Heavy Duty Truck Parts - Service and Repair
Tractors and trailers: How does suspension maintenance differ?

Proper tractor and trailer suspension inspection is more a question of your team’s focus.

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Avoid the trucking service communication breakdown

How you can help your service provider be more productive—and boost your bottom line in the process.

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How dealership programs can improve truck service

Dealers are well aware of fleets’ need for efficient service, and many of them make use of programs that prioritize this.

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Larson Electronics touts surface-mount UV lights’ ability to disinfect surfaces from Coronavirus

Larson Electronics says its line of surface mount UVC lights are specifically designed to disinfect busy environments and facilities from viruses like the COVID-19 Coronavirus without contact. The company says these units can be permanently installed on surfaces or ceilings (depending on the model) and serve as a sanitation area for devices and equipment. The

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Larson Electronics highlights handheld UVC lamps designed to sanitize surfaces from Coronavirus

Larson Electronics has announced its handheld UVC fluorescent lamps are designed to sanitize and disinfect a wide range of surfaces, such as work stations, equipment, tables, machines, keypads, computers and more, from coronavirus. The company says UVC lights can kill up to 99% of harmful bacteria and viruses, including the COVID-19. It can do this

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How used oil analysis can help make the most of your proactive maintenance program

A proactive maintenance program can help owners and operators prevent breakdowns and costly unplanned downtime. For fleets looking to identify potential mechanical failure before it becomes too serious or expensive to repair, used oil analysis is a vital tool. Three steps to used oil analysis Lubricants are the lifeblood of an engine. Used oil analysis

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Decisiv and TICO launch TICO Edge

Decisiv, Inc. and TICO have introduced the TICO Edge system, a cloud-based platform that allows the manufacturer’s dealer network, customers and the TICO Uptime Center to communicate and collaborate with real-time visibility into individual repair events. TICO Edge breaks the chain of inefficiencies when a terminal tractor goes down in an outdated service process and

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BodyShop Business, WIN to hold event addressing the technician shortage

Fleet Equipment‘s sister publication, BodyShop Business, is inviting the entire collision industry to attend an event sponsored by the Women’s Industry Network (WIN): “2020 Research Results, Collision Repair Hiring Trends and Opportunities.” The event will be held Wednesday, March 11 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Babcox Media, 3550 Embassy Parkway, Fairlawn, Ohio (15

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When the truck service problem is that you don’t know what the problem is

“There’s something wrong with this truck.” That’s the driver’s complaint, but the real problem is that there’s nothing wrong with the truck, according to the diagnostics. No fault codes, no dash lights, nothing. The driver can describe the symptoms, but now your tech has to hunt for the cause of the problem before she can

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Battery maintenance: Know your warranty

What do you do when your dealer refuses to warranty batteries because their pocket electronic tester says the batteries are good?

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Decisiv launches service relationship management marketplace

Decisiv, Inc., during the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition, launched the Decisiv Marketplace, a new resource that combines the capabilities of the SRM platform with SRM Ecosystem partner solutions and services. “The new Decisiv Marketplace will continue to build on the connectivity that is at the foundation of the

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Noregon to release NextStep Repair, major update for JPRO Professional

Noregon is preparing to release NextStep Repair, an interactive resource of step-by-step repair instructions and guidance for all engine makes and models. Additionally, the company says the first major update of 2020 for its advanced in-shop diagnostic and repair solution, JPRO Professional, will soon be available. Noregon says NextStep Repair improves technician efficiency by helping

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