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Best Mobile Truck Repair in Columbus by Certified Mobile Diesel Mechanics

Capital Towing & Recovery offers 24/7 mobile truck repair services to our loyal customers in the Columbus and Franklin County area. We were not satisfied with simply towing and recovering our customers trucks. We wanted to be able to offer them a true A to Z experience. With our mobile diesel service, we can truly call ourselves a one stop shop for heavy duty services!

When you experience a diesel breakdown, call our 24/7 dispatch team at (614) 272-1800. Each and every one of our vehicles are equipped with state of the art GPS tracking technology. Our dispatchers will use this to identify the closest repair truck to you and get them by your side in minutes! Our team will continue to coordinate with you to give you accurate information in regards to our teams time of arrival.

Odds are, you won’t need to be towed. Our team of experienced mechanics will identify the issues on the spot. Their service vehicles are equipped with enough tools and spare parts for them to be able to complete most repairs at your location.

Mobile Truck Repair Services for Columbus, OH – Mobile Truck Service

  • Mobile Scan Diagnostics
  • Air Brake System Repair
  • Annual Inspections
  • Cool System Repair
  • Drive Line Service
  • Heating System Repair
  • Differential Repair
  • Exhaust Repair
  • Steering Repair
  • Transmission Repair
  • Welding Services
  • Diesel Wheel Services
  • Filter Replacements and Preventative Maintenance

Mobile Trailer Repair

Capital Towing & Recovery offers mobile trailer repair services to the Greater Columbus area and Franklin County. Our team of professional mobile diesel mechanics will first identify any outstanding issues with your trailer and then quickly repair it. We carry the tools and equipment necessary to repair a wide variety of common trailer issues from reefer units and lift gates to spare exhaust parts.

Air Brake System Repair and Maintenance

Proper maintenance of your air brake system will save you money on repairs as well as reduce your truck’s downtime hours. Not only do we offer comprehensive maintenance for air brake systems, our trained mechanics will also repair any issues they identify during their thorough inspection.

An air brake system inspection is extremely thorough. Our mobile diesel mechanics will inspect every inch of your air brake system and conduct multiple tests to ensure that it is operating well.

  • Ensure minimum operating pressure is met (above 100 PSI for a truck)
  • Cut-out governor pressure (120-135 PSI)
  • Cut-in governor pressure (20-25 PSI below cut-out pressure)
  • Check slack adjusters
  • Monitor build-up rate from 85 PST to 100 PS1 (should be under 2 minutes to pass inspection)
  • Check push rod actuation out of brake chambers

Do you have questions for our mobile diesel mechanics? Give them a call at (614) 272-1800 and they’ll answer all of your questions!

Coolant System Repair

A coolant system leak on a truck needs to be addressed immediately! Leaving a coolant system leak to go unchecked can lead to overheating and costly engine damage. If you find yourself with a possible coolant system leak in Columbus, don’t hesitate and call the mobile repair mechanics at (614) 272-1800. We will dispatch a mobile repair truck to your location immediately. Yes, you read that right. With our mobile repair team, you no longer have to come into the shop for repairs. You can continue with your day as our team comes to you and fixes your truck on the spot!

Driveline Service for the Columbus Area

Do you operate a fleet of trucks in the Columbus area? Are you a local owner operator searching for a reliable driveline repair service? Look no further than Capital Towing & Recovery for the best drive line service repair by mobile diesel mechanics in Columbus!

Our truck driveline repair and maintenance team are certified to work on vehicles of all makes and models. Our services include, but are not limited to, universal joint replacement, carrier bearing replacement, yoke replacement, carrier bearings, and driveline phasing. Our experienced mechanics will also teach you how to spot the early warning signs of driveline issues.

Give our Columbus Truck Driveline Service team a call today at (614) 272-1800.

Brake Service and Repair

Capital Towing & Recovery brings the repair shop to you! Give us a call today at (614) 272-1800 for brake service and repair by qualified mobile diesel mechanics. There is no need to go to a repair shop; our teams will come to your preferred location.

