Detroit™ Axles Keep Your Truck Moving

Axles 10/22/2013

From navigating steep grades to fitting into tight spots, we understand the demands you put on your truck and we’re committed to equipping you with axles that provide the support and maneuverability you need to drive your business. With innovative needle-bearing design, precision-cut gears and robust differentials, Detroit™ axles lead the market in durability and performance. They also deliver serious money-saving benefits, such as:

Produced in the same Detroit, Michigan factory as our legendary engines, our front-steer, single-rear and tandem-rear axles are a proven platform on trucks worldwide.

And we make axles that cover every trucking segment, with steer axle weight ratings from 6,000 to 20,000 pounds and rear axle weight ratings from 13,000 to 46,000 pounds. We’re also proud that our axles are compatible with the braking systems offered by all Freightliner, Western Star, Thomas Built and Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC).

Front Steer Axles

Detroit front-steer axles deliver strength, performance, reliability and increased payload capacity you can count on. Here are some of the features:

Single Rear Axles

Detroit rear-drive axles are easy to maintain, increasing your uptime and reducing your overall costs. Here are a few of the features:

Tandem Rear Axles

Several innovations make Detroit tandem rear axles the best in the industry:


Detroit axles are backed by one of the largest parts and service networks in the industry. We are committed to providing customers with parts and service support, adding flexibility, reducing cost and increasing uptime for your business.


Detroit Connect Portal

The Detroit™ Connect portal is easy-to-use, one-stop-shop for all vehicle performance data gathered, transmitted and analyzed by Detroit Connect.  The portal gives you access to insights delivered by  Detroit Connect Virtual Technician℠. The Detroit Connect portal will also give you access to new features, such as Remote Updates, and Analytics, available late 2017.

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All DDCSN content has been migrated to our DTNAConnect web portal. All information previously on the DDCSN is now on DTNAConnect. We have created a quick reference guide to help you locate the migrated content on DTNAConnect. Existing DDCSN login credentials will also work with DTNAConnect. Please work with your security administrators for login or content issues. If you do encounter any technical issues, please contact the Software Support Center at 855-639-8680 or


DTNA Connect Portal

DTNA Connect is the starting point for working with all brands and franchises that fall under the Daimler Truck North America umbrella: Detroit, Thomas Built Buses, SelecTrucks, Sterling, Freightliner, and Western Star. Here, you can access the full spectrum of online applications, resources and tools you need. Whether you use DTNA online resources to complete repairs, purchase parts, submit warranty claims, spec new vehicles or track the status of your truck orders, DTNAConnect streamlines the tasks and activities that are part of your daily work routine.

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