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MHUB - June 1, 2015
diesel engine
Using diesel engine oil in a natural gas engine will cause valve torching, piston scuffing and a reduction of spark plug life. Additionally, oils with high ash content may cause
MHUB - May 31, 2015
red light means brake
The No. 1 job of truck brakes is safety; within that application, there’s more than one way to stop a truck. Drums have been the brake of choice for many trucks, but air disc
MHUB - May 27, 2015
walking street sign
Some say a quick way to know what is going on is to read a report. Not sure I agree. When the costs hit the reports, it is too late. Data is good, but maybe too late!

There are
MHUB - May 25, 2015
mechanic inspecting equipment
Increasing adoption of onboard technology has been a boon and a bane for fleets. The boon is greater transparency between the fleet maintenance manager and driver/vehicle—that
MHUB - May 23, 2015
huge wheel from a digger
Truck operators and manufacturers are acutely concerned about corrosion of vehicle parts.

“It’s huge,” said Todd Cotier, maintenance manager at Hartt Transportation in Bangor
MHUB - May 19, 2015
skid steer loader in use
A skid steer loader is one of the most frequently used tools on a job site. To keep it performing productively over time, operators should follow these simple operating tips to
MHUB - May 15, 2015
winter streets
“Battery drain is an issue for fleets at parking facilities where drivers require hotel loads for comfort and convenience items, especially during rest periods required by new