FAQs

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Inspections (5)

All repairs completed by M&L Truck Service meet D.O.T. regulations. Also, we are checked up on by Maryland State inspection personnel at random to ensure we always are up to the standards.

Category: Inspections

You can have confidence knowing that M&L Truck Service operates with honesty and integrity. When inspecting vehicles, we utilize state requirements to ensure the safe operation of your vehicle. Our technicians are trained and licensed and you can rest assured we are honest and upright in our assessment of any repairs that may need to be completed. Once the inspection report is provided, the vehicle can be repaired by the customer, M&L Truck Service, or any repair shop of the customer’s choice.

Categories: Inspections, Service

We are a certified Maryland state inspection station. Call our shop to schedule an appointment. The pricing and time to complete depends on the size/class of the vehicle.

Category: Inspections

With every service we check the items below and provide a report to you that states the status of each component. If anything needs to be repaired, we can schedule a repair date before you leave.

  • Instruments: horn, air buzzer, backup alarm, etc.
  • Heater and defroster for proper operation
  • Integrity and structure of all glass and mirrors
  • Wiper blades and windshield washers
  • Lights (function, integrity of glass, etc)
  • Engine operation and sound
  • Front end components
  • Link-P/S Ram, wheel bearings, idler arm, hubs
  • Clutch adjustment
  • Doors (open and close properly)
  • Safety equipment (fire extinguishers, triangles, first aid kits, chocks, etc.)
  • Batteries (clean terminals and load test)
  • Alternator and starter
  • All belts
  • All water hoses for leaking or hardening
  • Radiator
  • Frame, cross members, springs, suspension, etc.
  • Shocks and engine mounts
  • Drive shaft, u-joints, hangers
  • Trans and rear, make sure yokes are tight, fluid okay
  • Check and drain air tanks
  • Brakes (adjust/check camshafts, bushings, seals)
  • Exhaust system (pipes, hangers, converter, muffler)
  • Lubricate complete vehicle (oil change and filters)
  • Cabin and sleeper air filters
  • Tires and rims
  • Blow out radiator
  • Check P.T.O. or hydraulic system

We also check to see when the annual D.O.T. inspection is due, or done last. And we check to see the inside cleanliness of the vehicle.

Category: Inspections

With every D.O.T. inspection, we check the following items:

  • Alignment
  • Suspension
  • Steering
  • Brake System – Hydraulic Vacuum
  • Brake System – Air
  • Tires
  • Wheels, Rims, Lock rings, Studs, Nuts
  • Accelerator – Pedal & air throttle
  • Fuel storage and delivery system
  • Exhaust System
  • Universal joints and U-Clamps
  • Vehicle frame, body, and sheet metal
  • Lighting
  • Electrical system
  • Emergency equipment
  • Seats & belts
  • Sun visor
  • Mirrors
  • Glazing
  • Windshield wipers & washers
  • Defroster
  • Transmission, gear selector, neutral safe switch
  • Speedometer & odometer
  • Brake and clutch pedal
  • Horn
  • Hitches and coupling devices
  • Tanks and pressure vessels
Categories: Inspections, Service

Insurance (1)

Yes, we can complete service or repair work on insurance claims. Give us a call with additional details and we’ll work with you and the insurance company on the repair.

Categories: Insurance, Repairs

Maintenance (1)

Each make and model is different but on average

  • Cars and pickups should be serviced every 5,000 miles
  • Medium duty vehicles should be serviced every 7,500 miles
  • Heavy Duty trucks should be serviced every 15,000 miles
Categories: Maintenance, Service

Repairs (4)

Yes, we offer limited warranty services. We can complete Thomas School bus chassis and body warranty work.

Categories: Repairs, Warranties

Yes, we can complete service or repair work on insurance claims. Give us a call with additional details and we’ll work with you and the insurance company on the repair.

Categories: Insurance, Repairs

We work on any size and shape, brand or color! GM, Volvo, Peterbilt, GMC, Ford, Kenworth, Western Star … you name it, we work on it! We can handle repairs and service on light, medium, and heavy duty trucks, ambulances, firetrucks, dump trucks, wreckers, delivery vehicles, motorcoaches, and more!

Categories: Repairs, Service

M&L Truck Service handles anything the customer needs to be serviced or repaired. We have 9 trained technicians that are specialized in different areas with specific skill sets to meet the requests of the customers.

Categories: Repairs, Service

Service (8)

We work on any size and shape, brand or color! GM, Volvo, Peterbilt, GMC, Ford, Kenworth, Western Star … you name it, we work on it! We can handle repairs and service on light, medium, and heavy duty trucks, ambulances, firetrucks, dump trucks, wreckers, delivery vehicles, motorcoaches, and more!

Categories: Repairs, Service

M&L Truck Service handles anything the customer needs to be serviced or repaired. We have 9 trained technicians that are specialized in different areas with specific skill sets to meet the requests of the customers.

Categories: Repairs, Service

You can have confidence knowing that M&L Truck Service operates with honesty and integrity. When inspecting vehicles, we utilize state requirements to ensure the safe operation of your vehicle. Our technicians are trained and licensed and you can rest assured we are honest and upright in our assessment of any repairs that may need to be completed. Once the inspection report is provided, the vehicle can be repaired by the customer, M&L Truck Service, or any repair shop of the customer’s choice.

Categories: Inspections, Service

Tire rotations can be completed at the customer’s request, by visual inspection if the tires are not wearing evenly, or every 10,000 miles, which is every other service on light-duty vehicles.

Categories: Service, Tires

With every D.O.T. inspection, we check the following items:

  • Alignment
  • Suspension
  • Steering
  • Brake System – Hydraulic Vacuum
  • Brake System – Air
  • Tires
  • Wheels, Rims, Lock rings, Studs, Nuts
  • Accelerator – Pedal & air throttle
  • Fuel storage and delivery system
  • Exhaust System
  • Universal joints and U-Clamps
  • Vehicle frame, body, and sheet metal
  • Lighting
  • Electrical system
  • Emergency equipment
  • Seats & belts
  • Sun visor
  • Mirrors
  • Glazing
  • Windshield wipers & washers
  • Defroster
  • Transmission, gear selector, neutral safe switch
  • Speedometer & odometer
  • Brake and clutch pedal
  • Horn
  • Hitches and coupling devices
  • Tanks and pressure vessels
Categories: Inspections, Service

Our process is easy! Give us a call or submit a service request through our website. Once your request is received, we’ll confirm a service work day. For personal vehicles, we have a waiting area that is available for you. For medium and heavy duty vehicles, the vehicle will most likely need to be left overnight or for multiple days (depending on the type of service being completed). The waiting area is available for medium and heavy duty trucks if we’re performing a quick service.

Category: Service

Each make and model is different but on average

  • Cars and pickups should be serviced every 5,000 miles
  • Medium duty vehicles should be serviced every 7,500 miles
  • Heavy Duty trucks should be serviced every 15,000 miles
Categories: Maintenance, Service

We accept cash, check, and all major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express). Our invoices are emailed, but if a printed copy is needed, we can certainly provide that for you.

Category: Service

Tires (1)

Tire rotations can be completed at the customer’s request, by visual inspection if the tires are not wearing evenly, or every 10,000 miles, which is every other service on light-duty vehicles.

Categories: Service, Tires

Warranties (1)

Yes, we offer limited warranty services. We can complete Thomas School bus chassis and body warranty work.

Categories: Repairs, Warranties

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