Even minor differences in caliper construction and performance can cause brake pull or lead one brake to drag and overheat.
What a difference six months makes. The last TMC took place in September just as supply chain stranglehold was tightening its grip, and you could feel the frustration in the trucking industry on all sides. This year’s TMC show struck a distinctly more positive note. The press day on Sunday was packed with products and
B2Bendix.com, the e-commerce platform of Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC, has been updated to provide the right parts quickly and easily, the company noted during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week. Several B2Bendix.com improvements are aimed at minimizing the time it takes to get the right repair information or locate the correct part. Bendix has also made
When it comes to truck maintenance, choosing the right replacement part is an all-important step. But in the crowded commercial vehicle aftermarket, making that choice can be confusing, especially when selecting remanufactured and rebuilt components. And the wrong choice comes with the risk of part failure, as well as damage that can more than eliminate
The commercial vehicle aftermarket is a crowded place, and the arena of remanufactured and rebuilt parts in particular can be confusing. Put the wrong replacement component on your truck, and you can risk not just part failure, but also damage that would more than wipe out any savings from going with the lowest-cost option. And
A dashboard warning light can send a simple and clear message: Something on your truck needs to be checked. But on today’s complex vehicles – and particularly when it comes to their increasingly interconnected safety systems – knowing exactly how and what to check can mean the difference between hours and days of costly downtime.This
International Truck pulled the sheet off of its new International MV Series. The OEM noted that the new MV Series was designed for increased maneuverability, visibility and safety. An aerodynamic hood and breakaway mirrors provide increased visibility for drivers and the restyled bumper and black, molded-in-color grille with optional chrome surround deliver attention grabbing looks.
Bendix has announced a new AD-HFi air dryer that the company says features the same design of the previous AD-HF dryer, but incorporates a solenoid-operated valve that replaces the traditional mechanical governor. The new Bendix AD-HFi air dryer aims to deliver three key demands—more dry air for the systems today’s trucks depend on; improved energy
Over the decade that was the 2010s, one of the most exciting and fastest-growing areas of the trucking industry was the rise of advanced driver assistance systems, which may have started out as the stuff of science fiction but soon became a reality: a truck that, if the circumstances are right, can stop itself to
Bendix announced the release of its fifth-generation SafetyDirect Processor (SDP5 Full) on the Volvo VNL, VNR, and VHD models. The SDP5 Full processor, delivering new capabilities for the online SafetyDirect platform by Bendix, enables features such as a digital video recorder (DVR) that continuously records up to 145 hours of streaming video from Bendix’s forward-facing
Proper tire pressure matters so much. With National Tire Safety Week 2021 coming up, the following tips from Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems remind fleets and owner-operators across North America just how big an impact the air in your tires has on how much fuel you burn, how much downtime you risk and the effectiveness of
This Tech Tip, provided by Bendix, series addresses actions that fleets and owner-operators can take to protect that investment and extend the life of their air disc brake (ADB) pads and rotors. “The more people realize the benefits of air disc brakes, the more we want to help them maximize ADB advantages over the life