Suggested maintenance, inspection practices for flooded trucks

Updated Nov 9, 2012

Superstorm Sandy left lots of vehicles, including Class 8 trucks, subject to flooding from contaminated waters. On Overdrive sister site CCJ, Equipment Editor Jack Roberts has posted information from Meritor in a technical bulletin on what to look for concerning axles, tie rods, trailer axles, hubs, transfer cases and many more systems if you’re truck has been affected by floodwaters.

Click here to see it.

Overdrive Senior Editor interviewed ATBS maintenance guru Bill McClusky about the same subject in 2010 following the flooding in Nashville. Read his suggestions here.

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