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The Top 6 Signs of Bad Wheel Bearings

by Phoebe Trilles on April 12, 2021

The wheel bearings play a crucial role in keeping your truck running smoothly. They allow the wheels on your vehicle to spin freely and with as little friction as possible. If they become damaged, the handling and safety of your ride will be greatly affected. A wheel bearing consists of ... read more

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Truck Liftgate: Common Issues and Practical Maintenance Tips

by Lyn Leoncito on April 5, 2021

In any fleet or delivery business operation, time is an asset. But so is the worker's energy level. This is one of the reasons commercial vehicles and delivery trucks are fitted with a liftgate. This contraption significantly reduces the amount of energy needed when loading and unloading cargo or equipment ... read more

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A Guide to Changing Oil on a Commercial Vehicle

by Phoebe Trilles on March 8, 2021

Do you start to hear knocking, rumbling, and even roaring sounds when you’re driving your vehicle? Is the oil change light on your vehicle’s dashboard illuminating? Are you getting a whiff of oil inside the cabin? If you answer yes to all of these questions, then it’s high time to ... read more

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DIYer’s Guide: How to Replace a Flat Tire on Trucks

by Lyn Leoncito on March 4, 2021

Image Source: Pixabay Driving with a flat tire is not only unsafe, but it is also unlawful. The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 393.75 states that “No motor vehicle shall be operated with a tire that is flat or has an audible leak.” Violation of this law could render a ... read more

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A Beginner’s Guide to Replacing Gladhand Seals

by Alvin Ybañez on February 11, 2021

It's now hard to find a truck or semi without a set of gladhands . An essential part of heavy duty air brake systems, gladhand couplers connect the air service and supply lines between the truck and the trailer. These couplers maintain the air pressure along the brake lines through ... read more

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5 Helpful Tips to Avoid Costly Forklift Repairs

by Lyn Leoncito on January 21, 2021

Image Source: Pexels Forklifts won't be considered the backbone of manufacturing or industrial businesses for nothing. Such equipment alleviates the workloads of employees and helps streamline the workforce's productivity. But like other workhorses, forklifts can also do so much. Eventually, they will also succumb to wear and tear, which can ... read more

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5 Truck Repairs You Can Do Yourself

by Phoebe Trilles on January 14, 2021

Image Source: If you are a fleet owner or operator, repair and maintenance costs can form a significant portion of your fleet’s operating costs. That is why it is highly necessary to select the right mechanic or professional technician to handle repair and maintenance tasks to keep your fleet ... read more

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4 Tips To Avoid Costly Truck Repairs

by Alvin Ybañez on January 18, 2021

Image Source: Pixabay Trucking is an expensive business, and a huge amount of that money often ends up in repairs. According to industry statistics, truck maintenance and repairs cost owners an estimated $15,000 annually, although this may increase if the truck is an older model. But while wear and tear ... read more

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7 Common Truck Parts Problems During Winter and How to Avoid Them

by Phoebe Trilles on January 7, 2021

Heavy duty trucks may look powerful because of their huge size, but come winter, they're no different from smaller trucks and cars. Icy highways and snow-covered roads can make it twice as difficult to maneuver since a bigger rig often demands maneuvering skills and greater skid control than smaller vehicles. ... read more

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5 Most Common Truck Problems (And How To Avoid Them)

by Alvin Ybañez on October 29, 2020

Image Source: Canva At some point in their career, truck drivers have sat at the side of the road or a parking lot, wondering why their rig isn't running properly. But whatever the reason for the breakdown, the resulting expenses from towing, repairs, and downtime can add up pretty quickly. ... read more

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