You’ve heard the old axiom “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Many owner-operators seem to follow that rule, but you shouldn’t get caught up in that mindset: It’s much more economical to maintain an ...
As a responsible truck owner, you should change your oil at predetermined intervals. Oil analysis provides great information and is the best way to keep track of how your engine is wearing.
With smart operation, you can save money by providing a greater cushion against lube deterioration and engine wear.
The best way to know when to change oil is to have an oil sample analyzed. Kevin Rutherford’s February Dollars & Sense column covers the next key step.
An oil change not only removes impurities, but it replaces depleted additives, as well as base oil that might have oxidized and broken down from heat.
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