Discover common mistakes in heavy-duty truck axle and differential fluid changes and learn how to avoid costly errors. Iron Buffalo in Denver, CO, shares essential insights for proper maintenance.
Trouble ahead? Neglecting truck hydraulic maintenance can harm drivers and fleet owners. Iron Buffalo in Denver, CO knows why it's essential. Stay safe.
Hello from Iron Buffalo in Denver, CO! If you're a trucker with a PACCAR MX engine, we've got your back on EGR system knowledge without the jargon.
Greetings from Iron Buffalo in Denver, CO & Flathead County, MT! We're your go-to for all Kenworth W900 engine troubles. Buckle up for a deep dive into troubleshooting.
Discover the intricate details of the Peterbilt 579 braking system. Learn about its components, inspection techniques, and professional servicing. Keep your heavy-duty truck safe and reliable on the road.
ABS is critical for heavy-duty truck safety. Let's understand its role and importance in maintaining fleet efficiency.
Upgrade your transmission and clutch system for enhanced truck performance. Discover the benefits, from fuel efficiency to towing capacity, in our blog post.
Essential heavy equipment maintenance for peak performance and ROI. Explore its importance in this guide.
Ensure your safety and maintain the performance of your heavy-duty truck during winter with these essential preventive maintenance tips.
Welcome to a comprehensive guide on the benefits of heavy-duty EGR and DPF maintenance. We'll discuss how these systems work and the advantages of regular upkeep. This article is divided into two parts: EGR system and DPF system.
Advanced aftertreatment systems have reduced heavy-duty truck emissions. They require proper care for safe operation and optimized performance. This article highlights signs of exhaust and aftertreatment system issues.
Improve fuel efficiency in your heavy equipment to reduce costs and increase profitability. Implement these tips to manage fuel consumption and optimize operations for your fleet of heavy equipment. Maximize efficiency and minimize expenses with these fuel-saving strategies.
Proper truck maintenance matters all year round. It’s especially critical when the weather cools down, though. Do you know how to prepare a diesel truck for winter? If not, this guide is for you. Below, you’ll learn ten essential steps every truck driver should take to weather the winter safely.
Wheel alignment is an important maintenance service that helps to keep your heavy-duty truck running smoothly and safely. Poor wheel alignment can cause premature tire wear, reduce fuel efficiency, and even cause steering problems. While there is no exact timeline for when your heavy-duty truck needs wheel alignment, there are certain indicators that can help you know when it is time for service. Here are six common indicators that your heavy-duty truck needs a wheel alignment:
Unexpected issues can cause major problems to ultimately sideline you and your Peterbilt truck. This is why we thought of sharing a list of the most common Peterbilt truck breakdowns and repair tips with you.
When you are trying to purchase a new semi-truck, you will need to proceed with buying the most reliable semi-truck engine. Then you can continue to drive the semi-truck without experiencing any hassle. Here are some of the most reliable semi-truck engines that you can find out there.
Vehicles that get routine maintenance use much less fuel, run through significantly fewer tires, and encounter breakdowns significantly less often. Here are a few useful tips that you can follow to pick the right partner for truck fleet maintenance.
18-wheelers aren't the most fuel-efficient, and that’s largely due to their weight. Even if only downhill roads might be used to construct whole routes, this is not the most effective way to increase fuel economy. Let's instead concentrate on how motorists may reduce diesel prices. Use this straightforward advice to save money and diesel at the same time.
In this article, we will explore some of the top heavy-duty truck engine problems and how to avoid them. By understanding the causes and preventative measures for these issues, truck owners and operators can extend the life of their engines and minimize downtime.
After having their truck's tires balanced, many drivers have observed that they have better control over their vehicles. Regaining the balance is the best technique to ensure total control of the truck on the road since imbalances may lead to subpar steering performance.
If your heavy-duty truck begins to overheat, it is essential to pull over as soon as it is safe and legal. Here are some reasons why heavy-duty trucks overheat.
As the weather warms up and the days become longer, there are some safety factors that you should consider when loading up your heavy-duty truck. In this article, we’ll review the top 5 preventive maintenance tips for summer driving.
To help guide the brake selection process, we’ll outline the different braking systems, including how they function, the proper vehicle size and application for each, and other considerations.
Kenworth announced on March 9, 2021, that its new 15-inch digital display system would be standard equipment on the T880 and W990 models. On the newly released Kenworth T680 Next Generation model, the completely digital, high-definition Digital Display is already standard.
Developing a truck fleet maintenance plan is a significant task, given the broad range of vehicle sizes, purposes, and models. Whether you have a fleet of light-duty service pickups or Class 8 heavy rigs, an efficient preventative maintenance strategy may help you save costs and decrease asset downtime.
A lead-acid battery should last roughly 42 months on average, although this timeframe can vary based on various factors, including temperature, travel duration, and the functioning of your truck's charging circuit. Regardless of the circumstances in which your truck is driven, here are seven suggestions to help you get the most out of your truck's battery.
This article will go through the most common causes of Kenworth T860 truck troubles and how to avoid them.
Explore all frequently asked questions about Truck Brakes Maintenance.
Every semi-truck owner knows that it is unavoidable for their truck to require repair work from time to time. Having the proper knowledge and equipment can help you tackle some minor repair works and be back on the road in no time.
Cummins ISX is an inline 6-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine with about 600 horsepower and 2050 pounds-feet of torque. ISX is the successor of the legendary N14 engine designed by Cummins. Today, we'll look at the 5 most common problems with the Cummins ISX engine and why drivers prefer this engine.
Heavy-duty truck preventative maintenance is a topic close to the hearts of all companies who depend on hauling goods, supplying raw materials, or even self-employed individuals. Without preventative routine maintenance, trucks can break down without warning, leaving the company with no way to get their product to market in time.
James Robinson placed in the top 25 overall in the recent TMCSuperTech 2021’s Fall Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition in Cleveland for the American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council. It was here that he had to display his premier skills among other professional commercial vehicle technicians.
Truck-Mounted Cranes are huge pieces of equipment that require a lot of attention, upkeep, and repair in order to run efficiently. It keeps your business running smoothly, but what do you do if something goes wrong?
At Iron Buffalo, our on-site DOT inspectors have significant experience in the truck repair industry and can ensure that your vehicle is in compliance with all applicable DOT regulations. In this article, we share some information about the five benefits of heavy-duty truck DOT inspections.
Heavy-duty diesel trucks have been a staple of the American transportation industry since they were first introduced to this country in the 1920s. In fact, diesel engines are so popular that diesel is actually the most common type of engine for on-road trucks and cars in America. Unfortunately, diesel engines can bring about significant electrical issues, which oftentimes need a heavy-duty truck mechanic to resolve