Charge Air Coolers - Improve Your Fuel Economy
Charge air coolers are an important variable to consider when completing your Parts Manager (PM) tasks and looking for ways to save money with improved fuel efficiency. Road Choice® has recently launched a full line of charge air coolers that fit many all-makes heavy-duty Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) including: Mack, Volvo, International, Peterbilt, Freightliner and Kenworth.
As your truck is operating, the charge air cooler is subject to more abuse due to vibration, improper installation and general wear and tear of the product. Heat stress during the summer months, turbo charger failures and chemical corrosion due to road application chemicals in winter months will have an adverse effect on the integrity and performance of the charge air cooler. Add the basic acceptable level of charge air cooler leaks and fuel economy reduction could be affected by up to 40%.
Do your part to prevent this fuel economy loss by:
- Keeping your charge air cooler clean and checking for visible cracks
- Repairing small issues that can lead to costly repair, and visiting your local repair shop to avoid the larger repair.
- If your charge air cooler needs to be replaced, Road Choice has a full line of Charge Air Coolers (CAC). Click here to see our charge air cooler product offerings.