Truck Brake Repair Services
in Leduc, AB

Prioritize safety with Black Dog Truck and Trailer Repair’s professional brake repair services in Leduc, Alberta. Our skilled mechanics are adept at diagnosing and resolving all brake-related issues, ensuring your heavy-duty trucks operate safely and smoothly.

How Often Does A Truck Need New Brakes?

The frequency at which a truck needs new brakes varies based on factors like driving conditions, load weight, and driving habits. Generally, truck brakes may require replacement every 30,000 to 70,000 miles, but this can vary. Regular inspections are crucial to determine the appropriate time for replacement.

Purpose of Brake Drums and Brake Shoes

Brake drums and shoes are integral components of a truck's braking system, providing the friction necessary to slow down or stop the vehicle. The brake drum acts as a housing, while the brake shoes press against it, creating the resistance needed for braking. This system is vital for heavy-duty trucks, offering durability and effectiveness, especially under high-load conditions. Regular inspection and maintenance of these parts are crucial for optimal performance and safety.

Drum Brake Failure: Drum brake failure in heavy-duty trucks can lead to compromised safety and operational inefficiency. Common causes include worn-out brake shoes, damaged drums, or malfunctioning brake hardware. Such failures can result in reduced braking power, uneven braking, and increased stopping distances. Immediate attention to any signs of drum brake failure is critical to prevent accidents and maintain the vehicle's integrity.

Other Signs of Brake Failure

Other signs of brake failure include a decrease in braking efficiency, unusual noises like grinding or squealing when braking, and a tendency for the truck to pull to one side. The brake pedal may also feel spongy or require more pressure than usual to engage the brakes.

Airline and Dryer Failure

Airline and dryer failures in a truck's brake system can lead to a loss of air pressure, affecting brake performance. The air dryer is crucial for removing moisture and contaminants from the air supply, and its malfunction can compromise the entire braking system. Timely repairs of these components are essential to maintain safe braking.

Air Compressor Malfunction

The air compressor is integral to a truck's air brake system, supplying compressed air for brake operation. Malfunctions in the air compressor can lead to a failure in building up sufficient air pressure, resulting in reduced braking power. Regular checks and maintenance of the air compressor can prevent these issues.

Slack Adjusters

Slack adjusters play a vital role in maintaining the correct tension on a truck's brake shoes. Improper adjustment can lead to uneven braking and increased wear. Regular inspection and adjustment of slack adjusters are critical for consistent and safe braking performance.

Seized Return Springs

Seized return springs in the brake system can cause the brake shoes to stick to the drum, leading to constant friction and overheating. This can significantly impair braking efficiency and increase the risk of brake failure. Replacing or repairing seized springs is a crucial part of brake maintenance.

Areas We Service

Black Dog Truck And Trailer Repair in Leduc, Alberta, is your go-to for heavy-duty truck needs. We offer towing, mobile services, and roadside assistance. Our reach extends to Sherwood Park, Millet, and the bustling truck hub of Leduc. In Edmonton, we're a trusted name. St. Albert and Spruce Grove count on us too. Services are also available in Acheson and Nisku. Wherever you are, we're ready to assist. Reliable. Efficient. Always there! 

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For top-notch brake repair services in Leduc, Alberta, choose our expert team. Whether it's routine maintenance or complex repairs, we ensure your truck's brakes are in perfect condition for safe and reliable operation. Don't compromise on safety – contact us today to schedule your truck's brake service and ensure peace of mind on every journey.

Our Truck Repair Services

At Black Dog Truck & Trailer Repair in Leduc, Alberta, we offer comprehensive truck & trailer repair and maintenance services, ensuring your vehicles leave in prime condition. Our skilled team of diesel mechanics are equipped to handle a wide range of repairs, including suspension & transmission repairs, tires, axles, exhausts, diesel engines, & more. With 10 service bays and the latest repair technology & tools, you can trust our heavy-duty truck repair shop in Leduc, AB to get your truck & fleet safely back to the road.

Our Diesel Mechanic Services

At Black Dog Truck & Trailer Repair, we specialize in providing professional diesel mechanic services for medium to heavy-duty diesel trucks & fleets in Leduc, Alberta & the surrounding area. Our team of skilled techs are equipped to handle a wide range of services to keep your truck running smoothly and efficiently, from CVIP inspections & emergency roadside assistance, to repairs on buses, semi's, trailers, fleets, & heavy equipment. Trust the diesel mechanic team at Black Dog & call our truck repair shop in Leduc, AB today to schedule service!

