Topics Service & Repair

TMD Friction announces dates for brake training class

TMD Friction has released a 2014 schedule of its brake training classes. TMD says the classes will be held May 14, ...

Penray debuts chemical service kits

Penray has produced a variety of system-specific Installer Service Kits that include the chemicals needed to clean, protect, and fortify various vehicle systems. According to Penray, ...

TMC releases tire conditions analysis guide

The Retread Tire Association (RTA) announces the fourth edition of the Radial Tire Conditions Analysis Guide is now available. Produced by the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC), the Retread Tire Association says the book is the most comprehensive tire analysis guide in the industry. It is filled with more ...

Meritor enhances training website

Meritor will launch its redesigned customer training and support website on March 10, 2014 to include improved registration, additional training, course monitoring tools and social media integration for dealers, fleets and garages. The Meritor BullPen offers easy access to product information and training in one central location, the company ...

TMC pilots data scorecard service

American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council is piloting a new scorecard service for capturing and reporting on key industry data and trends. The TMC Scorecard Service, which is supported by a relationship with Decisiv, Inc., will be introduced during TMC’s 2014 annual meeting next week (March 10-13) in ...

ATA/TMC introduce certified VMRS specialist program

American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) is introducing a Certified Specialist Program for users of the Vehicle Maintenance Reporting Standards (VMRS), the industry standard coding convention for tracking equipment and maintenance information. The Certified VMRS Specialist Program was established to provide current VMRS users a means of ...

February Qwik Tech Tips released

The February issue of Phillips Qwik Tech Tips is now online. This month's issue highlights the best 7-way sockets and trailer harness wire connections available in the marketplace. The issue lists good, better and best link connection options and tips on how to properly install the connections. The issue can be found HERE, ...

REPAIR SHOP OF HORRORS: Brake check

The video starts off routine enough; a popped hood and diligently working mechanic. But it doesn't take long for things to go awry.

New fuel system cleaner from Penray

Penray introduces its Total Diesel Fuel System Cleaner. The product is designed to keep fuel systems operating at peak levels and minimize the impact of asphaltenes, a black tar-like material that clogs fuel system components. According to Penray, the presence of water and sludge in diesel fuel can contribute ...

Velociti adds maintenance service for aftermarket technology

Velociti, Inc. says it is expanding its technology deployment services to include post installation support and maintenance service of aftermarket transportation technologies. To date, Velociti has focused on transportation technology installation and implementation. The latest offering streamlines the management and maintenance of the growing number of aftermarket technology deployments in ...