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Nine maintenance tips to reduce CSA violations
It's near-impossible to avoid all CSA violations but you can significantly reduce them.
May 20, 2021
How to: Check for wheel-end seal leaks
A properly functioning wheel-end hub is essential to all medium- and heavy-duty truck and trailer brake systems. Which means when a hub begins to leak, the outcome if untreated can quickly become catastrophic.
May 12, 2021
How to make more informed asset purchase decisions
Maintenance and repair data will also show abnormally high-cost trends that you should analyze and leverage in the component specification selection process.
May 11, 2021
5 tips to improve uptime
While 100% utilization is not possible, there are some simple things fleets can do to get close.
March 13, 2021
Diesel coolant heaters reduce DPF wear and tear
Diesel coolant heaters improve DPF life by drastically cutting cold-start soot. Engine wear is also reduced and fuel consumption improves by cutting 'needless engine idling.'
February 23, 2021
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How to minimize undercarriage electrical corrosion
Winter weather can cause myriad problems for heavy-duty trucks. Among them is the start or worsening of corrosion to the wiring and electrical components along the undercarriage of the equipment.
February 16, 2021
Innovators: Werner enjoying ROI from EDGE fleet management
Werner EDGE rolled out its propriety mobile fleet management program earlier this year and it has since delivered ROI in multiple areas. Details here on CCJ.
January 4, 2021
Looming mandate will impact composition of brake friction material
A looming mandate calls for brake manufacturers to reduce the amount of copper found in friction material to meet a copper-free brake pad agreement from 2015.
November 20, 2020
Goodyear launches Complete Tire Management to increase uptime through predictive analysis
Goodyear's Complete Tire Management lineup helps keep commercial trucks up and moving and maximizes tire life to prevent costly roadside repairs and downtime.
February 4, 2020
P.S.I. launches new tire analytics platform for fleet managers
P.S.I. has introduced TireView Live, its tire management tool that provides a data analytics platform allowing fleets to track and manage tire performance.
October 30, 2019
Mitchell 1 adds comprehensive search navigation to TruckSeries software
Mitchell 1 has added intelligent navigation to their TruckSeries web-based software for Class 4-8 repair information to allow technicians to find information they need.
October 30, 2019
Kenworth, Peterbilt launching OTA updates for select MX-equipped trucks, addition of Paccar trans to work truck line
Kenworth announced plans to launch its TruckTech+ Over-The-Air (OTA) program that will allow customers to remotely install engine and aftertreatment software on Kenworth models equipped with 2017 or later MX-13 and MX-11 engines. The service will begin in December for select customers with a full rollout early next year. “This program enhances truck uptime by […]
October 28, 2019
Mckinney Trailer Rentals taps TTN Fleet Solutions for roadside service
TTN Fleet Solutions is providing Emergency Roadside Services to Mckinney Trailer Rentals.
September 26, 2019
As seasons change, so does truck maintenance: Here’s how to prep your fleet for cooler temps
The changing of seasons can bring with it changes in driving conditions, placing a different emphasis on truck maintenance. Here's how to prepare your fleet for cooler temperatures.
September 11, 2019
Trimble adds new TMT module for outsourced fleet maintenance
Trimble's new TMT Fleet Maintenance software module is designed to better support the growing trend of outsourced fleet maintenance.
August 27, 2019
Rush Truck Centers launches ‘total service’ support package
The new RushCare Complete offering provides fault code monitoring, access to online parts and two-way communication on repair status.
August 6, 2019
The ‘gig economy’ is growing for fleet maintenance
Maintenance service providers, such as roadside technicians, are able to stay connected to find on-demand work to grow and diversify their businesses.
July 31, 2019
Caterpillar dealers form all-makes truck service network with 90-minute diagnostics
Seven CAT dealers have formed RIG360, an independent truck service centers network, to bring more truck parts and service capabilities to customers.
July 19, 2019
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Extending engine oil drains could be as simple as opening the owner's manual
Depending on engine OEM and duty cycle, recommended drain intervals have skyrocketed by more than 300% over the 25,000 mile benchmark.
Renewable natural gas gaining momentum with fleets
Can fleets escape the ‘last stronghold of dirty trucking’?
Fleets prepare for arrival of electric trucks in 2022
Truck-only miles tax passes Conn.'s legislature, amid road-funds debate
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