Accuride Corporation on Monday launched a new series of how-to videos to help fleet maintenance technicians properly install and service Accuride’s steel and aluminum wheels and Gunite-brand brake drums and Automatic Slack Adjusters (ASA).
Accuride says the videos use animation, technical diagrams and step-by-step instructions to quickly and clearly walk the viewer through correct procedures for installing and maintaining these components. Accuride says customers can quickly access the videos on the Accuride website, mobile application and YouTube channel.
The following are the first three videos in the series, Accuride says:
- Accuride Wheel Service Video – Gives customers thorough yet easy-to-follow instructions for wheel installation and maintenance. The video covers single-piece rims and wheels and includes safe, effective steps for performing wheel removal by hand and machine, complete visual inspection, wheel end cleaning and preparation, tubeless tire installation and proper mounting of the tire/wheel assembly. Following these steps will ensure dependable performance and maintain service life of the wheels. To view: https://youtu.be/fO4G23tSb9U
- Gunite Brake Drum Service Video – Provides proper installation, inspection and maintenance procedures for genuine Gunite brake drums to maximize their service life and ensure safe, reliable brake system performance in daily over-the-road use. The video demonstrates how to establish a periodic brake drum maintenance program that will help users recognize common symptoms and make necessary corrections to restore balanced braking performance. To view: https://youtu.be/nFv9o0L8l1s
- Gunite Automatic Slack Adjuster Service Video – Provides users with all the information needed to properly install, remove, inspect, adjust and maintain the genuine Gunite Automatic Slack Adjusters on their vehicle. Following the helpful step-by-step procedures in this service video will enable users to obtain peak performance from their Gunite ASAs. To view: https://youtu.be/vWlmdrsU8cM