Whether you have a brand new truck or fleet belong to you for years, you need to safeguard them for better performance. To make your business profitable your truck’s wheel must keep rolling on the road with ease & this can be achieved only through your truck maintenance habits.
Truck maintenance is always a way to get most out of your available resources if own a fleet. We bring to you our top tips for keeping your trucks running at their best for years to come. Let’s get a look at them one by one.
1. Routinely Change the Engine Oil and Filter
Clean oil lubricates and protects your truck’s engine. Engine oil can easily become contaminated with dust, dirt, and debris from the engine and environment. When this happens, the engine can’t do its job properly. Just as your truck needs clean oil to function at its best, it also needs clean air. Be sure to change the oil filter on a regular basis to remove any dust and debris that would slow down the engine’s efficiency. Oil and filter changes are the most critical parts of a good truck maintenance schedule.
2. Rotate Your Tires
Rotating your tires is essential for maintaining an even amount of tread wear on all four of your truck’s tires. Rotating your tires on a regular basis prolongs the life of your tires. It can also improve mileage and prolong the life of your vehicle’s suspension components by reducing vibrations.
3. Get Your Truck Inspected
An expert analyzes your truck for any issues. It’s important to catch any mechanical or safety issues early on.
4. Check Your Other Fluid Levels
In addition to the engine oil, you should also routinely check the engine coolant, power steering fluid, windshield washer fluid, and brake fluid.
5. Clean the Exterior
Cleaning the exterior of your truck will do more than make your ride shine. It will also protect the paint on your truck by removing any abrasive dirt or dust. When you do clean your truck, don’t forget to clean the undercarriage.