More than 1,200 Freightliner and Western Star trucks recalled for tie-rod issue

More than 1,200 Freightliner and Western Star trucks recalled for tie-rod issue Vibrations may lead to tie-rod separation and an inability to steer. https://www.vehicleservicepros.com/shop-operations/safety-health/news/21020099/more-than-1200-freightliner-and-western-star-trucks-recalled-for-tierod-issue?utm_source=FMS+Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=VSP180829005&o_eid=0118C8673790F1U&rdx.ident%5Bpull%5D=omeda%7C0118C8673790F1U...

Share
Managed Mobile, Inc. and Second Harvest Food Bank Partner up for Food, Fun, and DVIR Training

Managed Mobile, Inc. and Second Harvest Food Bank Partner up for Food, Fun, and DVIR Training Manged Mobile provides DVIR Training for Second Harvest Food Bank. An important part of...

Share
Driver Visual Inspection Report Training Video

Driver Visual Inspection Report Training Video Managed Mobile Fleet Maintenance Senior Field Supervisor Joe Aguirre walks a crew of diesel truck delivery drivers through their Driver Visual Inspection Report.  This...

Share
Cummins issues largest voluntary recall of medium and heavy duty trucks

Cummins to recall 500,000 model-year 2010-2015 trucks for a faulty emissions part. https://www.vehicleservicepros.com/vehicles/powertrain/emissions-fuel-efficiency/news/21016028/cummins-issues-largest-voluntary-recall-of-medium-and-heavy-duty-trucks?utm_source=FMS+Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=VSP180801004&o_eid=0118C8673790F1U&rdx.ident%5Bpull%5D=omeda%7C0118C8673790F1U...

Share
Update on Relevant US Regulations

Update on Relevant US Regulations FMCSA Proposes Rulemaking Related to Class A CDL Training Requirements On June 29, 2018, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a proposed rule...

Share
Service Lights & Their Importance

Does your dash cluster look like this Christmas Tree?! Whether in your personal car or in your work vehicle, you’ve probably experienced, at some time or another, a dash light...

Share
Be Ready for our 2018 Roadcheck Event

Be ready for roadcheck 2018, https://cvsa.org/news-entry/2018-roadcheck/ .  This annual event, held this year from June 5 – 7, will feature a heightened frequency of inspections for commercial trucks.  A special emphasis this...

Share
Managed Mobile DVIR / Pre-Trip Training for Second Harvest Food Bank Drivers

Managed Mobile DVIR Training An important part of a comprehensive fleet maintenance program is the commercial truck driver’s Daily Vehicle Inspection Report or “DVIR.” A driver’s pre-trip and post-trip inspection...

Share
Driveshaft Phasing & Its Importance

You’ve just received your BIT or DOT inspection paperwork and recap from Managed Mobile’s recent visit.  One of the notes that grabs your attention states, “Driveshaft/Intermediate Shaft Out of Phase/Misaligned,”...

Share
Regular Transmission Services

Most people understand the importance of regular oil changes but regrettably stop short of performing the other necessary preventative maintenance services. One of the vital services Managed Mobile offers is...

Share
Timely Correction of Small Repairs

The image below shows what happens when a wheel seal leak is left unrepaired – brake shoes, drums, and wheel seals all need to be replaced. A managed preventive maintenance...

Share
Changes to the Smoke Opacity Program

The California Air Resource Board (CARB) is currently proposing changes which will impact businesses involved in logistics and trucking. The three main proposals are: Lowering the opacity limit, Periodic Smoke...

Share