Preventive Maintenance

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February 13, 2018

What You Should Know About Aftertreatment System Maintenance

We appear to be learning from our mistakes in aftertreatment system maintenance, but we still have a way to go before we’re at peace with the things.

February 8, 2018

Cummins Offers Real-Time Filtration Monitoring

Cummins Filtration has announced FleetguardFit, a real-time filtration monitoring system that provides customers full visibility to filter and oil life through the use of intelligent sensing and advanced data analytics.

January 29, 2018

How Fleets Are Looking to Outsource Maintenance and Repairs

Fleets say they want to outsource more of their maintenance and repair, but continue to do much of it in-house as they try to find service providers that can meet their needs.

January 25, 2018

Tool Measures Brake Wear without Removing the Wheel

Hendrickson Trailer Commercial Vehicle Systems debuted its air disc brake wear indicator tool at the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week event in Las Vegas.

January 4, 2018

Preparation the Key to Handling Winter Weather

While most of the impact of a winter storm will directly affect drivers, many of the disruptions can be prevented by a well-maintained and prepared fleet.

December 20, 2017

7 Mistakes to Avoid for Smooth Roadside Repairs

Even with the greatest preventive maintenance programs, you still are going to have some failures.Yet not all fleets do a good job of managing the breakdown process. Here’s a look at common mistakes fleets make when it comes to emergency roadside service.

December 4, 2017

TMT Fleet Maintenance Available on Geotab Marketplace

TMW Systems has made the TMT Fleet Maintenance software add-in available on the Geotab marketplace, designed to meet the maintenance needs and challenges of heavy-duty vehicle fleets.

October 26, 2017

Are Your Tires up to the Job?

Tires look alike, but the wrong tire doing the wrong job can be a productivity killer for fleets. Tracking tires and matching them for the task at hand takes constant patience and vigilance.

September 29, 2017

Alignment and Balancing: Hassle, or Worth the Hustle?

There are three strong arguments in favor of a good tire alignment and balancing program, experts say: Fuel, tread life, and drivers.

August 22, 2017

Why You Should Pay Attention to Trailer Alignment

Proper trailer axle/wheel alignment is critical to maximizing tire life, and it's only become more important with the use of wide-base single tires on trailers for fuel economy and weight savings.

August 17, 2017

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.

August 16, 2017

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.

August 15, 2017

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.

August 15, 2017

TMW Updates Billing, Planning, Business Tools

TMW Systems announced several updated fleet software tools for managing billing, load planning, and business at the in.sight. User Conference + Expo hosted by PeopleNet and TMW in Nashville, Tennessee.

July 7, 2017

Ryder Offers Preventive Maintenance for Pre-Owned Vehicles

Ryder System has launched a preventive maintenance program available for its pre-owned vehicle purchases.

May 26, 2017

Inframe Engine Kit Designed for Navistar DT466 EGR

Reliance Power Parts’ inframe engine kits and service components are designed for the Navistar DT466 EGR engines used in medium-duty trucks.

April 21, 2017

Coolant Confusion Crisis

Many fleet managers today have no idea what coolants are in their trucks — or even what coolants are supposed to be in them. Here’s how suppliers are working to correct that problem.

March 21, 2017

The Case for Fuel Filtration

Fuel filters are your engine’s first and last line of defense against expensive damage from water and particles of debris that are found in diesel fuel.

February 17, 2017

The Quest for Uptime

We’re doing a better job at keeping trucks out of the shop and out on the road earning money, but it’s been a long, steep learning curve. These fleets find the key to increasing uptime is to make the most of their downtime.

January 20, 2017

Is Your Electrical Maintenance Doing the Job?

Electrical problems will bring a truck to its knees, no matter how humble the source of the problem. Prevention begins with proper maintenance.

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