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Cooling Systems

January 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive

Maintaining Antifreeze/Coolant Will Help You Survive Extreme Winter Cold

Improper maintenance of a heavy duty coolant system can create cavitation pitting. If engine metals lack proper protection, the damage can affect the entire coolant system and engine operation.

By Colin Dilley, Prestone Technology Center

The wrath of winter’s impact on heavy-duty diesel engines across North America has been thoroughly tested so far this year. For many of those stranded during the winter cold snap, it was decisions made about what to do (or what not to do) with their antifreeze/coolant systems that may have sealed their fate.

Tags: Maintenance, Prestone, Coolant, Antifreeze, Cooling Systems

May 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive

How Much Do You Know About Heavy-Duty Coolants?

The antifreeze/cooling system for a heavy duty engine must be maintained for the entire system to operate at optimum efficiency. Each component within the system relies on the other components for peak operation and performance.

By Colin Dilley, Prestone

n the emerging days of the heavy-duty industry, as liquid-cooled engines were being developed and heaters were added to allow winter driving, finding the right coolant could be as easy as taking a trip to your pantry. Coolant is a lot more complex today, and the more you know about it, the better you can help your customers.

Tags: Maintenance, Aftermarket, Prestone, Coolant, Cooling Systems

September 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Cool It!

By Jim Park, Equipment Editor

Ask not what your cooling system can do for you, but what you must do for your cooling system.

Tags: EGR, Cooling Systems

October 2007, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Coolant Clues

By Deborah Lockridge

Think about adding high-level coolant analysis to your fleet's cooling system maintenance program.

Tags: Coolant, Cooling Systems

October 2006, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Cool Questions

By Deborah Lockridge, Senior Editor

With both winter and the 2007 engines on the horizon, it's a good time to think about what's in your cooling system.

Tags: EGR, winterization, Coolant, Cooling Systems

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