TRANSMISSION REPAIRThe transmission is one of the main and most important components of your truck. You should take regular care of it, just like the brakes or steering. The best way to ensure a quality commercial truck transmission repair is to use the services of a professional mechanic. Here are a few reasons why:
3 SIGNS YOUR TRUCK NEEDS ALTERNATOR REPAIRWhen the alternator fails, there is nothing to recharge the battery or provide power to the ignition system, and then the truck will eventually stall, leaving the driver stranded on the road.
4 WAYS TO SERVICE TRUCK BATTERIESRegular maintenance is essential for any vehicle, and even more so for commercial trucks. Although it is a vital part of the truck, many people tend to neglect battery maintenance. This neglect of maintenance shortens the life of the alternator and starter. Nevertheless, the battery can remain strong for a long time if you follow simple maintenance tips such as those listed below:
Brake Safety Preparation Tips for Truck DriversBrake safety is vital to staying safe on the road and avoiding fines and large repair bills. According to research and analysis published by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), brake problems are a major contributor to accidents involving large trucks in the United States.
Why is Cargo Securing so Important? And How Does it Work?Any truck mechanic knows that in addition to making sure the truck is in good working order, securing the load/cargo should be a priority. Fleet managers and trucking/delivery companies are responsible for making sure that any cargo carried by their trucks is delivered safely, efficiently, and without damage.
Check Engine Light: What it really means?You are driving alone when suddenly the orange "check engine" warning light on the dashboard comes on. What could have happened? Most car owners don't quite know what's going on when they see this warning light.
What is a semi-truck engine overhaul?A typical overhaul means giving the engine a new lease on life. Although most engines stand the test of time through proper care and maintenance, wear and tear inevitably accumulates after years of use.
Why the choice of coolant is important for an engine? Part 2.Engine coolants in older trucks consisted mostly of brass, rubber parts, and cast iron, and they were all pretty much the same. Now truck cooling systems use parts made up of copper, silicon, nylon, steel, magnesium, and aluminum alloys.
Why the choice of coolant is important for an engine? Part 1.Most drivers don't think about engine coolant. It's just another fluid to check during an oil change. Engine coolant has three important functions: it lowers the freezing point of the cooling system in winter, raises the boiling point in summer, and protects the engine and cooling system from rust and corrosion throughout the year.
LET'S SEE WHAT MODERN EGR SYSTEM CONSISTS OFExhaust Gas Recirculation systems are used to recirculate metered quantities of exhaust gas into the engine intake system to reduce fuel consumption, NOx emmisions, and improve fuel consumption. Let's find out what this systems consist of and how they work.