Topics Service & Repair

Decisiv, Procede partner to improve data integrity for HD truck service and repair

Decisiv, Inc. announced Monday a partnership with Procede Software, a software developer of Dealer Management System (DMS) solutions for the heavy duty commercial truck marketplace. From this new partnership, the company says service providers can improve revenue and margins, reduce days out of service (DOS), drive customer retention, ...

New medium-duty spring application

SuperSprings International has developed an application for medium-duty Isuzu N-Series’ front suspensions that is said to dramatically improve driver comfort. According to SuperSprings, the N-Series features ...

Snap-on promotes socket set

When backing off a fastener, do you ever wish you had a little more room? Snap-on says now you can have it with its new six-piece ...

Suspension system service: Knowledge is power

Class 7 and 8 truck and trailer combinations are heavy. A Class 8 commercial truck weighs more than 33,000 lbs. Its Class 7 counterpart weighs in between 26,000 and 33,000 lbs. Combined with a full trailer in tow, on-highway trucking rigs can tip the scales at up to 80,000 ...

Fontaine Fifth Wheel combines rebuild kit

Fontaine Parts Connection says its new Major Rebuild Kit combines six kits into one to streamline the repair process and save fleet operators money. “We know how frustrating it can be when technicians start to work on a project and have to make several trips to the parts counter ...

TMC task force looking at reusable filters

ATA’s Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) has charged a task force with qualifying questions for the evaluation of cleanable and reusable filtration devices. An increasing number of fleets and independent operators are looking at reusable or cleanable filters as a way of saving on maintenance costs. Filter outlays can ...

Mitchell 1 offers free online product training

Mitchell 1 has launched a new online Truck Product Training Center offering easily-accessible weekly training sessions for the company’s truck repair information and truck labor estimating products. The free sessions cover product features and include real-world example lookups, followed by Q & A with the Mitchell 1 truck ...

Fleet Engineers VMRS codes now available via website

Fleet Engineers says it has made Vehicle Maintenance Reporting Standards (VMRS) codes available for its products on the Fleetengineers.com website. The list is in PDF format. VMRS was developed to establish a standard coding system for universally tracking equipment, maintenance costs and functions, and provides a vital communication link between ...

NGVi training course piles on the natural gas knowledge

There is a conventional wisdom that natural gas is an extremely volatile and flammable fuel, one that needs to be handled with utmost care and skill. While the second part of that sentence is true, it’s just as true for natural gas as it is for diesel fuel or ...

Freightliner group buys Texas service center

The Around The Clock Freightliner Group, LLC, has acquired the Howe, Texas based Diamond Service Center. "We continue to expand the ATC Group’s support services in the region," John Miciotto, the President & CEO of the Around The Clock Freightliner Group, says. “With the addition of this location in the Howe/Sherman ...