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David A. Kolman

Contributor - Fleet Maintenance
Because there have been a number of cylinder liner design changes to Cummins ISX15 engines, service personnel need to be aware of them so as to avoid potential problems when surviving these engines. Photo courtesy of IPD
Emissions & Efficiency

How to avoid potential problems when servicing Cummins ISX15

Dec. 8, 2017
Five tips to prevent costly errors and even catastrophic failures.
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If collected and analyzed correctly, Big Data offers maintenance operations the potential to discover valuable insights for enhanced decision-making and improved operational efficiency.
Data & Telematics

How to leverage Big Data to improve vehicle maintenance processes

Dec. 8, 2017
Big Data can be used to improve the reliability and maintenance of vehicles.
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This is the season when there is a sizeable increase in the movement of the deer population and that appreciably increases the chances for deer-vehicle collisions (DVCs). While not all such accidents can be prevented, drivers can take certain steps to help avoid them.
Shop Safety

Ready For DVC Season?

Oct. 10, 2017
It’s the season for deer-vehicle collisions (DVCs)
Fleet Maintenance Volume 1-1
Chassis, Body & Cab

A Look Back At 20 Years In The Industry

Oct. 10, 2017
In honor of Fleet Maintenance’s 20th anniversary we present a timeline of events since 1997 that have impacted fleet maintenance, service and repair.
Photo courtesy of Daimler Trucks North America
It is important to overcome the mindset of replacing vocational trucks and equipment with comparable units because there are constant changes in available alternatives and regulatory requirements.
Brakes, Tire & Wheel

How to Ensure Efficient Vocational Truck Specifications

Oct. 10, 2017
Key considerations that should not be overlooked
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The frequency of shock replacement can depend on a lot of factors, including the loads a vehicle is transporting, where it typically operates and the driver’s driving behavior.
Brakes, Tire & Wheel

When To Change Shocks

Oct. 10, 2017
Proper maintenance is key to keeping a vehicle safe and running as long as possible. Yet too often, shocks are overlooked, and that can create problems.Shocks “are a much more...