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Maintain Your Heavy Duty Truck

Operating big machinery is a skilled job, one that is not easy and holds high responsibility for truckers. That is why it is important to keep your truck maintained to prevent costly breakdowns and having to buy replacement parts.

With the abundance amount of heat the engine receives it is priority you keep close eye on how your fan clutch is operating properly or if you need to replace. Remanufactured fan clutches are available to replace your truck part.

Maintain your Heavy Duty Truck with simple maintenance checkups to avoid repairs and replacementsroad-237384

A neglected diesel engine heavy duty truck can;

  • Cause your warranty to be voided
  • Cause diesel engine break down or malfunction
  • Pollution Law penalty
  • Expensive replacements and repairs

Diesel fuel has to be compressed at very high temperatures to burn fuel efficiently and to meet required laws. Luckily truck engineers and manufacturers have been working hard on ways to improve the engines cooling system this has included;

  • Realizing cannot increase size of radiator
  • Testing different ways to manage the airflow through the radiator
  • Improved fin designs
  • Increase cooling capacity
  • Better designed fan clutch
  • Better designed pumps
  • Better designed coolant tubes

Practice the steps to maintain the health of your diesel engine heavy duty truck. Some repairs are unavoidable and are expected with wear and tear of the vehicle but save yourself the hassle of something happening unexpected. Remanufactured fan clutches by Horton are available for Detroit Diesel Trucks, Caterpillar, Cummins, International, Volvo and more. We offer FREE Freight in the continental U.S. on all coolant tubes. CONTACT US to see what diesel engine truck parts we can help you replace.