When most owner-operators hear the words "truck maintenance," they immediately think about their tractor and its engine, transmission, etc. However, very few drivers think about the trailer portion of their truck and its own needs for maintenance, as well. If you have been servicing your tractor on a regular schedule but haven't done the same for your trailer, then it's time for an in-depth inspection and perhaps some repairs. Though your trailer should be professionally inspected by a mechanic at a heavy truck repair services shop, you should follow each of these tips while you are waiting for an open appointment:
31 January 2019
When vehicle owners encounter problems with their cars, they can be unsure of what exactly is occurring and how they should address it. Considering the sizable safety risks along with the costs of repairing serious vehicle damage, knowing how to respond to routine problems can be an important skill for anyone that owns a motor vehicle. Why Is the Vehicle Suddenly Riding Roughly? A vehicle that has a rough ride can be extremely unpleasant to use.
3 December 2018
When you have a vehicle, it is very important to make sure that you are well aware of the signs that the transmission is starting to have some trouble. This way, you will hopefully be able to spot the signs that indicate that you need to take your vehicle to a transmission repair shop, such as AAA Commercial Transmission. The sooner you can get the transmission repaired, the less likely it is that you are going to be stranded on the side of the road from a failed transmission.
22 October 2018
Two of the things that you have to do when it comes to staying on top of your regular car care is to look after for your tires and brakes. There is more that you should be doing to your tires and brakes than many people realize, and this leaves a lot of them experiencing tire issues that can be avoided with proper care. And, it can cause someone to need to replace all of their tires before they would have otherwise had to.
6 September 2018
If you are doing an auto restoration, classic cars often have the problem that they were manufactured before auto safety glass was invented. This can make restoration challenging when you need to repair or replace the glass in your classic car. Here are some auto glass repair tips to give your car modern safety glass and prevent problems: 1. Updating Old Glass with Safety Films to Keep Your Car All-Original
6 August 2018
Buying a new car is exciting. There is so much to choose from, but more importantly, there are so many cars that have to pass auto inspections before you ever look at them. In fact, most cars go through at least four different inspections at four different times before they are ever purchased off of a dealer's lot. Each inspection has a purpose, too. The next car or truck you buy should have been through no less than two inspections.
13 May 2018
Keeping up with car maintenance is something that you may not excel at as a vehicle owner. But, this does not mean that you should give up owning a vehicle. The key is to make it easier to own and maintain your car. In some cases, a person may sell their car and buy a more reliable one. Although you may intend on buying a different car in the future, you can make an immediate improvement to your vehicular maintenance situation by switching to synthetic oil.
20 March 2018