One of the biggest things that can send your truck to its early grave is a faulty or broken radiator hose. This hose is responsible for transporting the coolant to the radiator, and when it fails it causes problems or damages your engine. Coolant helps regulate your engines temperature helping make sure it stays cool or warm enough while it’s running sometimes the signs of a failing radiator hose aren’t always as easy as looking at your engine’s temperature gauge. Which is why we wanted to tell you about some other signs of a failing radiator hose.
Freightliner Trucks is the most popular and reliable American truck manufacturer since they first opened in 1942. As a division of Daimler Trucks North America, they are best known for their manufacture of heavy duty class 5-7 and high class 8 diesel trucks. Known as leading pioneers in the history of trucking manufacture, Freightliner is constantly looking toward the future by improving their truck’s quality with new technologies.
What is an AC Condenser?
When it comes to semi-trucks or construction equipment, heavy duty truck AC condensers are an important consideration in maintaining the vehicle. These air conditioning condensers are located on the high side of the air conditioning system and are placed directly in front of the radiator. Because of where it’s located, it allows for the refrigerant vapor to travel through the air-conditioning system, thus creating ice cold air for the driver. Continue reading
Southpointe Radiator is a member and strongly supports NARSA, The International Heat Transfer Association. We are proud to be NARSA Heavy Duty Certified and we want our customers to know. They recognize our radiator shop and our technicians to have the equipment and technical knowledge to provide parts for heavy duty repairs with a high level of product quality and customer service.