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U-Bolts

The importance of properly fitted u-bolts, there purpose, design types and "How to Measure". Suitable for downloading and printing.

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Tips on Leaf Spring Suspension Service

An informative source about leaf spring suspensions. Great info for a better understanding of leaf spring design and function.

 

Leaf Spring Failure Analysis

A technical overview of the factors influencing leaf spring fatigue and failure. Also some preventive measures that will help extend the life of the spring.

 

Taper Leaf Springs

An introduction to taper leaf springs, including application advantages and maintenance.

 

Use of Oversize Brake Lining

The use of oversized brake lining and the effects it has on braking performance.

 

Air Brake Trouble Shooting Chart

An excellent full color chart showing a typical air brake schematic, component identification with a diagnostic explaination of faults and possible causes. Thanks to Bepco, Inc.

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Haldex Air Brake Trouble Shooting Chart

Another excellent full color chart showing a typical air brake schematic with a diagnostic explaination of faults and possible causes. Thanks to Haldex Brakes

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NTSB Safety Recommendation
Adjusting Automatic Slack Adjusters

A safety warning issued by the National Transportation Safety Board regarding the possible deadly consequences of improperly manually adjusting automatic slack adjusters.
A must read is you service truck air brake systems

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Bendix Air Brake Handbook
Copyright Bendix HVSG 2009

A great reference with detailed explanations of the various Bendix air brake valves functions and uses.
A must read is you service truck air brake systems

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