Maintenance

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October 29, 2015

Purcell Relocates Albuquerque Tire Service Center to New Facility

The Purcell Tire and Service Center in Albuquerque, N.M., has moved its location to a new larger facility to provide its staff with additional space to accommodate customers.

October 17, 2015

Kenworth Lists New Products, Services, Won’t Exhibit at MATS 2016

PHILADELPHIA -- Lighter sleepers to serve more segments; PremierCare Gold to speed diagnostics and repairs at certified dealers.

September 29, 2015

Why Proper Fifth Wheel Maintenance is Important

Proper fifth wheel maintenance is important to ensure the tractor and trailer stay together.

September 15, 2015

PeopleNet Announces New Integrations

PeopleNet announced new Road Call integration features between its fleet management system and TMW’s TNT Fleet Maintenance software that automates the way drivers alert fleet managers and maintenance personnel of breakdowns.

September 14, 2015

CoolCheck 2 Tests for Coolant Health

Spectro Scientific’s CoolCheck 2 Coolant Analyzer is designed to automatically test coolant systems and diesel exhaust fluid.

August 10, 2015

Volvo, Mack Offer Pre-Paid Maintenance Plans

Volvo and Mack are offering pre-paid preventative maintenance plans as an option for fleets looking to reduce operating costs.

April 21, 2015

NationaLease/Decisiv Deal Aims to Improve Uptime

NationaLease announced an agreement with Decisiv to provide its customers with fleet tracking and reporting capabilities. The maintenance platform will be called NationaLease Fleet 20/20.

February 26, 2015

Rapid Check Speeds Up Diagnostic Process

Peterbilt launched the Rapid Check service program to provide diagnostics and an estimate of repairs in two hours or less.

February 24, 2015

5 Ways to Improve Shop Productivity

Every minute a truck is in the shop is a minute it’s not on the road making money. And while there is no way to eliminate all visits to the shop, improving shop efficiency will get trucks in and out faster.

January 29, 2015

A Look Into the Truck Parts Aftermarket

Before you can talk about what’s occurring in the truck parts aftermarket, you need to first look at what happened with new truck sales in prior years. For instance, while the number of medium-duty trucks has stayed the same since 1994, the number of Class 8 trucks has nearly doubled in that time.

January 28, 2015

HD PowerSmoke Tester Helps Find Air, Exhaust Leaks

White vapor puffs out wherever there’s a leak and is plainly visible in the yellowish beam of a strong halogen light wielded by the technician. The device is for heavy duty diesels.

January 15, 2015

Absorbent Rug Designed for Maintenance Areas

Oil Eater’s Tuff Rug is an absorbent pad for use in high traffic areas and designed to be tough enough for use in maintenance departments, forklift aisles, oil change pits and walkways.

January 9, 2015

Fleet Enterprises to Expand Trailer Maintenance

A Midwest/Northeast mobile maintenance and repair company is turning to independent contractors to help it expand its trailer maintenance offerings.

January 7, 2015

Arrow Logger Simplifies Brake Adjustment

The new Arrow Logger from Spectra Products works together with the company's Brake Safe visual brake-stroke indicator to improve and simplify brake-adjustment inspection.

December 29, 2014

Con-way Truckload's Strategies for Success

When you have 2,600 trucks and nearly 3,000 professional drivers on the road you need to make sure that not only are your clients’ products making it to their destination on time, but that they are also making it there safely.

December 18, 2014

Air System Maintenance: Focusing on the Compressor

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.

November 24, 2014

Better Maintenance Scheduling Leads to Better Service

Staying on top of maintenance not only improves the condition of vehicles, it can lead to improved business.

November 3, 2014

The Private Label Parts Equation

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?

November 3, 2014

TMC to Focus on Future of Fuel at Annual Meeting

The Technology & Maintenance Council announced a “Fueling the Future” theme for its 2015 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition, taking place in Nashville, Tenn.

November 3, 2014

Betts Truck Parts Brings Advanced Support to Customers

Betts Truck Parts & Service announced that it would be providing advanced drivetrain product support by making its drivetrain products manager available to customers.

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