New vid series on tire, brake maintenance


The Accuride supplier of components to the North American and European commercial vehicle industries launched a series of how-to videos to assist in properly installing and servicing Accuride’s steel and aluminum wheels and Gunite-brand brake drums and Automatic Slack Adjusters. 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.

Those with Accuride products can quickly access the videos on the Accuride website, mobile application and YouTube channel, likewise below:

1) The wheel-service vid details thorough yet easy-to-follow instructions for wheel installation and maintenance, covering single-piece rims and wheels and including safe 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:

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2) The brake drum service video provides proper installation, inspection and maintenance procedures for Gunite brake drums to maximize their service life and ensure reliable brake system performance in daily over-the-road use. It 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:

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3) The automatic slack adjuster video describes how to properly install, remove, inspect, adjust and maintain Gunite auto slacks:

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