preventive maintenance

Xantrex: 3 inverter installation tips

1. Installation best at the factory or authorized dealer aftermarket: If you're considering an aftermarket inverter installation to an older truck or mulling options on a new vehicle, take it under advisement that leading inverter manufacturer Xantrex Technology reps have formally recommended inverter installation by a truck OEM or an authorized dealer. According to Xantrex, inverter shipments have risen sharply since 2005, and the company expects sales to increase at least 40 percent in the next ...

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Win the warranty game

There’s no shortage of reasons for invalidating a warranty. Trump them all with proper PM and get your claim honored.

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Dirty dozen

Stay on top of these 12 PM items to escape big repair bills and frequent downtime.

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Trucker of the Month

Dan Heister’s meticulous planning and knack for truck mechanics boost his success.

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Dollars and Sense

Catching problems with oft-overlooked maintenance items can pay big dividends.

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Dollars and Sense

Owner-operators who are skipping small preventive maintenance items are finding out later it’s costing them much more money to get the problem corrected.

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