Trailer Service and Repairs

Has your trailer been serviced lately? Refer to our suggested maintenance schedule to ensure your trailer doesn’t let you down when you need it most.

If your trailer requires maintenance or repair, bring it to Wilf’s Elie Ford, located just west of Winnipeg.  We can handle any job from routine maintenance and wiring, to all major repairs.  Our experts are ready to get your trailer back on the road and working for you!

ItemInspection RequiredEach Trip3 Mo. or 5,000 kms6 Mo. or 10,000 kms12 Mo. or 20,000 kms
TiresCheck tire pressure and tread wear
LightsCheck for proper light functions
Breakaway SwitchPull pin and test for proper function
Breakaway BatteryCheck battery charge level
Trailer BrakesTest braking function and performance
Lug Nuts (Wheel Bolts)Tighten to specified torque value
Brake AdjustmentsTest for proper drag (light drag) and adjust as needed
WheelsCheck for cracks or dents
Hub & Drum AssembliesCheck for scoring or wear
Wheel BearingsRepack bearings and check for damage or wear
SealsCheck for damage or leaks
Brake AssembliesCheck internal parts for wear, leaks, or damage
Brake MagnetsCheck for wear and replace if surface is grooved or copper windings are exposed
Hydraulic BrakesBleed brakes and change brake fluid
SpringsCheck for broken or flattened springs
SyspensionCheck for worn or loose fasteners and shackle link wear