Diesel mechanic performing CVIP inspection on semi-truck in Leduc, AB

CVIP Inspection

Ensuring the safety and compliance of your commercial fleet in Alberta is paramount, and that's where CVIP Inspections become crucial. Our company specializes in CVIP inspections, ensuring your vehicles not only meet but exceed regulatory standards for optimal performance and safety.
Diesel mechanic performing general diesel truck repair services in Leduc, AB

General Diesel Repair

At Black Dog Truck And Trailer Repair, we specialize in providing top-notch maintenance and repair services for heavy-duty diesel trucks in Leduc, Alberta. Our team of skilled mechanics is equipped to handle a wide range of services to keep your fleet running smoothly and efficiently.
Diesel mechanic performing preventive maintenance services on semi-truck in Leduc, AB

Preventive Maintenance

Black Dog Truck and Trailer Repair in Leduc, Alberta, champions the crucial role of preventive maintenance in extending the life and efficiency of heavy-duty trucks. Our dedicated service ensures your fleet operates at peak performance, reducing unexpected breakdowns and costly repairs.
Diesel mechanic performing mobile truck repair services in Leduc, AB

Mobile Truck Repair

In Leduc, Alberta, Black Dog Truck and Trailer Repair delivers unparalleled mobile truck services, ensuring that heavy-duty trucks are maintained and repaired with utmost precision and efficiency. We recognize the importance of minimizing downtime and provide solutions to keep your fleet running.
Mobile mechanic performing roadside assistance services for semi-truck in Leduc, AB

Roadside Assistance

Stranded on the road in Leduc, Alberta? Reach out to Black Dog Truck and Trailer Repair for dependable roadside assistance. Our experienced mechanics are just a call away, ready to provide swift, professional help for your heavy-duty truck emergencies. 
Diesel mechanic performing heavy equipment repairs in Leduc, AB

Heavy Equipment Repair

At Black Dog Truck and Trailer Repair in Leduc, Alberta, we understand the critical role heavy equipment plays in your operations. Our specialized repair services are designed to address the unique needs of heavy equipment, ensuring they are ready to perform reliably in demanding work environments.
Diesel mechanic performing bus repair services from repair shop in Leduc, AB

Bus Repair

In Leduc, Alberta, Black Dog Truck, and Trailer Repair provides comprehensive bus services, ensuring these vital vehicles operate smoothly and safely. Our expert team is dedicated to maintaining the high standards required for passenger transport, with care for every aspect of bus maintenance.
Diesel mechanic performing trailer repair services in Leduc, AB

Trailer Repair

Black Dog Truck and Trailer Repair in Leduc, Alberta, offers specialized trailer repair services, essential for maintaining the safety and efficiency of your hauling operations. Our experienced mechanics are adept at addressing a range of issues, ensuring your trailers are road-ready and reliable.
Heavy-duty truck parts in Leduc, AB

Truck Parts & Accessories

Black Dog Truck and Trailer Repair in Leduc, Alberta, is your go-to source for high-quality truck parts. Reliable components help maintain fleet efficiency and safety. Our inventory caters to a wide range of needs, ensuring your trucks are equipped with the best parts for optimal performance.
Diesel mechanic performing welding services for semi-truck in Leduc, AB

Welding & Fabrication

Entrust your truck welding and fabrication needs to Black Dog Truck and Trailer Repair in Leduc, Alberta. Our adept team is equipped to handle a range of custom projects, from structural repairs to bespoke modifications. Return your truck’s integrity with expert welding and fabrication.
Diesel mechanic performing repairs on commercial truck fleet in Leduc, AB


Optimize your fleet's performance with Black Dog Truck and Trailer Repair's comprehensive fleet services in Leduc, Alberta. Our team of experts delivers meticulous maintenance and repairs, tailored to your fleet's needs. Trust us to keep your trucks running smoothly and efficiently.

Custom Accessory Installation

Elevate your vehicle's functionality and style with custom accessory installations in Leduc, Alberta. Black Dog services transform your vehicle into a pinnacle of efficiency and personal expression, ensuring every journey aligns perfectly with your operational requirements and aesthetic preferences.
Diesel mechanic performing rig-ups & deck manufacturing services in Leduc, AB

Rig-Ups & Deck Manufacturing

Rig-ups and deck manufacturing play a pivotal role in enhancing the functionality and versatility of vehicles in Leduc, Alberta. Truck rig-ups involve equipping standard trucks with specialized equipment and accessories to suit specific job requirements. 

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Read what our customers are saying about our work.

"I had a steady bearing  Fail on one of my propane delivery trucks trucks. Black dog was able to source the part local and install it in a mere 5 hours.. Great service thanks very much team."


"Awesome team, well organized shop that doesn't jerk a guy around.  will have my business for the foreseeable future.."


"Great caring company. Very professional and gets the job done well."


"Just a bunch of awesome people at black dog thanks for getting my logging truck fixed as fast as you could both times you did a great job i definitely would recommend you to anyone who would use your mechanical services"

Dave P

"Took a trailer there to get it inspected and repaired. Received excellent customer service and attention to detail. Inspection report is the best and most comprehensive in the industry! Great work done here, highly recommend."

Mountainview Trailer Rentals

"Top shelf guys would  even trust with my kids car and would recommend to to anyone very good experience every time."


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Get in touch with Black Dog Truck & Trailer Repair today to schedule service!