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Truck Repair

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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5 Signs Your Truck Needs New Shocks

by Phoebe Trilles 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 Phoebe Trilles 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

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What are Cabin Air Filters and When Should They Be Replaced?

by Phoebe Trilles on May 13, 2021

Summer is just around the corner, and this means a whole new preparation for trucking companies, fleet owners, and commercial vehicle operators. They must ensure that their truckers are comfortable because logging those long miles during the summer months can sure put a strain on their overall health. Their comfort ... read more

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10 Essential Tools Truckers Need in Their Toolbox

by Lyn Leoncito on April 30, 2021

Long-haul truckers spend time on the road most days of the week. Though they are not expected to possess mechanical skills, truckers should have enough know-how about their trucks and bring with them on their trips some tools that could help them get moving should "once in a blue moon" ... read more

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How to Troubleshoot Your Truck’s Alternator

by Alvin Ybañez on April 19, 2021

One of the worst things a truck operator can experience while on the road is a busted alternator. It can be something as simple as the dome lights flickering and resulting with you being stuck in the dark waiting for rescue in the middle of nowhere. Thankfully, truck alternators are ... read more

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