Maintenance

Products

EECT900 Multi-Probe Ultra

The EECT900 Multi-Probe Ultra from Snap-on features both a circuit tester and digital multimeter in one convenient handheld device. Technicians can test AC and DC voltage, resistance, and amperage.

Photo courtesy of BendPak

News

BendPak Wins NASPO Contract for Lifts and Garage Equipment

BendPak Inc., a global manufacturer of car lifts and specialized garage equipment for servicing wheels, tires, and brakes, won its contract bid from the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO), formally WSCA-NASPO.

Screenshot via Ford.

News

Ford Offers CK-4 Alternative Oil for Super Duty Diesels

Ford is recommending the use of a new Motorcraft diesel engine oil for its Super Duty trucks and warning fleet and commercial customers to avoid using most new CK-4 or FA-4 oils because they may cause damage to the engine, the company told AutomotiveFleet.com.

Photo: Mack Trucks

News

Mack Brings Uptime Solutions to Legacy Vehicles

Mack Trucks is bringing its telematics-driven uptime solutions to customers with older Mack vehicles, the company announced at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

Products

FleetLine Shocks

Gabriel Ride Control's FleetLine shocks fit a wide range of heavy-duty vehicle makes and models, including Western Star, Kenworth, Thomas School Bus, and Mack.

Photo courtesy of Stertil-Koni

News

7 Steps to Boost Vehicle Lift Safety

Following a detailed review of bus and truck maintenance facilities across North America, vehicle lift manufacturer Stertil-Koni has identified seven key steps to improving safety for technicians working on the shop floor.

Why is so little emphasis placed on tire preventive maintenance? Is it because, in the words of a popular advertising campaign, “Tires Ain’t Pretty”? (Photo: iStockphoto.com)

Articles

Tire PMs: Low-Tech Solutions for Cost Control

This six-part series covers essential processes needed for effective preventive maintenance. Despite so many high-tech options on the market, fleets must remember tried-and-true methods for an effective tire program. 

Products

PalmJet Safety Air Gun

The PalmJet from Guardair features a comfortable, ergonomic handle and a rugged 1/4-inch diameter extension made from chrome-plated steel, ideal for cleaning the tightest cavities.

News

Ga. City Departments Failed to Bring in Vehicles for Maintenance

A study of the City of Augusta, Ga., fleet management operations shows that city departments inconsistently followed service intervals.

Products

Transmission Jacks

Stertil-Koni's transmission jack brings new capabilities to the shop floor, including increased lifting capacities, x-shaped base frames, broadened base frames, and added hydraulics for one-touch lifting and easy lowering.

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