Need to repair your forklift? CIT offers a whole spectrum of services.

From fleet management to breakdown service, our goal is to keep your equipment running. 

Mon - Fri: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Sat - Sun: Closed

11112 Carpet St.

Charlotte, NC 28273

Phone: (704) 588-7388

Fax: (704) 588-7477

CIT Forklift Technician


We are the leader in forklift service & repair.

For 28 years,  businesses all over the Carolinas have discovered that Carolina Industrial Trucks is one of the best options around when it comes to forklift service and repairs.

We have built our reputation on providing the best services for our customers so you will not be disappointed. Whether it is routine, or an accident, we have you covered. Sign up for one of our maintenance plans so you'll never have to worry about forklift repairs again.

Service & Repair Plans

We Work Around You

CIT works around your schedule so you can get your forklift repairs when it is convenient for you. Not only will we work around your schedule, but we can also come to you.

Planned Maintenance

Our PM agreements make it easy to get the routine scheduled maintenance you need, at a price you can afford. These agreements cover oil changes, brake adjustments, and more.

Breakdown Service

Our Breakdown Service offers an affordable way to get your equipment up and running once again. We will handle the reapirs on-site or 
take it to one of our five shops.

Replacement Trucks

We will deliver a forklift to you while we work on your repair. Just let us know the type of truck you need and we will deliver it to your jobsite.

Investment Protection

These full-maintenance plans cover non-routine maintenance, so you will be able to protect your investment if something goes wrong. Parts and labor are also covered so you will not have to worry about unexpected costs.

Fleet Management

Our Fleet Management plans will track your costs and show you optimum times to replace your parts. Let CIT handle the pre-emptive maintenance on your forklift, before it breaks down.

Our Performance Guarantee

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Major Repairs Price Guarantee

We won't be beat by any full-line dealer's quote on any major engine, transmission or drive unit repair. Find a lower quoted price and we'll not only match it, but beat it by 10%.

CIT Performance Guarantee Promise

Up-time Guarantee Promise

Guarantees the completion of a repair when promised or you will receive a free loaner forklift until repairs are completed.​​​​​​​

CIT Performance Guarantee Response Time

Guaranteed Response Time

During normal business hours, we will respond to service calls within 4 hours for contract maintenance & rental customers, or the first hour of labor and travel is free.

CIT Performance Guarantee

90-Day Money Back Guarantee

If, for any reason, you are unhappy with a peice of new or used equipment, we will buy it back for the full price no questions asked.​​​​​​​

Forklift Repair and Service in Charlotte, NC

Developing a loyal customer base requires a commitment to service, and here at Carolina Industrial Trucks in Charlotte, your satisfaction is our number one priority.  We are 100% locally owned and operated, which guarantees our commitment not only to you, our customers, but also to our community.

We know that you have choices when looking for forklift services and repairs in Charlotte, NC, and we would like to be the company that you choose with confidence that it will get done right, in a timely manner, and at an affordable price. We work hard to provide you the best possible service and repair for all forklift makes and models.  Our service and maintenance plans include everything from preventive maintenance, down to fleet management.

Whatever type of forklift you have, our skilled technicians will keep them running safely and smoothly.  Our forklift repair service technicians can be dispatched to your location in the Charlotte area via our mobile service.  Most small repairs can be done on site, so you are back up and running with minimal down time.  If necessary, we have a full service forklift repair shop for larger jobs.

We recommend forklift maintenance and periodic service as a way of significantly extending the life of your equipment. At CIT we provide competitive flat rate scheduled maintenance service. 

Our scheduled maintenance service includes:

1)     Multipoint inspection

2)     Checking, and if necessary, replacement of fluids and filters

3)     Greasing of fittings

4)     Lubrication of moving parts

5)     Checking for leaks

6)    Checking for safety issues

The frequency of how a company handles preventative forklift maintenance is primarily determined by where, and how much, your machine is used. We help you to determine what is best for your situation whether it be monthly, bi-monthly or semi-annually.

Other specific forklift services include:

1)     Forklift Fuel Systems/Carburetors/Regulators/Fuel Injection/Fuel Lines/LP Gas or Diesel

2)     Forklift Engine Leaks/Engine Knocks/Idling Issues/Transmission Leaks/Transmission Noise/Poor Power

3)     Forklift Cooling Systems Radiators/Thermostats/Fluids/Hoses/Overheating Temperature Issues

4)     Forklift Electrical Systems/Motors/Alternators

5)     Forklift Hydraulic Systems/Hydraulic Leaks/Hose Replacements

6)     Forklift Tires/Tire Inspection/Tire Retread/Tire Replacement/Load Wheels and Castors

7)     Forklift Brake Service/Brake Repair/Brake Cylinders/Brake Pads/Brake Adjustment/Emergency Brake Repair

8)     Forklift Batteries/Battery Replacement/Battery Cables/Battery Connectors/Battery Service

9)     Forklift Safety Inspection and Compliance

At CIT, we service Unicarriers, Komatsu and Hyundai Material Handling, plus more.  Our factory trained service personnel will be able to recognize the high quality manufacturing and control technology of these forklifts, and are well-trained to keep your premium forklifts running smoothly.  These exceptionally well designed, efficient, and comfortable lines of machinery require well-trained, top-notch technicians, and CIT ensures that our technicians have the qualifications to address any issue that your trucks may have.

Our customers know that we have one of the top maintenance forklift repair services in Charlotte, NC and the surrounding area.  We provide flexible service by allowing you to come to us or, if you choose, we can go to you.  Either way, our Charlotte facility provides you the benefit of our experienced technicians, as well as, our well stocked parts department. 

We offer our customers the added benefits of purchasing services on an as-needed basis or choosing from one of our service plans.  These plans make service and repair of your forklifts affordable and ensure that your lift stays running for many years.  We provide preventative maintenance and maintenance expense tracking for fleet management, as well as breakdown services that provides our customers with the peace of mind knowing that their forklift will be operational in no time, and they will be able to get back on track to finishing their job.

Check out our service and repair plans today.  They will prolong the life of your forklift while keeping repair and service costs down.  This is good news for businesses of all sizes, and at CIT, that is the way we like it. We also offer forklift repairs in Concord and Huntersville NC.