vehicle braking, to ease the demands on wheel brakes and increase their longevity. We can also repair more complex waste heat recovery systems like simple heat exchangers up to complex systems like thermoelectrics. Give our mobile truck repair service a call.
Mobile Radiator Repair

Radiator Service By a Mobile Diesel Mechanic

The most obvious cause of a diesel engine having problems by overheating are listed below. Our mobile diesel mechanics always check the following:
Mobile Steering Repair

Steering Repair by a Mobile Diesel Mechanic

We repair suspension airbags to prevent swaying, sagging, or a generally rough ride. Our expertise includes the suspension height sensors that provide information to the body control module, which directs the proper air pressure from a compressor to the airbag.

Leveling valves: Our expertise with leveling valves includes air suspension level control rods, left side level valve, right side level valve, front axle leveling valves, and more.
Leveling Linkage: No matter your vehicle we can repair or replace and leveling linkage.
Air Lines: It’s important to take a look at the airlines supplying the airbags. We check for spots with wear. We check the fittings on both ends to make sure there isn’t leaking. We replace and repair airlines from all brands – Milton, Continental, and more.
Slider: We work with some of the most recent slider technologies
Trailer Tandems: We have the expertise to take cake of any trailer tandem setup or breakdown.

Chain Up Service: Let us place chains on your semi or remove them as needed.

Mobile Transmission Repair

Transmission Repair by a Mobile Diesel Mechanic

Our mobile diesel mechanics will be able whether is a rebuild or a replace. This includes trouble shifting (slipping gears while driving, between shift revving) or transmission pops into neutral on its own

Sometimes the noises are clunking, grinding, thumping, humming, and other unusual sounds. We also take special note of transmission fluid leaks, and dirty transmission fluid, but this kind of work needs to be done at a McGann and Chester repair location

Mobile Steel Welding

Welding by a Certified Truck Repair Expert

Please note, we only offer welding on steel with our truck repair truck. Aluminum welding needs to occur back at the McGann and Chester repair location.
Mobile Tire Repair

Diesel Wheel Services by Mobile Truck Tire Repair Specialist

Our mobile truck tire repair specialists can help with bearings, hubs, seals, studs and nuts.

Bearings: We work with all kinds of bearings including taper roller bearings, roller bearings, roller thrust bearings, thrust ball bearings, and ball bearings. Worn out wheel bearings cannot carry the load.

Hubs, Seals, Studs & Nuts: We can help you replace your warped and worn out wheel hubs.

Seals: Our mobile truck tire repair specialist can help with Worn out or warped seals allow external contaminants to enter the bearing unit or let lubricant escape from the unit.

Studs: Stripped wheel studs can be quite dangerous. Damaged wheel studs should be replaced with new ones immediately. Contact a mobile truck tire repair specialist now.

Mobile Air Filter Replacement

Filters and Preventative Maintenance Air Filter Replacement by a Mobile Diesel Mechanic

In addition, we do preventative maintenance. This means we can easily replace a full wet pm, engine oil filter, fuel oil filter. We also provide chassis greasing.

Some of the signs of needing an air filter replacement include reduced fuel economy, excessive soot residue, engine starting problems, odd engine sounds, vibrations, check engine light, less horsepower, gasoline smell, black smoke or flames coming from the exhaust. You can always count on McGann and Chester for the very best mobile semi repair.