Air Dryer Maintenance in the Winter Months

Air Dryer Maintenance in the Winter Months Moisture in your air system can be challenging at any time in the year, but in colder months, the ability for moisture to freeze within your air system can wreak havoc on braking systems and valves. If water becomes trapped in your air system and freezes it [...]

October 19th, 2021|Nuts & Bolts|0 Comments

Spotlight on the New Alltrux HVAC Product Line

We want YOUR opinion! Please tell us what you'd like to see on the blog in 2021 here: Spotlight on the New Alltrux HVAC Product Line It may be COLD outside right now, but JX Truck Center is Prepping to COOL you down when the Summer HEATS up!  We are currently building our [...]

January 26th, 2021|Nuts & Bolts|0 Comments

Keep Your Cool This Summer!

Tips on how to keep your truck cool during downtime Keeping you or your driver’s cool in the Summer heat is an absolute necessity. Well rested, alert drivers are more productive and safer on the road. While on the road, the truck A/C is keeping the cab cool. What about cooling the cab and sleeper [...]

June 14th, 2019|Nuts & Bolts|0 Comments

A/C Compressors Cool You Down Before the Summer Heats Up

The A/C compressor in your truck is a key component in allowing you to stay cool and comfortable throughout the summer season. An A/C compressor’s job is to compress freon from low pressure to high pressure, pushing it toward the condenser as it continues to flow through your A/C system. A/C compressors are belt driven, [...]

May 31st, 2019|Nuts & Bolts|0 Comments

Don’t Suspend A Smooth Ride: Keep Your Shocks Maintained

  Your truck’s shocks take a beating every day.   They cycle up and down constantly as you drive to soften your ride and reduce wear on your suspension. It is especially tough through the winter months and early spring, when your suspension is impacted by compacted snow and increased pot holes.   Conventional shocks [...]

May 11th, 2018|Nuts & Bolts|0 Comments

Choosing the Right Battery for Your Long Haul

When it comes to batteries for over-the-road equipment, many of us think the more cold cranking amps (CCA) the better, but that is not always the case. Let's dive into the construction of a battery so you can make the choice that best suits your application.   Lead acid batteries are comprised of plates, separators, [...]

February 9th, 2018|Nuts & Bolts|0 Comments

Making the Most of Your Diesel Engine Overhaul

Having your engine overhauled is a big commitment and perhaps the most important commitment you can make to your truck and your business. With overhaul costs ranging from $20,000 to $30,000, the decision on whether or not to have an overhaul performed on your truck’s engine can be a tough one. There are many [...]

August 22nd, 2017|Nuts & Bolts|0 Comments