Hino Recalls 2018-2019 Trucks for Valve Train Nuts

Hino Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. is recalling an estimated 45 2018 to 2019 NE8J, NJ8J, and NV8J trucks because the screw lock nuts that secure the engine's valve train may not have been properly tightened during manufacturing, and could potentially loosen within the engine and damage it.

Hendrickson added new training videos to its online portal Image: Hendrickson


Hendrickson Adds Brake Maintenance Videos to Online Training Portal

Hendrickson Trailer Commercial Vehicle Systems has added more air disc brake maintenance training videos to its online training portal,

ACOFAS is offering training for technicians on DOT vehicle inspection compliance. Photo: Evan Lockridge


ACOFAS Presentation to Teach Technicians About DOT Inspections

ACOFAS is offering a presentation demonstrating and educating technicians on how to properly inspect a vehicle.

Ever since automatic brake adjusters (ABA, also called automatic slack adjusters) were first required by law in 1994, many drivers and surprisingly, brake technicians, still respond to an over-stroking S-cam brake by manually readjusting the device rather than determining the root cause of the problem. Photo: Jim Park


TMC Developing S-Cam Brake Troubleshooting Guide

Work is underway on a long-overdue TMC Recommended Practices document addressing excessive applied stroke in S-cam brakes – a problem too often incorrectly addressed by adjusting the automatic brake slack adjuster.

Valvoline's Premium Blue One Solution 9200 engine oil is approved for use in natural gas, diesel, and gasoline engines. Image: Valvoline


Valvoline Offers Oil for Natural Gas, Diesel, and Gasoline Engines

Valvoline says its new Premium Blue One Solution 9200 is the first engine oil approved for use in natural gas, diesel, and gasoline engines.

Shane Gilliam senior vice president of sales at Noregon giving the company's presentation at the TMC Annual Meeting. Photo: Jim Park


Noregon Updates JPro Professional, Adds Educational Module

Noregon has issued a major update for its in-shop diagnostic and repair solution, JPro Professional 2018 v1.

Remote Programming allows Volvo customers to perform over-the-air powertrain software and parameter updates anywhere in the U.S. and Canada where a cellular connection is available. Photo: Volvo Trucks


Volvo Announces Remote Powertrain Programming Capabilities

Volvo customers can now remotely update powertrain configurations on select engine and truck models.

Mack Over The Air is a new addition to Mack Truck’s telematics suite that enables remote powertrain software updates. Photo: Mack


Mack Announces Over The Air Remote Powertrain Updates

Mack Over The Air is a new addition to Mack Truck’s telematics suite that enables remote powertrain software updates.


Navistar Expands Fleetrite with Radiator and Surge Tank Program

Navistar announced that Fleetrite has launched a comprehensive all-makes radiator and surge tank program, expanding the portfolio of its private label parts business.

Pulse brings not only controls and detects real-time status of vital trailer systems but also alerts drivers and fleet managers via wireless communications. Photos: Peterson


Peterson Introduces Pulse Intelligent Trailer System

Peterson wants to make fleet trailers as smart as today’s technology-rich tractors, and it has introduced the PetersonPulse intelligent trailer system, bringing CAN-bus technology and telematics capability to trailers.


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