Not testing fluids? You could be missing a 150% ROI

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Updated May 27, 2022

Poor fluid management is one of the quickest ways to boost a truck's maintenance-related downtime. Think about it; all a truck's most critical components – the engine, aftertreatment, transmission, wheel ends, and more – need some type of fluid or lube in order to operate. 

In this week's 10-44, Jason and Matt talk with Jaye Russo, national accounts manager for Chevron Lubricants, and discuss best practices for keeping fluid and lube tolerances tight and equipment running. Russo notes that in almost every case, testing and sampling is fairly inexpensive and that "the industry average is about a 150% return on what you're actually spending on those samples," through the extended life of the fluids, the ability to lengthen change intervals and reduced maintenance and replacement costs. 

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