12 Truck Maintenance Preparations for Warmer Weather

12 Truck Maintenance Preparations for Warmer Weather The sun is shining, days are getting longer, and the air is starting to feel warmer. Spring must be around the corner. Preparing your truck for the warmer seasons is just as important as preparing your truck for cold weather. Here are 12 truck maintenance preparations that [...]

March 18th, 2021|Nuts & Bolts|0 Comments

Fleet Planning for Municipal & Public Works 

By October, most of us are thinking of the coming winter and inclement weather. At JX Truck Center, we support our public works customers as they prepare their fleets for the inevitable. However, I find the wide range of applications remarkable that we serve with our Peterbilt trucks, throughout the public sector.  Snow removal trucks [...]

October 15th, 2019|Industry News|0 Comments

A/C Acting Up? Here is What You Need to Check Before Taking it In

It’s hot, hot, hot! And if your truck air conditioner doesn't seem to be keeping you cool enough, there are a few easy things you can check yourself before bringing it into the shop.    If you have poor airflow out your dash vents, check the fresh air cabin filter, it may be plugged. [...]

July 26th, 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