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Addressing the Needs of New Vehicle Types

by David Seewack on January 23, 2023

With a growing number of electric commercial vehicles on the road across North America, and many more to come, fleets are on an EV learning curve that includes the need to focus on maintenance and repair requirements. read more

Category: EV Vehicles, Transportation Industry, Truck Repair

Getting Ahead of Seasonal Maintenance and Parts Needs

by David Seewack on January 16, 2023

Whether you’re heading into warmer or colder times of the year, getting ahead of weather-related problems goes a long way toward ensuring uptime and keeping breakdown cost off your balance sheet. read more

Category: Efficient Practices, Tips and Tricks, Truck Repair

Managing Parts Needs During Mobile Maintenance Events

by David Seewack on January 12, 2023

The drive to ensure and improve asset availability is increasingly leading to growth in both company-operated and outsourced mobile service operations. read more

Category: Efficient Practices, Tips and Tricks, Truck Repair

Brake Pad Replacement: A Step-By-Step Guide

by Phoebe Trilles on September 6, 2021

Image Source: The brake pads are among the most crucial components of your truck’s braking system. They contact and apply pressure and friction to the truck’s brake rotors —those shiny, metal discs shaped like a flying saucer mounted on the wheel hubs—to slow down and stop the wheels. Once the ... read more

Category: Truck Repair

Necessary Lubricants that Keep Your Truck in Peak Condition

by Lyn Leoncito on August 19, 2021

For economic fleet operation, trucks and commercial vehicles that deliver dependable and cost-efficient performance are a basic imperative. One important factor that greatly impacts a fleet's operating costs is the fluid or lubricant used to keep vital systems and truck parts running smoothly. Among the essential fluids you should properly ... read more

Category: Truck Repair

Commercial Vehicle Battery Testing & Maintenance: A Beginner’s Guide

by Alvin Ybañez on August 12, 2021

Image Source: Pixabay All too often, we only think about our vehicle’s batteries when it’s time to change them. But regular checkups and preventative maintenance can go a long way in extending battery life and ensuring the various devices and systems in your rig are always powered up and ready ... read more

Category: Truck Repair

Common Signs of a Failing Heavy-Duty Truck Transmission

by Lyn Leoncito on July 29, 2021

Whether you are a truck driver, a fleet manager, or an operator of a delivery truck business, truck maintenance is a routine fact of your life. No matter how durable you think your trucks are, you can’t expect them to last forever. Delivery trucks and commercial vehicles are in a ... read more

Category: Truck Repair

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy Aftermarket Parts for Truck Repairs

by Alvin Ybañez on July 22, 2021

Image Source: Pixabay One of the questions that often pop up whether you’re in the maintenance bay or at the rest stop is this: OEM or aftermarket? In many cases, OEM starts out with the upper hand as it is often what truck manufacturers and insurance companies prefer. And there’s ... read more

Category: Truck Repair

5 Signs Your Truck Needs New Shocks

by David Seewack on July 1, 2021

One of the most crucial components of your truck’s suspension system is the shock absorber . It plays many vital functions, including maintaining tire-to-road contact by controlling spring movement, protecting the truck’s springs and airbags, and reducing wear and tear to other suspension components . Without properly functioning shocks, truckers ... read more

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Fuel Filter Basics: What It Does and When to Replace It

by David Seewack on June 10, 2021

Image Source: https://www.ecogard.com/ Diesel engines used by heavy duty trucks and commercial vehicles today are far from the engines they were equipped with in the past. They are now more energy-dense, fuel-efficient, tougher, and cleaner. This is to ensure they work more efficiently, last longer, consume less fuel, and adhere ... read more

Category: Truck Repair