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The accompanying video notes that you should take a close look at piston O-rings in the compressor.
Air System Maintenance: Focusing on the Compressor
By Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems
At the heart of a commercial vehicle’s air brake system is its air compressor. Bendix shares troubleshooting tips and how to replace an ESS piston.
Denise Rondini, Aftermarket Editor. 
Better Maintenance Scheduling Leads to Better Service
By Denise Rondini
Staying on top of maintenance not only improves the condition of vehicles, it can lead to improved business.
Fleets need to do a risk-cost-benefit analysis when considering switching from branded to private label parts.
The Private Label Parts Equation
By Denise Rondini
With the growth of all-makes (often referred to as private label or value line) parts programs, fleets have more choices than ever for fulfilling their parts needs. But do these programs offer real choices or just muddy the parts purchasing landscape?
Aftermarket Editor, Denise L. Rondini
Commentary: Managing the Shop
By Denise Rondini
Does the system come before the leadership? Or do you need the leadership and then the system?
Inside the Numbers Driving the Heavy-Duty Trucking Industry
By Staff
There are many ways to tell a story – through words in books and magazines, pictures, videos, song, and more. With the inaugural issue of the HDT Fact Book, we are telling trucking’s story through facts, numbers, statistics, charts, and graphs.

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G392-UniCircle-retread. Two Goodyear Retreads Earn SmartWay Verification The G392S SSD and G394A SST wide-base retread products feature Goodyear’s UniCircle Technology.
Prestone Offers Command Testing Kit for Coolant, DEF Prestone Products Corp. announced it has heavy-duty test kits, test strips and a refractometer for antifreeze/coolant analysis, offering convenience in checking the status of protective fluids.
SKF Offers Extended Warranty on Wheel End Products SKF launched new premium wheel end system extended warranty packages with the SKF Trouble-Free Operation program for trailer OEM and retro fit markets.
Jost Selling Edbro Hydraulic Cylinders Jost International has added Edbro brand hydraulic cylinders to the company’s range of products.
Stemco Launches CentriFuse HD Line of Brake Drums Stemco says its new CentriFuse HD brake drums designed for severe service applications provide up to double the service life of full-cast brake drums.
USEFUL WHITEPAPERS
Purity in DEF Delivery
With the introduction of the latest Environmental Protection Agency emissions levels limits in 2010, diesel engine manufacturers turned to a new technology to clean up nitrogen oxides in the exhaust stream called selective catalytic reduction (SCR).
Reman Parts Gaining More Favor with Truck Operators
Remanufactured components are a smart price-point alternative for fleets of all sizes and vehicles of all ages given the current market economic conditions. Meritor examines this trend in a whitepaper.
Traffic Violations are on the Rise: How Fleets Can Prepare
Fuel, insurance, preventive maintenance and repairs are generally accepted as standard operating costs for fleets. What about vehicle-issued violations, such as parking, toll and photo enforcement tickets?

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