Truck & Fleet Tire Repair Service in Dallas, Texas

Lone Star Tire & Diesel Service understands that heavy-duty trucks require proper tire maintenance to keep them running safely and efficiently. Proper tire maintenance includes regular inspections, repairs, and replacements. Neglecting these maintenance tasks can lead to costly downtime, reduced fuel efficiency, and potentially dangerous situations on the road.

Diesel mechanic performing tire repairs on semi truck in Dallas, Texas

Types of Heavy-Duty Truck Tires

Heavy-duty truck tires come in a variety of types, including bias and radial tires. Bias tires use a criss-cross pattern of cords to support the tread, while radial tires use a system of belts under the tread to provide support. Each type has its own benefits and drawbacks, and the choice of tire type can depend on factors such as the truck's usage, load capacity, and road conditions.

For example, bias tires are typically less expensive and provide better traction on rough terrain, but they can wear out faster and generate more heat, leading to increased fuel consumption. Radial tires, on the other hand, are more expensive but offer longer wear life and better fuel efficiency.

Tire Repair Services Offered by Lone Star Tire & Diesel Service

Tire Inspection

Regular tire inspections are critical to maintaining the safety and longevity of heavy-duty truck tires. Inspection should include a visual check of the tires, including the tread depth, sidewall condition, and any signs of damage. Additionally, tire pressure should be checked and adjusted as needed, as incorrect tire pressure can lead to uneven wear and reduced fuel efficiency.

Common tire problems include punctures, cuts, and abrasions. These can be caused by a variety of factors, such as road hazards, improper mounting, or overloading. Catching these problems early with the help of our technicians at Lone Star Tire & Diesel Service can help prevent more serious issues down the road.

Tire Repair

When a tire becomes damaged, it's important to select the correct repair method. The type of damage, the location of the damage, and the age and condition of the tire all play a role in determining the appropriate repair method. Common repair methods include patches, plugs, and section repairs.

It's important to note that not all tires can be repaired. Tires with certain types of damage, such as cuts in the sidewall or tread, may need to be replaced. Additionally, tires that are too worn or damaged may be beyond repair.

Tire Retreading

Retreading is the process of applying a new layer of rubber to the worn tread of a tire. This can help extend the life of a tire and save money on replacement costs. Retreaded tires can offer similar performance to new tires, but it's important to select a reputable retreader and follow proper maintenance practices.

Factors to consider when deciding to retread a tire include the age and condition of the tire, the quality of the casing, and the expected usage. Retreading can be a cost-effective option, but it's important to weigh the potential savings against the risks and benefits of new tires.

Tire Replacement

There are a number of indicators that a tire may need to be replaced, such as worn tread, sidewall damage, or signs of aging. When selecting a replacement tire, it's important to choose the correct tire type and size for the truck's make and model, load capacity, and intended usage.

Proper installation and alignment of new tires are critical for maintaining safety and performance. This includes ensuring the correct torque is applied to the lug nuts, and that the tires are balanced and aligned correctly.

Tire Maintenance

Regular tire maintenance is critical for keeping heavy-duty truck tires in good condition. This includes regular inspections, checking and adjusting tire pressure, and proper cleaning and storage. The schedule of maintenance tasks can vary depending on factors such as tire type, usage, and conditions. Additionally, proper driving practices, such as avoiding overloading the truck and minimizing sudden stops and starts, can help extend the life of the tires and improve fuel efficiency.

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It's important to stay on top of maintenance and repair needs to keep heavy-duty truck tires in good condition so give us a call today at Lone Star Tire & Diesel Service to book your truck’s appointment now.

What Our Customers Are Saying About Us

Mike Murphy

Absolutely the best….Real Mechanics…quality work…friendly staff…and Fair Prices…

Alan Lopez

Family owned where you feel like part of it. King pin, front axel leaf spring and all brakes replacement performed plus alignment( about 3 blocks straight when tested, didn't try more for safety reasons) . No issues at all. Easy access shop for small trucks and trailers surrounded by a huge yard where parking spots available for rent. King pins removed with the proper press no hammer, no heat. Third party financing available. I strongly recommend this business.

Orlando San Jorge

Excellent shop, every work done here is +5 stars, but alignment is from other world, if you make your alignment here, you really get what you are trying to get, maybe the only place in USA where this job is really well done! Nice people, friendly, they took a little longer than other shops, but is just a value added to get the quality they offer in their works. If I have to say it in numbers, I should say: 99.9% of the times you don't have to came back to the shop for the same issue. Nice work guys, keep it that way!

Rodery Santos

A year ago got stranded at Mannheim dallas tx, they showed up change my started quick and clean job, 6 month later my transmisión went out i was lucky enough to make it here to the same shop overhauled it, left and up to this date all good, need a shop I recommend this boys so far so good, lots of room to park your truck and trailer

Jhett Luckey

They are a awesome shop they got me in and out efficiently and I can honestly say that I’ve been to several shops in my lifetime and this the first shop I’ve been to that when I left I didn’t fell ripped of they will continue to have my business 10 out of 10 I highly recommend 💯 …

Jesus Garcia

Let me tell you if you want your truck fixed fast take it here. I had my truck at a shop for 4 months couldn’t fix it. Decided to bring it here and they fixed it in 4 day like are you serious. Best part was that they charge me about the same price the other shop tried to charge me for doing nothing.

Mechanic working under the hood of semi truck in Dallas, Texas

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