Maintenance en Gabriel HD video explains how to prolong tire life <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Gabriel reminds its customers to change their shocks when installing new tires. The engineers at <a href="" target="_blank">Gabriel HD</a> have released a video on the subject that can be viewed on <a href="" target="_blank">The Original Gabriel</a>.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Maintenance Equipment News Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:29:00 +0000 214351 at Redline unveils Air Brake NanoLeak Finder <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Redline Detection unveiled the Air Brake NanoLeak Finder, a technological innovation that pinpoints leaks in air brake, air suspension and air-powered accessory systems. The new equipment was at the ConExpo – CON/AGG Show in Las Vegas.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Maintenance Equipment News Tue, 14 Mar 2017 14:10:00 +0000 213871 at CVSA 2017 roadcheck set for June 6-8; emphasis to be on cargo securement <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's (CVSA) 30th annual International Roadcheck will take place June 6-8, 2017, and a "special emphasis" this year will be placed on cargo securement violations.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Maintenance Equipment News Mon, 13 Mar 2017 15:31:00 +0000 213771 at Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) New CV inspection, preventive maintenance videos from Monroe <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">Tenneco&rsquo;s Monroe Commercial Vehicle</a> brand&rsquo;s technical resource center has recently produced two videos to reach thousands of commercial vehicle service technicians and fleet managers.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Maintenance Fleet Management News Tue, 07 Mar 2017 14:26:00 +0000 213471 at Stemco launches QwikTie tie rod assembly <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Stemco introduced the <a href="" target="_blank">QwikTie tie rod assembly</a>. The QwikTie rod assembly fits more than 80 percent of the straight tie rod lengths and styles in the market, greatly reducing the number of parts dealers need to stock and shortening downtime for fleets if the style or size they need isn&rsquo;t in stock, the company said.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Maintenance Equipment News Tue, 07 Mar 2017 13:37:00 +0000 213431 at Technology and Maintenance <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Technology &amp; Maintenance Council sure lived up to its name during its recent spring meeting in Nashville.</p> <p>Between new product and services announcements, task force meetings, technical sessions and other presentations, there was lots of talk about the link between technology and maintenance.</p> <p>Technology can be a great tool in your vehicle maintenance efforts but it&rsquo;s not a silver bullet. &nbsp;It allows you to have access to more information than ever before and provides transparency into maintenance and repair events.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Maintenance Fleet Management Mon, 06 Mar 2017 13:13:00 +0000 213301 at Purkeys Liftgate Double Check tests the 7-way <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Purkeys announced it has developed a product for technicians to check cords and trucks to make sure they are capable of delivering enough power to the liftgate charging system.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">Purkeys Liftgate Double Check</a> (LDC) is capable of testing the 7-way and the truck while current, or a load, is flowing through the system, the company noted. This gives technicians the ability to determine how much voltage drop is occurring, which is used to determine if the liftgate charging system is getting adequate power.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Maintenance Equipment News Thu, 02 Mar 2017 14:25:00 +0000 213081 at ATRO launches <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">ATRO Polyurethane&bull;Solutions</a> announced a new micro-site designed to help heavy-duty truck mechanics, fleet owners and parts distributors identify and confirm the proper replacement torque rods and bushings.</p> <p>The Torque Rod Finder, designed by ATRO, is available at <a href="" target="_blank"></a>. According to the company, customers can identify and select the proper parts from a database of torque rods.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Maintenance News Thu, 02 Mar 2017 14:18:00 +0000 213061 at Rush Enterprises names vice president, service operations <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">Rush Enterprises</a> announced it has appointed Victor Cummings as vice president of service operations. In this role, Cummings will be responsible for leading the company&rsquo;s Service, Collision Center, RushCare and Telematics/Technology business units.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Maintenance Equipment News Thu, 02 Mar 2017 13:50:00 +0000 213051 at <p>Victor Cummings</p> Remote updates coming for Volvo trucks <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>NASHVILLE.&nbsp; <a href="">Volvo Trucks North America</a> is adding remote update capability for all of its vehicles equipped with 2017 <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Volvo</a></span> engines, transmissions, aftertreatment systems and other powertrain components.&nbsp; The new Remote Programming service will push our powertrain software updates, which average about two a year, as well as react to fault code conditions that can be corrected with a software download.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Maintenance Equipment News Tue, 28 Feb 2017 19:14:00 +0000 212861 at