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A Blog by TA & Petro Stopping Centers

Don't Lose Your Cool...Keep Up with Truck A/C Repairs & Maintenance

AC Repair Maintenance

Don’t you love the feeling of going into a nice, cool, air conditioned building after being out on a scorching hot summer day? Your truck should provide you with the same type of relief. Trying to get through summer with a broken A/C system can be grueling - and completely unnecessary with the help of some routine preventative maintenance services. Putting off your routine PM services may save you some time initially, but it will most likely leave you feeling regretful.

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Computerized Diagnostic Techniques and How They're Changing Truck Repair

Roadside Computerized Diagnostics

Before 2007, engine diagnostics checks were relatively simple. You could evaluate the seriousness of an engine problem by simply looking at the exhaust smoke. If the smoke was white, you likely had a coolant or fuel problem. If you observed dark black smoke, you certainly had a fuel problem. Blue tinted smoke would likely indicate an oil issue.

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