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Toll Free: 800-832-7278
Local Phone: 410-685-4474
2723 Annapolis Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21230


Signs That You’re Dealing With Truck Damage

Let’s take a look at signs that you may have truck damage that needs fixing.

Whenever you drive a truck, safety is more important than anything else. Driving safely becomes more difficult whenever your truck is damaged in any manner. That’s why it’s important to identify any sources of truck damage as quickly as possible. That way, you can get the problems resolved swiftly and keep your truck in safe operating condition. Let’s take a look at signs that you may have truck damage that needs fixing.

Unusual Sounds or Vibrations

When you drive your truck for long enough, you’ll become familiar with the sounds it makes. If anything ever sounds out of the ordinary, it could indicate to you that there might be a problem.

The same can be said for any odd vibrations you feel. If you’re experiencing strong vibrations while driving your truck, you could have an issue with your suspension or tires.

You See Warning Lights on Your Dashboard

Sometimes, your truck will tell you when something’s wrong for you. If you see any warning lights that are activated on your truck’s dashboard, it means that there is a problem in need of fixing. Keep an eye on which light(s) is shown because different lights indicate different problems.

Your Truck Has Peeling Paint

Another sign of truck damage is if paint starts peeling off of your truck’s surface. While this may just seem like an aesthetic concern, the problem can sometimes run more deeply than that. After all, paint serves not just to make your truck look nicer, but it also provides a layer of protection to the metal that’s beneath it. Without the paint’s protection, your truck’s metal is more prone to corrosion and rust. That’s why you should find a truck repair company to help you if you ever notice peeling paint on your truck.

Baltimore Freightliner-Western Star for all Your Trucking Needs!

Whether you are looking to upgrade your fleet to tow trucks or are simply interested in the latest trucking technology, you can rely on Baltimore Freightliner-Western Star. We have provided top-notch service for the trucking industry for 30 years and would love to assist you in buying a new top-of-the-line truck, finding the specialty parts you need, or repairing your truck. Give us a call toll-free at 800-832-7278 or locally at 410-685-4474, or contact us online. To find out more about what we are up to, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

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Baltimore Freightliner-Western Star is an award-winning, authorized dealer for new and used medium-duty and heavy-duty Freightliner and Western Star trucks and Sprinter Vans. We also provide expert service repair for Detroit Diesel, Cummins, Caterpillar, and Mercedes-Benz engines.
2723 Annapolis Rd