Topics Service & Repair

Kiene Diesel expands lift application

A new application has been added to the Kiene Tire Lifter capabilities. Originally designed for lifting 22.5 in. and 24.5 in. ...

Meritor named master distributor for TSE spring brakes

Meritor announces a master distribution agreement with TSE Brakes, Inc. to distribute TSE’s OmniBrake and UltraLife air spring brake chambers ...

TMC fall meeting and SuperTech 2014 set for September

American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council will hold its 2014 Fall Meeting and 10th annual National Technician Skills Competition ...

Rotary Lift expands service capability to meet demand

Rotary Lift announces its free assistPRO professional facility planning assistance service is being expanded to give customers additional options for creating custom shop layouts. The expansion comes as demand for the free service hits an all-time high, with more shops now utilizing assistPRO than ever before, the company ...

Qwik Tech Tips tackles air brake systems

Phillips has released its newest issue of Qwik Tech Tips. This month’s volume is titled “Proper Air Brake System Maintenance.” According to Phillips, “proper air brake system maintenance is very important and only takes a few minutes. If the air system of the brakes is not properly maintained, sludge ...

MERA adds new members

Motor & Equipment Remanufacturers Association (MERA) welcomes Diesel Forward, FTI Consulting and Marmon-Herrington Aftermarket as its newest member companies. “Diesel Forward, FTI and Marmon-Herrington will strengthen our respective remanufacturer, affiliate and supplier membership ranks,” says John Chalifoux, president and COO, MERA. “I am sure they will contribute a great ...

Redwine Garage named Truck Service Expert of the Year

Jim Redwine entered the heavy-duty aftermarket in 1973 with one service bay and the best of intentions. On Thursday he was awarded for his decision, being named the 2013 HDA Truck Pride Truck Service Expert of the Year at the organization's annual meeting in Phoenix. "When my sons and I ...

Air-Weigh introduces scale with GPS, Bluetooth capability

Air-Weigh has released its new BinMaxx XL front-end loader scale with GPS and Bluetooth technology captures every lift and downloads them automatically to your office PC. According to the company, the BinMaxx XL extends the proven BinMaxx front-end loader scale line by adding built-in GPS, Bluetooth office PC software.  Now, customers ...

SAF-Holland releases suspension ride height tips

SAF-Holland has released its fifth document in its new Tech Tip Series, “Truck/Tractor Air Suspension Ride Height Measurement Procedures.” In the feature SAF-Holland showcases the steps recommended for properly measuring the ride height on truck/tractors equipped with drive axle air suspensions. A copy of the entire document can be found ...

New pressure washer

Water Cannon introduces its Hot Water Diesel Pressure Washer powered by a Kohler KD 420ES Electric Start 10HP power plant with a 12-volt self-contained electrical system. The portable Four Wheel Push Bar Frame features 13 in. no-flat foam filled tires and its efficient Beckett 12-volt D.C. Oil Fired Burner ...