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How Truck Drivers Can Increase DPF Regeneration Intervals

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Truck drivers can take several steps to reduce the frequency at which they have to stop and allow their trucks to regenerate the diesel particulate filter (DPF) system once a warning light comes on alerting them to that need. This article discusses some of those helpful measures to ensure your truck remains roadworthy. Reduce Idling Times One way to prolong the interval between regeneration sessions is by keeping truck idling to a minimum.…

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Tips for Caring for your Car's Radiator in Winter

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Winter is due in a few weeks’ time, which offers various challenges to car maintenance efforts. New car owners, at least most of them, do not know how winter affects a car’s radiator; therefore, they ignore some of the essential but critical maintenance procedures. One of the reasons for such negligence is the belief that the temperature outside is already low enough to cool the radiator on a new car. Nothing could be further from the truth because a radiator will struggle to cope with winter conditions no matter how new it is.…

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Tips to help you maximise the lifespan of your brakes

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It is rare to hear people whose vehicles’ original brakes have lasted the entire lifespan of their vehicles without the need for replacement. For most people, brakes last shorter than they should because of poor habits behind the wheel, and in most cases, the brake pads perform even more dismally. If you have been going to the auto mechanic regularly with complaints about poor brake performance, perhaps it is time to review driving skills and enforce those which will promote the life of your brakes.…

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