Topics Service & Repair

Safety Recalls

The following are safety recalls issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: Hayes Lemmerz International Commercial Highway, Inc. is recalling certain commercial steel wheels, model 10073 with date codes ending in A030912 and B030912. These wheels were sold as aftermarket/replacement equipment or installed as original equipment on various commercial highway vehicles. Due to an ...

Bendix Tech Talk Series continues at MATS

This year’s Bendix Tech Talk Series at the Mid-America Trucking Show will include insights on air disc and drum foundation brakes, air treatment and charging systems, and advanced safety technologies. Continuing the tradition established with the series’ launch in 2011, Bendix product and service experts will offer “how-to” demonstrations, ...

Lite-Check promotes diagnostic trailer tester

Lite-Check is working to promote its advanced ABS diagnostics trailer tester for brake and light testing to the maintenance market ...

Decisiv touts innovative QR service technology with Saia Partnership

Decisiv, Inc. announced Monday at TMC's Annual Meeting in Nashville that Saia, Inc. is now deploying QR Codes on 17,000 assets to automate and improve the efficiency of its inspection and maintenance processes. The initiative at Saia represents the largest deployment of QR codes at a commercial fleet using ...

Goodyear FleetHQ debuts at TMC

Goodyear has rebranded its FleetHQ tire service solutions network as Goodyear FleetHQ in an effort to bring the company's heavy-duty service offering together as a "total solutions package." The program was showcased to the fleet market this week at TMC's Annual Meeting in Nashville. "Our research showed 75 percent ...

Downtime: The constant headache

Downtime. If we were to rank bad words to fleet managers, it’s an easy top five representative. Depending on the fleet, it could be the top dog. It’s one of those words, and situations, no one wants to deal with. But it happens, a lot. One of the best things ...

TMC creates technician career development task force

In an effort to combat the rising technician shortage in the trucking market, TMC has created a technician career path development task force to help retain, recruit and promote quality technicians. The new task force debuted Monday at TMC's Annual Meeting in Nashville, and was led by Brian ...

WheelTime launches advanced customer service platform

WheelTime announced the launch of WheelTime LINQ, its new nationwide customer service platform that links systems and services to reduce downtime and increase uptime. The program was released Sunday at TMC’s Annual Meeting in Nashville. WheelTime’s new customer service platform will connect all 200 WheelTime network locations to each ...

WheelTime adopts Cojali diagnostic tools for North America

WheelTime Network LLC has adopted a newly released all makes, total truck diagnostics software tool from Cojali USA as the diagnostic tool of choice throughout its North American network. Cojali, Europe’s largest multi-brand diagnostic tool supplier, developed its recently enhanced North American Jaltest tool package with product testing assistance ...

MOTOR improves heavy-duty Truck Service system

MOTOR Information Systems will strengthen its services in the medium- and heavy-duty aftermarket with a comprehensive update to its all makes Truck Service product, set to be released in April. MOTOR says its Truck Service product is entirely OEM data sourced, and includes vehicle specifications, OE maintenance schedules and ...