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Ep 6: Wheel Ends

June 9, 2017 by John Smith

Ontario currently has zero tolerance for wheel-related defects. But wherever you operate, wheels will be a part of a roadside inspection. Editor John G. Smith and Samantha Sarasin, Ontario Ministry of Transportation enforcement officer and provincial Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) instructor, explore what inspectors are looking for when they stop at a wheel end during a Level 1 inspection.

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Ep 8: The Duals

June 9, 2017 by John Smith

Editor John G. Smith and Samantha Sarasin, Ontario Ministry of Transportation enforcement officer and provincial Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) instructor, stop at a dual wheel assembly during a Level 1 inspection. There, they search for potential issues involving tire condition, spring hangers, fifth wheels and more.

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Ep 10: Trailer Bogie

June 9, 2017 by John Smith

Editor John G. Smith and Samantha Sarasin, Ontario Ministry of Transportation enforcement officer and provincial Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) instructor, stop at the trailer bogie assembly, where enforcement teams are looking at air lines, sliders, frames and more.

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Dana upgrades Outrunner wheel seal

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Dana offers an upgraded version of its Outrunner wheel seals, promising longer life.

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Are we doing enough?

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

When it comes to mechanical integrity, satisfying the law just doesn’t cut it. From the June 2006 issue.

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WHEEL-END LUBE: NOT SO SIMPLE

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Semi-fluid lubes can work well in wheel-ends, but they bring new failure modes and demand a different inspection and maintenance approach.

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Are we doing enough?

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

When it comes to mechanical integrity, satisfying the law just doesn’t cut it. From the June 2006 issue.