- June 27, 2017
As fall approaches and the weather starts turning cooler, you may encounter problems with your truck’s starting-charging system. That’s because cold weather increases strain on the system, bringing out any weaknesses that may have developed during the blistering heat of summer.
- May 18, 2017
Despite changes in technology, brake drums are still the most popular choice for delivering reliable stopping power for heavy-duty trucks. One of the major reasons is that drum brakes are less expensive than disc brakes and can last longer, especially if you’re using newer drum brakes that are equipped with more effective friction materials.
- April 18, 2017
Regular maintenance of a truck’s engine and tires is a simple way to boost fuel economy. Properly maintaining and using a vehicle’s HVAC system also can have a positive effect on fuel consumption.
- March 14, 2017
It starts out as an annoying squeal every time you slow down or stop. And left unchecked, it can morph into a nasty grinding sound or sensation. What is it? A worn brake lining begging to be replaced. But before you automatically opt for a basic reline, make sure you know what you’re choosing – and that it’s really the right option for your truck.