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Accuride Launches Installation and Maintenance Video Series

June 07, 2016

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Image: Screenshot from Accuride YouTube Channel
Image: Screenshot from Accuride YouTube Channel

Accuride has launched a new series of how-to videos to help fleet maintenance technicians properly install and service the company’s steel and aluminum wheels and Gunite-brand brake drums.

The videos use animation, technical diagrams and step-by-step instructions to walk the viewer through correct procedures for installing and maintaining these components.

Accuride customers can access the videos on Accuride’s website, mobile app and YouTube channel.

Accuride’s new service video series includes:

  • Accuride Wheel Service Video – Gives customers thorough instructions for wheel installation and maintenance.  The video covers single-piece rims and wheels and includes safe, effective steps for performing wheel removal by hand and machine, complete visual inspection, wheel end cleaning and preparation, tubeless tire installation and proper mounting of the tire/wheel assembly. Following these steps will ensure dependable performance and maintain service life of the wheels.
  • Gunite Brake Drum Service Video – Provides proper installation, inspection and maintenance procedures for genuine Gunite brake drums to maximize their service life and ensure safe, reliable brake system performance in daily over-the-road use.  The video demonstrates how to establish a periodic brake drum maintenance program that will help users recognize common symptoms and make necessary corrections to restore balanced braking performance. 
  • Gunite Automatic Slack Adjuster Service Video – Provides users with all the information needed to properly install, remove, inspect, adjust and maintain the genuine Gunite Automatic Slack Adjusters on their vehicle.  Following the step-by-step procedures in this service video will enable users to obtain optimum performance from their Gunite ASAs.

Accuride is a supplier of components for the North American and European commercial vehicle industries.

For more information on the company’s range of steel and aluminum wheels and Gunite brake drums and automatic slack adjusters, click here.

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