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  • HomerHogg
    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 October 12, 2018
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  • airsupply
    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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  • kolman
    Name of Game is Productivity

    Are You Making the Most of Your Time at Truck Stops? SAY WHAT YOU WILL ABOUT FMCSA, HOS & ELDs; THEY’RE HERE AND YOU MUST DEAL WITH THEIR IMPACT ON YOUR PRODUCTIVITY. Because of the rigid Hours-of-Service...

    • 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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  • HomerHogg
    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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  • HomerHogg
    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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  • condsection
    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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  • hogg-featured
    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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