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Parts for Trucks is pleased to announce the acquisition of Fleet Brake Parts and Service Inc.
It’s the February Roundup! Check it out now!
When temperatures drop, reports of plugged fuel filters tend to rise. Fuel filters do, in fact, plug more during the winter than at any other time.
The Parts for Trucks Training Academy is designed to help new Technicians like Isaiah get hands-on experience while going to school. Hear Isaiah’s story and thoughts on the program and how it has benefited him.
Winter operation can really be tough! It challenges both driver and equipment. Are you prepared?
Our Service Centers have seen it all, there is no job too big or small for the team. But this job, it was, well… unique.
A new month means a new roundup and have we got some news for you!
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Pay regular attention to these items (as you should) and both vehicle and driver will be ready for the worst. After that, winterizing is a breeze!
Winter is looming, taking a bit of time now will save you lighting headaches later. This Tech Tip covers preventive maintenance of your lighting system.
Meet Mikey, Parts for Trucks newest employee as he navigates his first week working in the warehouse
It’s fall and you know what that means, Pumpkin Spice! Watch Todd as he shows how we’re contributing to the season’s favourite flavour.
Be sure to check these 9 things you when maintaining your air springs!
Most air dryer systems don’t have external indicators to let you know when something is wrong. That means its on you to check and maintain the system on our own. This Tech Tip covers what you should be looking for.
We’re kicking off Fisher season with one hell of a pre-season special, during the month of September. When you buy a plow, you’ll receive a free LED lighting upgrade. If you buy…
Win a trip for two to the Daytona 500! Feel the rumble of the motors and experience the roar of the crowds thanks to Parts for Trucks and Grote.
Meet Harry: Ottawa's Apprentice Technician By: LeighVideo Transcript Parts for Trucks are there to try and help us advance quicker the best way they can, and I think they're doing a good job. My name is Harry Harbers and I'm a tech. I started off as a junior in...
Before replacing any part or declaring a problem is solved, verify the cause and cure with the proper test equipment. To use the guide…
Use of Pressurized Oil Gun to Prefill Lube Filters Can Cause Damage.
The August Roundup is here! Milwaukee giveaway, emissions, chrome and so much more!
Ever wonder how your after-treatment system works? What do the SRC, DOC, and DPF do? Learn about it all in this Torque Talk
Giveaways, horns, BBQs and more! All happening in July and all happening at Parts for Trucks.
Take the shimmy out of your drive with these accessories designed for use with the hub-pilot wheel end system. Watch now!
What's the Right Wire for the Job? By: Leigh MGauge, material, application and run length. All important factors to consider when replacing the wiring on your truck. The simplest way to ensure you’re using the correct wire is to put in exactly what you’ve taken out,...
We’re coming at you hot this summer with the June Roundup, Grab your BBQ Apron, crank up the A/C and hit the road with some shiny new chrome!
Parts for Trucks now sell Milwaukee tools at all locations. We’ve put together a list of every tool you could want when working on a truck or trailer.
Milwaukee Tools, the giveaway, & Mays promo all covered this this video!
Clamp force is obtained when we torqued this nut down to pull the stack together. That is what holds a wheel on and it can be affected by the settling it. It can be affected by stud stretch
Jaltest is a diagnostic tool that we use here in our shops for the diagnosing commercial vehicles, diagnostics on light duty, right up to Class 8.
Get rid of your old, bulky reservoir replace it with this hydraulic cooler which only uses 4 gallons of oil and use that weight savings to carry more cargo.
Whether it be a car hauler, flatbed, landscaping trailer or a gooseneck trailer, keeping them maintained will ensure you get the longest serviceable life out of your equipment. Make sure you regularly check these 7 areas of your trailer!
What should you be looking for when you are changing a wheel out? Rust, pitting, wheel studs and more.
We sat down with our Foreman in Moncton to discuss his time with Parts for Trucks.
“The best way to maximize the service life of your battery is to make it part of your preventative maintenance checks. Chances are your batteries aren’t as charged as they should be”
Questions about wheel end components? Our wheel end specialist John talks about all the different elements you should find on a wheel.
“With the holiday season upon us, I’d like to take this opportunity to thank you, our customers for your support over the past year, whether you’re…”
We’re taking a look at our DPF Cleaning machine and discussing why water is a cleaner and more efficient way to get you back on the road.
A plow and a spreader are critical pieces of a snow clearing operations. But you can get more from your equipment by customizing it with accessories. This list was put together to give you a snapshot of what can be added or upgraded to your fisher equipment to get maximum efficiency from your purchase.
Today we are going to talk about the two types of dual-pressure hydraulic systems that we mount on our vehicles. One involves the Gemini pump and the other involves the D-182 combo valve, both are very good systems, and both are sold and serviced here at Parts for Trucks.
Choosing a PTO (Power Take Off) that works with both your truck and application can be a complex and confusing process. An incorrect PTO can damage equipment and tie your trucks up in the shop while you wait for repairs.
What’s are the most important things to check each fall ahead of the cold weather? We’re glad you asked! Follow Helen and Cameron as they go over that you need to check to make sure you keep your truck running all winter long.
“We were one of the first in the city with a car in 1912,” she shares. Her father was well known for working on cars in their backyard on North Street, though he worked as a machinist at the Dockyard as his trade. His passion for cars soon became his business.
Parts for Trucks took to the track with the Maritime Pro Stock Race in Antigonish.
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