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Lubing the Truck

Thanks to Bob Caffee for his ongoing maintenance tips. Welcome back, we have begun the process of learning how to do some of our own maintenance.  This time,  lubing (greasing) the chassis and drive line is in order.  This job … Continue reading

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Fuel Filters

Thanks to Bob Caffee for his ongoing maintenance tips. Fuel Filters In these tough economic times we need to start doing some of our own maintenance ourselves that we would normally pay someone to do for us.  So with the … Continue reading

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Exhaust Systems

Thanks to Bob Caffee foe his ongoing maintenance tips. Exhausted How you ever thought about your exhaust system?  Other then the pre trip check for leaks, most people don’t.  Here is something that was brought to my attention about 2 … Continue reading

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Axle and Wheel Inspections

Thanks to Bob Caffee for his ongoing maintenance tips. Axle & Wheel Seal inspections The drive axle is the rear axle that has a drive shaft attached.  Some trucks have two drive axles; this is called a twin screw tandem.  … Continue reading

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Cooling Systems

Thanks to Bob Caffee for his ongoing maintenance tips. Cooling Systems Recently we had a fuel leak into the cooling system.  After the repairs were done, the cooling system was flushed with cleaner to remove the fuel but to our … Continue reading

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Changing a V Belt

Thanks to Bob Caffee for his ongoing maintenance tips. Changing a V-Belt V-Belts – These still do not hold your pants up but are just as , if not more important. V-Belts differ from micro V-belts in one main way.  … Continue reading

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Changing a Fan Belt

Thanks to Bob Caffee for his ongoing maintenance tips. Changing a fan belt Belts – not the kind that hold your pants up, but fan belts.  Today I was looking around the engine and front end and I noticed my … Continue reading

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