Wix Filters, Author at Fleet Equipment Magazine
How diesel engine filtration impacts fuel economy

Every fleet is feeling pain at the diesel pumps. As fuel prices continue to pummel bottom lines, the way to eke out even more fuel efficiency is to focus down on the details–nitty-gritty maintenance practices and component selections that will boost profitability. So let’s take a look at proper diesel engine oil maintenance practices that

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Don’t guess diesel engine air filter useful life—know it with Senzit

Trucks operate in harsh conditions—ragged roads, dusty trails, and long stretches of highway through untamed elements. The diesel engine filtration system—air, oil, fuel—is the first line of engine defense from unwanted contaminants. They work hard so that your equipment can work harder, and it’s imperative that you keep a close eye on engine filtration if

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Do this, not that, during diesel engine fuel filter maintenance

Diesel fuel has grabbed fleet managers’ attention. As diesel prices spike, it’s important to keep a close watch on your fuel filters to ensure your trucks’ diesel engines are operating as efficiently as possible. Though it can seem straight forward (check the fuel filter, got it), fuel filtration maintenance gets … tricky. “Fuel filtration is

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How diesel engine oil analysis works (and why you need to be doing it)

Today’s diesel engine oil isn’t your grandfather’s old engine oil. Several years back, a pair of new API diesel engine categories entered the market–CK-4 and FA-4. Both aimed to lower oil viscosity and boost fuel economy, while still providing the much needed engine protection. CK-4 replaced CJ-4 as the go-to fill for most engine manufacturers,

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Diesel engine air filtration maintenance tips

Heavy-duty truck filtration is easy to take for granted. Hard-working filters keep engine and cab air clean, allowing both the driver and the diesel powerhouse to breathe deep. While filters become more efficient overtime, they reach a tipping point when they need some truck maintenance TLC. “If you ignore the diesel engine air filter long

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Why You Shouldn’t Forget about Fuel Filters

Every fleet revolves around routine maintenance. Without it, not only do costs increase, but you lose out on some of your most valuable resources: time and trust. There’s no doubt that routine tasks like oil and tire changes are on maintenance to-do lists. But in many cases, one critical component is left forgotten – until