Truck Repair & Maintenance Category

Winter Brake Maintenance

Winter brake maintenance
Preventative truck maintenance is important year round, but especially so in the winter months. Brake maintenance is one of the most important areas to focus on as cold weather approaches. Freezing temperatures, inclement weather, and road salt can all affect brake performance while icy roads and slippery conditions demand maximum brake power. [...]

A Guide for Brake Safety Week 2023

As the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) gears up for Brake Safety Week, an annual initiative aimed at enhancing road safety in North America, the spotlight is on a critical component of every commercial vehicle: brake lining and pads. This year's Brake Safety Week (August 20th-26th) places a particular emphasis on the condition of these [...]

8 Ways to Boost Fuel Efficiency in Heavy Duty Trucks

For heavy duty truck operators, maximizing fuel efficiency is a smart business strategy that can help save money. With fluctuating fuel prices and long-haul operations, small changes in fuel consumption can make a significant impact on the bottom line. In this blog post, we will explore a few ways to increase fuel efficiency in heavy duty [...]

Summer Maintenance Tips for Heavy Duty Trucks

As the summer heat intensifies, it's crucial to prioritize maintenance for heavy-duty trucks to ensure optimal performance, prevent breakdowns, and promote driver safety. Extreme temperatures can take a toll on various components of your trucks, but with the right maintenance strategies, you can minimize the risks associated with hot weather. In this [...]

Common Brake Issues for Heavy Duty Trucks

Issues in a heavy duty truck's air brake system can lead to reduced braking performance, downtime, and potential safety hazards. As a heavy duty truck operator or fleet manager, it's crucial to be familiar with common brake issues and know how to troubleshoot them effectively. In this blog post, we will provide you with tips for diagnosing and [...]

11 Areas to Focus on When Doing Preventative Truck Maintenance

Heavy duty trucks are a vital part of many businesses, and maintaining them properly is crucial for ensuring their reliability and longevity. Regular maintenance and part replacement are important for a number of reasons, including improving fuel efficiency, reducing emissions, and extending the lifespan of the vehicle. Neglecting these tasks can lead [...]

How to Winterize Your Truck

As December begins, the autumn season nears its end and winter looms on the horizon. Colder temperatures and precipitation can make for challenging conditions to maintain and operate vehicles. Proper maintenance and preventative actions can help to minimize issues relating to cold weather conditions. In this post, we will discuss a few ways to prepare [...]
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