Ten things you need to know about your trucks’ coolant
FE surveyed coolant experts around the industry about the most important things fleets should know when it comes to their coolant. Below is a brief guide to your trucks’ coolant, in the form of 10 of their most important coolant tips. First things first: know what kind of coolant your truck OEM recommends, and what
Keep the summer sun from overheating your engines
Say your driver is out on the road and notices something wrong—liquid is leaking from the engine area. The driver suspects a coolant leak, but how can he or she know for sure? It’s an important question. Coolant leaks are serious business. “Coolant leaks can be very damaging, as they reduce the coolant level, lower
More facts you need to know about today’s coolants
The chemistry of today’s coolants is fairly complex, and it’s capable of more than you might think.
Think there’s nothing new to know about trucking coolants? Think again
It’s easy to get caught up in the latest head-spinning equipment advances and overlook the fact that the truck is a complex system. When one component evolves, its operation changes; those changes impact tried-and-true components like coolant mixtures more than you might think.
Do you know what coolant is required in your engines?
Cooling systems can be a major culprit in causing catastrophic engine failures. Ensuring that your engines are running at optimum temperature to be as efficient as possible starts with filling with the proper coolant. Today, most fleets are running some sort of extended life coolant (ELC), but the chemistry of ELCs can vary wildly. That