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All posts tagged "maintenance matters"

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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