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Since 1976 H&F Trucks have provided local business with high quality materials handling solutions. For nearly four decades we have achieved steady growth year on year, enabling us to provide superior service to our customers from a stable & sustainable business platform.

How to Find the Right Forklift Parts for Your Machine

This blog is all about forklift parts and how to replace them. From finding the right forklift parts to replacing them, this blog will teach you everything you need to know! So don’t wait any longer – start fixing your forklift today!

How to find the right forklift parts 

If you’re in the market for forklift parts, you’re in luck! By following these simple tips, you’ll be able to find the right part for your forklift in no time. When looking for forklift parts, be sure to select the right model and make sure it fits your specific needs. If in doubt, take measurements of your lift truck before making a purchase. When you find the part you’re looking for, contact the manufacturer to confirm that the part will fit your forklift. You can then order it online or contact us and we will check you have the right part and order it for you. Having the right forklift parts will ensure a smooth and efficient forklift operation, so make sure you plan ahead and aren’t left needing to order a part at the last minute.  

Types of forklift parts 

Forklift parts can be a bit of a mystery for new forklift owners. But don’t worry – we’re here to help. The most important part is the engine, which powers the tractor and drives the forklift forward or backward. Other than the engine, the types of forklift parts available can vary depending on the forklift brand, but generally they include parts such as lift trucks, pallet forks, jibs, and loading arms. If you can’t find the right forklift parts for your machine, you should turn to a forklift parts retailer or a forklift technician for help. 

Next are the steering and transmission parts, which together control the forklifts movement around a warehouse or manufacturing site. Last but not least, art the wheels and how they’re attached to the forklift. Once you’ve got a better understanding of forklift parts, it’ll be much easier to troubleshoot problems and get your forklift working like new. 

How to replace forklift parts 

Replacing forklift parts can be a daunting task, but with the right instruction and equipment, it can be a breeze. Always wear protective gear when handling parts, and rest easy knowing that with a little patience and know-how, you can get your forklift back in action quickly and safely. If you’re out of forklift parts and need to replace them, consult a certified technician. They will be able to help you with the repairs or modifications you may need to make. If in any doubt when attempting to install a new part you should contact a qualified professional as the wrong installation can damage your truck and/or equipment. You can always get in touch with us here at HF to give you the help you need.

Who is the best supplier of forklift parts? 

For your business to run smoothly, it’s essential to find the right parts for your forklift. This means looking for suppliers with a good reputation and offering competitive prices. Furthermore, be sure to read customer reviews before making a purchase. This will help you make the best decision for your business and avoid any potential problems down the line. Once you know the part number it is relatively easy to shop around online, but if you need a bit of extra help then don’t hesitate to give us a call.

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H&F have supplied us with all our fork lift equipment for in excess of ten years now, and have maintained it in accordance with our stringent operation requirements. During this time they have provided a consistently high level of service (including short term hire when required) whilst never failing to support us in a totally honest and professional manner.

Ashley Basset, Director
R G Bassett & Sons Ltd

H&F Lift Trucks are a pleasure to deal with. All staff, Technicians, Sales and Directors have hands-on experience of all ranges of vehicles they supply. From initial assessments and listening to all users of a potential new vehicle requirement, they keep us informed of all aspects of specification and lead times through to delivery. Their maintenance service is superb – they organise suitable times around our busy working day with our Yard Managers. Any accidental damage or operator error faults are always discussed with me and dealt with fairly – not like some unscrupulous suppliers who seek to profit at every service visit! In a cut-throat market, where we are offered “good deals” a few quid cheaper every day, we are never tempted to stray.

James Hipkins, Managing Director

Pym and Wildsmith have been working closely with H&F Fork Trucks for many years. Their service is excellent, ranging from prompt callouts to breakdowns through to the supply of new trucks. We would not hesitate to recommend them.

Ian Pym, Operations Manager
Pym & Wildsmith

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