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  • Hi-Tech Future Technicians Wanted

    How Will the Industry Grow Qualified New Talent? By Homer Hogg, Director, Technical Service At TA Truck Service locations, we’re blessed to have more than our fair share of experienced technicians onboard. Sure we could use more,...

    • Posted March 1, 2019
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  • Avoid Getting Lost on Electronic Highways

    By: Homer Hogg, Director, technical service Understanding Twister Pairs, Datalinks & Fragmented Messaging Compared to the simplicity of 30, 20 or even 10 years ago, the control systems you’ll encounter on new trucks have drastically changed. Now,...

    • Posted March 1, 2019
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  • Coolant Knowledge Critical for Your Engine

    Personal Brand & Type Preferences May Not Apply Cooling system maintenance continues to be an industry challenge. As engine manufacturers search for improved fuel efficiency, lighter-weight metals are at or near the top of their priority lists....

    • Posted November 1, 2018
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  • Cool It On Down

    In a continuing focus on air conditioning systems and what you can do to keep your cab comfortable in the late summer heat, understanding the complexity of your blower motor is very important. Not long ago, A/C...

    • Posted September 1, 2018
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  • Listen Up for Air Supply Problems

    Frequent Air Dryer Purging Could be Sign of Pending Trouble It only takes about one week for anyone who’s driven an OTR truck to realize the importance of having your brake system operate at peak efficiency. Being...

    • Posted July 1, 2018
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  • Avoid a Winter Hangover

    by: Homer Hogg,  MANAGER OF TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT for TA and Petro The Spring Solstice is on the horizon, the birds are singing and the flowers are starting to bloom. Across the U.S. and Canada, spring is arriving...

    • Posted March 1, 2018
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  • A History Lesson for Your Future

    How the EPA Served Up a Bowl of Alphabet Soup The Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) continues to establish national air quality standards designed to make the world we live in healthier. The Clean Air Act is...

    • Posted January 1, 2018
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  • Avoid Bitter-Cold Disappointment

    6 Tips to Help You Prepare for Sub-Freezing Temps As winter’s bitter cold arrives, the possibility of a no-start condition increases significantly. Not only can a no-start cause huge delays and the accompanying revenue loss, but the...

    • Posted November 1, 2017
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  • Serving Your Needs

    Technology Requires Continual Training by: Homer Hogg,  MANAGER OF TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT for TA and Petro Special thanks to all who read this column, listen to Maintenance Matters on the Dave Nemo Show, call in to provide information or...

    • Posted September 1, 2017
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  • A/C Efficiency Declining?

    Act Quickly to Avoid Catastrophic Failure Air conditioning is a wonderful system to have in your truck. It could be very easy to just ride down the road and enjoy the cool breeze flowing from your dash...

    • Posted May 1, 2017
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