91 Marshall Drive, Sandusky, MI 48471 (810) 648-3004 ruthie@vanalstinetruck.com

Quality Truck Maintenance

No Better Truck Service Anywhere

Complete Truck Service


We repair semi trucks and trailers, industrial equipment, buses, motor homes, marine & more.

Machine Shop

At VanAlstine Truck our ASE Certified Engine Machinist's guarantee Clean Quality Work in a timely manner.


At VanAlstine Truck we are an Authorized dealer for Detroit Diesel, Allison, Cummins, Aurora , and much, much more.

Established in 1968

Roseann and the late Jerry VanAlstine started a heavy duty truck and trailer business with $500 in parts inventory, located in the basement of their home.

After many years of dedication, VanAlstine Truck, is happy to say, we can now supply all of your parts, repairs & rebuilding needs. We are an authorized dealer for Cummins, Detroit Diesel, Allison, Aurora Pars & many more lines.

We carry a variety of parts for all heavy duty truck’s and trailer’s. Our Heavy Duty Truck & Trailer Service department is dedicated to keeping your truck and trailer on the road because you are important to us.

Machine Shop

We also added on a complete machine shop, that can meet all of your engine rebuilding needs.

Our ASE certified engine machinist’s guarantee clean, quality work, in a timely manner. Our family now includes 19 employees with a goal of serving you; giving our customers high quality merchandise.

Please contact us, we would like to get to know you better. We would appreciate your comments and any suggestions you might have. Thank your for taking the time to read about us, if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask.


We repair Semi trucks and trailers, industrial equipment, buses, motor homes, marine & more.

  • Certified Heavy duty diesel mechanics’
  • Clean quality work in a timely manner
  • Parts in stock
  • Computer diagnostics
  • Estimates
  • High quality merchandise
  • Backed by dealer warranty
  • Friendly service

Authorized Maintenance Dealer for Cummins and Allison.

Serving our customers needs first!

Our goal is keeping you on the road with less down-time, knowing how important your time is…

Machine Shop

At VanAlstine Truck our ASE Certified Engine Machinists guarantee Clean Quality Work in a timely manner.

To save you time, we offer Free delivery and pick-up in surrounding counties for all your rebuilding needs.

  • Sizes from Small Gas to Large Diesels
  • Engine Rebuilding
  • Block Reconditioning
  • Crankshaft Grinding
  • Cylinder Head Reconditioning
  • Connecting rod reconditioning
  • King Pin Honing
  • Flywheel Grinding
  • Brake Drum & Rotor Turning
  • Re-manufactured Engine -We Can Rebuild Yours


Call our Machine Shop Manager for a Quote.
Ask for ELIO, our machine shop manager with 28 years experience.


At VanAlstine Truck we are an authorized dealer for
Detroit Diesel, Allison, Cummins, Aurora, and much, much more.

Parts and product lines (brand names) that we carry and are in stock.

  • AP Exhaust-exhaust products
  • Allison-transmissions and parts
  • American Chrome-appearance products
  • Bendix-air components
  • Butler-slick disc
  • Buyers-parts and accessories
  • BWP-Brake Wheel Parts-brake and suspension
  • California Custom-wax, polish, cleaner-protection
  • Century-drills, taps, and dies
  • Chelsea-p.t.o. components
  • Clark Brothers-instrumentation
  • Cleveland Cotton-clean-up aids
  • Clevite-aftermarket engine parts
  • Commercial Shearing-hydraulics
  • Cummins-engines and parts
  • Dayco-Belts and hoses
  • Dayton-hubs and drums
  • Deka-batteries
  • Detroit Diesel-engines and parts
  • Shur-Co -custom tarps and tarp systems
  • Eaton-axles and parts
  • F P P F-fuel, air, cooling treatments
  • Federal Mogul- BCA bearings
  • Firestone- air bags
  • Fleetguard-filters and cold weather aids
  • Four Season- air conditioning and heating parts
  • Fuller- transmissions and parts
  • Granning-suppensions
  • Hendrickson-suspensions
  • Holland-heavy duty hitches and accessories
  • Isspro- gauges and accessories
  • Meritor-wheel seals
  • Midland Grau(haldex)-air components and brake
  • National-seals and ready sleeves
  • Neway- suspension parts
  • Parker Hannifin-fittings and hoses
  • Pennzoil-lubricants
  • Permatex-sealants
  • Reyco- suspension
  • Rockwell- axles and parts
  • Seal power-engine kits
  • Sealco-air valves
  • Spicer-clutches and drivelines
  • Sureplus-mirrors
  • Welding Supplies
  • Trainer-leaf springs
  • Anco wiper blades
  • Truck – Lite- lighting and safety
  • T R W – u joints, tie rod ends, draglinks
  • Valvoline- oil and lubricants
  • Velvac- fuel, air, electrical accessories
  • Wabash National(fruehauf)- trailer parts and accessories

And many more not listed

Career Opportunities

VanAlstine Truck Equipment and Repair is always looking for qualified personnel to join our team.

If you are interested please fill out and submit the application on the link below:


VanAlstine Application


Van Alstine Truck Equipment & Repair
91 Marshall Drive
P.O. Box 272
Sandusky, MI 48471

Telephone: 800-272-1797 or 810-648-3004
FAX: 810-648-2720
E-mail: ruthie@vanalstinetruck.com