If you drive in or around the central/southern Illinois area, RPM is your answer for honest, practical heavy diesel and automotive repairs. We offer two locations, one in Effingham and one in Palestine, to serve our customers' needs. With over 70 years of combined experience in the truck and auto repair industry, we can fix whatever comes our way!

Two Locations to Serve You

RPM Building in Effingham IL

2400 S Raney St., Effingham, IL 62401
Mon-Fri: 7:00AM - Midnight (217) 347-7764

RPM Building in Effingham IL

705 W Porter St., Palestine, IL 62451
Mon-Fri: 7:00AM - 5:00PM (618) 586-2912

We strive to be a step above the rest in the truck repair industry. Why? Because we care! Fixing trucks… it’s what we do!

Here at RPM, we will work on just about anything. We have a motto "If it runs on diesel, we'll fix it!" We work on everything from semi, diesel pickup, bucket trucks, farm tractors and down to a forklift. Our staff are highly trained on all electronic engines, transmissions and all other computer related equipment. We have always said from a headlight to an overhaul, that is what we do. We constantly strive for excellent customer service, ongoing training for our already qualified technicians, and to excel above and beyond your expectations. With almost 70 years experience in the heavy-duty repair industry, we can fix whatever comes our way.


We offer full fleet services. Call us for details!


At RPM Truck Repair, we provide all the services, repairs, and maintenance your truck or equipment may need. Some of the diesel truck and equipment repair services we provide include:

  • Airbrake System Issues
  • Brakes
  • Differential Repair or Replace
  • Electronic Issues
  • Emission Problems (Diagnosis and Repair)
  • Engine Rebuild or Replace
    (Cummins, CAT, Detroit)
  • Engine Service
  • Fleet Maintenance Repair
    (On-Site & Off Site)
  • Hydraulics
  • Inspections(annual, DOT & 46-point)
  • Lights
  • Suspension Work (all aspects)
  • Transmissions (repair or replace)
  • Hunter Wheel Alignment *NEW*
  • HyRail and Railroad Inspections

And More!


  • Alternators
  • Brakes
  • Transmission Service
  • Tune-ups
  • Fuel Injection Cleaning
  • Tire Repair
  • Oil Change
  • Check Engine Light
  • Batteries
  • Diagnostics
  • A/C - Air Conditioning
  • Tire Installation
  • Suspension
  • Wheel / Tire Alignment
  • Radiators
  • Exhaust / Muffler Service Repair
  • Drive Axles

And More!

Proudly Serving Effingham, Palestine & The Crossroads of Opportunity

Because of our two locations, we service a very large area. Here is a compiled list of the counties.

Counties Served in Illinoise
  • Effingham
  • Richland
  • Fayette
  • Crawford
  • Shelby
  • Lawrence
  • Clay
  • Montgomery
  • Coles
  • Macon
  • Jasper
  • Christian
  • Jefferson
  • Moultrie
  • Cumberland
  • Douglas

Interstate I57/I70
Or anywhere else you may need us.

Our Effingham location squarely puts us at the intersection of I-57 and I-70, for truck drivers traveling north, south, east, or west through central Illinois! For truck drivers, farmers and equipment owners driving through or located near the Illinois/Indiana border. Our Palestine location is located only a few miles past the IL-33 and IL-1 junction! We're also convenient to the communities of Fayette, Shelby, Clay, Coles, Jasper, Jefferson, Cumberland, Edwards, Richland, Crawford, Lawrence, Montgomery, Macon Christian, Moultrie, and Douglas.

Trust Your Truck to RPM

When you need truck repairs or service, or in the event of a breakdown, RPM Truck Repair is the diesel repair shop to call for smart, efficient, quality work. We’ve been in the heavy-duty repair business for a long time, and we understand that if your truck or equipment is sidelined, your income has flatlined. We promise to get you back on the road, in the field, or to your jobsite as quickly as possible.

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