Maintenance

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International Backs A26 Engine With Uptime Commitment

International has launched the A26 Customer Uptime Assurance Program, backing the recently launched A26 12.4L engine with the promise of reimbursement for extended downtime.

Products

Swivel Gripper Helps Remove Oil Filters

The Lisle Corporation Truck Swivel Gripper is a filter wrench that is texture coated to prevent slipping while removing truck oil filters.

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Love's Adds Oil Changes to Tire Care Facilities

Love’s Truck Tire Care has made diesel engine motor oil changes available at more than 130 locations.

The new TMT predictive maintenance system uses the PeopleNet Mobile Gateway. Photo: PeopleNet

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Data Fuels TMW's Predictive Maintenance Software

TMT's new Predict.Fault Code is a maintenance application designed to predict engine and aftertreatment component failures up to three days in advance. HDT's Jim Beach digs deeper with this report from the TMW/PeopleNet user conference.

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TMW Introduces TMT Predictive Maintenance Software

TMW Systems introduced a predictive maintenance application, TMT Predict.Fault Code, that helps fleets anticipate and address potential vehicle breakdowns and other unscheduled service needs before they occur.

A jury has awarded $30.8 million to Milan Supply Chain Solutions in its suit against Navistar Inc. Photo courtesy Milan Supply Chain Solutions

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Navistar Hit With $30.8 Million Judgment in ProStar/MaxxForce Lawsuit

Navistar Inc. disputes allegations that it didn’t thoroughly test its MaxxForce EGR engines – allegations that surfaced in a lawsuit where a jury last week awarded $30.8 million in damages – including testimony about the engine program by former executive Jim Hebe that the company "did not test s**t".

Guayule is a shrub that grows in the Southwest and produces a rubber that can be used in tires.

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Research Shows Promise for New Source of Rubber for Tires

It’s possible you could see truck tires in the future made from rubber from a domestic plant rather than the traditional rubber tree, as a five-year study led by Cooper Tire & Rubber showed good results for passenger tires.

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News

Zonar V3 Features Cummins Connected Diagnostics

Cummins Connected Diagnostics is now available to customers using Zonar’s smart fleet management solution, offering critical information on engine maintenance and repair.

Products

Stertil-Koni Lift Boasts 132,000-Pound Capacity

Stertil-Koni’s ST 4600 is a four-post lift with designed for high-capacity lifting and suited to vehicles with low-ground clearance.

Products

Freedom X Inverters Offer More Surge Power and Precision

Xantrex’s Freedom X is a sine wane inverter line designed to bring more surge power and precise electrical power in a more durable package.

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USEFUL WHITEPAPERS
The Process of Turning Maintenance Data Into Actionable Information
Maintenance providers can help fleets gather crucial maintenance data and integrate it into the entire data stream to create intelligence that will improve operations.
Holistic Insight: The Benefits of Diagnosing the Entire Vehicle
Nearly 60% of commercial vehicles still have active faults when they leave the shop, due in part to not diagnosing the entire vehicle. Learn how fleets can reduce repair times, minimize comebacks, and improve profits by using advanced diagnostic and repair software.
How to Prevent the #1 Diesel Fuel Contaminant from Harming Your Fleet's Engines
Believe it or not, water is the number 1 contaminant in diesel fuel, and causes problems for fleets like decreased efficiency, lower MPG and increased expenses. Read more to learn how to mitigate the effects of water contamination to keep your diesel fleet healthy.
The True Costs of Outsourced Maintenance & How to Compare Vendors
The most inexpensive vendor isn’t always the one with the lowest bill rate. There are a number of cost factors that fleets need to consider when choosing an outsourced maintenance provider.
How to Set Up a Maintenance Pilot Program and Why It Matters
A pilot program helps you work out any kinks that arise, smooth them out, and move onto a larger-scale implementation, maybe even a full implementation, reaping efficiency and cost savings at a larger scale.
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