Dana Incorporated, Author at Fleet Equipment Magazine
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Maximize Uptime with Next-Day Shipment of CV Driveshafts

When a commercial vehicle is down with a damaged or failed driveshaft, you want to calculate the loss of profits and productivity in hours—not days or weeks. While preventative maintenance and being alert to warning signs can help avoid driveline-related emergencies, even the toughest driveshafts can eventually fail due to harsh operating conditions and severe

Long Live the King Pin—With Maintenance and Proper Repair

A “king pin” may be defined as “a thing essential to the success of an operation,” so it’s no surprise that the steer axle king pin in a commercial vehicle is a supremely significant part. Proper maintenance is the key to prolonging the life of the crucial king pin, but no part lasts forever. When

High-Quality Aftermarket Axle Carriers Help Avoid Downtime

The quality of a commercial vehicle’s axle carriers can mean the difference between reliable performance and roadside breakdown. When part failure occurs, ensure that proper time is taken to ask questions and investigate the true cause. If it turns out that an axle carrier needs to be replaced, choose parts that are original equipment-quality to

Preassembled Kits Offer an Efficient Driveline Rebuild

To keep your business moving forward, you need to be able to service or rebuild commercial vehicle drivelines as efficiently as possible. Choose a preassembled kit for your next rebuild, and stop wasting time and money ordering and stocking individual parts. From shipping the goods we want across the country, to delivering food, to public

Your truck is out of warranty—now what?

There comes a day in every truck’s life when the warranty runs its course and it’s out on the road, on its own. As a fleet manager who has to balance load and delivery demands, the last thing you need to worry about is whether your truck will make it to its final mile. Drivetrain

Upgraded Diffs Mean Improved Handling and Efficiency

Drivers of commercial vehicles may become frustrated by frequent incidents of poor traction and a sense of instability during turns. A limited-slip differential with automatic traction engagement can solve these problems, delivering improved vehicle handling by limiting wheel-slip rather than fully locking.

Successful truck operation depends on driveline service details

It seems like a little thing. A bit of increased vibration in your truck’s driveline. You’ve had some driver complaints in the past, but they were minor—small in the grand scheme of things. Until that small problem grew into a large driveline service issue and put your truck on the side of the road. Downtime