We maintain a large inventory of quality spare parts for all makes and models including:

  • Air Hoses
  • Coil Hoses
  • Brake Shoes
  • Brake Drums
  • Calipers
  • Chambers
  • ABS systems
  • Valves
  • Slack Adjusters
  • S-Cams
  • Break Chambers
  • Sensors
  • Air Lines
  • Air Disc Brake
  • Rotors
  • Pads
  • Brake Chamber Sizes: 16 brake chamber, 20 brake chamber, 24 brake chamber, 30/30 brake chamber, 30/30 short brake chamber. 30/30 long brake chamber, 30/36 brake chamber, 24/30 brake chamber

Contact us today for more information.

Radiator Service in Franklin County by Mobile Diesel Mechanics

If you’re looking for reliable radiator service and repair with relatively little downtime, Capital Towing & Recovery has you covered! We keep an extensive inventory of radiators and replacement parts to minimize your repair time and get you road ready as quickly as possible!

Our radiator maintenance services will prolong the life of your radiator and increase it’s cooling capacity. Whether you’re driving a semi truck, bus, box truck, motorhome, RV, school bus, or camper, we’ve got the parts and the know-how to get you sorted. Best of all? Our team of mobile diesel mechanics will come to your preferred location!

Suspension and Steering Repair Services

Capital’s Mobile Diesel Services include an array of suspension and steering system repair services. If your ride has been a little bumpier than usual, give our team a call. They will have a look at your suspension air bag system. By recalibrating the suspension height sensors and regulating the air flow between the airbag and compressor, you’ll be able to get a much smoother ride!

Our suspension and steering repair services also include leveling valve repairs, leveling linkage repairs, and air line inspection and replacement.

Contact us now for more information!

Diesel Wheel Services by Mobile Truck Tire Repair Specialists

Our mobile truck tire repair service will come to your preferred location for any services or repairs needed. We maintain a mammoth inventory of the highest quality spare parts so there will be no additional downtime spent sourcing them.

Capital Towing & Recovery’s mobile truck mechanics will conduct a thorough inspection of your wheels and tires. Their services include, but are not limited to:

  • Bearing inspection
  • Bearing replacement
  • Replacement of damaged seals
  • Inspection of wheel studs
  • Replacement of worn and stripped wheel studs

Call our team today at (614) 272-1800 for more information about our truck tire services.

Preventative Maintenance by Certified Truck Repair Specialists

We understand the importance of having a fully functioning fleet, especially in these difficult times. This is why preventative maintenance is so important. Not only will it allow our certified mobile diesel mechanics to catch any problems early on, it will also help you to avoid some costly problems completely!

Improper truck maintenance can lead to major system failures which can put your truck out of business for a long time. Save yourself the stress and give our team a call today to schedule your preventative maintenance.

Call us now at 614-272-1800

Mobile Diesel Repair FAQ

Why did my truck’s check engine light come on?

There can be hundreds of underlying causes making your truck’s check engine light suddenly come on. While it may be intimidating, often the cause is not so serious and has an easy fix! Here are some of the most common reasons your truck’s check engine light is on:

  1. Clogged diesel particulate filter (DPF filter)
  2. Coolant levels running low
  3. Loose gas cap
  4. Diesel exhaust fluid (DEF fluid) levels
  5. General sensor issues

If your truck’s check engine light is on, give our team a call today at (614) 272-1800. They will run a full diagnostic for you and get to the root of the problem.

What are signs of driveline issues?

  1. Loud sounds when shifting
  2. Similar loud sounds when you’re driving at low speeds
  3. Difficulty turning
  4. Vibrations from below the truck
  5. Vibrations when accelerating

Contact us today and our team will be happy to help you diagnose repair any driveline issues.

How to know when to change my truck’s air filter?

This is a common question our Air Filter service technicians get asked. If you have any of the following issues, it could be a sign that your truck’s air filter needs replacement. This is a quick and easy fix and should not be ignored:


  1. Check engine light
  2. Reduction in horsepower
  3. Reduced fuel economy
  4. Strange engine sounds
  5. Strange engine vibrations
  6. Smell of gasoline
  7. Trouble starting engine
  8. Excessive soot residue
  9. Flames or black smoke coming from exhaust

Don’t delay, call us today at (614) 272-1800 for your quick air filter replacement.