Towing Services in
California & Arizona

When your truck’s issues prove to be too much for roadside fixes, you’ll often need a tow to get the vehicle back to your yard or the nearest repair shop. However, many towing services are separate from repair services meaning spending more funds you may not be able to afford especially if the towing distance is substantial. That’s why, in addition to repair services, KingFleet is also happy to offer in-house towing services so there’s no need to worry about separate costs for towing or waiting for a mechanic after the towing’s done.

Importance of Proper Towing Techniques for Diesel Vehicles

It's important to understand that diesel engines are built differently than their gasoline counterparts. Because of this, towing a diesel vehicle requires different techniques than towing a gasoline-powered vehicle. Improper towing can cause damage to the engine, transmission, and other parts of the vehicle.

Engine Damage

One of the most common forms of damage caused by improper towing is engine damage. Diesel engines rely on compression to ignite the fuel, rather than spark plugs, which means they're more susceptible to damage caused by being towed. Towing a diesel vehicle without proper equipment or techniques can cause serious damage to the engine and can lead to costly repairs.

Transmission Damage

Another area of concern when towing a diesel vehicle is transmission damage. Unlike gasoline engines, diesel engines don't have neutral gear, which means that the transmission must be in park or in gear when the vehicle is being towed. Towing a diesel vehicle with the transmission in the wrong gear can cause serious damage to the transmission and other parts of the drivetrain.

Our Towing Techniques at KingFleet

At KingFleet, we use the latest equipment and techniques to ensure that your diesel vehicle is towed safely and efficiently. We use flatbed trucks to transport diesel vehicles, which is the safest method of towing for these types of engines. Flatbed trucks provide a level and stable platform for the vehicle, which minimizes the risk of damage during transit.

Flatbed Towing

Flatbed towing is the preferred method for towing diesel vehicles because it provides a stable platform for the vehicle and minimizes the risk of damage. Our flatbed trucks are equipped with specialized equipment to safely load and secure the vehicle, ensuring that it stays in place during transit. This method also eliminates the need to disconnect the drive shaft, which is a common practice when using traditional towing methods.

Engine Disconnection

In certain situations, it may be necessary to disconnect the engine from the transmission when towing a diesel vehicle. This is typically done when the vehicle is inoperable or when it needs to be towed over a long distance. At KingFleet, we have the expertise and equipment necessary to safely disconnect the engine and transmission, and then reattach them when the vehicle is ready to be driven again.

Trust KingFleet for your Diesel Towing Needs

When it comes to towing diesel vehicles, trust the experts at KingFleet. We understand the unique needs of diesel engines and have the knowledge and equipment necessary to ensure that your vehicle is towed safely and efficiently. Whether you need to tow a small car or a large commercial truck, we have the right equipment and techniques to get the job done.

At KingFleet, we also understand that towing can be an unexpected and stressful situation. That's why we strive to make the process as seamless as possible for our customers. We offer 24-hour towing services and provide transparent communication throughout the process, so you know exactly what to expect. If you're in need of towing services for your diesel vehicle, don't hesitate to contact us at KingFleet. We are dedicated to providing the highest level of service and ensuring that your vehicle is towed safely and efficiently. Trust us to handle all of your diesel towing needs.

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