Have Maintenance Expertise, Will Travel

Some of the most well-known members of ATA's Technology and Maintenance Council have become limited-time executives, spreading their expertise over a number of smaller truck fleets as they spend time with each client to help them get the most out of their maintenance operations


Are You Greasing Right?

The best grease in the world won't do the job if it doesn't get to where it's needed. That's why it's important to train technicians on proper greasing procedures


Don't Take Grease for Granted

Grease has been called the "Rodney Dangerfield of lubricants." The late comedian was often known to lament, "I just don't get no respect." Likewise, grease is often an afterthought when it comes to truck maintenance


Eliminating Contaminants from Truck and Trailer Air Systems

A heavy truck's air system is a basic and important set of components that should be spec'd correctly and then maintained properly.


Tire Report: Balancing Act - Why Balance Just Tires?

Try starting a discussion about balancing truck wheels


Filtering Out The Facts

One of the methods all diesel engine manufacturers have adopted to reduce emissions - especially particulate


Lead Weights On The Way Out

An estimated 2,000 tons of lead tire weights are lost from vehicles each year


Wheel-Ends: Torque your nuts

Attaching wheels to a truck hub is serious business. Yet it's not uncommon to see some big bruiser of a mechanic, one foot against the bottom of the tire, whaling away with a 1-inch-drive impact gun driving the wheel nuts home


Tire Report: Wheel-End Problems -- Beyond the Obvious

We focus on tires here, mostly, but wheels and hubs, and the other gear that attaches tires to trucks, deserve attention too. Wheel-ends function as a system:


CSA 2010: Maintenance Musts

Vehicle maintenance is one of the top areas where fleets are at risk under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's new CSA 2010 program


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