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  • homer-main
    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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  • homer-regen
    Why Won’t Your Engine Regen?

    Basic Diagnostics You Should Know BY: HOMER HOGG, MANAGER OF TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT FOR TA-PETRO Hardly a week rolls by without someone involving me in a conversation about an engine that won’t perform an after-treatment regeneration. The conversation is...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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    Avoid Winter Breakdown Frustrations

    For Starters, Focus on the Big 3 by: Homer Hogg, MANAGER OF TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT for TA-Petro IF YOU’RE INTENT ON PREVENTING BREAKDOWNS AND CONTROLLING SEASONAL INCREASES IN YOUR COST PER MILE THIS WINTER, FOCUS ON THE BIG-THREE...

    • Posted January 1, 2017
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    Blown Away by Improved Serviceability

    Freightliner Engineers Hit Design Home Run Just introduced by Freightliner, the new Cascadia® was designed to be more efficient for the driver and for owners with what Freightliner calls a focus on “Real Cost of Ownership.” Freightliner’s...

    • Posted November 1, 2016
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    Avoid Bone-Chilling Problems

    by: Homer Hogg, MANAGER OF TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT for TA-Petro With searing summer heat gripping the country just a few weeks ago and trees still adorned with green leaves, winter is hardly on your mind. It should be....

    • Posted September 1, 2016
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    Be Particular About Particulate Matter

    by: Homer Hogg, Manager for Technical Development for TA-Petro In 2007, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced a set of emissions standards to be applied to on-highway diesel engines. These standards require almost zero Particulate Matter to be...

    • Posted July 1, 2016
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    Parasite on Board

    After parking your truck for two or three days, have you ever returned just to learn that it would not crank? It could be a simple case of forgetting to turn off the lights or leaving some...

    • Posted March 1, 2016
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    Today’s trucks require a far more refined fuel than the green diesel of old

    Growing up on a farm afforded me the chance to operate tractors, combines and trucks. I remember the green color of the fuel that we used in every dieselpowered engine we had. That fuel was not very...

    • Posted November 5, 2015
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