4-Step Basic Safety Inspection For Your Used Commercial Semi-Truck Before Heading Down The Highway

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After purchasing a used commercial semi-truck from a place like Arrow Truck Sales, you will need to make sure it is safe for driving on the highway. Before you take it out on the road, use this four-step safety inspection to make sure the vehicle is ready for use. Step 1:  Inspect Any Recaps On The Drive Tires This first step involves making sure any recaps on the drive tires are properly attached.

17 February 2015

In A Fix: 3 Fluids Your Gear Oil Should Never Resemble


Your car's manufacturer designed the manual gearbox with a series of moving parts, such as ring gears and bearings. These moving parts rely on the fluid, or gear oil, in the reservoir for all of their protection, lubrication and cooling needs. To keep this protective substance in good shape, your car must receive regular fluid changes every 30,000 to 60,000 miles, depending on the make and model you drive. Furthermore, your transmission must have adequate seals that keep water out of the case at all times.

29 January 2015